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1/20/20 SNC-Lavalin Wins UAE Haliba Field Contract Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Execs from the Al Dhafra joint venture commemorate first oil from the Haliba field in this ADNOC photo from July 2019. PHOTO SOURCE: ADNOC
OPEC, IEA or EIA Completely Wrong in 2020 Oil Market Analysis Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Somebody big has got their analysis of the 2020 oil market flat wrong.
Libya Oil Production Plunges Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Libya's eastern warlord kept virtually all of the nation's oil fields shut in a show of defiance after world leaders failed to persuade him to sign a peace deal.
Panhandle Appoints New CEO Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. has revealed that Chad L. Stephens has been approved as the new chief executive officer of the company.
Global Exploration Poised for Upswing Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Global exploration is poised for an upswing as operators flock to licensing rounds, according to Rystad Energy.
Snake Oil Goes Mainstream Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
An obscure part of the global marine-fuel market, once viewed as having little value for most shippers, is about to have its day.
Oil Up After Unrest Hits Key OPEC Producers Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020
Oil jumped back above $65 a barrel as supply disruptions in Iraq and Libya reignited concerns over the market's vulnerability to geopolitical risk in key production regions.
Oil Prices Nearly Flat for the Week Posted on Thursday January 16, 2020
WTI and Brent crude oil futures posted small gains Friday but are down slightly for the week.
McDermott Hits Freeport LNG Milestone Posted on Thursday January 16, 2020
Train 2 at Freeport LNG has begun commercial operations, engineering and construction contractor McDermott reported Friday.
US Adds 15 Oil, Gas Rigs Posted on Thursday January 16, 2020
The U.S. rig count increased for the first time this year as the nation added 14 oil rigs and one gas rig.
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