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Shell is taking small steps toward a future dominated by electric cars, renewable energy and carbon constraints.
Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft resolves its dispute over financial derivatives with the country's largest lender, Sberbank.
Oil producers are unlikely to significantly expand drilling budgets this year despite the recent run-up in crude prices, Liberty Oilfield Services' CEO says.
Oil prices rose for a sixth day after Russia's oil minister said that global crude supplies were 'not balanced yet.'
Ohio environmental regulators told federal energy regulators the state has significant concerns about the potential for a spill from Energy Transfer Partners' drilling.
Nigeria's state oil firm says the supply of gas had not been affected by an explosion the previous day on a major pipeline.
Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation plc reveals that Julie Robertson will succeed David Williams as the company's new chairman, president and CEO.
The Iraqi oil ministry says 26 companies have qualified to bid for oil and gas blocks in border areas.
Energy firms in Canada almost doubled the number of rigs drilling for oil this week to the highest level in 10 months.
Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation plc reveals that Julie Robertson will succeed David Williams as the company's new chairman, president and CEO.
Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation plc reveals that Julie Robertson will succeed David Williams as the company's new chairman, president and CEO.
Oil producers are unlikely to significantly expand drilling budgets this year despite the recent run-up in crude prices, Liberty Oilfield Services' CEO says.
Energy regulators reject Williams Cos' request to overturn New York's denial of a water permit for the company's proposed Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to NY.
Oil and gas services company Aker Solutions successfully completes a $188 million (NOK 1.5 billion) senior unsecured bond issue.
Oil and gas majors will continue to strengthen investment into renewable energy and low carbon technology through 2018.
Japan's Coast Guard says a stricken Iranian oil tanker has drifted away from the Chinese coast and into Japan's exclusive economic zone.
Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is closing his hedge fund, saying trading in oil has lost its luster.
Oil and gas services company Aker Solutions successfully completes a $188 million (NOK 1.5 billion) senior unsecured bond issue.
Oil prices rose above $70 per barrel for the first time since 2014, but some traders are sounding a warning.
Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is closing his hedge fund, saying trading in oil has lost its luster.
The Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields resume production following the successful repair of the Forties Pipeline System.
Asian spot LNG prices rose this week on falling production from Russia, Angola and Malaysia in an already tight market.
Oil and gas majors will continue to strengthen investment into renewable energy and low carbon technology through 2018.
Oil prices rose for a sixth day after Russia's oil minister said that global crude supplies were 'not balanced yet.'
Energy firms in Canada almost doubled the number of rigs drilling for oil this week to the highest level in 10 months.
China's natural gas imports soared to a record in December as the country battled a winter supply crunch.
After a disappointing year for drillers, Norwegian authorities are reviewing their hopes.
Oil prices rose above $70 per barrel for the first time since 2014, but some traders are sounding a warning.
The Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields resume production following the successful repair of the Forties Pipeline System.
After a disappointing year for drillers, Norwegian authorities are reviewing their hopes.
The Iraqi oil ministry says 26 companies have qualified to bid for oil and gas blocks in border areas.
Oil and gas services company Aker Solutions successfully completes a $188 million (NOK 1.5 billion) senior unsecured bond issue.
Oil briefly topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei says he is not concerned with the current oil price.
For US shale drillers who have seen prices climb almost 50% in six months, it's been largely a rig-less recovery.
Beach Energy Ltd makes a new gas field discovery at Haselgrove-3 ST1, which is located in the onshore Otway Basin in South Australia.
BP selects Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Phase 2 of the Khazzan Project in the Sultanate of Oman.
Twenty-two Democratic US senators joined the chorus of local representatives seeking exemptions from Interior Secretary Zinke's proposed offshore plan.
Oil briefly topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years.
Poland's dominant gas firm PGNiG plans to spend half of 2017 profit on dividend, CEO Piotr Wozniak told Reuters on Thursday.
Premier Oil is planning to ramp up production from the Catcher field in the North Sea to 60,000 barrels of oil per day.
Average gasoline price in US is still low compared to other OECD countries.
Average gasoline price in US is still low compared to other OECD countries.
Shell's chemical plant in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Beach Energy Ltd makes a new gas field discovery at Haselgrove-3 ST1, which is located in the onshore Otway Basin in South Australia.
BP selects Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Phase 2 of the Khazzan Project in the Sultanate of Oman.
Norwegian production will continue to increase to 2023, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
Black & Veatch survey reveals extent of resistance to pipeline projects.
Crude oil prices jumped and settled near three-year highs.
An Aberdeen City Council document highlights that 5,500 further jobs are expected to be lost in the city's energy sector by 2027.
Noble Group is closing down its London oil desk and winding down its Asia oil operations, sources familiar with the matter say.
Governors and other officials from several US coastal states ramp pressure on the Trump administration to exempt their waters from an offshore drilling plan.
KCA Deutag appoints Albert Allan as the new senior vice president of RDS, the company's rig design and engineering subsidiary.
Aberdeen-headquartered services company, TWMA, secures a 3 year contract with Total.
Iraq will ask foreign oil companies operating in the country to build housing for Iraqis employed on their projects.
Executives also observe shift in crude price driving factors.
KCA Deutag appoints Albert Allan as the new senior vice president of RDS, the company's rig design and engineering subsidiary.
Executives also observe shift in crude price driving factors.
An Aberdeen City Council document highlights that 5,500 further jobs are expected to be lost in the city's energy sector by 2027.
Aberdeen-headquartered services company, TWMA, secures a 3 year contract with Total.
Ineos Shale, along with its co-venture partner Reach, is challenging the Scottish government's effective ban on onshore unconventional oil and gas development.
The Trump administration's proposal could unlock up to 65 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
Ineos Shale, along with its co-venture partner Reach, is challenging the Scottish government's effective ban on onshore unconventional oil and gas development.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate confirms the successful acquisition of around 4,500 kilometres of new 2D seismic data offshore Norway.
Norwegian oil companies and their suppliers will hire more people in the coming years, Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy says.
Independent Oilfield Services is proceeding with a $4 million expansion after securing 2 new contracts worth more than $16 million.
Following the release of the latest results at the KSR-16 well in Morocco, SDX Energy Inc President and CEO Paul Welch says the business is 'very confident' it can deliver on its forecast gas sales rates.
Ben Dell doesn't just want to change how oilfield executives are paid. He thinks there could be a lot fewer of them around.
Kreuz Subsea, a global subsea services company, secures the 'most financially significant' contract its history.
Kreuz Subsea, a global subsea services company, secures the 'most financially significant' contract its history.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate confirms the successful acquisition of around 4,500 kilometres of new 2D seismic data offshore Norway.
Independent Oilfield Services is proceeding with a $4 million expansion after securing 2 new contracts worth more than $16 million.
SandRidge Energy Inc's biggest shareholder, Carl Icahn, called on Tuesday for the replacement of two directors.
Oil's price rally this year to its highest since May 2015 may seem a source of glee for OPEC.
Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday, with US crude touching its highest since December 2014.
Following the release of the latest results at the KSR-16 well in Morocco, SDX Energy Inc President and CEO Paul Welch says the business is 'very confident' it can deliver on its forecast gas sales rates.
SOCO International evaluating a merger with Middle East oil and gas firm Kuwait Energy.
Aqualis Offshore, a marine and offshore engineering consultancy, expands its service offering to include drilling rig inspections.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) grants its first drilling permit of 2018 to Lundin Norway AS for well 16/4-11.
For Big Oil, the US tax overhaul is turning out to be a mixed bag, especially for companies that drill overseas.
KrisEnergy Ltd appoints Chris Ong Leng Yeow, CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, as a non-executive director.
Discussions with potential offerors China Great United Petroleum (Holding) Limited (CGUP) and Geron Energy Investment (Geron) have been terminated, San Leon confirms.
Saudi Arabia changes the status of its national oil giant Aramco to a joint-stock company as of Jan. 1.
The results of Cabot Energy plc's 10-32 sidetrack well in Canada have 'exceeded expectations'.
Lekoil reveals that 197 square kilometers of 3D seismic data will be acquired at the Otakikpo Marginal Field in OML 11.
There are early signs that the global exploration sector may soon return to profit.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate confirms that Statoil Petroleum AS has come up dry in well 15/6-14 S.
Green Dragon Gas Ltd changes its name.
Royal Dutch Shell plc completes the sale of the first phase of its Hong Kong and Macau LPG marketing business to DCC LPG.
Gulfport Energy Corp has recruited Noble Energy Inc's head of Texas operations.
Seismic surveyor Spectrum's 4Q revenue surge reflects a shift among oil firms towards more exploration, its chief executive told Reuters.
Indonesia's 'embattled' exploration and production sector is in 'dire' need of additional investment, according to BMI Research.
Petrobras agrees to pay $2.95 billion to settle a US class action brought by investors.
Weatherford International plc completes the sale of its U.S. pressure pumping and pump-down perforating assets to a subsidiary of Schlumberger Limited.
Algeria needs to exploit its shale gas resources to offset a surge in local energy consumption that is eating into vital exports.
The US oil rig count rose by about 42% by end-2017 compared to the corresponding period last year, as energy companies boosted spending amid a recovery in crude prices.
Rigzone reveals some of its most-read articles written by staff in 2017.
The need for enhanced business intelligence and operations is driving this surge.
Rigzone reveals some of its most-read articles written by staff in 2017.