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CSIS forum: More cooperation needed to address Arctic challenges

Apr 17, 2015

More cooperation not just between government and the oil and gas industry, but with a broad range of residents and businesses inside and outside Alaska, is essential to address pressing infrastructure challenges there, speakers at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum agreed.

BLM proposes higher onshore oil, gas royalty rates

Apr 17, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management is proposing changes to federal onshore oil and gas royalty rates, rental payments, lease sale minimum bids, civil penalty caps, and financial assurances, US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced. Comments on the Advanced Notice of Possible Rulemaking (ANPR) will be accepted for 45 days following its publication in the Federal Register next week.

Oil Search decides on complete exit from Yemen

Apr 17, 2015

Sydney and Port Moresby-based Oil Search Ltd. has decided on a complete exit from its acreage in Yemen.

Petrobras tallies discoveries in Espirito Santo, Amazon basins

Apr 17, 2015

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has made separate oil and gas discoveries in the Espirito Santo and Amazon basins.

BOEM, BSEE extend comment period for proposed Arctic drilling rules

Apr 17, 2015

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement extended the comment period for proposed oil and gas drilling regulations on the US Arctic Outer Continental Shelf by 30 days.

Second Mid-Atlantic sale needed in next OCS plan, House panel told

Apr 16, 2015

The US Department of the Interior should schedule a second Mid-Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sale—and hold it earlier than in 2021—as it prepares its final 2017-22 OCS management plan, witnesses told a US House Natural Resources subcommittee.

Lengo gas field offshore Indonesia moves to FEED stage

Apr 16, 2015

Development of Lengo gas field in the Bulu production-sharing contract area in the East Java basin offshore Indonesia has moved into the front-end engineering and design stage.

Gazprom Neft starts drilling at Chonsky project

Apr 15, 2015

JSC Gazprom Neft has started drilling three exploratory wells on each of its Ignyalinsky, Vakunaysky, and Tympuchikansky fields as part of its Chonsky project in eastern Siberia.

New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

COMMENT: Mexico's energy reform: A sobriety check

Mar 2, 2015

The Mexican energy reform of 2014 encompasses all links in the oil, gas, and power value chains.

WoodMac: US unconventional enters new stage

Dec 12, 2014

The unconventional oil and gas revolution is entering into a new stage with drilling and completion techniques pioneered in unconventional plays now being used to exploit all types of rock in mature US basins, according to research and advisory firm Wood Mackenzie.

Global reserves, oil production show increases for 2014

Dec 1, 2014

Oil & Gas Journal's annual look at worldwide proved reserves shows increases compared with a year ago. Reserves estimates for crude oil and lease condensate now total 1.656 trillion bbl, up from 1.647 trillion bbl reported in last year's survey (OGJ, Dec. 2, 2013, p. 30).

Momentum shifts in favor of development in Colorado

Oct 21, 2014

-Momentum appears to be shifting in the oil and gas industry's favor in Colorado after Gov. John Hickenloooper brokered a compromise that keeps off the November ballot two initiatives that were poised to place greater restrictions on development, and legal and political setbacks befell separate local measures that sought to restrict or ban hydraulic fracturing.

Texas earthquakes prompt regulators to take action

Oct 21, 2014

A series of unusual earthquakes in North Texas is prompting state regulators to look closely at a potential link between seismic activity and wastewater injection wells.

Illinois shale exploration remains in limbo as regulators consider draft fracing rules

Oct 21, 2014

Illinois is making progress toward a regulatory framework for hydraulic fracturing after the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) released a second set of draft rules for the well stimulation process in late August.

Hydraulic fracturing battle has moved to several local ballot boxes

Oct 6, 2014

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling, and other unconventional oil and gas development technologies have changed their focus to local governments.

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