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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.

Trudeau poised to advance pipeline to quell oil industry furor

Justin Trudeau is poised to give the green light to a major crude pipeline as he faces rising calls to support Canada’s struggling oil industry.

CAPP: Trans Mountain Expansion Project must be approved, start construction immediately

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) issued a statement on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) today in advance of the Government of Canada’s expected announcement on June 18.

Pompeo vows that U.S. will protect shipping in Persian Gulf

There’s “no doubt” Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers leaving the Persian Gulf last week, and the U.S. will guarantee safe commercial navigation going forward with its partners, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.

Parsley Energy says it is "attractive" for any buyer

Parsley Energy Inc. said it would be “attractive” for any potential buyer as the U.S. shale driller expects to generate positive free cash flow in the back half of this year.

Houston American Energy begins producing from Frost 1-H well in Yoakum County

Houston American Energy Corp. today announced an update on operations on the Frost #1H well located in the Northwest Shelf of the Midland basin, in Yoakum County, Texas.

U.S. blames Iran for oil tanker attacks as Gulf tensions climb

The Trump administration blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the entrance to the Persian Gulf, escalating tensions between the two rivals despite denials from officials in Tehran that they were behind the incidents.

Emotions remain high in Alberta’s oil and gas sector

It’s been two days now, since a large crowd gathered in the outdoor exhibit area of the Global Petroleum Show (GPS), at Calgary’s Stampede Park, to participate in a pro-pipeline, pro-oil rally.

API: Bipartisan conservation fund protects public lands, relies on oil and gas revenues

API released a statement as a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced legislation to guarantee $900 million in annual funding to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

Trump's shot at Russian pipeline shows fight for market share

President Donald Trump’s threat to sanction Russia’s controversial new natural gas pipeline into Europe is an indication that competition to supply the fuel is heating up.

Texas South Energy provides update on Wilinda project

Texas South Energy, Inc., has announced that it has temporarily discontinued flowback operations on the TXSO Richter 1H well in Wilson County.

Callon Petroleum closes on $245-million Midland basin divestiture

Callon Petroleum Company has announced that it closed on the previously announced divestiture of non-core assets in the southern Midland Basin to Sequitur Permian, LLC for net cash proceeds of $245 million.

Trump says he’s considering sanctions to block Nord Stream 2

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s considering using U.S. sanctions to stop construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany.

Trade deal could propel U.S. to top of China's LNG supplier list

Here’s another reason for Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seal a swift trade deal: it could put the U.S. on track to become China’s biggest supplier of liquefied natural gas, according to Morgan Stanley.

C-Innovation to perform riserless light well intervention for BP

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has been awarded a significant contract to perform riserless light well intervention (RLWI) activities for BP in the Gulf of Mexico.

CGG cuts time of OBN imaging at Mad Dog field

Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has delivered a step-change in subsalt image quality over Mad Dog field in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Danos provides integrated operations for Shell's Enchilada

Danos has been awarded multiple contracts with Shell Exploration and Production Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, to provide integrated operations on its Enchilada platform.

Russia may be testing U.S. gas nerve with Europe push, Citi says

Russia’s strong natural gas shipments to Europe may be an attempt to test the resilience of U.S. exporters, according to Citigroup Inc.

Canadian Natural Resources restarts operations following wildfires

Canadian Natural Resources Limited has provided an update on its Pelican Lake and Woodenhouse operations. The Company has now been able to gain access to its wells and facilities in these areas, following the previously announced evacuation due to local wildfires.

Comstock Resources to become Haynesville leader with $2.2-billion acquisition

Comstock Resources, Inc., and Covey Park Energy LLC have jointly announced that Comstock has entered into an agreement under which Comstock will acquire Covey Park in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion.