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Oil Prices Jump 2% Ahead Of Producers' Compliance Meeting
Friday, January 20, 2017 Oil prices rose more than 2% on expectations that this weekend's meeting of the world's top oil producers would demonstrate compliance to a global output cut deal.

Arctic-Drilling Fever Roars Back as Republicans Target Preserve
Friday, January 20, 2017 Far above the Arctic Circle, one of the longest-running controversies in US oil drilling is about to reignite.

OpEd: Even Trump's Hands Can't Shape All of Oil, Gas' Issues
Friday, January 20, 2017 President Donald Trump made a lot of campaign promises about a new oil and gas renaissance in the US, but there remain factors well beyond his control that impact commodity-based economies.

Schlumberger Expects International Markets Recovery In Late 2017
Friday, January 20, 2017 Schlumberger NV says that it does not expect a "dramatic" short-term recovery in international markets.

BLOG: Station Houston Offers Meeting Ground to Entrepreneurs, Industries
Friday, January 20, 2017 Station Houston brings together digital software entrepreneurs with Houston-based companies to solve their business challenges.

  


Baker Hughes: US Drillers Add The Most Oil Rigs Since April 2013
Friday, January 20, 2017 US energy companies this week added the most oil rigs in nearly four years, extending an eight-month recovery.

Trump's Energy Pick Perry Softens Stance On Climate Change
Thursday, January 19, 2017 As energy secretary, he would lead a vast scientific research operation credited with helping trigger a US drilling boom and advancements in energy efficiency and renewables technology.

LyondellBasell Boosts Corpus Christi Ethylene Capacity by 50%
Thursday, January 19, 2017 LyondellBasell has completed its 800 million pounds-per-year ethylene expansion project at its Corpus Christi, Texas, facility, the company announced Thursday.

Oil Edges Up From One-Week Low As IEA Sees Tighter Market
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Oil prices edged higher, but swelling US crude stockpiles limited the rebound from a one-week low.

Plains All American to Boost Permian Takeaway Capacity
Thursday, January 19, 2017 PAA announced that it is expanding the capacity on its Cactus crude oil pipeline from McCamey to Gardendale, Texas, to approximately 390,000 bpd.

Could Trump Take Pointers from ExxonMobil's Tillerson on Cybersecurity?
Thursday, January 19, 2017 President-elect Trump could take some pointers on cybersecurity from former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson.

Report: More than Half of Houston Employers to Add Staff in 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Staffing firm Murray Resources' recent survey reveals an increase in hiring plans for Houston employers, specifically in manufacturing, operations and engineering roles.

Statoil Tests Methane Emissions Technology in Eagle Ford
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Statoil is conducting field tests of an IoT methane emissions technology.

Oil Prices Fall On Strong Dollar, US Output Rise Expectations
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Oil prices fall to their lowest in a week, on a strong dollar and expectations that US producers would boost output.

IEA Sees Significant Gains in US Shale Oil as Prices Rise
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Oil-price gains will trigger a "significant" increase in US shale output as OPEC and other producers rein in supply, according to the head of the International Energy Agency.

Oil, Gas Companies Lay Off More Workers in Texas
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Transocean and Swift Energy report they will be laying off a total of 136 workers in Texas.

ExxonMobil's $5.6B Acquisition Validates Permian as Core Operator Strategy
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 ExxonMobil's acquisition of Delaware Basin assets in the Permian represents good shareholder value and validates the industry's acquisition focus on the Delaware.

NextDecade Leases Texas City Site for Potential LNG Project
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 NextDecade, LLC announced it has signed lease agreements for a nearly 1,000-acre site southeast of Houston for the potential development of a multibillion-dollar LNG export facility.

Oil Steady As Weak Dollar Offsets US, Russia Output Forecasts
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Oil prices were little changed as a decline in the US dollar and comments by Saudi Arabia that it would adhere to OPEC's commitment to cut output.

Seven Enablers for Building the LNG Transport Fuel Market
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Once crude starts to recover and the price arbitrage with gas starts to open-up again, the fundamentals are there for growth.

Trump Interior Nominee Would Review Obama's Limits On Oil Drilling
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 President-elect Trump's pick to run the Department of the Interior said he would consider scrapping some of President Obama's environment initiatives if confirmed.

Technip, FMC Technologies Complete Merger
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Technip and FMC Technologies finalize their merger, say new company can challenge conventions in oilfield project delivery.

US, Mexico, Cuba Ready To Sign 'Doughnut Hole' Deal In Gulf Waters
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before US President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Kemp: US Oil, Gas Industry Has Turned The Corner
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 US petroleum producers are looking forward to better times in 2017 as the industry has passed the low-point in the cycle and embarked on the road to renewed expansion.

Noble Buys Clayton Williams for $2.7 Billion to Grow in Permian
Monday, January 16, 2017 Noble Energy agreed to buy Clayton Williams Energy for $2.7 billion in stock and cash to expand in America's hottest shale play.

Kemp: Oil Prices Stall as Hedge Funds Stop Adding to Longs
Monday, January 16, 2017 Hedge fund bullishness toward the price of crude oil appears to have peaked for the time being, with fund managers booking some profits after the strong rally in the final seven weeks of 2016.

Oil Up On Saudi Commitment To Cut; U.S. Output Seen Rising
Monday, January 16, 2017 Oil prices settle up, as Saudi Arabia's commitments to reducing production offset a report forecasting U.S. output would again rise this year.

Oil Falls On China Concerns, Down 3% For The Week On OPEC Doubts
Friday, January 13, 2017 Oil prices fall and end the week 3% lower on lingering doubts over the extent of OPEC cuts.

BLOG: Should the US Cut Oil Production in Line With OPEC, NOPEC?
Friday, January 13, 2017 OPEC's subtle message that the US should join its production cut pledge with other non-OPEC nations - in the interest of global market stability - is unlikely to get an affirmative response.

Ideal Employer Survey Reveals Midstream's Picks for Top Companies
Friday, January 13, 2017 Rigzone's latest survey finds what's most important to midstream professionals and Deloitte's vice chairman John England provides a midstream outlook for 2017.

Anadarko Sells Out of Upstream Eagle Ford in $2.3B Deal
Friday, January 13, 2017 Sanchez Energy and Blackstone Group buy Anadarko Petroleum's remaining Eagle Ford acreage, bringing Anadarko's divestitures to more than $7 billion since early 2016.

Oil Currencies Uncoupled From Crude Swings Likely to Renew Link
Friday, January 13, 2017 Some breakups just aren't meant to last. That's what currency strategists are saying about the split between the price of oil and money.

GE to Transform Transocean Rigs for Condition-Based Maintenance
Friday, January 13, 2017 Through a new service agreement, GE will digitally upgrade seven Transocean rigs for conditional-based monitoring and maintenance.

Oil Rises On Supply Cuts, Record China Demand Forecast
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Oil prices rose more than 1% on news that key crude exporters were cutting production to reduce a global crude glut.

Education: A Key Ingredient for Expanding Gas Infrastructure
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Now may be the right time to build new gas infrastructure, but formidable forces prevent the execution of growth plans.

Hess To Spend More On Exploration And Production This Year
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Hess budgets $2.25 billion for exploration and production this year, higher than the $1.9 billion it spent in 2016.

North America's Premier Well Site Automation Summit Returns
Thursday, January 12, 2017 The highly anticipated 3rd Annual Well Site Automation 2017 returns to Houston Jan. 24 and 25.

BLOG: Houston Profitable Area for STEM Grads
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 A recent analysis by WalletHub finds that the Houston metropolitan area ranks first in the annual media salary for STEM workers.

Big Oil Hits Sweet Spot as Projects Reap Rewards of Recovery
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Big Oil is poised to reap rewards this year as investments made before the crude-price slump pay off just as the recovery starts.

Cruise Line Exec: LNG Represents the Future
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Carnival opting for LNG instead of marine diesel oil.

Oil Gains - Pares Earlier Losses off Newfound Optimism
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 After falling almost 6% earlier in the week, oil prices picked up steam as traders saw a buying opportunity in the market.

Tillerson Tells Congress Neither He, Nor Exxon Lobbied Against Sanctions
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Trump Secretary of State nominee and former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson denies the company lobbied on Russian sanctions, but federal disclosure filings in 2014 raise questions.

Oil Slides 2% On Strong Dollar, Doubts Of OPEC Output Cuts
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Oil prices fall 2% to the lowest in nearly a month, extending the previous session's sell-off.

New Chapter in NGV Story About to Unfold
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Natural gas vehicle (NGV) advocate sees emerging opportunities to gain market share.

EIA: US Production Growth Among Risks to Oil Market Rebalancing
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Offshore Gulf of Mexico production largely drives US crude oil production growth in 2017 and 2018, according to US Energy Information Administration's outlook.

Texas $1B Carbon Project To Curb Emissions, Up Oil Recovery
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration begin operations at a $1.04 billion carbon capture facility at a Texas coal-fired power plant and use the emissions to extract crude from a nearby field.

Parsley Energy Expands In Permian With $607MM Acquisitions
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Parsley Energy says it will buy acreage in the Permian Basin for about $607 million.

Oil, Gas Industry Looks to Trump for Opening Federal Lands to Development
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 President Obama's onslaught of 11th hour rules and regulations to stifle oil and gas will be vulnerable to a motivated Congress' retribution and incoming Trump Administration, experts say.

ExxonMobil Licenses New Gas Dehydration Technology
Monday, January 09, 2017 ExxonMobil unveils technology it says makes the dehydration of natural gas more efficient.

Barclays Forecasts Investors May Shift, Favor Oilfield Services
Monday, January 09, 2017 Analysts upgrade oilfield services from neutral to positive as under-owned sector poised to benefit from North America's 27% E&P spending boost.

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