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Alpha Petroleum updates Cheviot oil field development

Jun 9, 2015

Alpha Petroleum Resources Ltd., London, updated its development plans for Cheviot oil field in the UK North Sea.

Statoil makes another gas discovery west of Aasta Hansteen

Jun 9, 2015

Statoil ASA made a gas discovery in the Gymir prospect 20 km west of Aasta Hansteen field in the northern Norwegian Sea.

Dana Gas begins drilling onshore Nile Delta’s Balsam-2 well

Jun 8, 2015

Dana Gas has started drilling the Balsam-2 development well on the Balsam lease onshore the Nile delta.

OGJ Newsletter

Jun 8, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Senate bills would give more coastal states offshore revenue shares

Jun 8, 2015

US senators introduced a trio of bills on May 11 to establish or increase shares of federal revenue with states that have federal oil and gas leases off their coasts.

WEA survey finds strong support for energy development

Jun 8, 2015

US voters strongly support developing resources on public lands, giving states more control over regulating such activities, and lifting the ban on exporting crude oil produced in the US, concluded a survey commissioned by the Western Energy Alliance.

Repsol completes tests of two Alaska North Slope wells

Jun 5, 2015

Repsol SA says it has completed testing two wells during its winter exploration campaign in Alaska’s North Slope with better-than-expected yields of good quality crude that, along with positive results from previous campaigns, confirm the development potential of the area.

Lundin makes oil discovery northwest of Snorre

Jun 4, 2015

Lundin Norway AS made an oil discovery 40 km northwest of Snorre field, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported.

Senate panel divided on bills to modify EPA’s proposed ozone rules

Jun 3, 2015

US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee members divided along party lines over the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards covering ground-level ozone, and a trio of Republican bills that would delay or modify their implementation.

E&Y: US firms’ capex, revenues, reserves up again in 2014, but cuts loom

Jun 3, 2015

US oil and gas companies reported increases across the board in capital expenditures, revenues, and reserves in 2014 as oil prices nearly halved during the second half, according to an annual oil and gas reserves study conducted by Ernst & Young unveiled in Houston on June 3.

Kina’s Papua New Guinea wildcat well hits volcanic rock

Jun 2, 2015

Kina Petroleum Ltd.’s much-hyped wildcat in northern Papua New Guinea has hit an unexpected problem.

Dana Gas, BP conclude agreement for El Matariya drilling

Jun 2, 2015

Dana Gas and BP PLC have completed an agreement for drilling an exploration well in the 960-sq-km El Matariya onshore concession area, awarded to the companies in the EGAS 2014 International Bid Round, in Egypt’s Nile Delta.

LLOG finds oil on Crown & Anchor prospect

Jun 2, 2015

Privately owned LLOG Exploration Co. LLC and partners are studying subsea development of a discovery at their Crown & Anchor prospect on Viosca Knoll Block 959 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Final EISs, management plans released for sage grouse in 10 states

Jun 1, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service jointly released 14 final environmental impact statements and proposed federal land management plans in 10 Western states to protect the greater sage grouse and its habitat. Oil and gas groups said the requirements contradict a strong cooperative effort by states, producers, ranchers, local communities, and other stakeholders to accomplish the same purpose.

La Jolla Conference: Mexican energy reform a 'telenovela,' panelist says

Jun 1, 2015

Energy reform in Mexico is a telenovela wherein stories of intrigue and suspense will arise, but in the end, everything will turn out okay, opined Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, during a May 21 panel discussion at the XXIV La Jolla Energy Conference in La Jolla, Calif.

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