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GPS calls for government to legislate fracking paperwork

With the Government pledging support to the shale gas and fracking industry in its 2015 manifesto, it looks likely that it will now become a reality in the UK. Regularly hitting the headlines, fracking is a sensitive issue that has been marred in controversy, ...

Kongsberg Maritime secures its position in the LNG market with electrical and automation contract for Golar Hilli FLNG

Keppel Shipyard in Singapore and Black & Veatch in the USA have recently awarded Kongsberg Maritime an order for the delivery of an Electrical package and Safety and Automation System. The delivery is for Golar LNG's conversion of the ex-LNG Carrier Golar Hill ...

How could a 'Brexit' affect the European energy market?

The UK's premier business lobbying organization, the CBI, has called on the business world to 'turn up the volume' in the debate about the country's relationship with Europe. A referendum is expected by 2017 to decide whether or not there should be a British e ...

Maersk Drilling and IFS strengthen partnership

Maersk Drilling is live on IFS Applications and will continue the rollout and further development of advanced maintenance planning functionality in collaboration with IFS IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Maersk Drilling has sign ...


Oil price, Afren, Rose Petroleum, Sundry-Sefton-Falcon-Premier-Serica/Circle-IGTV Shell-Genel-Sound- And finally...

Oil price With the dollar running out of steam and the stock data providing a welcome pick-me-up, the oil price rallied after a down, if short week. Having been well over a buck down mid-session the rally left both crudes up on the day although notice the dif ...

Azonto Petroleum announces board changes

Azonto announces the following Board Changes effective immediately prior to the commencement of the Annual General Meeting of the Company taking place today. Andrew Bartlett, Non-Executive Chairman since March 2013, has announced his retirement and will be st ...

The NDP and the Alberta Royalty Regime: Revolution or Revelation?

The recent Alberta (AB) provincial election outcome was not only a shock to many Albertans, it was surprising to other Canadians and many observers around the world. On May 5 of this year, the 44 year dynasty of the provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) par ...

Origin Energy announces new Board appointment

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) Chairman Mr Gordon Cairns today announced Mr Steve Sargent has joined the Origin Board as an independent Non-executive Director to fill a vacancy. Mr Sargent also joins the Health, Safety & Environment and Remuneration committees ...

AWE Limited provides Waitsia-1 drilling update

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), the Operator of Permits L1/L2 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia, advises that as at 06:00 hours (6.00am) AWST today the Waitsia-1 appraisal well was at a Measured Depth below Rotary Table (MDRT) of 2,931m and drilling ahead in a 8 & ...

Circle Oil announces appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

Circle Oil Plc (AIM: COP), the international oil and gas exploration, development and production company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitchell Robert Flegg (54) as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company with effect from 1 June 2015 ...

Sefton Resources provides update on future board changes, possible acquisition of oil and gas assets, potential litigation and exercise of warrants

Update on future board changes The board of Sefton is pleased to provide an update on the progress in regards to the recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Further to the announcement of 5 May 2015, the Company has identified a preferred candidate with ...

Falcon Oil & Gas commences drilling operations in the Beetaloo Basin, Australia

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, ESM: FAC) is delighted to announce that drilling operations have commenced on its initial three well fully funded drilling campaign in the Beetaloo Basin, in the Northern territory of Australia. Highlights: Civil wor ...

TomCo Energy announces corporate update and resignation of CEO

TomCo Energy plc (AIM: TOM), the oil shale exploration and development company focused on using innovative technology to unlock unconventional hydrocarbon resources, has made significant progress in 2015 securing the first of three major permits required under ...

Xcite Energy announces first quarter 2015 results

Xcite Energy announces its first quarter results for the 3 month period ended 31 March 2015. Highlights for the year to date Increase in 1P, 2P and 3P heavy oil reserves for the Bentley field to 234 MMstb, 265 MMstb and 296 MMstb, respectively, effective 31 D ...
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