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Weatherford and Safe Influx in Industry First
Monday, April 12, 2021Aberdeen-based Safe Influx has announced that a rig trial of the industry's first ever integration of Managed Pressure Drilling and Automated Well Control technology has been completed.
Tribal Advocate Says USA Won't Shut DAP
Friday, April 09, 2021A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official has told tribal advocates it doesn't plan to announce a shutdown of Energy Transfer LP's Dakota Access oil pipeline during a key court hearing planned for later on Friday.
Californians May Soon Pay $4 for Gasoline
Friday, April 09, 2021Californian drivers are edging closer to paying $4 for a gallon of gasoline with the state open for business again and Governor Gavin Newsom planning for a summer with almost no restrictions.
Hess Sells Bakken Stakes
Friday, April 09, 2021Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) has entered into an agreement to sell its Little Knife and Murphy Creek acreage interests in the Bakken.
This Is What Shale Growth Will Hinge On
Friday, April 09, 2021The next few years of oil and gas production growth in the U.S. will hinge on this, according to GlobalData.
Atlantic Faces Another Wild Hurricane Season
Thursday, April 08, 2021The Atlantic hurricane season is poised to be another wild one, with forecasters predicting an above-average 17 named storms sweeping out of the basin.
Biden Plan Targets Fossil Fuel Subsidies Worth $35B
Thursday, April 08, 2021President Joe Biden's plan to eliminate subsidies claimed by oil and gas companies and raise levies on corporate polluters would increase government receipts by $35 billion over the coming decade.
OXY CEO Rejects USA Carbon Tax
Tuesday, April 06, 2021Occidental Petroleum Corp. split with some of its larger rivals in rejecting a U.S. carbon tax.
Recruitment Firms Team Up for Americas Drive
Tuesday, April 06, 2021Aberdeen headquartered Drillmar Resources and JAB Recruitment have revealed that the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create DRILLJAB.
'Broken' Oil Program Under Review
Monday, April 05, 2021The U.S. government program for selling drilling rights on federal land is so 'fundamentally broken' that changes could be needed, according to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland.
Oil Giants Win Climate Suit
Friday, April 02, 2021The ruling is a warning sign for those trying to use the courts to hold the industry responsible for a problem that could cost taxpayers trillions of dollars in coming years.
Pioneer to Buy DoublePoint in $6.4B Deal
Friday, April 02, 2021Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is buying DoublePoint Energy LLC in a deal valued at $6.4 billion.
Biden Plan Gets Mixed Review from Oil Groups
Friday, April 02, 2021Oil groups have issued a mixed review on the Biden administration's infrastructure plan, which was released on Wednesday.
Biden Plan Gives Oil Sector Surprise Boost
Thursday, April 01, 2021President Joe Biden, who made clean energy a core tenet of his campaign, plans to set off one more oil-sector boom.
NextDecade, Oxy Sign Texas CO2 Storage Deal
Tuesday, March 30, 2021NextDecade Corporation (NASDAQ: NEXT) and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures sign a term sheet for the offtake and permanent storage of CO2 captured from NextDecade's planned Rio Grande LNG project.
Deputy Energy Sec Sworn In
Monday, March 29, 2021David M. Turk has been sworn in as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy by Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm.
Texas Utility Sues Suppliers
Wednesday, March 24, 2021The first lawsuits protesting exorbitant gas prices during February's historic deep freeze have begun.
Fossil Fuel Sector Talks About ESG Like Never Before
Tuesday, March 23, 2021The U.S. fossil fuels industry is still churning out emissions, but it's talking more than ever about what to do about them.
Texan LNG Project Axed
Tuesday, March 23, 2021Annova LNG has announced the immediate discontinuation of its liquified natural gas export facility under development in Brownsville, Texas.
New Programs Launched to Safeguard USA Energy
Monday, March 22, 2021The Department of Energy's Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response announces three new research programs 'to safeguard the U.S. energy system'.
How Much Solar PV Is Needed for Net Zero Target?
Monday, March 22, 2021To meet its 2050 net zero target, the United States needs to cover land 50 times the size of Austin, Texas, with solar PV, according to Rystad Energy.
California Driller Reaped Gains from Texas Freeze
Friday, March 19, 2021California's largest oil producer emerged as the latest financial winner from last month's historic Texas freeze that left millions without heat or electricity for days.
Oil Groups React to Haaland Senate Confirmation
Thursday, March 18, 2021The API, IPAA, and NOIA comment on the development.
US Drivers Burning More Gas
Tuesday, March 16, 2021After a year of getting pummeled by the coronavirus, U.S. oil demand is bouncing back - and this time it looks like it's here to stay.
No Roaring USA Shale Industry to Respond to OPEC+
Tuesday, March 09, 2021There is no roaring U.S. shale industry to respond to OPEC+ and balance out global supply, according to Rystad Energy.
USA Sells 10+ Million Barrels of SPR Oil
Monday, March 08, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has announced that contracts have been awarded from a recent Congressionally directed Strategic Petroleum Reserve crude oil sale.
Texas Output Returning with Caution
Monday, March 08, 2021Texas fuel makers are racing to restore operations knocked out by mid-February's winter storm, but they're also casting a wary eye on market improvements and may be reluctant to come back at full throttle.
TIPRO and TNG Combine
Sunday, March 07, 2021The Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association has announced that it will combine with Texans for Natural Gas to strengthen statewide industry education and advocacy.
SLB, CVX, MSFT in Carbon Negative Bioenergy Project
Friday, March 05, 2021Schlumberger New Energy, Chevron Corporation, Microsoft, and Clean Energy Systems have announced plans to develop a bioenergy with carbon capture and sequestration project.
DOE Announces New Senior Leadership Appointees
Thursday, March 04, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy has announced new senior leadership appointees.
Aramco Donates $1MM to Texas After Storm Uri
Wednesday, March 03, 2021Aramco Americas has made three donations worth a total of $1 million to help Houston and Port Arthur with critical public health needs following Winter Storm Uri.
API Mulls Embrace of Carbon Pricing
Tuesday, March 02, 2021The American Petroleum Institute is considering throwing its weight behind a government-imposed price on carbon dioxide emissions as a way to slow global warming.
Conoco COO Retires
Monday, March 01, 2021ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) has announced the retirement of Matt Fox as the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer.
New Institutions Join API MSI Initiative
Sunday, February 28, 2021The American Petroleum Institute and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association have announced that two new educational institutions have joined API's Minority Serving Institution initiative.
Cheniere to Provide Emissions Data to LNG Customers
Friday, February 26, 2021Cheniere Energy (NYSEAmerican: LNG) has announced that it plans to begin providing its LNG customers with greenhouse gas emissions data.
ERCOT Directors Resign
Friday, February 26, 2021Four unaffiliated directors from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) board have resigned, according to a filing seen by Rigzone on the Public Utility Commission of Texas website.
Scoop Stack Oil Output Slashed
Thursday, February 25, 2021Production in Oklahoma's Scoop Stack shale play is forecasted to hit 342,000 barrels of oil per day and 5.8 billion cubic feet per day this month, according to GlobalData's latest report.
DOE Awarding up to $46MM for Geothermal Projects
Thursday, February 25, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy's Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy Initiative has selected 17 projects to receive up to $46 million in funding.
BOEM Issues First Wave Energy Lease Off West Coast
Wednesday, February 24, 2021The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued a lease for the first wave energy research project in federal waters off the U.S. West Coast.
Texas Governor Addresses Skyrocketing Energy Bills
Monday, February 22, 2021Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Sunday that he is working with members of the legislature to address 'skyrocketing' energy bills that resulted from a temporary spike in the energy market.
Aker Wins Contract for Equinor-BP US Wind Project
Sunday, February 21, 2021Aker Solutions (FRA: 1AKA) has revealed that it has won a front-end engineering and design contract for the Empire Wind project in the U.S.
Weeks to Restart Damaged Texas Refineries
Friday, February 19, 2021Four of the largest refineries in Texas are discovering widespread damage from the deep freeze that crippled the state and expect to be down for weeks of repairs.
Texas Clamps Down on Out of State Gas Sales
Thursday, February 18, 2021Texas is restricting the flow of natural gas across state lines in an extraordinary move that some are calling a violation of the U.S. Constitution's commerce clause.
US Sees Largest Production Disruption Ever
Thursday, February 18, 2021The recent disruption in U.S. oil production, which has been caused by extremely cold weather, is the largest on record, Rystad Energy's head of oil markets Bjornar Tonhaugen has outlined.
Oil Holds as Freeze Halts Third of US Output
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Oil held gains after surpassing $60 a barrel for the first time in a year as a cold snap and power crisis took out a third of U.S. crude production.
Texas Governor Calls on ERCOT Investigation
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called on the legislature to investigate the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
Could Biden Order Kill GOM Oil and Gas?
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Rigzone talks to experts to see what Biden's executive order could mean for the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas industry.
Biden Jobs Assurances Backfire with Oil and Mining Workers
Tuesday, February 16, 2021The Biden administration has gotten off to a rough start trying to reassure coal miners and oil workers whose jobs are threatened by the president's fight against climate change.
Oil Holds as Power Crisis Hits US Supply
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Oil held gains in New York after rising above $60 a barrel for the first time in a year.
DOE Announces Clean Energy Tech Prize
Tuesday, February 16, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy has announced up to $100 million in funding for 'transformative clean energy technology research and development'.