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Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention rule because the flawed rule doesn’t improve upon U.S. successes in methane emissions reductions and could negatively impact American consumers, local revenues and energy security.
Shell Argentina Country Chairman Teófilo Lacroze and YPF Chairman Miguel Ángel Gutiérrez have signed preliminary terms and conditions of an agreement to develop a shale gas pilot project in Vaca Muerta, Neuquén. Shell estimates an investment of $300 million, which would take place in two phases.
Oil-sands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the world’s biggest energy producers.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Repsol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6705/7-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
European oil majors given a taste of Brazil may soon be ready for more.
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and Schlumberger have announced a new multi- and wide-azimuth (M-WAZ) multi-client reimaging program in the highly prospective central U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Billionaire real-estate investor Sam Zell is joining Continental Resources Inc.’s Harold Hamm in the growing list of enthusiasts of Oklahoma’s STACK shale formation.
Senex Energy Limited has sanctioned its first major investment in the Western Surat gas project, committing $50 million to a 30 well drilling campaign, with gas production of around ~0.6 MMboe expected by mid-2018.
Foothills Exploration, Inc., an independent oil and gas E&P company engaged in the acquisition and development of properties in the Rockies and Gulf Coast, today announced that, since acquiring Tiger Energy Partners International on December 30, 2016, the Company has successfully reworked two wells in its Duck Creek project, obtaining production from the Green River formation.
Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration program that was completed recently offshore Kenya.
PARIS -- CGG announced that it has been awarded a contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum to operate a dedicated processing center (DPC) at its Seria office in Brunei Darussalam.
The Brent crude price benchmark for millions of barrels of physical crude sales each day is poised for its biggest shakeup in a decade with a new grade added to the mix from January next year.
Further to the Company’s announcement on Jan. 11, 2017, President Energy has announced that the workover rig has been mobilized to the first well location, and that operations have already commenced.
Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to confirm the commencement of drilling at the third Tendrara well, onshore Morocco.
Saipem has been awarded new contracts and the extension of pre-existing agreements in the onshore drilling sector in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Bolivia and Argentina for a total value of $240 million.
CGG has completed the acquisition and processing of the first-ever airborne gravity gradiometry (AGG) survey of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley strongly slammed a report released today by the University Of Colorado School Of Public Health.
Rosneft Brasil (100% owned Rosneft subsidiary) started the drilling of the first exploration well in the Solimoes basin.
As part of its ongoing technology strategy, Gazprom Neft has established a program directed at developing technologies to exploit oil reserves located below a gas cap.
TGS, the leading provider of global geoscientific data products and services, today announces the immediate availability of the E&P industry's most comprehensive well database in the Permian basin.