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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)...

North Dakota joins Wyoming in lawsuit challenging federal fracing rule

Apr 1, 2015 The North Dakota Industrial Commission has voted to join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new rule issued by the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, which includes requirem...

Study says most of California’s fracturing done in Kern County

Apr 1, 2015 The majority of hydraulic fracturing in California so far has been concentrated in the southwest portion of the San Joaquin basin in Kern County, said a scientific study released by the California ...

One dead, 45 injured after Pemex platform explodes in Bay of Campeche

Apr 1, 2015 One worker has died and at least 45 were injured following an explosion and subsequent fire early Apr. 1 from the Abkatun Permanente platform operated by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in the Bay of C...

Schneider tries to reassure industry about DOI’s regulatory plans

Apr 1, 2015 The US Department of the Interior is committed to developing federal oil and gas resources and wants to engage producers more aggressively to determine the best ways to do this, Asst. Sec. for Land...

New DOI record of decision reaffirms 2008 Chukchi Sea lease sale

Apr 1, 2015 The US Department of the Interior issued a record of decision reaffirming US Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale No. 193 in the Chukchi Sea and remaining oil and gas leases issued in 2008 as a result.

Study finds gas utilities’ methane emissions lower than EPA estimates

Apr 1, 2015 Metering and regulating station upgrades, changes in pipeline materials, better pipeline leak-detection instruments, and regulatory changes helped US natural gas utilities reduce methane emissions ...

Pipeline leaks Bakken oil into Yellowstone River

Mar 31, 2015 Ice on the Yellowstone River delayed cleanup efforts by response crews after a section of Bridger Pipeline LLC's Poplar Pipeline, which runs under the river, ruptured and spilled Bakken crude oil, ...

DNO suspends oil production in Yemen

Mar 31, 2015

Security problems have forced DNO ASA, Oslo, to suspend production in Yemen.

Maryland’s AG opposes Mid-Atlantic OCS oil and gas leasing

Mar 31, 2015 Maryland Attorney General Martin E. Frosh (D) said he strongly opposes proposed oil and gas activity on the Mid-Atlantic US Outer Continental Shelf in comments submitted to the US Bureau of Ocean E...

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Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program at the rank of associate or full professor, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2015. Texas A&M at Qatar is a partnership with Qatar Foundation, and it is based in a state-of-the-art, 595,000 square foot building that was completed in 2007.

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Novus International, Inc., a $1B+ privately held company, is a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions. The Novus corporate mission is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food by supplying superior goods and services to the leading commercial food producers worldwide. The company owns the world's largest methionine plant located at Chocolate Bayou, Texas and is in the early stages of building another plant at a site on the gulf coast of Texas or Louisiana.

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