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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.

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.

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.

EIA: US crude oil exports, re-exports climb

According to the latest data from the US Census Bureau, US exports of crude oil reached 401,000 b/d in July—the highest level in 57 years and the second-highest monthly export volume for the US Energy Information Administration’s records dating back to 1920.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices for December drop nearly $2/bbl

Crude oil prices dropped nearly $2/bbl for December delivery on the New York market Oct. 22 after a weekly US government report showed a larger-than-expected increase in crude oil inventories.

Senator asks DOE secretary to reevaluate SPR

US Sen. Ronald L. Wyden (D-Ore.), who chaired the Energy and Natural Resources Committee before taking the Finance Committee’s helm in early February, urged the US Department of Energy to begin reevaluating the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve as the Government Accountability Office recommended in an Oct. 20 report.

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