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EU parliament rejects total Arctic drilling ban

The European Union parliament members have rejected a motion for a total ban on Arctic oil and gas exploration, as ...

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Seadrill laid off more than 1700 workers in 2016

Offshore driller Seadrill Limited laid off 1.724 workers in 2016 in a cost cutting move, as offshore drillers have ...

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Governor wants permanent drilling ban offshore California

Governor wants permanent drilling ban offshore California

California’s governor Edmund G. Brown is calling for the president Obama to use his powers and permanently ...

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Woodmac: What's on the horizon for o&g exploration?

The global oil and gas exploration spending, which has been trimmed since the oil prices went down in 2014, will ...

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The past, the present, and the future of floating rig market

Offshore Energy Today has interviewed Liz Tysall Senior Offshore Rig Analyst of Rystad Energy, an energy ...

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Woodside to drill at least four wells off Myanmar in 2017

Australian energy company Woodside is gearing up for an aggressive drilling campaign offshore Myanmar. Namely, the ...

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Georges Bank off limits for drilling (Canada)

The Government of Nova Scotia will keep the Georges Bank area in the Atlantic Ocean off limits for oil and gas ...

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Tullow to drill well in Zumba prospect (Norway)

Tullow Oil Norge AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for exploration drilling ...

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BP begins 7-year drilling campaign west of Shetland (UK)

BP has confirmed today it has kicked off drilling on the Loyal field in the North Sea, using the new-build, ...

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Essar plans to drill off India, Vietnam

Essar Energy is reportedly planning to start exploration drilling at its blocks in India and Vietnam in ...

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Wood Mackenzie: Drilling activity to recover in 2016

The oil & gas industry is responding to the low oil price environment with exploration budget cuts in 2015 ...

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Lime Norway gains funds for 2015 drilling campaign

Hibiscus Petroleum’s jointly-controlled entity Lime Norway has secured an increase in the financing facility ...

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UK exploration activity hits record low

Oil and Gas UK, an industry body representing offshore oil and gas companies in the UK, has revealed that ...

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Virginia congressmen oppose offshore drilling

Congressmen Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-3), and Don Beyer (VA-8) from Virginia, on Friday ...

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Shell plans to drill offshore Alaska in 2015

Royal Dutch Shell has plans to return to Arctic drilling. The company has revealed its intentions while presenting ...

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Dry Gulf of Mexico well for Noble Energy

Noble Energy, Inc. today announced that the Madison exploration well in the Gulf of Mexico reached the targeted ...

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Protests against NZ drilling

Three Oil Free Wellington activists locked on together at the entrance of the New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals ...

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Gazprom, Petrovietnam in Arctic drilling talks

Russia’s Gazprom Neft has signed a number of agreements with Vietnamese companies aimed at developing ...

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Two injured in protest against offshore drilling (VIDEO)

One activist was hospitalised and another injured as Spanish Navy boats repeatedly rammed Greenpeace boats engaged ...

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Tullow to cut exploration budget for 2015

Tullow Oil, oil and gas exploration company focused on Africa, will significantly reduce spending on exploration ...

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Offshore drilling would boost N. Carolina economy, Gov. ...

Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina and chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, reiterated ...

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