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Exploration & Production

OPEC Chief: Deeper Oil Cut An Option

Cartel’s next meeting will consider its forecast for a weaker-than-expected global economy in 2020.

October 10, 2019

Policy & Regulations

Alberta Moves Closer To Creating ‘Energy War Room'

The government of Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, on Oct. 9 took the first steps towards establishing its so-called 'energy war room' aimed at boosting the image of the oil and gas industry.

October 9, 2019

Business

Opinion: Big Oil Should Rebel Against Its Customers

Given that the world will rely on fossil fuels for decades, even with the most stringent government policies to reduce energy use, oil companies face their own climate emergency. How can they retain social legitimacy?

October 9, 2019

Investment

Shell Urges Collaboration With Other Industries To Tackle Emissions

Oil and gas companies have come under huge public and investor pressure in recent years to reduce carbon emissions from their operations and the products they sell.

October 9, 2019

Infrastructure

Trump's Fast-Tracking Of Pipelines Hits Legal Roadblocks

The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has hit a roadblock in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction.

October 9, 2019

International

Perry Recommended IHS Markit’s Daniel Yergin, Former Ambassador For Ukraine Reforms: Source

Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's administration talk with Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize winning energy historian and vice chairman of IHS Markit, and Carlos Pascual, a former ambassador to Ukraine, on energy reforms, a U.S. Energy Department official said on Oct. 7.

October 7, 2019

Business

From OGI Editor-In-Chief: Your License To Operate Might Be Expiring

Some Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning to ban hydraulic fracturing within the oil and gas industry nationwide if elected in 2020. What if?

October 7, 2019

Exploration & Production

Trump Administration Opens Up Oil Drilling On Federal Land In California

The BLM has not held a lease sale in California since 2013, when a judge ruled that the agency illegally issued leases without analyzing the environmental impact of fracking.

October 7, 2019

Crude Oil

Report: Iran Will Use Every Means Possible To Export Its Oil

Iran will not succumb to U.S. pressure and will use every possible way to export its oil, Iranian Oil Ministry's website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Oct. 6.

October 6, 2019

Policy & Regulations

Exxon Mobil Bars Use Of Oil Tankers Linked To Venezuela

Exxon Mobil Corp. this week banned the use of vessels linked to oil flows from Venezuela in the last year, according to four people familiar with the matter, putting new pressure on the U.S. sanctioned country and on global crude freight rates.

October 4, 2019