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ATCE: Continued innovation needed to solve supply, demand conundrum

In a keynote speech at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technology Conference & Exposition (ATCE), SPE General Chairperson Matthias Bichsel emphasized the role of innovation in moderating the price of energy.

Williams Partners, Access Midstream Partners to merge

Williams Partners LP and Access Midstream Partners LP, both owned by Williams Cos., Tulsa, have agreed to merge. Williams in June purchased the remaining 50% general partner interest that it didn’t previously hold in Access Midstream, giving way to the merger proposal.

Green jobs fading

In US politics, green jobs seem to have met the fate of compromise and polite disagreement. Once hailed as an answer to recessionary unemployment, green jobs no longer receive much press. But the oil and gas industry shouldn't be fooled.

The Big Crew change is here

A phenomenon known as the Big Crew Change is under way in the oil and gas industry as the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age, and the industry works to bring young people up-to-speed to fill the shoes left behind.

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California Bay Area refiners face heightened regulations

California's Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), the public agency responsible for regulating stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay, has launched an aggressive plan to cut emissions from the region's five refineries.

Mexico upstream bidding to start with shallow-water assets

Mexico plans to publish its technical bidding requirements in November, outlining logistics for the first upstream bid round, according to hydrocarbon officials visiting Houston to update the oil and gas industry on the country's progress in opening up its assets to non-Mexican companies.

PNR head urges DOC to issue condensate export permits to others

The head of an independent oil and gas company that in late June received one of the first two federal approvals to export condensate urged the US Department of Commerce to begin issuing similar permits to other applicants.

ATP-IP settlement marks first joint resolution of CWA, OCSLA claims

ATP Infrastructure Partners LP (ATP-IP) agreed to pay a $1-million fine and perform corrective measures to resolve federal claims that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the US Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) jointly announced.

EPA sets energy booby traps for the US economy

The US Environmental Protection Agency is setting booby traps for the economy as the last half term of the Obama presidency lumbers into view.

Watching Government: Europe's 'gas stress test'

The European Commission quietly acknowledged the possibility of a Russian natural gas supply interruption amid unrest in Ukraine when its member countries put energy security measures it adopted in May to a "gas stress test" this fall.

Statoil adds Northern Carnarvon basin permit offshore Australia

Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA), through the 2013 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, has awarded Statoil ASA 100% equity share in the 13,000-sq-km permit WA-506-P in the Northern Carnarvon basin on the Northwest shelf of Australia.

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures climb again in waffling markets

The New York Mercantile Exchange December crude oil contract increased $1.57/bbl on Oct. 23, closing at $82.09/bbl. The January 2015 contract increased $1.62 to $81.75/bbl.

Gaz Metro, Anticosti Hydrocarbons sign gas development deal

Anticosti Hydrocarbons LP has signed a strategic agreement in principle with natural gas distributor Gaz Metro Ltd. Partnership to develop associated gas from Anticosti Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence offshore Quebec.

BOEM to prepare EIS for potential Cook Inlet lease sale

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to prepare an environmental impact statement for a possible oil and gas lease sale in Cook Inlet off Alaska’s south-central coast, BOEM said in an Oct. 23 Federal Register notice. Comments will be accepted through Dec. 8, it indicated.

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