U.S. Releases Proposed BOP, Well Control Rules

Some of the federal proposals have already have been adopted by the industry, which worked with regulators following Deepwater Horizon to improve offshore operations.

Push For Offshore Safety Continues As Industry Awaits Regs

Since 2010, the American Petroleum Institute has published more than 100 new and revised standards for E&P safety, including BOP standards.

The Price Is Right: Alpha Revives Cheviot And Blythe

The Cheviot redevelopment in the U.K.’s Northern North Sea is back on track with new operator Alpha Petroleum planning to submit a field development plan this autumn.

U.S. Oil Revolution Shapes World Events, Hersh Says

The balance of power tips from oil producers to consumers, with Russia looking shaken and U.S. policy in the Middle East in flux as production alleviates oil security concerns.

ConocoPhillips Taps Technology To Boost Output, Lower Costs

By using a CAT scan-like technology in the Eagle Ford, hopes are to better understand geology to effectively adjust well spacing and completion designs.