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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.

Oklahoma Regulators Raise Concerns on Quake Insurance Rate Hikes
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Oklahoma regulators grappling with a massive increase in small earthquakes linked to growing oil and gas production say they are concerned with spiking rates for earthquake insurance coverage and diminishing competition.

Shell CEO Warns Renewables Shift Could Spell End If Too Swift
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Royal Dutch Shell cannot switch too quickly to producing renewable energy without risking its dividend payments and even its very existence, the oil and gas group's chief executive warned.

Canada's Oil Sands Producers Prepare to Re-Enter Evacuated Sites
Monday, May 23, 2016 All of the Canadian oil sands facilities that workers fled last week as a wildfire spread are being allowed to prepare for restart as cool, humid weather has helped contain the inferno.

Analysts: Oil Sands Cos Losing up to $50M a Day as Fires Rage
Friday, May 20, 2016 Out-of-control wildfires that have consumed over a million acres of land in Alberta are costing oil companies as much as $50 million a day in lost production, according to analysts.

ENI Gas Pipeline In Nigeria's Delta Attacked
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Unknown attackers blow up a gas pipeline belonging to Italy's ENI in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, residents say.

Trump Threat to Renegotiate UN Climate Deal Causes Dismay Abroad
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Donald Trump's threat to renegotiate the global accord on climate change if elected US president causes dismay abroad, with many experts saying it was in his interests to embrace a deal seeking to end dependence on fossil fuels.

Canadian Oil Exports Drop, Supply Hunt on Amid Wildfires
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 In a sign the massive Alberta wildfire is taking a toll on oil transport, Canadian crude exports to the United States dropped 12 percent last week.

Suncor Shuts Oil Sands Mine Again as Alberta Fires Spread
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Wildfires raging across Alberta shifted back toward oil-sands installations north of Fort McMurray, forcing the evacuation of thousands of workers and prompting Suncor Energy to shut its main mine just as work was resuming.

Canada Oil Sands Producers Disrupted Anew as Wildfire Shifts North
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Canadian energy producers were hit with fresh disruptions on Tuesday after a massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, shifted north, forcing the evacuation of about 4,000 people from work camps.

China Grants Environmental Approval To Russia-China Gas Pipeline
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 China grants an environmental clearance to the Chinese section of the Russia-China natural gas pipeline.

Plains All American Pipeline Indicted in Santa Barbara Oil Spill
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Plains All American Pipeline Company and one of its employees have been indicted in California on criminal charges stemming from a petroleum spill last year near Santa Barbara, the company said on Tuesday.

Nigerian Army Says Arrests Suspected 'Avengers' Militants In Delta
Monday, May 16, 2016 The Nigerian army says it has arrested members of a militant group which has claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks on pipelines in the Delta region.

US Top Court Rejects Exxon Appeal in Groundwater Contamination Case
Monday, May 16, 2016 The US Supreme Court rejects Exxon Mobil's appeal of a $236 million judgment against the oil company in a case brought by the state of New Hampshire over groundwater contamination linked to a gasoline additive.

Exxon Declares Force Majeure On Nigerian Qua Iboe Crude
Friday, May 13, 2016 Exxon Mobil declares force majeure on Nigerian Qua Iboe crude exports after trouble with a pipeline disrupted supplies.

Device Offers Self-Rescue Capability For Oil, Gas Workers
Friday, May 13, 2016 Latest 3M device allows oil and gas workers to rescue themselves from potential falls from tall structures.

Japex To Keep Canada Oil Sands Ops Idle After Fire Due To Low Prices
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Japex will not restart production at its Hangingstone oil sands concession in Alberta, Canada, for the foreseeable future due to low prices, even after fires in the area were brought under control.

EPA Unveils New Rules to Cut Oil, Gas Methane Emissions
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Oil and gas industry groups say EPA's new rules aren't needed as the industry has already made significant headway in cutting methane emissions.

Nigerian Oil Workers Union: 'Any Reasonable Company' Should Evacuate Staff
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Oil companies operating in Nigeria should evacuate their staff from the southern Niger Delta after several attacks on oil facilities, says a senior oil workers' union official.

Maersk Training Signs Drilling Simulation Training Agreement with Statoil
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Maersk Training signs a global framework agreement with Statoil to provide drilling simulation training for the next 3 years with an option to extend for additional 2 years.

Canada Getting Handle on Alberta Wildfire, No Restart Yet for Oil Operation
Sunday, May 08, 2016 Canadian officials say they are beginning to get on top of the country's most destructive wildfire in recent memory, as winds take flames away from oil sands town Fort McMurray.

US Deeply Concerned Nord Stream Gas Link Is Security Threat
Friday, May 06, 2016 The United States is deeply concerned about the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project as a threat to national security, a senior US energy envoy said on Friday, after the issue was raised at talks in Washington this week.

BP Declares Force Majeure on Canadian Crude Amid Wildfire
Friday, May 06, 2016 BP will not be able to deliver on some contracts for Canadian crude, two trading sources familiar with the matter say, the latest sign that output cuts due to the wildfires are curbing supplies from the vast oil sands region.

Unrelenting Fire Forces More Evacuations in Canadian Oil Sands Region
Thursday, May 05, 2016 A massive wildfire near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, that has grown to five times its initial size has spread south, forces more evacuations on Thursday after 88,000 people fled the city in the nation's energy heartland.

Energy Transfer Rejects Williams' Proposals to Resolve Tax Issues
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Pipeline company Energy Transfer Equity rejects two possible solutions that rival Williams Cos hoped would resolve tax issues that Energy Transfer believed threatened their $17 billion tie-up.

Investigators - Fatal Helicopter Crash off Norway Due Technical Error
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 A helicopter crash that killed 11 oil workers and two crew on Friday off the Norwegian coast was due to a technical fault, not human error, Norway's Accident Investigation Board said on Tuesday.

EC225LP Helicopters Grounded in UK, Norway after 13 Killed in Crash
Saturday, April 30, 2016 UK Civil Aviation Authority joins Norway in banning EC225LP helicopter flights, as Statoil confirms that employees from Halliburton, Aker Solutions, Schlumberger, Welltec and Karsten Moholt were on the flight.

Fatal Helicopter Crash Offshore Norway, 13 On Board
Friday, April 29, 2016 Statoil confirms that a helicopter carrying its crew from the Gullfaks B oil platform has crashed while en route to the Bergen airport.

UPDATE: Western Pennsylvania Natgas Pipeline Explodes, Injuring One
Friday, April 29, 2016 A natural gas pipeline outside Pittsburgh exploded on Friday, setting off a fire that destroyed a home, injuring one person inside it and forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, state and local officials said.

Study: Fracking Effects on Water Not Systematic
Thursday, April 28, 2016 A recent study finds that potentially hazardous effects of shale exploration and production on groundwater are not systematic.

Serbian Engineer Abducted In Libya Freed, Serbian Ministry Says
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 A Serbian engineer who was abducted by unidentified kidnappers in Libya has been freed, the Serbian Foreign Ministry says.

Serbian Engineer Abducted In Libya
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 A Serbian engineer has been kidnapped in a remote area of Libya near the Egyptian border.

Sanders Opposes Constitution Pipeline Between Pennsylvania, NY
Monday, April 18, 2016 US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders opposes a proposed natural gas pipeline between Pennsylvania and New York.

US Sets New Offshore Oil Safety Rules
Thursday, April 14, 2016 The Obama administration unveils new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tullow Confirms Damage to FPSO Kwame Turret Bearing
Friday, April 08, 2016 Tullow Oil plc confirms that the turret bearing on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah has been damaged and is no longer able to rotate as originally designed, following a technical investigation.

Shell Pulls Out Of Arctic-Focused Exploration Licensing Round In Norway
Monday, April 04, 2016 Shell has pulled its application from Norway's Arctic-focused oil licensing round, in a blow to the Nordic country's ambitions to explore for oil and gas in its northern offshore areas.

Security Official: Nigeria Arrests Person Suspected Of Bombing ENI Pipeline
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Eni confirmed that the bodies of three people had been found dead at one of its pipelines in the Niger Delta.

Aberdeen Oil Worker Poses with Egyptair Hijacker
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 An Aberdeen-based oilfield services worker who posed for a photgraph with a man that hijacked his plane has told British media that he was trying to get a better look at the hijacker's suicide belt.

USGS Releases First-Ever Maps of Induced, Natural Earthquake Hazards
Monday, March 28, 2016 USGS releases the first-ever maps that show potential ground shaking hazards from human-induced and natural earthquakes.


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