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Exxon Deploys More Sanction Watchers as Iran Nuke Deal Looms
Friday, May 22, 2015 Exxon Mobil Corp. is ramping up efforts to track U.S. government work on Iranian sanctions that have locked out American oil companies from the Middle Eastern nation for more than three decades.

Empyrean Reports Production Decrease at Sugarloaf
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Empyrean Energy announces a two percent production decrease at its Sugarloaf project in Texas.

More Buyers than Sellers Idles Upstream M&A Market
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Many upstream companies are interested in M&A, but want to hold off activity until stability returns to commodity markets.

Oil Gains Over 2% On Inventory Draws, Iraq Fighting
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Oil prices jump more than 2%, giving Brent its biggest rally in more than a week.

Public Perception Still a Barrier to More Women Pursuing STEM
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Senior female leaders in science and engineering discuss how to change the public perception of women in STEM at a KPMG Global Energy Conference breakfast.


Oklahoma Set to Overturn Local Drilling Controls as Backlash Brews
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Facing a backlash over the side effects of its oil and gas boom, Oklahoma is poised to overturn a statute that allows cities and towns to ban drilling operations.

88 Energy Appoints New General Manager for Alaskan Operations
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 88 Energy Limited announces the appointment of Erik Opstad as the general manager of the company's Alaskan operations.

BP Settles Oil Spill-Related Claims With Halliburton, Transocean
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 BP has settled with Halliburton and Transocean cross claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Slow Oil Price Recovery Heightens Upstream Default Risk
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Oil price collapse is putting dozens of E&P companies at risk of debt default.

Oil Rises On US Crude Drawdown But Oversupply Still Weighs
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Oil prices rebound, with US crude snapping a five-day decline.

Flood Of New Cash Sustains US Oil Firms; Energy Dealmakers Gripe
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 US oil companies are attracting a wave of new investment from unlikely sources - hedge funds and private equity firms flocking to the energy market for the first time to bet on a rebound.

Wood Mackenzie: Bakken, Eagle Ford Not Past Prime
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Bakken production will keep growing, albeit at a slower pace, and the Eagle Ford still has running room within high-return portions of the play, according to recent analysis by Wood Mackenzie.

Texas Tackles Local Fracking Bans
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Following the implementation of hundreds of city ordinances, some of which hinder hydraulic fracturing, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill that clarifies the state is in charge.

Oil Down Over 3% On Dollar Rally, Ample Supply Worry
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Oil prices fall more than 3%, with US crude extending losses for a fifth straight day.

Tokyo Gas Targets More US Shale Gas Investments
Monday, May 18, 2015 Japan's Tokyo Gas is looking to invest in more US shale gas production, according to a company executive.

Nostra Terra Buys Minority Interest in Texas San Miguel Prospect
Monday, May 18, 2015 Nostra Terra announces the acquisition of a 1% interest in South Texas' 35,000 acre San Miguel Prospect.

Oil Down As Firmer Dollar, Ample Supplies Offset Mideast Turmoil
Monday, May 18, 2015 Oil slips as a rallying dollar and concerns of growing oversupply weighs on the market after Saudi Arabia reported its highest crude exports in nearly a decade.

Caza Oil & Gas Reveals Q1 Results
Friday, May 15, 2015 Energy firm Caza Oil & Gas announces unaudited financial and operational results for the first quarter of 2015.

Brent Up, US Crude Down As Oil Rally Comes Into Question
Friday, May 15, 2015 Brent rebounds from early weakness while US crude holds to losses as traders and investors debate whether oil's rally over the past month and a half should continue.

Lower 48 Oil Production to Keep Growing, but At Slower Pace
Friday, May 15, 2015 A sustained oil price of $50/barrel would be needed to halt production growth in the US Lower 48, recent analysis finds.

Two Texas Oil Towns, 38 Miles Apart: One Still Booms, One's Dead
Friday, May 15, 2015 Karnes City and Smiley provide polar-opposite glimpses into what life in a US oil boom town looks like in the wake of last year's price collapse.

Oil Trader Andurand Sees US, OPEC Supply Capping Prices
Friday, May 15, 2015 Oil supply from both OPEC and U.S. shale drillers is set to expand later this year, preventing further gains in prices, according to hedge fund manager Pierre Andurand.

The 'Gig Economy': A Good Fit for Oil and Gas?
Friday, May 15, 2015 Roundtable panelists offer varied opinions on mobile apps' suitability for helping individuals find work in the oil and gas industry.

Low Oil Prices Not Holding Back Frontier Drilling Technology Research
Friday, May 15, 2015 Shell intensifies rig research for Arctic projects while Anadarko and BP explore next generation floaters for high pressure high temperature field developments despite low oil prices.

Baker Hughes: US Eagle Ford Basin Gains One Oil Rig This Week
Friday, May 15, 2015 US oil drillers added a rig in the Eagle Ford basin for the first time since March, after weeks of idling rigs on slumping crude prices, industry data shows.

Sanchez Production Partners Announces Q1 Performance
Friday, May 15, 2015 US-based energy partnership Sanchez Production Partners announces its first quarter performance for 2015.

Apache Appoints Daniel Rabun to Board of Directors
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Apache announces the appointment of Daniel W. Rabun to its board of directors.

marcus evans to Bring Facility Management, Process Safety Pros Together
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Facility Management & Process Safety professionals will join together to share strategies to achieve facility safety and sustainability.

You're a Knight, Not a Bishop (Moving From Job to Job)
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Here are 3 plays that will help you move from job to job-whether within your company or between organizations - and follow the knight's path to success in your career.

Oil Down On Ample Supply As June Brent Expires
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Oil futures pull back as ample global supply weighs on prices while Brent's front-month June contract heads to expiration.

The 'Gig Economy': An App-based Spin on an Old Idea
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Roundtable discussion examines what the "gig economy" is and how it's influencing the world of work.

Battered US Oil Firms Scramble to Delay Looming Retirement Wave
Thursday, May 14, 2015 The Baby Boomer generation that formed the backbone of the US oil workforce mulls retirement as energy firms cut spending and shelve projects.

MLPs May Be Losing Midstream Favor
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Two major pipeline companies have rolled up their MLPs into corporations, and others appear positioned to follow suit.

Kemp: Who Wants To Be A Swing Producer? No One
Thursday, May 14, 2015 US shale producers are the new "swing producers" in the oil market, but the status of swing producer is hugely misunderstood.

FMC Technologies Appoints Douglas Pferdehirt as President
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 FMC Technologies appoints Douglas J. Pferdehirt as president of the company.

Oil Falls as Refiners Reduce Crude Runs by Most in Four Months
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Crude oil fell as U.S. refineries reduced their crude use by the most in almost four months.

Kemp: US Set To Get More Accurate Oil Production Data
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 It will take a few months for the EIA to vet the results but the first US oil production figures could be published in the next few months.

North Dakota Posts Surprising Jump In Oil Output In March
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 North Dakota posted a surprising jump in oil and natural gas output in March, as producers leaned on newer technologies and processes to offset a slump in commodity prices.

ConocoPhillips Shareholders Approve Proxy Access Proposal
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 ConocoPhillips' shareholders voted Tuesday for a non-binding proposal allowing minority shareholders to nominate directors to its board.

McDermott International Cuts About 1,700 Jobs
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 McDermott International eliminates about 1,700 positions in response to 1Q losses.

Study: Low Oil Price Gives Industry Chance to Pursue Digital Transformation
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Oil and gas companies see today's turbulent oil price market as a chance to gain competitive advantage by harnessing new technologies, a Cisco survey found.

Oil Up About 3%; Volatility Threatens
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Oil rises as much as 3 percent as a weak dollar lifts commodities denominated in the currency and OPEC raises slightly its forecast for world oil demand growth.

U.S. Gives Final Approval to LNG Exports from Corpus Christi
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The U.S. Energy Department gives final approval for Cheniere to export liquefied natural gas from its plant in Corpus Christi, Texas.

EIA: Shale Oil Production Cuts to Get Bigger Next Month
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The U.S. lost about 1 percent of the oil production flowing from its shale formations this month, and the decline is just starting.

American Eagle Energy Seeks Bankruptcy After Oil Price Drop
Monday, May 11, 2015 American Eagle Energy Corp. files for bankruptcy protection in Colorado after the slump in crude prices prevented it from servicing debt it took on less than a year ago.

Delta SubSea Secures New Build Vessel Olympic Delta
Monday, May 11, 2015 Delta SubSea, has entered into an agreement with Olympic Shipping AS for the Olympic Delta, a newly built Multipurpose Subsea Support & Construction Vessel.

'Stepchange' Compressor Technology Planned for Field Tests 2016
Monday, May 11, 2015 HICOR will conduct field trials early next year into a technology officials say offers a "step change" in compressor technology.

Noble Energy to Buy Rosetta Resources for About $2B
Monday, May 11, 2015 Oil and natural gas producer Noble Energy says it will acquire Rosetta Resources Inc for about $2 billion in stock, highlighting a consolidation being driven by a steep fall in global oil prices.

Oil Slips Lower Amid Debate on U.S. Shale Oil Recovery
Monday, May 11, 2015 Oil edges lower on signs that a multi-week rally was encouraging a rejuvenation in already bloated U.S. shale supplies, even as the government expected less output in June from the fastest-growing fields.

U.S. Approves Shell's Plan to Drill for Oil in Arctic
Monday, May 11, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell's quest to return to oil drilling in the U.S. Arctic for the first time since 2012 took a big step forward when the Obama administration approved the company's exploration plan.

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