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Husky Energy Works to Clean Up Oil Spilled into Canadian River
Friday, July 22, 2016 Husky Energy crews work to clean-up an oil spill into a major western Canadian river, a government official says, with efforts focused on ensuring it does not contaminate the drinking water of communities downstream.

Leading Procedural Compliance with a Checklist Culture
Friday, July 22, 2016 As the oilfield nears the "Great Crew Change," it is clear that industry leaders will have to make smart and strategic choices going forward.

China Pipeline Fire Kills Two, Cuts Gas Supplies
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 China's Sinopec has shut down a section of the Sichuan-East China gas pipeline in the country's central region after it was hit by a landslide and fire, killing two people.

Safety Investment Remains Resilient Despite Downturn
Monday, July 18, 2016 Oil and gas companies continue to invest in safety research despite an industry downturn.

Media: Russian Court Will Begin Trial over Total CEO's Death on July 28
Friday, July 15, 2016 A Russian court will start a trial of airport staff charged in the death of the late CEO of French oil major Christophe Margerie.

Exxon Mobil Says No Attacks At Its Facilities Despite Militants' Claim
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corp says no attacks had taken place at its facilities after Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said it had blown up the Qua Iboe 48" crude oil export pipeline operated by the company.

Small Fire At Prelude LNG Construction Site In South Korea
Friday, July 08, 2016 Shell said a small fire occurred at the construction site in South Korea for its huge floating Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

Militants Blow Up Eni Oil Pipeline In Nigeria
Friday, July 08, 2016 Attackers blow up an oil pipeline in Nigeria's southern Bayelsa state operated by a subsidiary of Italy's Eni.

Iran Says Fire At Bu Ali Sina Petrochemical Complex Contained
Thursday, July 07, 2016 A fire that broke out at Iran's Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex has been contained, says the Iranian oil ministry.

Fire Near Yemeni Oil Facility Kills Worker
Thursday, July 07, 2016 A fire that broke out at a domestic gas storage facility in Yemen's Marib province killd a worker and seriously injures four others, according to state media and a local official.

OPITO Sees Increase in Oil, Gas Investments in Safety Training
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 The oil and gas sector continues to focus on safety training in the midst of the downturn.

Nigerian Militants Say They Blew Up Chevron Well
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 A Nigerian militant group says it has blown up a Chevron Corp well near the Otunana flowstation.

Mental Health Awareness Increasing Among Oil, Gas Industry
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Mindfulness-based stress management is growing in popularity across the oil and gas industry as the sector responds to a rise in mental health awareness, says Robert Gordon University's Dr Steve Smith.

Niger Delta Avengers Claim Responsibility for Fresh Oil, Gas Attacks
Monday, July 04, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers claim responsibility for a series of fresh attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta over the weekend.

Militants Attack Eni Oil Crew, Kill 2
Monday, July 04, 2016 Unnamed militants attacked a boat transporting Eni workers in the Niger Delta region June 29, killing two, an Eni spokesperson told Rigzone Monday.

Petroperu Fined, President Ousted Over Oil Spills In Amazon
Friday, July 01, 2016 The Peruvian government dismisses the head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, and fines the state-owned energy company about $3.5 million after the third oil spill in the Amazon this year from its four-decades-old pipeline.

Chevron's $54B Gorgon LNG Project Evacuated After Leak
Friday, July 01, 2016 Chevron Corp. evacuated workers at its $54 billion Gorgon liquefied natural gas development after a gas leak at the site, the latest problem for the Australian mega-project.

Norway Oil Wage Talks Begin As Workers Threaten Strike
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Energy companies and trade unions in Norway begin two-day wage talks in a bid to avert a strike that would cut output from Europe's largest oil producer by 6%.

Brexit Spells End to EU Leadership in Climate Diplomacy
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Britain's exit dashes the EU's leadership ambitions on efforts to slow climate change, leaving the bloc on the sidelines while others endorse the global pact it championed to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Enterprise Sees Plant Curbing Gulf Oil, Gas Supply Down for Days
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 An Enterprise Products Partners plant that shut after an explosion late Monday, halting flows on a major natural gas pipeline and curbing oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to remain down for at least several days.

Explosion At Gas Plant in Mississippi, US
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 There has been an explosion at a gas plant located at 6800 Stennis Blvd in Mississippi, according to a statement on FaceBook from the Pascagoula Police Department.

Fire at Mississippi gas plant halts US Gulf Coast platforms
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 At least two offshore oil platforms halt operations in the US Gulf of Mexico after a fire at a natural gas processing plant in Mississippi shut a crucial pipeline that brings output onshore, several companies say.

Fire Forces Canadian Natural Resources to Shut Down Ninian Production
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Canadian Natural Resources is forced to shut down production at the North Sea Ninian platform after a fire breaks out, according to reports.

DNV GL Renews Inspection Services Contract for South Arne
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 DNV GL secures a contract with Hess Denmark ApS to provide asset integrity inspection management of the South Arne field, located in the Danish North Sea.

One Killed, 3 Hurt in North Dakota Well Explosion -AP
Monday, June 20, 2016 An oil worker was killed and two others were injured at an explosion at a well owned by an Exxon subsidiary in North Dakota, the Associated Press reports.

Libyan Unity Govt Condemns Attack Near Eastern Oil Terminals
Sunday, June 19, 2016 Libya's U.N.-backed unity government condemns an attack by a newly-formed militia group on eastern military forces close to key oil facilities.

Niger Delta Militants Blow Up NNPC Pipeline
Thursday, June 16, 2016 The NDA blows up a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline in Oruk Anam local government area in Akwa Ibom.

Saudi Aramco Says Minor Pipeline Fire Extinguished, No Impact On Oil Supply
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Saudi Aramco says a minor pipeline fire broke out on Thursday morning but was quickly put out with no injuries or impact on oil supply.

Exxon Asks U.S. Court to Throw Out Subpoena in Climate Change Inquiry
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court to throw out a subpoena that would force the oil company to hand over decades of documents as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it misled investors about climate change risks.

NDA Threatens to Sink Oil Tankers, Review Its Stance of Not Taking Lives
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers militant group has threatened to sink oil tankers and "review" its stance of not taking lives in its latest warning to oil and gas companies operating in the Niger Delta.

Avengers Spurn Call From Ex-Niger Delta Cohorts To Join Talks
Monday, June 13, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers reject calls from former militants to join talks with the government.

Blast Hits NPDC Pipeline In Nigeria's Delta Region
Friday, June 10, 2016 An explosion hits a pipeline operated by a subsidiary of Nigeria's state oil company in the West African country's restive Delta region.

Niger Delta Militants Reject Offer Of Talks, Blow Up Chevron Well
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers reject an offer for talks with the government to end a series of attacks on oil facilities in the Delta.

Cenovus Evacuates Pelican Lake Oil Sands Project Due to Wildfire
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Oil sands producers Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Cenovus Energy have evacuated workers at projects in the Pelican Lake area in northern Alberta, as wildfires again threaten western Canadian output just as it begins to recover.

India Says Will Work Toward Implementing Paris Climate Pact This Year
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 India agreed to work toward joining the Paris Agreement on climate change this year, India and the United States say, giving momentum to the international fight to curb global warming.

Groups Urge US Congress to Reject TPP Over Environmental Concerns
Monday, June 06, 2016 More than 450 groups on Monday called on Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it comes up for a vote this fall, saying the trade deal would allow fossil fuel companies to contest US environmental rules in extrajudicial tribunals.

IFAP: Australia Not Compromising Safety Standards and Training
Monday, June 06, 2016 The importance of safety training remains high on the agenda for Australia's oil and gas industry despite ongoing challenges for companies, an industry expert says.

Nigerian Militants Warn Of 'Zero' Oil Output In New Attacks
Friday, June 03, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers militant group claimed three new attacks on the country's battered oil infrastructure overnight, promising to bring Nigeria's oil production to "zero".

Norwegian Authority Bans All Use of H225 Helicopters Following Crash
Thursday, June 02, 2016 The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has decided to suspend all use of H225 helicopters, following the latest report from the Accident Investigation Board Norway.

Nigeria's Buhari Cancels Visit To Oil-Producing Niger Delta
Thursday, June 02, 2016 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari cancels at the last minute a visit to the oil-producing Niger Delta, which has been hit by a wave of militant attacks.

Niger Delta Avengers 'Blow Up' Chevron Wells in Nigeria
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Chevron's RMP 23 and RMP 24 wells in Nigeria have been blown up, according to a Twitter statement from the Niger Delta Avengers.

Niger Delta Avengers Attack Escravos Terminal
Thursday, May 26, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers attack Chevron's Escravos terminal in Nigeria, according to a statement on Twitter.

Exxon Shareholders Pass Measure that May Put Climate Expert on Board
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Voters at Exxon Mobil's annual meeting approve a measure to let minority shareholders nominate outsiders for seats on the board, meaning a climate activist could become a director at the world's largest publicly traded oil company.

Exxon, Chevron Battle Environmental Drive to Cut Big Oil's Reach
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Climate activists seeking to pull investors into their camp are pushing Exxon Mobil and Chevron to limit money spent on exploration in favor of higher dividends and more share buybacks.

Exxon, Chevron Shareholders Defeat Anti-Drilling Proposals
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Big Oil investors voted to continue doing the thing that has defined the industry since the 19th century: drilling for crude.


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