US gas market responds to hurricane disruptions
Since 2002, storm-related natural gas production shutins in the Gulf of Mexico have had a much greater impact on the US gas market than in previous years.
NGSA, INGAA concur on blanket certificate proposals
US natural gas producers and pipelines have worked out the minor differences between their proposals to improve blanket certificate procedures, the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America jointly announced Sept. 19.
WATCHING THE WORLD: The Sakhalin bear dance
Dancing with the Russian bear has been the rage lately, especially in the oil industry.
Burton: Confusion 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.
DOT proposes extending low-pressure oil pipeline rules
The US Department of Transportation has proposed stiffened safety requirements, including cleaning and continuous monitoring, for more than 1,200 miles of crude oil and product pipelines.
Aramco head says technology is 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.