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July 18, 2024
About 500,000 bpd of marketable oil sands production could be within 10 km (6.2 miles) of an out-of-control blaze, Rystad Energy said in a report Thursday. That’s equal to roughly 10% of the total oil production in the province. As much as 1.2 MMbpd could be within 20 km.
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July 17, 2024
In the past 24 hours, 47 new fires emerged in the province, most of them south of the unofficial oil sands capital of Fort McMurray, said Kai Bowering, spokeswoman for Alberta Wildfire. The arid conditions are expected to persist for the next 24 hours, making it easier for the blazes to spread, she said.
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July 17, 2024
LLOG Exploration Company has acquired 41 blocks of offshore acreage encompassing approximately 236,000 acres in the East Breaks and Alaminos Canyon area of the deepwater GOM.
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July 16, 2024
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it is seeking public opinion on whether or not to expand so-called “protected” areas in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A). If enacted, the measure would expand on the Biden administration’s recent ban on new oil and gas drilling projects in the region.
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July 15, 2024
This year’s Economic Report from the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) emphasizes the area’s status as the second lowest producer of CO2 emissions per barrel of oil equivalent among the major onshore producing basins worldwide.
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July 11, 2024
Eight out-of-control blazes have been discovered just south and southwest of the city since Wednesday, Alberta Wildfire data show. Those add to the three burning to the north, where the region’s main oil sands mines are located.
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July 09, 2024
Grayson Mill was one the largest remaining private opportunities reasonably likely to come up for sale, with around 500 remaining drilling locations and over 100 Mboed production. Among remaining private equity-sponsored E&Ps, as opposed to truly private companies like Continental Resources, Grayson Mill had the largest count of remaining undeveloped gross drilling locations.
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July 09, 2024
Over the next two weeks, the well will be flowed and production-tested to more rigorously determine the reservoir pressure, fluid composition, well flow rate and bulk reservoir permeability, and to deliver an early estimate of the overall potential recoverable resources.
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July 08, 2024
Eni has made a new discovery on the Yopaat-1 EXP exploration well in Block 9, approximately 63 km off the coast in the mid-deep water of the Cuenca Salina in the Sureste basin offshore Mexico. The preliminary estimates indicate a discovered potential of around 300-400 MMboe of oil and associated gas in place.
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July 08, 2024
Devon will disburse $3.25 billion in cash and $1.75 billion in stock, it said in a statement Monday. The company plans to finance the first portion with cash on hand and debt. The deal is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.
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July 07, 2024
Slim’s Grupo Carso agreed to a deal with Mexico’s state-run Petroleos Mexicanos to explore and extract from Lakach, a deepwater field discovered in 2007 about 98 km (61 miles) southeast of the city of Veracruz. Carso will team with Houston-based Talos Energy and a local unit of Spain’s Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas SA to develop Lakach.
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July 07, 2024
Suncor said late Thursday that it’s temporarily curtailing some production at Firebag because of a nearby wildfire. The blaze is about 8 km (5 miles) from the site and grew to about 12,000 hectares (29,650 acres) in size since Thursday.
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July 06, 2024
The lawsuit filed Friday takes aim at an Interior Department rule that explicitly bars oil leasing on 10.6 million acres (4.3 million hectares) of the 23-million-acre reserve, while restricting future oil development in 13 million acres designated as “special areas.”
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July 04, 2024
Intelligent Wellhead Systems and ProFrac announced the first successful field tests utilizing MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) protocol for the safe and efficient transfer and visualization of wellsite data during hydraulic fracturing operations.
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July 03, 2024
The first phase of the development, with five wells in total, is expected to deliver around 100 MMboe with upside from subsequent phases. The Winterfell unit consists of Green Canyon blocks 899, 900, 943, 944, 987 and 988 with follow-on opportunities in adjacent blocks where Kosmos also has an interest.
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July 02, 2024
The Canadian oil sands represent nearly 40% of North America’s sub-$50 WTI breakeven undeveloped oil resource and offer a compelling opportunity for investors and producers to extend duration in E&P asset portfolios.
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June 30, 2024
U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy) is expanding its operations in the prolific Permian basin. U.S. Energy is poised for significant growth and development in one of the most productive oil and gas regions in the United States.
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June 27, 2024
The Nikaitchuq and Oooguruk oil fields lie offshore Alaska in the Beaufort Sea. Eni acquired 100% of the Oooguruk field in 2019. The field has been producing since 2008. Additionally, Nikaitchuq has been producing since 2011. Together, the fields produce roughly 22,000 bpd.
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June 27, 2024
SM Energy Co. and Northern Oil and Gas Inc., two U.S. shale drillers, agreed to acquire assets in Utah’s Uinta basin for about $2.6 billion in cash, the latest in a string of oil and gas acquisitions as operators look to scale up.
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June 26, 2024
Transocean Ltd. announced a 365-day contract extension for the Deepwater Asgard with an independent operator offshore the U.S. in the Gulf of Mexico. The program is expected to commence in direct continuation of the rig’s current program and is estimated to contribute approximately $188 million in backlog, including additional services.
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June 26, 2024
More than 50% of oil executives told the Dallas Fed they foresee lower domestic crude production if the consolidation trend continues for five years, according to second-quarter survey results released Wednesday. 
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