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AMLO Doubles Down to End Fuel Theft after PEMEX Explosion
Monday, January 21, 2019 Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is doubling down on a controversial strategy to end fuel theft.

Enbridge Gas Pipeline Fire Causes Damage in Ohio
Monday, January 21, 2019 There was a fire at a natural gas pipeline in Noble County, Ohio which destroyed homes.

Policy Creating Hurdles for Canada's Oil Patch
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 The goal of Premier Rachel Notley's mandated production cut is to reduce the storage glut and get oil prices back to profitable levels.

Truce Reached over Canadian Shell Pipeline
Thursday, January 10, 2019 A truce was reached in a dispute over a natural gas pipeline in western Canada.

Canada's Energy Policy Creates Structural Problems for Oil and Gas Industry
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 As the US oil industry reels from the oil prices collapse, Canada's oil business is seeing its oil prices rallying.

Planning for Pivotal Moments: Operating at the Forefront of Commissioning
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Digitizing is repeatedly hailed as the next great step change for many industrial operations.

States Look to Block Seismic Surveys in Atlantic
Thursday, December 20, 2018 Attorneys general from 9 coastal states are intervening in a lawsuit aimed at blocking seismic surveys that could help pinpoint oil under Atlantic waters.

Watchdog Finds Shortfalls in US Pipe Security
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Government auditors found widespread shortfalls in how the Transportation Security Administration protects the US network of pipelines.

No Theft in Saipem Cyber Attack
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Saipem reveals there has been no theft or loss of data in connection with the cyber attack it suffered recently.

Saipem Reveals Extent of Cyber Attack
Thursday, December 13, 2018 The cyber attack on Saipem hit servers based in the Middle East, India, Aberdeen and Italy.

Cyber Attack Targets Oil and Gas Services Company
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Saipem suffers a cyber attack on its servers.

Workers Return to North Sea Platform After Downman
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 All personnel have been safely returned to the North Sea Brent Charlie platform following a downman on November 27.

Shell Ties New Climate Targets to Exec Pay
Monday, December 03, 2018 Shell is introducing new, shorter-term climate change goals that will directly affect how much the company's executives will get paid.

Trump Admin to Advance Seismic Surveys in Atlantic
Friday, November 30, 2018 The Trump administration is taking a major step toward allowing a first-in-a-generation seismic search for oil and gas under Atlantic waters.

Alaska Earthquake Threatens Oil Exports
Friday, November 30, 2018 A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Alaska early Friday, shutting the state's most important oil pipeline.

Keystone XL Oil Pipeline to Face Another Environmental Review
Friday, November 30, 2018 TransCanada's long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline will face another round of environmental scrutiny.

Pemex Refineries Operating at Lowest Level in Almost 3 Decades
Thursday, November 29, 2018 Petroleos Mexicanos' refineries are operating at the lowest level in almost three decades.

EPA to Keep Exempting Refineries From Biofuel Mandates
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 The Trump administration has decided to keep waiving some oil refineries from US biofuel mandates.

EPA to Hold Biofuel Quotas for Gasoline Steady for 2019
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 The Trump administration is set to order refiners to use 15 billion gallons of conventional renewable fuels.

Energy Firms Help California Wildfire Relief Efforts
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Several energy companies have pledged donations to support relief efforts for those affected by the wildfires in California.

Trump Wants to Expand Drilling in Alaskan Oil Reserve
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 The Trump administration is moving to expand the territory open for oil exploration in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve.

Market Balanced, No Cause for Alarm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 The market is still relatively in a state of balance and there is no cause for alarm, the OPEC Secretary-General tells Bloomberg.

Keystone XL Pipeline Project Blocked
Friday, November 09, 2018 TransCanada Corp.'s long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline project was blocked by a Montana federal judge pending further environmental review.

Major Tanker Port Restarts After Vessel Collision
Friday, November 09, 2018 The Sture terminal and the Kollsnes plant resumed operations Thursday afternoon.

Trading in Biggest Natural Gas ETF Heats Up
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 Trading in the largest exchange-traded fund tracking natural gas futures is heating up as the US faces a cold blast.

Gasoline Retailers Face Supply Shortage Due to Mexico Fuel Theft
Thursday, November 01, 2018 BP Plc and Total SA are among international gasoline retailers that are facing a supply shortage in Mexico.

Oil and Gas Travel to Pack More Tech in 2019
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Efforts to protect the safety of workers traveling to and from oil and gas installations worldwide should become more technologically sophisticated in 2019.

Trump Admin Approves First Oil Production Facility in Federal Arctic Waters
Thursday, October 25, 2018 The Trump administration has authorized Hilcorp's plan to build an artificial gravel island in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska and use it to extract crude.

NY Sues ExxonMobil on Climate Change
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Lawyers for ExxonMobil stood before a New York judge in August and told the state's attorney general to 'put up or shut up.'

White House Backed Big Oil Over EPA on Finding Methane Leaks
Friday, October 19, 2018 White House officials pushed the EPA to maximize savings for the oil industry despite the agency's concern.

Chevron Donates $500K for Hurricane Relief
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Chevron announces a contribution of $500,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to assist with efforts to recover from the damage done by Hurricane Michael.

Saudis Break 45-Year Taboo with Veiled Oil Threat
Monday, October 15, 2018 Riyadh makes what many read as a veiled threat to use the kingdom's oil wealth as a political weapon.

Oil Pipeline Fire in Nigeria Kills 60
Monday, October 15, 2018 A Nigerian oil pipeline fire last week has claimed dozens of lives, according to news reports.

Return to Normal for Irving After Refinery Incident
Friday, October 12, 2018 Irving Oil is beginning to return to 'normal and safe operations' following a major incident at its Saint John refinery in Canada.

Gas Deliveries Resuming as Cold Descends on British Columbia
Friday, October 12, 2018 High-rise apartment buildings, factories and other industrial customers in western Canada are receiving natural gas again, three days after an Enbridge pipeline explosion deliveries.

Gas Flows Resume After Canada Pipe Rupture Hits Oil Refiners
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Natural gas has begun flowing again on a pipeline in British Columbia after a rupture on an adjacent line forced oil refineries in Washington to cut output.

Gasoline Prices Surge in Northwest After Canada Gas-Pipe Rupture
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 A natural gas pipeline rupture in British Columbia is forcing refineries in Washington to cut output.

Oil Climbs as Storm Halts Output
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Crude traded near $75 a barrel as storm Michael in the US strengthened and shut some oil output.

Major Incident at St John Refinery in Canada
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Irving Oil has announced that a 'major incident' has occurred at its Saint John refinery in Canada.

BP and ENI Team Up for Libya EPSA Restart
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Libya's NOC, BP and Eni sign an agreement expected to lead to BP and Eni working together to resume exploration activities on a major exploration and production contract.

UK Offshore Sees Continued Safety Improvement
Thursday, October 04, 2018 The UK's offshore oil and gas industry continued to see improvement across a range of health and safety indicators last year, according to a new report.

Apache Ditches 3-3 Rota in North Sea
Friday, September 28, 2018 Apache North Sea confirms that the offshore work rota for all Apache staff onboard company operated assets in the North Sea will change from a 3-3 system to a 2-3 system.

A Breakthrough for Hydraulic Fracturing
Friday, September 28, 2018 A revolutionary groundwater quality study provides new evidence that 'fracking' operations are safe to nearby water sources.

OGCI Sets First Collective Methane Target
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative has set its first collective methane target for member companies.

California Eyes Higher EV Subsidy
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 California will hold a hearing this week on offering a $4,500 subsidy for each pure electric vehicle sold in the state, up from the current $2,500.

UK Union Members Ask Total CEO to Intervene in Dispute
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Members of UK union Unite at Total E&P have written an open letter to Patrick Pouyanne, chairman and CEO of Total, requesting his personal intervention in a dispute.

Exxon, Chevron and Occidental Join Oil and Gas Climate Group
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Supermajors Exxon and Chevron along with Occidental Petroleum are the latest three companies to join group committed to addressing climate change.

Shell UK Outlines New Work Rota for Central North Sea Assets
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Shell UK reveals Tuesday that it will change its offshore operating model on its central North Sea assets.

Trump Relaxes Obama Curbs on Flaring Gas From Wells on US Land
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The Trump administration finalized a rollback of Obama-era limits on methane that is leaked, vented or flared from oil and gas wells on federal lands.

UK Union Postpones North Sea Strike
Monday, September 17, 2018 UK union Unite postpones a 12-hour strike scheduled for Monday on the Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin platforms in the North Sea.