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Oil Rises In Late Trade, Still Down On The Week As Glut Weighs
Friday, March 24, 2017 Oil rose modestly in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude.

UK's Lamprell Sees Tough Year Ahead, Recovery Only In 2018
Friday, March 24, 2017 Oil rig builder Lamprell Plc lowers its revenue forecast for this year and says it expects to start seeing a recovery in activity only in 2018.

December North Dakota Crude Spill Larger Than Initially Estimated
Friday, March 24, 2017 A crude oil spill in western North Dakota in December is now believed to be about three times bigger than originally estimated, pipeline owner True Companies says.

Industry Pros Gather for Offshore Achievement Awards
Friday, March 24, 2017 Almost 500 industry professionals gather in Scotland to celebrate innovation, collaboration and performance in the UK offshore energy sector at the SPE Aberdeen Offshore Achievement Awards.


  


Shell to Sell Gabon Onshore Assets for $587MM, 430 Staff to be Transferred
Friday, March 24, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell plc reaches an agreement with Assala Energy Holdings Ltd. to sell 100% of its Gabon onshore interests for $587 million.

America's Nuclear Sector Braces for More Closures
Friday, March 24, 2017 S&P Global Ratings' Michael Ferguson outlines the reasons behind nuclear's decline and the industry's likely direction.

Statoil Exec: Effective Leaders Should Empower People and Machines
Friday, March 24, 2017 Statoil's Jim Claunch shares his insight and advice on what will make effective oil and gas leaders during a time of rapidly advancing technology.

UK Minister Brands Oil Worker Discrimination as Misguided
Thursday, March 23, 2017 A UK Minister has described instances of discrimination against oil and gas workers by potential employers as a 'misguided' approach.

Oil Majors Plunge Into Industry That May Hurt Fossil Fuel
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Big oil is starting to challenge the biggest utilities in the race to erect wind turbines at sea.

BLOG: Decisions, Decisions - Will OPEC/NOPEC Extend Oil Cuts?
Thursday, March 23, 2017 As OPEC and non-OPEC members convene this weekend to weigh progress, member-state self-preservation likely to enable market intervention keeping crude oil cuts in place for another six months.

Oil Slips, Inventories Curb Recovery From Four-Month Lows
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Oil prices dipped, struggling to recover from four-month lows.

HeliOffshore Deems North Sea Helicopter Operations Safe
Thursday, March 23, 2017 HeliOffshore confirms the safety of North Sea helicopter operations following a number of helicopter incidents in the region last year.

Report: Hiring Managers See Salaries Stagnating or Decreasing in 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017 The majority of hiring managers in oil and gas see salaries as either remaining stagnant or decreasing within the next 12 months, according to the first Global Energy Talent Index (GETI).

Politico: US State Dept To Approve Keystone Pipeline Permit
Thursday, March 23, 2017 The US State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, according to Politico.

Enbridge Cutting 1,000 Jobs in US and Canada
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Following the closing of its acquisition of Spectra Energy, Enbridge is trimming its workforce by 6%.

Oil Falls on Yet Another US Crude Build
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Both the US and global benchmarks slipped over 80 cents off newsflow that US crude inventories had risen by 5 million barrels for the week ending March 17.

Oil, Gas Workers Rally in WV to Support Jobs
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Hundreds of oil and gas workers and supporters rally at West Virginia's State Capitol to support jobs, news agencies in the US report.

India Eases Rules For Old Oil, Gas Blocks; To Unlock $21B Reserves
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 India approves a policy allowing extra time to contractors of old blocks to unlock oil and gas reserves of more than 426 million barrels.

Recruiter Check-In: What's Happening in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 As we near the end of the 1Q, recruiters weigh in on what the industry's current needs are and what we will see going forward in the recruitment space.

Offshore Industry To Play 'Vital Role' in Scottish Independence Campaign
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The offshore industry will play a vital role in a second Scottish independence referendum campaign, Wood Mackenzie says.

Analyst Sees Possible Crest for US Gasoline Demand Growth Wave
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 US gasoline demand could fall by more than 1.7 million barrels per day by 2030, according to Wood Mackenzie analyst Andrew Shepard.

WWRA: What Would A Rookie Ask?
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone needs your help compiling a list of simple technical questions that a newcomer to the oil and gas industry might ask.

BLOG: Ask the Careers Editor Series to Launch in April
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone launches a new initiative to answer your burning questions about employment in the oil and gas industry.

US Oil Hits Nov. Low As Fresh Glut Fears Overshadow OPEC Cut Talk
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Oil prices fall, with US crude dropping to its lowest since November.

Oil Giants Upending Shale Turf Where Wildcat Drillers Once Ruled
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 ExxonMobil, Shell and Chevron are jumping into American shale with gusto, planning to spend a combined $10B this year, up from next to nothing only a few years ago.

Acquisitions, Expansion To Boost Mammoth Frac Service Jobs By 300
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Acquisitions and further expansion to supply own frac sand needs, Mammoth Energy will hire about 300 people to service oil and gas drilling fleets this year.

Unite Members Reject Latest OCA Deal
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 In a consultative ballot, 81% of Unite members vote to reject the latest deal put forward by their employers, represented by the Offshore Contractors Association.

Oil, Gas Job Recovery Much Slower Than Industry Rig Count, Spending Growth
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Higher oil prices and a US rig count surge propel industry earnings toward recovery, but hiring is expected to lag behind, according to Moody's Investors Service.

Wood Group Aims to Grow Employment in Long-Term Following Amec Deal
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Wood Group refuses to provide any detail on potential job losses as a result of its decision to buy Amec Foster Wheeler, but insists that its aim is on growing employment in the long term.

Ezra's Bankruptcy Move Adds To Singapore's Sorry Offshore Marine Story
Monday, March 20, 2017 Ezra Holdings Ltd's decision to file for U.S. bankruptcy protection gave investors another cause for concern as its downfall added to troubles in Singapore's offshore marine sector.

Oil Drops as US Drilling Growth Threatens to Counter OPEC Cuts
Monday, March 20, 2017 Oil fell as a Libyan port is set to resume shipments and the US drilling revival undermines the potential for OPEC output curbs to rebalance the market.

Libya Ports Prepare to Ship Oil as Workers Return After Clashes
Monday, March 20, 2017 Libya's major oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf are resuming operations and preparing to export crude after a two-week halt in shipments.

Regulator Responding To Husky Oil Spill In Canada's Alberta
Monday, March 20, 2017 The Alberta Energy Regulator is responding to a crude oil spill by Husky Energy in Canada's oil-rich Alberta province.

Armed With $11 Billion, Thai Oil Giants Hunt for Investments
Monday, March 20, 2017 The Asian energy companies sitting on the largest hoard of cash outside China are ready to put it to use.

Under-$50 WTI Oil Price Will Be 'Short Lived'
Monday, March 20, 2017 The WTI oil price of under $50 per barrel won't last for long, according to oil and gas analysts at GMP FirstEnergy.

Scotland Urged to Open Up on Mental Health Following Oil Price Crash
Monday, March 20, 2017 VSA and SAMH have teamed up to launch the 'Open Up' campaign, encouraging everyone in the north-east to open up about mental health following the effects of the oil price crash.

Petrobras Resorts To Top Court To Free Divestment Plan
Friday, March 17, 2017 Petrobras has asked the Supreme Court to lift an injunction obtained by an oil workers' union that froze sales of its assets.

Kemp: OPEC Cuts Make Global Crude Supply Lighter And Sweeter
Friday, March 17, 2017 OPEC's production cuts have changed the quality of the global oil supply, shaking up the relationship between important crude benchmarks.

Oil Prices Steady But Outlook More Bearish
Friday, March 17, 2017 Oil prices were largely steady, finishing the week with modest gains.

MSP: Scotland Will Suffer If Supporting Action Is Not Taken Now
Friday, March 17, 2017 If action is not taken now by Westminster to support the North Sea oil and gas industry, the whole of Scotland will suffer, Gillian Martin, MSP for Aberdeenshire East says.

Nigerian Court Overturns Seizure Of Oilfield From Shell And Eni
Friday, March 17, 2017 A Nigerian court overturns a request by Nigeria's financial crimes agency to seize an oilfield from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni.

Unite Expresses Concern Over Possible Forties Pipeline System Sale
Friday, March 17, 2017 UK union Unite expresses concern over the possible sale of the Forties Pipeline System from BP plc to Ineos.

Study Like a CEO: Universities Attended by Europe's Top Oil, Gas Execs
Friday, March 17, 2017 Where, and what, did the CEOs of some of Europe's top oil and gas companies study?

Texas Energy Museum Serves as Piece of History, Educational Resource
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Beaumont, Texas is home to a museum that tells the history of Texas oil.

BLOG: Filling the Petrotechnical Professionals Void in Oil, Gas
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Accenture Strategy executives discuss what the industry needs to do to address its impending shortage of upstream petrotechnical professional workers.

Statoil CEO Warns of Globalization 'In Reverse' After DC Visit
Thursday, March 16, 2017 After the surprise election of Donald Trump, the head of Norway's biggest oil company headed to Washington DC this month looking for reassurance. He came away as worried as ever.

Oil Slips Despite Weak Dollar As US Stockpiles Remain High
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Oil prices slipped, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by US crude inventories near record high levels.

Facilities Ops Specialists in Demand in Middle East
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Region's oil and gas employers still need facility asset pros, consultant tells Rigzone.

EPA Hit Hardest As Trump Budget Targets Regulation
Thursday, March 16, 2017 President Donald Trump's administration proposes a 31% cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget.

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