Tag Archives: Oil and Gas

BP Considers Sale Of Oil, Gas Assets After BHP Acquisition

BP is considering the offloading of some older oil and gas production assets after it bought the shale business of BHP Billiton, the company told Bloomberg in a statement. The supermajor agreed to buy BHP’s assets in the Eagle Ford, the Permian, and Haynesville in two transactions for a combined US$10.5 billion. Now it plans […]

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The Oil And Gas Boom Sends U.S. GDP Soaring

Higher oil prices this year boosted U.S. oil production, and the U.S. oil industry played a large part in America’s impressive second quarter economic growth—the fastest growth since the third quarter of 2014. Real U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) rose at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2018, according to […]

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Intelligent Drones Push the Boundaries of Oil & Gas Inspection

  Drones are not new to industry or the oil and gas sector. They have been used by companies that are offering full-service video, or to capture survey photographs for some time.  However, Renner Vaughn, director of oil and gas at commercial drone operator, Cape, believes that there is a major gap between what companies […]

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Titan Launches Oil & Gas Production Equipment Business

  HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Production Equipment has officially opened for business, completing its acquisition of Exterran Corporation’s North American production equipment business. The new company plans to scale up quickly, aiming to become the market leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of oil and gas production equipment used to separate, process and treat hydrocarbon streams […]

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Shale Shifts Attention To This ‘Forgotten’ Oil Play

The Permian has been getting most of the headlines on U.S. shale, but there is another play in the vicinity that has been attracting more industry attention than media attention. Pretty much forgotten since the ‘90s, when shale oil and gas moved to the forefront of the U.S. oil industry, the Austin Chalk has now […]

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The Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico will soon become the third-biggest oil producing region in the world: IHS Markit

Output from the Permian basin is poised to double between 2017 and 2023, according to IHS Markit. At 5.4 million barrels per day, Permian production would surpass output from all other producer nation’s except Saudi Arabia and Russia. IHS Markit believes the jump in output will require more than $300 billion in investment. New IHS […]

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TRADEQUIP INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 40 YEARS IN PUBLICATION

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tradequip International, a tri-monthly, buy-sell publication, is celebrating 40 years serving the oil and gas industry. Tradequip has been in print since 1978. Originally called International Tradequip, the paper barely contained more than ten pages. So, in 1983, it was purchased by The Cosby Harrison Company (formerly called TAP Publishing Company). […]

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$100 Oil is Back on the Table as OPEC Stays Strong on Tightening Production Limits

Oil prices will rise to $100 per barrel if Saudi Arabia gets its way. Only a week ago, news surfaced that Saudi officials were quietly hoping to push oil prices up to $80 per barrel, which would help boost the valuation of Saudi Aramco IPO. But why not $100 per barrel? Reuters reports that Riyadh […]

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Is This The Oil Opportunity Of The Year?

It’s one of the most unbelievable energy stories of the year. A Chinese oil company was sitting on what might be a major oil discovery – a 182-million-barrel probable reserve, with great potential to grow. They spent hundreds of millions of dollars and sunk 13 wells, shot or acquired 6,700 km of 2D seismic, and […]

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Bahrain Makes Its Biggest Oil Discovery In History

Bahrain announced the biggest crude oil discovery in its history that will “dwarf” its current reserves, media reported, citing the tiny kingdom’s official news agency. Details on the size of the reserves will be released later this week. Bahrain is the smallest oil producer in the Persian Gulf, drawing its oil from the Bahrain Field […]

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Highly Successful AOG 2018 Reflects Resurgence of Oil and Industry Confidence

Australia’s largest oil and gas event has completed its 37th successful staging, with plans revealed for a significant industry expansion in 2019. Diversified Communications, the organiser of the 2018 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG 2018), has reported that more than 8000 people passed through the doors of the Perth Exhibition & Convention […]

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Asset Sales Accelerate In The Oil & Gas Industry

  Get ready for more asset sales in the oil and gas industry. Earlier this month, Devon Energy sold properties in North Texas’ Barnett Shale for $553 million, which analysts said represented a “relatively attractive” multiple of cash flow. Last week Pioneer Natural Resources and Reliance Industries agreed to sell some of their oil and gas properties in […]

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