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Evolution of the major oil company logos

BP In May 1908 a group of British geologists discovered a large amount of oil at Masjid-i-Suleiman in Mohammerah, today the Iranian province of Khuzestan. It was the first commercially significant find of oil in the Middle East. William Knox D'Arcy, by contract with the Emir of Mohammerah, Sheikh ...

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Posted 10 hours agoOpinion > BPTexacoChevron +2

Amerisur Resources - Reserves & Resources Update

Amerisur Resources Plc ("Amerisur" or the "Company"), the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America (LSE: AMER), is pleased to announce an update to the certified reserves and resources for its production assets in Colombia.  Following receipt of an independent reserves report for ...

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Posted 11 hours agoPress > Amerisur ResourcesReservesResources

Sound Energy - Tendrara: TE-8 - Completion of Drilling

  Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce that TE-8, the third well at the Company's Tendrara licence (onshore Morocco), has now been drilled to a final target depth at a measured depth ("MD") of 3,120 metres, corresponding to a vertical depth o ...

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Posted 11 hours agoPress > Sound EnergyTendraraDrilling

Rockhopper - Commencement of international arbitration against Republic of Italy

  Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, announces that it has commenced international arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Italy in relation to the Ombrina Mare project.   ...

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Posted 11 hours agoPress > Rockhopper ExplorationArbitrationItaly

Russia’s transparency hopes dashed with opaque deal: Fuel for Thought

When Russian authorities first announced they would privatize some major state-run assets several years ago, they cited improving the investment climate by increasing transparency and efficiencies among its main goals, but the deal to privatize Rosneft is unlikely to help meet them. In fact the ...

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Posted 1 day agoOpinion > RussiaRosneft

Dakota Access Pipeline races to start moving Bakken crude

Oil will likely flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota early next week. Barring any more twists or turns — and there have been plenty in the last seven months of this project — the contentious 470,000 b/d crude oil pipeline will start commercial service very soon t ...

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Posted 2 days agoOpinion > PlattsDakota Access PipelineBakken crude

BP Awards Schlumberger Contract for Mad Dog 2 Project

EPCI contract includes supply of subsea production system HOUSTON, March 21, 2017—OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, today announced the award by BP of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to supply the subsea production system for the Mad Dog 2 development in the Gulf of Me ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > BPSchlumbergerMad Dog Phase 2 +1

Marathon Oil Announces $700 Million Northern Delaware Acquisition

Total Permian Position Now Over 90,000 Net Acres Houston, March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire approximately 21,000 net surface acres largely in the Permian's Northern Delaware basin of New Mexico f ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > Marathon OilDelaware BasinAcquisition

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Gulf of Mexico

Subsea 7 announced today the award of a large(1) contract by BP as part of the deepwater Mad Dog 2 development, located approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans. The contract scope covers engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the subsea umbilicals, risers and flowli ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > Subsea 7Gulf Of MexicoOffshore

Proceeding with Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development

Proceeding with Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development The Johan Sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with (DG2) Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development, awarding FEED contracts to Aker Solutions, Kværner and Siemens. Illustration of the Johan Sverdrup field centre Phase 1 of J ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > StatoilJohan Sverdrup

Thanks to the generosity of Universitas Pertamina, Ikon Science can bring its ‘’Geo’s Between Jobs’’ opportunity to Jakarta, Indonesia. 3-5 th April 2017

Ikon Science is pleased to announce that it will be running its RokDoc 1D2D course for job seekers, in Jakarta, thanks to the kindness of Universitas Pertamina, who have donated a training lab and computers to the cause. The University's Geophysics Program Coordinator, Muhammad Husni Mubarak Lubis, ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > Ikon ScienceIndonesiajobs

SDX Energy - Commencement of drilling operations at South Disouq

  SDX Energy Inc. (TSXV, AIM: SDX), the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling operations on the SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession in Nile Delta area of Egypt.   The well is targeting gas in the upper Abu Madi section and oil in ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > SDX EnergySouth DisouqDrilling Activity

Lack of agreed methodology on OPEC compliance leads to confusion: Fuel for Thought

Based on the latest S&P Global Platts OPEC survey , the producer group's compliance with its pledged oil output cuts is 98.5%. It is also 111.5%. At the same time, it is 71.9%. Depending on how compliance is measured, the oil market is getting different impressions of how closely OPEC is stic ...

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Posted 7 days agoOpinion > PlattsOPEC

Dry well northwest of the 7220/8-1 Johan Castberg discovery in the Barents Sea – 7318/12-2

Eni Norge AS, operator of production licence 716, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7318/12-2. The well, which was drilled about 80 km northwest of the 7220/8-1 Johan Castberg discovery in the Barents Sea, is dry. The primary exploration target for the well was to prove petroleum in  Middle ...

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Posted 7 days agoPress > Eni NorgeJohan CastbergDry hole

Amerisur Resources - Caguan-Putumayo Basin Acquisitions

  Amerisur Resources Plc, the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America, is pleased to announce certain asset acquisitions made in the Caguan-Putumayo basin. These assets, subject to approval of the cession of interest by the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH) have been ...

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Posted 7 days agoPress > Amerisur ResourcesCaguan-Putumayo Basin