Health, Safety & Environment

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Drilling

API Updates Manufacturing Standard for Onshore, Offshore Steel Structures

API recently released the fifth edition of Specification 4F, a manufacturing standard that applies to both onshore and offshore well structures to ensure operational safety and sustainability.

July 10, 2020

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Despite DAPL Setback, Energy Transfer Vows to Keep Fighting

A day after Dominion and Duke canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline as litigation mounted, the industry again finds itself confounded by permitting issues.

July 7, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Pennsylvania Grand Jury Finds Government Failures during Fracking Boom

The announcement followed previous criminal findings by the grand jury against two fracking companies—Range Resources and Cabot Oil & Gas —for repeated violations of Pennsylvania environmental laws.

June 25, 2020

Unconventional , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Colorado Activists Revive Anti-fracking Ballot Initiative

The drive marks the third try in four years to tighten oil and gas drilling regulations in Colorado, which is the fifth largest oil-producing U.S. state.

June 25, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

Midstream Business: The ESG Pieces

Growing investor interest offers midstream companies the opportunity to highlight positive practices that have become corporate priorities.

June 24, 2020

Health, Safety & Environment

US Warns of Pirates in Southern Gulf of Mexico

The overall risk level for Mexico remained the same in the bulletin, but the warning comes after a number of reported incidents in recent months including an attack in November on an Italian flagged vessel off the state of Campeche.

June 18, 2020

Policy & Regulations , Methane , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

Regulatory Review: Midstream Matters to Watch amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought new legislative and regulatory challenges for the midstream. Here's an overview of some of them.

June 18, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Coalition Gives Texas Oil Regulators Blueprint to Reducing Flaring

A flaring matrix, seen as a key component of the proposed plan, gives oil and gas operators several options based on their situations.

June 16, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Permian Basin Flaring Puts Value of Natural Gas in Spotlight

A recent report sheds light on best practices of Permian operators that include Chevron Corp.

June 16, 2020

Public Capital , Investment , International , Health, Safety & Environment

Study: ‘Terminal Decline’ of Fossil Fuel Industry Risks New Financial Crisis

Whether and how fossil fuel demand may rebound after the pandemic is hotly contested, with many projections assuming that demand for oil, in particular, could steadily return as lockdowns lift.

June 4, 2020