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GTI, BHP Billiton Partner on Permian Fracturing Test
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 GTI and BHP Billiton will partner to test hydraulic fracturing technology in the Delaware Basin in Reeves County, Texas.

Oil Producer Hess Reports Smaller-Than-Expected Loss
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Hess reports a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss.

Machine Learning, Cloud Computing Aid Permian Asset Management
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 A new software is helping a producer better manage its Permian Basin well information.

Despite Positive EIA Data, Oil Falls on OPEC Cut Concerns
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Ahead of Wednesday morning's inventory data release from the Energy Information Agency (EIA), crude prices hit a three-week low.

Former US Senator: Renewables Are Not Oil, Gas Enemy
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Retired North Dakota Democrat Sen. Byron Dorgan tells Columbia Energy Exchange that US policy needs room for fossil fuels and renewable energy sources.


Top Exec Behind Dakota Access Has Donated More Than $100,000 To Trump
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 The top executive at the company behind the embattled Dakota Access Pipeline has donated more than $100,000 to presidential candidate Donald Trump since June.

BLOG: Challenging Attitudes toward Sexuality in Oil, Gas
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BP executive says support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers will help shake longtime prejudices about the oil industry.

Baker Hughes Posts Smaller-Than-Expected Loss As Costs Fall
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Baker Hughes reports a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on strict cost control.

Texas Wildcatter Eyes IPO After Previous Company Exits Bankruptcy
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Energy Hunter Resources plans to hold an initial public offering in November.

Oil Down; US Crude Settles Below $50 On Stockpile Concerns
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Oil prices fall more than 1%, with US crude settling below $50 per barrel for the first time in a week.

Outlook: Exploring the New Breed of Oil, Gas CEOs
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Rigzone explores what future leadership in the oil and gas industry will be once the industry enters a full recovery.

Hundreds in Los Angeles Protest Climate Change, North Dakota Pipeline
Monday, October 24, 2016 Hollywood stars among protesters attending climate rally in MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, while 80 protesters arrested near pipeline construction site in North Dakota.

Oil Dips On Buzzard Restart, Iraq; US Crude Tests Below $50
Monday, October 24, 2016 Oil prices dip, with US crude briefly falling below $50 per barrel.

Kemp: US Oil And Gas Producers Stir From Hibernation
Monday, October 24, 2016 US oil and gas drillers are reporting the biggest and most sustained upturn since oil prices began slumping in the middle of 2014.

Oil Industry Workers Split Between Trump And Clinton
Monday, October 24, 2016 US oil and gas industry workers have contributed only slightly more money to the campaign of Clinton than to Trump since the two clinched their parties' nominations for the White House.

GE Cuts Year Revenue Target On Oil, Gas Weakness, Has 3Q Profit Beat
Friday, October 21, 2016 GE beats analyst profit forecasts in the third quarter, but revenue growth remained sluggish, prompting the company to scale back expectations for full-year revenue and profit.

BLOG: Oil, Gas Company Lends Support to Driver Safety Initiative
Friday, October 21, 2016 A new program aims to reduce the number of injuries and deaths on Permian Basin roadways to zero.

Oil Up On Russia-OPEC Hopes; US Rig Count Jump Limits Gains
Friday, October 21, 2016 Oil settles up on hopes Russia and OPEC will reach agreement on market support initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel.

Schlumberger Sees Early Signs Of Recovery In Most Markets
Friday, October 21, 2016 Schlumberger says there were early signs of recovery in industry activity in most parts of the world, as oil prices stabilize after a two-year slump.

Chesapeake Energy Declares 'Propageddon' With Record Frack
Friday, October 21, 2016 The era of the monster frack has arrived in North America, and Chesapeake is singing its praises.

Baker Hughes: US Drillers Extend Rig Recovery With Oil Over $50/Bbl
Friday, October 21, 2016 The number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States this week rose by the most in two months.

Houston's Oil Industry Eyes Recovery, Job Creation
Friday, October 21, 2016 Though market fundamentals aren't ideal, Houston's oil and gas environment is at an inflection point as it inches toward $60 oil.

Gains From Higher Rig Count Limited For Halliburton, Schlumberger
Thursday, October 20, 2016 An increase in rigs being put back to work in US shale fields is largely being driven by smaller oil companies.

Oil Down 2%, Strong Dollar Knocks US Crude Off 15-Month Highs
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Oil prices settles down more than 2%, as a resurgent dollar encouraged players to take profit on the previous day's rally.

Schlumberger Sees Improved Activity In N. America In 2017
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Schlumberger reports a better-than-expected quarterly profit and said it expected improved activity in onshore North American, Middle Eastern and Russian markets next year.

World Bank Boosts 2017 Crude Oil Forecast To $55 Per Barrel
Thursday, October 20, 2016 The World Bank raises its crude oil price forecast for 2017 to $55 a barrel from $53.

Energy IPO Pace Picks Up
Thursday, October 20, 2016 With renewed apparent stability in commodity prices and investor appetite gaining strength, energy companies are looking toward the stock market for investment funds.

Shale Drillers Are Going Long - Not Deep - in the Oil Patch
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Explorers are drilling longer and longer wells, running thousands of feet sideways to tap as much of the crude-bearing rock as possible.

Exxon CEO Doesn't See Supply Shortage Pushing Up Oil Prices
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ExxonMobil says ample production from US shale regions will keep prices subdued for years to come, disagreeing with others in the industry who have warned about a looming shortage.

Halliburton Posts Surprise Profit As Expenses Fall
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Halliburton posts a surprise quarterly profit, helped by higher cost cuts, and says it expected a rise in oil prices to boost rig counts.

Surprise Crude Draw Lifts US Prices to 15-Month High
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Oil prices traded to some of the highest levels seen in over a year.

DUCs Could Boost US Production by 250K Barrels Per Day
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Steady oil and gas prices may spur operators into completing wells left idle during the downturn.

No Near-Term Recovery For Offshore Rig Market
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 The offshore rig market is currently in its worst slump since the mid-1980s, according to the October 2016 issue of RigOutlook.

Oil Ends Up Ahead Of Preliminary US Inventory Report
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Oil settles higher as expectations of OPEC output curbs lifted prices despite forecasts that data would show a second straight weekly build in US crude stockpiles.

SM Energy To Buy Permian Basin Acreage For $1.6 Billion
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 SM Energy says it will buy 35,700 net acres in West Texas's Howard and Martin counties for about $1.6 billion.

New BLM Regulations to Add Red Tape for Oil, Gas Operations
Monday, October 17, 2016 A recent update to BLM regulations could add significant cost burdens for oil and gas production on US federal and Indian lands, industry groups say.

Oil Ends Lower On US Trade Spike; Shale Decline Limits Losses
Monday, October 17, 2016 Oil prices settle down, weighed by oversupply concerns, with a spike in trade volume driving US prices below $50.

Newfield CEO Sees Cautious Approach on Big Oklahoma Oil Find
Monday, October 17, 2016 Producers need more exploration time and a higher oil price before they can begin accelerating drilling in the Scoop and Stack oil formation, Lee Boothby says.

Halliburton, US Silica Set North America Record
Monday, October 17, 2016 Responding to greater demand for frac sand, Halliburton and US Silica move a record breaking unit train with almost 19,000 tons across the nation.

Oil, Gas Companies Seek Technology for Data Delivery
Friday, October 14, 2016 Oceaneering is partnering with PacStar to deliver Internet of Things technology to help oil and gas companies stream and manage offshore data.

IoT Technology to Reduce Need for Oil, Gas Workers Offshore
Friday, October 14, 2016 IoT technology will reduce the number of workers needed on offshore oil and gas facilities, an official with Oceaneering International tells Rigzone.

Bankruptcy Rebound? Oil, Gas Companies Bounce Back from Chapter 11
Friday, October 14, 2016 Goodrich Petroleum is the latest exploration and production company to emerge from bankruptcy in recent weeks.

Freeport To Sell California Energy Assets For Up To $742MM
Friday, October 14, 2016 Freeport-McMoRan says it would sell its onshore California oil and gas assets to Sentinel Peak Resources California for up to $742 million, as part of its strategy to cut debt.

Report: Majority of Women Not 'On Track' for Retirement
Friday, October 14, 2016 Despite recent gains by women to close the gender gap in financial wellness, the majority of women are still not prepared for retirement.

Oil Dips On Dollar, Rig Count Rise; Focus Still On OPEC
Friday, October 14, 2016 Oil prices fall slightly as traders balance a stronger dollar and another increase in the US oil rig count against expectations that more OPEC talk of output cuts will keep crude above $50 per barrel.

Bidding Frenzy in Biggest US Oil Field Yields Record Deal
Friday, October 14, 2016 RSP Permian agrees to pay $2.4B in cash and stock for Silver Hill Energy Partners as increasing competition for drilling rights in the biggest US oil field pushes bids to new records.

DUCs Will Assist US Crude's Hot Production Run Through 2017
Thursday, October 13, 2016 An uptick in oil prices is unlikely to cut short a drilling rally, and DUCs can help maintain the momentum toward market balance.

COLUMN: How to Get Noticed by Young Recruiters
Thursday, October 13, 2016 A public relations blogger offers tips for seasoned pros in her industry. How well do they apply to oil and gas candidates?

Advice for Working Millennials, from Working Millennials
Thursday, October 13, 2016 A panel of women energy professionals shares what it's going to take for millennials to make a positive impact in the oil and gas industry.

OPINION: Infrastructure Moves Up on the Oil, Gas Priorities List
Thursday, October 13, 2016 Enabling infrastructure has a huge impact on oil and gas project viability, particularly in remote locations, says engineering firm exec.

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