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12/22/2014: Exxon makes second discovery in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta

12/22/2014: Israel’s Leviathan partners tumble as regulator revisits deal

12/22/2014: U.S. seeks to fine BP up to $18 billion for Macondo water pollution

12/22/2014: Tendeka wins two major contracts in Russia

12/22/2014: Afren gets preliminary approach from Nigeria’s Seplat

12/22/2014: South Sudan aims to boost oil output with CNPC deal

12/22/2014: Libya oil production drops as fighting spreads to third oil port

12/22/2014: Saudis see oil rebound as U.A.E. urges non-OPEC supply cuts

12/22/2014: Statoil to use Scarabeo 5 for plugging wells in Norwegian Sea

12/22/2014: Lundin receives drilling consent for prospect in North Sea

12/22/2014: Circle Oil makes significant gas discovery offshore Morocco

12/19/2014: Weatherford, partners raise $150,000 for Houston Area Women’s Center

12/19/2014: Murphy Oil closes first phase of partial divestiture of Malaysian assets

12/19/2014: Halliburton requests discount from its suppliers in reaction to reduced capital spending

12/19/2014: Crude below $60/bbl tests Petrobras’ ultra-deepwater discoveries

12/19/2014: Enbridge reopens Line 4 pipeline after 1,350 bbl crude spill

12/19/2014: Statoil, Det norske make small discovery at Krafla North

12/19/2014: Eni to explore offshore Portugal

12/19/2014: Statoil awards Mariner contract to Schlumberger

12/19/2014: Nigerian oil unions suspend 4-day strike after negotiations

12/19/2014: Polarcus awarded 3D project offshore West Africa

12/19/2014: RWE Dea drills dry hole near North Sea's GjØa field

12/19/2014: Oil crash exposes weakness in shale drillers’ insurance

12/19/2014: Lion Energy to join forces with PSC holders for North Sumatra basin exploration

12/19/2014: FMC Technologies bags $393 million subsea systems contract offshore Angola

12/19/2014: Cheniere, GE sign $1 billion service agreement for Sabine Pass LNG export terminal

12/19/2014: Cairn India invites supplier partnerships despite falling oil prices

12/18/2014: Abigail Ross Hopper named U.S. BOEM director

12/18/2014: Cheap oil jamming rails means higher U.S. power bills: freight

12/18/2014: Prospect Flow Solutions joins Wild Well Control

12/18/2014: Putin says Russian economy should be ready for $40/bbl oil

12/18/2014: Enbridge reports 1,350 bbl oil spill at Regina Terminal

12/18/2014: Marathon Oil cuts $1 billion from 2015 capex

12/18/2014: Abu Dhabi’s NDC takes delivery of new jackup from Lamprell

12/18/2014: EIA: OPEC net oil export revenues seen falling in 2014, 2015

12/18/2014: U.S. rig count poised to shed 600 rigs within six months, Genscape says

12/18/2014: Det norske appoints Henriksen as SVP Projects

12/18/2014: Exxon shows why U.S. oil output rises as prices plummet

12/18/2014: Saudi Arabia’s Naimi says difficult for OPEC to cut oil output

12/18/2014: Rose Petroleum recieves drilling permit for well in Utah

12/18/2014: Woodside to farm-in with BP in Nova Scotia

12/18/2014: Ocean Yield agrees to sell Geco Triton for $8.2 million

12/18/2014: Teekay Offshore bags FPSO contract in Santos basin; acquires two FPSO vessels

12/18/2014: Blackhawk launches new wireless cement head

12/17/2014: New York State set to ban fracing after review calls it unsafe

12/17/2014: Obama rules Alaska's Bristol Bay off limits for oil, gas leasing

12/17/2014: Oil trades near 5-year low as Russia echoes OPEC output policy

12/17/2014: EMGS nets $7.1 million sale for Barents Sea data

12/17/2014: Nordic Maritime wins 2D survey contract from MultiClient Geophysical

12/17/2014: FMC wins $268 million subsea contract for Chevron's Agbami field

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