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

General Interest 2004 P9

  • 12/14/2004 -- Major US supply role seen for unconventional gas
    Over the last 20 years, unconventional natural gas in the US has grown from "just modest expectations back in the early 1980s" to become one of the dominant forces of gas supply, said Scott R. Reeves, executive vice-president of Advanced Resources International Inc., Houston, at a 2-day conference in Denver.
  • 12/13/2004 -- ExxonMobil president sees long-term energy changes
    Long-term changes are under way in global energy market that will affect all Americans and the US energy industry of the future, said Rex W. Tillerson, president of ExxonMobil Corp.
  • 12/03/2004 -- ExxonMobil makes executive changes
    ExxonMobil Corp. announced two new executive appointments.
  • 12/07/2004 -- Houston Exploration announces management changes
    The Houston Exploration Co., Houston, Tex. announced that Joanne C. Hresko has been named vice-president and general manager of onshore and Tim R. Lindsey has been named senior vice-president of exploration.
  • 12/22/2004 -- Questar appoints new president of pipeline subsidiary
    Salt Lake City-based Questar Corp. announced that R. Allan Bradley has been appointed president and chief operating officer of subsidiary Questar Pipeline Co. effective Jan. 1, 2005.
  • 12/10/2004 -- Esso SAF to offer E&P unit for sale
    Esso SAF is soliciting bids for its 90% stake in Esso REP, its exploration and production affiliate in France.
  • 12/17/2004 -- Noble Energy to acquire Patina Oil & Gas
    Noble Energy Inc. and Patina Oil & Gas Corp. have received approval from their directors for Noble to acquire Patina for $3.4 billion, including the assumption of Patina's debt.
  • 12/16/2004 -- Dow Chemical unit buys interest in Texas LNG project
    Dow Chemical Co. subsidiary Texas LNG Holdings LLC has purchased a 15% ownership interest in Freeport LNG Development LP from Freeport LNG Investments LLLP (limited liability limited partnership).
  • 12/14/2004 -- Swift Energy to acquire, develop two Louisiana fields
    Swift Energy Co., Houston, said its 2005 capital budget is likely to include $15-20 million for further development of Bay de Chene and Cote Blanche Island fields in South Louisiana.
  • 12/16/2004 -- Marathon finds gas, condensate off Equatorial Guinea
    Marathon Oil Corp. subsidiary Marathon E.G. Production Ltd. made a natural gas and condensate discovery on Alba Block Sub Area B off Equatorial Guinea.
  • 12/13/2004 -- Ultra Petroleum's growth relies on US gas, Chinese oil
    Ultra Petroleum Corp. Chairman, Pres., and CEOMichael Watford"We are a big believer in under-promising and over-delivering. We try to set targets that show tremendous amounts of growth, more growth than our peer group. But we set the targets in a way that we think we have a reasonable chance of exceeding those."
  • 12/30/2004 -- Gazprom, Rosneft to finalize merger in January
    The merger of OAO Gazprom and OAO Rosneft is expected to be finalized early in 2005, and the assets of OAO Yukos unit Yuganskneftegas will not be involved in the initial consolidation as was earlier reported, a Russian official said.
  • 12/30/2004 -- MARKET WATCH
    Terrorist attacks, falling US stocks hike crude prices

    Energy prices continued to climb Dec. 29 as traders were surprised by a bullish weekly report of declining commercial inventories of crude in the US.
  • 12/29/2004 -- Tullow acquiring interests in North Sea gas fields
    Tullow Oil PLC plans to acquire interests in Schooner and Ketch natural gas fields and associated acreage from Shell UK Ltd. and Esso Exploration and Production UK Ltd.
  • 12/29/2004 -- Finalization of Gazprom, Rosneft merger temporarily delayed
    Finalization of the merger between Gazprom and state-owned OAO Rosneft has been delayed temporarily pending Rosneft's plans to acquire OAO Yukos unit Yuganskneftegas, Russian Economic Development Minister German Gref said.
  • 12/29/2004 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices rebound slightly as market adjusts

    Energy prices rebounded slightly in a Dec. 28 market adjustment after heating oil prices crashed in the previous trading session on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
  • 12/29/2004 -- Brazil, Russia sign oil, gas cooperation agreements
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has signed cooperation agreements with Brazil in the oil, natural gas, power, and renewable energy sectors that could lead to Russia's OAO Gazprom building a natural gas liquefaction plant and a new refinery in Brazil, Brazilian government sources told OGJ.
  • 12/28/2004 -- MARKET WATCH
    Collapsing heating oil market pulls down energy prices

    Despite a flurry of snowstorms across the US over the long Christmas holiday weekend, the heating market virtually collapsed Dec. 27 as the New York Mercantile Exchange reopened for trade in the face of sufficient supplies and forecasts of warmer weather.
  • 12/27/2004 -- 'Disconnect' seen in industry's use of technology
    South Bay Resources LLC Vice-Pres. of ExplorationSteven Tobias"At the same time that you have high-technology service companies scrambling for work, there are large companies wondering why they can't generate prospects or develop fields properly."
  • 12/27/2004 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices slip prior to Christmas storms

    Energy commodities prices generally continued to slide Dec. 23 because of revised forecasts for milder winter weather and bearish reports of US inventories of crude and petroleum products.

Related Articles

For the US economy, a falling oil price has drawbacks, too

12/19/2014

Cheer in the US about an economic lift from falling oil prices needs qualification.

EPA delays proposal to regulate methane emissions until 2015

12/19/2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency is delaying plans to issue proposals to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas operations until 2015, O...

BLM starts process to consider new Nevada lease nominations

12/19/2014 The US Bureau of Land Management’s Battle Mountain, Nev., field office is seeking public comment on 197 parcels of public land, totaling 415,921 ac...

California Bay Area advances plan for enhanced refinery regulations

12/19/2014 California’s Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), the public agency responsible for regulating stationary sources of air pollution in...

BHI: North Dakota, Williston spur continued decline in US rig count

12/19/2014 The US drilling rig count dropped 18 units to settle at 1,875 rigs working during the week ended Dec. 19, pushed down by losses in North Dakota and...

IEA finds US energy policy improved in latest in-depth review

12/19/2014 US energy policies have come into sharper focus in the last six years, the International Energy Agency said in its latest periodic review. It speci...

Statoil lets contract to Schlumberger for Mariner field

12/19/2014 Statoil ASA has awarded an integrated drilling and well services contract for the Mariner heavy oil field in the UK North Sea to Schlumberger Oilfi...

Comstock to suspend 2015 oil drilling in Eagle Ford, TMS

12/19/2014 Due to low crude oil prices, Comstock Resources Inc., Frisco, Tex., plans to suspend its 2015 oil-directed drilling activity on properties in the E...

Mexico uses PSCs in first Round One step

12/19/2014 Mexico is offering production-sharing contracts to companies incorporated in the country for exploration of 14 shallow-water areas in Round One bid...

White Papers

AVEVA NET Accesses and Manages the Digital Asset

Global demand for new process plants, power plants and infrastructure is increasing steadily with the ...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Approach for the Digital Asset

To meet the requirements for leaner project execution and more efficient operations while transferring...
Sponsored by

Diversification - the technology aspects

In tough times, businesses seek to diversify into adjacent markets or to apply their skills and resour...
Sponsored by

Engineering & Design for Lean Construction

Modern marketing rhetoric claims that, in order to cut out expensive costs and reduce risks during the...
Sponsored by

Object Lessons - Why control of engineering design at the object level is essential for efficient project execution

Whatever the task, there is usually only one way to do it right and many more to do it wrong. In the c...
Sponsored by

Plant Design for Lean Construction - at your fingertips

One area which can provide improvements to the adoption of Lean principles is the application of mobil...
Sponsored by

How to Keep Your Mud System Vibrator Hose from Getting Hammered to Death

To prevent the vibrating hoses on your oilfield mud circulation systems from failing, you must examine...
Sponsored by

Duty of Care

Good corporate social responsibility means implementing effective workplace health and safety measures...
Sponsored by
[an error occurred while processing this directive]

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