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Chesapeake cuts operated dry gas drilling rig count

Jan 23, 2012

Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced plans to cut its operated dry gas drilling rig count to 24 rigs, a decline of 50 rigs from its 2011 average operated dry gas rig count, citing “the lowest natural gas prices in the past 10 years.”

Antioil agenda lies behind fights over pipelines, fracing

Jan 23, 2012 In battles over hydraulic fracturing and the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil and gas industry must never underestimate the resolve of its opponents.

Obama spurns jobs

Jan 23, 2012 Now the president must appease his labor constituency. In rejecting construction of an important pipeline, US President Barack Obama has foreclosed employment for thousands of workers and stalled if not killed a project hugely beneficial to energy security.

Connacher directors start strategic review

Jan 20, 2012

Directors of Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, after management changes earlier this month, have engaged Goldman Sachs to help with a strategic review (OGJ Online, Jan. 13, 2012).

Contract let for Kearl oil sands expansion

Jan 19, 2012

Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Ltd. has let a contract to CB&I for expansion of the Kearl oil sands mining project under development in the North Athabasca region of Alberta (OGJ Online, Mar. 16, 2011).

Colombia: Llanos Mirador heavy oil discovery gauged

Jan 16, 2012

NCT EG Energy Group Colombia has gauged an oil discovery at the Mani-1 well on the Llanos 27 block in Colombia.

Canadian clarification

Jan 16, 2012

With pointed words sure to puncture sensitivities to the south, the Canadian government has declared its intention to inoculate the national economy against environmental paralysis funded by outside provocateurs. Bravo.

PetroChina snaps up remainder of AOSC's MacKay River project

Jan 16, 2012

China's state-owned PetroChina will be 100% owner of Athabasca Oil Sands Corp.'s MacKay River project at a total price of $2.5 billion (Can.) after paying a further $680 million (Can.) for the remaining 40% of the firm's shares.

Gas systems expansion part of Virgina governor's proposals

Jan 16, 2012

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell called for an expanded natural gas system as one of seven legislative proposals aimed at making the Old Dominion the Energy Capital of the East Coast.

Connectivity observed at Morocco oil shale pilot

Jan 13, 2012

San Leon Energy PLC said it has established connectivity between the two test wells in its Tarfaya oil shale project in coastal southern Morocco.

Trafigura, ETP to direct Eagle Ford liquids storage, transport

Jan 12, 2012

A Trafigura AG subsidiary acquired rail and dock terminals in Corpus Christi, Tex., and also announced an alliance with Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) to jointly coordinate transportation and storage of crude oil and condensate for Eagle Ford shale producers.

BNK Petroleum continues Polish shale drilling program

Jan 11, 2012

BNK Petroleum Inc. plans to start drilling its first well on the Trzebielino concession in Poland by Feb. 29 and then upon completion of the Trzebielino well, the rig is scheduled to move to the first Bytow drillsite, the Camarillo, Calif., company said in an operational update Jan. 8.

Encana asks EPA to extend comment period on Pavillion draft report

Jan 10, 2012

Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. asked the US Environmental Protection Agency to extend the time period for accepting comments on EPA’s draft report about whether hydraulic fracturing in Pavillion field natural gas wells might be responsible for odd odor and taste in drinking water around Pavillion, Wyo.

Pennsylvania DEP fines Talisman for gas well-control incident

Jan 9, 2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection fined Talisman Energy USA Inc. $51,478 for a January 2011 gas well-control incident during hydraulic fracturing in Ward Township, Tioga County.

Marubeni buys 35% stake in Eagle Ford shale oil, gas project

Jan 9, 2012

Marubeni Corp. subsidiary Marubeni Eagle Ford Ltd. agreed to buy a 35% stake in the Eagle Ford shale oil and gas play from Dallas-based Hunt Oil Co.

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