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Canadian Superior's Bounty finds gas off Trinidad

Aug 14, 2008 Canadian Superior has reported a major natural gas discovery on Intrepid Block 5(c) off eastern Trinidad and Tobago.

Apex Oil to pay for Illinois pollution cleanup

Aug 11, 2008 Apex Oil Co. Inc. has been ordered to clean up contamination from its former refining operations in Hartford, Ill., the US Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency jointly announced July 29.

July was bad for oil

Aug 11, 2008 US crude dropped $15.92/bbl in July for the biggest dollar loss in a single month since it began trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Murphy Oil makes executive changes

Aug 7, 2008 Murphy Oil Corp. announced that Claiborne P. Deming, president and chief executive officer of the company since 1994, will retire effective Dec. 31.

Norwood names Grellman VP of operations

Aug 5, 2008 Norwood Resources Ltd., Nicaragua operator based in Vancouver, BC, has named David Grellman as vice-president operations.

Apex Oil to pay for Illinois pollution cleanup

Aug 5, 2008 Apex Oil has been ordered to clean up contamination from its former refining operations in Hartford, Ill., the US DOJ and EPA jointly announced July 29.

July was bad for oil

Aug 4, 2008 US crude dropped $15.92/bbl in July for the biggest dollar loss in a single month since it began trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Modified cycles, adsorbents improve gas treatment, increase mol-sieve life

Aug 4, 2008 Natural gas treatment often uses adsorbents for contaminant removal. Special materials, such as molecular sieves, remove sulfur-containing impurities like mercaptans, as well as water vapor.

MARKET WATCH: Gasoline draw pushes up oil prices

Jul 31, 2008 Crude prices shot up July 30, wiping out losses from the July 29 trading session that had exceeded the July 28 rebound from the previous week's large declines.

MODELING GULF OF MEXICO LOST PRODUCTION—2: Model framework can aid decision on redevelopment

Jul 14, 2008 Most of the destroyed infrastructure from the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons in the Gulf of Mexico were mature assets low on their production curve.

PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: EnCana names executives for newly split companies

Jul 14, 2008 Canadian oil and gas firm EnCana Corp., which in May announced a bifurcation of its oil and gas businesses into separate companies, has designated the executives who will head the new firms.

Cracked pipe caused propane fire at Valero McKee refinery, CSB says

Jul 11, 2008 Water which leaked through a valve, froze and cracked an out-of-service section of piping was the likely cause of a Feb. 16, 2007 fire at a Texas oil refinery, the US Chemical Safety Board said.

Medco Energi appoints vice-presidents

Jul 8, 2008 Medco Energi US has appointed four vice-presidents in a realignment of executive positions.

MODELING GULF OF MEXICO LOST PRODUCTION—1: Field redevelopment economics and storm impact assessment

Jul 7, 2008 The oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico has the greatest weather exposure in the world and is vulnerable to a range of losses that include physical damage and destruction, business interruption, and pollution liability.

Constraints in worldwide refining capacity

Jul 7, 2008 The US currently consumes about 20.5 million b/d of petroleum and produces about 8.5 million b/d, including natural gas liquids and processing gains.

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