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New Keystone dawdling

Apr 28, 2014

New dawdling over the Keystone XL pipeline border crossing fails the US in so many ways that identifying the worst way should be difficult. But it's not.

US gas reserve growth in 2013 was robust, AGA estimates

Apr 28, 2014

US natural gas producers added more than 35 tcf of reserves in 2013, the American Gas Association said in its latest annual preliminary estimate based on reported results by the 30 largest companies representing more than half of the total US production and reserves.

A moralist's energy transition: from security to climate

Apr 28, 2014

From a master of high-minded muddle-headedness on energy comes, well, more high-minded muddle-headedness on energy.

OGJ Newsletter

Apr 28, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

Tullow drills dry hole with Tapendar-1 offshore Mauritania

Apr 25, 2014

Tullow Oil PLC reported it did not find hydrocarbons with its Tapendar-1 exploration well drilled in the C-10 license offshore Mauritania. Tullow said it will plug and abandon the well.

Norway: TGS starts 2D, 3D seismic work in Barents Sea

Apr 24, 2014

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. has started 2D and 3D multiclient projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea in preparation for the 23rd Norwegian licensing round.

Simba Energy to conduct 2D seismic survey in Kenya

Apr 22, 2014

Simba Energy Inc., Vancouver, BC, has signed an agreement with Bell Geospace to conduct a comprehensive airborne full-tensor gradiometry (FTG) survey on Block 2A in Kenya. The 30-day survey is expected to start in early May.

Statoil's oil sands production saw slight decline in 2013

Apr 21, 2014

Statoil ASA reported a slight decrease in its oil sands production in 2013 because of a planned multiweek plant shutdown for facility maintenance and the integration of new scientific research and experimental development measures, according to the company's 2013 Oil Sands Report.

Proved reserves of US crude oil reach 36-year high in 2012

Apr 21, 2014

US proved reserves of crude oil at yearend 2012 were estimated at 33.4 billion bbl, up 15.4% from 2011 and the highest since 1976, according to a report released Apr. 10 by the US Energy Information Administration.

Repsol drills dry hole offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Apr 17, 2014

Spain’s Repsol has drilled a dry hole with its Pinter One offshore Trinidad and Tobago’s east coast. The dry hole represents a major failure for the company, which has been trying to boost its falling crude production from its Teak Samman and Pouis acreage.

Total discovers oil deep offshore Ivory Coast

Apr 17, 2014

Total Exploration & Production says its Saphir-1XB exploratory well discovered oil in deepwater off Ivory Coast.

US gas reserve growth in 2013 was robust, AGA estimates

Apr 17, 2014

US natural gas producers added more than 35 tcf of reserves in 2013, the American Gas Association said in its latest annual preliminary estimate based on reported results by the 30 largest companies representing more than half of the total US production and reserves.

Shell makes deepwater gas discovery offshore Malaysia

Apr 17, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has made a natural gas discovery with the Rosmari-1 well, which was drilled 135 km offshore Malaysia on Block SK318.

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