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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)...

Shell moves to business-as-usual plan for strike-impacted refineries

Mar 3, 2015 As the United Steelworkers union (USW) strike enters its fifth week, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which serves as lead company for National Oil Bargaining (NOB) negotiations, is implementing a plan to re...

Shell Canada withdraws application for Pierre River heavy oil project

Mar 3, 2015

Shell Canada Ltd. has withdrawn its regulatory application for the proposed Pierre River heavy oil mine north of Fort McMurray.

Update of earlier NAM study still finds EPA ozone proposal costly

Mar 2, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 65 ppb ozone standard could reduce US gross domestic product by $140 billion/year and create $1.1 trillion in compliance expenses from 2017 to 2040...

GOM REVENUE SHARING-1 Lease sales drive gulf OCS revenues

Mar 2, 2015

The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Energy Security Act of 2006 (GOMESA) provides for sharing offshore lease revenues in the GOM Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

Pennsylvania governor asks Obama for stronger crude-by-rail rules

Mar 2, 2015 Noting that 60-70 trains/week carry Bakken crude oil across Pennsylvania to the Philadelphia area or other East Coast refineries, Gov. Tom Wolf (D) asked US President Barack Obama for stronger fede...

Climate change interventions

Mar 2, 2015 A National Research Council committee looked at possible aggressive interventions to address global climate change-including Albedo modification techniques, which aim to increase the ability of the...

Methanol proves low-cost, sustainable option for gasoline blending

Mar 2, 2015 Following the discovery of large natural gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean offshore, the Israeli government in 2011 implemented its FCI, a program designed to encourage the economic and sus...

Petroleum detected in fish tested after Yellowstone River pipeline spill

Feb 26, 2015 Detectable levels of petroleum were found in tests of fish pulled from the Yellowstone River downstream from a broken petroleum pipeline near Glendive. Mont., and the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Par...

House panel launches probe of DOS’s Keystone XL application process

Feb 26, 2015 The US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee began an investigation of the US Department of State’s environmental impact statement for the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. It requ...

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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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