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General Interest 2008 P2

  • Fri Oct 17 00:10:00 CDT 2008 -- BLM expects no long-term impacts from Devon's planned seismic survey
    An environmental analysis has determined that no long-term impacts will result from Devon Energy Corp.'s proposed seismic survey of about 25 square miles of land near Rock Springs, Wyo., the US Bureau of Land Management said on Oct. 15.
  • Fri Oct 24 00:10:00 CDT 2008 -- API's new chairman is Devon Energy's J. Larry Nichols
    Devon Energy Corp. chief executive J. Larry Nichols became the first independent producer to be named chairman of the American Petroleum Institute on Oct. 20 at API's annual meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Fri Oct 10 16:10:00 CDT 2008 -- Tengizchevroil to start oil shipments on BTC line
    BP Azerbaijan, partially confirming earlier reports, announced that the Chevron-led Tengizchevroil consortium plans to start oil shipments this month via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.
  • Wed Oct 08 16:10:00 CDT 2008 -- BP to flow Kazakh oil through BTC pipeline
    BP PLC plans to begin shipping oil from Kazakhstan's Tengiz oil field via the 1,770-km Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline beginning later this month.
  • Wed Oct 22 15:10:00 CDT 2008 -- Pennsylvania plant to process Marcellus gas
    MarkWest Energy Partners LP has started up a 30 MMcfd refrigeration plant southwest of Pittsburgh to process natural gas from the Devonian Marcellus shale.
  • Fri Oct 10 12:10:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Oil prices continue to tumble
    Oil prices continued to tumble Oct. 9, pulled down by a loss of more than 20% in equity markets over the last seven trading sessions, as OPEC called an emergency meeting Nov. 18 in Vienna.
  • Wed Oct 29 10:10:00 CDT 2008 -- Southwestern Energy appoints senior vice-president
    Southwestern Energy Co. has appointed Jeffrey B. Sherrick as senior vice-president, exploitation, of its subsidiaries SEECO Inc. and Southwestern Energy Production Co.
  • Thu Oct 02 16:10:00 CDT 2008 -- ConocoPhillips makes management changes
    ConocoPhillips made several senior management changes. John Carrig, currently executive vice-president, finance, and chief financial officer, will become president and chief operating officer.
  • Mon Oct 13 10:10:00 CDT 2008 -- Harding buys Texas assets, sells to Chesapeake
    Harding Energy Partners LLC (HEP), Dallas, reported that it acquired all core Barnett shale assets held by DDJET Ltd. LLP and subsequently sold the holdings to Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  • Wed Oct 08 11:10:00 CDT 2008 -- ATP negotiating to sell certain assets
    ATP Oil & Gas Corp. said it is negotiating with various potential buyers for selected properties.
  • Fri Sep 19 00:09:00 CDT 2008 -- NPC says 2007 'Hard Truths' findings, recommendations still apply
    Recommendations and findings in a groundbreaking 2007 report still apply more than a year after they were issued, members of the National Petroleum Council said at their 2008 annual meeting.
  • Fri Sep 12 00:09:00 CDT 2008 -- Hurricane Ike roars out of the Gulf of Mexico and across eastern Texas
    Federal officials moved to facilitate restoration of US Gulf Coast oil and gas production, oil refining and transmission after Hurricane Ike roared through eastern Texas and headed toward north-by-northeast.
  • Fri Sep 19 00:09:00 CDT 2008 -- Markey asks 3 CEOs about their companies' possible roles in MMS scandal
    A US House committee chairman launched his own investigation of three oil companies' possible roles in federal employees' ethics violations in the US Minerals Management Service's royalty-in-kind program.
  • Mon Sep 15 12:09:00 CDT 2008 -- Virginia gas pipeline blast injures five
    A natural gas pipeline exploded in Appomattox County, Virginia, the morning of Sept. 14, leveling one home and injuring five people.
  • Wed Sep 03 09:09:00 CDT 2008 -- FERC issues draft EIS for Oregon LNG terminal, pipeline
    A proposed LNG project in Coos Bay, Ore., would have limited adverse environmental impacts, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded in a draft environmental impact statement.
  • Thu Sep 25 13:09:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Economic worries pull down energy prices
    The front-month crude contract approached $110/bbl during intraday trading Sept. 24 in the New York futures market but finished down for the day due to economic uncertainties and concerns about decreased demand.
  • Wed Sep 03 11:09:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Lack of supply disruptions lowers energy prices
    Oil prices dropped to a 5-month low of $105.46/bbl in intraday trading before closing a little under $110/bbl Sept. 2 on indications of little disruption by Hurricane Gustav to oil and gas operations in the gulf.
  • Mon Sep 22 12:09:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Crude again tops $100/bbl in strong rally
    Oil prices continued to climb Sept. 19, with the front-month crude contract closing above $100/bbl in the strongest 3-day rally since 1998 in the New York market.
  • Thu Sep 18 12:09:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: International economic fears boost energy prices
    Energy prices rebounded Sept. 17, with the front-month crude contract regaining most of the $10/bbl it had lost over the two previous trading sessions on the New York market.
  • Wed Sep 17 10:09:00 CDT 2008 -- Militants attack Nigerian oil, gas installations
    Shell has suffered an explosive attack on its Alakiri flow station, gas plant, and field logistics base southwest of Port Harcourt by a militant group that has warned it will burn them to the ground.
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