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Oil Sinks As OPEC Deal Seen Unlikely; Stocks Dip
Friday, September 23, 2016 Oil prices tumble following signs that Saudi Arabia and Iran continue to disagree over output limits ahead of a meeting next week aimed at freezing production.

Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield: Lessons Learned from a 40-Year Career
Friday, September 23, 2016 Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield shares important lessons learned in the oil patch with audience at Deloitte conference in Houston.

New Banking Regulations Pushed Oil, Gas Bankruptcies, Expert Says
Friday, September 23, 2016 Regulations that tied bankers' hands during the downturn forced some oil and gas companies into bankruptcy, key energy lender says.

What Does OPEC's Freeze Talk Really Mean?
Friday, September 23, 2016 Some unnamed sources say Saudi Arabia may be willing to cut its production, but non-OPEC member Russia says production cuts off the table.

Freeport-McMoRan Makes Further Job Cuts in Houston
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Citing low oil prices and unfavorable economic conditions, Freeport-McMoRan Oil and Gas will lay off more employees in Houston.

  


Oil Rises More On U.S. Crude Draw, Pares Gains On OPEC Doubt
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Oil prices rally again, boosted for a second day by U.S. government data that showed a surprising crude inventory drop, but crude futures pared gains as traders worried that OPEC was not nearing an agreement to reduce a global glut.

True Grit: Surging Sand Demand Could Boost Jobs in Oil, Gas
Thursday, September 22, 2016 With more sand used to produce more oil from a single well, demand is increasing and stands to bring jobs back to the oil patch.

Oil Rises on Positive Inventory Data, Weaker Dollar
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Oil markets were anticipating fairly robust inventory drawdowns after the API released its estimates for the week ending Sept. 16.

ExxonMobil: Population, Economic Growth Driving Future Energy Demand
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 ExxonMobil's Rob Gardner says the world's energy demand will be driven primarily by population and economic growth.

BLOG: An Appalachian Spring?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 A "very informal, very unscientific survey" suggests some optimism returning to Marcellus/Utica.

Report: SEC Probes Exxon's Climate, Reserves Accounting
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The US SEC is investigating how ExxonMobil has valued its reserves in the wake of low oil prices and potential curbs on carbon emissions.

US Crude Up On Demand Hopes; Brent Down On OPEC Deal Skepticism
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 US oil prices edged up on hopes the planned restart of country's main gasoline pipeline after a leak more than a week ago will boost demand.

BLOG: Are We There Yet? Oil, Gas Workers Search for Silver Lining
Monday, September 19, 2016 Current industry sentiments and activity suggest signs of slight recovery, albeit a slow one.

Oil Up But Off Highs On Output Freeze Talk, Gasoline Tumbles
Monday, September 19, 2016 Oil rallied before settling off its highs on skepticism over Venezuela's bid to talk up a potential OPEC output freeze.

What Oil, Gas Companies Want from IoT Startups
Friday, September 16, 2016 Industry officials discuss what oil and gas companies are looking for in terms of Internet of Things technologies.

Exxon's Accounting Practices Said to Be Reviewed by New York
Friday, September 16, 2016 New York Attorney General's probe into Exxon includes scrutiny of why it didn't write down the value of oil fields during a global collapse in prices that prompted billions in write-offs by rival drillers.

New York Investigating Exxon's Accounting Practices
Friday, September 16, 2016 New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating Exxon Mobil Corp's accounting practices and why the company hasn't written down the value of its assets.

Oil Hits Multi-Week Lows On Glut Worry; Gasoline Surges
Friday, September 16, 2016 Crude oil prices fall 2% to multi-week lows as swelling Iranian exports reinforced fears of a global glut, while gasoline rallied on refinery and pipeline outages.

BLOG: Hollywood's Deepwater Horizon Focuses on People, Not Preaching
Friday, September 16, 2016 The Peter Berg Film based on the Deepwater Horizon incident stars Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson as a rig worker and his wife impacted by the rig explosion.

Baker Hughes: US Oil Drillers Add Rigs For 11th Week In 12
Friday, September 16, 2016 US drillers this week added oil rigs for an 11th week in the past 12, according to a closely followed report.

Why The US Is A Major Roadblock For Oil Output Freeze
Friday, September 16, 2016 Whatever the rival factions decide, the US has managed to top them all in terms of production growth over the last five years and will never be likely to join in any group efforts to control supply.

Offshore Drillers Brace for More Pain Even With Bottom in Sight
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Offshore oil-rig operators, grappling with the biggest industry downturn in a generation, say they finally have the bottom in sight.

Crude Rises On Wall St Rally, Gasoline Spike Amid Pipeline Outage
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Oil prices rise about 1% or more after tracking a rally in gasoline futures.

Chesapeake Energy Loses Appeal In $438.7M Bond Dispute
Thursday, September 15, 2016 A federal appeals court rejects Chesapeake's effort to avoid having to pay $438.7 million, including interest, to investors in a bond dispute.

Deloitte: End-to-End Automation Real Value of IIoT Technology
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Deloitte sees potential for Industrial Internet of Things technology to transform the oil and gas industry beyond equipment failure monitoring.

BLOG: What Happens to Oil, Gas If GOP Loses Congress?
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Down-ballot voting in US presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could impact Congress' action on energy policy.

Oil Falls On Larger Than Expected Builds, Strengthening Supply Picture
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 After IEA reports, oil markets continue to reflect a more dour outlook.

NOV Lays Off 54 Houston Workers as Part of Consolidation
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 National Oilwell Varco is consolidating one of its Houston facilities and laying off 54 workers.

Directive Seeks to Coordinate Response to Oil, Gas Cyberattacks
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 A new presidential directive aims to establish guidelines for a significant cyberattack against US companies, including oil and gas.

Oil Tumbles 3% After Both IEA, OPEC See Glut Persisting
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Oil prices settle down as much as 3% after forecasts from OPEC and a leading energy market body focused on consumers indicated a global crude supply glut could persist into next year.

Oil Tumbles 3% After Both IEA, OPEC See Glut Persisting
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Oil prices settle down as much as 3% after forecasts from OPEC and a leading energy market body focused on consumers indicated a global crude supply glut could persist into next year.

How 'Zombie' Oil Companies Stay Alive in Life-or-Death Debt Markets
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Oil and gas companies have been deploying a raft of creative measures to stay afloat amid lower crude prices that have crimped profits and threatened their survival.

Crude Oil Climbs as US Equities Advance, Dollar Retreats
Monday, September 12, 2016 Oil advanced as US stocks rebounded from the biggest rout since June and as the dollar retreated against its peers.

Anadarko Goes Deeper in GOM with $2B Deal
Monday, September 12, 2016 Anadarko Petroleum announces $2 billion acquisition in the Gulf of Mexico from Freeport McMoran Inc.

Jobless Recovery Looms For White-Collar US Oil Workers
Monday, September 12, 2016 Job prospects remain bleak even as oil executives cautiously plot production and budget increases.

Here's One Sign That 'Peak Oil' Is Dead
Monday, September 12, 2016 Peak Oil: gone and forgotten? Google searches for the idea that once helped propel oil prices to nearly $150 per barrel dwindle to almost nothing.

The 2015 Oil Bust Was Even Worse Than You Thought
Monday, September 12, 2016 The number of exploration and production bankruptcies filed so far in 2016 is almost twice the number filed in 2015, Moody's Investors Service finds.

Permian Panic Driving One-Quarter of Global Oil, Gas M&As
Friday, September 09, 2016 Interest in the Permian Basin heats up as operators look for new tight oil upside in the Lower 48.

Give Us Your 'Two Cents'
Friday, September 09, 2016 Help us to gauge how construction, hiring and other factors are trending in the downstream oil and gas industry.

Oil Falls 4%; US Crude Draw Seen As Glitch
Friday, September 09, 2016 Oil prices fall 4%, paring most of the previous session's rise.

Analyst: Northeast NGL Supply/Demand at 'Crossroads'
Friday, September 09, 2016 Proposed Appalachian Storage Hub might incentivize region's ethane recovery, petrochemicals investment, says S&P Global Platts analyst.

SandRidge Overcomes Shareholder Fight To Exit Bankruptcy
Friday, September 09, 2016 SandRidge Energy won court approval for a plan to exit bankruptcy, overcoming opposition from shareholders who had accused the oil and gas producer of misrepresenting its value.

US Government Seeks Halt To North Dakota Oil Pipeline
Friday, September 09, 2016 The US government moves to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota.

Total Takes Control Of Barnett Shale Assets From Chesapeake
Friday, September 09, 2016 Total will exercise its right to buy the remaining 75% stake in Barnett shale assets it did not already own from Chesapeake.

Baker Hughes: US Oil Drillers Add Rigs In Longest Streak In 5 Years
Friday, September 09, 2016 US drillers this week added oil rigs for a tenth week in the past 11, according to a closely followed report.

Oil Soars, Brent Hits $50/Bbl As US Gulf Imports Hit Record Low
Thursday, September 08, 2016 Oil prices surge over 4%, with Brent briefly touching $50 a barrel for the first time in two weeks.

Whiting to Lay Off More Than 100 Workers in Texas
Thursday, September 08, 2016 Denver-based Whiting Petroleum Corp. will lay off 100 workers due to the sale of some of its assets.

BLOG: Should Your Personality Profile Guide Your Job Search?
Thursday, September 08, 2016 With the popularity of personality assessments, how helpful are they for job candidates in their job search?

Magnum Hunter Resources Appoints New President, CEO
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Independent exploration and production company Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation hires John K. Reinhart as its new president and CEO.

A Resilient Apache Strikes Oil In Overlooked Texas Field
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Apache announces a major oil discovery in Texas, the latest sign the strongest shale companies are not only surviving the steepest price crash in a generation, but growing despite it.

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