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October 2022
Since day one, the Biden administration has set the U.S. on a path toward more reliance on foreign energy from countries with lower environmental standards. Caving to green activists, President Biden launched an overly aggressive environmental campaign designed to phase out the U.S. hydrocarbon industry and the immense value it provides our country in terms of energy independence and employment opportunities.
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October 2022
In February, Russia initiated its unwarranted invasion of Ukraine and ignited an international energy crisis. Immediately thereafter, it appeared that the world and the U.S. would realize the mistakes made in relying on Russian O&G and on unreliable, expensive renewable energy.
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October 2022
The concept of nanobubbles was not proposed until 1994, to explain the underpredicted attractive forces observed between hydrophobic surfaces in water. Their existence in a solution, or even if that were accepted, their ability to maintain their size and suspension in a solution, has been the subject of controversy and considerable experimentation.
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November 16, 2022
Texas oil and gas production will continue to recover and grow during 2023, and use of oilfield electrification will expand with it. That was the takeaway message from Texas Alliance of Energy Producers President Jason Modglin, who delivered the keynote address Tuesday morning during Day 1 of World Oil’s Oilfield Electrification Technology Conference.
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November 14, 2022
Major U.S. exporter Freeport LNG will likely extend an outage that began in June, curbing much-needed supply to customers in Europe and Asia right before winter, according to sources.
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November 13, 2022
Within days of cruising to a re-election victory over a Democrat challenger, Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Wayne Christian took sharp aim at President Joe Biden's "anti-fossil fuels" agenda, saying his energy strategy is to ship U.S. energy production overseas.
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November 13, 2022
Oil and gas investments could be driven out of UK waters if Chancellor Jeremy Hunt carries out threats to raise the windfall tax to 35%, Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) has warned.
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November 11, 2022
The American Petroleum Institute on Friday responded to the Environmental Protection Agency's supplemental proposed methane rule with a call for a cost-effective final rule that promotes innovation and regulatory certainty.
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November 11, 2022
The Biden administration revealed a supplemental proposed methane rule Friday that would tighten regulations for monitoring low-producing wells and require producers to respond to third-party reports of leaks, in a move that could empower activists.
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November 08, 2022
It became clear from speakers at last week's IADC meeting that publicly held operators continue to utilize technology to improve their efficiencies and bottom lines while pursuing careful paths toward E&P expansion, keeping a close eye on shareholder returns.
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November 08, 2022
The United States cut its forecast for the nation’s oil production growth next year, predicting that output will fall short of an all-time high.
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November 07, 2022
The well encountered 30 m (98 ft) of high-quality, hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone. It is located approximately 365 km northwest off the coast of Luanda and was drilled in 1,100 m (3,608 ft) of water by the Valaris DS-9 rig.
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November 07, 2022
Tanzania will sign key agreements with oil majors including Equinor ASA and Shell Plc next month to pave the way for a planned $40 billion liquefied natural gas export project, according to the nation’s Energy Minister January Makamba.
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November 03, 2022
As the International Association of Drilling Contractors gathered in New Orleans on Thursday, the drilling VP of the Permian Basin's largest operator described ongoing industry headwinds despite "good times."
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November 03, 2022
US oil-supply growth is being hindered by “rapidly escalating” equipment costs and supply-chain snags, ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance said Thursday.
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November 03, 2022
Republicans in Congress plan to increase domestic fossil fuel production by expanding federal oil and gas leasing and banning energy development moratoriums on federal lands.
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November 02, 2022
WASHINGTON – The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Wednesday published a first-edition document focused on species and habitat conservation for onshore natural gas and oil production facilities that will help boost the industry’s existing practices to enhance environmental performance.
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November 01, 2022
Shell Petroleum N.V. (Shell Petroleum) on Tuesday said it has completed the sale of its 100% shareholding in Shell Philippines Exploration to Prime Infrastructure Capital subsidiary Malampaya Energy following final JV and regulatory approvals.
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November 01, 2022
A new analysis of the American Petroleum Institute's (API) "10 in 2022" policy plan found that it could spur nearly $200 billion in direct investment, 225,000 jobs and production growth in natural gas, oil, carbon capture and hydrogen.
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November 01, 2022
OPEC’s crude production held steady last month after the group pledged a symbolic cutback to stabilize market sentiment, with output up 30,000 bpd to 29.98 million barrels ahead of deeper cuts this month.
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November 01, 2022
“Once again, the Biden Administration is calling for punitive actions against the oil and gas industry for political purposes instead of working with the energy industry to produce real solutions for our nation’s energy security," Energy Workforce CEO Leslie Beyer said in response to President Biden's latest remarks on gas prices.
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