Supreme Court restricts EPA’s authority to shift away from fossil fuels
The U.S. Supreme Court restricted the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to curb greenhouse gases from power plants, siding with coal-mining companies and Republican-led states in a blow to President Joe Biden’s climate-change agenda.
Shell to sign deal with Qatar for large LNG project
Shell Plc is set to follow other Western energy majors by taking a stake in a $29 billion project to boost Qatar’s exports of liquefied natural gas, just as Europe races to shore up new supplies of the fuel.
Four die after ONGC helicopter emergency landing in Arabian Sea
A helicopter carrying nine people near India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s Sagar Kiran offshore rig landed in the Arabian Sea on Tuesday morning, killing four.
France’s Macron tells Biden that UAE, Saudi pumping near oil limits
French President Emmanuel Macron said that the United Arab Emirates’ ruler confided to him that OPEC’s two leading oil exporters are already pumping almost as much oil as they can.
Permian Basin facing new environmental rules that could curb drilling
The Biden administration is considering triggering tougher anti-smog requirements that could curb drilling across parts of the Permian Basin, the world’s biggest oil field that straddles Texas and New Mexico.
Seadrill’s Persian Gulf rig contracts extended for $361 million
Seadrill Limited, an offshore drilling contractor, announced it has been awarded contract extensions for the AOD I, AOD III and West Callisto jackup rigs for work offshore in the Persian Gulf.
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DAS fiber deployed on several wells’ completion strings offshore recorded a 3DVSP survey with ongoing production, but with significant noise encountered. A novel, two-step approach on one well addressed fiber directivity response on recorded data to recover relative amplitudes. The final 3D VSP image showed improved spatial resolution over target intervals.
For many companies, the biggest hurdle is not knowing how to accurately report on ESG goals to investors, in a way that directly correlates to their ROI. This article details the top four ways oil and gas companies can report ESG goals to investors.
Recent moves by the UK government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicate that people in his regime must think that they can play both sides of the street, so to speak, when it comes to oil and gas policy, and get away with it. We are here to tell them that this is not practical, much less ethical and effective.
To borrow a phrase from the recent Energy Workforce & Technology Council annual meeting, I believe the changes we’re seeing are an energy “expansion,” not an energy “transition.”
In December 2021, China and Indonesia had a standoff over E&P in the southern South China Sea that involved unequivocal politico-military intimidation. While China has done this to the Philippines, Vietnam, and Japan, this was a first for Indonesia.
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