- Florida lawmakers ask DOI to keep eastern gulf off-limits to oil, gas leasing
US Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and 16 members of the US House of
Representatives from the Sunshine State urged US Sec. of the Interior
Ryan Zinke to keep the eastern Gulf of Mexico closed to oil and gas
activity if he decides to develop a new 2017-2...
- Statoil wildcat finds oil, gas east of Gimle field
An exploratory well drilled by Statoil Petroleum AS in the Norwegian
North Sea was not formation tested, but preliminary calculations
indicate recoverable resources of 1-3 million cu m of oil equivalent.
- New Zealand opens 2017 exploration permit round
The New Zealand government is hoping for a more positive industry
response to its latest exploration permit round than it received in
- Drilling & Production
- BHI: US rig count records another 20-unit jump, tops 800 mark
The US count of active drilling rigs climbed 20 units to 809 during the week ended Mar. 24, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.
- Assala Energy to buy Shell’s Gabon onshore interests for $587 million
Assala Energy Holdings Ltd., a portfolio company of global alternative asset manager Carlyle Group, has agreed to acquire all of Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s onshore oil and gas operations and related infrastructure in Gabon for $587 million.
- API: US petroleum demand highest for February since 2008
Total US petroleum deliveries, a measure of demand, moved up 0.1% in February compared with a year ago to average 19.7 million b/d, marking the highest February deliveries since 2008, according to the latest report from the American Petroleum Institu...
- American Petroleum Institute
- Energy Year in Review
Despite occasional policy obstacles, the U.S. energy revolution continues to enhance America’s economic and national security and deliver major benefits to consumers, the environment and manufacturers. With commonsense, market-based, consu...
- Energy is All Around the Holidays
Everywhere you go, whatever you do, energy – anchored by abundant U.S. oil and natural gas – is making life warmer, easier, healthier and more enjoyable. Let’s mark the holidays with a look at just a few of the gifts we enjoy, from the energy t...
- New U.S. Energy Course Starts Offshore
We need to change our course on energy – in offshore policy and other areas – to benefit American consumers, U.S. businesses, our economy and the country’s energy security. Given the fact it takes years to realize the benefits of of...