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Fracking: ‘Gang plank to climate chaos’ or ‘necessary part of decarbonisation’?

BY RUTH HAYHURSTA supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas.Professor Peter Strachan (pictured left), of Robert Gordon University, and Stephen Tindale, co-founder of Climate Answers, were giving evidence to the All Party Parliament ...

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Posted 1 day agoOpinion > FrackingDebatePeter Strachan +4

Junex announces an oil discovery in a well drilled in Texas

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - Junex Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JNX) ("Junex" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an oil discovery in a well recently drilled with partners on its properties in the Permian Basin in Schleicher County, West Texas. During clean-up and swabbing operation ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > JunexDiscoveryTexas +1

Technip and FMC Technologies Shareholders Approve Business Combination

HOUSTON & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) and Technip S.A. (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) (Euronext: TEC) announced that the companies’ respective shareholders voted today to approve the proposed business combination of Technip and FMC Technolog ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > TechnipFMC TechnologiesBusiness Combination +2

Precision Drilling Corporation announces 2017 capital expenditure plan

Precision Drilling Corporation ("Precision" or the "Corporation") (TSX:PD) (NYSE:PDS) announced today that planned capital expenditures for 2017 are $109 million. The 2017 capital expenditure plan includes $51 million to upgrade existing rigs, expansion capital of $7 million, which is carried forwar ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Precision Drilling Corporation2017CAPEX +1

Blue Sky acquires Sonoro Energy Iraq B.V.

Blue Sky Energy Inc.  (TSX VENTURE:BSI) has acquired from Sonoro Energy International Holdings BV, 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Sonoro Energy Iraq B.V. ("Sonoro Iraq"), a company incorporated in the Netherlands and the designated operator and party to several license agreement ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Blue SkyAcquisitionSonoro Energy +2

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated EPCIC Contract in the Gulf of Mexico by Murphy E&P

Project to deliver industry’s longest deepwater subsea multiphase boosting tiebackHOUSTON, December 5, 2016—Subsea Integration Alliance announced today the industry’s first deepwater integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) multiphase boosting ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Subsea Integration AllianceContractGulf Of Mexico +3

BHP Billiton submits winning bid for Trion in Mexico's first deepwater bid round

BHP Billiton today announced that it submitted the winning bid to acquire a 60 per cent participating interest in and operatorship of blocks AE-0092 and AE-0093 containing the Trion discovery located in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico offshore Mexico. PEMEX Exploration & Production Mexico (Pemex) will ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > BHP BillitonMexicoTrion +1

Groundstar Resources Limited Announces Loan Agreement

Groundstar Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:GSA) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has executed a loan agreement (the "Loan Agreement") with a private Alberta-based lender (the "Lender") which will provide for the Company to borrow an amount of up to CDN$250,000 to fund its general workin ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Groundstar ResourcesFinanceCanada

Patterson-UTI Reports Drilling Activity for November 2016

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of November 2016, the Company had an average of 65 drilling rigs operating in the United States and two rigs in Canada. For the two months ended November 30, 2016, the Company had an ave ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Patterson-UTIDrilling ActivityNovember 2016 +1

Chevron-led Consortium Wins Mexico Deepwater Contract

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An international consortium operated by Chevron Corporation’s (NYSE: CVX) subsidiary, Chevron Energía de Mexico, S de R.L. de C.V., was awarded today an exploration contract for Block 3 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, one of the most significant opportunities in Mexico ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > ChevronMexicoBidding Round +2

Total awarded exploration blocks in offshore Mexico

Paris - Total has been awarded exploration licenses on 3 Blocks in offshore Mexico, following the country’s first competitive deep water bid round.  Total will be operator of Block 2 in the Perdido basin with a 50% interest, while ExxonMobil has the remaining 50%. The block covers a surface area of ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > TotalMexicoOffshore +1

Bellatrix announces $80 million non-core asset sale

CALGARY, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE: BXE) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a TSX-listed issuer to sell certain non-core assets in the greater Harmattan area of Alberta for $80 million (before custo ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Bellatrix ExplorationAssetsFinance +1

Suncor Energy successfully resolves $1.3 billion tax dispute with Canada Revenue Agency

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - Suncor today reports that the Tax Court of Canada has issued a favourable Order resolving the previously disclosed dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The dispute was in regards to the income tax treatment of realized losses in 2007 on the s ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Suncor EnergyTax DisputeCanada Revenue Agency +2

BP announces start of drilling on new carboniferous prospect in southern North Sea

BP today announced that drilling has commenced on a potential carboniferous gas play in southern North Sea block 43/26a that, if successful, could open up a new phase of development in the region. The well, being drilled with partners Perenco and Premier, will test the potential of a deep carbonifer ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > BPOperationsCarboniferous prospect +2

Wood Group and Heerema Fabrication Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

Wood Group and Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The companies will join efforts to offer wellhead platform development, from design to installation, hook-up and commissioning, to clients on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).Bringing together Wood G ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Wood GroupHeerema Fabrication GroupMemorandum of Understanding

Great Eastern Energy Corporation announces upgrade of reserves and resources at Raniganj (South) licence block

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (LSE: GEEC), the fully integrated, leading Indian Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Company, is pleased to announce an upgrade in its reserves and resources at its Raniganj (South) license block, which has been provided by the independent reserve engineers, Advance Reso ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Great Eastern EnergyRaniganj SouthReserves Audits +1

Petrofac’s integrated approach secures North Sea contract extension

Petrofac is set to build on its provision of integrated support services on the Cygnus gas field following the award of a four and a half-year contract extension.The extension to December 2021 is worth in the region of US$70 million and includes the provision of enhanced construction services and pr ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > CygnusPetrofacNorth Sea +2

Stone Energy Corporation Announces Amethyst Operational Update

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) ("Stone") today announced an operational update on its Amethyst well.As previously reported, production from Stone's Amethyst well (the "Well") was shut in during late April 2016 to allow for a technical evaluation.  D ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Stone EnergyAmethystUnited States

CGG: Achieves Near Real-Time Imaging for Offshore Morocco Survey

PARIS, Dec. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CGG announced today the delivery of near real-time imaging results for a 4,200 sq km BroadSeis 3D marine seismic survey acquired offshore Morocco. CGG delivered the very-fast-track (VFT) RTM PSDM volume to the client only 4 days after the last shot.This techn ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > CGGMoroccoOffshore +1

Statoil awarded licences in Mexico’s Deepwater round

Statoil was today awarded blocks 1 and 3 in the Saline Basin in the Deepwater exploration tender in the Mexican Round 1.The blocks cover an area of about 5,650 km2 in the largely unexplored deepwater areas of the Saline Basin. Statoil will be the operator of blocks 1 and 3, at 33.4% equity, with par ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > StatoilMexicoDeepwater +1
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