Mexico’s senate approves key energy reform bill

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.


Whiting Petroleum to acquire Kodiak for $6B

In a deal that will create the largest Bakken/Three Forks producer, Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) has agreed to acquire Denver, CO-based Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) in an all-stock transaction valued at $6 billion.


UAS in the petroleum industry and the benefits of the technology

Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly called drones, can be leveraged by the oil and gas industry to collect data to revolutionize upstream, midstream, and downstream operations.


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Texas running one-quarter of all drilling rigs

With 889 rigs currently operating, Texas is running 47% of the 1,873 drilling rigs currently operating within the US, according to Baker Hughes data published June 26.


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Mexico's Senate approves bills expanding power of energy regulators

July 22, 2014

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

ZaZa Energy enters into $7.5M capital markets transaction

July 22, 2014 ZaZa Energy Corp. has entered into a $7.5 million capital markets transaction with Crede Capital Group LLC, a Los Angeles-based family office. The company plans to use the proceeds to fund addition...

Tallgrass updates on acquisition, offering of common units

July 22, 2014 Tallgrass Energy Partners LP reports that Tallgrass Development LP has offered TEP the right to purchase a 33.3% interest in Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline LLC for a total consideration of $600 mi...

Jones Energy appoints Voyles to board of directors

July 22, 2014

Jones Energy Inc. has appointed Robb L. Voyles to serve as a director of the company, effective July 21. Voyles will serve as an independent director and a member of the audit committee.

FMC signs agreement with operators to develop next-gen subsea equipment

July 22, 2014 FMC Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement that establishes a joint industry program (JIP) that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BP, ConocoPhillips, and Shell to develop a new generation of st...

Wintershall selects 8over8’s ProCon solution

July 22, 2014

Wintershall Holding GmbH has selected 8over8 Ltd.’s contract management platform to underpin its global capital development strategy.

US capital expenditure on refining capacity additions to reach $4B by 2020

July 22, 2014 The US is forecast to spend approximately $4 billion on refining capacity expansion projects between 2014 and 2020, enabling the country to process its increasing volumes of unconventional resource...

ZaZa Energy enters into $7.5M capital markets transaction

Jul 22, 2014 ZaZa Energy Corp. has entered into a $7.5 million capital markets transaction with Crede Capital ...

US capital expenditure on refining capacity additions to reach $4B by 2020

Jul 22, 2014 The US is forecast to spend approximately $4 billion on refining capacity expansion projects betw...

Water management critical in Appalachia

Jul 18, 2014 The combining of horizontal drilling and fracture stimulation technology has revolutionized the o...

Resurgent IPO market provides fresh capital for increasing deal activity

Jul 18, 2014 PLS reports that year-to-date, the upstream A&D markets are significantly outperforming year-...

Backwardation in the market

Jul 18, 2014 The current combination of steeply backwardated crude oil markets and historically low volatility...

Ease export restrictions on US crude

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Aker Solutions updates on proposed demerger

July 11, 2014 The board of directors of Aker Solutions ASA has, in accordance with the strategy disclosed April...
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Jones Energy appoints Voyles to board of directors

July 22, 2014

Jones Energy Inc. has appointed Robb L. Voyles to serve as a director of the company, effective July 21. Voyles will serve as an independent director and a member of the audit committee.

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Mexico's Senate approves bills expanding power of energy regulators

July 22, 2014

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

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Carnarvon to explore two permits in Barrow sub-basin

June 5, 2014 Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. has been awarded two contiguous blocks on the eastern flank of the proli...
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ZaZa Energy enters into $7.5M capital markets transaction

July 22, 2014 ZaZa Energy Corp. has entered into a $7.5 million capital markets transaction with Crede Capital Group LLC, a Los Angeles-based family office. The company plans to use the proceeds to fund addition...
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Tallgrass updates on acquisition, offering of common units

July 22, 2014 Tallgrass Energy Partners LP reports that Tallgrass Development LP has offered TEP the right to p...
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ZaZa Energy enters into $7.5M capital markets transaction

July 22, 2014 ZaZa Energy Corp. has entered into a $7.5 million capital markets transaction with Crede Capital ...
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US capital expenditure on refining capacity additions to reach $4B by 2020

July 22, 2014 The US is forecast to spend approximately $4 billion on refining capacity expansion projects betw...
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ZaZa Energy enters into $7.5M capital markets transaction

July 22, 2014 ZaZa Energy Corp. has entered into a $7.5 million capital markets transaction with Crede Capital ...

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