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

General Interest 2006 P20

  • 09/18/2006 -- Bolivia's oil minister resigns amid Brazilian conflict
    Bolivia Oil Minister Andres Soliz has resigned in the wake of a disagreement with Brazil's state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras).
  • 09/18/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices mixed at end of bearish week

    Energy prices were mixed Sept. 15, with the front-month crude contract inching up slightly in the New York market.
  • 09/15/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Gas futures price drops below $5/MMbtu

    The natural gas futures price fell below $5/MMbtu Sept. 14 to the lowest level in 2 years in New York market after the US Energy Information Administration reported a large leap in US gas storage.
  • 09/15/2006 -- GeoResources to buy Southern Bay, Chandler
    GeoResources Inc., Williston, ND, plans to acquire Southern Bay Oil & Gas LP, Houston, and Chandler Energy LLC, Denver, for a total $78 million.
  • 09/15/2006 -- BLM names Bisson deputy director of operations
    Alaska state director for the Bureau of Land Management Henri Bisson has been named deputy director of operations at the Department of Interior agency.
  • 09/15/2006 -- Dominion names Gulf of Mexico vice-president
    Dominion Exploration & Production has appointed Richard L. Fowler vice-president and general manager, Gulf of Mexico operations.
  • 09/15/2006 -- SEC, former Willbros supervisor settle foreign bribery charges
    The US Securities and Exchange Commission said it reached an agreement on Sept. 14 with Jim Bob Brown, who formerly worked for a Willbros Group Inc. subsidiary, to settle charges that he violated antibribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • 09/14/2006 -- Burton: Confusion may have led to price threshold omission
    Confusion over where to place a price threshold in the final rule may have led to its omission in federal deepwater leases in 1998 and 1999, US Minerals Management Service Director Johnnie Burton told a US House committee Sept. 14.
  • 09/14/2006 -- E.ON Ruhrgas takes step to operate off Norway
    E.ON Ruhrgas Norge AS, Stavanger, has entered an agreement for offshore services as part of its program to qualify as an operator off Norway.
  • 09/14/2006 -- Petrobras critical of Bolivia's hydrocarbon decree
    Brazil's state-owned Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has issued a statement vehemently criticizing Bolivia's Sept. 13 decree that consolidates state ownership of hydrocarbons sold in Bolivia's internal market.
  • 09/14/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Crude prices end 8-day retreat in New York market

    Crude futures prices inched higher Sept. 13, capping a plunge over the 8 previous trading sessions to near a 6-month low in the New York market, after officials reported the biggest drop in commercial US crude inventories in 2 months.
  • 09/14/2006 -- CNR to buy Anadarko Canada in $4.24 billion deal
    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. plans to buy Anadarko Canada Corp. (ACC) for $4.24 billion. Anadarko is keeping its interests in the Mackenzie Delta and other Canadian arctic frontier properties.
  • 09/14/2006 -- Aramco head says technology key to boosting reserves
    For the oil industry to continue meeting its long-term responsibility of providing energy to the world economies, it needs to continue to identify new oil fields, said Saudi Aramco Pres. and Chief Executive Abdallah S. Jum'ah.
  • 09/14/2006 -- Saudi oil minister warns of tight refining capacity
    Saudi Arabia's oil and gas investments will total some $70 billion during the next 5 years, said Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali I. al-Naimi in a speech in Vienna Sept. 12. Much of that will alleviate constrained refinery capacity.
  • 09/13/2006 -- Endeavour names Transier chairman and CEO
    Endeavour International Corp., Houston, has named William L. Transier chairman, chief executive officer, and president. Separately, John N. Seitz has been named vice-chairman of the company.
  • 09/13/2006 -- Whittier 'on track' for record number of wells in 2006
    Whittier Energy Corp. reported being "on track" to participate in 46 new wells this year—a record number for the company.
  • 09/12/2006 -- Gas focus in Brazilian licensing draws fire
    A new emphasis on natural gas in Brazilian exploration and production licensing drew criticism during a Rio Oil & Gas panel discussion in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 09/12/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Crude futures price probes lower levels

    Energy prices continued to tumble Sept. 11 with crude futures hitting a new 5-month low on the New York market as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries took no action to curb production at its meeting in Vienna.
  • 09/12/2006 -- Alaska approves BP bypass plan
    The Regulatory Commission of Alaska granted temporary permits for BP PLC to connect the east side of Prudhoe Bay field to the nearby Endicott pipeline, enabling the restart of 105,000 b/d of oil production.
  • 09/11/2006 -- Total outlines production growth plans
    Total AS Chairman and Chief Executive Thierry Desmarest told financial analysts last week that the group could sustain a 4%/year production growth rate during 2005-10 despite the 12% drop registered over the last 18 months and a 5% shortfall expected during the second half of this year.
Related Articles

Noble still negotiating with Israel on gas field developments

09/04/2015 Houston independent Noble Energy Inc. reiterated Sept. 3 that it is still in negotiations with the Israeli government regarding the development of ...

Report highlights the difficulty of regulating climate

09/04/2015

Another reminder has emerged about the difficulty of regulating climate.

PTT Global Chemical lets contract for Ohio ethylene complex

09/04/2015 PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), Thailand’s integrated petrochemical and refining company, has let a contract to a team led by Fluor Corp. for front-en...

Taiwan’s Formosa eyes Louisiana for grassroots ethylene project

09/04/2015 Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC), a member of Taiwan’s Formosa Group, is evaluating the possibility of building a $9.4-billion ethane cracking and...

BHI: Down 13 units, US oil rig count falls for first time in 7 weeks

09/04/2015 The overall US drilling rig count’s 13-unit drop during the week ended Sept. 4 entirely comprised oil-directed, land-based units, according to data...

Chevron settles with California litigation firm over Ecuadorian lawsuit

09/04/2015 Chevron Corp. has reached a settlement agreement whereby H5, a California-based e-discovery and litigation services firm, has withdrawn its support...

Smorbukk South ‘fishbone’ well flow starts

09/04/2015 Statoil ASA has started production from the low-permeability Smorbukk South Extension of Asgard oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea with what it...

NPD reports small oil discovery by Statoil

09/04/2015

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported a small oil discovery by Statoil Petroleum AS in the northern North Sea.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices holding steady before Labor Day weekend

09/04/2015 The price for light, sweet crude oil for October delivery settled modestly higher on the New York market to remain above $46/bbl on Sept. 3 before ...
White Papers

UAS Integration for Infrastructure: More than Just Flying

Oil and gas companies recognize the benefits that the use of drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) c...

Solutions to Financial Distress Resulting from a Weak Oil and Gas Price Environment

The oil and gas industry is in the midst of a prolonged worldwide downturn in commodity prices. While ...
Sponsored by

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

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
[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