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Trump's America-First Pipeline Plan Draws Ire of American Oil
Friday, July 21, 2017 Donald Trump's allies in the oil industry are warning the president that his bid to boost US steelmakers could backfire against their efforts to achieve his goal of "American energy dominance."

GE Sinks as Oil Outlook Sputters, Marring End of Immelt's Tenure
Friday, July 21, 2017 Even in his final days as General Electric Co.'s CEO, Jeffrey Immelt can't escape the stench of oil.

Oil Dives About 2.5%; OPEC Crude Output Rise Forecast
Friday, July 21, 2017 Oil prices slid on Friday, settling about 2.5% lower after a consultancy forecast a rise in OPEC production.

US Owns 700 Million Barrels of Oil. Trump Wants to Sell It
Friday, July 21, 2017 President Donald Trump wants to sell part of the reserve.

LyondellBasell Plans Its Largest Investment Ever Near Houston
Friday, July 21, 2017 The new PO/TBA project should create up to 2,500 construction and approximately 160 permanent jobs.

  


The Fossil Fuels Plant That Pits Trump's Base Against Itself
Thursday, July 20, 2017 For a landmark fossil-fuel program deep in Trump country, it's not environmentalists who are the biggest threat. It may be Donald Trump himself.

I Was Goldman Sachs' Chief Geologist. Banks Want My Skills
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Investment banks are desperately seeking technical specialists to enable them to take advantage of the surge in oil and gas deals.

Oil Settles Down After Early Rally Lifts Brent Past $50
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Oil settles lower in choppy trading, as nagging worries about abundant global crude supplies sank prices after an early rally boosted Brent above $50 per barrel for the first time since June 7.

BLOG: Rigzone Survey Examines Departed Oil, Gas Workers
Thursday, July 20, 2017 We wanted to know how the industry downturn affected oil and gas professionals' career paths. So we conducted a survey to find out.

Oil Jumps To 6-Week High On Surprisingly Big US Inventory Draws
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Oil prices jumped almost 2% to a six-week high on Wednesday.

House Passes Pipeline Bill to Ease Path for More Keystones
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 House Republicans moved to make it easier to build pipelines from Mexico or Canada, as they sought to prevent a repeat of President Barack Obama's drawn out rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

House GOP Leader Says Energy Tweak Near in Sanctions Bill
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said there's a consensus among lawmakers to change legislation on Russian sanctions so that US companies won't be blocked from lucrative foreign oil deals.

EIA: US Crude, Gasoline Stocks Drop Sharply
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 US crude stocks dropped more than expected last week, while gasoline and distillate inventories also fell sharply, data from the EIA shows.

Preparing a Mechanical Engineering Resume
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Your resume serves one primary goal. Here's how to make it stand out.

BP Says It Is Considering IPO of US Pipeline Assets
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 BP is considering spinning off certain US pipeline assets in the US Gulf and Midwest in an initial public offering, the company said Tuesday.

Oil Rises on Strong Demand, Falling Saudi Exports
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday as Saudi exports fell and solid demand soaked up some of what is seen as an oversupplied market.

California Lawmakers Approve Landmark Extension to Climate Policy
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The legislation extends California's cap-and-trade program, which was set to expire in three years, through 2030 and attempts to strengthen it.

Repairs to Magellan's Longhorn Pipeline Completed, Ops Resumed -Spokesman
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The pipeline transports crude from Permian Basin production region in West Texas to the refining and export facilities in Houston.

Kemp: US Uncompleted Well Backlog Hangs Over Oil Market
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The problem is concentrated in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico.

Oil Giants Make a Play For Millennial Hires
Monday, July 17, 2017 New ads by the lobbying arm of America's oil giants are all about millennials.

Oil Prices Ease on Signs of Steady Output from Some Producers
Monday, July 17, 2017 Oil prices were about 1 percent lower on Monday.

US Shale Oil Output Seen Up for Eighth Month at 5.6 Mln bpd -EIA
Monday, July 17, 2017 The U.S. shale production level reportedly would be the highest since record-keeping began in 2007.

A Newcomer's Guide to Oil and Gas: A Groundbreaking Number
Monday, July 17, 2017 You've submitted more questions. We've got more answers.

Texas Oil Market With Spare Pipeline Space Shrugs Off Shutdown
Friday, July 14, 2017 Oil markets shrugged off a spill that shut a pipeline crossing Texas, signaling no immediate shortage of space to haul crude from the region's prolific Permian Basin to Houston-area refineries.

TWITTER POLL: Rigzone Readers Weigh In on Volvo's All-electric Decision
Friday, July 14, 2017 Nearly one-quarter of respondents in a Rigzone Twitter poll see negative implications for refiners.

First Signs of Oil Market Rebalance Are Showing in New York
Friday, July 14, 2017 New York gasoline traders have figured out something the rest of the oil world is dying to know how to do: balance the market.

Unfazed by Low Prices, Bankers Remain Confident in Oil Lending
Friday, July 14, 2017 Fears of a long spell of low oil prices haven't shaken Wall Street's confidence in the sector.

Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Near Cushing Oil Storage Hub
Friday, July 14, 2017 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck Stroud, Oklahoma, about 20 miles (32.2 km) from the key oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) said.

Collecting Cash From Shale Without a Dime Spent on Drilling
Friday, July 14, 2017 America's drilling boom is making a hot commodity out of one of the stodgiest of oilfield assets, the monthly royalty check.

US Court Gives Environmental Regulator 14-day Extension on Methane Rule
Friday, July 14, 2017 A U.S. court gave the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 14 extra days to comply with a July 3 order requiring the EPA to enforce rules on methane leaks in oil and gas equipment, which the agency had sought to freeze, a filing showed.

Oil Up 1 pct, 5 pct on the Week
Friday, July 14, 2017 Oil rose 1 percent, boosted by lower U.S. stockpiles, a slight slowdown in U.S. crude production and signs of increased Chinese demand, but trading was volatile as global supply remained strong.

What's It Take to Land a Job as a Petroleum Engineer?
Friday, July 14, 2017 Rigzone speaks with the chair of the petroleum department at the University of Houston about what qualifications are needed to become a petroleum engineer.

A Solar Eclipse Could Wipe Out 9,000 Megawatts of Power Supplies
Friday, July 14, 2017 The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about 7 million homes.

Trump Administration Reduces Royalty Rates in First US Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Friday, July 14, 2017 The Trump administration announced its first offshore oil and gas lease sale, offering 76 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico and reduced royalty rates for shallow water leases to encourage drilling at a time of low oil prices.

Kemp: US Drilling Costs Start To Rise As Rig Count Climbs
Friday, July 14, 2017 US oil and gas E&P companies are paying more to hire drilling rigs as the number of rigs still idle after the slump declines.

Commodity Weekly: Heightened Intra-OPEC Competition on Horizon
Friday, July 14, 2017 With the efficacy of OPEC-led cuts clearly in doubt, it would behoove cartel members to prioritize individual self-interest.

BLOG: New Study Pegs Women as 'Untapped Reserves' in Oil, Gas
Thursday, July 13, 2017 A report by Boston Consulting Group and World Petroleum Council examines gender balance at crucial stages of career development.

Magellan Midstream Partners Pipeline Ruptures In Texas, Forcing Evacuations
Thursday, July 13, 2017 A crude oil pipeline operated by Magellan Midstream Partners ruptured near Bastrop, Texas, on Thursday morning, spilling an estimated 1,200 barrels of oil.

ExxonMobil Fined For Louisiana Refinery Explosion That Injured Four
Thursday, July 13, 2017 ExxonMobil has been fined about $165,000 by US regulators for safety lapses including inadequate training and equipment maintenance over an explosion.

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan To Drill Offshore Alaska
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Eni US will become the first energy company allowed to explore for oil in federal waters off Alaska since 2015.

Oil Rises As Robust Chinese Demand Seen Helping Drain Glut
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Oil prices rose 1.3% after much stronger demand in China overshadowed a downbeat report by the International Energy Agency IEA.

Trump Administration Reduces Royalty Rates In First US Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Thursday, July 13, 2017 The Trump administration announces its first offshore oil and gas lease sale.

The Rigzone Interview: Private Equity Cash Focuses on Oil, Gas Development
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Upstream private equity focuses on developing oil and gas assets, energy investment pro Claire Harvey tells Rigzone in exclusive interview.

Facebook's Zuckerberg Drills Down Into North Dakota's Oil Patch
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Facebook CEO Zuckerberg toured a North Dakota drilling rig and peppered industry workers with questions about automation, safety and fracking.

Oil Lingers Near $45 as US Supply Draw Meets Tepid Reaction
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 America's biggest crude stockpile draw since September wasn't enough to get oil markets excited as booming output from shale plays to Libya remain a concern.

With Latest Deal, Circle K Owner Steps Up Canadian Invasion
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 A Canadian company is trying to corner the corner-store market in the US.

US Oil Lures Fastest Growing Guzzler as Arbitrage Opens Up
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 A type of U.S. crude pumped in the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be more attractive in the fastest-growing oil market compared with Middle East staples that are on offer.

Oil Rises After European Storage Data, US Output Reduction
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Oil prices climb more than 1 percent on Tuesay along with rising heating oil futures on reports showing forecast cuts in U.S. oil production and a decline in European product stockpiles.

Report: For Now, NOC Refiners Winning the Digital Maturity Race
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Now's a good time for refiners to adopt digital technologies, report's author tells Rigzone.

Goldman Warns of Oil Below $40 Without OPEC 'Shock and Awe'
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 OPEC needs to "shock and awe" the oil market for prices to gain, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

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