WorldOil Successful toe sleeve deployment enhances production in Anadarko basin PetroQuip Energy Services has successfully run its Big Foot toe sleeve in a recent horizontal completion for an independent operator in the Anadarko basin. Alaska’s Sen. Murkowski slams Obama leasing plan U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has criticized the Obama administration for its continued campaign to shut down oil and natural gas activity in Alaska. Obama admin announces draft strategy for offshore oil, gas leasing Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper have announced the next step in the development of the U.S.'s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022. Gastech 2015 Singapore seeks papers on gas, LNG market outlook As one of the world’s premier gas industry conferences, for more than four decades Gastech has represented and influenced the interests of the natural and liquefied natural gas (LNG) communities at the highest level. RWG secures maintenance contract from ZADCO Through local partner Al Ahlia Oilfields Development Company, ZADCO has awarded RWG a maintenance services contract for the overhaul and upgrade of multiple Industrial Avon gas generators used to enhance oil and gas production processes. Stranded Kurd tanker leaves Gulf of Mexico An oil tanker that hauled 1 MMbbl of Kurdish crude to the U.S. six months ago didn’t unload its cargo and is now making a return trip across the Atlantic Ocean with the shipment still on board. Exciting year ahead for Europe's upstream sector, Wood Mackenzie says Wood Mackenzie's European upstream research team have assessed the most significant events of 2014 impacting Continental and Mediterranean Europe’s—all of Europe excluding UK and Norway—oil and gas sector, including the Ukraine Crisis and the collapse of global oil prices, identifying the key areas to watch this year. Eni sanctions OCTP project in Ghana Eni, Vitol and GNPC have signed, with the President of Ghana and the Minister of Petroleum, an agreement to proceed with the OCTP integrated oil and gas project in Ghana. CNPC completes China’s deepest onshore well at Tarim oil field CNPC completed the Keshen-902 well to a depth of 8,038 m, 15 m deeper than the Keshen-7 well drilled in 2011 at the same structural belt, on Jan. 21, the company has reported. API: December petroleum demand up sharply, crude production highest since ‘72 Total U.S. petroleum deliveries (a measure of demand) rose last month by 5.1% from December 2013 to average nearly 20.0 MMbpd. Goldman Sachs president sees oil falling to $30/bbl in extended slump Oil prices will probably continue to decline and could reach as low as $30/bbl, according to Gary Cohn, president of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.