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Halliburton Warns Of First-Quarter Profit Miss As Costs Rise
Friday, March 24, 2017 Halliburton warns that its first-quarter profit would likely miss analysts' expectations.

Don't Make People Feel Stupid. Drop the Jargon!
Friday, March 24, 2017 Industry jargon and three-letter acronyms have their place, but they can also prevent you from selling a message effectively to others.

December North Dakota Crude Spill Larger Than Initially Estimated
Friday, March 24, 2017 A crude oil spill in western North Dakota in December is now believed to be about three times bigger than originally estimated, pipeline owner True Companies says.

Oil Rises In Late Trade, Still Down On The Week As Glut Weighs
Friday, March 24, 2017 Oil rose modestly in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude.

America's Nuclear Sector Braces for More Closures
Friday, March 24, 2017 S&P Global Ratings' Michael Ferguson outlines the reasons behind nuclear's decline and the industry's likely direction.


Statoil Exec: Effective Leaders Should Empower People and Machines
Friday, March 24, 2017 Statoil's Jim Claunch shares his insight and advice on what will make effective oil and gas leaders during a time of rapidly advancing technology.

Trump's Keystone XL Approval Moves Pipeline Fight to Individual States
Friday, March 24, 2017 TransCanada gets its presidential permit to move forward with building its Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, but the battle to flow crude through several states isn't over, analysts say.

Oil Slips, Inventories Curb Recovery From Four-Month Lows
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Oil prices dipped, struggling to recover from four-month lows.

Shell Reluctant To Part With California Refinery Amid Asset Sale
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell is in talks with several potential buyers for its refinery outside of San Francisco, but the Anglo-Dutch oil giant is reluctant to part with its last asset in California.

Politico: US State Dept To Approve Keystone Pipeline Permit
Thursday, March 23, 2017 The US State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, according to Politico.

Recruiter Check-In: What's Happening in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 As we near the end of the 1Q, recruiters weigh in on what the industry's current needs are and what we will see going forward in the recruitment space.

Oil Falls on Yet Another US Crude Build
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Both the US and global benchmarks slipped over 80 cents off newsflow that US crude inventories had risen by 5 million barrels for the week ending March 17.

Oil, Gas Workers Rally in WV to Support Jobs
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Hundreds of oil and gas workers and supporters rally at West Virginia's State Capitol to support jobs, news agencies in the US report.

Gulf Of Mexico Lease Sale Nets $315M in Bids, Feds Suggest Trump Bounce
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Top bidders included Shell Offshore, Statoil, Chevron and Hess, each offering more than $44 million for access to offshore exploration and production, according to federal records.

Analyst Sees Possible Crest for US Gasoline Demand Growth Wave
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 US gasoline demand could fall by more than 1.7 million barrels per day by 2030, according to Wood Mackenzie analyst Andrew Shepard.

Oil Giants Upending Shale Turf Where Wildcat Drillers Once Ruled
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 ExxonMobil, Shell and Chevron are jumping into American shale with gusto, planning to spend a combined $10B this year, up from next to nothing only a few years ago.

Acquisitions, Expansion To Boost Mammoth Frac Service Jobs By 300
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Acquisitions and further expansion to supply own frac sand needs, Mammoth Energy will hire about 300 people to service oil and gas drilling fleets this year.

US Oil Hits Nov. Low As Fresh Glut Fears Overshadow OPEC Cut Talk
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Oil prices fall, with US crude dropping to its lowest since November.

Marathon Adds To Permian Acreage With $700MM Buy
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Marathon Oil Corp buys additional acreage in the Permian basin for about $700 million.

Oil, Gas Job Recovery Much Slower Than Industry Rig Count, Spending Growth
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Higher oil prices and a US rig count surge propel industry earnings toward recovery, but hiring is expected to lag behind, according to Moody's Investors Service.

BLOG: Ask the Careers Editor Series to Launch in April
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone launches a new initiative to answer your burning questions about employment in the oil and gas industry.

WWRA: What Would A Rookie Ask?
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone needs your help compiling a list of simple technical questions that a newcomer to the oil and gas industry might ask.

Oil Drops as US Drilling Growth Threatens to Counter OPEC Cuts
Monday, March 20, 2017 Oil fell as a Libyan port is set to resume shipments and the US drilling revival undermines the potential for OPEC output curbs to rebalance the market.

Under-$50 WTI Oil Price Will Be 'Short Lived'
Monday, March 20, 2017 The WTI oil price of under $50 per barrel won't last for long, according to oil and gas analysts at GMP FirstEnergy.

Cheniere Gas Pipeline Would Link STACK-SCOOP to Gulf Coast, Southeast
Friday, March 17, 2017 Cheniere's Midship unit signs deals with foundation shippers, kicks off open season for proposed 200-mile gas pipeline.

Oil Prices Steady But Outlook More Bearish
Friday, March 17, 2017 Oil prices were largely steady, finishing the week with modest gains.

Kemp: OPEC Cuts Make Global Crude Supply Lighter And Sweeter
Friday, March 17, 2017 OPEC's production cuts have changed the quality of the global oil supply, shaking up the relationship between important crude benchmarks.

Oil Slips Despite Weak Dollar As US Stockpiles Remain High
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Oil prices slipped, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by US crude inventories near record high levels.

Texas Energy Museum Serves as Piece of History, Educational Resource
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Beaumont, Texas is home to a museum that tells the history of Texas oil.

BLOG: Filling the Petrotechnical Professionals Void in Oil, Gas
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Accenture Strategy executives discuss what the industry needs to do to address its impending shortage of upstream petrotechnical professional workers.

Statoil CEO Warns of Globalization 'In Reverse' After DC Visit
Thursday, March 16, 2017 After the surprise election of Donald Trump, the head of Norway's biggest oil company headed to Washington DC this month looking for reassurance. He came away as worried as ever.

EPA Hit Hardest As Trump Budget Targets Regulation
Thursday, March 16, 2017 President Donald Trump's administration proposes a 31% cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget.

OPEC Can't Count on American Drivers to Help Boost Oil Prices
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Rising US oil production isn't the only thing getting in the way of OPEC's efforts to drain a global glut. American drivers aren't helping either.

Crude Rallies on Unexpected Drop in US Inventories
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 After losing over 5% in the last week, oil prices regained some lost ground after the EIA reported an unexpected decrease to US crude inventories.

Time For Change: Meeting The Challenge Of Offshore Rig Moves
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Rig moves have always been challenging tasks for offshore drilling organizations.

Oil Slides As Crude Stocks Mount, Dollar Strengthens
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Falling oil prices weighed on energy shares in the wake of a report of rising crude stocks.

An Oil Legend's Biggest Hunt Ever: 10 Billion Barrels in Alaska
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Everyone in Alaska knows firsthand that the fracking revolution in the Lower 48 has crushed Alaskan oil, that '70s-era answer to OPEC.

Trump Tax Cut May Save Oil Explorers $10 Billion, Boost Drilling
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 The Trump administration's plan to slash corporate tax rates could free up more than $10 billion a year for US oil explorers.

Noble to Lay Off Workers Following Clayton Williams Acquisition
Monday, March 13, 2017 Following its acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Noble Energy will close Clayton's Midland office, resulting in the possible layoffs of almost 200 employees.

Drilling Boom in Hottest US Oil Play Is Bad News for Gas Bulls
Monday, March 13, 2017 A drilling surge in America's hottest oil play may prove to be a pitfall for natural gas bulls.

Oil Below $49 as Rise in US Drilling Threatens OPEC's Efforts
Monday, March 13, 2017 Oil settles at the lowest level since November as record US crude inventories and a boost in drilling activity threaten OPEC's efforts to reduce a global glut.

Chevron's Watson: US Should Be More Competitive, But Not Burden Imports
Friday, March 10, 2017 Chevron CEO John Watson discusses regulatory environment in the US and around the world with chairman Daniel Yergin during CERAWeek by IHS Markit in Houston.

Jobs Report: Oil, Gas Employment Sees Gains in February
Friday, March 10, 2017 Employment in oil and gas extraction and support activities for mining increased in February.

Race to Bottom on Costs May Cause Oil to Choke on Supplies
Friday, March 10, 2017 Houston hosted two events this week: the nation's largest energy conference and the town's famous rodeo.

Oil, Gas CEOs Optimistic about Future of E&P in North America
Friday, March 10, 2017 Oil and gas CEOs Harold Hamm, Jeff Ventura and Al Walker are ready to ramp up US exploration and production activity and hope the industry is equipped.

Oil Slumps To Close Out Biggest 3-Day Loss In A Year
Friday, March 10, 2017 Oil skidded again, pushing prices to three-month lows.

Repsol Makes 'Largest US Onshore Discovery in 30 Years'
Friday, March 10, 2017 Repsol and partner Armstrong Energy state that they have made the largest U.S. onshore conventional hydrocarbons discovery in 30 years.

Opening Arctic for Drilling Is Trump Priority, Key Senator Says
Friday, March 10, 2017 Senator Lisa Murkowski said President Donald Trump is interested in opening up new coastal waters for oil and gas drilling and reversing Obama-era policies that restrict energy development in Alaska.

Baker Hughes: US Oil Rig Count Rises To Most Since Sept. 2015
Friday, March 10, 2017 US drillers added oil rigs for an eighth week in a row to the most since September 2015, extending a ten-month recovery.

Oil Drops To Lowest Since OPEC Deal, US Crude Below $50/bbl
Thursday, March 09, 2017 Oil fell about 2% in heavy trade, extending the previous session's slump to prices not seen since an OPEC-led pact to cut production was agreed upon.

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