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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)...

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...

BLM Utah office adopts USFS leasing analysis for Fishlake Forest

Feb 26, 2015 The US Bureau of Land Management’s Utah state office will adopt the US Forest Service’s final environmental impact statement and record of decision for oil and gas leasing on land administered by F...

Grizzly files OSCA application with AER for Thickwood

Feb 25, 2015

Grizzly Oil Sands ULC, Calgary, has filed an Oil Sands Conservation Act application with Alberta Energy Regulator for the Thickwood project.

BLM moving toward strategy for Greater Sage Grouse, Jewell says

Feb 25, 2015 Calling it a remarkable example of federal, state, and local cooperation, US Sec. of the Interior Sally Jewell said the US Bureau of Land Management is finishing up plans to protect the Greater Sag...

Hickenlooper’s siting task force calls for more local consultation

Feb 25, 2015 Colorado Gov. John W. Hickenlooper’s (D) oil and gas siting taskforce called for more consultation and greater involvement with local communities on Feb. 24, but stopped short of giving them more p...

Obama vetoes bill approving Keystone XL crude oil pipeline

Feb 25, 2015 US President Barack Obama vetoed S. 1, authorizing construction of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, saying that Congress had attempted to circumvent long-standing processes for determin...

County decision in Washington state stalls Shell’s Bakken rail plans

Feb 24, 2015 A Skagit County Hearing Examiner in Mount Vernon, Wash., halted Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s plans to move Bakken crude oil by rail to the company’s Anacortes refinery in northwest Washington pending an...

Work stoppages commence at largest US refinery, three other facilities

Feb 23, 2015

The United Steelworkers union (USW) has launched additional work stoppages at the largest refinery in the US and three other facilities as part of USW’s unfair labor practice (ULP) strike.

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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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