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Oil & Gas UK Welcomes BP North Sea Asset Sale
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 News of BP plc's intended sale of its North Sea assets to Serica Energy plc has been welcomed by trade body Oil & Gas UK.

Chancellor Helps UK Oil Industry with 'Innovative' Tax Policy
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, pledges to help the UK oil and gas industry by delivering an 'innovative' tax policy from November 2018.

Oil, Gas HSE Podcast: How the Downturn Affected the Workforce
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Rigzone's senior editor sits down with Oil and Gas HSE podcast to discuss the number of workers who left the industry during the downturn.

US Crude Settles At 2-Year High After Pipeline Disruption
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Oil settles at a two-year high.

Serica to Buy BP Stake in North Sea Fields, Welcome 100+ Staff
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Serica UK agrees to acquire BP plc's interests in the Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields in the North Sea, in a deal which will see the transfer of approximately 110 BP staff to the company on completion.

Aker BP Enters Drilling, Well Alliances with Halliburton, Maersk, Odfjell
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Aker BP ASA enters into separate drilling and well alliance agreements.

Machine Learning Engineers in Oil Will Become 'Bored' Without Quality Data
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Machine learning engineers being hired into the oil and gas industry will become 'bored' if companies can't provide quality data for them to work on.

Wild Swings in Iraq Oil Production Give OPEC Another Problem
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 OPEC has an Iraq problem: the group's second-biggest exporter is lurching between quota busting and production-crimping crisis.




Offshore US Oil Firms Talos, Stone Energy Plan $2.5B Merger
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Talos Energy and Stone Energy announced plans to merge and create a new company.

Oil Rises Ahead Of OPEC Meeting, Capped By Rising US Output
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Oil edged up, supported by expectations that OPEC and other producing countries next week would extend output cuts.

Iran Says Majority Of OPEC Members Support Extending Oil Production Cuts
Monday, November 20, 2017 Iran's oil minister says the majority of OPEC members support extending a plan to cut production but a final decision will be taken at their next meeting on Nov. 30.

BiFab 'Secures' Future, Workforce
Monday, November 20, 2017 Burntisland Fabrications Limited (BiFab) 'secures' its future after reaching a 'financial solution' with its key stakeholders.

Norway Oil Bosses Insist End Isn't Nigh After $35 Billion Shock
Monday, November 20, 2017 Can Norway dump $35B in oil and gas investments, and simultaneously convince that same industry to throw money into the country's own fossil-fuel future?

Oil Eases As Traders, Investors Grow Edgy Ahead Of OPEC
Monday, November 20, 2017 Oil prices fell 0.8%, extending recent weakness ahead of next week's OPEC meeting.

Siemens to Cut Almost 7,000 Jobs Worldwide
Friday, November 17, 2017 Siemens AG will cut around 6,900 jobs worldwide in its Power and Gas Division (PG), Power Generation Services Division (PS) and Process Industries and Drives Division (PD).

'Strong Opportunities' Available for Innovative Engineering Firms
Friday, November 17, 2017 There are still 'strong opportunities' available for engineering firms in the offshore oil and gas sector with the capacity to deliver fast, innovative projects.

Q&A with Sudhir Pai, Schlumberger Robotics Services' Managing Director
Friday, November 17, 2017 Schlumberger's Sudhir Pai talks robotics, the downturn and more with Rigzone.

Norway's Oil Sell-Off Plan Is 'Shot Heard Around the World'
Friday, November 17, 2017 Norway's proposal to sell off $35B in oil and natural gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist investors in the fight against climate change.

Oil Rises Over 2%, But Shows First Weekly Fall In Six
Friday, November 17, 2017 Oil rebounded more than 2% on Friday after falling for five straight sessions.

BiFab Workers Rally in Scotland
Thursday, November 16, 2017 BiFab workers and their families have rallied in Edinburgh, Scotland, to urge members of parliament to help staff at the energy services firm, which is facing the threat of administration.

New Oil & Gas UK Deal 'Good News' for Future Engineers
Thursday, November 16, 2017 UK offshore oil and gas industry trade body, Oil & Gas UK, strengthens its partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Aberdeen branch.

Four Trends to Watch in Artificial Lift
Thursday, November 16, 2017 'Artificial lift first' mindset will help companies win in unconventionals, says ASME Fellow.

BLOG: Your Belly Might Not Be the Only Thing Full Around Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Trade group expects strong holiday sales at c-stores.

Shale King Hamm Wants to Give Oil Forecasters a Reality Check
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Hamm blames overly optimistic government production predictions for depressing US oil prices.

Oil Extends Losing Streak On US Oversupply Worries
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Oil prices ended lower again on increased concerns about growth in US production and inventories.

BP Begins Share Buybacks As Years Of Austerity Pay Off
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 BP Plc will begin share buybacks, making it the first major European energy company to resume buybacks since the 2014 price slump.

Oil Market Conditions 'Continue to Improve'
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Fundamental conditions in the oil market are continuing to improve, that is the key takeaway of research note sent to Rigzone recently by investment banking firm Jefferies.

UK CCS Sector Could Create Over 225,000 Jobs by 2060
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 The UK carbon capture and storage (CCS) industry could create more than 225,000 jobs in the region by 2060.

With Arctic Drilling Under Attack, Norway Oil Chiefs Fight Back
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 The man overseeing western Europe's biggest crude spigot is fighting back against the oil doubters.

Robotics and Automation: The Oil, Gas Skillsets of the Future
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 What are oil and gas companies doing to embrace robotics and automation and what type of workers do they need to execute these missions?

Report: African Americans Face Higher Health Risks from Oil, Gas Pollution
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 A new report suggests that African Americans face disproportionate health risks than other races due to pollution from oil and gas.

Oil Prices Settle Lower After US Crude Stocks Rise
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Oil prices dropped after the US government reported an unexpected increase in crude and gasoline stockpiles.

Union Calls on Groups to 'Battle' for BiFab, Help 1,400 Workers
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The GMB union urges the Scottish government and industry stakeholders to pull together and 'battle' for energy services firm BiFab, which is facing administration.

IEA: 'Too Early to Write Obituary of Oil'
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The world's consumers are not yet ready to say goodbye to the era of oil.

Buying Texas Oil at New Mexico Prices: Majors Go West for Shale
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Oil producers discouraged by the rising cost of accessing the vast deposits of the Permian Basin are sneaking into a geological back door, through neighboring New Mexico.

Oil Falls on Rising US Output, Global Demand Concern
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Oil prices fall for a third day in a row on forecasts for rising U.S. crude output and a gloomier outlook for global demand growth in a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Shell to Divest Interest in Woodside Petroleum
Monday, November 13, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell plc will sell its stake in Woodside Petroleum Limited.

Aberdeenshire Oilfield Services Firm Plans to Bolster Workforce
Monday, November 13, 2017 Aberdeenshire oilfield services firm reveals plans for expansion amid its 40 year anniversary celebrations.

Geoscientist Employment Prospects Stall in Australia
Monday, November 13, 2017 Employment prospects for geoscientists in Australia remain unchanged since March.

BiFab Job Losses Would Be 'Hammer Blow' for Scottish Economy
Monday, November 13, 2017 UK union GMB say any loss of employment at Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) would be a 'hammer blow' for the Scottish economy.

Cybersecurity Pro: Oil and Gas Supply Chain Can Be Weak Link
Monday, November 13, 2017 Supply chain best practices are part of the solution, says UL's Ken Modeste.

Gadfly: What the Saudi Arrests Mean for the Kingdom's Oil Policy
Monday, November 13, 2017 Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's recent decision simultaneously boosted the oil price and undermined the attractiveness of Aramco.

Oil Steady Near Two-Year Highs, US Supply Increase Caps Rise
Monday, November 13, 2017 Oil prices held steady in a tight range Monday after briefly testing lower.

OPEC, NOPEC Agreement 'Unlikely' to Emerge in November Meeting
Friday, November 10, 2017 The chances of a coordinated statement between OPEC and its non-OPEC partners on an extension of production cuts is 'increasingly unlikely'.

Oil, Gas Firms Hit High Scores on LGBTQ Equality Index
Friday, November 10, 2017 Several oil firms achieve high scores on HRC's corporate equality index, which rates Fortune 500 workplaces on their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.

Oil And Gas Industry Future Looks 'Attractive'
Friday, November 10, 2017 After two years of declining prices and reduced employment, the oil and gas industry in Texas and across the nation appears to be making a comeback.

4 Ways Agile Sourcing Can Lead Enterprises to Success
Friday, November 10, 2017 Rapidly changing business and market conditions can send the supply chain into a tailspin and turn managing it effectively into a nightmare task.

Oil Prices Slide After US Drillers Add Rigs
Friday, November 10, 2017 Crude was down slightly as expectations that OPEC and other producers will extend their production cut agreement were offset.

Subsea 7 CEO Expects Market Improvement in 2018
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Jean Cahuzac, the CEO of oilfield services company Subsea 7, is optimistic that the market environment will improve in early 2018.

China Energy Investment Signs MOU For $83.7B In West Virginia Projects
Thursday, November 09, 2017 The agreement was the biggest among a slew of deals signed during US President Donald Trump's state visit to Beijing.

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