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IHS Markit

Between the 1940s and the 1970s, the average annual price of oil fluctuated within a 6.5-percent band, but from the 1980s until the past few years, the variation leapt to almost 11 times that amount Read more

Drilling & Exploration

DOI finalizes new waste prevention rule. LLOG Exploration brings deepwater Gulf wells on line. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Read more

Upstream

BIC Alliance, BASF, Lyondell and others network at the TCC board meeting and retreat. Read more

BIC Attends

Shell Offshore Inc. has made a large deepwater exploration discovery in the Norphlet geologic play in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico...Oil production in the Permian Basin, already a major force in global supply growth, will rise nearly 3 million bpd... Read more

Upstream

The 2018 Downstream Conference & Exhibition will highlight and address the most pressing industry challenges, new technologies and industry developments that will shape the downstream industry for decades. Read more

Downstream

The 2018 Downstream Conference & Exhibition will highlight and address the most pressing industry challenges, new technologies and industry developments that will shape the downstream industry for decades. Read more

Videos

Texas has never been lacking when it comes to great energy plays discovered within its boundaries. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

During the fourth quarter of 2017, Sendero Midstream Partners LP placed into service a new state-of-the-art cryogenic natural gas processing plant...Investing in a new ethylene or polyethylene project in the Shale Crescent USA region will deliver... Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

As the world's population continues to grow, populations demand more fuel to grow their countries' economies. Fortunately, energy resources are abundant, as is the opportunity for success. The challenge is to build sufficient infrastructure... Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The two objectives of affordability and climate sustainability must be compatible, "which is not so obvious, you know?" Pouyanné continued, citing as an example the continued strength of the coal industry, even as renewables and cleaner forms of... Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Oil sands production growth will continue through the next decade, but a slowdown is anticipated with investment to remain lower than historical levels, according to a new major research initiative by IHS Markit. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

BIC Magazine attends WPC 2018 in Houston Read more

BIC Attends

Michael Smith, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Freeport LNG, does not believe natural gas can accurately be called a bridge fuel — at least, not yet. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

According to, United States Senator Cornyn, it's not just roads and bridges that need to be fixed, ports of entry between Texas and Mexico need upgrading so trade and commerce can flow easier Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United States is positioned to “put its stamp” on global oil markets for the next five years. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

According to Greg Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Plains All American Pipeline, there are a number of challenges that the energy sector must face every single day “as we try to anticipate the need for this country... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The prolific Permian Basin, a mature hydrocarbon “super basin” located in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, reached a new oil-production record of 815 million barrels or more in 2017. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Seventy-five percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2018...Construction costs rose again in January, according to IHS Markit and the Procurement Executives Group, OSHA and the National Association of Women in Construction... Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The ECC is an association of leaders in the engineering and construction management world who are interested in fostering a powerful platform for career growth. Read more

BIC Attends

IHS Markit study of Permian Basin; LLOG makes way in Buckskin Project; BSEE creates partnerships for energy production; Total joins Chevron in the Gulf; Wood Mackenzie releases carbon emissions study... Read more

Upstream

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