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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)...

Oregon LNG granted DOE approval to export to non-FTA countries

Jul 31, 2014 The US Department of Energy conditionally authorized LNG Development Co. LLC (Oregon LNG) to export the equivalent of up to 1.25 bcfd of US-produced LNG for 20 years to countries that do not have a...

DOE unveils initiative to curb methane emissions from US gas systems

Jul 31, 2014 The US Department of Energy announced an initiative to reduce methane emissions from natural gas systems nationwide following a series of roundtables with stakeholders. The measures are part of the...

BOEM adds 15 days to 2017-22 OCS leasing program’s comment period

Jul 30, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it would allow 15 additional days for public comments on its request for information and comments on preparation of its 2012-17 US Outer Continental Sh...

House approves bill to reform the Endangered Species Act

Jul 30, 2014

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would reform the Endangered Species Act for the first time in 26 years.

API issues new standard for subsea capping stacks

Jul 30, 2014 The American Petroleum Institute has published new guidelines for the design, manufacture, and use of subsea capping stacks. The equipment is part of the oil and gas industry’s emergency preparedne...

IG’s office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Jul 28, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Mate...

Australia repeals climate sacrifice; who will be next?

Jul 28, 2014 European response to Australia's abandonment of a carbon tax illuminates the impossibly narrow margin of political acceptability within which governments must work as they try to rearrange climate.

DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude oil by rail

Jul 23, 2014 A train with 20 or more tank cars carrying crude oil, ethanol, or other flammable liquids would be classified as a high-hazardous flammable train (HHFT), and would be subject to lower speed limits,...

Center for LNG urges DOE to scrap proposed export review changes

Jul 23, 2014 The US Department of Energy’s proposal to only issue national interest determinations to LNG export projects that have completed a National Environmental Policy Act review should be withdrawn, the ...

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OGJ's Midyear Forecast 2014

This webcast, sponsored by Iron Mountain and Aggreko, is to be presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee, will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections ...
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Integrated Operations & Maintenance: A Step Change to Improve Productivity & Mitigate Operational Risk

West Engineering Services and IBM will discuss how the oil & gas companies are driving toward both greater productivity and reduced risk throug...
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