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Refinery outage and quick price reactions

Refinery outage and quick price reactions

The US EIA discusses how the petroleum refinery outages in California are highlighting the markets’ quick price reaction.

Development plan for Peregrino Phase II submitted

Development plan for Peregrino Phase II submitted

Statoil together with its partner Sinochem submitted the Plan of Development (PoD) to the National Agency of Petroleum.

Impacts of falling oil prices

Impacts of falling oil prices

Scholars from Brookings have weighed in on the impacts of falling oil prices.

Surviving 2015

Surviving 2015

Dirk Frame, T.A. Cook Consultants, UK, discusses the prospects for shale in 2015.

 

Possible refinery price manipulation hearings

Possible refinery price manipulation hearings

Answering a call from Consumer Watchdog, Senate lawmakers have decided to hold hearings on possible refinery manipulation of gas prices via refinery shutdowns and slowdowns.

The rise in salt cavern storage of natural gas

The rise in salt cavern storage of natural gas

The US EIA has commented on how the rise in salt cavern storage capacity for natural gas has offset the declines in other capacities.

Comments on California refinery shutdowns and slowdowns

Comments on California refinery shutdowns and slowdowns

Consumer Watchdog has said that California refinery profits have fattened on 60 cents gas price spike since shutdowns and slowdowns.

Cross sector impact of lower oil prices

Cross sector impact of lower oil prices

Fitch Ratings have said that there is a broad cross sector impact evident in sustained US$50/bbl oil price scenario.

 

Zion signs drilling rig MOU with Viking Services

Zion signs drilling rig MOU with Viking Services

MOU to contract for a land-based oil and gas rig with deep drilling capacity and certain other oilfield services.

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

Obama exercises Presidential veto for the first time in five years.

Chinese process gas compressors

Chinese process gas compressors

Frost and Sullivan have found that customisation is the key to success in the Chinese process gas compressors market.

API urges balanced approach to Colorado energy regulation

API urges balanced approach to Colorado energy regulation

API urged lawmakers to carefully review the recommendations put forth by Governor John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and natural gas development.

 

Making regulation work

Making regulation work

Peter Davidson, UKPIA, discusses a new approach to regulating major accident hazards in the UK.

US imports of Canadian oilsands will continue to grow

US imports of Canadian oilsands will continue to grow

IHS has said that the vast majority of crude oil transported via KeystoneXL will be consumed in the US and Canadian oilsands imports in to the US will grow regardless.

Distillate fuel sulphur content

Distillate fuel sulphur content

The US Energy Information Administration has said that a large reduction in distillate fuel sulphur content has had only minor effects on energy content.

ExxonMobil employees encourage girls to pursue engineering

ExxonMobil employees encourage girls to pursue engineering

ExxonMobil is encouraging girls to consider science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

 

 
 

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