Oil

First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 4 reports

Hurricane Energy to appraise Lancaster oil field west of Shetland

Offshore staffGODALMING, UK – Hurricane Energy says the semisubmersible Transocean Sedco 712 is mobilizing for appraisal drilling on the basement Lancaster oil discovery west of Shetland .SPD will provide well construction and project management services ... [Published Offshore oil and gas - 27 mins ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 41 mins ago - 3 reports

Oil and gas: AER accepts heavy oil emissions recommendations

The Alberta Energy Regulator has accepted all recommendations within its jurisdiction made by the independent panel examining odours and emissions from heavy oil operations in the Peace River area. ... [Published Penn Energy - 41 mins ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 43 mins ago - 3 reports

Court Upholds EPA’s Mercury Emissions Standards for Power Plants

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the first ever national standards to reduce mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal and oil-fired power plants. Since the implementation of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, the EPA has been ... [Published Care2 - 43 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 9 reports

Brent Oil Rises Close To $110 On Ukraine Ten...

April 16 (Reuters) - Brent crude rose toward $110 a barrel on Wednesday on mounting tensions in Ukraine, while prices for U.S. oil were nearly unchanged after a report showed a huge build in stockpiles, which canceled out geopolitical concerns.Ukrainian ... [Published Rigzone - 49 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 4 reports

US federal gas output lags that of private property: report

Although overall US natural gas production has dramatically increasedeach year since 2009, production on federal lands has declined each year overthe same period, with much of the decline attributed to a 50% drop in offshoregas production, according to ... [Published Platts - 49 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

US Fracking Boom Creating Crisis of Illegal Toxic Dumping

Toxic materials from gas drilling industry creating 'legacy of radioactivity'- Jacob Chamberlain, staff writerHundreds of irradiated “filter socks” dumped in an abandoned building found by North Dakota officials on Feb. 28 (Source: North Dakota Dept of ... [Published Common Dreams - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

S Sudan rebels claim capture of key oil town - Africa

South Sudanese rebels say they have seized the capital of oil-producing Unity state, Bentiu, and have warned oil firms to pack up and leave within a week. Thousands of people have been killed and more than one million displaced since fighting erupted ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Moily accused of allocating oil field to Essar at cheap rate

Press Trust of IndiaNew Delhi, April 16The AAP today alleged that the Union Oil and Petroleum Minister Verappa Moily was planning to allocate an oil field off the Bombay High to the Essar Group at dirt cheap price.AAP leader Mr Prashant Bhushan said this ... [Published The Statesman - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

U.S. Crude Oil Supplies Jump 2.6%

U.S. crude oil supplies jumped 10 million barrels (2.6%) for the week ending April 11, according to an Energy Information Administration report (link opens a PDF) released today.After increasing 4 million barrels the previous week, oil inventories continued ... [Published Motley Fool - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Oil Minister: Restart Of Libya's Oil Output ...

TRIPOLI/LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - Libya's oil minister said on Wednesday there was no clear timetable for the resumption of steady oil output as an end to the stand-off with rebels could still falter and the 9-month port shutdown may have damaged some ... [Published Rigzone - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

One more time: Natural gas is not good for the environment (yet)

As I've written before, one of the most environmentally damaging — and least publicized — consequences of drilling for natural gas is the release of methane. Natural gas burns cleaner than any other traditional fuel, but is composed mostly of methane, ... [Published The Week Magazine - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 10 reports

South Sudan rebels warn oil firms after recapturing Bentiu

ADDIS ABABA — South Sudanese rebels said on Tuesday that they have seized the capital of oil-producing Unity state, Bentiu, and warned oil firms to pack up and leave within a week.Thousands of people have been killed and more than 1-million displaced ... [Published BDlive - 17 hours ago]

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...It is ours,' said Shetlander Hazel Mackenzie, 43, who works in the livestock auction house in Shetland's main town of Lerwick. "If we could have all the revenue from all the oil then we could probably be very self-sufficient."
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"The general public is more concerned about who's minding the store, now more than ever" she said
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Authorities drilling 15 wells in north to meet ... [Published Jordan Times - 40 mins ago]
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Oil and gas: AER accepts heavy oil emissions re... [Published Penn Energy - 41 mins ago]
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Fertiliser producers lobby for enhanced gas sup... [Published The Express Tribune - 46 mins ago]
Conservancy district may reduce property fees d... [Published Newark Advocate - 47 mins ago]
Oil holds steady as Ukraine tensions put an end... [Published Proactive Investors Australia - 47 mins ago]
Crude oil remains near US$104 a barrel despite ... [Published 610 CKTB - 47 mins ago]
US federal gas output lags that of private prop... [Published Platts - 49 mins ago]
Brent Oil Rises Close To $110 On Ukraine Ten... [Published Rigzone - 49 mins ago]
Gas prices skyrocket overnight [Published 570News - 49 mins ago]
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After two sales, income from Crown land disposi... [Published Estevan Mercury - 56 mins ago]
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Cost of oil transported by pipelines up 60% in ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
CALGARY •It’s getting more expensive to export a barrel of oil from Canada by pipeline. A combination of higher costs for system expansions, larger payouts to landowners and more strident regulatory conditions is pushing up fees charged by pipeline ...
North Dakota Finds Itself Unprepared To Handle ... [Published Think Progress - 2 hours ago]
Bags full of radioactive waste in an abandoned North Dakota building. CREDIT: AP Photo/Courtesy of the North Dakota Health Department, File) North Dakota recently discovered piles of garbage bags containing radioactive waste dumped by oil drillers ...
Oil and gas production on federal lands is in f... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - 3 hours ago]
'Suppressing development of the energy that all Americans own' ...
Here’s what fracking can do to your health [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 3 hours ago]
If you know one thing about fracking, it might be that the wells have been linked to explosive tap water. Of course, a tendency toward combustion isn’t the biggest problem with gas-infused water; it’s what could happen to you when you drink it. Although ...
BOOM: Texas crude production hits highest level... [Published Drudge Report Feed - 4 hours ago]
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Breakingviews: U.S. oil export duel [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 02 2014]
Oil tanker was hijacked by Libyan gunmen, capta... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 27 2014]
Barge leaks oil after collision in Houston Ship... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 23 2014]
Libya threatens to bomb North Korean tanker if ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 08 2014]
Oil, gas & grain unease over Ukraine [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 03 2014]
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What are the long term prospects for gas globally? [Published Platts - News - 6 hours ago]
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Production update March 2014 [Published GlobeNewswire: Public Affairs News - Apr 11 2014]
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Australia, the "new land of opportunity" for in... [Published Platts - News - Apr 10 2014]
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