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    The latest upstream oil and gas news from around the world.

  • Big Oil Turns To Big Data To Save Big Money On Drilling

    In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky earth.
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  • Iraq's Oil Exports In June Near May Level, Oil Minister Says

    Iraq's oil exports from fields owned by the central government in Baghdad are at around the same level as in May.
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  • Thailand To Announce Winners For Erawan, Bongkot Gas Fields In Feb 2018

    Thailand will announce the winning bids to take over the concessions to operate the Erawan and Bongkot offshore natural gas fields in the Gulf of Thailand in February next year.
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  • Gas Leak at Gjoa

    A gas leak occurred late Wednesday at the ENGIE E&P operated Gjoa field, located in the North Sea, according to a company statement.
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  • Poland Suspends Russian Gas Supplies Via Yamal Pipeline Due To Poor Quality

    Poland temporarily halted gas deliveries from Russia via the Yamal pipeline due to poor quality of the gas.
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  • Norwegian Production Declining

    Norwegian production is decreasing, according to preliminary output figures released by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
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  • Shell Nigeria Considering Investment In Gas Project In Niger Delta

    Shell is considering whether to invest in a gas project in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub.
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  • OMV Restarts Work At Tunisian Nawara Gas Project After Blockade Ends

    OMV restarts work at its Nawara natural gas project in southern Tunisia.
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  • Alaska Field Hits 40 Years of Production

    The BP-operated Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska reaches 40 years of production, generating more than 12.5 billion barrels of oil in the process.
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  • Hess To Sell Permian EOR Assets To Occidental For $600 Million

    Hess says it will sell its stake in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico.
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  • Libya's Oil Output Rises To 885,000 Bpd Following Wintershall Deal

    Libya's oil production has risen by over 50,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 885,000 bpd after the state oil firm settled a dispute with Germany's Wintershall.
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  • Tunisia Gas Field Protesters Reach Deal, Production To Restart

    Protesters blockading oil and gas fields in southern Tunisia have reached an agreement with the government to end a sit-in and allow production to restart immediately.
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  • WoodMac: Iraq's 2017 Target for Oil Expansion Within Reach

    Iraq's ambition to boost oil-output capacity to a record is "not unrealistic" as the country prepares for the end of OPEC-mandated supply limits, consultants Wood Mackenzie say.
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  • Drax Says May Convert Coal Units To Run On Gas

    British power producer Drax is assessing whether to convert its remaining coal-fired power units to run on gas.
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  • JX Nippon Starts Gas Production Offshore Malaysia

    JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (Malaysia) Limited starts commercial gas production from the Layang field, offshore Sarawak in Malaysia.
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  • Norway Holds 'Significant Remaining Resources'

    Norway's 'significant remaining resources' can create value for the Norwegian society for many decades to come, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's new report.
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  • Production Efficiency on UKCS Rises Again

    Production efficiency on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) rises for a 4th consecutive year to 73%.
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  • North Dakota's Oil Output Rises 2% In April

    North Dakota's daily oil production rose 2% in April as rising crude prices encouraged companies to pump more.
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  • Libya's NOC, Wintershall Strike Interim Deal To Resume Output

    Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) and German oil firm Wintershall have agreed an interim deal to resume production.
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  • Statoil Aims To More Than Triple Brazil Output

    Statoil aims to more than triple its production in Brazil and wants to become the sole operator for the entire Carcara discovery.
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