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Total's Donges refinery due 10-week shutdown, overhaul

Total SA is planning a nearly 2-month shutdown of its 220,000-b/d Donges refinery near Saint Nazaire, France, on the Loire estuary, for a complete modernization and maintenance overhaul designed to improve the plant's profitability as well as its environmental footprint.

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

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

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 from Baker Hughes Inc.

Counties, associations challenge DOI's Greater Sage Grouse tactics

A coalition of national and regional oil, gas, coal, and mining associations and county governments in four Rocky Mountain states charged three US Department of the Interior agencies with using bad science and poor information to make public lands and Endangered Species Act listing decisions for the Greater Sage Grouse.

Senate crude exports hearing raises price, logistics, safety issues

Potential consumer price impacts dominated a US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing examining whether to allow more exports of domestically produced crude oil.

DOI issues final rule for fracing on public, tribal lands

The US Department of the Interior has issued a long-anticipated final rule to govern hydraulic fracturing of onshore oil and gas wells on public and tribal lands.

Financial reporting's elements

Oil and gas companies are currently preparing their 2014 yearend financial statements that will showcase their operating results to shareholders.

Species protection spreading

US Interior Sec. Sally Jewell spoke extensively about efforts to improve the greater sage grouse's habitat when she appeared before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Feb. 24.

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More regulation

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

DOE report identifies deficiencies in crude oil analysis techniques

A US Department of Energy report found gaps in important crude oil characterization data, uncertainty about how to best sample and analyze crude to ensure its properties are determined accurately, and deficiencies in understanding how a crude's properties affect its potential to accidentally ignite, combust, and explode.

CEQ should withdraw federal agency GHG guidance, CLNG recommends

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 greenhouse gas emission impacts of their decisions.

Delayed West Ells SAGD project to start up this summer

Full first steam from the West Ells thermal oil sands project in the Athabasca region of Alberta is slated to commence in late June, with production launch in September.

NPC report outlines prime Arctic oil and gas research needs

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 needs to be done to win the necessary public confidence that it can be done safely and without damage to either the environment or Alaska’s indigenous communities, it added.

Wyoming seeks judicial review of BLM’s new fracing regulations

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 Attorney General’s Office to petition for review of final agency action in US District Court for Wyoming on Mar. 26.

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