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CERAWeek: Executives emphasize innovation during oil-price downturn

ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance told IHS CERAWeek that ConocoPhillips is prepared for oil-price swings going forward, and it has positioned itself to ramp up its core US unconventional investments when it appears feasible.

End of routine gas flaring at oil production sites urged by 2030

Supporters of ending routine natural gas flaring met Apr. 17 at headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC, to launch the “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative.

Walker named senior vice-president at Lundin

Lundin Petroleum AB has appointed Nick Walker as senior vice-president, development and operations.

Report highlights UKCS profitability slide

The slumping profitability of oil and gas work offshore the UK is evident in a new government report.

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OPEC in June

For the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and the oil market, a fateful month looms.

BHI: US rig count falls under 1,000 for first time since 2009

After noticeably slowed declines over the previous 2 weeks, the US drilling rig count fell 40 units to 988 rigs working during the week ended Apr. 10, settling under 1,000 for the first time since Sept. 11, 2009, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

IHS: Eagle Ford completions pending

US oil producers operating in the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas built an inventory of nearly 1,400 drilled but uncompleted (DUC) wells, said an analysis from IHS, which noted that the most promising of these wells belong to a few operators.

BLM proposes higher onshore oil, gas royalty rates

The US Bureau of Land Management is proposing changes to federal onshore oil and gas royalty rates, rental payments, lease sale minimum bids, civil penalty caps, and financial assurances, US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced. Comments on the Advanced Notice of Possible Rulemaking (ANPR) will be accepted for 45 days following its publication in the Federal Register next week.

Oil Search decides on complete exit from Yemen

Sydney and Port Moresby-based Oil Search Ltd. has decided on a complete exit from its acreage in Yemen.

Yasref continues exports, commissioning activities at Yanbu refinery

Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Co. Ltd. (Yasref), a joint venture of Saudi Aramco (62.5%) and China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec) (37.5%), has exported the first shipment of petroleum coke (petcoke) from its 400,000-b/d refinery in Yanbu Industrial City on the west coast of Saudi Arabia along the Red Sea.

Second Mid-Atlantic sale needed in next OCS plan, House panel told

The US Department of the Interior should schedule a second Mid-Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sale—and hold it earlier than in 2021—as it prepares its final 2017-22 OCS management plan, witnesses told a US House Natural Resources subcommittee.

Gulfport Energy to acquire Paloma Partners III

Gulfport Energy Corp., Oklahoma City, has agreed to acquire Paloma Partners III LLC, Houston, for $300 million. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

Delek to acquire stake in Alon USA

Delek US Holdings Inc., Brentwood, Tenn., has agreed to acquire a minority interest in Alon Israel Oil Co. Ltd.’s US-based refining and marketing subsidiary Alon USA Energy Inc., Dallas, which owns and operates a 74,000-b/d refinery in Krotz Springs, La., as well as an idled 70,000-b/d, three-refinery complex in California.

California PUC fines PG&E record $1.4 billion for pipeline violations

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.4 billion for the unsafe operation of its natural gas pipeline system in 2010, including an explosion in San Bruno, Calif., that killed 8 people, injured 66 more, and destroyed 38 homes.

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