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PhysOrg
Cleaning up ship emissions with a steel spongeCarlos Dorao and Maria Fernandino with a model of their invention. Credit: Mare
Cleaning up ship emissions with a steel sponge
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
Carlos Dorao and Maria Fernandino with a model of their invention. Credit: Maren Agdestein/NTNU The world shipbuilding industry is facing drastically stricter requirements for emissions starting this year, and by 2020 emissions will need to be cut... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Natural gas development calls for improvements to Route 2With this cracker plant investment, dubbed Project ASCENT, West Virginia could
Natural gas development calls for improvements to Route 2
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
With this cracker plant investment, dubbed Project ASCENT, West Virginia could see thousands of direct manufacturing jobs and thousands more indirect jobs, meaning the cracker plant could attract a host of ancillary businesses. Until recently, it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Protesters say no to Northland drillingLOUD AND CLEAR: Whangarei kaumatua Fred Tito said he opposed Statoil exploring
Protesters say no to Northland drilling
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
LOUD AND CLEAR: Whangarei kaumatua Fred Tito said he opposed Statoil exploring for oil in the Te Reinga basin. Protesters made sure they were heard as they sang and chanted in objection to Norwegian oil giant Statoil. The protest was held in... Read more
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FOX News
Why US must keep a close eye on Russia's plans for the Arctic“The North Pole is Ours!” read the headline of Rossiiskaya Gazeta -- the Russia
Why US must keep a close eye on Russia's plans for the Arctic
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
“The North Pole is Ours!” read the headline of Rossiiskaya Gazeta -- the Russian government daily newspaper of record -- on May 20. In today’s circumstances of heightened tensions with the West, Vladimir Putin needs victories, which may also make the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Oil giant Chevron seeking expert environmental advice ahead of drilling in the Great Australian BightOIL giant Chevron is contracting the University of Adelaide, CSIRO and GeoScien
Oil giant Chevron seeking expert environmental advice ahead of drilling in the Great Australian Bight
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
OIL giant Chevron is contracting the University of Adelaide, CSIRO and GeoScience Australia to conduct environmental research in the Great Australian Bight. Chevron aims to begin drilling for oil and gas in late 2017 in the deep waters several... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Shell seeks permission to operate Corrib gas pipeline | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Shell Ireland has officially a
Shell seeks permission to operate Corrib gas pipeline
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Shell Ireland has officially applied to the Government for permission to operate the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greenpeace pic from iwi talks, says StatoilStatoil manager Bryn Klove (left) at the meeting. An oil company with an explo
Greenpeace pic from iwi talks, says Statoil
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Statoil manager Bryn Klove (left) at the meeting. An oil company with an exploration licence off Northland has been accused by Greenpeace of trying to secretly get onside with iwi leaders. The environmental organisation sent a picture to the Herald... Read more
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Brisbane Times
BHP says UN climate change conference will bring consensus"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that
BHP says UN climate change conference will bring consensus
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that commits itself more strongly to limit the temperature rise to 2 degrees.": BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie. Photo: Stefan Postles BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BHP says UN climate change conference will bring consensus"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that
BHP says UN climate change conference will bring consensus
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that commits itself more strongly to limit the temperature rise to 2 degrees.": BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie. Photo: Stefan Postles BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie... Read more
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Brisbane Times
BHP says UN climate change conference to deliver consensus"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that
BHP says UN climate change conference to deliver consensus
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
"I think we can build a very profitable and successful company in a world that commits itself more strongly to limit the temperature rise to 2 degrees." : BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie. Photo: Stefan Postles BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew... Read more
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Business Wire
Coor Service Management Holding AB – Interim Report 25 August 2015Coor Service Management Holding AB: (STO:COOR) A second quarter on track Seco
Coor Service Management Holding AB – Interim Report 25 August 2015
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Coor Service Management Holding AB: (STO:COOR) A second quarter on track Second quarter 2015 · Net sales increased by 9 per cent in the second quarter, to SEK 1,786 (1,642) million. · The operating profit (adjusted EBITA) improved by SEK 6... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Northland Regional Council organising two workshops Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 3:52 pmPress Release: Northland Regional Council 25 A
Northland Regional Council organising two workshops
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 3:52 pmPress Release: Northland Regional Council 25 August, 2015Workshops to allow NRC to better understand all aspects of petroleum explorationNorthland Regional Council is... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Polarled pipelay nears completion point at Aasta HansteenOffshore staff At the start of the campaign in March the pipeline was pulled i
Polarled pipelay nears completion point at Aasta Hansteen
Offshore Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Offshore staff At the start of the campaign in March the pipeline was pulled in to Nyhamna. Next month the vessel should arrive at the field location in 1,260 m (4,134 ft) water depth, weather permitting. “We are progressing well at the moment,... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Martin Linge flow meters to monitor MEG injectionOffshore staff The consignment included MF30, HF20, VFF8 and V125 models, all
Martin Linge flow meters to monitor MEG injection
Offshore Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Offshore staff The consignment included MF30, HF20, VFF8 and V125 models, all constructed in Duplex stainless steel. They were shipped to the Samsung/Technip consortium for use in a chemical injection skid. Martin Linge is in 115 m (377 ft) of... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Aptomar to monitor Statoil's operationsOffshore staff Under the contract, Aptomar will provide Statoil with TCMS work
Aptomar to monitor Statoil's operations
Offshore Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
Offshore staff Under the contract, Aptomar will provide Statoil with TCMS workstations, training, 24/7 service and support, service and maintenance on all equipment, hosting of TCMS server and backup and recovery of all data. The contract value is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Northland prepares to challenge Statoil Greenwash visit Monday, 24 August 2015, 11:04 amPress Release: StopStatOil Whangarei The Norwe
Northland prepares to challenge Statoil Greenwash visit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, 24 August 2015, 11:04 amPress Release: StopStatOil Whangarei The Norwegian oil giant Statoil is sending executives from Norway to a... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Norway approves Johan Sverdrup plansOffshore staff STAVANGER, Norway – The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Ene
Norway approves Johan Sverdrup plans
Offshore Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Offshore staff STAVANGER, Norway – The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the Phase one plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Johan Sverdrup oil and gas field in the central Norwegian North Sea. It has also approved... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
First CAT D rig due in Norway in OctoberOffshore staff LIMASSOL, Cyprus – DSME is expected to deliver Statoil’s second
First CAT D rig due in Norway in October
Offshore Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Offshore staff LIMASSOL, Cyprus – DSME is expected to deliver Statoil’s second newbuild CAT D semisubmersible rigSonga Endurance early next week, according to contractor Songa Offshore. Songa Offshore expects to have outstanding third-party... Read more
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Business Wire
Schlumberger annonce les résultats du deuxième trimestre 2015LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--16 Juillet 2015 -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE : SLB)
Schlumberger annonce les résultats du deuxième trimestre 2015
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--16 Juillet 2015 -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE : SLB) a annoncé aujourd'hui ses résultats du deuxième trimestre 2015. Paal Kibsgaard, Président-directeur général de Schlumberger, a déclaré : « Le chiffre d'affaires au... Read more
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The Star
Hibiscus to acquire 30% stake in new licencePETALING JAYA: Independent oil and gas (O&G) exploration and production company
Hibiscus to acquire 30% stake in new licence
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Independent oil and gas (O&G) exploration and production company Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd, through its jointly-controlled entity Lime Petroleum Norway AS (Lime Norway), has entered into an agreement to acquire a 30% stake in a new... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Giant Mariner jacket designed for longevity, stability in severe stormsJeremy Beckman Editor, Europe This summer Saipem is due to launch and install
Giant Mariner jacket designed for longevity, stability in severe storms
Offshore Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
Jeremy Beckman Editor, Europe This summer Saipem is due to launch and install the jacket for the Mariner field platform east of the Shetland Isles. The $7-billion project is the largest current greenfield development in the UK North Sea, and... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Lundin joining major league of Norway offshore producersNick Terdre Contributing Editor Lundin Norway is on a steeply upward producti
Lundin joining major league of Norway offshore producers
Offshore Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
Nick Terdre Contributing Editor Lundin Norway is on a steeply upward production curve, after converting its first two major exploration successes offshore Norway into new development hubs. With the Edvard Grieg field in the central Norwegian North... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Operators planning more than 6,500 miles of offshore pipelines through 2019Bruce Beaubouef Managing Editor Operators and developers are studying, plannin
Operators planning more than 6,500 miles of offshore pipelines through 2019
Offshore Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
Bruce Beaubouef Managing Editor Operators and developers are studying, planning, and building just over 6,577 mi (10,582 km) of oil and gas pipelines to bring these supplies from offshore fields to onshore markets. The total reflects a decrease from... Read more
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Business Wire
Coor: Invitation to presentation of Coor’s Interim Report 25 August, 2015Coor Service Management (STO:COOR) Coor Service Management will be publishing
Coor: Invitation to presentation of Coor’s Interim Report 25 August, 2015
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
Coor Service Management (STO:COOR) Coor Service Management will be publishing its Interim Report for the period January – June 2015 on 25 August at 8.00 a.m. Accordingly, we’re inviting investors, analysts and media to a webcast (in English) on 25... Read more
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Business Standard India
Oil nears to 6-yr low on Japan data, oversupplyBrent futures briefly reversed losses on news that Kuwait's 200,000-barrel-per-
Oil nears to 6-yr low on Japan data, oversupply
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
Brent futures briefly reversed losses on news that Kuwait's 200,000-barrel-per-day Shuaiba refinery had been shut down following a fireOil fell towards six-year lows on Monday on data showing the economy... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oil near six-year low on Japan data, oversupplyOil prices fell towards six-year lows on Monday after data showed Japan’s econo
Oil near six-year low on Japan data, oversupply
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Oil prices fell towards six-year lows on Monday after data showed Japan’s economy contracted and producers in the United States added drilling rigs for a fourth straight week despite a recent rout in prices. Japan’s economy, the world’s third... Read more
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The Star
AmResearch keeps Neutral on oil and gas sectorKUALA LUMPUR: AmResearch has maintained its Neutral recommendation on the oil a
AmResearch keeps Neutral on oil and gas sector
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: AmResearch has maintained its Neutral recommendation on the oil and gas sector but it had Buy calls on Yinson Holdings, Dialog Group and Bumi Armada. It said on Monday it preferred established companies exposed to the production phase... Read more
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The Star
Petronas lowers rig countIt follows O&G firms’ trend in slashing capex in depressed market conditions K
Petronas lowers rig count
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
It follows O&G firms’ trend in slashing capex in depressed market conditions KUALA LUMPUR: In an affirmation of the depressed market conditions for the oil and gas sector, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) president and group CEO Datuk Wan Zulkiflee... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Oil Industry’s Attitude to Emissions renders Fonterra a DinosaurNow the coal fired electricity station at Huntly is closing, Fonterra is set to
Oil Industry’s Attitude to Emissions renders Fonterra a Dinosaur
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
Now the coal fired electricity station at Huntly is closing, Fonterra is set to become one of the biggest remaining coal users in the country. Despite the availability of renewable alternatives to turn their milk into powder, Fonterra [NZX: FCG]... Read more
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Independent
Sue you later: Jack the Suit returns to the frayDespite that fortune, the 83-year-old oilman says he’s fed up with America’s le
Sue you later: Jack the Suit returns to the fray
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
Despite that fortune, the 83-year-old oilman says he’s fed up with America’s legal system and has taken his biggest suit yet – a battle over profits from Kazakhstan’s most valuable oilfields – to Switzerland. Mr Grynberg is suing a consortium led by... Read more
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The Star
Barakah Offshore teams up with Norwegian companyKUALA LUMPUR: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd has teamed up with Norwegian subse
Barakah Offshore teams up with Norwegian company
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd has teamed up with Norwegian subsea service provider, Ocean Installer Ltd, under a memorandum of collaboration (MoC) to exclusively work together in the country to provide deepwater installation of subsea... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Norway's Statoil a Safe Oil Bet? (sto)Statoil ASA (STO), a $52.8 billionNorwegian oil and gas company, is the dominan
Is Norway's Statoil a Safe Oil Bet? (sto)
Investopedia / Posted 19 days ago
Statoil ASA (STO), a $52.8 billionNorwegian oil and gas company, is the dominant oil producer in offshore Norway drilling and one of the leading suppliers of gas in the European market. Investors looking to make a play in oil are focusing on Statoil... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 3 Natural Gas ETFs (UNG,FCG,STO,XEC,SWN,MHR,DCNG)Advances in mining technology and the resulting substantial rise in total produ
Top 3 Natural Gas ETFs (UNG,FCG,STO,XEC,SWN,MHR,DCNG)
Investopedia / Posted 19 days ago
Advances in mining technology and the resulting substantial rise in total production have brought natural gas to the forefront for investors. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer traditional stock investors an easy means of obtaining exposure to an... Read more
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Investopedia
UGAZ Vs. GASL: Two Different Leveraged Gas ETFs (UGAZ,GASL)The VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (NYSEArca: UGAZ) and the Direxion Da
UGAZ Vs. GASL: Two Different Leveraged Gas ETFs (UGAZ,GASL)
Investopedia / Posted 19 days ago
The VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (NYSEArca: UGAZ) and the Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: GASL) are leveraged ETFs that track natural gas indexes. The VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN tracks the performance... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Lundin finds oil in Luno NorthOffshore staff The well encountered a 23-m (75-ft) oil column in Jurassic/Tria
Lundin finds oil in Luno North
Offshore Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
Offshore staff The well encountered a 23-m (75-ft) oil column in Jurassic/Triassic conglomeratic sandstones. Pressure data indicates that petroleum system is different to that evidenced in the Luno II discovery. A drillstem test in the oil zone... Read more
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Market Watch
Lundin Petroleum makes oil discovery in North SeaSTOCKHOLM--Sweden's Lundin Petroleum AB (LUPE.SK) said Wednesday it has made an
Lundin Petroleum makes oil discovery in North Sea
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
STOCKHOLM--Sweden's Lundin Petroleum AB (LUPE.SK) said Wednesday it has made an oil discovery after drilling exploration well 16/4-9 S on the Luno II North prospect in the central North Sea sector of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The well... Read more
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Investopedia
OPEC & and Its Limited Control Over Oil PricesCountries who belong to OPEC control more than 75% of the world's oil reserves,
OPEC & and Its Limited Control Over Oil Prices
Investopedia / Posted 20 days ago
Countries who belong to OPEC control more than 75% of the world's oil reserves, and are responsible for 40% of total oil production in the world. That would make it seem that OPEC can exert control upon global oil prices through sheer volume. But the... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Mariner jacket departs Spain for North SeaOffshore staff Construction started in October and was completed in May this y
Mariner jacket departs Spain for North Sea
Offshore Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
Offshore staff Construction started in October and was completed in May this year, on time and within budget. The134-m (439-ft) high steel jacket, with a footprint of 88 x 62 m (289 x 203 ft), is the largest steel jacket ever built for a Statoil... Read more
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Investopedia
Norway, the Safest Oil Economy?For over a century, a plentiful supply of oil has powered the world's economy a
Norway, the Safest Oil Economy?
Investopedia / Posted 21 days ago
For over a century, a plentiful supply of oil has powered the world's economy and ushered in an era of relative peace and prosperity. But recent events have put the world's oil supply in peril. The Middle East is rife with civil unrest, as shown by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Is About To Become A SellerWhen last we checked in with Norway, the country’s sovereign wealth fund - the
The World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Is About To Become A Seller
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
When last we checked in with Norway, the country’s sovereign wealth fund - the largest in the world- was busy going full tin foil hat fringe blog, blasting monetary policy’s iron grip on asset prices and bemoaning the presence of parasitic HFTs and... Read more
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The New Age
Iran ex-president's son begins 10-year jail termThe son of Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year pri
Iran ex-president's son begins 10-year jail term
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
The son of Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year prison term for financial and security crimes on Sunday, insisting his conviction was politically motivated. Mehdi Hashemi was in March handed prison sentences totalling 25... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iran ex-president’s son begins 10-year jail term The son of Iran’s former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year p
Iran ex-president’s son begins 10-year jail term
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
The son of Iran’s former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani began a 10-year prison term for financial and security crimes on Sunday, insisting his conviction was politically motivated. Mehdi Hashemi... Read more
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Business Insider
The newest contender for the next shale boomThe largest natural gas producer in Africa is overhauling its laws in order to
The newest contender for the next shale boom
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
The largest natural gas producer in Africa is overhauling its laws in order to halt the decline of production, which has stagnated for more than a decade. Algeria is the continent’s largest natural gas producer and the second largest supplier of gas... Read more
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Daily Mail
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Elton in Monaco ambulance dash after his leg 'swells like a balloon' during tennis match Elton John was admi
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Elton in Monaco ambulance dash
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
after his leg 'swells like a balloon' during tennis match Elton John was admitted to hospital in the south of France after his leg swelled during a game of tennis There was concern for ageing rocker... Read more
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Business Wire
The Future of Global Exploration and Production Industry to 2020 (H2 2015 Edition)This report analyses the future of the global exploration and production indust
The Future of Global Exploration and Production Industry to 2020 (H2 2015 Edition)
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
This report analyses the future of the global exploration and production industry. The report provides complete details of growth opportunities in the industry along with the current status of E&P activities in each region. Outlook of the industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Ibe Kachikwu Save NNPCA few hours after presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina announced the appoint
Can Ibe Kachikwu Save NNPC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
A few hours after presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina announced the appointment of Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as Group Managing Director of the Nigerian Nation Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) social media went on over-drive. There were tweets... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Oil-Iran-deal-The Iran nuclear deal signals a major shift in the geopolitics of the Middle Ea
Oil-Iran-deal-
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
The Iran nuclear deal signals a major shift in the geopolitics of the Middle East. Integral to the equation are oil, economics, terror and US hegemony. The former Bush administration had initiated a long-term covert strategy to undermine Iranian... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project secures Government backing It is thought that two million homes will be able to be powered by the offsho
Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project secures Government backing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
It is thought that two million homes will be able to be powered by the offshore wind farm The Government has backed plans for the world's biggest offshore wind farm to be built in... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
EIC Monitor records decline in worldwide contracting activityOffshore staff A total of 49 major contracts engineering, procurement, and con
EIC Monitor records decline in worldwide contracting activity
Offshore Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
Offshore staff A total of 49 major contracts engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); front-end engineering and design (FEED); and subsea/subsea, umbilicals, risers, and flowlines (SURF) were awarded in 2Q 2015 across 37 upstream... Read more
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Northern Echo
Wind farm off North-East coast will generate enough electricity to power entire regionThey added the farm, about 100 miles off Teesside, will be the second largest e
Wind farm off North-East coast will generate enough electricity to power entire region
Northern Echo / Posted 26 days ago
They added the farm, about 100 miles off Teesside, will be the second largest energy producer behind the coal-fired Drax plant, in North Yorkshire. Regional offshore support body NOF Energy has welcomed the news, saying it hopes local companies can... Read more
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