Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
Oil News and Gas News
February 01, 2015
OIL AND GAS
Keystone XL need mulled in shale era
Calgary, Alberta (UPI) Jan 29, 2015
Pipelines to the Canadian coasts, not necessarily Keystone XL, will diversify an export economy dependent on U.S. markets, a Canadian energy scholar said. Canada exports nearly all of its oil to the United States, which is relying less on foreign oil because of the increase in shale oil output. Data from the U.S. government show oil imports from Canada were down about 6 percent for the week ending Jan. 23. Dan McFadyen, program director of the extractive resource governance program at th ... read more
Previous Issues Jan 31 Jan 30 Jan 29 Jan 28 Jan 27
OIL AND GAS

Indigenous Peruvians occupy oil wells
Hundreds of indigenous Indians from the Peruvian Amazon demanded compensation for land use at 14 oil wells, where their demonstrations caused production to be suspended, Argentine oil company Pluspetrol said Wednesday. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Shell preaches resiliency despite spending cut
While spending is taking a dramatic hit, Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive said Thursday there's no reason to overreact to the bear market for crude oil. ... more
OIL AND GAS

U.S.: Iran's oil production capacity curbed
As Senate leaders weigh tighter sanctions, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told lawmakers Iran's ability to ability to produce oil is severely curtailed. ... more
OILGASDAILY


OIL AND GAS

Iraq cuts budget due to falling oil prices
Iraq cut its 2015 budget Thursday by nearly $3 billion (2.7 billion euros) due to the falling price of oil, on which its government is almost entirely dependent for revenue. ... more


OIL AND GAS

Scotland enacts fracking moratorium
The Scottish government will take a cautious look at shale oil and gas extraction during a moratorium period, the energy minister said Thursday. ... more
Military Radar Summit 2015
Small Modular Reactors - USA - 2015
Nuclear Decommissioning Conference Europe May 2015

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
OIL AND GAS

China-Myanmar crude pipeline opens: Chinese state media
A pipeline pumping oil from Myanmar to China started a trial operation on Wednesday, Chinese state media reported, Beijing's latest step to diversify energy imports into the world's second-largest economy. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Top Canadian oil producer cuts spending
Canada's second-largest oil producer, Cenovus Energy, said Wednesday it was cutting its capital expenditures for 2015 deeper than originally planned. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
China defends aid role in Africa

Global warming won't mean more stormy weather

Picking up on the smell of evolution

Ancient 'genomic parasites' spurred evolution of mammalian pregnancy

Tracking fish easier, quicker, safer with new injectable device

Baleen whales hear through their bones

H5N1 bird flu spreads to 11 states in Nigeria: govt

OIL AND GAS

Hess Corp. has rough fourth quarter
After announcing plans to cut overall spending for the year, U.S. energy company Hess Corp. said Wednesday it suffered major losses in the fourth quarter. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Iraq, Shell initial $11-billion petrochemical deal
The Iraqi government and Royal Dutch Shell signed Wednesday an agreement in principle potentially worth $11 billion (9.6 billion euros) to build a large petrochemicals plant in the country's south. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Oil spill reported in North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Health announced an oil spill in the western part of the state, at the least third release so far this month. ... more
Training Space Professionals Since 1970

OIL AND GAS

Murkowski fed up with Obama energy policies in Alaska
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she was looking forward to working with the next administration on energy policies as new drilling frontiers open elsewhere. ... more
OIL AND GAS

WTI falls near 10-year low
A grim forecast on oil futures from Goldman Sachs pushed the price for West Texas Intermediate close to a 10-year low early in the Wednesday session. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
NASA Launches Groundbreaking Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite

Japan Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

The tell-tale signs of a galactic merger

Lofar's record-sharp image gives new view of galaxy M 82

Could a new proposed particle help to detect dark matter?

Satellites can improve regional air quality forecasting

NASA's New Radiometer Tunes In to Soil's Frequency

OIL AND GAS

U.S. labor numbers lift oil prices
Growth in the U.S. labor sector gave oil prices a lift in Thursday trading despite a string of dismal fourth quarter reports from leading energy companies. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Stanford scientists use ocean waves to monitor offshore oil and gas fields
A technology developed by Stanford scientists for passively probing the seafloor using weak seismic waves generated by the ocean could revolutionize offshore oil and natural gas extraction by provid ... more
OIL AND GAS

Britain's Guardian: Shale gas 'questionable'
An editorial published Tuesday by The Guardian newspaper questioned the British government's pursuit of shale natural gas, saying leave it alone. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Russia needs oil at $78 to break even
The Russian economy will run without a deficit only if oil prices stay above the $70 per barrel mark by 2017, Russia's finance minister said Tuesday. ... more
OIL AND GAS

U.S. gas prices decline streak ends
While U.S. retail gasoline prices continue their steady decline, the rate at which they're falling is slowing, signaling a reversal may be on the way, AAA said. ... more

Military Space News
Environment News
Energy News
GPS News
Mars News
Joint One Radio

OIL AND GAS

Hess trims 18 percent from Bakken spending
Spending in the Bakken play in North Dakota will drop by 18 percent in the weakened oil price market, U.S. energy company Hess Corp. announced. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Ghana to make economic strides with natural gas
Ghana's first major natural gas project is expected to help with substantial economic development in the West African country, energy companies said Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China 2015 military drills to focus on 'winning local wars'

India to Test Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile on January 31

Signs N. Korea restarting nuclear reactor: US think-tank

US Senate panel advances Iran sanctions bill

Survivors accuse Shiite militia of Iraq village massacre

US Nuclear Scientist Jailed for Five Years Over Bomb-Making Plot

Iraqi artist aims kick at IS jihadists

OIL AND GAS

BP pulls reins tighter, freezes pay

OIL AND GAS

Saudi's King Salman follows in brother's footsteps

OIL AND GAS

West African oil reserves revised upward

OIL AND GAS

Oil erases gains from Saudi king's death

OIL AND GAS

North Dakota rig activity slowing

OIL AND GAS

Oil prices off slightly in Monday's session

OIL AND GAS

Oil release reported in North Dakota

OIL AND GAS

Low oil prices bruising MENA, IMF says

OIL AND GAS

Canada good steward, KXL backers say

OIL AND GAS

British lawmakers demand freeze on fracking

Lower 48 oil production steady

Montana oil spill no threat to North Dakota

Oil Price Collapse Hurting Some More Than Others

Russian economy in bad shape, minister says

Back To Basics: Why Conventional Drilling Makes Sense in 2015

Canada's ambassador presses Obama on Keystone pipeline

British shale ambitions hit snag

Montana oil spill contaminates water supply

Oil markets follow Shanghai Composite's lead

Norway draws record offshore interest

Keystone XL: An elephant in the room

Hayward's Genel keeps chin up despite slump

Philippines says China expanding South China Sea reclamation

Moscow: Turkish Stream the new South Stream

Montana continues oil spill response

Ukraine, Poland ink gas pipeline deal

Schlumberger takes stake in Russian driller

Russia taps Far East oil field

Norway updates Arctic ice map in boost to oil exploration

Clean energy risks over oil price fall: French minister

Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement All images and articles appearing on Space Media Network have been edited or digitally altered in some way. Any requests to remove copyright material will be acted upon in a timely and appropriate manner. Any attempt to extort money from Space Media Network will be ignored and reported to Australian Law Enforcement Agencies as a potential case of financial fraud involving the use of a telephonic carriage device or postal service.