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Friday, May 22, 2015

ExxonMobil deny lobbying Iran on sanctions

Today, ExxonMobil issued a statement regarding Iran lobbying. 'Media reports that ExxonMobil is lobbying the U.S. government on Iran sanctions are inaccurate.' 'ExxonMobil is not lobbying on Iran sanctions,' said Ken Cohen, vice president of Public and Gover ...

US imports of natural gas fall to lowest level since 1987

U.S. net imports of natural gas decreased 9% in 2014, continuing an eight-year decline. As U.S. dry natural gas production has reached record highs, lower domestic prices have helped to displace natural gas imports. Net natural gas imports (imports minus expor ...

Third Energy plans for fracking in North Yorkshire

Third Energy can announce that it will today submit a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council to hydraulically stimulate and test various geological formations, at the existing Well KM8 at Kirby Misperton. If successful, these tests will be foll ...

Vanguard Natural Resources to acquire Eagle Rock Energy Partners

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (Nasdaq:VNR) ('Vanguard' or 'the Company') and Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq:EROC) ('Eagle Rock') today announced that they have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger pursuant to which a subsidiary of Vanguard ...

Statoil awarded drilling permit for well 6706/11-2 in production licence 602

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6706/11-2, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6706/11-2 will be drilled from the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling facility in position ...

Statoil drills dry wells north of the Hyme field in the Norwegian Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 348 C, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 6407/8-7 and 6407/8-7 A. Both wells have been drilled about four kilometres north of the Hyme field in the southern part of the Norwegian ...

Buru Energy's Olympic 1 exploration well spuds

Buru Energy (ASX: BRU) is pleased to advise that its extensive 2015 exploration drilling program has commenced with the spudding of the Olympic 1 conventional oil well located southeast of Broome in Western Australia. The well, which is being drilled with DDH ...

Mosman Oil and Gas updates shareholders on activities

The Directors of Mosman Oil and Gas Limited (AIM: MSMN), the New Zealand and Australia focused oil exploration and development company is pleased to update shareholders in respect to several matters. Corporate update Mosman's Board of Directors ('Board') has ...

PetroNeft Resources updates on Russian operations

PetroNeft (AIM: PTR) an oil & gas exploration and production company operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, is pleased to provide an update on operations at Licence 61. Highlights Sibkrayevskoye Sibkrayevskoye No. 373 appraisal well flows 100 bop ...

LGO provide Goudron drilling update, Trinidad

LGO is today pleased to announce that well GY-673, which was spudded on 1 May 2014, has reached total depth and that well GY-674 has now been spudded and drilling ahead at over 166 feet. Electric log interpretation from both the Goudron and C-sand intervals in ...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

UK offshore workers strike ballot to go ahead

We did make some progress today but sadly not enough to enable us to go back to members with proposals to resolve this dispute says GMB. GMB and Unite officials held further talks on 20th May on the dispute over unilateral changes to working conditions for wo ...

Statement regarding a possible offer for Dragon Oil plc

Following the announcement by ENOC on 17 March 2015 confirming that it had made an approach regarding a possible offer for Dragon Oil, ENOC confirms that it has been in discussions with the independent committee of the board of Dragon Oil (the 'Independent Com ...

Large Litre Meter flow assurance order goes down under to Ichthys

One of the largest orders for chemical injection flowmeters from UK flowmeter specialist Litre Meter ( is on its way 'down under'. A shipment of 45 positive displacement flowmeters is heading to the Ichthys liquid natural gas field off Weste ...

Speculators' oil inventories at record 5 days of world demand

Every oil trader has known the feeling. You've done your sums, talked to everyone, and decided the market is going to be short of product. So you start buying discreetly, building up inventory to sell in the future at higher prices. But then the messages from ...
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