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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...

CNOOC makes ‘mid-to-large’ oil, gas discovery in Bohai Bay

Oct 24, 2014

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. reported what it is calling a “mid-to-large” oil and natural gas discovery in its Jinzhou 23-2 well in the Bohai Sea.

Petrobras makes deepwater gas, condensate discovery in Espirito Santo basin

Oct 24, 2014

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) confirmed the deepwater presence of gas and condensates through log data and cable tests from the 4-BRSA-1265-ESS well in the Espirito Santo basin post-salt.

Tullow reports on first well in the Kerio basin in Kenya

Oct 23, 2014

Tullow Oil PLC, London, reported that its first well in the Kerio basin in Kenya had “encouraging hydrocarbon shows,” but alluvial sands in reservoirs were of “mixed quality.”

Marconi-Vorlich discovery in UK North Sea flows 5,350 boe/d

Oct 23, 2014

A discovery spanning two blocks in the UK central North Sea has flow-tested at a maximum of 5,350 boe/d, operators said.

Chevron finds oil on Guadalupe prospect in deepwater gulf

Oct 23, 2014

Chevron Corp. has made an oil discovery on its Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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