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OFFSHORE DRILLING RISKS—1: Study: Risk indicators have varying impact on mitigation

May 5, 2014 More oil and gas wells are drilled onshore than offshore, requiring more man hours and creating more exposure to risk. As a result, onshore drilling consistently has higher lost-time-incident (LTI)...

Gas production set to resume at In Amenas gas facilities

Sep 2, 2014 Statoil ASA and partners BP PLC and Algerian state-owned Sonatrach are set to resume “ordinary operations” at the In Amenas gas production facility of eastern Algeria near the Libyan border 19 mont...

Can anyone name top agency in count of restrictive regs?

Sep 1, 2014

The leader in a new measure of regulatory activism is-can anyone guess? While suspense builds, a description of the tracking mechanism is in order.

Shell submits revisions to its 2015 Chukchi Sea exploration plan

Aug 29, 2014 Shell Offshore Inc. submitted revisions to its previously approved Chukchi Sea exploration plan on Aug. 28, a spokesman for the company confirmed. The step was necessary to preserve the option to d...

BLM announces California oil, gas strategy as CCST issues report

Aug 29, 2014 The US Bureau of Land Management’s California state office announced a comprehensive strategy for its oil and gas program in the state after receiving an independent review of well stimulation tech...

California lawmakers pass in-state gas system methane emissions bill

Aug 28, 2014 The California Senate passed a bill aimed at curbing methane emissions from intrastate natural gas pipelines and local distribution systems. SB 1371, which was approved by 23 to 11 votes on Aug. 27...

CNRL files OSCA application with AER for Grouse oil sands project

Aug 27, 2014

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has submitted an Oil Sands Conservation Act application with Alberta Energy Regulator for its Grouse steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project.

ExxonMobil Pipeline settles charges from 2012 Louisiana spill

Aug 27, 2014 Exxon Pipeline Co. agreed to pay more than $1.4 million to resolve federal charges that a 2012 spill from the company’s North Line near Torbert, La., violated the Clean Water Act, the US Department...

TSB report outlines ‘multitude of factors’ behind Lac-Megantic train derailment

Aug 20, 2014 A multitude of factors led to July 6 derailment of a runaway train in Lac Megantic, Que., carrying 72 carloads of Bakken crude oil bound for Irving Oil Ltd.’s refinery in Saint John, NB, according ...

USCG proposes higher offshore oil spill liability limits

Aug 20, 2014

The US Coast Guard proposed higher offshore oil spill liability limits under the 1990 Oil Pollution Act to reflect significant increases in the Consumer Price Index.

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