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July 18, 2024
About 500,000 bpd of marketable oil sands production could be within 10 km (6.2 miles) of an out-of-control blaze, Rystad Energy said in a report Thursday. That’s equal to roughly 10% of the total oil production in the province. As much as 1.2 MMbpd could be within 20 km.
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July 17, 2024
The deal includes a 10% interest in 15 oil mining leases and the Forcados and Bonny export terminals, which are part of the Shell Petroleum Development Co. joint venture, Nigerian-owned Chappal Energies said in a statement Wednesday.
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July 17, 2024
PEL 73 is located onshore northeast Namibia, covering an area of approximately 25,341 km2. Two exploration wells are planned to be drilled in the Damara Fold Belt basin in the second half of 2024. The wells are targeting a combined un-risked resource potential of 489 MMbbl of oil, based on the most recent prospective resource report by Netherland, Sewell & Associates Inc.
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July 16, 2024
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it is seeking public opinion on whether or not to expand so-called “protected” areas in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A). If enacted, the measure would expand on the Biden administration’s recent ban on new oil and gas drilling projects in the region.
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July 15, 2024
ConocoPhillips received a second information request from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding its proposed acquisition of Marathon Oil. Both companies received the requests on July 11 and are collaborating with the FTC to review the merger.
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July 09, 2024
Grayson Mill was one the largest remaining private opportunities reasonably likely to come up for sale, with around 500 remaining drilling locations and over 100 Mboed production. Among remaining private equity-sponsored E&Ps, as opposed to truly private companies like Continental Resources, Grayson Mill had the largest count of remaining undeveloped gross drilling locations.
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July 09, 2024
Over the next two weeks, the well will be flowed and production-tested to more rigorously determine the reservoir pressure, fluid composition, well flow rate and bulk reservoir permeability, and to deliver an early estimate of the overall potential recoverable resources.
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July 08, 2024
The Naingopo well is targeting 163 MMbbl mof unrisked prospective oil resources or 843 Bcf of unrisked prospective natural gas resources.
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July 06, 2024
The lawsuit filed Friday takes aim at an Interior Department rule that explicitly bars oil leasing on 10.6 million acres (4.3 million hectares) of the 23-million-acre reserve, while restricting future oil development in 13 million acres designated as “special areas.”
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July 04, 2024
Intelligent Wellhead Systems and ProFrac announced the first successful field tests utilizing MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) protocol for the safe and efficient transfer and visualization of wellsite data during hydraulic fracturing operations.
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July 04, 2024
Oil majors in Nigeria have been offloading onshore and shallow water blocks — located in a challenging operating environment, where infrastructure damage from crude theft is a regular occurrence — to domestic producers for more than a decade.
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June 2024
Operators that rule out powerful permanent magnet motors for artificial lift operations are constraining environmental and efficiency gains.
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June 2024
Thick, durable barrier coatings protect continuous rod from mechanical and corrosion damage, reducing rod fatigue failures, associated downtime, and operating costs.
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July 01, 2024
To date, Apex has drilled 10 wells. Six of the 10 drilled wells are currently producing, one has been completed as a water supply well for a water injection project, two are discoveries waiting on completions, and one was a dry hole.
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June 30, 2024
U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy) is expanding its operations in the prolific Permian basin. U.S. Energy is poised for significant growth and development in one of the most productive oil and gas regions in the United States.
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June 30, 2024
The contracts relate to phase two development of the vast Jafurah unconventional gas field, phase three expansion of Aramco’s Master Gas System, new gas rigs and ongoing capacity maintenance.
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June 27, 2024
SM Energy Co. and Northern Oil and Gas Inc., two U.S. shale drillers, agreed to acquire assets in Utah’s Uinta basin for about $2.6 billion in cash, the latest in a string of oil and gas acquisitions as operators look to scale up.
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June 26, 2024
More than 50% of oil executives told the Dallas Fed they foresee lower domestic crude production if the consolidation trend continues for five years, according to second-quarter survey results released Wednesday. 
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June 26, 2024
Caerus aims to be “the Rocky Mountain region’s most efficient producer,” according to its website. The company operates more than 7,400 wells in the Piceance Basin in Colorado and Uinta Basin in Utah. It also has infrastructure assets including 2,400 miles of gas and water pipelines and a number of water treatment and storage facilities.
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June 25, 2024
Pytheas Energy, Inc announced the addition of three producing oil and gas properties to its growing portfolio: the Andrews Crane asset, the Bakken asset, and the Minerva-Rockdale asset. These represent both working and non-working interests in 620 oil and gas wells, with a combined gross current production of approximately 357 bpd.
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June 25, 2024
The agreement’s scope is to deliver human resources solutions for Repsol’s multi-disciplinary resourcing needs in areas such as drilling and wells, geology and subsurface, HSE, logistics, operations, maintenance, decommissioning, administrative support and cost control.
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