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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

09/16/2014: IKM Subsea awarded long-term ROV contract by Eni Indonesia

09/16/2014: Ophir raises Equatorial Guinea resources estimate on new gas find

09/16/2014: Expro set to unveil new Brazilian base

09/16/2014: Harkand appoints new head of European engineering services

09/16/2014: SBM Offshore signs $400 mn production agreement with Noble

09/15/2014: FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela sails from Brazil's Brasa shipyard

09/15/2014: McDermott completes subsea contract for Chevron's Jack & St. Malo project in Gulf of Mexico

09/15/2014: Canacol secures partners and funding to bid for Mexico fields

09/15/2014: Weatherford awarded Statoil tubular running services contract

09/15/2014: Homes near gas wells in Texas face worsening water contamination, study says

09/15/2014: Dolphin awarded 3D seismic contract in the Indian Ocean

09/15/2014: Extended-range ESP system pump manages steep production decline characteristic of unconventional wells

09/15/2014: New board to drive technological innovation on UKCS

09/15/2014: Superior Drilling Products awarded second patent for Drill-N-Ream tool

09/15/2014: Tendeka launches FracRight hydraulic fracturing system

09/15/2014: Powder River basin oil production on the up, EIA says

09/15/2014: Novatek, GazpromNeft JV launches third stage of Samburgskoye field

09/15/2014: ProSep appoints General Manager for Middle East

09/15/2014: Maurel & Prom inks gas sales agreement for Tanzania fields

09/15/2014: Japan’s Mitsubishi acquires stake in Cote d’Ivoire block

09/15/2014: Aker Oilfield Services bags $465 million Petrobras contract

09/15/2014: Centrica, Atlantic Petroleum find gas at Pegasus West

09/15/2014: Gazprom Neft pumps millionth barrel from Arctic well

09/15/2014: MacGregor bags winch package contract from Nam Cheong

09/15/2014: Crude declines a second day as China industrial output weakens

09/15/2014: Speculators cut gas bets to 9-month low on supply growth

09/15/2014: Schlumberger said poised to win Petrobras well service contract

09/15/2014: North Dakota oil growth seen slowed by new gas flaring rules

09/12/2014: U.S. oil rig count at 1,592 sets record on drilling in Bakken to Permian

09/12/2014: Fox Petroleum proposes FSRU terminal offshore India

09/12/2014: Vallourec awarded steel tubes order for Edradour project in UK North Sea

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