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Barclays: Saudi Arabia refocusing Aramco’s strategy

Saudi Arabia, with domestic oil use trimming exports and threatening the kingdom’s trade position, is refocusing the strategy of its national oil company, according to a Barclays analyst.

Oasis Petroleum adding to its Williston basin assets

Oasis Petroleum Inc. has signed four separate, unrelated purchase agreements to acquire certain assets in the Williston basin totaling 161,000 net acres and costing $1.5 billion.

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Backing fracing: UK government lays out shale gas incentives

The UK government has demonstrated its commitment to the establishment of a shale gas industry by announcing details of proposed tax incentives to be offered to project developers.

OGJ100 group posts higher 2012 output, lower earnings

The latest compilation of the top 100 oil and gas producers outside the US reported much weaker financial results for 2012, as a result of a weak economy, higher costs, and sluggish energy prices.

OGJ150 earnings down as US production climbs

The dramatic slide of US natural gas and natural gas liquids prices, large differential between West Texas Intermediate and Brent prices, weak energy demand growth, and increased capital and operating costs in 2012 are reflected in the financial results posted by the companies on the OGJ150 group.

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Modern cars control engine knock by cylinder-fuel injection and by computers to retard the spark. This is a mechanical solution.

Murphy Oil completes spinoff of downstream unit

Murphy Oil Corp. has completed the spinoff of its US downstream subsidiary, Murphy USA Inc., into an independent and separately traded company.

Sinopec to buy 33% of Apache’s Egypt operations for $3.1 billion

Apache Corp. reported after markets closed Aug. 29 that it will form a global upstream partnership with Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration & Production Corp. to pursue oil and gas projects.

Whiting Petroleum to acquire Williston basin assets

Whiting Petroleum Corp., Denver, has signed a purchase and sale agreement with an undisclosed private party to acquire certain producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston basin in Montana for $260 million.

Oneok Partners to buy Powder River basin assets

Oneok Partners LP reported it will invest $440 million in the natural gas liquids-rich area of Wyoming’s Powder River basin.

Exploration/Development Briefs

Shale gas renaissance makes governments examine regulatory roles

The rapid growth of unconventional natural gas development and production is forcing governments worldwide to examine not just how to regulate the business, but also to consider which levels of government can do the best job in specific instances, participants at an Aug. 15-16 conference hosted by the National Research Council agreed.

Anadarko sells stake in offshore Mozambique Area 1

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. agreed to sell a 10% stake in its offshore Mozambique Area 1 to ONGC Videsh Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd., for $2.64 billion.

CNOOC reports results for first half

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. reported that its results in this year’s first half included 7 discoveries and 18 successful appraisal wells offshore China.

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