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Petchems Firms Report Best Profits in Years
Friday, May 07, 2021The cost of building blocks for everything from plastics to paint has surged over the past year.

Gulf Coast LNG Players Pursue Risky Carbon Capture Route
Thursday, May 06, 2021They are seeking to burnish their green credentials via a costly and largely untested technology.

Argentina Shale Producers Contend with Patagonia Blockades
Wednesday, April 28, 2021Protesting hospital workers are stopping equipment and crews from accessing Neuquen Basin sites.

BP Execs Coy About Texas Freeze Impact on Gas Trading
Tuesday, April 27, 2021BP Plc said Tuesday its gas trading unit had an "exceptional" first quarter.

BP Seeks to Sell Electricity in Five States
Tuesday, April 27, 2021BP Plc wants to be your power supplier, too.

Maersk Drilling Extends Reach to Guyana
Friday, April 23, 2021CGX Resources has contracted the Maersk Discoverer for an exploration well. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Offshore Gabon Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Monday, April 19, 2021PCGUSA has awarded Maersk Drilling an ultra-deepwater exploration contract in Gabon. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Shell Urges Shareholders to Reject Activist Climate Plan
Thursday, April 15, 2021The company called the climate resolution filed by a Dutch activist investor "redundant."

Pemex 'Indirect Expropriation' Bill Clears Hurdle
Thursday, April 15, 2021Pemex's share of the gasoline and diesel market has fallen by double-digits with the arrival of competition.

Will Houston Be the Energy Transition Epicenter?
Tuesday, April 13, 2021A pair of veteran Silicon Valley venture capitalists plan to accelerate the end of the fossil-fuel era from an unlikely perch.

Some Freeze Issues Linger for Texas Refineries
Friday, April 02, 2021Texas’s refining complex is mostly back from February's crippling cold blast.

AMLO Doubles Down on Shielding Pemex from Competition
Monday, March 29, 2021The Mexican president on Friday sent a bill to congress to give Pemex greater control over the domestic fuel market.

PetroChina Claims World's Top Spot for Capex
Friday, March 26, 2021China's fear of dependence on foreign suppliers means its biggest oil company plans to be the world's top-spending driller this year.

API Board Endorses Carbon Fee with Conditions
Thursday, March 25, 2021The American Petroleum Institute board has voted to endorse putting a tax or other price on carbon dioxide emissions.

Shell Unit Profit Up Nearly 100%
Sunday, March 21, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's most-viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

Rally in Plastics Prices Stokes Inflation Concerns
Thursday, March 18, 2021Plastics are on a tear right now.

LOOP Crude Loadings Swing in Short Time Span
Sunday, March 07, 2021Check out some of the most-viewed downstream-related articles on Rigzone from the past week.

Shell to License Tech for New Refinery
Thursday, February 25, 2021PT PRPP has signed a licensing and basic engineering agreement with Shell Catalysts and Technology.

Texas Refiners Grapple with Damage from Storm
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Refineries in Texas are finding a return to normal a messy, stop-and-start process.

Transocean Wins Drilling Contracts
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Transocean has garnered several new drilling contracts and contract extensions during the past quarter.

India Deal-making Could Shake Up Asian LNG Markets
Monday, February 15, 2021India is trying to pivot from an economy largely based on coal to more gas, including a major LNG infrastructure build-out.

Shell Reports Stable Ops at Deer Park
Monday, February 15, 2021As frigid temperatures and frozen precipitation continue to bring Southeast Texas to a standstill, area refineries are adjusting operations accordingly.

Alberta Pipeline Compensation Plan Lacks Trudeau Backing
Sunday, February 14, 2021Here is a look back at some of the most popular downstream-related articles from the past week.

Shell Faces Setback with UK High Court Nigeria Ruling
Friday, February 12, 2021Thousands of Nigerians can sue Shell in London over environmental damage in the West African nation, the UK's top court said.

Majors Get Credit Ratings Downgrades
Friday, February 12, 2021Have a look back at oil and gas market hits and misses for the week ending Feb. 12, 2021.

$3.2B Black Sea Project May Take On Partners
Monday, February 08, 2021Turkey's state-owned oil and gas company reportedly is considering partnerships to carry out work on the biggest natural gas discovery in the Black Sea.

Shell Produces Fuel for Pioneering KLM Flight
Monday, February 08, 2021The carrier says the passenger flight was the first in the world to use sustainably derived synthetic aviation fuel.

Ex-Shell Gas Trader Pleads Guilty Over Role in Scheme
Friday, February 05, 2021A former Royal Dutch Shell Plc natural gas trader in Houston pleaded guilty to a criminal charge related to his role in an illegal scheme that started in 2013.

Are the Majors Spending Too Much?
Thursday, February 04, 2021Big Oil earnings show an industry still living beyond its means, Bloomberg asserts.

Louisiana Supertanker Port Sets Shipment Record
Wednesday, February 03, 2021American oil exports from Louisiana's offshore supertanker port jumped to a record in January

Nigeria Independent Seeks to Triple Output from Former Shell Block
Tuesday, February 02, 2021Heirs Oil & Gas plans to restore an oil block acquired from Royal Dutch Shell Plc to its former output levels.

$100MM Pledge to Support Carbon Innovation
Sunday, January 31, 2021Here is a review of some of Rigzone's most viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

Will Q4 Earnings Show Worst Is Over for Majors?
Wednesday, January 27, 2021The Western world's largest oil explorers are sailing into earnings season on the tailwind of strong commodity prices.

Biden Admin Issues 30+ Drilling Permits
Wednesday, January 27, 2021The Biden administration has issued at least 31 new drilling permits authorizing operations on federal land and coastal waters.

Permian Flaring Report Contrasts with RRC Stance
Tuesday, January 26, 2021An analysis finds up to 40% of the gas that's expected to be flared in the Permian Basin in 2025 could be avoided at no cost to drillers.

Will Keystone XL Fallout Lead to the Courtroom?
Sunday, January 24, 2021Here is a look back at some of Rigzone's most viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

Motiva Plans Uber-like Digital Ordering for Wholesalers
Friday, January 22, 2021The Port Arthur Manufacturing Complex is North America's largest refinery. PHOTO SOURCE: Motiva

Woman to Lead New Middle East Oil Firm
Thursday, January 21, 2021Oman's government named Haifa Al Khaifi as head of a new company that controls the country's biggest oil block.

Shell to Join Offshore Argentina Block
Thursday, January 14, 2021Equinor and YPF have agreed to jointly farm-down a nearly one-third non-operated stake in the CAN 100 block offshore Argentina to Shell

Bitcoin Loses to LNG in Price Rally
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The North Asian LNG price benchmark has now risen 18-fold in less than nine months, outperforming other commodities -- even Bitcoin.

Shell and Q-LNG Hit US Offshore Milestone
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The Q-LNG 4000 ATB, above, will serve the southeastern US coast. PHOTO SOURCE: Q-LNG Transport

Is the US Oil Market Ready for a Blockbuster?
Sunday, January 03, 2021Here is a look back at some of Rigzone's most viewed downstream-related articles from the past two weeks.

Pierce to Succeed Crothers at Shell Canada
Thursday, December 17, 2020Shell Canada President and Country Chair Michael Crothers plans to retire in 2021 after a 33-year career with Shell.

Shell Shakes Up Trading Unit
Wednesday, December 09, 2020Royal Dutch Shell Plc is reshuffling its mighty in-house trading unit.

Chevron Makes Promise to Investors
Monday, December 07, 2020Fresh from overtaking ExxonMobil as North America's biggest oil company, Chevron has a "simple promise" to investors.

Petrobras Chief Likens Net Zero to Fad
Wednesday, December 02, 2020His stance more or less echoes ExxonMobil and Chevron's.

Mexico Cashes In Amid OPEC+ Discord
Wednesday, December 02, 2020Mexico reportedly will cash in its oil price insurance policy this year for the fourth time only in the last two decades.

Namibia Explorer Expands Offshore Position
Tuesday, December 01, 2020Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has negotiated the reissuance of all four of its offshore Namibia licenses in the southwest African country's Walvis Basin.

Gazprom Sets Date to Resume Nord Stream 2 Pipelay
Monday, November 30, 2020Russia can probably get around the latest US sanctions against Nord Stream 2 and complete the controversial pipeline, according to industry executives and analysts.

Will Exxon Sell Iraq Field Stake to Chinese Firms?
Friday, November 20, 2020Such a deal reportedly could fetch at least $500 million.