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Maritime transportation is moving toward LNG, Brookings speakers say

Mar 5, 2015

Maritime industries’ use of LNG instead of diesel to fuel its vessels is changing from potential to reality, speakers agreed at a Mar. 3 discussion at the Brookings Foundation. New ship, barge, and boat orders increasingly specify dual-fuel capability, and LNG’s favorable economics are holding up surprisingly well despite the recent crude-oil price plunge, they said.

US Arctic priorities shortchange Alaskans’ needs, Senate panel told

Mar 5, 2015

As the US prepares to chair the Arctic Council later this year, it recognizes that international decisions can directly affect Alaska and its residents and plans to closely engage with them, Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., the US Department of State’s Special Representative for the Arctic, told the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

USW, Shell to resume talks amid ongoing labor strike at US refineries

Mar 5, 2015

The United Steelworkers union (USW) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which serves as lead company for National Oil Bargaining negotiations, have agreed to return to the bargaining table in an attempt to resolve USW’s more than 5-week-long unfair labor practice strike in effect at US refineries and associated installations.

Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago sign energy accord

Mar 5, 2015

Venezuela and neighboring Trinidad and Tobago have signed an agreement that will enable both countries to develop the Manakin-Cocuina natural gas fields along their shared maritime border.

EIA: US petroleum product exports rise for 13th consecutive year

Mar 5, 2015

US exports of petroleum products averaged a record 3.8 million b/d) in 2014—an increase of 347,000 b/d from 2013—based on data from the US Energy Information Administration’s Petroleum Supply Monthly.

Magnum Hunter names reservoir engineering vice-president

Mar 5, 2015

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp., Houston, has appointed Charlie Gibson as vice-president of reservoir engineering, effective. He will report to Gary C. Evans, chairman and chief executive officer.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX prices rise on easing oil storage concerns

Mar 5, 2015

Oil prices rose on the New York market Mar. 4 after a weekly US government oil and product report showed inventories at the Cushing hub in Oklahoma increased less than expected by some analysts for the week ended Feb. 27, easing concerns that storage might fill to capacity during April.

Senate vote to override Obama’s Keystone XL veto falls 5 votes short

Mar 5, 2015

The US Senate’s vote to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation authorizing construction of the proposed Keystone XL (KXL) crude oil pipeline fell 5 votes short of the necessary two-thirds majority. Sixty-two senators—including 4 Democrats—voted in the affirmative, while 37 voted no.

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