http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Alberta forest fires shut 9% of Canada’s oil sands capacity http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/alberta-forest-fires-shut-9-of-canada-s-oil-sands-capacity Alberta forest fires have prompted the shutdown of about 9% of Canada’s oil sands production. Libya airstrike sets oil tanker ablaze amid political strife http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/libya-airstrike-sets-oil-tanker-ablaze-amid-political-strife Warplanes deployed by Libya’s internationally recognized government bombed an oil tanker at a terminal controlled by the nation’s rival Islamist leaders, killing one person, the regional coastguard commander said. Oil trades near $60/bbl as U.S. drillers add onshore rigs http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/oil-trades-near-60bbl-as-us-drillers-add-onshore-rigs Oil traded near $60/bbl as explorers in the U.S. increased drilling activity for the first time since November. Third Energy submits planning application for hydraulic stimulation http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/third-energy-submits-planning-application-for-hydraulic-stimulation Third Energy will submit a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council to hydraulically stimulate and test various geological formations, at the existing well KM8 at Kirby Misperton. Buru Energy spuds Olympic 1 exploration well in Western Australia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/buru-energy-spuds-olympic-1-exploration-well-in-western-australia Buru Energy has commenced its extensive 2015 exploration drilling program with the spudding of the Olympic 1 conventional oil well located southeast of Broome in Western Australia. ExxonMobil lobbying on Iran sanctions are inaccurate, media reports http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/exxonmobil-lobbying-on-iran-sanctions-are-inaccurate-media-reports Media has reported that ExxonMobil is lobbying the U.S. government on Iran sanctions are inaccurate. Mario Mehren takes over as CEO for Wintershall http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/mario-mehren-takes-over-as-ceo-for-wintershall Mario Mehren will take over as the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at Wintershall Holding GmbH on Jun. 1. Twin Eagle lands its first 130 car frac sand unit train in the heart of the Eagle Ford shale http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/25/twin-eagle-lands-its-first-130-car-frac-sand-unit-train-in-the-heart-of-the-eagle-ford-shale Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, has landed its first 130 car frac sand unit train at Mission Rail in Elmendorf, Texas, which is in the heart of the Eagle Ford shale. Oil bears miss out as record U.S. refinery demand drives rally http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/23/oil-bears-miss-out-as-record-us-refinery-demand-drives-rally Oil speculators missed out as record demand from U.S. refineries helped trim supplies from their highest level in more than eight decades and drive prices higher. Oil platform in Gulf of Mexico shuts in production after fire http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/23/oil-platform-in-gulf-of-mexico-shuts-in-production-after-fire A platform gathering oil in the Gulf of Mexico shut in about 2,200 bopd of output after a compressor caught fire. The Texas Petroleum Investment Co. platform in Breton Sound Block 21, near the southeastern Louisiana coast, evacuated 28 workers without injury after the compressor fire, according to a U.S. Coast Guard. Oil’s whodunit moment coming with millions of barrels to vanish http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/23/oil-s-whodunit-moment-coming-with-millions-of-barrels-to-vanish Millions of barrels of untapped oil that U.S. shale drillers discovered during the boom years are about to disappear from their inventories.