API Chief Hails Oil & Gas Industry's Performance, Calls for Light Regulation

One of the perennial challenges facing Washington, D.C. trade groups is how to object to policies without becoming objectionable. Groups that are too strident…

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Mon Jan 18 2021

Forecast: Canada to See Some Rebound in Oil & Gas Capex This Year

Capital spending by Canada's oil and gas producers hit a historic low in 2020, but the industry will see a C$3.36 billion (US$…

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Fri Jan 15 2021

Dispute over Refinery Biofuel Blending Exemptions Lands in Supreme Court

A legal dispute over exemptions to biofuel-blending requirements for small refineries has reached the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has agreed to review a ruling…

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Thu Jan 14 2021

Equinor Extending Life of Norway's Biggest Oil Field

Norway's oil major Equinor has announced plans to invest 287 million euro ($353 million) in the North Sea Statfjord Øst field to improve recovery by…

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Wed Jan 13 2021

U.K. Green Lights Second COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.K. has cleared its second COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use with the green light granted to AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. The…

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Tue Jan 12 2021

API Chief Hails Oil & Gas Industry's Performance, Calls for Light Regulation

One of the perennial challenges facing Washington, D.C. trade groups is how to object to policies without becoming objectionable. Groups that are too strident in opposing a proposal risk getting sidelined or left out of future deliberations. Ultimately, the game inside the Beltway is staying relevant, regardless of which party controls the presidency or the Congress. For the last »

Forecast: Canada to See Some Rebound in Oil & Gas Capex This Year

Capital spending by Canada's oil and gas producers hit a historic low in 2020, but the industry will see a C$3.36 billion (US$2.66 billion) bounce in upstream spending this year, mostly in Alberta and British Columbia, according to a forecast by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). The industry was pounded last year by the »

Dispute over Refinery Biofuel Blending Exemptions Lands in Supreme Court

A legal dispute over exemptions to biofuel-blending requirements for small refineries has reached the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has agreed to review a ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was in the wrong when it waived renewable fuel blending requirements for three refineries. Units of »

Equinor Extending Life of Norway's Biggest Oil Field

Norway's oil major Equinor has announced plans to invest 287 million euro ($353 million) in the North Sea Statfjord Øst field to improve recovery by 23 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Statfjord Øst is tied back to the Statfjord C platform by pipelines. A total of four new wells will be drilled from existing subsea templates. The project also »

U.K. Green Lights Second COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.K. has cleared its second COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use with the green light granted to AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. The country's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) cleared the adenovirus shot for emergency use in people 18 years and older, just weeks after the U.K. became the first country to grant an emergency »