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Digital Tenacity Key to Implementing Technology in Oil, Gas Industry
Friday, August 26, 2016 Digital tenacity will be key to oil and gas companies successfully implementing digital technology into their operations.

Analysts: US E&P CAPEX Hits Bottom
Friday, August 26, 2016 Analysts say US E&P CAPEX has bottomed out, setting the stage for production growth as early as this year.

Site to Foster Innovation in Oil, Gas Technology Development
Friday, August 26, 2016 A new community seeks to foster innovation among oil and gas companies to advance software technology.

Report: Pay, Advancement Main Factors in Gen Z's Trust of Employers
Friday, August 26, 2016 A study by EY delves into the factors that influence Generation Z's trust in future employers.

OPEC Crude Export Revenue Drops 46%
Friday, August 26, 2016 Net oil export revenue to OPEC nations drops to levels not seen since 2004, driven down to bottoming at $404 billion in 2015, with downturn in price of crude oil.


Oil Steady In Volatile Session, Down 2% For The Week
Friday, August 26, 2016 Oil prices were largely unchanged in a volatile session.

Baker Hughes: US Oil Drilling Rig Count Steady After 8 Weeks Of Hikes
Friday, August 26, 2016 The number of US oil drilling rigs were unchanged this week after eight weeks of consecutive rises, according to a closely followed report.

Filing Bankruptcy, Key Energy Expects to Remain Public Company
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Key Energy is the latest in a long line of oilfield service companies to file for a reorganization of its debts and assets, extending the bankruptcy streak that's burdened oil and gas for almost two years.

Oil Up On US-Iran Scare, Dollar; Saudi Output Stance Cuts Gains
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Oil prices rise 1% on US-Iran military tensions in the Gulf and speculation the dollar will fall.

E&P Companies Target Potential of STACK, SCOOP Plays
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Operators are testing the oil potential of the STACK and SCOOP plays as they seek E&P opportunities that work in a lower oil price environment.

PDC Energy Stock Up 33% on Unlikely Niobrara/DJ Basin Proposal
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Shares in companies that operate in Colorado, such as PDC Energy and Anadarko Petroleum Corp., are benefiting from the expected failure of the setback initiative to make November ballot.

Technology Aiding Innovation, Sustainability at ConocoPhillips
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Technology innovation is one strategy ConocoPhillips is pursuing to create a business sustainable through market cycles.

What's Hot in Downstream? Have Your Say!
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Your input is important for a new DownstreamToday initiative.

BLOG: Can OPEC Return from its Near-Death Experience?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 A production freeze at record volumes might not do much to stabilize a market that appears to be stabilizing itself, but it could signal OPEC's return to relevance.

Obama's Final GOM Western Area Lease Sale in Louisiana Nets $18 Million
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Against a backdrop of historic flood damage, the first federal offshore oil and gas lease sale broadcasted on the internet delivers two dozen offers.

Oil Prices Fall off Larger than Expected Rise in Crude Inventories
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Oil prices fall immediately following the release of the EIA's Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

Oil Up On Iran Talk; Stockpile Build Cited By API Surprises
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Oil prices rise after Reuters reports Iran was sending positive signals that it may support joint OPEC action to prop up the market.

PDC Energy To Buy Two Privately Held Companies For $1.5B
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 PDC Energy said it would buy two privately held companies for about $1.5 billion to add acreage in the Delaware Basin in Texas.

Data Analytics Provides Edge in Oil Industry Downturn
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The ability to gather insights from historical data and current data can help operators cope in the current low oil price environment.

Eyes on a Promotion: How to Position Yourself during a Downturn
Monday, August 22, 2016 Career experts share how employees can position themselves for advancement despite the industry downturn.

BLOG: Educating iGen, the Literary Way: Engineer Writes Book about Oil, Gas
Monday, August 22, 2016 An engineer chose to author a children's book about oil and gas to portray a more positive side to the industry.

Kemp: Oil Prices Surge As Hedge Funds Reduce Short Positions
Monday, August 22, 2016 Hedge funds executed one of the fastest U-turns on record this month as managers turned from super-bearish to cautiously bullish about the outlook for oil prices.

Oil Down 3 Pct as Rally Snaps on Rising Crude, China Fuel Exports
Monday, August 22, 2016 Oil settles down more than 3 percent, retreating from last week's two-month highs, on worries about burgeoning Chinese fuel exports, more Iraqi and Nigerian crude shipments and a rising U.S. oil rig count.

Marathon Oil Corp. Shakes Up Its Senior Leadership
Monday, August 22, 2016 With departures and promotions, Marathon Oil Corp. is undergoing several changes in its leadership.

Industry Pulse Check: Employment & Recruiting
Friday, August 19, 2016 Many analysts believe the industry has bottomed out in regards to oil prices, so Rigzone did a pulse check on recruiting in oil and gas.

Texas Railroad Commission Overhaul in the Works
Friday, August 19, 2016 Commissioner Christi Craddick and industry interest groups work on new initiatives before Texas Legislature convenes.

Oil Posts Strong Weekly Gains; Analysts Say Rally Unjustified
Friday, August 19, 2016 Oil prices settled steady to higher, with US crude posting its biggest weekly gain since March after surging nearly 25 percent in a little over two weeks.

BLOG: Dwindling Backlog Building Perfect Storm for Offshore Drillers
Friday, August 19, 2016 The drop in offshore drilling coupled with 2018 contract expirations will shove backlogs to "perilously low levels in this downturn," according to research from Moody's Investors Service.

Baker Hughes: US Oil Drillers Add Rigs For Eighth Week In Row
Friday, August 19, 2016 US drillers add oil rigs for an eighth consecutive week, the longest recovery streak in the rig count in over two years.

BP To Schlumberger In 'Barroom Brawl' As Oil Drillers Slash Cost
Thursday, August 18, 2016 "Price negotiations have been a barroom brawl," Jeff Miller, Halliburton president, says. "But we believe prices will recover."

Kinder Morgan Exec Shares Key Points in Career Advancement
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Lisa Shorb shares her experiences and advice for advancing in today's energy industry.

Oil Rises; Brent Over $50/bbl On OPEC Freeze Talk, Weaker Dollar
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Oil prices rise for a sixth straight day, with Brent crude rising above $50 for the first time in six weeks.

The Oilfield Service Struggle: $110B in Debt; Depressed By Market Pressure
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Mounting debt among oilfield service companies coupled with soft oil prices squeezes the sector.

GSM London Uses Tool to Identify Oil's Changing Landscape
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 An interactive guide shows how oil's importers and exporters have reshaped the industry for two decades.

Oil Prices Rise Modestly off Lower Inventory Numbers
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Oil prices rose immediately following the release of the EIA's Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

Concho Expands Midland Footprint with $1.6B Acquisition
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Concho Resources demonstrates its commitment to the Midland Basin as a core operating area with its $1.6 billion acquisition from Reliance Energy.

Is the Oil, Gas Downturn a Franchiser's Market?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 In the midst of a two-year long industry slowdown, some displaced workers have found success in business ownership outside of oil and gas.

NASA Methane Study Good First Step, but Scope Limited
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Oil and gas industry groups praise NASA's study of Four Corners region methane emissions a good first step, but limited in scope versus other studies underway.

Oil At 5-Week High As OPEC Sources, Russia, Talk Of Cooperation
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Oil settles up nearly 2%, hitting five-week highs for a second straight day.

Oil Extends Rally To 5-Week Highs On Talk Of Producer Action
Monday, August 15, 2016 Oil prices hit five-week highs, gaining 10% or more in a three-day rally.

North Dakota Oil Output Seen Falling Below 1 MMbopd Mark
Friday, August 12, 2016 North Dakota's daily oil production will soon drop below 1 million barrels if it has not already done so, a level not seen since the summer of 2014.

In Debt and Out of Cash, Oil and Gas M&A Slow to Recover
Friday, August 12, 2016 Mergers and acquisitions activity in oil and gas remains listless with 2016 first half deals reflecting lowest levels in five years, Deloitte LLP finds.

Study: Women Make Up 6% of CEO Positions in Energy
Friday, August 12, 2016 A study by Korn Ferry shows there are still significant disparities between women and male representation in the C-suite for energy companies.

Oil Up 2% On Short Covering, Hope For Producer Action
Friday, August 12, 2016 Oil rose about 2%, clinching its biggest weekly gains since April.

PBFX Announces Intent to Acquire Torrance Valley Pipeline Stake
Friday, August 12, 2016 PBFX enters into a letter of intent to acquire a 50% interest in Torrance Valley Pipeline Company LLC from an affiliate of PBF Energy Inc. for a total consideration of approximately $175 million.

Sabine Oil & Gas Emerges from Bankruptcy as Private Company
Friday, August 12, 2016 Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation confirms that its Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization is now effective and revealed that it has emerged from bankruptcy as a private company.

Scientific Board Requests More Data on EPA Fracking, Water Study
Friday, August 12, 2016 Scientific advisors find EPA's draft assessment of hydraulic fracturing's impact on drinking water lacking in several areas.

US Oil Drillers Add Most Rigs Since Dec In longest Streak In 2 years
Friday, August 12, 2016 US drillers this week added oil rigs for a seventh consecutive week, the longest recovery streak in the rig count in over two years.

Vantage Drilling Appoints Ihab Toma as CEO
Friday, August 12, 2016 Vantage Drilling appoints industry veteran Ihab Toma as its new chief executive officer.

BLOG: Technology, Oilfield Service Combos An Emerging Trend
Thursday, August 11, 2016 As technology becomes more important to cost efficiencies, tech companies may become more attractive acquisition targets.

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