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07/24/2014: OPSB secures financing to develop the Ophir oil project offshore Terengganu

07/24/2014: Exxon, Shell, Statoil top offshore bids as Colombia shale flops

07/24/2014: Freeport plans $5 bn in energy sales for deepwater growth

07/24/2014: UK proposes allowance for ultra-HP/HT fields

07/23/2014: Oil, gas accounted for 68% of Russia’s 2013 export revenues, EIA says

07/23/2014: Arctic ice melt seen freeing way for South Korea oil hub

07/23/2014: Talisman Energy acknowledges approach from Spain’s Repsol

07/23/2014: Puncture-prone rail cars to be phased out under U.S. proposal

07/23/2014: Eni oil project aids Angolan quest to rival Nigerian output

07/23/2014: Woodside Chairman defends $2.7 bn Shell buyback deal

07/23/2014: Obama admin to back speed limits in new rules for trains hauling oil

07/23/2014: Ruspetro announces successful first horizontal well test

07/23/2014: BG said to seek sale of North Sea fields amid strategy revamp

07/23/2014: Repsol said to consider bid for Talisman after YPF payout

07/23/2014: Mozambique plans port city catering to offshore natural-gas boom

07/23/2014: Rawson to undertake seismic reprocessing program for its Otway basin assets

07/23/2014: Beach Energy spuds Elliston-2 oil development well in Cooper basin

07/23/2014: Cosco reveals buying interest for Octabuoy hull and topside module

07/23/2014: Centrica comes up dry at PL405 exploration well

07/23/2014: Mobile methane measurements help locate leaks from wells and pipelines, reports LGR

07/23/2014: San Leon Energy delivers Poland’s most successful shale vertical with breakthrough frac design from SIGMA³

07/23/2014: Preferred Technology’s silica dust-prevention proppant test wells surpass OSHA standards

07/23/2014: FMC Technologies reports second quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share of $0.95

07/23/2014: Paradigm offers Geolog-Petrel connector in its latest Geolog release

07/23/2014: LQT Industries awarded five new construction projects

07/23/2014: SwRI to lead separation technology joint industry project

07/23/2014: CNOOC commences trial production at LS36-1 gas field offshore China

07/23/2014: Searcher Seismic plans multi-client 2D survey offshore Philippines before bidding round

07/22/2014: Libya to set new crude-price strategy after failure of July sale

07/22/2014: Claxton focuses on growth with new V.P.

07/22/2014: Integrated Drilling Equipment names new CEO

07/22/2014: Alaska LNG submits export application to U.S. Department of Energy

07/22/2014: Sinopec first-half production increases 8% on overseas output

07/22/2014: Oil Search managing director won’t leave for at least 18 months

07/22/2014: Fracing opponents renew call for South African shale-gas halt

07/22/2014: Wintershall selects 8over8’s ProCon to support its capital deployment strategy

07/22/2014: ShaMaran updates on operations at Atrush development in Kurdistan

07/22/2014: Gazprombank’s GPB Global signs oil-exploration deal in Ethiopia

07/22/2014: Key Petroleum updates on drilling at Dunnart-2 well in EP 437 in Perth basin

07/22/2014: Leni confirms oil pay at fourth Goudron well

07/22/2014: ExxonMobil, OMV Petrom begin drilling Domino-2 well in Romanian Black Sea

07/22/2014: McDermott awarded Megalodon platform installation in Gulf of Mexico

07/22/2014: Oilex commences flow-back of frac fluids at Cambay-77H well in Gujarat

07/22/2014: AWE to analyze data of Drover-1 well in EP455 in Perth basin

07/22/2014: Diamondback Energy to buy Midland basin oil and gas assets for $538 mn

07/22/2014: TIW Corporation reports the completion and delivery of two large diameter ball type safety valves to Marine Well Containment Company

07/21/2014: Halliburton announces promotion of Jeff Miller to President

07/21/2014: Traders turn to trucks, trains to ease West Texas crude oil glut

07/21/2014: Brent trades around $107 as Russian oil supply seen safe

07/21/2014: Three die as semisubmersible barge sinks off Indonesia

07/21/2014: FMC inks subsea agreement with Anadarko, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell

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