http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Kurdish oil producers DNO, Genel gain on export pledge https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/kurdish-oil-producers-dno-genel-gain-on-export-pledge DNO ASA and Genel Energy Plc shares surged after the regional government of Iraq’s northern Kurdish region said it would start paying them for oil exports next month. ONEOK Partners to further expand Permian basin capacity to serve markets in Mexico https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/oneok-partners-to-further-expand-permian-basin-capacity-to-serve-markets-in-mexico ONEOK Partners, L.P. has announced plans to invest $70 million to $100 million to expand its ONEOK WesTex Transmission (ONEOK WesTex) intrastate natural gas pipeline system by increasing its throughput capacity by 260 MMcfd of natural gas by the first quarter of 2017. Halliburton certifies substantial compliance with DOJ second request https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/halliburton-certifies-substantial-compliance-with-doj-second-request Halliburton announced Sunday that it has certified substantial compliance with the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) request for additional information (second request). BASF, Gazprom sign memorandum to expand Nord Stream pipeline https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/basf-gazprom-sign-memorandum-to-expand-nord-stream-pipeline BASF subsidiary Wintershall is to participate in expanding the capacities of the Nord Stream pipeline, which delivers Russian natural gas to European customers via the Baltic Sea. Ceona join forces with Interoil Angola https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/ceona-join-forces-with-interoil-angola Ceona has expanded its West African reach after entering into a strategic partnership with Interoil Angola Lda. U.S. oil seen trading above global prices next year in BofA view https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/us-oil-seen-trading-above-global-prices-next-year-in-bofa-view CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Bloomberg) -- U.S. crude may temporarily rise above the global benchmark Brent next year as Middle East output expands while the nation’s supply boom fades, according to Bank of America Corp. Fugro bags BG contract for geochemical campaign offshore Honduras https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/fugro-bags-bg-contract-for-geochemical-campaign-offshore-honduras Fugro has been awarded a contract by BG International Ltd. Sucursal Honduras to conduct an integrated multibeam echosounder survey and seabed coring campaign over its offshore acreage in the Honduran Caribbean. BG Group initiates production from Cidade de Itaguaí FPSO, offshore Brazil https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/bg-group-initiates-production-from-cidade-de-itaguaí-fpso-offshore-brazil BG Group has announced first oil from the Cidade de Itaguaí FPSO vessel, the sixth unit to start production across the group's significant discoveries in the Santos basin, offshore Brazil. Iran oil minister says output to rise a week after sanctions https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/iran-oil-minister-says-output-to-rise-a-week-after-sanctions Iran can boost oil production in one week after international sanctions are lifted, and OPEC’s refusal to accommodate Iran in export markets would result in lower crude prices, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. Oil CEOs’ grim outlook rubs off on speculators fleeing market https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/8/03/oil-ceos-grim-outlook-rubs-off-on-speculators-fleeing-market The world’s biggest oil companies are painting a grim picture of the future and speculators are listening. Cameron introduces new series of flow meters https://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/7/31/cameron-introduces-new-series-of-flow-meters The CamCor series meters can handle many hydrocarbon production and processing applications effectively, but are especially suited for monitoring separator outlets near wellheads, crude oil custody transfer operations, in plants and pipelines delivering refined products and specialty gases, low-flow applications, and high viscosity fluids, such as crude oil and adhesives.