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Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship to ‘Come Out of the Dark’

From Reuters


Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to “come out of the dark” it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf.

Iranian commandos seized the Stena …

Colorado Oil Regulator Urged to Stop Drilling at First New COGCC Meeting

Colorado Oil Regulator Urged to Stop Drilling at First New COGCC Meeting

From the Denver Business Journal

 

Some sections of SRC Energy’s Comprehensive Drilling Plan gain approval; PetroShare settlement for year-late integrity test unanimously rejected by commission

Anti-fracking activists and neighborhood residents urged Colorado’s oil regulatory agency Tuesday to stop new …

Greenpeace Blocks Entry to BP’s London HQ – Demands End to Oil Exploration

Greenpeace Blocks Entry to BP’s London HQ – Demands End to Oil Exploration

Activist to Dudley: immediately end oil exploration and switch to 100% renewables, or wind down the company; last month’s target was Shell

From Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP’s London headquarters on Monday, demanding one …

Professional Climate Groups Staff Up for Next Colorado Attack

Professional Climate Groups Staff Up for Next Colorado Attack

Climate organizations hiring full-time professionals for next salvo against oil & gas industry in Colorado
National climate groups, which were the strong forces behind the Prop 112 ballot initiative that was intended to shut down new oil and gas drilling

New Bill to Block Offshore Drilling

New Bill to Block Offshore Drilling

From The Hill

House lawmakers in both parties are hoping to use a spending bill to block offshore oil and natural gas drilling in the waterways off their states’ coasts.

A handful of lawmakers, mainly from coastal states, are sponsoring …

Trans-Alaska oil pipeline

A Minimum of 5.7 Billion Barrels Await Drillers at ANWR

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is located on the northern coast of Alaska, due east of both Prudhoe Bay and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA). The coastal plain (the 1002 Area) covers 1.5 million acres and is about 8% …

Cenovus Expects Full Year Oil Sands Volume to be 364,000-382,000 Barrels Per Day in 2018

Cenovus Expects Full Year Oil Sands Volume to be 364,000-382,000 Barrels Per Day in 2018

Cenovus Energy Inc. (ticker: CVE) posted a net earnings loss from continuing operations of $914 million, or $(0.74) per diluted share for Q1 2018, compared to Q1 2017 recorded a net profit of $211 million, or $0.25 per share.

“The …

Canada’s Energy Sector Faces Rough Waters

Canada’s Energy Sector Faces Rough Waters

Stiff U.S. competition, an inter-province pipeline row prolongs limited export opportunity, and U.S. is its only big export customer

 

With U.S. shale on a tear, imports are dropping

Total U.S. crude production reached 10 MMBOPD in November 2017 and …

ConocoPhillips Doubles Down in British Columbia’s Montney with 35,000-Acre Acquisition

ConocoPhillips Doubles Down in British Columbia’s Montney with 35,000-Acre Acquisition

Oil and gas investment in politically risky British Columbia

Just a few days before Kinder Morgan Canada said it would halt investment and construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion due to political risk in British Columbia, ConocoPhillips (ticker: COP) …

Round 3.1 Overview Map

16 Contracts Awarded to 12 Bidders in Mexico’s Shallow Water Auction Round 3.1

Results of Mexico’s Shallow Water Auction – Round 3.1

18 bidders participated in the event

16 contracts were tendered to 12 bidders

On Tuesday, the opening of bids and awarding of exploration and hydrocarbons production contracts for the First Tender …

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

28 Colorado Mayors, County Commissioners Ask Gov. Hickenlooper to Override COGCC Vote on Martinez Case

Colorado’s anti-oil politics

A letter to Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper from a group of sitting Colorado mayors, council members, trustees and county commissioners, dated May 15, 2017, made a plea to the Colorado governor “to override the COGCC vote and …

Trump Administration Action Signals Plans to Move Forward with Keystone XL and Dakota Access

Trump Administration Action Signals Plans to Move Forward with Keystone XL and Dakota Access

Trump executive action could expedite energy pipeline projects

President Donald Trump signed executive actions to accelerate the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects and to decree that American steel should be used for pipelines built in the United States, …

The Clean Power Plan has a New Chance at Life

The Clean Power Plan has a New Chance at Life

The death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia complicates matters around the Clean Power Plan

The passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia last weekend leaves open a seat on the country’s highest court, and it leaves open the door …

Alaska Looks to Plug the Fiscal Dam as Oil Prices Remain Low

Alaska Looks to Plug the Fiscal Dam as Oil Prices Remain Low

“This is a major paradigm shift in how the State of Alaska conducts business” – Governor Walker

Lower commodity prices have taken a major toll on states like Alaska that depend in large part on the revenue from selling oil …

Murkowski Puts Forward New Offshore Legislation

Murkowski Puts Forward New Offshore Legislation

Pushing for larger share of offshore oil and gas revenues

Alaska’s Senator Lisa Murkowski put forward new legislation last week that hopes to bring more revenue from oil and natural gas production on Alaska’s outer continental shelf (OCS) back to …

PRIX Index Forecasts Political Risk for Oil Exports

PRIX Index Forecasts Political Risk for Oil Exports

New index could help predict political impacts on the international flow of oil

Oil, like certain other minerals, is one of the most highly politicized commodities traded across the globe. When analysts try to predict what countries will be increasing …

ENRC Energy Bill will Break With Tradition

ENRC Energy Bill will Break With Tradition

OAG360 Exclusive: Interview with Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Robert Dillon

During her keynote speech this week at CERA Week, Senator Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) announced that she will be introducing legislation this year to repeal the U.S. crude oil …

Harvest Natural Resources Files for International Arbitration vs. Venezuela

Harvest Natural Resources Files for International Arbitration vs. Venezuela

To say Houston’s Harvest Natural Resources (ticker: HNR) has been frustrated by the government of Venezuela is an understatement. On Jan. 15, Harvest submitted a request for international arbitration against the sovereign nation.

After years of fruitless negotiations with Venezuela …

Oil & Gas 360 Graph of the Week: Colorado Senatorial Campaign Contributions

OAG360® Graph of the Week: Which Business Sectors Wrote Checks to Colorado’s Senate Candidates?

In Colorado, incumbent Democrat Senator Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Congressman Cory Gardner, are running a close race for U.S. senator.  Oil & Gas 360® created a graph showing how the two candidates’ campaign contributions compared by business sector.…

It’s a Big Gas World!

NATURAL GAS INVENTORY (Week Ended 10/5/12)

Current: 3,725 Bcf
Actual Injection/(Withdrawal): 72 Bcf
Economist Average Estimate: 79 Bcf
Previous: 3,653 Bcf

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NATURAL GAS IN THE MEDIA

*Houston firm drilling exploratory well

Natural Gas and the Political Season

Every Thursday, EnerCom’s Oil & Gas 360® will deliver media stories, company updates, and research commentary covering the natural gas spectrum. The theme for this week: Natural Gas and the Political Season.

NATURAL GAS INVENTORY (Week Ended 9/14/12)

Current: 3,496 …

Energy Independence? In 8 Years? Drill, Baby, Drill!

NATURAL GAS INVENTORY (Week Ended 8/17/12)

Current: 3,308 Bcf
Actual Injection/(Withdrawal): 47 Bcf
Economist Average Estimate: 40 Bcf
Previous: 3,261 Bcf

Click here for the chart with five year averages.

NATURAL GAS IN THE MEDIA

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August 23, 2012 - 3:11 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Politics & Opinions

The Old Guard is Back in Mexico, But Something's New

On Sunday July 1, 2012, Mexicans went to the polls to cast their vote for president. Election authorities predict that Enrique Pena Nieto as the winner. The 45-year old former governor of the state of Tabasco, who is married to …

July 2, 2012 - 4:37 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles