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BP Reports Surprise Production Jump At Mature Fields

BP reported a surprise increase in oil production from aging fields that, according to chief executive Robert Dudley, he hadn’t seen in his close to four-decade career in the industry. BP reported a 12-percent increase in oil production last year, to the highest level since 2010. In an interview with Bloomberg on the sidelines of […]

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A river Becomes an Ocean…Australia’s LNG Marine Fuel Opportunity

With the prospect of an oversupplied global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, more gas supply anticipated and weak LNG pricing in the coming years, identifying new outlets for gas is becoming mission critical for LNG producers. And one of the biggest opportunities over the next decade is in transportation. LNG as a heavy-duty truck fuel […]

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U.S. Oil Export Boom Boosts Pipeline Demand

The U.S. could add around 4 million barrels per day (mb/d) of additional supply in the coming years, and most of it will be shipped abroad, turning the U.S. into a major oil exporter. Most of the new supply will come in the form of light sweet and ultra-light oil. But because refineries along the […]

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America’s Oil Boom Is Fueled By A Tech Boom

The U.S. is on track to become the world’s biggest oil producer, pumping out more crude than at its peak nearly a half century ago. For decades, few expected such a comeback, and it’s all the more remarkable because the price of a barrel of oil is nowhere near what it was during the last, […]

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Key Decision Makers Head Up Impressive AOG 2018 Speaker Line-Up

Senior executives from some of the world’s leading oil and gas companies will feature in what is being described as the most impressive speaker list in the long history of Australia’s largest energy event, the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG). Presenters at the AOG 2018 Conferences in Perth starting on March 14 include key […]

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U.S. to Overtake Russia as Top Oil Producer by 2019 at Latest: IEA

TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States will overtake Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer by 2019 at the latest, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, as the country’s shale oil boom continues to upend global markets.   IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said at an event in Tokyo the United States would […]

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Texas flood: U.S. Oil Exports Pour Into Markets Worldwide

NEW YORK/LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – In the two years since Washington lifted a 40-year ban on oil exports, tankers filled with U.S. crude have landed in more than 30 countries, ranging from massive economies like China and India to tiny Togo. The repeal has unleashed a flood of U.S. shale oil, undercutting global crude prices, eroding […]

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Permian Seen Second to Saudis for Spare Oil-Output Capacity

The U.S.’s Permian Basin is looking like Saudi Arabia, with as much as 1 million barrels of spare oil capacity ready to go into production, according to Nansen Saleri, former head of reservoir management at Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest crude exporter. Oil producers in the Permian Basin have at least a combined 500,000 barrels […]

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The U.S. Oil Boom Is Attracting Canadian Drillers

Canadian oil and gas drillers are moving their rigs to the United States in response to greater demand for their service there and an investment climate at home that is, according to industry insiders, only making their lives harder. In a recent story for The Globe and Mail, Dan Healing quotes a few executives from […]

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Oil Rises 1.8% To $65.61, Setting New 3-Year Closing High After 10th Straight Drop In US Crude Stockpiles

U.S. crude prices topped $65 a barrel for the first time since December 2014. Oil prices turned higher after the U.S. government reported the tenth straight weekly drop in U.S. crude stockpiles. U.S. crude prices topped $65 a barrel for the first time in more than three years on Wednesday after government data showed the […]

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U.S. Oil Prices May Climb to $80 This Year

WTI prices haven’t settled at $80 since Halloween 2014 Tightening global supplies and rising demand for crude oil helped prices for the commodity start the year with a bang—hitting their highest levels in more than three years—and many analysts believe the market has the fuel it needs to continue the rally to as high as […]

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Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Secures US$5mln Funding Deal

“We’re excited to be working with such a strong energy lender as Washington Federal that endorses our plans to grow production, cash flow, and the size of the facility.”   Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc (LON:NTOG) shares edged higher on Monday after the company announced that it received approval for a new US$5mln […]

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