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Excusive Q&A: Attracting the 'Best and Brightest' to the Energy Industry [WATCH]

Stephanie Hertzog, CEO of energy and resources North America at Sodexo, believes that while the push for renewable energy will persist over the coming years, the need for fossil fuels will continue driving the shale industry.

Marketed: Point Energy Partners Operating Ward County 24-Well Package

Point Energy Partners Operating LLC retained EnergyNet for the sale of an overriding royalty interest in a 24-well package plus seven DUCs located across the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring formations in Ward County, Texas.

Oilfield Service Outlook: Earnings Will be Driven by Everything, Everywhere, All at Once

International growth, along with offshore and strength in North America, propelled fourth quarter and 2022 earnings for oilfield service companies SLB, Baker Hughes and Halliburton.

French Prosecutor Investigates Greenwashing Allegations Against TotalEnergies

The investigation into TotalEnergies was opened in December 2021, on a complaint filed in 2020, but was only confirmed on Jan. 26.

Women in Energy: Jill McMillan-Melott, Tailwater Capital

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Jill McMillan-Melott, managing director and head of communications and public affairs at Tailwater Capital.

Energy Transition in Motion (Week of Jan. 27, 2023): Advancing Projects, Investment

Here’s a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including a $3.6 billion gigafactory expansion and a massive partnership for solar panels in the U.S.

US Drillers Leave Oil, Gas Rigs Unchanged: Baker Hughes

The U.S. oil and gas rig count remains steady at 771 in the week ending Jan. 27, according to Baker Hughes.

TotalEnergies EP Canada Acquiring 6.65% Additional Interest in Fort Hills Project

The acquisition is ahead of TotalEnergies’ planned spin-off of the Canadian company.

Chevron Appoints Mark A. Nelson Vice Chairman

With more than 35 years of experience with Chevron, Mark A. Nelson will take on additional responsibilities with the added role of vice chairman.

Ecopetrol Says CEO Bayon to Leave his Post on March 31

Felipe Bayon's departure comes amid tension between the oil sector and the Colombian government.

ICE to Open London Gas Hub, Creating Route Around EU Price Cap

The London market would not be subject to the EU's gas price cap and will provide an option against possible trading prevention and risk exposure.

Asian Spot Prices Extend Downtrend, Tracking Lower Prices in Europe

"The market has continued to weaken, mainly driven by a lack of demand from Asia, however the lower pricing has created opportunity for southeast Asia who we've seen issuing tenders," Trident LNG's Toby Copson said.

Marketed: Sue-Ann Operating North Penwell Unit

Sue-Ann Operating retained EnergyNet for the sale of its non-operated working interest in the North Penwell Unit in Ector County, Texas.

Tech Over Trial-and-Error: Improving Near-Well Bore Completions

Drill2Frac’s FlowFX solution helps fine-tune completion designs by modeling parameters such as the number of perf clusters and length of stages.

Marketed: Lone Oaks Minerals West Virginia 13-Well Package

Lone Oak Minerals retained EnergyNet for the sale of a RI and NPRI 13-well package located in Wetzel County, W.V.

Oil Prices Firm on Upbeat US Economic Data

Buoyed by unexpected U.S. economic growth, Brent crude futures rose to $88.64/bbl while U.S. crude was up to $82.18/bbl.

Marketed: Overton Energy Investments VI Big Eagle 27 Opportunity

Overton Energy Investments VI LLC retained EnergyNet for the sale of its Big Eagle 27 Federal 1H well located in the Permian Basin.

Shell Considers Exiting UK, German, Dutch Energy Retail Businesses

Shell has launched a strategic review of its businesses in Britain, the Netherlands and Germany over the next few months to determine its best course of action.

Q&A: Dan Pickering Talks M&A, U.S. Production Growth and the Energy Transition

Dan Pickering, Chief Investment Officer of Pickering Energy Partners (PEP), discusses U.S. production and  M&A after a “funky and weird” 2022 and sees the U.S. shale boom settling into a “shale business.”

Women in Energy: Sarah Magruder, Savvy Oil & Gas Consulting

Today's featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Sarah Magruder, founder, owner, president and CEO of Savvy Oil & Gas Consulting.

Imperial Moves on CA$720 Million Investment in Renewable Diesel Facility

Imperial Oil Ltd. is moving forward with a CA$720 million (US$560 million) investment in the renewable diesel facility at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton, Alberta, to supply British Columbia and support the province’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

NextEra Energy Sees Renewables, Storage Growth Ahead

NextEra Energy has raised financial growth and development expectations for its clean energy business unit, looking to take advantage of federal incentives.

Apex Clean Energy Awards $1.2 Million to Conservation Efforts

Apex Clean Energy’s conservation grant program funds preservation and environmental remediation near the company’s clean energy projects.

Feds Approve Preliminary Restart of Freeport LNG’s Texas Facility

Freeport has yet to seek permission from federal regulators to restart the liquefaction trains, and analysts have said they expect most of the plant's production to remain offline until March or later.

Duke Energy Begins Operating Idaho's Largest Solar Plant

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions' 120-megawatt Jackpot Solar facility is the company's first utility-scale renewable energy project and Idaho's largest solar project.

Women in Energy: Alisa Lukash, Rystad Energy

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Alisa Lukash, vice president and head of climate policy research at Rystad Energy.

US Energy Department to Allocate $118 Million to Biofuels Projects

"DOE investments are helping to build out a domestic bioenergy supply chain that increases America's energy independence, creates jobs, and accelerates the adoption of cleaner fuels for our transportation needs," U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm said.

Exclusive: Civitas' Consolidation, Operational Execution [WATCH]

Marianella Foschi, CFO of Civitas Resources Inc., believes that the oil and gas industry is headed in the direction of higher efficiency and lower costs through M&A and embracing cleaner and safer practices.

Chevron's 5th and 6th Cargoes of Venezuelan Oil Soon to Depart

Chevron's supply contract is among a few that have not been suspended after last week's PDVSA-ordered freeze on most contracts until a general audit is done.

Andros Capital Partners Closes Second Energy Fund at $750 Million

Citing the recovery of hydrocarbon demand, Andros Capital will target middle-market private equity, credit transactions between $100 million to $500 million with energy Fund II.