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Colin Powell Tells NAPE Audience of Ways to Decentralize Energy
Friday, February 17, 2017 NAPE Global Business Summit in Houston exceeds expectations as former Secretary of State and retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell tells it's a fascinating time for the energy industry.

DOF Group Axes Over 700 Employees in 2016
Friday, February 17, 2017 Oil and gas offshore services firm DOF Group slashes its headcount by 742 employees during 2016, as a result of cost cutting measures.

What Needs to Happen with Cybersecurity in Oil, Gas
Friday, February 17, 2017 Oil and gas leaders discuss the future of cybersecurity as the industry continues to evolve and become more digitized and connected.

Oil Steady, But Down For The Week As Glut Worries Face OPEC Cuts
Friday, February 17, 2017 Oil prices ended steady but lower on the week, with US crude notching its first weekly decline in five weeks.

Mitsubishi Heavy Bets on New US Turbomachinery Demand
Friday, February 17, 2017 Japan-based industrial firm expanding reach within US oil and gas market.


  


More Than 440,000 Global Oil, Gas Jobs Lost During Downturn
Friday, February 17, 2017 A report from Houston-based consulting firm Graves & Co. shows that the industry has suffered more than 440,000 jobs lost since the beginning of the most recent downturn.

Senate Confirms Trump's EPA Pick As White House Targets Regulation
Friday, February 17, 2017 The US Senate confirms President Donald Trump's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency.

Unite: Government Must Create Sustainable Future for Scottish Oil Sector
Friday, February 17, 2017 UK union Unite calls on the Scottish and Westminster governments to get together and develop a sustainable future for the Scottish oil and gas industry.

Baker Hughes: US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For Fifth Straight Week
Friday, February 17, 2017 US energy companies added oil rigs for a fifth straight week, extending a nine-month recovery.

Official: At Least One Person Injured In Oil Well Blast In Oklahoma
Thursday, February 16, 2017 At least one person was injured following an explosion at a oil well site in Pittsburg County in eastern Oklahoma.

Can Other Oil Basins Ever Catch Up To The Permian's Prosperity?
Thursday, February 16, 2017 As oil majors sell off non-Permian assets to ready cash for another gamble in the Permian, smaller companies are scooping up bargain assets to build stronger plays outside of West Texas.

BLOG: 'Cautious Optimism' and Other Worn Out Industry Phrases, Part II
Thursday, February 16, 2017 As an industry, have we become over-reliant on certain industry phrases and themes?

Chad's Upstream Sector Income Could Erode Post-2021, GlobalData Warns
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Chad's income from the upstream sector will continually erode in the post-2021 period unless there is an oil price hike over the medium term or new large projects are brought online, GlobalData warns.

Oil Rises Modestly in Tight Trade, Boosted by OPEC Hopes
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Oil prices end modestly higher, as the market weighed swelling U.S. inventories against possible renewed efforts by major oil producers to reduce a price-sapping glut.

Nearly 800 Former EPA Officials Oppose Trump Pick For Agency
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Nearly 800 former Environmental Protection Agency officials urged the US Senate to reject President Donald Trump's nominee to run the agency.

Technology Adoption Could Unlock Around $300B in Savings for Oil, Gas
Thursday, February 16, 2017 The deployment of data analytics, robotics and other technologies could boost productivity across the oil and natural gas sectors, potentially unlocking close to $300 billion in annual savings.

UK Government has 'Shameful' Energy Policy Track Record, Says SNP's McCaig
Thursday, February 16, 2017 The UK government has a 'shameful' track record on energy policy, according to the Scottish National Party's Business and Energy spokesperson at Westminster, Callum McCaig.

TransCanada Files Keystone XL Route Application In Nebraska
Thursday, February 16, 2017 TransCanada filed an application with Nebraska authorities to route its Keystone XL pipeline through the state.

Oil Settles Relatively Flat Despite Record Rise To US Crude Stocks
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Oil prices trended down in pre-market trading early Wednesday and fell furter on an EIA report.

UK Government Reacts to Oil, Gas Worker Discrimination Claims
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Businesses should be in no doubt that the oil and gas industry in Scotland has one of the most highly skilled workforces in the world, the UK Government tells Rigzone.

Siberian Oil Giant That Bankrolled USSR May Gush Cash Again
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Russia's largest oil field could be on the verge of gushing profits again for Rosneft PJSC.

Op-Ed: No FERC Quorum May Delay Oil, Gas Infrastructure
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission agency needs a Trump appointment to give it enough members to regulate interstate pipelines and natural gas, oil infrastructure projects.

Workers End Strike At CNR's Ivory Coast Operations
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Workers at Canadian Natural Resources' Baobab and Espoir oil and gas fields in Ivory Coast end a strike over employment conditions launched last week.

Governors Urge Trump to Support Wind and Solar Power
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 A group of governors from both ends of the political spectrum are urging President Donald Trump to support renewable energy.

Kemp: Milestones On The Oil Market's Road To Rebalancing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Crude oil stockpiles are expected to empty significantly during the third quarter as continued production restraint from OPEC interacts with the seasonal increase in consumption.

Bringing Back Our People: Industry Combats Workforce Challenges
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Industry professionals and educators share insight on how to ramp up the oil and gas workforce despite current challenges.

Oil Pulls Back In Post-Settlement Trade As US Stockpiles Rise
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Oil prices pared gains after the settlement, as evidence of surging US crude oil stockpiles underscored concerns that shale production might limit the effectiveness of an OPEC-led effort to cut global output.

Rolls-Royce Marine to Cut 800 Jobs by Summer
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Rolls-Royce's marine division plans to conclude the reduction of around 800 roles worldwide by the summer, according to a company spokesperson.

Technology has 'Fundamental Role' to Play in Supporting Oil, Gas Recovery
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Technology has a fundamental role to play in supporting the oil and gas industry's recovery, ITF CEO Patrick O'Brien says.

Oil Down 2% As Dollar Firms, OPEC Compliance Rate Shrugged Off
Monday, February 13, 2017 Oil prices decline by about 2%, the most since mid-January.

Lundin Board Proposes Malaysia, France, Netherlands Asset Spin Off
Monday, February 13, 2017 Lundin Petroleum's board of directors proposes to spin-off its assets in Malaysia, France and the Netherlands into a newly formed company called International Petroleum Corporation (IPC).

Calls Made for Oil, Gas Worker Discrimination Investigation
Monday, February 13, 2017 Calls for an investigation into discrimination against former oil and gas workers looking to find work in other sectors have been made, the BBC reports.

SNP Promotes Drive to Improve Gender Equality in STEM
Monday, February 13, 2017 In the wake of the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Scottish National Party promotes its drive to improve gender equality in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Investor Honeymoon With OPEC Falters as Shale Drilling Booms
Monday, February 13, 2017 After unprecedented optimism that OPEC will manage to ease a global supply glut, money managers reduced their bets on rising WTI prices for the first time in a month.

Judge Denies Tribes' Request To Block Final Link In Dakota Pipeline
Monday, February 13, 2017 A US federal judge denies a request by Native American tribes seeking a halt to construction of the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

UK Oil, Gas Companies to be 'Disproportionately Affected' by New Levy
Monday, February 13, 2017 A new apprenticeship levy scheduled to come into effect in April will hit the UK oil and gas industry harder than other sectors, OPITO suggests.

EIA: US Shale Oil Output To Rise In March To Highest In 10 Months
Monday, February 13, 2017 US shale oil production for March is expected to rise by the most in five months to its highest rate since May last year, government data shows.

New Oil, Gas Technology Center Opens in Aberdeen
Friday, February 10, 2017 A new $225 million Oil & Gas Technology Center opens in Aberdeen, which aims to become the 'go to' place for oil and gas technology in the UK and internationally.

Japan's Inpex Sticks To Australia Ichthys LNG Output Target
Friday, February 10, 2017 Inpex Corp is sticking to its plans to start up its huge Australian Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in July-September this year, despite trouble over the completion of a power station.

Rig Trends: 2017 Offshore Rig Market Not in for Much Improvement
Friday, February 10, 2017 In 2017, the offshore rig market is not expected to recover to the levels some had forecasted.

IEA Says Record OPEC Cut Compliance Helps Oil Market Rebalance
Friday, February 10, 2017 Global oil output plunged in January as OPEC and non-OPEC producers curbed supply to accelerate a market rebalancing.

US Boosts Monthly Rate Of Oil Rig Additions To Most Since 2012
Friday, February 10, 2017 Drillers added eight oil rigs in the week to Feb. 10, bringing the total count up to 591, the most since October 2015.

BLOG: US, Canada Producers Continue to Dominate Shale Production
Friday, February 10, 2017 Despite having just one-fifth of the world's shale resources, advantages in the US and Canada mean the countries will continue to monopolize the market, according to a new Raymond James report.

Oil Up On Widespread OPEC Deal Compliance, US Rig Count Rises
Friday, February 10, 2017 Oil prices rose after reports that OPEC members delivered more than 90 percent of the output cuts they pledged.

Williams Making Good on Plan to Double Down in Heart of Shale
Friday, February 10, 2017 Williams Cos. is following through on a promise to unload assets and double down in a region of the US where natural gas production is still booming: the Marcellus.

An Energy Giant Bigger Than ExxonMobil in the Shadow of Saudi Aramco
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Qatar Petroleum is the hidden giant of the global energy industry, overshadowed by its neighbor Saudi Aramco.

DNV GL Launches Digital Platform to Facilitate Collaboration
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Oil and gas industry advisor DNV GL launches a new digital platform to facilitate connections between different industry players, domain experts and data scientists.

Arctic Oil Town Fears Future as Imperial's 1920s Wells Shut
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Now, with oil at half that price and one of Canada's oldest wells set to close, the future is less certain for the 750 residents in the Northwest Territories town.

Oil Up After Gasoline Stock Draw, But Market Bloated
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Oil prices held onto gains with US prices rising on evidence that gasoline demand could strengthen in the world's biggest oil market.

Emerson Opens New Oil, Gas Education Facilities in Aberdeen
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Automation and engineering services specialist Emerson opens new education facilities at its Solutions Center in Aberdeen in order to help meet the need for greater oil and gas expertise.

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