More Government News

US DOS official: Ukraine event in 2009 prepared West for 2014 faceoff

Russia’s decision to curtail gas supplies to Ukraine—and ultimately, Europe—in January 2009 helped lay the foundation for more effective US and European responses to a similar showdown more than 5 years later, a US Department of State official said on Apr. 28.

EPA cuts 2013 cellulosic-ethanol mandate

The US Environmental Protection Agency lowered the amount of cellulosic ethanol required in 2013 to the amount actually produced, relieving refiners and importers of the need to buy credits to cover shortfalls against the earlier mandate.

GAO: Scant information exists about NEPA analyses' costs, benefits

Little information exists about the costs and benefits of analyses required under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Government Accountability Office said.

Latest Keystone delay not political, White House spokesman says

The decision to give eight federal agencies more time to prepare comments about the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project's cross-border permit was not political, White House Press Sec. Jay Carney said.

Watching Government: Reporting offshore near-misses

Creating a more effective offshore oil and gas safety culture was on many people's minds as the fourth anniversary of the Macondo deepwater well disaster came and went on Apr. 20. One growing question involves the best ways to report near-misses.

DOS gives federal agencies more time for Keystone XL comments

Eight federal agencies preparing comments on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project's cross-border permit received additional time, the US Department of State announced.

Voters ready to respond to Keystone XL delays, API-sponsored poll finds

Candidates’ stances on whether to complete the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline and other energy issues potentially could affect midterm congressional elections this November, a survey commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute suggested.

Full set of tools needed for US Arctic spill response, NRC finds

A full slate of response tools will be needed to address crude oil spills in the US Arctic, but not all of those tools are readily available, the National Research Council said in a new report.

Turkey, Gazprom mull Blue Stream capacity increase

Turkey and OAO Gazprom have discussed a possible increase in natural gas capacity of the Blue Stream gas pipeline to 19 billion cu m/year from 16 bcm/year. Blue Stream, which extends through the Black Sea, handles more than half of all gas purchased by Turkey from Russia.

Latest Keystone delay isn’t political, White House spokesman says

The decision to give eight federal agencies more time to prepare comments about the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project’s cross-border permit was not political, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.

GAO: Scant data exists about NEPA analyses' costs, benefits

Little information exists about the costs and benefits of analyses required under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Government Accountability Office said.

Environmental groups to challenge FWS's lesser prairie chicken ruling

Three environmental organizations notified the US Fish and Wildlife Service that they plan to sue over the US Department of the Interior agency's recent designation of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened—but not endangered—species.

Heitkamp leads Senate Democrats' new push for Keystone XL approval

Ten other US Senate Democrats joined Heidi Heitkamp (ND) in urging US President Barack Obama to approve the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline by May 31.

Four years after Macondo, offshore Arctic beckons, speakers warn

Lessons learned from the Macondo deepwater well incident and crude oil spill are in danger of being minimized in a push to develop offshore Arctic oil and gas resources, speakers warned during two separate forums around the anniversary of the offshore well’s Apr. 20, 2010, blowout and explosion that took 11 lives and destroyed the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig.

Alberta to spend $144 million on CCS in 2014

The government of Alberta has budgeted $144 million (Can.) this year for two projects it is supporting for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) related to oil sands development.

Market Connections

Successful, small, private E&P Company in Covington, LA has opening for experienced Petroleum Engineer. Work with Mgmt and Earth Scientists, limited supervision, well-organized, team player.  Exp performing O&G well file research, compiling data, preparing AFEs, economics, writing procedures and recommendations.  Exp in supervising workovers, well intervention projects, and knowledge of ops in both onshore and inland waters.  Petroleum Engineering degree or equivalent.  Exp in planning and executing sidetracks and new drills preferred.   Communication skills a must.   Current BOP cert preferred.  Comp benefits.

Gulf Coast Petroleum Engineer

Successful, small, private E&P Company in Covington, LA has opening for experienced Petroleum Engineer. Work with Mgmt and Earth Scientists, li...
Large Capacity Natural Gas Pipeline located in South Texas Eagle Ford Shale Area. Growing company is currently seeking qualified candidates for IMMEDIATE OPENINGS: Gas Pipeline Compressor Station Operator, Gas Pipeline Compressor Station I&E Technician, Gas Pipeline Compressor Station Maintenance Technician.

Growing company is currently seeking qualified candidates for IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Large Capacity Natural Gas Pipeline located in South Texas Eagle Ford Shale Area. Growing company is currently seeking qualified candidates for IMM...
Vantage Drilling

Currently Hiring Positions in the Gulf of Mexico

Vantage Drilling is an international offshore drilling contractor which operates and manages a fleet of modern, high specification drilling rigs on...
Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines Department of Petroleum Engineering is now hiring: Assistant/Associate Professor

Colorado School of Mines Department of Petroleum Engineering is now hiring: Assistant/Associate Professor. Colorado School of Mines Petroleum Engin...
Manager of Exploration and Development

Manager of Exploration and Development

Manager of Exploration and Development: An Australian O&G Independent E&P company is seeking Manager of Exploration and Development - Onsho...

Oil & Gas Conferences

  • List View
Event Title Date Type

Offshore Middle East Conference & Exhibition

January 26, 2015
Stay Connected