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Fire hits Syncrude’s Alberta oil sands upgrader

Aug 31, 2015

An investigation is under way into a fire that occurred early on Aug. 29 at Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s upgrader in the Mildred Lake oil sands production area, about 40 km north of Fort McMurray, Alta.

White House keeps oil, gas in Alaska picture amid climate emphasis

Aug 31, 2015

The White House quietly refused to rule out oil and gas development in Alaska as US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, and other top officials prepared to participate in a two-day Arctic issues conference Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in Anchorage with other dignitaries from as many as 20 other countries.

Wood calls for further UKCS incentives

Aug 31, 2015

The architect of a UK strategy to boost offshore oil and gas work has called on the government and industry to apply “clever thinking to incentivize investment.”

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices end volatile week on positive note

Aug 31, 2015

The crude oil price for October delivery climbed more than $2/bbl on the New York market Aug. 28 to settle above $45/bbl, ending a volatile trading week in which light, sweet crude oil prices gained nearly 12% during a week that started out with multiyear lows before rebounding steeply.

AER orders Nexen to shut 95 pipelines at Long Lake

Aug 31, 2015

The Alberta Energy Regulator on Aug. 28 ordered Nexen Energy ULC to shut 95 pipelines at its Long Lake oil sands operations due to noncompliance in pipeline maintenance and monitoring. The lines carry crude oil, natural gas, salt water, fresh water, and emulsion.

WOTUS rule implementation uncertain after conflicting court decisions

Aug 28, 2015

The US Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers began to implement their controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in all but 13 states on Aug. 28 after federal district court judges in North Dakota and West Virginia issued conflicting orders.

Keystone XL decision isn’t imminent, White House press secretary says

Aug 28, 2015

A presidential decision on TransCanada Corp.’s cross-border permit application for its proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is not imminent, White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest said.

Extension sought for Mackenzie Gas Project

Aug 28, 2015

The earliest possible construction start for the Mackenzie Gas Project, which would connect natural gas fields in the Canadian Arctic with northwestern Alberta, is 2022, according to a request by project sponsors for an extension in federal approval.

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The Resilient Oilfield in the Internet of Things World

As we hear about the hype surrounding the Internet of Things, the oil and gas industry is questioning what is different than what is already being done. What is new?  Using sensors and connect...
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OGJ's Midyear Forecast 2015

This webcast is to be presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee and Senior Economic Editor Conglin Xu.  They will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories, note important changes ...

Predictive Analytics in your digital oilfield - Optimize Production Yield and Reduce Operational Costs

Putting predictive analytics to work in your oilfield can help you anticipate failures, plan and schedule work in advance, eliminate emergency work and catastrophic failures, and at the same time y...
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