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  1. EPA issues air permits to Shell for oil drilling offshore Alaska

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    Tue, 20 Sep 2011

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued final air quality permits Sept. 19 necessary for Shell Oil Co. to proceed with oil and natural gas exploration drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska using the Noble Discoverer drillship and a support fleet of icebreakers, oil spill response vessels, ...

  2. Land-based, oil drilling drive up US rig count to 1,771

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    Fri, 12 Apr 2013

    The US drilling rig count rose by 33 units during the week ended Apr. 12 to reach a total of 1,771 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. That compares with 1,950 rigs working in the comparable week last year.

  3. EPA issues air permits to Shell for oil drilling offshore Alaska

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2011

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued final air quality permits Sept. 19 necessary for Shell Oil Co. to proceed with oil and natural gas exploration drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska using the Noble Discoverer drillship and a support fleet of icebreakers, oil spill response vessels, ...

  4. Heritage Oil drilling in Kurdistan

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    Heritage Oil Ltd has commenced drilling the Miran West-1 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the first exploration well to be drilled on the Miran license.

  5. NY oil drilling ban moves forward

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2002

    US Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) said Thursday they are hopeful the full Senate will soon permanently ban oil and gas exploration and drilling in the 16,000-acre New York Finger Lakes National Forest.

  6. STATELINE MORROW OIL DRILLING ENLARGES JACE FIELD

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    Mon, 17 Jun 1991

    G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Excitement is building again in the Colorado-Kansas stateline play. Pennsylvanian Morrow oil reserves are being added at the southeastern end of the productive area, in Kiowa County, Colo., and Greeley County, Kan. The latest completions are 25-30 miles southeast

  7. API: 4Q 2011 US oil well completions top year-earlier total

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    Fri, 27 Jan 2012

    US oil drilling in fourth-quarter 2011 was up from a year earlier, the American Petroleum Institute said in its latest quarterly well completion

  8. API reports jump in 3Q oil well completions

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    Wed, 19 Oct 2011

    US oil drilling in this year’s third quarter climbed 16% from a year earlier, the American Petroleum Institute said in its latest quarterly

  9. Baker Hughes: Bakken formation, Eagle Ford shale drilling could slow

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    Mon, 23 Jul 2012

    The pace of oil drilling could slow in the Bakken formation in North Dakota and also in the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas if US prices were to drop below

  10. Industry climbs unconventional learning curves

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    Mon, 11 Oct 2010

    technical, geological, operational, and political learning curves in tackling the numerous US unconventional gas and oil drilling plays, speakers told PennWell Corp.'s Unconventional Gas International Conference & Exhibition in Fort Worth on

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