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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)...

Investigation under way into Venezuelan gas processing plant fire

Sep 3, 2015

An investigation is under way into a fire that broke out on Aug. 31 at the onshore Cardon IV gas processing plant at Tiguadare in Venezuela’s northwestern state of Falcon.

Judge vacates FWS listing of lesser prairie chicken as threatened

Sep 3, 2015 A federal district judge in Texas vacated the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species after finding that the US Department of the Interior age...

Appeals court rules for environmental groups in Montana lawsuit

Sep 2, 2015 A federal appeals court ruled that three environmental groups may have standing in a lawsuit to block oil and gas leasing on federal land in Montana. It remanded the case back to Sam E. Haddon, a j...

PHMSA will award $54.1 million in pipeline safety grants to states

Sep 2, 2015 The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration plans to award nearly $54.1 million in grants to support pipeline safety programs in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Ri...

Rand Corp. releases NETL-commissioned energy workforce studies

Sep 1, 2015

Rand Corp. released two energy workforce development studies commissioned by the US Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown, W.Va., on Aug. 31.

Fire hits Syncrude’s Alberta oil sands upgrader

Aug 31, 2015 An investigation is under way into a fire that occurred early on Aug. 29 at Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s upgrader in the Mildred Lake oil sands production area, about 40 km north of Fort McMurray, Alta.

White House keeps oil, gas in Alaska picture amid climate emphasis

Aug 31, 2015 The White House quietly refused to rule out oil and gas development in Alaska as US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, and other top officials prepared to participate in a tw...

AER orders Nexen to shut 95 pipelines at Long Lake

Aug 31, 2015 The Alberta Energy Regulator on Aug. 28 ordered Nexen Energy ULC to shut 95 pipelines at its Long Lake oil sands operations due to noncompliance in pipeline maintenance and monitoring. The lines ca...

Watching Government: A natural gas contradiction

Aug 31, 2015 Establishing difficult goals can be worthwhile if contradictions aren't so extreme that the goals become ridiculously impossible. It's still not certain whether the Obama administration avoided thi...

Oil & Gas Webcasts

The Resilient Oilfield in the Internet of Things World

As we hear about the hype surrounding the Internet of Things, the oil and gas industry is questioning what is different than what is already being ...
( Sep 22, 2015 / 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time / 10:00 AM Central Standard Time / 08:00 AM Pacific Standard Time / 15:00 GMT )
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OGJ's Midyear Forecast 2015

This webcast is to be presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee and Senior Economic Editor Conglin Xu.  They will summarize the Midyear Forecast proj...
Date: Jul 10, 2015

Predictive Analytics in your digital oilfield - Optimize Production Yield and Reduce Operational Costs

Putting predictive analytics to work in your oilfield can help you anticipate failures, plan and schedule work in advance, eliminate emergency work...
Date: Jul 7, 2015
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Solutions to Financial Distress Resulting from a Weak Oil and Gas Price Environment

The oil and gas industry is in the midst of a prolonged worldwide downturn in commodity prices. While technological advances in the oil and gas ind...
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Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. There are safety measures that can be implemented...
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Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it comes to managing their asset's lifecycles. One ...
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