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07/14/2014: UK seeks tax advice from oil industry on North Sea investments

07/14/2014: Whiting’s $3.8 bn Kodiak deal crowns new Bakken shale king

07/14/2014: East Libya rebels commit to keep open largest crude export-port

07/14/2014: African Petroleum to farm-out interest in block CI-509 offshore Cote d’Ivoire

07/14/2014: African Petroleum to acquire 3D seismic offshore Sierra Leone

07/14/2014: Key Petroleum spuds Dunnart-2 well in EP 437, Perth basin

07/14/2014: MacGregor to supply offloading system for Bumi Armada's FPSO project

07/14/2014: Roxi Petroleum updates on license extension, operations at Galaz block in Kazakhstan

07/14/2014: Woodside acquires 70% interest in Tanzania's Lake Tanganyika South block

07/14/2014: Mosman makes oil find at Crestar-1 well in NZ's Petroleum Creek project

07/14/2014: Lakes Oil to acquire 100% stake in PEPs 167, 175 in Victoria's Otway basin

07/14/2014: LLOG Exploration names new CFO

07/14/2014: Weatherford to sell Russia, Venezuela units to Rosneft for $500 million

07/14/2014: Preferred Sands to expand Northern White Sands operations

07/12/2014: Athabasca falls as $1.23 bn oil-sands payments seen delayed

07/12/2014: U.S. oil rigs rise to record as drillers focus on Texas

07/11/2014: Wall Street: Oil prices will slump due to oversupply

07/11/2014: Iraq Kurds use army to boost control over Kirkuk oilfields

07/11/2014: Roc to weigh takeover offers as Horizon merger deal advances

07/11/2014: Halliburton forms JV for shale fracturing in China

07/11/2014: AMEC awarded FEED contract for Sea Lion development offshore Falklands

07/11/2014: Iraq oil exports to rebound in July amid unrest, IEA says

07/11/2014: Premier CEO seeks to top oil target, get Falklands partner

07/11/2014: Aubrey McClendon wildcats for $1.4 bn of bonds

07/11/2014: Falcon Oil CEO expects South Africa shale permit in second half

07/11/2014: Gazprom stuck with record tax bill after Ukraine defaults

07/11/2014: VNG Norge hits oil in Norwegian Sea

07/11/2014: Oil demand rising fastest since 2010 for IEA on China growth

07/11/2014: First production commences at Dua oil project offshore Vietnam

07/11/2014: Aibel bags Oseberg contract for new living quarters

07/11/2014: HHI receives $1.94 bn LOA from ADMA-OPCO for the Nasr development

07/11/2014: Oxy names CEO, Executive Chairman of California spinoff

07/11/2014: GeoPark hits oil at Tigana Norte 1 well in Colombia

07/11/2014: PetroMaroc names Thomas Feuchtwanger President & CEO

07/11/2014: Damen Shipyards secures two PSV orders in Brazil

07/11/2014: Penn Virginia reports acquisition of Eagle Ford shale assets

07/11/2014: Strong growth positions Sparrows for further global expansion

07/11/2014: Energy consortium project marks first step

07/11/2014: Tekmar demonstrates industry-leading cable protection innovations

07/11/2014: World first as subsea training centre launches work class ROV training course

07/10/2014: Second-quarter profit boosted by asset sales, Chevron says

07/10/2014: Ecopetrol posts biggest oil industry slump after rebel bombings

07/10/2014: Pemex may issue more debt as it seeks JV partners

07/10/2014: EIC appoints new Asia Pacific head

07/10/2014: EMGS nets Barents Sea contract from A/S Norske Shell

07/10/2014: Shale seen shifting flows at America’s biggest oil port

07/10/2014: WTI heads for record-long slump on supplies; Brent steady

07/10/2014: Roc receives second takeover proposal after Horizon merger deal

07/10/2014: Fugro plunges on weakening exploration market

07/10/2014: OPEC sees lowest demand for its crude since '09 amid U.S. boom

07/10/2014: Ezra to sell offshore marine business to focus on subsea

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