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Wild Well completes second capping stack

Sep 18, 2014

Wild Well Control Inc., a subsidiary of Superior Energy Services, has completed a subsea capping stack stationed in Singapore to serve the area during a deepwater well control incident. The company’s first unit resides in Aberdeen.

GMU forum: More energy cases could head to Supreme Court in 2015

Sep 18, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s ambitious regulatory agenda potentially could push more energy cases to the US Supreme Court in 2015, speakers agreed at a Sept. 18 forum sponsored by George Mason University Law School’s Law & Economics Center.

Continental appoints president, chief operating officer

Sep 18, 2014

Continental Resources Inc., Oklahoma City, has named Jack Stark as president and chief operating officer. He succeeds W.F. Bott, who stepped down from the position last week.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil futures prices fall on higher US oil inventory

Sep 18, 2014

Crude oil futures prices were down modestly on the New York market Sept. 17 after a weekly government report showed an unexpected jump in the US crude oil inventory.

China’s demand growth may make it globally dominant, speakers suggest

Sep 18, 2014

China potentially could dictate terms as the fastest growing market in a world suddenly awash in potential oil and gas resources, speakers suggested during a discussion of energy and security in China and Pacific Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars.

Senate adopts bill making BLM drilling permit pilot program permanent

Sep 17, 2014

The US Senate approved Tom Udall (D-NM) and John Barrasso’s (R-Wyo.) bill permanently extending a US Bureau of Land Management drilling permit processing improvement pilot program that was established under the 2005 Energy Policy Act. It was scheduled to expire in 2015.

AFPM launches web site to recruit refining, petchem employees

Sep 17, 2014

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers launched a workforce development web site to provide information for anyone seeking a career in the two industries. “The refining and petrochemical industries want to let people know that we are hiring,” AFPM Pres. Charles T. Drevna said. “If you have a high school degree, or if you have a college degree, we want you to consider a career in these industries.”

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures prices rise on OPEC news report

Sep 17, 2014

Oil futures rebounded on the New York and London markets Sept. 16, which analysts attributed largely to reported comments about a possible production cut for next year by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.


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