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June 24, 2024
Goldman Sachs has appointed John Hess to its board of directors. This announcement comes as Goldman advises Hess' company on its $53 billion acquisition by Chevron.
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June 21, 2024
In a Tuesday panel at URTeC 2024, a key industry concern was to “make sure the talent is always flowing.” That was the sentiment expressed by Gretchen Gillis, Senior Geological Consultant, Saudi Aramco, Americas, drawing on a combination of experience with academia and the oil and gas industry. Other panelists included Dr. Zoya Heidari, Associate Professor, The University of Texas, Austin; Dr. Shaina Kelly, Assistant Professor, Columbia University; and Katerina Yared, Project Manager, Projeo Corporation.
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June 23, 2024
The arbitration process to determine whether ExxonMobil can block the $53 billion sale of Hess Corp to Chevron is stalled due to the incomplete appointment of a third arbitrator, according to people familiar with the matter.
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June 23, 2024
“The federal Liberal and NDP coalition has passed draconian legislation that will irreparably harm Canadian’s ability to hear the truth about the energy industry and Alberta’s successes in reducing global emissions," said Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, along with Canadian Minister of Energy and Minerals Brian Jean and Environment and Protected Areas Minister Rebecca Schulz.
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June 23, 2024
Daily crude production kicked off the year at 3.73 MMbpd, then plummeted nearly 25% following offshore maintenance. Now, more than one-third of the deficit has been restored, offering far-reaching implications for Latin America’s largest economy and worldwide energy markets.
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June 21, 2024
Oil and gas companies are increasingly under pressure to keep maintenance costs down, and maintaining fluid systems at peak performance is an essential way to help accomplish it. Building a basic understanding of corrosion—what it looks like, where it occurs, and for what reasons— can help prevent material failure and costly repairs while improving system longevity.
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June 20, 2024
The American Petroleum Institute (API) filed a lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) heavy-duty (HD) vehicle emissions standards for model years (MY) 2027-2032.
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June 20, 2024
Changes in the tax regime, in particular a windfall levy on oil and gas introduced two years ago and extended until March 2029, has affected independent oil and gas producers listed in the UK and their ability to raise money.
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June 20, 2024
This sale enables Energean to rationalize the portfolio and focus on its gas-weighted, gas development strategy, underpinned by the Karish Field in Israel and recent farm-in to the Anchois field in Morocco.
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May 2024
Valves for every purpose
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June 19, 2024
The Gulf Energy Alliance (GEA) joined the States of Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi in a legal challenge to the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) decommissioning rule imposing unnecessary and burdensome financial requirements targeting independent offshore oil and natural gas producers.
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May 2024
The never-ending ESG roller coaster
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June 19, 2024
The Italian oil and gas company is working with advisers including Standard Chartered Plc on the possible stake sale, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private. Eni could sell up to 30% of the business and is drawing interest from other energy companies, including from Asia, the people said.
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June 18, 2024
The acquisition will consolidate more assets in the hands of what is already the world’s biggest LNG player, at a time when demand for LNG expands faster than other fossil fuels. Major energy producers, including Shell and Chevron Corp., assert that natural gas will play a long-term role in the energy transition.
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June 18, 2024
The judge issued his order Monday hours after holding a hearing in the closely watched case over Exxon’s novel move to use the courts to keep ESG investor bids out of annual meetings. The suit was part of a broader corporate pushback to the power wielded by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the vetting of shareholder proposals.
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June 17, 2024
Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi have sued the U.S. government to block a proposed rule by the Biden administration that would require offshore oil and gas companies to provide nearly $7 billion in financial assurances for decommissioning old infrastructure.
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June 17, 2024
The combination of AGR and Ross Offshore will further strengthen the group’s centre of technical excellence in wells, reservoirs and marine & survey management.
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June 17, 2024
Coordinated crude production reductions by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies have led to a balanced global oil market, according to U.S. shale giant EOG Resources Inc.
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June 17, 2024
Ahead of the first presidential debate, API is calling both candidates, as well as policymakers on both sides of the aisle, to leverage America’s energy resources to help protect consumers and cement U.S. energy leadership.
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June 17, 2024
Sheffield hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to lobby on “issues related to the FTC,” according to a recently filed disclosure report.
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June 16, 2024
Block 32 is approximately 260 km offshore Luanda, in water depths ranging from 1,400 to 2,000 m. Production started up in 2018 and continues to be one of the biggest producing blocks in Angola. Block 14/14K is approximately 100 km offshore from Cabinda in Angola and covers around 4,094 km2. First oil occurred in 1999 and continues to have significant output of medium light crude oil.
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