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JAPEX begins commercial shale oil production in Onnagawa formation

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (JAPEX) has been preparing for Japan’s first demonstration experiment of tight formation multistage fracturing at the Onnagaw...

PA Resources updates on Tunisian farm-out process

In May 2013, PA Resources entered into an agreement to sell to EnQuest 70% interests in, and to transfer the operatorship of, the offshore assets in Tunisia, whic...

Tortoise Capital Advisors offers open-end mutual fund

Tortoise Capital Advisors has introduced the Tortoise Select Opportunity Fund, an open-end mutual fund that has a dedicated focus on select opportunities across t...

Kentz reports on new CFO, board changes

Kentz Corp. Ltd. reports that CFO Ed Power will step down from his position, on reaching his normal retirement age, on May 29. Consistent with his retirement, Pow...

Horizon Energy signs oil and gas lease option

Horizon Energy Corp. has signed an option agreement for an oil and gas lease in Webb County, Texas. The land under consideration consists of two tracts totaling 1...

Changes in longitudes: Part 2 — the four barriers to ethane exports

It is a familiar refrain in the shale era. The US produces more of a hydrocarbon commodity than it can use. This time we are talking ethane, a natural gas liquid ...

MainStay, Cushing to partner on MLP, energy-related mutual funds

MainStay Investments has formed a new subadvisory relationship with Cushing Asset Management LP. Through this relationship, MainStay would adopt three existing op...

Dino signs Middle East oil and gas participation agreement

Calgary, Alberta-based Dino Energy Corp. has entered into an agreement in which Dino will assume, along with conditions, 49% ownership interest in a newly establi...

Survey: Access to capital most important financial issue facing companies in 2014

Capital One Bank conducted a survey of conference attendees at NAPE International in Houston, TX. The survey, conducted on February 6-7, 2014, was developed to ga...

Wellsite Rental Services appoints Ferrier VP

Wellsite Rental Services LLC (WRS), a rental equipment provider for the drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry, has appointed Rex Ferrier as ...