1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Exploration Development 2000 P14

  • 12/13/2000 -- Aker opts for smaller share in Kværner buy-in
    Aker Maritime Tuesday opted to take to a reduced interest in arch rival Kværner in light of the European Commission decision last week to begin an in-depth investigation of the Norwegian contractor's plans to purchase 26.7% of shares in its compatriot. Through the buy-in, under which the company will acquire 17.8% of shares in Kværner, Aker will become Kværner's largest shareholder, but will not have a controlling interest in the company.
  • 12/14/2000 -- Tom Brown to acquire Stellarton Energy
    Tom Brown said it will establish a 'significant' core area in western Canada by acquiring Canadian company Stellarton Energy Corp. in a stock transaction valued at $94.8 million, including $14.5 million in net debt. Tom Brown expects to initiate an all-cash tender offer of $3.29/share on or before Dec. 22.
  • 12/15/2000 -- DEFS completes Colorado gas plant expansion
    The Roggen natural gas plant northeast of Denver, Colo., completed an expansion that doubles its processing capacity to 58 MMcfd, said owner Duke Energy Field Services, a 70:30 joint venture by Duke Energy Corp. and Phillips Petroleum Co. DEFS said the upgrade increases capacity near gas reserves in Weld County, Colo.
  • 12/15/2000 -- Gas playing bigger part in Thai electric power industry
    Natural gas is playing a bigger role in Thailand's power generation and is expected to fuel up to 80% of total electricity generated in the next 3-5 years from about 60% today, officials say. Randy Howard, president of Unocal Thailand, a unit of US-based Unocal Corp., attributed this trend to an improving economy, a rise in environmental values, and greater availability of supplies of natural gas over alternative fuels such as imported coal.
  • 12/18/2000 -- Oil groups warn against US roadless lands proposal
    National energy and mineral associations have warned US President Bill Clinton that the US Forest Service is proposing to prohibit most road building or reconstruction on 49 million acres of inventoried roadless areas initially, rising to 58.5 million acres in 2004.
  • 12/20/2000 -- General Interest news briefs, Dec. 20
    US Department of Energy � Indonesia � Pertamina � PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia � US Minerals Management Service � American Petroleum Institute
  • 12/22/2000 -- Suncor eyes completion of oil sands plant
    Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, plans to spend $935 million (Can.) on capital programs in 2001, about half its 2000 outlay, as its Project Millennium oil sands expansion program nears completion. Start up of the $2.8 billion project is scheduled for the second half of 2001.
Related Articles

CNOOC lets contract for Huizhou refinery expansion

04/27/2015 CNOOC Oil & Petrochemicals Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), has let a contract to Praxair Inc., Danbury, Co...

Trost named Dakota Prairie Refining plant manager

04/27/2015 Mary Trost has been named plant manager at Dakota Prairie Refining, Dickinson, ND, a joint venture planning to start up a 20,000 b/d diesel refiner...

Kosmos makes gas find offshore Mauritania

04/27/2015 Kosmos Energy Ltd., Dallas, reported that the Tortue-1 exploration well, drilled on Block C-8 offshore Mauritania, intersected 351 ft of net hydroc...

Colorado joins two other states in lawsuit against BLM’s fracturing regs

04/27/2015 Colorado state officials joined the states of Wyoming and North Dakota in a lawsuit questioning the US Bureau of Land Management’s new rules for hy...

Gazprom Neft advances Omsk refinery modernization projects

04/27/2015 JSC Gazprom Neft has completed installation of major equipment related to the reconstruction and modernization of the primary crude oil distillatio...

Letter to museums betokens nastiness of climate politics

04/27/2015

Activism has usurped science in the politics of climate change to the extent that its unhinged polemic discredits itself.

End of gas flaring at oil production sites urged by 2030

04/27/2015 Supporters of ending routine natural gas flaring met Apr. 17 at headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC, to launch the "Zero Routine ...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices retreat; Brent sets high for 2015

04/27/2015 Crude oil futures settled moderately lower Apr. 24 on the New York market while Brent crude futures on the London market set a fresh high for the y...

CERAWeek: Executives emphasize innovation during oil-price downturn

04/27/2015 ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance told IHS CERAWeek that ConocoPhillips is prepared for oil-price swings going forward...
White Papers

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions

As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in every sector and at every level, includin...
Sponsored by

7 Steps to Improve Oil & Gas Asset Decommissioning

Global competition and volatile markets are creating a challenging business climate for project based ...
Sponsored by

The impact of aging infrastructure in process manufacturing industries

Process manufacturing companies in the oil and gas, utilities, chemicals and natural resource industri...
Sponsored by

What is System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis?

This paper will explain some of the fundamentals of System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis and demonstrate...
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected