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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.
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 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.
Shell Outlines Methane Emissions Intensity Target for O&G Assets
Monday, September 17, 2018 Royal Dutch Shell plc announces a target to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025.
Deadly Gas Explosions Near Boston Put Focus on Pipe Safety
Friday, September 14, 2018 Federal investigators were dispatched to three towns outside Boston after dozens of explosions and fires along the natural gas network left at least one person dead and 13 injured.
Shippers Fear Engine Failures as Industry is Forced to Upgrade its Fuel
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Add oil tankers breaking down at sea to the list of things shipping companies are worrying about as they brace for a once-in-a-generation overhaul to the kind of fuel the industry must consume.
Hurricane Florence May Make Gas More Expensive, Shut Terminals
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Hurricane Florence may make gasoline more expensive along the East Coast.
Trump Admin Proposes Relaxing Obama-Era Methane Mandates
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 The Trump administration proposes relaxing Obama-era mandates meant to block rogue methane leaks from oil and gas wells, part of a broader assault.
Islamic State Claims Tripoli Attack, Says Oil Fields 'Legitimate Target'
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the headquarters of Libya's main oil company in Tripoli.
WTI Rises 2.5 Percent on Hurricane Threat
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Crude oil and reformulated gasoline surged as three named tropical systems churned in the Atlantic Ocean.
Energy Transfer Says Natgas Pipeline Fire In Pennsylvania Put Out
Monday, September 10, 2018 Energy Transfer Partners says a fire on its 24-inch natural gas gathering line was extinguished in Beaver County.
Nigerian Gas Tanker Explosion Kills At Least 35
Monday, September 10, 2018 At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured when a gas tanker exploded in northern Nigerian state of Nasarawa.
China Watchdog Says PetroChina Pipeline Runs Through Nature Reserve
Friday, September 07, 2018 China's environmental watchdog said a section of PetroChina's fuel pipeline passing through Hebei has encroached on a nature reserve in the northern part of the province.
Several Tankers Stalled Outside Sabine Pass Following Pipe Incident
Thursday, September 06, 2018 Several vessels were stalled and unable to enter the Sabine Pass shipping channel near the Texas-Louisiana border.
BSEE: US Crude Oil, Natgas Production Recovering After Gordon
Thursday, September 06, 2018 Crude oil and natural gas production recovering in the northern Gulf of Mexico after Gordon.
US Energy Operations Begin Recovering After Tropical Storm Gordon
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Energy companies and port operators along the US Gulf Coast took steps to resume operations after Tropical Storm Gordon.
Norway's Equinor To Start Drilling Brazil's Carcara Field In 2018
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Equinor says it will begin drilling in Brazil's North Carcara oil field in 2018.
Storm Gordon Halts Some Energy Production In US Gulf
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Tropical Storm Gordon has shut 9.23% of daily crude oil production in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Oil Prices Jump As Gulf Of Mexico Rigs Evacuated
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Oil prices rose after the evacuation of two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms in preparation for a hurricane.
Varo Declares Force Majeure On Supplies After German Refinery Fire
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Varo Energy has declared force majeure on fuel deliveries to its customers after a fire.
Oil Traders Weigh Gordon's Impact
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 A US Gulf Coast storm, unrest in Libya and news concerning Venezuela and Iran contributed to an uptick in crude oil prices Tuesday.
Diesel Guzzler Indian Railways Turns To Natural Gas To Cut Cost
Thursday, August 30, 2018 India's state railways sign a preliminary deal with gas firm GAIL (India) Ltd to use natural gas in some of its operations.
Drowning in Dirty Water, Permian Needs $22B to Stay Afloat
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 In the dry, dusty plains of West Texas, home to America's most prolific oil play, the problem isn't too little water, it's too much of it.
Equinor Explores Floating Wind Turbines To Power N. Sea Oilfields
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Equinor is considering whether to build a pioneering offshore wind farm with floating turbines to supply electricity to 2 North Sea oilfields.
Fire Breaks Out At Plains All American Crude Tank Near Wichita Falls, Texas
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 A fire broke out Tuesday morning at a Plains All American Pipeline crude storage tank east of Wichita Falls.
Truck Explosion At Glencore Oilfield In Chad Injures 3 And Halts Production
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 A truck caught fire and exploded on Sunday at Glencore's Mangara oilfield in Chad.
ExxonMobil Seeking to Buy Renewable Energy for Delivery in Texas
Monday, August 27, 2018 ExxonMobil has been looking to buy renewable energy for delivery in Texas, according to people familiar with the matter.
Total Chief Exec Drives An Electric Car, But Only On Weekends
Monday, August 27, 2018 The chief executive of Total says that he and his wife drive an electric car - but when it comes to business, he relies on fossil fuels.
UK Oil Sector Safety Body Bolsters Leadership Team
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Step Change in Safety announces 2 new appointments.
Fire Breaks Out At Shell Chemical Plant, Nearby Essar Refinery Unaffected
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 A fire which broke out at a Shell-owned chemical plant on the same site as Essar Oil UK's Stanlow refinery in northwestern England has been extinguished.
Union: Petrobras Plans To Start Reopening Replan Refinery In 48 Hours
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Petrobras may begin procedures to reopen its largest refinery.
ONGC Provides Relief Support to Flood-Affected Kerala
Monday, August 20, 2018 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is providing relief support for the flood-affected Indian state of Kerala.
Energy Minister Warns Losing Lofoten Would Imperil Norway's Arctic Push
Monday, August 20, 2018 Backing down on drilling off Norway's Lofoten islands could also threaten the search for oil and gas that lies beneath the Barents Sea, the country's energy minister says.
Brazil's Petrobras Sees No Fuel Supply Shortage After Replan Fire
Monday, August 20, 2018 A fire at the company's largest Sao Paulo refinery is not expected to compromise fuel supplies in the short run.
Prices Edge Up As Focus Switches To Winter Storage
Friday, August 17, 2018 Asian LNG spot prices edged higher this week as attention shifted to cargoes for winter storage.
US Judge Orders Review Of TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline Route
Thursday, August 16, 2018 A federal judge in Montana has ordered the US State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
NOC: Arson At Libyan Pipeline Causes Fire, No Significant Damage
Thursday, August 16, 2018 Libya's NOC says arson caused a fire next to a station on Libya's Wafa-Mellitah gas pipeline.
US Safety Board Links Plugged Drill Pipe To Oklahoma Well Fire
Thursday, August 16, 2018 There were signs that a natural gas well was not fully sealed before it exploded in January, killing five workers, the US Chemical Safety Board says.
Norway's Mongstad Oil Refinery Shut After Power Outage
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Norway's Mongstad oil refinery stopped production following a power outage.
Unite Carries Out 12-Hour North Sea Strike
Monday, August 13, 2018 UK union Unite is carrying out a 12-hour strike on the Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin platforms in the North Sea today, a union spokesperson has confirmed.
Japan's Mitsui Chemicals Restarts Naphtha Cracker At Fire-Hit Plant
Monday, August 13, 2018 Mitsui Chemicals says it restarts a 500,000 tonne-per-year naphtha cracker plant in Osaka in western Japan.
Boosted Output at Vietnam's Biggest Oil Refinery After Defects Fixed
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 The biggest oil refinery in one of Asia's fastest-growing economies is ramping up production and expects to run at full capacity in September after a 16-month delay due to faulty construction.
Fatal Helicopter Crash Occurs at Vankor
Monday, August 06, 2018 A fatal helicopter crash has occurred in the area of Vankor airfield, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has announced.
OPINION: Trump's SAFE Fuel Rule Proposal Is Anything But
Monday, August 06, 2018 The Trump administration's proposal to relax vehicle pollution standards got me thinking about the oil price. I don't mean where it's going, but what it is.
$3.7 Billion Shale Gas Pipeline at Risk of Overhaul Due to Delay
Monday, August 06, 2018 A $3.7 billion pipeline in America's biggest shale gas play could be rerouted after a federal agency ordered all work on the project to stop.
SoCalGas Lifts Cost of Aliso Canyon Natgas Leak to Over $1 Billion
Monday, August 06, 2018 Southern California Gas Co (SoCalGas) raised the estimated cost for the massive leak at its Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in Los Angeles between October 2015 and February 2016 to $1.014 billion.
Unite Scheduled to Go Ahead with North Sea Strike on Monday
Friday, August 03, 2018 Members of UK union Unite employed by Total E&P working on North Sea oil and gas platforms are scheduled to go ahead with a 24-hour strike on August 6, a union spokesperson confirms.