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Could Trump Take Pointers from ExxonMobil's Tillerson on Cybersecurity?
Thursday, January 19, 2017 President-elect Trump could take some pointers on cybersecurity from former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson.

Oil Edges Up From One-Week Low As IEA Sees Tighter Market
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Oil prices edged higher, but swelling US crude stockpiles limited the rebound from a one-week low.

Indonesia Overhauls System For Future Oil, Gas Contracts
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Indonesia has adopted a new scheme for future oil and gas production sharing deals so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than being reimbursed by the government.

Trump's Energy Pick Perry Softens Stance On Climate Change
Thursday, January 19, 2017 As energy secretary, he would lead a vast scientific research operation credited with helping trigger a US drilling boom and advancements in energy efficiency and renewables technology.

Report: More than Half of Houston Employers to Add Staff in 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Staffing firm Murray Resources' recent survey reveals an increase in hiring plans for Houston employers, specifically in manufacturing, operations and engineering roles.


  


Statoil Tests Methane Emissions Technology in Eagle Ford
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Statoil is conducting field tests of an IoT methane emissions technology.

Oil, Gas Firms Make Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Ten oil and gas related companies have made Corporate Knights' 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list.

The Church of England Conditionally Backs Fracking
Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Church of England has conditionally backed fracking in the UK but warned that any development of shale gas reserves in the country must not distract or delay efforts to expand low-carbon renewable energy.

Big Oil Back On The Acquisition Trail As Outlook Brightens
Thursday, January 19, 2017 The world's top oil companies are back in acquisition mode, targeting smaller exploration and development firms to boost oil and gas reserves.

IEA: OPEC Output Cuts Under Security As Market Tightens
Thursday, January 19, 2017 World oil markets are slowly tightening as demand rises while investors wait to see if production cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers will be implemented as promised.

NPDC Pipeline Set on Fire, Cause Unclear
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 A crude oil pipeline belonging to the Niger Petroleum Development Company was set on fire, according to a report from Nigerian newspaper Vanguard.

Egypt To End Capital Controls, Reform Oil Sector Under IMF Deal
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Egypt will scrap its remaining caps on transfers and deposits of foreign currency by the end of June.

BLOG: Buhari Changes Hard-Line Approach to Delta Unrest
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari looks to implement a peaceful approach to deal with militants attacking oil and gas firms in the Niger Delta.

Rystad Energy: Global Oil, Gas Discoveries Drop To 70-Year Low
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Oil and gas discoveries around the world dropped last year to their lowest since the 1940s after companies sharply cut back in their search for new resources amid falling oil prices.

Oil Prices Fall On Strong Dollar, US Output Rise Expectations
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Oil prices fall to their lowest in a week, on a strong dollar and expectations that US producers would boost output.

IEA Sees Significant Gains in US Shale Oil as Prices Rise
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Oil-price gains will trigger a "significant" increase in US shale output as OPEC and other producers rein in supply, according to the head of the International Energy Agency.

Oil Steady As Weak Dollar Offsets US, Russia Output Forecasts
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Oil prices were little changed as a decline in the US dollar and comments by Saudi Arabia that it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output.

E&P Consultants Earning 27% Less than in 2013
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Consultants currently working in the exploration and production sector are earning, on average, 27% less than they did in 2013, according to consultancy firm OPC.

ExxonMobil's $5.6B Acquisition Validates Permian as Core Operator Strategy
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 ExxonMobil's acquisition of Delaware Basin assets in the Permian represents good shareholder value and validates the industry's acquisition focus on the Delaware.

China's Inescapable Oil Slide Is a Record-Breaking OPEC Gift
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 OPEC's campaign to prop up oil prices is getting unlikely support from its biggest customer.

Seven Enablers for Building the LNG Transport Fuel Market
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Once crude starts to recover and the price arbitrage with gas starts to open-up again, the fundamentals are there for growth.

Trump Interior Nominee Would Review Obama's Limits On Oil Drilling
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 President-elect Trump's pick to run the Department of the Interior said he would consider scrapping some of President Obama's environment initiatives if confirmed.

US, Mexico, Cuba Ready To Sign 'Doughnut Hole' Deal In Gulf Waters
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before US President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Modest Recovery Within UK Upstream Sector Expected in 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 There will be a modest recovery within the UK upstream oil and gas sector this year, according to global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

Kemp: US Oil, Gas Industry Has Turned The Corner
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 US petroleum producers are looking forward to better times in 2017 as the industry has passed the low-point in the cycle and embarked on the road to renewed expansion.

Noble Buys Clayton Williams for $2.7 Billion to Grow in Permian
Monday, January 16, 2017 Noble Energy agreed to buy Clayton Williams Energy for $2.7 billion in stock and cash to expand in America's hottest shale play.

Ideal Employer Survey: Africa Values Safety the Most
Monday, January 16, 2017 Out of all the continents featured in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey, respondents from Africa valued safety the most.

Iran Oil Minister Certain That Oil Prices Will Rise
Monday, January 16, 2017 Iran's oil minister said that he was confident the OPEC and non-OPEC members would commit to the output cut deal agreed in November, noting that prices of oil would rise further as a result.

Aker BP Positioned for Further Growth
Monday, January 16, 2017 Independent exploration and production company Aker BP ASA is positioned for further growth, according to the firm's CEO, Karl Johnny Hersvik.

Oil Up On Saudi Commitment To Cut; U.S. Output Seen Rising
Monday, January 16, 2017 Oil prices settle up, as Saudi Arabia's commitments to reducing production offset a report forecasting U.S. output would again rise this year.

Venezuela Will Circulate New Proposal To Support Oil Prices Next Week
Monday, January 16, 2017 Venezuela will next week circulate a new proposal to crude producers in a bid to support oil prices, President Nicolas Maduro said, without providing details.

Report: CHC to Shut Down Bergen Base, Shed 100 Jobs
Friday, January 13, 2017 Offshore helicopter operator CHC will shut down its base in Bergen, Norway, and shed around 100 employees, according to a report from local newspaper Bergens Tidende.

Oil Falls On China Concerns, Down 3% For The Week On OPEC Doubts
Friday, January 13, 2017 Oil prices fall and end the week 3% lower on lingering doubts over the extent of OPEC cuts.

BLOG: Should the US Cut Oil Production in Line With OPEC, NOPEC?
Friday, January 13, 2017 OPEC's subtle message that the US should join its production cut pledge with other non-OPEC nations - in the interest of global market stability - is unlikely to get an affirmative response.

Process Safety Management: Overcoming the Silo Factor
Friday, January 13, 2017 Review of process safety risk assessments detects a common culprit.

Ideal Employer Survey Reveals Midstream's Picks for Top Companies
Friday, January 13, 2017 Rigzone's latest survey finds what's most important to midstream professionals and Deloitte's vice chairman John England provides a midstream outlook for 2017.

Anadarko Sells Out of Upstream Eagle Ford in $2.3B Deal
Friday, January 13, 2017 Sanchez Energy and Blackstone Group buy Anadarko Petroleum's remaining Eagle Ford acreage, bringing Anadarko's divestitures to more than $7 billion since early 2016.

Shell Oil Workers In Gabon Begin 'Unlimited' Strike
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon begin an 'unlimited' strike at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country.

What's Next for Mexico's Energy Sector?
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Rigzone examines the possible long-term outlook for Mexico's energy sector.

Aker Solutions May Axe up to 650 Jobs
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Oilfield services company Aker Solutions confirms that it may cut around 650 positions, mainly by shedding jobs in Norway, the UK and India.

Oil Rises On Supply Cuts, Record China Demand Forecast
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Oil prices rose more than 1% on news that key crude exporters were cutting production to reduce a global crude glut.

Education: A Key Ingredient for Expanding Gas Infrastructure
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Now may be the right time to build new gas infrastructure, but formidable forces prevent the execution of growth plans.

China's CNPC Forecasts Record Oil Demand, Warns On Product Glut
Thursday, January 12, 2017 China's crude oil demand will grow by 3.4% this year to a record of almost 12 million barrels per day as refiners in the world's second-biggest oil user ramp up output.

NPD: 2017 Set to be Another Demanding Year
Thursday, January 12, 2017 The next 12 months will be yet another demanding year for the industry, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, although the decline in investments is slowing.

Oil Gains - Pares Earlier Losses off Newfound Optimism
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 After falling almost 6% earlier in the week, oil prices picked up steam as traders saw a buying opportunity in the market.

BLOG: Houston Profitable Area for STEM Grads
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 A recent analysis by WalletHub finds that the Houston metropolitan area ranks first in the annual media salary for STEM workers.

Nigeria Oil Union Suspends Three-Day Nationwide Strike After Talks
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 A Nigerian oil labor union has suspended a nationwide three-day strike over job losses that hit petrol stations and oil tankers.

Big Oil Hits Sweet Spot as Projects Reap Rewards of Recovery
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Big Oil is poised to reap rewards this year as investments made before the crude-price slump pay off just as the recovery starts.

Cruise Line Exec: LNG Represents the Future
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Carnival opting for LNG instead of marine diesel oil.

OHSLG: S92 Helicopters to Return to Action Following Grounding
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 The Offshore Helicopter Safety Leadership Group (OHSLG) expects the phased return of Sikorsky S92 helicopters on Wednesday.

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