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General Interest 2008 P6

  • Tue May 13 12:05:00 CDT 2008 -- Investors buy 25% of Esso (Thailand)
    Completion of Southeast Asia's largest initial public offering in 2 years gave domestic and overseas investors 25% of Esso (Thailand) PCL.
  • Mon May 05 18:05:00 CDT 2008 -- Whiting buys Uinta basin gas field interests
    Whiting Petroleum Corp., Denver, said it could double production by 2010 from Flat Rock gas field in Uintah County, Utah, which it is buying from Chicago Energy Associates LLC for $365 million.
  • Wed May 21 15:05:00 CDT 2008 -- Transocean drills record extended reach well off Qatar
    Transocean Inc. claimed its GSF Rig 127 jack up drilled a record length extended reach well off Qatar for Maersk Oil Qatar AS.
  • Fri Apr 11 00:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Other local voices come to Washington
    When several Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States members came to Washington for their annual "call-up" visits to Congress and regulators in early April, other business leaders from their communities came along.
  • Mon Apr 21 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- BLM begins hearings on Ruby gas pipeline
    The US Bureau of Land Management has begun a series of public hearings on a proposed $2 billion natural gas pipeline that would run 680 miles between southwestern Wyoming and southern Oregon.
  • Mon Apr 14 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- FERC issues final EIS on Rockies Express East line
    The Rockies Express East natural gas pipeline moved one step closer to final federal approval as the US FERC issued a final environmental impact statement on the project.
  • Thu Apr 10 11:04:00 CDT 2008 -- TransCanada hoping to work with ANS producers
    TransCanada said it will seek alignment with ANS gas producers to build an Alaska gas line, adding that it is unclear how a proposed joint pipeline by ConocoPhillips and BP fits into requirements outlined by Alaska.
  • Mon Apr 28 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Oil prices up on pipeline attacks in Nigeria
    Crude prices shot up Apr. 25 following reports of a pipeline attack in Nigeria and indications of a pending strike by refinery workers in Scotland.
  • Fri Apr 18 11:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Chevron units promote executives
    Chevron has promoted Melody Meyer to president of Chevron Energy Technology and Louie Ehrlich to president and CIO of Chevron Information Technology.
  • Thu Apr 17 11:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Oxy Oil & Gas makes executive appointments
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. has announced the election of William E. Albrecht as president of its Oxy Oil & Gas USA subsidiary.
  • Wed Apr 23 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Alaska rejects ExxonMobil's Point Thomson plan
    Alaska state officials have rejected ExxonMobil Corp.'s latest plan to develop the Point Thomson Unit (PTU) on Alaska's North Slope. The gas-condensate area has no production.
  • Wed Apr 16 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- MARKET WATCH: Crude, petroleum product prices hit new highs
    Crude, heating oil, and gasoline chalked up record high prices on futures markets Apr. 15 after Mexico shut three Gulf of Mexico oil export terminals Apr. 13-14 because of bad weather.
  • Wed Apr 09 11:04:00 CDT 2008 -- BP, ConocoPhillips join to build $20 billion Denali gas line
    BP and ConocoPhillips announced Apr. 8 they will join resources to build a 4 bcfd natural gas pipeline extending from Alaska's North Slope to markets in Canada and the US.
  • Tue Apr 01 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- RMI: Challenges affecting many US energy elements
    NOCs, which now have "superior access to resources and booming domestic markets," made two thirds of the largest oil and gas discoveries in 2007, said Parker Drilling Co. Chairman and CEO Robert L. Parker Jr. at the RMI Oilfield Breakfast Forum in Houston Mar. 28.
  • Tue Apr 15 12:04:00 CDT 2008 -- XTO Energy acquires Marcellus shale leasehold
    XTO Energy Inc. agreed to acquire producing properties, pipeline, and leasehold acreage from Linn Energy LLC for $600 million.
  • Mon Apr 07 16:04:00 CDT 2008 -- PetroFalcon to acquire Anadarko Venezuela
    PetroFalcon Corp. plans to acquire Anadarko Venezuela Co. from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for $200 million.
  • Mon Apr 07 11:04:00 CDT 2008 -- XTO Energy expanding its Fayetteville shale acreage
    XTO Energy Inc. agreed to acquire 55,631 net acres of Fayetteville shale leasehold acreage, including producing properties, from Southwestern Energy Co. for $520 million.
  • Fri Mar 07 00:03:00 CST 2008 -- 'The American public is paying a political tax at the pump'
    House Ways and Means Committee member Kevin Brady (R-Tex.), in debate leading up to passage of H.R. 5351, which would transfer $18 billion of tax incentives from the oil and gas industry to renewable energy programs, by 236 to 182 votes on Feb. 27.
  • Fri Mar 14 00:03:00 CDT 2008 -- What Congress should have heard
    Oil and gas producers face formidable technical challenges as they venture into deeper water. The money that's involved can be considerable.
  • Wed Mar 19 17:03:00 CDT 2008 -- Williams, TransCanada propose gas pipeline
    Williams Cos. and TransCanada are evaluating joint development of Sunstone Pipeline, a major transmission line that would transport natural gas supplies from the Rockies to the US West.
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