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Bakken producers face possible new vapor pressure standards

Dec 12, 2014 Oil producers in the Bakken, Three Forks, and Sanish plays could face new transportation safety regulations from the North Dakota Industrial Commission that would set operating standards for oil-co...

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 stimul...

Tight oil prompts new plan for atmospheric distillation heater

Oct 6, 2014 Distillation unit atmospheric heaters serve a vital role in crude oil processing. Any issues directly related to reduced capacity of a heater, such as elevated tube-skin temperatures (TSTs) and cok...

Monterey proves more complex than average shale play

Aug 13, 2014 A pending cut in the Energy Information Administration's resource estimate for the Monterey shale reflects the complexity of the play relative to other US tight oil plays and the need for more rese...

Abandoned gulf reservoirs provide low cost, low risk prospects

Aug 4, 2014

Production growth of onshore unconventional oil and gas and of deepwater oil has headlined a fundamental change in US hydrocarbon supply in the last 6 years.

NPD sees optimism on Norwegian Continental Shelf

Aug 5, 2013 Undiscovered recoverable resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf are an estimated 935 million to 5,420 million standard cu m of oil equivalent (scmoe), the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate esti...

Petrobras confirms Carcara light oil potential in Santos basin

May 29, 2015 Petroleo Brasilierio SA (Petrobras) found a 352-m oil column of 31º gravity in continuous and connected reservoirs while drilling the second well in the Carcara area on Block BM-S-8 in the ultradee...

W&T Offshore makes deepwater gulf discovery, starts Medusa production

May 28, 2015 W&T Offshore Inc., Houston, reported a discovery at Ewing Banks Block 910 and the start of production from the SS No. 6 well in Mississippi Canyon Block 538 field, both in the deepwater Gulf of...

Premier, Rockhopper strike oil in North Falkland basin

May 28, 2015

Premier Oil PLC and Rockhopper Exploration PLC have made an oil discovery at the Isobel Deep exploration well 14/20-1 in the North Falkland basin, 30 km south of Sea Lion field.

CNOOC makes midsized oil discovery in eastern South China Sea

May 27, 2015

CNOOC Ltd. has made a midsized oil discovery in the Liuhua 20-2 structure in the Northern Slope Belt of the Baiyun Sag, which lies in the Pearl River Mouth basin of the South China Sea.

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