Deloitte urges regulators to update reserves reporting
Deloitte & Touche LLP has urged regulators worldwide to update their oil and gas reserves reporting requirements and to expand the scope of mandatory disclosures in annual reports and financial statements.
Editorial: Perils of policy
Yes, relentlessly increasing demand for oil is straining capacities of global supply systems, from production to refining to shipping.
CERI: Arctic gas, LNG, hydrates key to gas supply gap
Huge capital investments will be required by the industry if LNG imports and Arctic gas are to fill a projected US natural gas supply shortfall, according to a senior analyst for BP North America Gas & Power.
Fourth-quarter earnings surged for US, Canadian firms
High commodity prices continued to buoy earnings for US and Canadian oil and gas firms in the fourth quarter of 2004 as strong downstream performance bolstered results of integrated companies and independent refiners.
Implementing ERM-1: The importance of perspective
Corporate-governance requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) have put strong pressure on oil and gas companies to implement enterprise risk-management (ERM) programs.
LNG capital outlays to rise 'dramatically' by 2009
Strong growth is seen for the expansion of global LNG infrastructure within the next 4 years, with total capital expenditures during 2005-09 gauged at more than $67 billion, reported UK energy analyst Douglas-Westwood Ltd., Canterbury.
NEB, EUB study ups Alberta's conventional gas supply
Canada¿s Alberta province has an estimated 223 tcf of marketable conventional natural gas supplies, according to a joint study by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) and the National Energy Board (NEB) released Mar.
Watching Government: Producers push Rockies access
W ashington was in the midst of a late-winter cold snap when Rocky Mountain independent producers paid 195 visits to the House and Senate.
Watching the World: Tanker hijacked in Malacca
Hammering on about a single theme can get mighty boring at times, but in a case concerning the security of international oil shipments the hammering obviously has to continue.
NPRA chief puts energy bill atop refining issues list
The US refining industry faces a wide range of issues in 2005, speakers said at the Mar. 14 opening session of the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association annual meeting in San Francisco.