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Scottish Government Wins Fracking Case Against Ineos
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Scotland's highest court has ruled in favor of a government ban on fracking which had been challenged by Ineos.

What Drives Baby Boomers in Oil, Gas?
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Rigzone's latest Ideal Employer Survey outlines key generational differences among baby boomer, Gen x, and millennial oil and gas pros.

Shell Seen Rediscovering Its Swagger in Texas Shale Oil Country
Monday, June 18, 2018 Shale oil hasn't always been Royal Dutch Shell Plc's best friend, but they’re working on the relationship.

OPEC Aims for Modest Output Hike to Overcome Iran's Dissent
Monday, June 18, 2018 OPEC is discussing a relatively modest production increase before its meeting in Vienna this week.

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm Pulls Out Of OPEC Meeting
Monday, June 18, 2018 Harold Hamm, founder and CEO of Continental Resources, has canceled a scheduled appearance at an OPEC event this week, a company spokeswoman says.

Oil Climbs as OPEC Producers Discuss Size of Output Increase
Monday, June 18, 2018 Crude climbed as traders weigh signals from OPEC producers on the potential size of an output increase.

How to Be Indispensable at An Oil, Gas Company
Friday, June 15, 2018 BP, Repsol and Ineos outline how you can become indispensable at your company.

Sources: Saudi Arabia Plans Leaders' Summit this Year for OPEC, Allies
Friday, June 15, 2018 Saudi Arabia plans to host a leaders' oil summit later this year for OPEC and non-OPEC countries participating in a supply cut pact, two sources familiar with the matter said.




SandRidge Approached by 17 Suitors, Icahn Says Not to Bid Soon
Friday, June 15, 2018 SandRidge Energy Inc said it had been approached by 17 potential bidders for a buyout, including billionaire Carl Icahn who is fighting for control of the oil and gas producer's board.

Baker Hughes: US Drillers Add Oil Rigs for Fourth Week in a Row
Friday, June 15, 2018 U.S. energy companies added one oil rig this week, the fourth consecutive week of increases.

Minister: Uruguay to Adopt Permanent Offer Process for Offshore Oil Blocks
Friday, June 15, 2018 Uruguay will move toward a permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks as other Latin American countries have done, after an April auction failed to attract bids.

Oil Slumps 3 Percent on OPEC Supply, China's Tariffs
Friday, June 15, 2018 Oil prices fall more than $2 a barrel after two of the world's biggest producers indicated they might increase output at next week's OPEC meeting.

Texas Oil Port to Raise $300MM for Work to Handle US Shale Export Boom
Friday, June 15, 2018 Port officials are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country's largest oil-export port to handle a surge in US shale production over the next five years.

Co-Employment: It's About Risk Management, Not Risk Elimination
Thursday, June 14, 2018 So what are the persistent misunderstandings around co-employment, and how should oil and gas companies go about managing their risk?

Analyst: Oil and Gas Taking Page from 'Big Pharma' Playbook
Thursday, June 14, 2018 What do the oil and gas industry and 'Big Pharma' have in common these days?

BLOG: There's No 'Silver Bullet' With Produced Water
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Mobile tech supplements - but does not replace - water management processes used in waterflood enhanced oil recovery.

US Oil Firms Use Shale Know-How To Revitalize Old Oilfields
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Among vineyards and cow pastures in east Texas last month, roughnecks started to drill in an oilfield that is 25 years past its production peak.

Oil Mixed As Dollar Gains And Key OPEC Meeting Looms
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Oil prices were mixed, with Brent slipping and US crude gaining.

Russia: OPEC And Allies Could Hike Output Gradually From July
Thursday, June 14, 2018 OPEC and its allies could agree to gradually increase oil production starting from July 1, the Russian energy minister says.

Survey: Salary More Important to N. America Oil, Gas Workers
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey reveals how North America respondents' values at work differ from other respondents.

Trump Renews Twitter Assault on OPEC
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Trump pushes the case for lower oil prices a week before the cartel meets to set production policy.

Companies Must Develop Resilient Strategies to Deal with Sector Volatility
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 A new report by PwC identifies challenges the industry will face if there's a supply crunch and offers ways for companies to develop future plans.

Italy's Top Court Rejects Appeal To Stymie Shell, Eni Corruption Trial
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Italy's Supreme Court throws out an appeal from Shell and four former Shell managers to stymie a corruption trial.

Russia and Saudi Arabia Pursue OPEC Deal at World Cup Meeting
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Vladimir Putin and and Mohammed bin Salman will discuss how to boost oil production while maintaining their petro-alliance when they meet.

BP: Coal Comeback Spurs New Carbon Emissions Growth
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report says.

Oil Rises for Third Day After Surprise Drop in US Inventories
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Oil rose for a third day after a US government report showed tumbling domestic crude and fuel inventories.

OPEC Highlights Demand Uncertainty Before June 22 Meeting
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 OPEC emphasizes the deep uncertainty over the strength of demand for oil just a week before its crucial meeting.

UK Unions Condemn Current Shift Rota
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Unite and RMT, which represent energy workers in the UK, condemn the 3-week-on three-week-off shift rota.

IIoT Tech Seeks to Crack the Knowledge Transfer Code
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 A new wearable technology system is designed to ease the transfer of institutional knowledge from one generation to the next.

Oil Mixed As OPEC Cites Uncertain Market Outlook For 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Oil prices were mixed, with US crude settling higher before falling in post-settlement trading.

Equinor: Transition to More Sustainable Energy System 'Too Slow'
Monday, June 11, 2018 Equinor says the transition to a more sustainable energy system isn't happening quickly enough.

Optimizing Brownfields Could Drive Upstream Innovation
Monday, June 11, 2018 Check out Rigzone survey respondents' choices for the Top 10 most innovative oil and gas companies!

Total Signs Deal to Extend TFT Gas Field License in Algeria
Monday, June 11, 2018 French oil and gas major Total said that it had signed a new concession agreement with Algeria's Sonatrach, Repsol and Alnaft for a 25-year extension of their Tin Fouyé Tabankort (TFT) gas and condensate field license.

Saudi Oil Output Said to Rise Above 10 Million Barrels a Day
Monday, June 11, 2018 Saudi Arabia boosted daily oil output in May to the highest level since October, ahead of meetings with Russia and other global producers next week.

Iraq Says Oil Producers Should Not be Influenced by Calls to Boost Output
Monday, June 11, 2018 Iraq's oil minister said producers should not be influenced by pressure to pump more oil and unilateral decisions on output could be a breach of a supply cut pact between OPEC and non-OPEC countries, leading to its possible collapse.

Weatherford Is Said to Plan Sale of Laboratories Business
Monday, June 11, 2018 The Swiss oilfield services company Weatherford International Plc is considering a sale of its laboratory business, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Oil Near Flat as OPEC Supply Hike Appears Less Certain
Monday, June 11, 2018 Oil prices were little changed as comments from the Iraqi oil minister cast doubt as to whether OPEC would decide to boost output at its upcoming meeting.

Norway's Parliament Approves Plan for Arctic Oilfield
Monday, June 11, 2018 Norway's parliament gave a green light for Equinor's 47.2 billion Norwegian crown ($5.85 billion) plan to develop the Johan Castberg oilfield in the Arctic Barents Sea.

Construction Planned To Prepare Alaska's Arctic Refuge For Oil Drilling
Friday, June 08, 2018 The Trump administration says it will spend $4 million on construction projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in preparation for oil drilling in the nation's biggest wildlife park.

Report: E&P Consultants Earning 5% More than in 2016
Friday, June 08, 2018 As the oil and gas industry recovers, so do the salaries of E&P workers.

Oil Falls On Concerns Over Rising Supply, Weaker Demand
Friday, June 08, 2018 Oil prices fell as concerns about surging US output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan cut its price forecast.

OPEC Likely To Reject Iran Request For Discussion Of US Sanctions
Friday, June 08, 2018 OPEC is likely to reject a request by Iran to discuss US sanctions against Tehran at this month's meeting of the oil producer group, a source says.

Employed vs. Unemployed: Survey Reveals What Makes An Ideal Employer
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Rigzone's latest Ideal Employer Survey shows how unemployed respondents rank their top company compared to employed oil and gas professionals.

Soledad O'Brien: Energy Does a Terrible Job of Telling Its Story
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Emmy Award-winning journalist O'Brien believes energy companies need to focus their strategies on being honest and authentic in order to be successful in how they're portrayed in the media.

BLOG: Poll Results Show 'Nothing' Will Be Decided at Next OPEC Meeting
Thursday, June 07, 2018 A new Rigzone poll indicates 'nothing' will be decided at the next OPEC meeting.

Oil Boom Bottleneck Costs Permian Investors $1B a Day
Thursday, June 07, 2018 More than $1B a day. That's how much value a Permian pipeline crunch wiped out from the explorers most focused on the booming shale region in two weeks.

Oil Gains On Venezuela Export Cuts, OPEC Production Levels
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Global benchmark Brent crude surged nearly $2 a barrel.

Namibia Wildcat 'Final Throw of the Dice' for Chariot
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The wildcat prospect S in Namibia is 'arguably the final throw of the dice' for Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, according to analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe.

Safety 30: Nothing More Important Than Ensuring Safety of Those Offshore
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Day 2 of the safety conference in Aberdeen is in full swing.

Shale Country Dangles 100% Pay Raises as Labor Market Runs Dry
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The mayor of Midland, Texas is being whipsawed by the latest Permian boom.

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