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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)...

Chevron accepts amended plan for Richmond refinery revamp

Jul 22, 2014 Chevron Corp. has agreed to accept an alternative, more environmentally friendly plan proposed by city officials for the long-delayed $1 billion modernization of its 257,000-b/d Richmond, Calif., r...

BOEM issues ROD for environmental review of G&G survey off Atlantic Coast

Jul 18, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a record of decision (ROD) for environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities offshore the Atlantic Coast.

BLM director: Fee system needed for increased onshore well inspections

Jul 17, 2014 A shortage of inspectors, reduced budgets, and a record number of wells on public lands make the US Bureau of Land Management’s budget request for a fee system to increase its oil and gas inspectio...

Australia repeals carbon tax legislation

Jul 17, 2014

Australia’s Parliament has repealed the carbon tax legislation that this year imposed $24.15 (Aus.)/tonne of carbon dioxide emissions.

India pondering natural gas safety board

Jul 16, 2014

India may create a natural gas safety board in the wake of the June 27 pipeline explosion that killed 19.

North Dakota flaring reduction policy may impact January production

Jul 15, 2014 North Dakota production continued to climb in May but new requirements in the state’s flaring reduction plan slowed permitting activity in June and may lead to production curtailments for some oper...

Suncor, GE aim to reduce GHG emissions, water usage in oil sands

Jul 9, 2014

Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, and GE have signed two agreements that aim to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water usage in the oil sands.

CO2 is not carbon

Jul 7, 2014 In a speech on July 17, 2008, former US Vice-President Al Gore challenged the nation "to commit to producing 100% of our electricity from renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources w...

Fatal gas line blast in India investigated

Jul 1, 2014 GAIL (India) Ltd. and the Indian government are investigating a natural gas pipeline explosion that killed 19 persons and injured 19 in the village of Nagaram near a gas collection station in Tatip...

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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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