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World Oil News Center is collection of current headlines and select press releases from around the upstream, oil and gas industry.

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04/17/2014: Chesapeake’s biggest investor grows more bullish on stock

04/17/2014: Ex-BP worker sold stock on insider Macondo spill data, U.S. says

04/17/2014: Fracing sand spurs silos for rail transport

04/17/2014: Keystone opponents winning Hollywood endorsements

04/17/2014: Ex-Cobalt executive may list Aussie shale explorer in U.S.

04/17/2014: Colombia probes tremor rise in biggest oil producing region

04/17/2014: Namibia considers oil block auctions to improve terms

04/17/2014: Nigeria to stop flaring most gas within 5 years, Seplat says

04/17/2014: Schlumberger boosts profit as explorers seek technology edge

04/17/2014: Total in deepwater oil discovery off Ivory Coast

04/17/2014: Shell reports deepwater gas discovery offshore Malaysia

04/17/2014: CIMC Raffles delivers HYSY 932 jackup drilling rig

04/17/2014: Ezion secures $43.7 million charter contract to supply Service Rigs

04/17/2014: Ezion secures $35 million charter contract to supply Service Rigs

04/17/2014: Saipem awarded FPSO contracts in Angola worth more than $4 bn

04/17/2014: Osage spuds first operated horizontal Woodford well

04/17/2014: Hurricane Energy mobilizes Sedco 712 semisubmersible to West of Shetlands

04/17/2014: NOIA honors Danos with safety awards

04/17/2014: Brent crude climbs to six-week high as Ukraine crisis escalates

04/17/2014: WTI holds near six-week high as Ukraine crisis escalates

04/17/2014: Maersk Drilling takes delivery of second ultra-deepwater drillship

04/16/2014: USCG overseeing response after massive wave hits Ensco semisubmersible in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

04/16/2014: Natural gas continues to shrink America’s carbon footprint, API says

04/16/2014: Noble Energy CEO to step down in 2015

04/16/2014: Jimmy Carter announces opposition to Keystone

04/16/2014: End of active cleanup operations from Macondo spill

04/16/2014: InterMoor Marine Services names new general manager

04/16/2014: Tricon Geophysics expands Paradigm licenses

04/16/2014: Spectrum starts phase 2 of Barents Sea multi-client survey

04/16/2014: Anadarko, Noble spend big to fight Colorado fracing limits

04/16/2014: First tanker starts loading crude from East Libya

04/16/2014: China's natural gas output rises to highest level in 2 years

04/16/2014: Alberta considers emissions rules to win support for oil sector

04/16/2014: Gastar Exploration resumes unrestricted Marcellus Shale production

04/16/2014: New Dragados offshore contract secured for IKM Testing

04/16/2014: Ensco orders two 140 series jackups

04/16/2014: Total awards Technip, Heerema major subsea contract

04/16/2014: Rosneft reports discovery of a new field within Uvat project

04/16/2014: Radioactive waste booms with oil as states eye new rules

04/16/2014: HRT Founder seeks partners to explore for oil in Namibian blocks

04/16/2014: BOEM proposes Western Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale

04/16/2014: Mexican oil company Evya accused of defrauding Citigroup

04/15/2014: Petrobras defends heavy oil refinery deal that lost $530 million

04/15/2014: Geotrace appoints new chief metrics officer

04/15/2014: South Sudan rebels seize state capital, urge oil shutdown

04/15/2014: Kuwait sees rising crude production amid improved extraction

04/15/2014: E&P veteran offered Eni’s top job

04/15/2014: Air Energi opens new office to support shale boom

04/15/2014: BP awards CB&I Shah Deniz pipeline contract

04/15/2014: GE to power new FPSO for Brazil's pre-salt

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