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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 Canada applies with AER for 32 wells in Fox Creek area

Mar 30, 2015

Chevron Canada Resources has filed an application with Alberta Energy Regulator to drill 32 wells in the Duvernay formation in the Fox Creek area.

Tesoro launches restart of Martinez refinery following strike

Mar 30, 2015

Tesoro Corp. has launched a restart of its 166,000-b/d Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez, Calif., after an agreement was reached with a local union, ending a 52-day strike.

API asks BOEM not to cut already-restrictive offshore leasing draft

Mar 30, 2015 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s proposed 2017-22 draft proposed federal offshore oil and gas leasing program already is too restrictive and should not be reduced further, the American Pe...

Barclays: New fracturing regs will have limited effect on US oil, gas output

Mar 30, 2015

A recent US rule about hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands will have limited effect on existing US oil and natural gas production, said a Barclays Research analyst in New York.

BHI: US rig count plunges in 15th straight week

Mar 30, 2015 The US drilling rig count fell 56 units-41 of which targeted oil-to settle at 1,069 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 20, capping off the 15th consecutive week in declines, according to data ...

More regulation

Mar 30, 2015

Officials sounded almost supportive of oil and gas drilling when they explained new federal regulations for hydraulic fracturing to news reporters on Mar. 20.

CEQ should withdraw federal agency GHG guidance, CLNG recommends

Mar 27, 2015 A seventh US natural gas group joined six others in calling for the White House Council on Environmental Quality to withdraw revised guidance it issued in December for federal agencies considering ...

NPC report outlines prime Arctic oil and gas research needs

Mar 27, 2015 Most of the US Arctic’s offshore potential conventional oil and gas can be developed using existing field-proven technology, a new National Petroleum Council report said. But substantial work still...

Wyoming seeks judicial review of BLM’s new fracing regulations

Mar 27, 2015 Wyoming’s government sued in response to the US Bureau of Land Management’s final rule covering hydraulic fracturing on onshore public and Indian tribal lands. Gov. Matt Mead (R) directed the Attor...

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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.

Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Program

Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Petroleum Engineering ...
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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Novus International, Inc., a $1B+ privately held company, is a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions. The Novus corpora...
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