Showing posts with label Oil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oil. Show all posts

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Trump administration sued for allowing ‘unlimited’ dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico
The Trump administration is being sued by an activist organization for allegedly allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico, without considering the detrimental effect it will have on marine life.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

OPEC ministers agree to extend oil production cut deal until end of 2018

oil production cut deal
OPEC ministers agreed at the meeting on November 30 to extend the oil production reduction agreement until the end of 2018, Oil and Gas Minister of Oman Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy told TASS.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Iran's oilfield, petrochem plants survive strong earthquake: report

Iran's Azar oilfield
Production activities at Iran's Azar oilfield and petrochemical plants in the western provinces have not been affected by the deadly 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, Financial Tribune daily reported on Tuesday.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Mexico announces biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

mexico oil company Pemex
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto revealed on Friday that the national oil company, Pemex, had made Mexico's largest onshore oil discovery in 15 years.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

IMF predicts oil price plunge to $50 per barrel in 2017-2018

oil $50 per barrel
The International Monetary Fund expects global oil prices at around $50 per barrel, down from its April projection of $55 per barrel, according to the World Economic Outlook report published Tuesday.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia claims new oil field discovered in the Arctic

Preliminary data indicate a new oil field has been discovered in an area said to hold at least a dozen promising reservoirs, Russian oil company Rosneft said.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Massive Spill Kept Secret: Australia Oil Regulator Hid Key Leak Data for Months

Australia’s governmental oil watchdog group knew for months about a previously uncontrolled underwater oil leak but kept the information hidden from the public until now.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

China succeeds in mining combustible ice in S. China Sea

China has succeeded in collecting samples of combustible ice in the South China Sea, a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution, Minister of Land and Resources Jiang Daming said Thursday.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

South Africa: Industrial pollution blamed for rise in diseases

People living along the coast in the South African city of Durban have long complained about the effects of toxic industrial pollution.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Moscow, Riyadh to Propose Oil Output Cut Deal Extension for Another Nine Months

Moscow, Riyadh to Propose Oil Output Cut Deal Extension for Another Nine Months
Moscow and Riyadh are set to propose the prolongation of the Vienna agreement on oil output cuts for another nine months, the joint statement of the Russian and Saudi energy ministers said Monday.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Siberian experts developing new 3D seismic survey methods to locate Arctic hydrocarbons

Researchers from the Institute of the Novosibirsk-based Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics together with the Krasnoyarsk subsidiary of Russian oil giant, Rosneft, are creating new methods of 3D seismic survey to search for oil and gas fields in the Arctic.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Trump's offshore drilling order legal, backers say

A White House effort to open up offshore areas to oil and gas drilling is in line with the letter of the law, a trade group said in response to a challenge.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Review of US Offshore Energy Plan

President Donald Trump signed on Friday a new executive order directing the Department of the Interior to conduct a review of existing plans for offshore energy development.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump publicará un decreto para permitir nuevos pozos de petróleo y gas en alta mar

La orden buscará una revisión de "ciertas regulaciones" y "lugares disponibles" para la exploración de petróleo y gas en aguas estadounidenses, detalla una fuente de la Casa Blanca.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia seeks 10 pct renewable energy in six years: minister

Saudi Arabia wants 10 percent of its electricity to come from renewable sources within several years as part of a transformation in its power sector, the energy minister said Monday.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Crude Prices Jump after US Strikes on Syria

Oil prices rallied on Friday after the United States launched a missile strike against Syria, sparking fears that an escalation of the conflict in the crude-rich Middle East could disrupt supplies.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Filing Complaint to Oppose Keystone Pipeline

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier told Sputnik that his group is trying to meet a Monday deadline to file a complaint opposing the US Department of State’s decision to approve a permit for construction of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Trump administration approves divisive Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Friday, January 27, 2017

TransCanada Submits Permit Application to US State Dept. for Keystone Approval

The TransCanada Corporation has applied to the US Department of State for a presidential permit to obtain approval to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada's President Russ Girling announced in a statement.

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