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09/19/2014: Exxon gets U.S. sanctions reprieve to shut Arctic oil well

09/19/2014: Keystone pipeline cost may soar to $10 billion, TransCanada says

09/19/2014: DNV GL appoints new regional manager for South America

09/19/2014: Exxon, Rosneft said to halt Arctic drilling on sanctions

09/19/2014: Drillers can return to fight oil slump after Scotland says ‘No’

09/19/2014: Petroceltic, Edison JV wins new exploration licence in Egypt

09/19/2014: Exxon, LINN Energy agree to swap more assets

09/18/2014: AWE, Origin Energy in major gas find in Western Australia

09/18/2014: Lee Company introduces zero leak check valve

09/18/2014: Eni makes 300 MMbbl discovery in Ecuador

09/18/2014: Capstone Turbine increases presence in African market with offshore order

09/18/2014: Wild Well Control adds new subsea capping stack in Singapore

09/18/2014: OPEC supply risks grow as biggest Libyan oilfield is halted

09/18/2014: Neptune Marine Services bags subcontracts for Ichthys LNG project off WA

09/18/2014: Kenya sees oil resources almost doubling with more drilling

09/18/2014: Continental Resources appoints Jack Stark as President, COO

09/18/2014: Cheniere shareholders revolt against highest U.S. executive pay

09/18/2014: BP plans deeper drilling for offshore oil despite ruling

09/18/2014: GE Oil & Gas awarded over $300 million subsea equipment contract from Petrobras

09/18/2014: RWE Dea secures new blocks offshore Egypt

09/18/2014: Rowan Companies makes management changes

09/18/2014: Jee secures contract extension with BP for offshore operations

09/17/2014: WTI crude falls from 2-week high as U.S. inventories rise

09/17/2014: U.S. crude output surges to highest since '86 on shale boom

09/17/2014: Statoil suspends second rig on overcapacity

09/17/2014: Aqualis Offshore signs contract with Saudi Aramco

09/17/2014: Scots independence threatens North Sea investment, Ian Wood says

09/17/2014: Eni finds 300 MMbbl offshore Angola

09/17/2014: Woodside names Lloyd’s Register Energy as global inspection provider

09/17/2014: iSURVEY awarded two-year contract with Island Offshore

09/17/2014: Russia places billionaire under house arrest over oil assets

09/17/2014: WTI crude trades near two-week high on OPEC target, Brent steady

09/17/2014: Apache said to seek up to $840 million for Alberta energy assets

09/17/2014: Sinopec, PetroChina plan 40% growth in shale output to meet goal

09/17/2014: Deeper Saudi oil cuts seen after biggest drop since ’12

09/17/2014: Swala Energy awarded Zambia's Block 44

09/17/2014: Argentine authorities said to have reached oil bill accord

09/17/2014: Fracing study spurs call for stricter gas drilling regulation

09/17/2014: ONGC Videsh signs LOI with PetroVietnam for exploration offshore Vietnam

09/16/2014: Bill Barrett sells Powder River, Piceance basin assets

09/16/2014: Nigeria oil company union begins strike that could curb exports

09/16/2014: OPEC may supply less crude in 2015, Secretary General says

09/16/2014: Technip sells North American diving assets to Ranger Offshore

09/16/2014: Keppel secures fifth jackup contract from Gulf Drilling

09/16/2014: Nigeria to triple gas production to meet power demand, minister says

09/16/2014: Global LNG forecasts underestimate demand, Origin Energy says

09/16/2014: Kurds ask judge to deny Iraq’s second bid to seize Texas tanker

09/16/2014: Billionaire Fredriksen’s Seadrill has longest losing streak

09/16/2014: BP seeks access to $750 mn Transocean spill insurance

09/16/2014: Total set to miss output, cash flow targets, RBC Capitals says

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