More Oil & Gas News

Linn Energy, Quantum complete AcqCo deal

Linn Energy LLC, affiliate LinnCo LLC, and Quantum Energy Partners have signed definitive agreements to fund the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties through an alliance, QL Energy I LLC, for which they signed preliminary agreements earlier this year.

EIA: Argentina, China lead shale development outside North America

Argentina and China have respectively drilled more than 275 and 200 wells targeting shale plays over the past 2 years, providing each country with the potential to significantly increase production of shale gas and tight oil, the US Energy Information Administration highlighted on June 26 in an energy update.

Judge's order delays BLM's implementation of fracing regs

A federal district judge in Wyoming temporarily delayed the US Bureau of Land Management's implementation of its recently issued hydraulic fracturing regulations.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices fall on rise in US rig count

US light, sweet crude oil prices edged down going into the July 4 holiday weekend on the New York market after Baker Hughes Inc. reported July 2 that the US onshore rig count jumped by 12 rigs drilling for oil and also upon uncertainty about Iran’s July 7 deadline for a nuclear accord.

Considering cost

Consideration of cost in regulatory decision-making should be a simple matter of common sense. At this moment in history, though, bureaucratic attention to economic consequence requires a ruling by the Supreme Court.

SERVICES | SUPPLIERS

Big data, more oil

Development of unconventional resources soon will enter a phase promising to lower the cost of producing oil from shale toward levels normally associated with Saudi Arabia.

Case for Keystone XL has grown stronger, TransCanada tells Kerry

Canada is taking strong steps toward combating climate change, and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline crude oil pipeline remains in the US national interest, TransCanada Corp. said in a June 29 letter to US Sec. of State John F. Kerry and two senior State Department officials.

Natural gas opposition has shifted to transportation, speakers say

Opposition to natural gas projects has moved from exploration and production to transportation, speakers said during a discussion on Capitol Hill of US gas infrastructure needs. 

OGJ Newsletter

International news for oil and gas professionals

PHMSA proposes pipeline accident notification regulations

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed new federal oil and gas pipeline accident and notification regulations. Operators would be required to notify the National Response Center (NRC) of a release at the earliest practicable time following its confirmed discovery, but not more than an hour after that point, the US Department of Transportation agency said on July 1.

FourPoint Energy to acquire Anadarko basin assets from Chesapeake

FourPoint Energy LLC, a privately owned Denver company, plans to acquire oil and gas assets from Chesapeake Energy Corp. subsidiaries Chesapeake Exploration LLC and CHK Cleveland Tonkawa LLC for $840 million.

Puma Energy completes purchase of Murco’s UK refinery, terminals

Singapore-based Puma Energy Group Pte. has completed its purchase of UK midstream and downstream assets from Murco Petroleum Ltd., a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corp., including the shuttered 135,000-b/d Milford Haven refinery at Pembrokeshire, on the west coast of Wales.

BP to settle federal, state Deepwater Horizon claims for $18.7 billion

BP Exploration & Production Inc. has agreed in principle to settle all federal and state claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident and subsequent oil spill with payments over 18 years totaling $18.7 billion.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices plummet on crude inventory build, Iran deadline extension

Oil prices plummeted more than $2/bbl July 1 to settle at a 2-month low on the New York market after a weekly government report showed the first rise in US crude inventories in 9 weeks.

Market Connections

https://external-careers-sodexoremote.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435831058&mobile=false&width=940&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

Sodexo is Hiring Cooks, Bakers, Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers

Sodexo is Hiring Cooks, Bakers, Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers Full benefit package Must be able to work any shift, day, night and weekends,...
Vantage Drilling

Currently Hiring Positions in the Gulf of Mexico

Vantage Drilling is an international offshore drilling contractor which operates and manages a fleet of modern, high specification drilling rigs on...
Railroad Commission of Texas

NOW HIRING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Railroad Commission of Texas is NOW HIRING an Executive Director. The Commission is accepting applications for the position of Execu...
PUSHERS, DRILLERS, AND RIG HANDS NEEDED FOR LONG TERM PROJECT IN NEVADA.

PUSHERS, DRILLERS, AND RIG HANDS NEEDED FOR LONG TERM PROJECT IN NEVADA.

PUSHERS, DRILLERS, AND RIG HANDS NEEDED FOR LONG TERM PROJECT IN NEVADA. 14 ON 7 OFF. SEND RESUME TO BEATHJIM@YAHOO.COM
Offshore Catering Jobs Available. Offshore Experience Required. Cooks, UTs (Housekeeper/Janitorial), Bakers (Pastry Chefs), Executive Stewards. How to Apply: www.essgulf.com

Offshore Catering Jobs Available

Offshore Catering Jobs Available. Offshore Experience Required. Cooks, UTs (Housekeeper/Janitorial), Bakers (Pastry Chefs), Executive Stewards. How...
Stay Connected