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An Accenture report finds there is additional value in digital technologies that refiners have not yet taken full advantage of.
Saudi Arabia plans to host a leaders' oil summit later this year for OPEC and non-OPEC countries participating in a supply cut pact, two sources familiar with the matter said.
BP, Repsol and Ineos outline how you can become indispensable at your company.
Enbridge endorsed either an underwater tunnel or trench to replace a section of its 65-year-old energy pipeline that travels under a stretch of the U.S. Great Lakes in Michigan.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada's largest alternative asset manager, may consider investing in the Trans Mountain pipeline - if it would produce an attractive return.
Centrica and Tokyo Gas have signed a non-binding agreement to buy liquefied natural gas from Anadarko Petroleum's Mozambique project, a move that will bring the US company closer to a final decision on the development.
U.S. energy companies added one oil rig this week, the fourth consecutive week of increases.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it cannot make large oil refineries blend additional biofuels into their gasoline to make up for volumes waived under the small refinery hardship waiver program, unless Congress authorizes it.
TransCanada Corp's Columbia Gas Transmission (TCO) unit said it fixed a section of the Leach Xpress natural gas pipeline downstream of a pipe blast in West Virginia.
An Accenture report finds there is additional value in digital technologies that refiners have not yet taken full advantage of.
Chevron Corp has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the second unit of its $34 billion Wheatstone development, marking the completion of its two megaprojects in Australia after cost-blowouts and delays.
SandRidge Energy Inc said it had been approached by 17 potential bidders for a buyout, including billionaire Carl Icahn who is fighting for control of the oil and gas producer's board.
Some Chinese biomass and waste-to-energy plants will no longer be eligible for renewable energy subsidies.
Port officials are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country's largest oil-export port - Corpus Christi, Texas - to handle a surge in U.S. shale production over the next five years.
Oasis Management has taken stakes in Japanese oil refiners Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd and Showa Shell Sekiyu, keen to encourage a proposed merger that has been opposed by Idemitsu's founding family.
U.S. energy companies added one oil rig this week, the fourth consecutive week of increases.
BP, Repsol and Ineos outline how you can become indispensable at your company.
Oil prices fall more than $2 a barrel after two of the world's biggest producers indicated they might increase output at next week's OPEC meeting.
SandRidge Energy Inc said it had been approached by 17 potential bidders for a buyout, including billionaire Carl Icahn who is fighting for control of the oil and gas producer's board.
Uruguay will move toward a permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks as other Latin American countries have done, after an April auction failed to attract bids.
Uruguay will move toward a permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks as other Latin American countries have done, after an April auction failed to attract bids.
Port officials are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country's largest oil-export port - Corpus Christi, Texas - to handle a surge in U.S. shale production over the next five years.
Saudi Arabia plans to host a leaders' oil summit later this year for OPEC and non-OPEC countries participating in a supply cut pact, two sources familiar with the matter said.
BP, Repsol and Ineos outline how you can become indispensable at your company.
Norway's energy minister will meet with companies to discuss the potential construction of offshore floating wind farms.
After spending a decade and billions of dollars developing Australia's vast gas reserves, Chevron and Woodside are at odds over the pace and timing of the next leg of expansion.
Oil prices fall more than $2 a barrel after two of the world's biggest producers indicated they might increase output at next week's OPEC meeting.
Oasis Management has taken stakes in Japanese oil refiners Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd and Showa Shell Sekiyu, keen to encourage a proposed merger that has been opposed by Idemitsu's founding family.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada's largest alternative asset manager, may consider investing in the Trans Mountain pipeline - if it would produce an attractive return.
So what are the persistent misunderstandings around co-employment, and how should oil and gas companies go about managing their risk?
Among vineyards and cow pastures in east Texas last month, roughnecks started to drill in an oilfield that is 25 years past its production peak.
An emerging bottleneck at the key storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, is making US futures vulnerable to a drop, traders and analysts say.
Mobile tech supplements - but does not replace - water management processes used in waterflood enhanced oil recovery.
South African government mediators cleared the Solidarity trade union to strike in a dispute with Sasol.
OPEC and its allies could agree to gradually increase oil production starting from July 1, the Russian energy minister says.
Mobile tech supplements - but does not replace - water management processes used in waterflood enhanced oil recovery.
A report by McKinsey Energy Insights projects the three shale plays to drive supply.
OPEC and its allies could agree to gradually increase oil production starting from July 1, the Russian energy minister says.
What do the oil and gas industry and 'Big Pharma' have in common these days?
So what are the persistent misunderstandings around co-employment, and how should oil and gas companies go about managing their risk?
What do the oil and gas industry and 'Big Pharma' have in common these days?
Oil prices were mixed, with Brent slipping and US crude gaining.
Vladimir Putin and and Mohammed bin Salman will discuss how to boost oil production while maintaining their petro-alliance when they meet.
Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report says.
Congo Republic will open a call for oil license tenders in September followed by a promotion campaign at an oil conference in South Africa in November.
The Venezuelan government has appointed a new chief financial officer for PDVSA.
Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey reveals how North America respondents' values at work differ from other respondents.
A new report by PwC identifies challenges the industry will face if there's a supply crunch and offers ways for companies to develop future plans.
A new report by PwC identifies challenges the industry will face if there's a supply crunch and offers ways for companies to develop future plans.
Oil rose for a third day after a US government report showed tumbling domestic crude and fuel inventories.
Rigzone highlights some of the upcoming challenges for oil and gas firms in the Permian.
Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey reveals how North America respondents' values at work differ from other respondents.
Italy's Supreme Court throws out an appeal from Shell and four former Shell managers to stymie a corruption trial.
Trump pushes the case for lower oil prices a week before the cartel meets to set production policy.
Japanese commodity trading house Itochu is seeking buyers for stakes in two North Sea oilfields, a pipeline and a terminal.
Shelf Drilling plans to add one or two premium rigs to its fleet.
ExxonMobil is dipping its toe in the world of oil trading, hiring executives and showing an appetite for expanding its operations.
A new wearable technology system is designed to ease the transfer of institutional knowledge from one generation to the next.
Unite and RMT, which represent energy workers in the UK, condemn the 3-week-on three-week-off shift rota.
ExxonMobil says it started development drilling in three offshore Guyana projects.
Equinor says the transition to a more sustainable energy system isn't happening quickly enough.
Check out Rigzone survey respondents' choices for the Top 10 most innovative oil and gas companies!
As the oil and gas industry recovers, so do the salaries of E&P workers.
Equinor becomes a founding patron in the United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business.
Transfer Partners has restored power to a pumping station in West Texas and is in the process of restarting operations on two crude pipelines.
China's May crude oil imports eased away from record highs hit the month before, customs data shows.
US energy companies added oil rigs for a third week in a row even though crude prices have declined about 8% over the past three weeks.
Long-awaited amendments to Algeria's energy law are expected to be finalized by early next year, Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni says.
The Trump administration says it will spend $4 million on construction projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in preparation for oil drilling in the nation's biggest wildlife park.
Equinor becomes a founding patron in the United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business.
US energy companies added oil rigs for a third week in a row even though crude prices have declined about 8% over the past three weeks.
Pryme Group, a UK-based service provider for the oil and gas industry, acquires Hydratron as part of its 'growth plans'.
Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 167, discovers oil at wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea.
Pryme Group, a UK-based service provider for the oil and gas industry, acquires Hydratron as part of its 'growth plans'.
OPEC is likely to reject a request by Iran to discuss US sanctions against Tehran at this month's meeting of the oil producer group, a source says.
Oil prices fell as concerns about surging US output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan cut its price forecast.
As the oil and gas industry recovers, so do the salaries of E&P workers.
As the oil and gas industry recovers, so do the salaries of E&P workers.
Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 167, discovers oil at wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea.
ENI is on track to deliver the first gas from its Ghana operations this month.
Equinor becomes a founding patron in the United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business.
Oil prices fell as concerns about surging US output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan cut its price forecast.
Pryme Group, a UK-based service provider for the oil and gas industry, acquires Hydratron as part of its 'growth plans'.
Enbridge's decision to implement and then scrap new rules governing Canada's biggest export pipeline system sent crude prices on a record roller coaster move this week.
The Trump administration says it will spend $4 million on construction projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in preparation for oil drilling in the nation's biggest wildlife park.
Long-awaited amendments to Algeria's energy law are expected to be finalized by early next year, Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni says.
TransCanada Corp says it cannot move natural gas until further notice.
OPEC is likely to reject a request by Iran to discuss US sanctions against Tehran at this month's meeting of the oil producer group, a source says.
Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 167, discovers oil at wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea.
Emmy Award-winning journalist O'Brien believes energy companies need to focus their strategies on being honest and authentic in order to be successful in how they're portrayed in the media.
More than $1B a day. That's how much value a Permian pipeline crunch wiped out from the explorers most focused on the booming shale region in two weeks.
Global benchmark Brent crude surged nearly $2 a barrel.
NHV Group secures a new long-term contract with Dana Petroleum for the provision of helicopter services to the oil and gas firm's central and northern North Sea assets.
A new Rigzone poll indicates 'nothing' will be decided at the next OPEC meeting.
Emmy Award-winning journalist O'Brien believes energy companies need to focus their strategies on being honest and authentic in order to be successful in how they're portrayed in the media.
Rigzone's latest Ideal Employer Survey shows how unemployed respondents rank their top company compared to employed oil and gas professionals.
A new Rigzone poll indicates 'nothing' will be decided at the next OPEC meeting.
Petroleum Safety Authority Norway gives its consent for Equinor to drill exploration well 6406/2-9 S, in block 6406/2, in the Norwegian Sea.
The Kimu 2 appraisal well, located in the forelands region of Papua New Guinea, encounters gas in the target Alene reservoir.
Andeavor plans to build a refined products terminal south of Tijuana in Mexico's Baja California state.