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Equinor Awards Wireline Services Contracts for 15 Fields Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021This photo shows a view from the Gullfaks A platform. Photo by Lone Stormoen. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor

New US Sanctions Add to Nord Stream 2 Setbacks Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021The future of Nord Stream 2 looks increasingly uncertain.

Oil Tanker Market Grapples with Negative Earnings Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021Negative earnings can arise when the fees that oil companies pay to charter ships don't cover the costs involved.

EPA Grants Biofuel Waivers to Refiners Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021The Trump administration granted three oil refineries exemptions from biofuel-blending requirements in a last-minute move.

Is the Mega Pipeline Era Over in the US? Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021Biden has pledged to reshape the US energy sector.

Oil Prices Rise Despite Consumption Concerns Share your comments
Wednesday, January 20, 2021Oil pared a rally late in the trading session amid concerns over lackluster consumption.

Oil Rises on Weaker Dollar and Commodity Optimism Share your comments
Tuesday, January 19, 2021Brent oil rose, with some assistance from a weakening dollar, as the growing popularity of commodities outweighed signs that a resurgence of the coronavirus in Asia is starting to impact demand.

Investors Flock Back into Oil Share your comments
Tuesday, January 19, 2021Investors and oil companies are rushing back into the crude market.

API Signs MOU with Azerbaijan Oil Company Share your comments
Tuesday, January 19, 2021The American Petroleum Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic.

IEA Validates Saudi Output Curbs Share your comments
Tuesday, January 19, 2021On Tuesday, the International Energy Agency slashed forecasts for world oil demand in the first quarter.

Oil Prices Gain on Yellen Call for Big Stimulus Share your comments
Tuesday, January 19, 2021Oil surged the most in over a week in London as broader markets rallied on expectations of additional US stimulus boosting the economy.

Gas Challenges Prompt Hard Questions Share your comments
Monday, January 18, 2021Rigzone prognosticators highlight trends to watch this week in the oil and gas markets.

ConocoPhillips Acquires Concho Share your comments
Monday, January 18, 2021Shareholders have approved ConocoPhillips' acquisition of Concho Resources. PHOTO SOURCE: ConocoPhillips

Oil Prices Edge Downward Share your comments
Monday, January 18, 2021Oil futures edged lower after China reported new virus cases and the dollar rose, while physical crude prices in Asia weakened.

Will the US Regain Lost Oil Export Prominence? Share your comments
Sunday, January 17, 2021Here is a look back at some of Rigzone’s most viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

HAL Electric Frac First and More Share your comments
Saturday, January 16, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

Baker Hughes US Rig Tally Hits 373 Share your comments
Saturday, January 16, 2021Baker Hughes reported the total number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States increased by 13 week.

Texas Pipeline Group Elects New Chairman Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021NuStar's Shay Bluntzer is the new chairman of the Texas Pipeline Association.

Spirit Energy Contracts Rig for UKCS Infill Well Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021The Maersk Resolve, above, will drill a development well at Grove North East in the UK North Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Oil Retreats as Stronger Dollar Dents Rally Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021Oil declined from a 10-month high as the dollar strengthened, taking the steam out of a recent rally.

US Targets CNOOC in Late Anti-China Push Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021The Trump administration blacklisted China's third-biggest oil company over its drilling in the South China Sea.

Feds Decline Comment on Exxon Permian Probe Report Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021ExxonMobil said the reported claims are "demonstrably false" and that the company "stands by" its statements to investors.

Total Drops API Membership Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021Total reported Friday that it has decided not to renew its membership in the American Petroleum Institute (API) for 2021.

How Quickly Will US Fossil Fuel Output Rebound? Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021Look back at oil and gas market hits and misses for the week ending Jan. 15, 2021.

Oil Prices Slide Again Share your comments
Friday, January 15, 2021Oil slid by the most in three weeks as a stronger dollar and weak US economic data stoked concerns over an economic rebound.

Stena Drilling Fleet to Deploy Analytics and Reporting Tech Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021The deal follows six-month trials on the Stena Spey, above, and Stena Carron. PHOTO SOURCE: IDS

Oil Pauses as Rising Fuel Supplies Threaten Rally Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021Oil in New York was steady after a rally that pushed prices to the highest level in 10 months ran out of steam as a rise in U.S. fuel stockpiles added to concern over a shaky demand outlook.

Fluor Updates Structure and Sells Stork Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has announced an updated organizational and reporting structure which it says better aligns its business with identified growth markets and company strategy.

Ovintiv Investor Threatens Proxy Fight Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021The private equity firm, which said it owns a 2.4% stake in Ovintiv, argues that the company is falling behind its peers.

Halliburton Claims Electric Frac First Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021This photo shows an electric frac job underway at a Cimarex Energy well pad in the Permian Basin of West Texas. PHOTO SOURCE: Halliburton

Oil Futures Gain Amid $2T Stimulus Hopes Share your comments
Thursday, January 14, 2021Oil rose to a new 10-month high in New York.

Oil Poised for Longest Run of Gains in 2 Years Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Oil is poised for the longest winning streak in almost two years after an industry report pointing to another decrease in U.S. crude stockpiles added impetus to a new year rally driven by Saudi Arabian output cuts.

Aramco Seeks $7.5B Loan for Pipeline Investors Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Saudi Aramco is lining up a loan of about $7.5 billion for potential investors in its oil pipelines, according to people familiar with the matter.

EIA Raises 2021 Oil Price Forecasts Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The U.S. Energy Information Administration has raised its Brent spot average and West Texas Intermediate spot average prices for 2021.

OGA Confirms Ongoing Flexibility Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The UK Oil and Gas Authority has confirmed its ongoing flexibility to license change requests caused by Covid-19.

Bitcoin Loses to LNG in Price Rally Share your comments
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 Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The Q-LNG 4000 ATB, above, will serve the southeastern US coast. PHOTO SOURCE: Q-LNG Transport

ExxonMobil Gets Upgrade from Big Banks Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Analysts at Wall Street's biggest banks say ExxonMobil is well-placed to gain from this year's recovery in commodity prices.

Oil Prices Falter Amid Fuel Build Share your comments
Wednesday, January 13, 2021Oil's red-hot rally took a breather as a stronger dollar and rising refined products supplies offset shrinking US crude inventories.

Neptune Extends Drilling Rig Contract Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Neptune Energy Norge has extended its contract for the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig.

Key Wells to Watch in 2021 Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Westwood Global Energy Group has highlighted 20 key wells to watch this year in a new insight piece posted on the company's website.

EC Approves Formation of Genvia Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Schlumberger New Energy, the CEA and partners have announced the European Commission's approval for the formation of Genvia, a clean hydrogen production technology venture.

Oil Hits 10-Month High as Dollar Drops Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Oil in New York climbed to a new 10-month high as the dollar declined, increasing the appeal of commodities priced in the currency.

Wall Street Is Bullish on Oil Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Commodity investors are back in full force, with record wagers that crops, metals and oil are set for a rally.

LNG Benchmark Tops $30 Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021A shortage of LNG tankers has also boosted charter rates to a record high.

Texas Governments Collect $13.9B from Oil and Gas Industry Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Texas' oil and natural gas industry paid $13.9 billion in taxes and state royalties in Fiscal Year 2020, TXOGA reported Monday.

Light Crude Ends Session Above $53 Share your comments
Tuesday, January 12, 2021Oil rose to a fresh 10-month high.

Oil Rally Takes Breather as Dollar Strengthens Share your comments
Monday, January 11, 2021Oil retreated as the dollar strengthened, with the steam coming out of a recent rally.

Saudis Single Handedly Help Brent Break $55 Share your comments
Monday, January 11, 2021Saudi Arabia single handedly helped Brent rise to a fresh new record and break the $55 per barrel mark, according to Rystad Energy's senior oil markets analyst Paola Rodriguez Masiu.

OGA Launches Carbon Storage Research Project Share your comments
Monday, January 11, 2021The OGA seeks tenders from 3rd parties with CCS project experience that aim to identify and describe risks and mitigations which must be considered as part of future carbon storage projects in the UK.

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