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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...

Beach Energy JV adds to western flank discoveries

Nov 25, 2014

Beach Energy Ltd., Adelaide, has continued its successful run in the western flank region of the Cooper-Eromanga basins in South Australia.

Talisman, Ecopetrol make second heavy oil find on Colombia’s Block CPO-9

Nov 24, 2014 A unit of Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, and Colombia’s Ecopetrol SA gauged a heavy oil discovery with the Nueva Esperanza-1 exploratory well (A2b), which was drilled on Block CPO-9, in Meta, Colom...

Senate debates, then barely rejects, Keystone XL approval bill

Nov 24, 2014 The US Senate finally debated a bill authorizing construction of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline on Nov. 18 before rejecting the measure by a single vote. Republicans vowed to bring the...

Statoil updates lackluster Barents Sea exploration program

Nov 24, 2014 Statoil ASA has wrapped up its 2013-14 exploration program in the Barents Sea-one that included a notable disturbance from environmental activists-with fewer commercial discoveries than the company...

Cairn-led JV makes another oil discovery offshore Senegal

Nov 19, 2014

A well drilled offshore Senegal by a group led by Cairn Energy PLC will be plugged and abandoned following completion of logging operations, and will be appraised next year.

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