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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

04/15/2014: Husky Energy to test carbon-capture tech at heavy-oil site

04/15/2014: Osaka Gas plans another U.S. shale investment, despite previous losses

04/15/2014: Sinopec to pay $1.2 bn for Lukoil stake in Kazak assets

04/15/2014: Ruspetro receives 20-year licence extension to its Russian projects

04/15/2014: Safe Hibernia secures contract extension in Mexico

04/15/2014: DNV GL Oil & Gas to expand footprint in West Norway

04/15/2014: Aker Solutions wins subsea contract for Total's Kaombo project

04/15/2014: Oil climbs to five-week high as Ukraine-Russia tension escalates

04/15/2014: Natural gas futures drop as milder U.S. weather cuts fuel demand

04/15/2014: Keystone foes learn how to be arrested if oil pipeline approved

04/15/2014: Encana seeks to tap oil royalties demand in unit IPO by June

04/15/2014: Prosafe secures new contracts for accommodation rigs

04/15/2014: Fairmount Marine tug tows Sevan Louisiana to Curacao

04/14/2014: Houlder opens Houston engineering base

04/14/2014: Norway brings foreign minister home amid Ukrainian crisis, scraps Houston appearance

04/14/2014: Texas upstream petroleum economy sustains record run

04/14/2014: Drydocks World to build jackups for Malta Oil & Gas

04/14/2014: Antero Resources tumbles after slashing Utica gas estimate

04/14/2014: Iran to maintain oil sales at 1 MMbpd into July

04/14/2014: FMC wins $322 million subsea contract for BP's Shah Deniz

04/14/2014: Maersk Drilling takes possession of world’s largest jackup

04/14/2014: BG's Sunbird-1 well hits hydrocarbons offshore Kenya

04/14/2014: Encana to sell U.S. LNG assets to Stabilis Energy

04/14/2014: KCA Deutag enters Canada's offshore sector with Exxon contract

04/14/2014: Magnolia LNG, SKEC Group sign technical services agreement

04/14/2014: Total launches Kaombo ultra-deep project offshore Angola

04/14/2014: BW Offshore: Termination of the LOI for acquiring stake in Polvo oil field

04/14/2014: Trade curb on Crimea-based oil company adds to U.S. sanctions

04/14/2014: Tanzanian President wary of backlash as gas super tax considered

04/14/2014: Brent crude rises with WTI as tension escalates in East Ukraine

04/14/2014: Odfjell Drilling becomes major shareholder in Robotic Drilling Systems

04/14/2014: Enbridge fails to win local support for Northern Gateway pipeline

04/13/2014: Ohio toughens permit conditions for drilling near faults, areas of seismic activity

04/13/2014: OMV awards well management contract to AGR

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