Australia-based, but Alaska-focused 88 Energy was Australian Stock Index star as the country’s oil and gas sector climbed out of a very deep hole.

Less product results in greater depth than the competition.

Brazil, oil, gas, onshore, marginal, rounds

Aiming to boost the onshore industry, Brazil’s government wants to triple its output.

Brent, platform, oil, decommissioning, Delta, North Sea, Shell

With Shell U.K. Ltd. submitting a decommissioning program for the Brent Field to the U.K. government, three concrete gravity-based platforms create major logistics problems.

Statoil, costs, breakeven, technology, offshore, Johan Castberg, oil, Margareth Øvrum

The company has initiated cost-saving measures and tackled drilling efficiency among other areas while working toward its goal of developing a remotely operated factory.

India, Cairn India, oil, demand, production, Anil Agarwal, Vendata

The country aims to increase domestic oil and gas exploration, development and production, while reducing its reliance on imports, to meet growing demand.

Project aims to enhance recovery through better rock physics understanding.

Suriname, Tullow Oil, exploration, oil, Guyana, South America, offshore

The London-based company is gearing up to drill the Araku prospect offshore Suriname and start seismic campaigns, including offshore Guyana updip of ExxonMobil’s Liza discovery.

A groundbreaking initiative has seen a rare cooperation between two Middle Eastern NOCs as part of a JIP to develop an oil-in-water removal and media regeneration package.

Diamond Offshore, drilling, oil, Barclays, analyst

The sector has benefited from OPEC’s production cut, analysts say, but declining demand remains.

Alberta operators face more than CA$2 billion in environmental licensee liability rating costs.

 

Judge Neil Gorsuch’s past decisions on cases involving the Chevron Doctrine indicate he leans toward less deference to federal agencies. 

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