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

General Interest 2007 P13

  • 11/07/2007 -- IEA warns of coal's comeback in energy mix by 2030
    China and India are expected to continue using coal as a major source of energy supplies, the IEA warned in a bleak picture looking at energy supply and demand until 2030.
  • 11/07/2007 -- MARKET WATCH: Energy prices briefly top $97/bbl
    Crude prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange briefed touched $97.10/bbl before dropping to settle at a record $96.80/bbl on Nov. 6, largely upon news of an attack upon a Yemen oil pipeline compound earlier in the week.
  • 11/07/2007 -- Midland Oil & Gas appoints chief executive officer
    Midland Oil & Gas Ltd. has appointed Mehmet Arif Yukler as chief executive officer.
  • 11/07/2007 -- Former Willbros executive pleads guilty in bribe plot
    DOJ reported that a former executive of a unit of Willbros Group pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe Nigerian officials with more than $6 million to secure a major gas pipeline construction contract in that country.
  • 11/06/2007 -- Range Fuels breaks ground on cellulosic ethanol plant
    Range Fuels broke ground on what the company is calling the nation's first commercial cellulosic ethanol plant, which is being constructed in Treutlen County, Ga.
  • 11/06/2007 -- MARKET WATCH: Energy prices continue to waffle
    Crude prices fell again Nov. 5, continuing a pattern of up one day, down the next over the last six sessions, as investment funds and other speculators took profits from the market's overall upward trend.
  • 11/06/2007 -- Holly Corp. names president
    Independent refiner Holly Corp., Dallas, has elected David L. Lamp as president.
  • 11/05/2007 -- Gaz de France buys into Alam El Shawish West
    Gaz de France has acquired from Vegas Oil & Gas a 45% stake in the Alam El Shawish West license in Egypt's Abu Gharadig basin. Vegas Oil & Gas remains operator of the 1,075 sq. km license, which is in the Western desert about 250 km southwest of Alexandria.
  • 11/05/2007 -- Kuwaiti oil minister quits after 8 day tenure
    Bader Mishari al-Humaidhi, Kuwait's oil minister, has resigned after only 8 days in office because opposition members of parliament continuously attacked his suitability for the role.
  • 11/05/2007 -- Bingaman says energy bill needs more time
    US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) said he does not expect to see a reworked 2007 federal energy bill to appear before the Senate takes its Thanksgiving recess.
  • 11/05/2007 -- EnCana acquiring Leor Energy's Deep Bossier assets
    EnCana Corp. agreed to acquire all of the Deep Bossier natural gas and land interests of privately owned Leor Energy in Texas for $2.55 billion.
  • 11/02/2007 -- MARKET WATCH: Crude price hits new intraday high
    The front-month crude futures price fell Nov. 1 on the New York market, but not before setting a new intraday price record of $96.24/bbl.
  • 11/02/2007 -- Doubling of oil recovery efficiency seen possible
    A doubling of oil recovery efficiency worldwide is possible through effective use of technology and wise management, according to former head of reservoir management at Saudi Aramco.
  • 11/01/2007 -- Kuwait Energy to buy Ukrainian assets
    Kuwait Energy Co. plans to purchase the Ukrainian assets of Cardinal Resources PLC, London, for $71 million. Sale includes 100% of the share capital of Carpatsky Petroleum Inc., Raget Commercial Ltd., and Mitre Resources Ltd.
  • 11/01/2007 -- Diesel spill in Veracruz sparks threat of Pemex ban
    Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has been warned it may no longer be allowed to operate in the state of Veracruz following criticism for its poor response to recent accidents and oil spills.
  • 11/01/2007 -- MARKET WATCH: 'Mother of all stock draws' hikes crude to $95/bbl
    Crude futures prices soared above a record $95/bbl in after-hours trading Oct. 31, leaving the market posed for possible $100/bbl oil in the near future.
  • 11/01/2007 -- Court backs Anadarko in deepwater lease case
    A federal judge in Louisiana has supported Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s claim that the US Minerals Management Service lacked authority to collect royalty on deepwater leases issued in 1996-2000.
  • 11/01/2007 -- Onshore drilling threatens environment, House panel told
    Onshore oil and gas activity in the Rocky Mountains is threatening public health and the environment in producing areas, witnesses told a US House committee on Oct. 31.
  • 10/31/2007 -- New Times to buy two Argentina oil fields
    New Times Group Holdings Ltd., a Hong Kong property and financial investment company, plans to acquire two oil fields in Argentina for $10 billion (HK).
  • 10/31/2007 -- NPRA elects executive committee members for 2008
    The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association at its recent board meeting has elected several members to its executive committee.
Related Articles

Update of earlier NAM study still finds EPA ozone proposal costly

03/02/2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 65 ppb ozone standard could reduce US gross domestic product by $140 billion/year and create $1.1...

Bangkok refinery due capacity expansion, upgrades

03/02/2015 Bangchak Petroleum Public Co. Ltd. (BCP) is planning to increase crude oil processing capacity at its Bangkok, Thailand, refinery, as part of its g...

Falling oil prices will disrupt feed cost differentials

03/02/2015 Collapsing crude oil prices in fourth-quarter 2014 resulted in major changes in US production cost differentials between ethane and all other feeds...

GOM REVENUE SHARING-1 Lease sales drive gulf OCS revenues

03/02/2015 The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Energy Security Act of 2006 (GOMESA) provides for sharing offshore lease revenues in the GOM Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

Kosmos well establishes gas, condensate potential of Laayoune basin off Morocco

03/02/2015 A noncommercial gas and condensate discovery offshore Morocco establishes exploratory potential of the frontier Laayoune basin, reports operator Ko...

Pennsylvania governor asks Obama for stronger crude-by-rail rules

03/02/2015 Noting that 60-70 trains/week carry Bakken crude oil across Pennsylvania to the Philadelphia area or other East Coast refineries, Gov. Tom Wolf (D)...

Gassco takes over as operator of Knarr pipeline

03/02/2015 Gassco has taken over as operator of the Knarr pipeline, which will transport rich gas to the Shell-Esso Gas and Liquids (Segal) system and St. Fer...

LetterOne completes purchase of RWE Dea for €5.1 billion

03/02/2015 Russian investment firm LetterOne Group and Germany’s RWE AG have completed LetterOne’s acquisition of RWE Dea for an enterprise value of €5.1 bill...

Total to take operatorship of Elk-Antelope field

03/02/2015 Total SA has been unanimously voted operator of the joint venture operating Elk-Antelope gas field in petroleum retention license 15 in the eastern...

White Papers

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...

Accurate Thermo-Fluid Simulation in Real Time Environments

The crux of any task undertaken in System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis is striking a balance between ti...

6 ways for Energy, Chemical and Oil and Gas Companies to Avert the Impending Workforce Crisis

As many as half of the skilled workers in energy, chemical and oil & gas industries are quickly he...
Sponsored by
[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