- Trump signs executive order to begin reversing Obama OCS decisions
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order
that reverses his predecessor’s Arctic offshore oil and gas leasing ban
and directs Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke to allow responsible development
of other US offshore areas’ energy resources. Oil...
- Pemex acquires seismic data for southern Gulf of Mexico
Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) will study the Salina del Istmo
province in the southern Gulf of Mexico in a multiclient 3D wide azimuth
survey covering deep and shallow-water areas near the Cantarell and
- Senate Democrats introduce bill to preserve 2017-22 OCS program
US Senate Democrats introduced a bill on Apr. 27 to preserve the 2017-22 Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas program a day before President Donald J. Trump was expected to issue an executive order for it to be reviewed, and a day after congressional ...
- Drilling & Production
- BHI: US rig count up double digits for 12th time in 15-week hot streak
The US tally of active drilling rigs increased by 13 to 870 during the week ended Apr. 28, marking the 12th double-digit rise during 15 straight weeks of gains, according to Baker Hughes Inc. data.
- Group raises its Canadian drilling outlook
Canadian oil and gas drilling is brisker than expected after work seasons in 2015 and 2016 that the Petroleum Services Association of Canada describes as “difficult to say the very least.”
- Pengrowth to sell remaining Swan Hills assets in north-central Alberta
Pengrowth Energy Corp., Calgary, is selling its remaining Swan Hills assets in north-central Alberta for $185 million (Can.).
- 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...