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Oil companies have offered $274.8 million for this year's central Gulf of Mexico oil leases, more than last year but only about half the amount bid in 2015.

Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale up from 2016, down from 2015

March 23, 2017

Oil companies have offered $274.8 million for this year's central Gulf of Mexico oil leases, more than last year but only about half the amount bid in 2015.

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing to try to make their case to a small state commission that will decide the project's fate.

Activists seek to intervene in Nebraska Keystone XL review

March 23, 2017

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing to try to make their case to a small state commission that will decide the project's fate.

The Whatcom County Council has extended for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area.

Whatcom County extends moratorium on crude oil exports

March 23, 2017

The Whatcom County Council has extended for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area.

The actor who played the patriarch of the Addams Family says the gas drilling process known as fracking is no joke.

Altogether ooky: Gomez Addams actor opposes fracking

March 23, 2017

The actor who played the patriarch of the Addams Family says the gas drilling process known as fracking is no joke.

The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

March 22, 2017

The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil.

he company is pleased to have all available long-term firm service capacity now contracted on the oil pipeline with a diverse group of 13 customers.

Open season for Trans Mountain expansion concludes

March 22, 2017

he company is pleased to have all available long-term firm service capacity now contracted on the oil pipeline with a diverse group of 13 customers.

Speakers at a jobs rally in Charleston have urged the passage of legislation to benefit the state's oil and natural gas industry.

West Virginia oil and gas industry holds jobs rally

March 22, 2017

Speakers at a jobs rally in Charleston have urged the passage of legislation to benefit the state's oil and natural gas industry.

EnerMech has been awarded a pre-commissioning subcontract by Technip Oceania Pty Ltd, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, on the Shell Australia operated Prelude FLNG project.

Technip Oceania PPU win for EnerMech in Australia

March 22, 2017

EnerMech has been awarded a pre-commissioning subcontract by Technip Oceania Pty Ltd, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, on the Shell Australia operated Prelude FLNG project.

Brazil's state-run oil company says it posted a $4.8 billion loss in 2016 mainly because of a reduction in the value of assets it needs to sell to lower a debt estimated at more than $100 billion.

Brazil's Petrobras posts $4.8 billion loss in 2016

March 22, 2017

Brazil's state-run oil company says it posted a $4.8 billion loss in 2016 mainly because of a reduction in the value of assets it needs to sell to lower a debt estimated at more...

Siemens have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and will leverage their portfolios to help U.S. utilities and the oil and gas industry establish an integrated first line of defense against cyber-attacks.

Siemens, Atos expand strategic relationship to include cybersecurity for U.S. utilities, oil and gas industry

March 22, 2017

Siemens have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and will leverage their portfolios to help U.S. utilities and the oil and gas industry establish an integrated first line...

New Jersey's Democratic U.S. senators have written federal regulators with concerns over a proposed 120-mile, $1.2 billion pipeline to carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to their state.

Booker, Menendez raise concerns over PennEast gas pipeline

March 22, 2017

New Jersey's Democratic U.S. senators have written federal regulators with concerns over a proposed 120-mile, $1.2 billion pipeline to carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to the...

Wyoming oil-gas auction brings in $30M, most since 2011

March 21, 2017

An online auction of rights to drill on Wyoming state lands has brought in almost $30 million, the most since oil and gas were booming six years ago.

The Johan Sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with (DG2) Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup offshore development, awarding FEED contracts to Aker Solutions, Kværner and Siemens.

Proceeding with Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development

March 21, 2017

The Johan Sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with (DG2) Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup offshore development, awarding FEED contracts to Aker Solutions, Kværner and S...

Cascade Natural Gas has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it broke state and federal pipeline safety rules.

State fines Cascade Natural Gas $1M over safety violations

March 21, 2017

Cascade Natural Gas has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it broke state and federal pipeline safety rules.

Subsea 7 announced today the award of a large contract by BP as part of the deepwater Mad Dog 2 development, located approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Gulf of Mexico

March 21, 2017

Subsea 7 announced today the award of a large contract by BP as part of the deepwater Mad Dog 2 development, located approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans.