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  • Permian Crown Jewel Preps for Biden Ban

    The Permian in New Mexico, unlike in Texas, lies largely on federal land.
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  • Weatherford Unveils MPD Milestone

    The service company contends the collaboration is the first of its kind.
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  • Signs Show Possible Onshore Uptick for 2021

    Rigzone panelists offer their insights on the top oil market hits and misses for the week ending Sept. 25, 2020.
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  • Odfjell Drilling Wins Aker BP Contract

    Aker BP has awarded additional work for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible rig.
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  • Repsol Selects Drilling Contractor for Mexico Campaign

    Stena Drilling has signed a new contract with Repsol and others to provide a drillship for a 2021 offshore Mexico drilling campaign.
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  • Baker Hughes Reveals US Rig Gain

    The US rotary rig count rose this past week.
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  • Activist Groups Threaten Arctic Drilling Backlash

    Environmental and indigenous groups are warning major energy companies of a backlash if they participate in a US government auction of Arctic refuge drilling rights.
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  • Fugro Wins Offshore India Survey

    Above is a multibeam seabed image of the Gulf of Kutch on India's west coast. IMAGE SOURCE: Fugro
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  • New Gas Discovery Made Offshore Egypt

    Eni (BIT: ENI) has announced a new gas discovery in the Great Nooros Area.
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  • Apache and Total Evaluate Suriname Discovery

    Apache Corp. and Total S.A. have updated the technical evaluation of their Kwaskwasi-1 discovery well in Block 58 offshore Suriname.
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  • OGA to Publish Historic Seismic Data

    The UK Oil and Gas Authority will make historic seismic data available after a consultation into the reporting and disclosure of such data.
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  • Baker Hughes Rig Count Shows US Decline

    The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States fell by two this past week, reported Baker Hughes.
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  • Turkey Eyes Libya Upstream

    Turkey is in talks over oil and gas exploration in Libya.
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  • Trump Admin Arctic Plan Faces Lawsuit from Blue States

    The group of 15 Democrat-led states alleges the plan fails to account for danger to wildlife and climate-change impacts.
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  • Offshore Asset Gets Significant Resource Upgrade

    Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (AIM: CHAR) has announced a 'significant' resource upgrade for the Anchois asset in the Lixus license offshore Morocco.
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  • Trump Extends Offshore Florida Drilling Ban

    President Donald Trump announced an expanded ban on offshore oil development near the coasts of Florida and the southeast US.
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  • Exxon Hits More Oil Pay Offshore Guyana

    ExxonMobil and its co-venturers have made their 18th discovery offshore Guyana.
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