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Shell Shale Leader Discusses the 'Non-Moonshot'
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Collaboration, repurposing tech will help company to achieve 'shale field of the future,' says exec.

Goldman Sees Geopolitics Haunting Oil Again With Unclear Effects
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 The oil market is grappling with intensifying geopolitical risks.

Total's CEO Says Will Try To Move Ahead With Iran Gas Project
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Total will try to push ahead with its Iran gas project if the United States decides to impose unilateral sanctions on Teheran.

Iraq Aims To Double Kirkuk Oil Output Capacity To More Than 1 MMbpd
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Iraq plans to contract a foreign oil company to almost double the oil production capacity of the northern Kirkuk fields.

Capline Owners Gauge Interest in Pipeline Reversal
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Marathon Pipe Line, Plains All American, BP may convert crude pipeline's flow from northbound to southbound.

Wood to Design Pioneering LNG Platform
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Offshore facility to liquefy, store gas from Texas' Permian Basin.

Oil Near $52 After Industry Data Shows Crude Stockpile Draw
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Oil was little changed after an industry report was said to show US crude stockpiles fell, while supplies of products gained.

Emerson Expands Technology Footprint, Acquires Paradigm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Emerson has agreed to acquire Paradigm, a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry.

CEO: MET International Plans To Boost LNG Trades In 2018
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 MET International AG plans to boost its LNG trades in Europe next year.

Avenue Capital Urges Ocean Rig To Hire Advisers
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Ocean Rig UDW's fifth-biggest investor Avenue Capital Group urged the offshore driller to hire advisers to review 'opportunities.'

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Trump Disavows Iran Deal: What's at Stake for Oil Markets
Friday, October 13, 2017 Iran, already struggling to attract investors to its energy industry, may find things tougher still as Trump refuses to certify the nuclear deal.

Cost Control Key to North Sea Production Growth
Friday, October 13, 2017 Having already been written off once in the 80s and survived, North Sea production is now seen to be recovering even in the Era of Shale.

One Person Still Missing Following Natgas Platform Explosion in Louisiana
Monday, October 16, 2017 Local authorities are performing a search and rescue for one person still unaccounted for after a natural gas platform explosion on Lake Pontchartrain.

Oil Rises to Two-Week High Amid Optimism on Re-Balancing Process
Friday, October 13, 2017 Might the global crude oil glut be eroding?

Create the Perfect Resume for a Drilling Consultant
Friday, October 13, 2017 Rigzone details how to best tailor your resume to land a job as a drilling consultant.

Turning the Faucet Back On: OFS Rebuilding Workforce
Thursday, October 12, 2017 After a prolonged oil slump and hundreds of thousands of layoffs, oilfield service companies are having to hire talent again.

OPEC Is Said to See Oil Inventory Glut Finally Gone in One Year
Thursday, October 12, 2017 OPEC expects its efforts to clear the surplus in oil inventories to finally succeed by the end of the third quarter of next year, say people familiar with the group's internal forecasts.

UK North Sea Oil Faces Quickening Decline If No Brexit Deal
Monday, October 16, 2017 The UK oil and gas industry faces a faster decline if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to agree to a trade deal with the European Union.

BLOG: Where's Oil and Gas Travel Getting Pricier (and Cheaper)?
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Read this if you're heading to Aberdeen, Houston or other oil and gas hubs in 2018.

Norway Puts on the Brakes But Oil-Cash Splurge Is Hard to Kick
Thursday, October 12, 2017 The Norwegian government proposed spending $29B of its oil income and wealth to plug a deficit equal to 7.7% of gross domestic product, roughly unchanged from this year.

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BLOG: Survey Reveals Gaps Between Process Safety Management, Daily Ops
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Petrotechnics report sheds a light on how process safety professionals feel about what's needed to attain operational excellence.

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No More Free Lunch Is the Big Change Under Way in the Oil Market
Monday, October 09, 2017 For years, investors have played Popeye to the energy industry's Wimpy.

Trump Disavows Iran Deal: What's at Stake for Oil Markets
Friday, October 13, 2017 Iran, already struggling to attract investors to its energy industry, may find things tougher still as Trump refuses to certify the nuclear deal.

ExxonMobil 'Puts Guyana on the Map' with Discovery
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Could ExxonMobil attain 2 billion-barrel oil reserves mark offshore Guyana?

How to Become a Drilling Consultant
Friday, October 06, 2017 Rigzone gives you the rundown on the education and experience requirements to become a drilling consultant.

Most US Oil Executives See Prices Below $60/Barrel Through 2018
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Nearly two-thirds of US oil executives see crude oil prices remaining below $60 per barrel through 2018, according to a Deloitte survey.

Ensco Acquires Atwood Oceanics, Lays Off Staff
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 After completing its acquisition of Atwood Oceanics, Ensco will be terminating employees.

Saudi Aramco Plans 'Mega Investment' in World's Top Oil Guzzler
Monday, October 09, 2017 The oil industry is pinning its hopes on India and China, together home to four of every 10 people in the world.

Australia Closing In On Qatar as World's Top LNG Exporter
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Australia expects to increase exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 16 percent from mid-2018 as $180 billion in new projects hit their stride, nearly catching up with Qatar, the world's top supplier.

Kemp: Feast Or Famine? Oil Market In 2018
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 The oil market is rarely balanced, and never for very long.

Cost Control Key to North Sea Production Growth
Friday, October 13, 2017 Having already been written off once in the 80s and survived, North Sea production is now seen to be recovering even in the Era of Shale.

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Shale Boom's Dark Secret, Ruined Old Oil Wells in Oklahoma
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Not every oilman is gaining from the US shale boom.

Cheap Option to the Oil Sands Emerges as Hot Play in Canada
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 There's a land grab quietly taking place in a little-known corner of the Canadian oil sands.

BHP Gearing Up to Start Drilling for Oil in Mexico's Deep Waters
Monday, October 02, 2017 BHP Billiton is getting closer to drilling its first oil wells in Mexico's deep waters.

LNG Can Play 'Meaningful Role' Targeting US Trade Imbalance
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 US gas exports can improve balance of trade, create jobs and support long-term economic growth.

EPA Asks Drillers, Miners for Advice on How to Regulate Them
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 President Trump's EPA is asking miners, oil drillers and manufacturers to collaborate with the government on how best to regulate their industries.

Private Oil Made a Big Find in Mexico. Now State Oil Wants a Cut
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 The rush of enthusiasm that followed the July find has turned into a nervous wait.

Putin Says Oil Pact With OPEC May Be Extended to End of 2018
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 President Vladimir Putin said Russia is open to extending a deal with OPEC to curb oil supplies to the end of 2018.

Jon Huntsman Drops Off Chevron's Board After Winning Moscow Post
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Jon Huntsman quits Chevron's board.

Buckeye Resumes Operation At Yabucoa, Puerto Rico; Tankers Discharge Fuel
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Buckeye Partners has resumed operations at its marine oil terminal and storage tanks in Puerto Rico.

Shell Said to Seek Sale of Stake in $1.4 Billion Wind Farm
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Shell and its partners Eneco Holdings NV and Mitsubishi are seeking to sell a stake in two Dutch offshore wind-farm projects.

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Oil Hits Highest Since July 2015; Producers Say Market Rebalancing
Monday, September 25, 2017 Oil prices soared more than 3%, with Brent hitting its highest in more than two years.

Scotland Rejects Fracking, Citing Overwhelming Public Opposition
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Scotland will block fracking indefinitely after a public consultation found overwhelming opposition to the practice, the British region's energy minister says.

Offshore Rig Firms See End To Worst Downturn In History
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Demand for offshore rig rental globally is starting to recover from its worst ever downturn.

No More Free Lunch Is the Big Change Under Way in the Oil Market
Monday, October 09, 2017 For years, investors have played Popeye to the energy industry's Wimpy.

Trump Disavows Iran Deal: What's at Stake for Oil Markets
Friday, October 13, 2017 Iran, already struggling to attract investors to its energy industry, may find things tougher still as Trump refuses to certify the nuclear deal.

Oil Ghost Towns Dot the Landscape in Texas' Other Shale Patch
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 If Texas' Permian Basin is Exhibit A for the US oil boom that refuses to die, then the Eagle Ford represents all those places that have been left behind.

ExxonMobil 'Puts Guyana on the Map' with Discovery
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Could ExxonMobil attain 2 billion-barrel oil reserves mark offshore Guyana?

Vietnam Court Sentences to Death PetroVietnam Ex-Chairman in Mass Trial
Friday, September 29, 2017 A court in Vietnam sentenced to death a former chairman of state-run PetroVietnam after finding him guilty in a mass trial of 51 officials and bankers accused of graft and mismanagement that led to losses of $69 million.

OPEC Has Success at Last, But Oil Revival May Be Short-Lived
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 When OPEC and its allies gather this week, they'll have the best evidence yet that their efforts to clear a global oil glut are succeeding. It may prove short-lived.

How to Become a Drilling Consultant
Friday, October 06, 2017 Rigzone gives you the rundown on the education and experience requirements to become a drilling consultant.

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In World's Hottest Oil Patch, Jitters Mount That a Bust Is Near
Monday, September 25, 2017 What's unusual, and unnerving, is that the Permian is still thrumming with activity after prices cratered for the stuff it pumps out.

The Math on E&P Stocks Doesn't Add Up
Friday, September 22, 2017 CEOs and boards are focusing on the wrong metrics. But if they change their ways, the opportunity could be great.

Exxon Mobil Bets on Brazil, Buys 10 Oil Blocks in Auction
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Exxon Mobil Corp vastly expanded its presence in Brazil on Wednesday.

Shale Boom's Dark Secret, Ruined Old Oil Wells in Oklahoma
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Not every oilman is gaining from the US shale boom.

China's CNOOC Begins Oil Partner Hunt in Mexico Deep Waters
Friday, September 15, 2017 CNOOC is searching for partners to develop oil prospects deep into the Gulf of Mexico as the Chinese giant extends its global reach.

Total Makes Foray Into Exxon's Exploration Hotbed Offshore Guyana
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Total has agreed to pay $1 million for an option to buy a 25% stake in an oil exploration block offshore Guyana.

Permian 'Super Basin' Holds Up to $3.3 Trillion in Untapped Oil
Monday, September 25, 2017 The Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico holds 60 billion to 70 billion barrels of yet-to-be pumped crude oil, according to a study.

BP's Thunder Horse Platform Shut Temporarily On Power Issue
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 BP halts production at its Thunder Horse platform in the US Gulf of Mexico following a power outage.

Protesting Pipelines Is Becoming A Growing 'Industry'
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Protesting pipelines is becoming a growing 'industry' fueled by scare tactics and social media.

Mozambique Moves Closer to LNG Development, but Hurdles Remain
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Mozambique has signed framework agreements for two LNG terminals, but market and contractual risks as well as potential above-ground problems present difficulties.