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EIA: Brent dominates US gasoline price movements, not WTI

A recent study from the US Energy Information Administration would appear to weaken the argument that lifting the ban on US crude oil exports would raise domestic gasoline prices.

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures close out October lower

The New York Mercantile Exchange December crude oil contract fell 58¢ on Oct. 31, closing at $80.54/bbl. The January 2015 contract fell 48¢ to $80.42/bbl.

A Republican priority

The possibility that elections this month will give Republicans control of both houses of Congress raises hope for an overdue taming of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Europe hikes stakes in costly quest for climate leadership

"No player in the world is as ambitious as the [European Union]," declared European Commission Pres. Jose Manuel Barroso after the EU extended and toughened its targets for greenhouse-gas emissions. Are non-EU "players" supposed feel chastened by that?

Study finds simulation flaws in multiphase environment

Olga software can be used to simulate multiphase pipeline flow at a wide range of rates without the need to match results to field data.

BOEM releases draft SEIS for 2008 Chukchi Sea lease sale

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Outer Continental Shelf Leas Sale No. 193, which originally was held in 2008.

Singlet oxygen chemistry

Approximately 1 year ago, a letter in this journal proposed a chemical solution for the 100-year-old problem of the chemical origin of engine knock (OGJ, Sept. 2, 2013, p. 18).

Survey explains industry trends

Energy executives believe that the rate of innovation in the industry is increasing and the innovations that use a variety of new or existing technologies will bring the most dramatic change, according to the 2014 Oil & Gas Technology Radar survey conducted by Lloyd's Register Energy.

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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.

Shell seeks 5-year extension on leases in Beaufort, Chukchi seas

Shell Offshore Co. has requested a 5-year extension of its federal offshore leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas offshore Alaska.

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.

New well-productivity data provide US shale potential insights

The US has 13 shale plays with major oil and gas resources. Two of them-Bakken and Eagle Ford-account for about 75% of the country's shale oil output

Interpretation-ready datasets unlock exploration, development potential

Correctness, accuracy, and precision of raw data are critical for accurate petrophysical analysis; otherwise the interpretation of the rocks and fluids that comprise layers in the subsurface could lead to unprofitable development decisions.

Neste Oil plans integration of Finnish refining operations

Neste Oil Corp. plans to invest €500 million in a program designed to consolidate and optimize performance of its Finnish refineries as part of an effort to keep the company's European operations competitive.

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