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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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoOpinion > FrackingDebatePeter Strachan +4

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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > TotalMexicoOffshore +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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > ChevronMexicoBidding Round +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

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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > Stone EnergyAmethystUnited States

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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


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

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 ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > CGGMoroccoOffshore +1

Gemini Corporation Appoints New Director

CALGARY, Dec. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Gemini Corporation (GKX-TSXV) is pleased to announce that Mr. John McVey, P.Eng, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective December 5, 2016.John McVey is the CEO of Procon Group of Companies.  Mr. McVey's distinguished career in engineering, construction, ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > Gemini CorporationPeople on the MoveCanada +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

OGA launches an Offshore 2016 Supplementary Round

Companies can now apply for new licenses to drill for offshore oil and gas in a number of blocks in the Offshore 2016 Supplementary Round.The fourteen blocks on offer in the Supplementary Round are outside of the 29th Oil and Gas Licensing Round offer area, which closed last month. Locations vary ac ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > United KingdomOil and Gas AuthoritySupplementary Round

Exillon Energy announces November 2016 production figures

6 December 2016 - Exillon Energy plc ("Exillon Energy", the "Company" or the "Group") (EXI.LN),a London Premium listed oil producer with assets in two oil-rich regions of Russia, Timan-Pechora ("Exillon TP") and West Siberia ("Exillon WS"), is pleased to announce unaudited production data for the mo ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > Exillon EnergyNovember 2016Production +1

Oilfield service companies exposed to shale are the winners of OPEC cuts; offshore suppliers will struggle

Rystad Energy analysis shows that as much as 15 billion USD in increased spending will flow into the non-OPEC shale market in 2017. This incremental change comes after the announced OPEC decision to cut production by 1.2 million bbl/d.Non-OPEC shale well services are best positioned with an estimate ...

Julia Weiss


Posted 14 hours agoPress > OPECOilfieldOffshore +3

Baker Hughes Announces November 2016 Rig Counts

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2016-- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for November 2016 was 925, up 5 from the 920 counted in October 2016, and down 184 from the 1,109 counted in November 2015. The international offshore rig count for November ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 16 hours agoPress > Baker HughesRig CountNovember 2016 +3

Devon Energy Announces Resource Expansion in the Delaware Basin with Successful Leonard Shale Spacing Test

Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) announced today an increase to its risked drilling inventory in the Delaware Basin following a successful Leonard Shale stacked spacing test in southeast New Mexico.The Thistle spacing pilot tested 400-foot vertical spacing between the Leonard Shale “B” and “C” interva ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 20 hours agoPress > Devon EnergyDelaware BasinUnited States

LGO Energy: BNP Paribas Bank Loan Repayment and Signing New Funding Agreement, Drilling Operations to Recommence at the Goudron Field

LGO is pleased to announce that agreements have been signed which will pay off the Company's entire remaining debt to BNP Paribas ("BNPP"), and put in place a new US$8.6 million Convertible Security Funding Agreement ("Funding Agreement") with an entity managed by the Lind Partners, LLC ("Lind"). Th ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 16 hours agoPress > LGO EnergyBNP ParibasFinance +3

Gulf Marine Services announces changes to Board of Directors

Pursuant to paragraph 9.6.11 of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules the Board of Directors of Gulf Marine Services (LSE:GMS), the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, announces the f ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Gulf Marine ServicesPeople on the MoveBoard of Directors +2

TransCanada To Proceed With $655 million Saddle West Natural Gas Project

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - News Release - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), will move forward with an expansion of its NGTL System, the Saddle West Project, which will ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 16 hours agoPress > TransCanadaSaddle WestCanada

Gulfport Energy Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire 12,600 Net Undeveloped Dry Gas Utica Acres Located in Northern Monroe County, Ohio

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) (“Gulfport” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement with a third-party to acquire approximately 12,600 net undeveloped acres located in northern Monroe County ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 16 hours agoPress > Gulfport EnergyAssetsUtica +2

Faroe Petroleum: Completion of acquisition of Norwegian production assets

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of interests in five Norwegian North Sea producing oil and gas fiel ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > Faroe Petroleum

TAG Oil Reports Successful Testing at Cardiff and Supplejack

Oil and gas exploration and production company, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF, "TAG"), announces successful initial flow testing at the Cardiff field and further information on its Supplejack-1 well flow testing program.Cardiff (100%)TAG is pleased to report that the Cardiff-3 well has suc ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 1 day agoPress > TAG OilCardiffSupplejack +2
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