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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)...

TSB report outlines ‘multitude of factors’ behind Lac-Megantic train derailment

Aug 20, 2014 A multitude of factors led to July 6 derailment of a runaway train in Lac Megantic, Que., carrying 72 carloads of Bakken crude oil bound for Irving Oil Ltd.’s refinery in Saint John, NB, according ...

USCG proposes higher offshore oil spill liability limits

Aug 20, 2014

The US Coast Guard proposed higher offshore oil spill liability limits under the 1990 Oil Pollution Act to reflect significant increases in the Consumer Price Index.

USCG issues interim offshore supply vessel size limit rule

Aug 20, 2014 The US Coast Guard issued an interim offshore supply vessel (OSV) size limit rule after a 2010 law removed the previous statutory limit. The regulation became effective upon its publication in the ...

AER strengthens air quality requirements for Peace River operators

Aug 19, 2014 Addressing emissions and odors, Alberta Energy Regulator says it has strengthened requirements to capture casing and tank top gas from heavy oil and bitumen operations in the Peace River region.

BlackPearl files OSCA application for Blackrod SAGD

Aug 19, 2014 Alberta Energy Regulator reports that BlackPearl Resources Inc., Calgary, has filed an Oil Sands Conservation Act application for the Blackrod commercial steam-assisted gravity drainage project.

CSB releases incident report for Tesoro’s Martinez refinery

Aug 18, 2014 Loose pipe fittings are to blame for a sulfuric acid release that seriously injured two workers in early February at the alkylation unit of Tesoro Corp.’s 161,000-b/d Golden Eagle refinery near Mar...

DOE finalizes LNG export national interest review reforms

Aug 15, 2014

The US Department of Energy finalized reforms it proposed on May 29 to its process for determining whether planned LNG export projects are in the national interest.

EPA extends comment period for proposed refinery regulations

Aug 14, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period by 60 days for its proposed rule that would force petroleum refiners to implement additional controls on toxic air emis...

API urges EPA to expedite 2014 RFS requirements

Aug 13, 2014 The American Petroleum Institute once again has called on the US Environmental Protection Agency to transcend its pattern of missing self-pronounced deadlines and to finalize requirements under 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

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