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Mexico's Senate approves bills expanding power of energy regulators

Jul 22, 2014

Mexico's Senate gave its general approval on July 21 to legislation laying out expanded powers for energy regulators, according to Reuters.

Environmental groups targeting upstream

Jul 18, 2014

Clean Air Act disputes delaying projects, increasing costs

Mexico’s senate approves key energy reform bill

Jul 18, 2014

Mexico's Senate gave general approval July 18 to a key bill to regulate the opening of the oil and gas industries to private investment, the centerpiece of President Enrique Pena Nieto's economic reform agenda, Reuters says.

British government helps fund new Oil and Gas Authority

Jul 17, 2014

The British government has pledged another £3 million ($5.14 million) a year in funding for the country's new oil regulator until 2022, after which it will be fully financed by the industry, according to a Reuters report.

APPEA welcomes carbon tax repeal, boost for Australian LNG exporters

Jul 17, 2014

Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Chief Executive David Byers said July 17, “Today’s repeal of the carbon pricing mechanism is significant as it removes a cost facing Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters competing in global markets – one that does not exist for our international competitors... "

Mexico's Senate committees approve key parts of energy bill

Jul 16, 2014

Mexico’s Senate committees have approved a set of laws to regulate the opening of Mexico's oil and gas industries to private investment, Reuters says.

New York high court upholds local bans on hydraulic fracturing

Jul 9, 2014

On June 30, 2014, the New York State Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, held that municipalities can effectively “zone out” oil and gas operations by passing zoning ordinances that ban oil and gas production activities, including hydraulic fracturing, within municipal boundaries.

Will the current sectarian conflict in Iraq have a significant impact on oil prices this summer?

Jul 9, 2014

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Golden Pass files application for LNG project

Jul 8, 2014

Golden Pass Products LCC of Houston has submitted a formal application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to construct and operate its proposed LNG export facility at the existing Golden Pass LNG import site in Sabine Pass, Texas.

Linc Energy to begin underground coal gasification operation in Poland

Jul 7, 2014

Linc Energy Ltd. has gained initial approval from the Polish Ministry of the Environment to begin an Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project in Poland.

Energy Trading & Marketing

Opportune has client-centric focus

Dec 12, 2013

Rapidly-growing Firm Concentrates on Consulting, Tax, and Outsourcing

Move quickly on LNG exports

Nov 12, 2013

DOE's Cove Point decision should govern all LNG export requests.

Will emissions costs choke petchem expansions?

Jun 20, 2013 Emission regulations require that companies planning new olefin crackers in EPA designated nonattainment areas like Houston must buy emission credi...

Little named president of EQECAT

Mar 21, 2013 ABS Group has appointed Paul Little as president of EQECAT, its catastrophe modeling company. Little replaces Bill Keogh who has resigned from the ...

Crazy little crude called Brent -- links to ICE Futures

Mar 12, 2013 Brent physical traders are members of an exclusive club that transacts roughly fifty 600 MBbl cargoes of crude a month representing about 1 MMb/d o...

Regulatory Monitor

Mexico's Senate approves bills expanding power of energy regulators

Jul 22, 2014 Mexico's Senate gave its general approval on July 21 to legislation layi...

Environmental groups targeting upstream

Jul 18, 2014

Clean Air Act disputes delaying projects, increasing costs

Mexico’s senate approves key energy reform bill

Jul 18, 2014 Mexico's Senate gave general approval July 18 to a key bill to regulate ...

British government helps fund new Oil and Gas Authority

Jul 17, 2014 The British government has pledged another £3 million ($5.14 million) a ...

APPEA welcomes carbon tax repeal, boost for Australian LNG exporters

Jul 17, 2014 Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Ch...

Risk Management

Silver Lake acquires Quorum Business Solutions

Jul 14, 2014 Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk have agreed to acquire Qu...

Superior Energy Services names Remson VP

Jun 9, 2014 Superior Energy Services has named Paul Remson as vice president of risk...

SPE event to focus on offshore risk management

Mar 31, 2014 Former Subsea 7 Global Insurance Director Robert Armstrong will present ...

Excellere Partners invests in Frontline and G2

Mar 22, 2014 Excellere Partners has completed investments in both Frontline Energy Se...

Quorum acquires Phoenix ETRM Software from Woodlands Solutions

Feb 12, 2014 Quorum Business Solutions Inc., a provider of business information techn...

Software Technology

Wintershall selects 8over8’s ProCon solution

Jul 22, 2014 Wintershall Holding GmbH has selected 8over8 Ltd.’s contract management ...

Silver Lake acquires Quorum Business Solutions

Jul 14, 2014 Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk have agreed to acquire Qu...

Stochastic Simulation acquires reservoir modeling software

Jul 7, 2014 Stochastic Simulation Ltd. has acquired PlaNet, an integrated suite of s...

TouchStar continues to grow customer base

Jun 24, 2014 TouchStar, a multinational provider of logistics and mobility software s...

CoreLogic offers new land records management solution

Jun 19, 2014 CoreLogic has introduced a new land records management solution that is ...

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