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The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) congratulated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
U.S. drillers pushed ahead on the biggest surge in oil drilling since 2012 as companies take advantage of oil prices that have held steady above $50 for almost three months.
Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley strongly slammed a report released today by the University Of Colorado School Of Public Health.
Covey Park Energy, announced the closing of the acquisition of additional assets in the Haynesville shale area of north Louisiana from Chesapeake Exploration, and related companies for $465 million.
Occidental Petroleum Corp. is working with Citigroup Inc. to handle the sale of about 180,000 acres of E&P assets that hug the border with Mexico in South Texas, according to people familiar with the plans.
The Province of British Columbia and the Metlakatla First Nation have reached new agreements to ensure benefits accrue as a result of the construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export industry in the Prince Rupert area on the country’s west coast.
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.
President Donald Trump has overturned an Obama-era anti-corruption rule that would have forced oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments, becoming the first president in 16 years to take advantage of a law that allows him to rescind a predecessor’s regulations.
EIA’s recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) Reference case projects that U.S. tight oil production will increase to more than 6 MMbpd in the coming decade, making up most of total U.S. oil production.
There are limits to investors’ love affair with OPEC.
Petro River Oil, an independent oil and gas exploration company utilizing the latest 3D seismic technology, announced today that recently acquired and reprocessed 3D seismic data has shown positive results in three of the Company’s project areas located in California and Oklahoma.
Record prices for drilling rights in the Permian basin, the most fertile U.S. shale field, are prompting oil companies and private equity investors to look elsewhere for the next big gushers.
A proposed U.S. border-adjustment tax would make fuels that provide half the world’s energy cheaper -- for everyone except Americans.
Exxon Mobil has awarded to Pason Systems, Inc. the first global license of its patented Drilling Advisory System, a key component of the company’s Fast Drill technology suite.
CGG announced today that the final processed time volumes (Orthorhombic Kirchhoff PreSTM) from its recent Hobo 3D multi-client survey in the highly prospective Midland basin are now available for license.
Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH), a nonprofit charitable organization comprised of volunteers devoted to providing financial assistance to oilfield workers in financial crisis, has been named the 2017 beneficiary of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Distinguished Achievement Awards Luncheon.
When President Donald Trump advised expediting the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline, he said he’d negotiate the terms. But the project was greenlighted with no strings attached.
BHP Billiton has announced that the board has approved expenditure of $2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Wall Street is throwing the most money at U.S. energy companies since at least 2000 amid growing confidence that the industry is emerging from the worst downturn in a generation.
Parsley Energy, Inc., has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the core of the Midland basin from Double Eagle Energy Permian, LLC, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $2.8 billion, subject to purchase price adjustments and customary closing conditions.