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IAGC appoints new president

Sep 19, 2014

The board of the International Association of Geophysical Contractors has reported that Ken Wells has been named as the organization’s president.

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures down more than $1 in New York, London

Sep 19, 2014

The New York Mercantile Exchange October crude oil contract lost $1.35 to $93.07/bbl on Sept. 18. The November contract declined $1.22 to $91.98/bbl.

ExxonMobil ‘winding down’ Arctic well, complying with US, EU sanctions on Russia

Sep 19, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. released a statement that the company is complying with all US sanctions on Russia after news reports that the operator had halted operations on its first arctic exploration well—University-1—in Russia’s Kara Sea.

ExxonMobil, Linn to make second asset exchange this year

Sep 19, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to trade interest in 500 net acres from South Belridge field near Bakersfield, Calif., to Linn Energy LLC, Houston, in exchange for 17,800 net acres encompassing the Permian basin in Texas and Delaware basin in New Mexico. The transaction, effective June 1, is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

API: US petroleum deliveries rose in August

Sep 19, 2014

Total US petroleum deliveries, a measure of demand, increased 1% from August 2013 to average 19.3 million b/d last month, recording the highest August deliveries in 3 years, according to the American Petroleum Institute’s monthly statistics for August.

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.


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