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  • Oil Prices Up Slightly On Pipeline Outage Support

    Oil prices rose almost 1% as a pipeline outage in Britain continued to support prices.
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  • BLOG: Attitudes About Age Cut Both Ways

    What are two ways that you can protect yourself against age discrimination?
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  • The Oil and Gas Industry Wakes Up to Blockchain

    Blockchain has emerged as a powerful ledger platform that reduces enormous complexities in the supply chain.
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  • Subsea Sector Still Supports Around 45,000 Jobs in UK

    The subsea sector still supports around 45,000 jobs in the UK, despite the recent downturn in oil and gas, according to Subsea UK's latest business activity review.
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  • OGTC Launches Fund to Find New Digital, Decommissioning Technologies

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre launches a $2.6 million (GBP 2 million) fund to find new digital and decommissioning technologies.
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  • Oil Slips As US Gasoline Stock Build Overshadows Crude Draw

    Oil prices slipped for a second straight day.
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  • Will Oil Producers Do As They Say Or Do As They Sell?

    North America's oil producers have adopted a meek tone of late. But the numbers suggest they're locked and loaded heading into 2018.
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  • OPEC Sees Balanced Oil Market By Late 2018 As Cuts Erode Glut

    OPEC expects the world oil market to be balanced by late 2018.
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  • Petrofac Secures Almost $1B in New Contracts

    Oil and gas services company Petrofac has secured almost $1 billion in new contracts from Basra Oil Company (BOC) and BP plc.
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  • Crude Slips as Worries Soften Over North Sea Oil Pipeline Crack

    Fears subsided that a hairline crack in one of the world's most important oil pipelines would cause a major supply disruption.
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  • Rigzone Poll: Age Discrimination a Concern in Oil and Gas

    Two-thirds of poll participants report first-hand experience with age discrimination.
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  • Saudi Aramco Lifts Spending Plans To $414B Over Next Decade

    Saudi Aramco plans to raise its spending to $414 billion over the next 10 years.
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  • Industry Body Welcomes Arrival of New North Sea Player

    Industry body Oil & Gas UK welcomes the arrival of new exploration and production joint venture Spirit Energy.
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  • Oil, Gas Firms Could Lose Millions Due to Forties Pipeline Shutdown

    Oil and gas firms could lose millions of dollars in the event of a prolonged shut down of the Forties Pipeline System, oil and gas analysts at GMP FirstEnergy have confirmed.
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  • Brent Reaches Highest Since 2015 After Forties Pipeline Shutdown

    Brent crude jumps to its highest since June 2015 as a key North Sea pipeline shut down.
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  • Nodding Donkeys Fail as Long Shale Wells Make Pumping Oil Harder

    Some of oil reserves may get stuck underground if the industry's pumps keep failing.
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  • Robotics Process Automation Benefits and Challenges Oil, Gas Workforce

    The oil and gas industry has used RPA to solve many workforce problems following the downturn, but challenges still exist.
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  • UAE Says OPEC, Allies To Announce Exit Strategy From Oil Cuts In June

    United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazroui says OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers plan to announce in June an exit strategy from global supply cuts.
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  • Oil, Gas to Continue to Play Key Role in North East Scotland Growth

    The oil and gas industry will continue to play a key role in North East Scotland's growth, Derek Leith, EY office managing partner for Aberdeen, has confirmed.
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  • Oil Rises Nearly 2% On China Demand, But Weekly Losses Loom

    Oil prices rose almost 2%, helped by rising Chinese crude demand and threats of a strike in Africa's largest oil exporter.
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