Lukoil and Total to develop major shale oil field in western Siberia – The Siberian Times

Lukoil and Total to develop major shale oil field in western Siberia
The Siberian Times
Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov made the announcement in Iraq during the opening of its West Qurna-2 oil field. Lukoil plans to extract some 100,000 tonnes of oil (733,000 barrels) at the Bazhenov formation this year, reported Reuters. The shale resources
Crimea Crisis Has Little Impact Thus Far on Russian Oil DealsNew York Times
More Business HeadlinesThe Moscow Times
Lukoil, Total agree to work on Siberian Bazhenov shale oil-reportReuters Africa

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Russia's Lukoil opens giant Iraq oil field, adding to crude glut – Telegraph.co.uk


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Russia’s Lukoil opens giant Iraq oil field, adding to crude glut
Telegraph.co.uk
Russia’s Lukoil has opened a giant untapped oil field in Iraq that will play a major part in driving up production to new highs in the Middle Eastern country and potentially force down the price of crude. Spigots in the West Qurna-2 field, Iraq’s
Russia’s Lukoil starts output from giant Iraq oil fieldPress TV
UPDATE 3-Russia’s Lukoil begins output from giant Iraq oilfieldReuters
Iraq’s West Qurna-2 Oil Field Starts ProductionABC News
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Official: Iraq's major West Qurna-2 field starts production at around 120k … – U.S. News & World Report

Official: Iraq’s major West Qurna-2 field starts production at around 120k
U.S. News & World Report
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s oil minister says Russia’s Lukoil-led group has begun pumping oil from the massive West Qurna-2 oil field in southern Iraq. At a Saturday inauguration ceremony, Abdul-Karim Elaibi announced that production had started at 120,000 …

Here Comes $75 Oil – Barron's


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Here Comes $75 Oil
Barron’s
The long-term outlook for global oil prices is lower, perhaps much lower, giving a strong boost to the U.S. economy while potentially crippling the economy of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Vast new discoveries of oil and natural gas in the U.S. and around
EU Eyes Fracking for Energy SecurityOilPrice.com
Energy Moves and Power Shifts: EU Foreign Policy and Global Energy SecurityISN
Obama Hops on LNG Train, but Is That Train Even Leaving?Motley Fool
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Texas Railroad Commission seismologist says he'll get to the bottom of … – Dallas Business Journal

Texas Railroad Commission seismologist says he’ll get to the bottom of
Dallas Business Journal
“My objective is to develop a broad understanding of the impact of oil and gas extraction activities on the day-to-day lives of Texas residents,” Pearson said. “I believe the Railroad Commission must be able to quickly and factually determine the
Railroad Commission announces hiring of seismologistStar Local Media
Railroad Commission hires seismologist to study Texas earthquakesFort Worth Business Press
Texas oil, gas regulatory agency hires expert after uptick in earthquakes in The Republic
News & Observer
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Texas Oil Spill Investigation Far From Over – CBS Local


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Texas Oil Spill Investigation Far From Over
CBS Local
AUSTIN (AP) – The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel, closing one of the nation’s busiest seaports for several days, will be fined by Texas regulators regardless of the outcome of state and
Environmentalists wary about harm to birds from Texas oil spillLos Angeles Times
Investigation far from over in Houston oil spillChron.com
Texas oil spill worsens as it travels down coastPeople’s World

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Texas Oil Spill Is Killing Birds, Threatening Fishing Industry – ThinkProgress


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Texas Oil Spill Is Killing Birds, Threatening Fishing Industry
ThinkProgress
The spill, which dumped what one Texas official referred to as “sticky, gooey, thick, tarry” oil that doesn’t evaporate quickly into Galveston Bay, occurred about eight miles from the Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, which attracts 50,000 to 70,000
Oil Spill Threatens Galveston Bay’s Fishing IndustryTexas Tribune
Texas Oil Spill: Dead Oiled Birds Already DiscoveredWebProNews
Texas Oil Spill Makes Landfall in Environmentally Sensitive AreaAudubon Magazine
KSAT San Antonio –Yahoo News
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SD sand not suitable for oil field fracking in ND – Sioux Falls Argus Leader


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SD sand not suitable for oil field fracking in ND
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
A state study has concluded that sand from western South Dakota is not suitable for use in the oil and gas industry. South Dakota’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources studied whether silica sand found mainly in the Black Hills was suitable
South Dakota sand not suitable for oil field fracking in North DakotaBismarck Tribune

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BC Petroleum receives approval for Bentara oil field Phase 1 development … – Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine

BC Petroleum receives approval for Bentara oil field Phase 1 development
Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine
SYDNEY, Australia – Petronas has approved BC Petroleum’s plan for the initial development phase of the Bentara oil field in the Balai Cluster offshore eastern Malaysia. Phase 1 will use the existing wellhead platform and two wells producing from

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Fair Showcases Oil Field Technology – KMOT


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Fair Showcases Oil Field Technology
KMOT
North Dakota is the second largest oil producing state in the country. By maximizing efficiency and outputs, Bakken oil companies are continuing to push for the top spot against Texas’ Eagle Ford oil shale. Today, Rockwell Automation held a technology
Rail shipments of crude oil getting new scrutinyThe Journal News | LoHud.com
Oil sector withholding info on rail cargoes: US regulatorReuters
Two Bay Area City Councils Oppose Rail Superhighway for Dangerous CrudeAllGov
Canada Free Press
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