US Oil Industry Loses Jobs While Other Sectors Gain

Political swing states are among those hardest hit as oil and gas employment continues to fall, analyst says.

July 6, 2020
US Oil Industry Loses Jobs While Other Sectors Gain

US Court Orders Dakota Access Oil Pipeline to be Shut Down, Emptied

DAPL is the largest oil pipeline running out of North Dakota’s Bakken shale basin and Native American tribes and environmental groups have long protested the line's construction.

July 6, 2020

Brazil’s Petrobras Hires New Satellite Service to Hasten Data Transmission

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras has hired a new satellite service capable of reducing data transmission timing by 75% between the company’s platforms and command centers, it said in a securities filing on July 3.

July 6, 2020

TDI-Brooks Completes GoM Coring Program for NOAA OER Expedition

TDI-Brooks was contracted by Coastal Environments Inc. and Gray & Pipe Inc., who received funding from NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, for this expedition on July 1.

July 6, 2020
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Equinor Awards Framework Contract for Statfjord North Sea Field

According to the agreement the parties will collaborate in new ways while carrying out the work on Statfjord safely and efficiently.

July 6, 2020
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Denmark Gives Nord Stream 2 Nod to Restart Pipeline Work

Action removes a key obstacle to bringing Russian gas to Europe.

July 6, 2020
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Completions & Production: Smart Tracers Sharpen E&P Industry’s Focus on Flow Mapping

By using a new, uniquely fingerprinted form of nanoparticles, E&P operators can more efficiently determine the best producing stages from the nonproducing ones in an unconventional well.

July 6, 2020
Completions & Production: Smart Tracers Sharpen E&P Industry’s Focus on Flow Mapping

Sasol Gives Up License to Seek Offshore Gas in Mozambique

Sasol was awarded the research license in 2005. In 2013 it abandoned the deepwater part of the license, retaining the shallow water allotment to assess its hydrocarbon potential.

July 6, 2020

Private Reserves: An Outlook from Private Oil Producers

Zero- and lightly levered private operators throughout U.S. oil basins are on the lookout to buy—and not just where they operate currently. These five producers—in Wyoming, Oklahoma, Colorado and South Texas—share their plans.

July 6, 2020
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Alberta Premier Looking for US Democratic Support of Keystone XL Pipeline

Earlier this year, Alberta had said it would invest $1.1 billion in Keystone XL and back TC Energy's $4.2 billion credit facility.

July 6, 2020

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys Dominion Gas Business Worth Nearly $10 Billion

The deal reflects a strategic repositioning by Dominion Energy on its regulated utility operations, according to CEO Thomas F. Farrell II, and also follows the company’s decision to cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

July 5, 2020
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys Dominion Gas Business Worth Nearly $10 Billion

Dominion, Duke Energy Cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy on July 5 announced the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threatens the economic viability of the project.

July 5, 2020