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AER strengthens air quality requirements for Peace River operators

Aug 19, 2014

Addressing emissions and odors, Alberta Energy Regulator says it has strengthened requirements to capture casing and tank top gas from heavy oil and bitumen operations in the Peace River region.

BlackPearl files OSCA application for Blackrod SAGD

Aug 19, 2014

Alberta Energy Regulator reports that BlackPearl Resources Inc., Calgary, has filed an Oil Sands Conservation Act application for the Blackrod commercial steam-assisted gravity drainage project.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX, Brent oil prices continue slump

Aug 19, 2014

Oil prices slid on the New York market Aug. 18 while oil prices on the London market slumped to the lowest level since June 25, 2013, after Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured a dam from Islamic insurgents, reducing concerns about any immediate disruption to Iraqi oil production.

CSB releases incident report for Tesoro’s Martinez refinery

Aug 18, 2014

Loose pipe fittings are to blame for a sulfuric acid release that seriously injured two workers in early February at the alkylation unit of Tesoro Corp.’s 161,000-b/d Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez, Calif., according to an Aug. 15 report released by the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB).

EIA: China to increase natural gas consumption, investment

Aug 18, 2014

China more than tripled natural gas production since 2003, producing 3.8 tcf in 2012, and the government is targeting production to reach about 5.5 tcf/year of gas by the end of 2015, according to a recent analysis from the US Energy Information Administration.

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures price closes week higher

Aug 18, 2014

The New York Mercantile Exchange September crude oil contract closed the week ended Aug. 15 higher, climbing $1.77 to close at $97.35/bbl. The October contract also gained, rising $1.24 to $95.32/bbl.

Mexico accelerates energy reform efforts

Aug 18, 2014

Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) faces the task of determining areas where it wants to bring in partners under the sweeping energy reform that President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law to open Mexico’s oil and gas exploration and production to private and foreign companies for the first time since 1938.

DOE finalizes LNG export national interest review reforms

Aug 15, 2014

The US Department of Energy finalized reforms it proposed on May 29 to its process for determining whether planned LNG export projects are in the national interest.


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