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  • Christian elected chairman of Texas RRC
    Commissioner Wayne Christian was unanimously elected chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission.
  • Anadarko sanctions Mozambique LNG project
    Anadarko Petroleum has formally sanctioned its Mozambican LNG project, Mozambique LNG. Anadarko is developing Mozambique’s first onshore LNG facility, initially consisting of two LNG trains with a total nameplate capacity of 12.88 million tonnes/year. Feed gas comes from Golfinho-Atum field in Offshore Area 1 where Anadarko and its partners have discovered 75 tcf of recoverable […]
  • Leaseholders told to recalculate royalties under 2016 rule
    A federal court’s March decision that vacated the US Office of Natural Resources Revenue’s repeal of its consolidated federal oil and gas and federal and Indian oil and gas effectively reinstated the 2016 requirements, ONRR advised federal leaseholders. Accordingly, the leaseholders should recalculate royalties under the 2016 rule for production since Jan. 1, 2017, it […]
  • PTTEP agrees to acquire Partex Holdings
    PTT Exploration & Production Co. has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Partex Holding from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation of Portugal for as much as $622 million. The deal, expected to close by yearend, will boost the Thai company’s net-interest production by 16,000 b/d of oil and reserves by 65 million boe of oil […]
  • ConocoPhillips to acquire Nuna discovery acreage
    ConocoPhillips Alaska reported it will acquire 11 tracts covering 21,000 acres in the western Alaska North Slope, which includes the 2012 Nuna oil discovery, from Caelus Natural Resources Alaska. Nuna lies east of the Colville River and 5 miles southwest of Oooguruk oil field where, in January, Caelus agreed to sell a 70% interest to […]
  • Roberts named Stakeholder Midstream COO
    Josh J. Roberts has been promoted to chief operating officer of Stakeholder Midstream. Roberts is responsible for the management and oversight of Stakeholder’s engineering and operations functions. Since joining Stakeholder in 2015, Roberts has been responsible for the design and construction of the San Andres Crude Gathering System and the Campo Viejo Gas Gathering System.
  • Lime Rock to buy certain Oklahoma assets from BP
    Lime Rock Resources has agreed to acquire from BP America Production certain oil and natural gas properties in Cleveland and McClain counties, Okla. The properties lie 50 miles east of Lime Rock’s existing Norge unit operations that it acquired in 2014.
  • MARKET: Brent crude falls more than $1/bbl
    Brent oil prices fell on the London market by more than $1/bbl for August and September delivery while light, sweet crude oil in New York for July delivery settled under $52/bbl on concerns of the possibility of oil shipment disruptions through the Middle East. The price drops came amid talk of a possible military confrontation […]
  • ONGC moves 35 rigs ahead of monsoon season
    India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. reported moving a record-high 35 offshore drilling rigs to new locations ahead of the Indian monsoon season. Aqualis Offshore said it assisted with many of the moves.
  • DRBC approves dock, adds products to Gibbstown project
    The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) unanimously approved construction of a second dock and associated storage that would add LNG and other energy products to the proposed Gibbstown Logistics Center in southern New Jersey. The commission’s June 12 action followed a June 6 public hearing and a 15-day comment period.

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