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    Steven Newman has retired from Transocean

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    IHS: Historic gains in US oil production may come to a halt in 2015

    Stunning growth in US oil production may come to a halt by mid-2015 as low oil prices begin to constrain US tight oil production, which has been the dominant engine of world oil supply gains in recent years.


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