Oklahoma regulators on April 19 ordered a wastewater disposal well shut and told two operators to reduce injection volumes, the second such directive in less than two weeks after a series of earthquakes shook the state.

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said in a joint statement with Alaska's other lawmakers that the drilling would "help ensure the energy and economic security of our nation."

The decisions relate to probes into suspected corruption involving Odebrecht’s business with state oil firm Pemex, officials said. The government did not provide details.

Italian oil major Eni has no plans to pull out of its joint venture with Russia's Rosneft despite escalating sanctions against Russia, CEO Claudio Descalzi says.

ExxonMobil spokesman Scott Silvestri called the lawsuit part of a misplaced effort to pin the global phenomenon of climate change on oil producers alone.

USE It Act, carbon capture, utilization and sequestration, CCUS, CO2 EOR, oil and gas technology

The so-called USE It Act encourages carbon capture, utilization and sequestration projects with focus on technology development and adding commercial value such as for CO2 EOR.

Australia's NT commissioned an inquiry into the environmental, social and economic risks of fracking and on April 17 accepted the inquiry's conclusion that the risks were manageable.

The nine justices heard about an hour of arguments that will resolve the amount of money that rival ION Geophysical must pay for infringing Schlumberger technology.

Oil recovered some ground on April 16, but prices were still down on the day as investor concern waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend.

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While companies are finally seeing black in the financial reports again, oil and gas jobs are still lagging, a Conference Board of Canada study revealed.

The court ruled that Attorney General Maura Healey had jurisdiction to seek records to probe whether ExxonMobil's marketing or sale of fossil fuel products violated the state's consumer protection law.

Brazil oil and gas, Anabal Santos Jr., Brazilian Association for Independent Producers of Oil & Gas, ABPIP, Decio Oddone, ANP

As Brazil’s offshore segment flourishes, onshore opportunities have not gained much attention. But the Brazilian government is working to make its onshore assets more attractive.

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