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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...

Noble still negotiating with Israel on gas field developments

Sep 4, 2015 Houston independent Noble Energy Inc. reiterated Sept. 3 that it is still in negotiations with the Israeli government regarding the development of Tamar and Leviathan natural gas fields in the east...

NPD reports small oil discovery by Statoil

Sep 4, 2015

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported a small oil discovery by Statoil Petroleum AS in the northern North Sea.

GeoPark follows Chachalaca success with Jacana discovery

Sep 2, 2015 GeoPark Ltd.’s Jacana 1 exploration well flowed 1,880 b/d of 14.9° gravity oil with a water cut of 1.9%, the company said. This discovery follows the company’s previously success with the Chachalac...

Gas discovery offshore Egypt rivals Mediterranean giants

Aug 31, 2015 Eni SPA expects accelerated development of what it describes as a “supergiant gas discovery” at its deepwater Zohr prospect offshore Egypt. The company will immediately appraise its discovery, whic...

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