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07/31/2014: Lukoil starts returning investments on Iraq’s West Qurna-2 project

07/31/2014: Afren plummets after suspending CEO, COO amid payments probe

07/31/2014: Shell says Russian sanctions minimize restraints on gas exports

07/31/2014: ArcLight reports agreements to construct and operate new crude oil gathering, storage and transmission systems in the core of the Eagle Ford Shale

07/31/2014: RKI reports exchange agreement with Chesapeake Energy for Powder River basin, Wyoming Properties

07/31/2014: NPD grants Statoil permit to drill 7324/9-1 well in PL 614

07/31/2014: Det norske granted right to spud Kvitvola exploration well in PL 553

07/31/2014: Statoil given go ahead to spud 2/4-22 S well in PL 146

07/31/2014: Eni profit rises 51% boosted by Saipem, gas division

07/31/2014: BG second quarter profit rises on Brazil as continues CEO search

07/31/2014: Woodside’s buyback deal with Shell at risk of being blocked

07/31/2014: Chiyoda, CB&I JV bags FEED contract for Golden Pass LNG export project

07/31/2014: MUA withdraws notice to strike at Mermaid Dampier supply base in WA

07/31/2014: BGP completes 3D seismic acquisition offshore Gabon for Perenco

07/31/2014: Titan Energy updates on drilling at Drover-1 well in EP455 in Perth basin

07/31/2014: Santos to proceed with SAJV's Stage 2 plan in Northern Territory

07/31/2014: Tamarind, Blackstone form $800 mn venture for upstream projects in SE Asia

07/30/2014: Quicksilver files NEB application for exports from Discovery LNG

07/30/2014: North Atlantic Drilling, Rosneft ink contracts for six offshore units

07/30/2014: Rosneft, PDVSA to establish engineering and construction JV

07/30/2014: Rosneft, PDVSA sign agreements on offshore projects, drilling technologies

07/30/2014: Newfield to sell Granite Wash assets for $588 million

07/30/2014: Sanctions for Russia spread pain from Putin to Halliburton, BP

07/30/2014: Horizon’s largest shareholder backs A$800 million Roc merger

07/30/2014: IWCF urges industry to increase basic well control knowledge post Macondo

07/30/2014: Tullow starts flaring to sustain Jubilee output in Ghana

07/30/2014: ConocoPhillips completes sale of Nigeria business

07/30/2014: SacOil may get first production asset in Nigeria, Chairman says

07/30/2014: Total stopped buying Novatek stock after Malaysian jet downed over Ukraine

07/30/2014: European oil in ‘doldrums’ needs discovery, Tullow CEO says

07/30/2014: Centrica appoints new CEO

07/30/2014: SM Energy acquires Baytex Bakken assets for $330 mn

07/30/2014: Icon Energy to begin hydraulic stimulation in Cooper basin

07/30/2014: Total pledges cost cuts after record-low output undercuts profit

07/30/2014: Vroon launches FSV ‘VOS Glory’

07/30/2014: Beach Energy's Elliston-2 development well in Cooper basin permit PPL 249 disappoints

07/30/2014: NZEC receives Copper Moki Mining permit in New Zealand's Taranaki basin

07/30/2014: BAM Clough JV completes first Ichthys LNG facility in Australia

07/30/2014: CNOOC launches production from offshore gas field Lishui 36-1 in East China Sea

07/30/2014: Interra spuds CHK 1191 development well in Myanmar's Chauk oil field

07/30/2014: WFS Technologies, Fugro team up to offer “Industry First” wireless ROV integration

07/29/2014: API publishes new industry standard for subsea capping stacks

07/29/2014: Anadarko boosts 2014 growth plans in domestic output surge

07/29/2014: U.S. DOE announces steps to reduce methane emissions by modernizing natural gas infrastructure

07/29/2014: Energy companies gear up for more pain in Russia with new EU and U.S. sanctions

07/29/2014: Chesapeake expands Rockies shale, retires costly payouts

07/29/2014: Petrofac secures multi-million Shah Deniz maintenance build contract

07/29/2014: Variable Bore Rams opens second distribution center in Texas

07/29/2014: Saipem awarded new drilling contracts worth $850 million

07/29/2014: WTI trades near 2-week low before supply data; Brent steady

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