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Texas Petro Index hits record

July 28th, 2014 | 75 Views

The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers reports that the upstream oil and gas economy in Texas is booming. It has been expanding for the past 4½ year...

API: Oil well completions up five percent

July 25th, 2014 | 209 Views

Estimated US oil well completions increased by 5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to year-ago levels, according to API's 2014 Quarterl...

Mexico's energy reform marches on

July 23rd, 2014 | 98 Views

Mexico’s senate passed the secondary legislation that defines new institutional framework for state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) followin...

US forecast to spend $4 billion on oil shale production

July 22nd, 2014 | 178 Views

The US is forecast to spend approximately $4 billion on refining capacity expansion projects between 2014 and 2020, enabling the country to process ...

Production resumes at Njord

July 22nd, 2014 | 132 Views

Statoil has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A floating steel platform in the Norwegian Sea after a major reinforcement of the platform s...

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PGN FSRU Lampung begins operations

July 29th, 2014 | 51 Views

The PGN FSRU Lampung project offshore Indonesia reached an important milestone on 21 July when the vessel and its associated mooring and pipeline to...

TransCanada receives approval for Northern Courier

July 23rd, 2014 | 136 Views

The Alberta Energy Regulator approved TransCanada Corp. to construct and operate the Northern Courier Pipeline Project.

India to double its gas pipeline network

July 19th, 2014 | 181 Views

India's Union Budget 2014-2015 proposes to double India’s natural gas pipeline network by another 15,000km.

Russia names LNG exporters

July 16th, 2014 | 199 Views

The Russian Government has granted exclusive rights to four companies to export liquefied natural gas (LNG)

DNV GL to explore risks at Small Scale LNG Bunkering and Filling Stations

July 8th, 2014 | 215 Views

In order to better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by the industry to initia...

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Halliburton promotes Jeff Miller to president

July 29th, 2014 | 33 Views

Halliburton announced the promotion of Jeff Miller, currently the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, to president and h...

GAC names managing director

July 28th, 2014 | 56 Views

GAC North America Logistics named Claus Schensema, as its new managing director.

Premier Oil taps new Finance Director

July 28th, 2014 | 59 Views

London-based Premier Oil plc named Richard Rose as Finance Director effective on 8 September 2014.

Petrofac Announces new VP, Western Hemisphere

July 24th, 2014 | 113 Views

Pedro Vergel joins Houston-based Petrofac Training Services (PTS), as vice president of Western Hemisphere for Petrofac Training, a newly created ro...

ITF appoints new chairman

July 23rd, 2014 | 143 Views

John Wishart joins Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) as its new chairman on 1 August, 2014 to lead the board of directors and provide guidance f...

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Bright outlook for geoscience careers

July 28th, 2014 | 140 Views

By the end of the next decade, there may be a shortage of 135,000 geoscientists in the US. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that e...

Roughneck Camp introduces industry for students, young professionals

July 25th, 2014 | 211 Views

The SPE-GCS Young Professionals held its Roughneck Camp (RNC) 2014 at the Shell Woodcreek Facility on 17 July 2014. RNC provides an industry overvie...

UK takes closer look at upstream labor market

July 25th, 2014 | 151 Views

Oil & Gas UK, in conjunction with oil and gas industry skills organization OPITO and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) announce...

Hydro Group addresses youth unemployment

July 25th, 2014 | 125 Views

‘A generation lost’; ‘a generation scared’ and ‘a wasted youth’ – these are just some reactions to the news that youth unemployment in Scotland has ...

Australian Parliament repeals maritime crew visas

July 16th, 2014 | 273 Views

On 17 July, senators in the Australian Parliament voted to disallow the Federal Government from continuing to issue Maritime Crew (subclass 988) vis...

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OPEC earns $826 million in 2013

July 28th, 2014 | 63 Views

The EIA estimates that OPEC earned about $826 billion in net oil export revenues in 2013, excluding Iran.

Breitburn to acquire QR Energy

July 25th, 2014 | 89 Views

Los Angeles-based Breitburn Energy Partners LP announced plans to acquire Houston-based QR Energy for US$3 billion.

API rebuts speculation of Bakken crude

July 23rd, 2014 | 120 Views

The American Petroleum Institute (API) rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the characteristics of crude oil from the Bakk...

Kleven signs IES contract

July 21st, 2014 | 165 Views

Norway-based Kleven signed its first vessel contract in Southeast Asia with Malaysian-based, IES Pioneer.

AGR secures well management contract

July 17th, 2014 | 146 Views

AGR has been awarded a contract to provide well project management services to Dallas-based Hunt Oil for the drilling of one exploration well plus o...

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Louisiana ramps up offshore oil & gas education

July 25th, 2014 | 170 Views

Louisiana is stepping up its efforts to address its growing oil and gas workforce needs by creating a partnership between the industry and education...

US$2.6 milion grant awarded to students

July 24th, 2014 | 119 Views

The US Department of Defense awarded the STEMPREP Project a US$2.6 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM ...

Fellowships for female scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 13th, 2014 | 204 Views

Female scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa have an opportunity to apply for the 2014 L’ORÉAL-UN...

Petrofac partners with ESI to form Project Management Academy

July 3rd, 2014 | 475 Views

Petrofac Training Services, part of Petrofac, and ESI International, announced a collaboration to establish the Petrofac Project Management Academy ...

Oil & Gas Industry Helps Change Lives through Education in Developing Economies

July 2nd, 2014 | 436 Views

OPITO International, the global oil and gas industry’s training standards body, has today agreed to provide £750,000 of funding over five years to t...

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