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Ideal Employer Survey: Which Continent Values Oil, Gas Safety Most?
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Rigzone outlines which continent values an oil and gas company's commitment to health and safety the most in its 2018 Ideal Employer Survey.

Saudi Sides with Oil Consumers as OPEC Nears Pivotal Talks
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Saudi Arabia urges OPEC to help consumers by boosting oil supply as opposition from arch-rival Iran shows signs of wavering.

Focus On Returns Now Will Hurt Long-Term U.S. Shale Oil Investment - Hess
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Investor pressure on oil producers to focus more attention on shareholder returns and less on output will drive down vital industry investment in the long term, a leading U.S. shale executive says.

OPEC Races to Salvage Oil Deal After Iran and Saudi Clash
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 OPEC officials meeting in Vienna race to salvage an oil-production deal after Iran says it was likely to reject any agreement that raised output from the group.

Shell Sells $1.3B Of Oil And Gas Assets In Norway, Malaysia
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Shell announces the sale of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion.

Climate Czar Tells OPEC to Pivot from Oil or Prepare to Suffer
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 OPEC needs to support the transition away from oil or prepare for growing climate-induced destabilization that could wreck their markets, UN official says.

Total's North Sea Oilfield Workers Hold Strike Ballot
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Britain's biggest labour union is balloting rig workers at three of Total's North Sea oil platforms over a potential strike.

Crude Rises as OPEC Counts Down to Crucial Oil-Production Talks
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Crude rose the most in more than a week as OPEC ministers worked behind closed doors to heal a rift over unprecedented production limits.




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.

Louisiana Firm Wants to Make Safety More Fashionable
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Ill-fitting - and unsafe - flame-resistant clothing: another proverbial glass ceiling this woman-owned business seeks to shatter. IMAGE SOURCE: HauteWork

Source: Anadarko Staff Under Lock-Down In Mozambique After Attacks
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Anadarko has placed staff working on a LNG plant in northern Mozambique under 'lock-down.'

Iran Rules Out OPEC Deal As Russia, Saudi Push For Oil Output Hike
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Iran says OPEC is unlikely to reach a deal on oil output this week.

Crude Slips on US-China Trade Spat, Possible OPEC Output Boost
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Crude dropped as an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies imperiled energy demand.

Argentina's Shale Potential Hit As Small Firms Struggle For Funds
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Small shale producers are struggling to break into Argentina.

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.

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