WorldOil Colorado and New Mexico officials rescind the welcome mat for oil and gas Elected officials are doing their best to kill off the golden goose in two states that have benefitted mightily from the shale revolution. BP oil tanker shelters in Persian Gulf on fear of Iran retaliation An oil tanker, run by BP, is being kept inside the Persian Gulf in fear it could be seized by Iran in a response to the arrest by Gibraltar last week of a vessel hauling the Islamic Republic’s crude. Saudis dig-in for shale fight as OPEC+ extends cuts to 2020 Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s dominant producer, will keep doing the heavy lifting as the cartel and its allies were all but forced to extend their effort to counter the U.S. shale boom into a fourth year. Saudi Arabia and Russia aren’t feeling OPEC’s market-share pain OPEC may be losing its share of the global oil market, but not all losses are spread equally. OPEC keen to extend cut, Russia is cautious For an OPEC+ meeting in which the key decision over an output-cut extension is supposedly “in the bag,” Monday’s gathering in Vienna could be as closely watched as any during the three-year coalition. OPEC+ grapples oil risks from trade war to Middle East conflict OPEC and its allies look set to stick with their current strategy when they meet next week, renewing a deal to restrain oil supplies to prop up prices. RRC commissioners assess nearly $1 million in penalties The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $939,780 in fines involving 288 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners' conference this week. China is buying Iranian LPG despite sanctions, ship-tracking shows After being hit by the trade war and U.S. sanctions on Iran, some Chinese buyers of liquefied petroleum gas from the Persian Gulf nation are finding it’s too tough a habit to kick. NOIA CEO addresses National Press Gallery regarding Bill C-69 Today in Ottawa, Noia CEO Charlene Johnson addressed the National Press Gallery regarding Bill C-69. Creating the right jobs will ensure Vision 2035 succeeds Interview with Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, OGUK