Oil, Gas

Refineries and chemical facilities are typically built on water sources with fluctuating levels; designs with strong environmental considerations are opportunities to address the apparent changes in climate and the seemingly escalating severity of... Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

...When I attended the National Ocean Industries Association's annual meeting this spring... I also recognized women making their mark on today's industry in bold new roles, serving in high-level leadership positions that were once unthinkable. Read more

Training & Human Resources

During spring and summer, gasoline futures prices are generally higher than distillate futures prices.This year, however, gasoline futures prices have been lower than distillate futures prices in both April and May for the first time since 2013. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Shell Offshore, Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announces today the early start of production – around one-year ahead of schedule – at the first phase of Kaikias, an economically resilient, subsea development... Read more

Offshore & Marine

The Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently proposed to revise the 2016 final Waste Prevention Rule, known as the venting and flaring rule, due to its wastefulness, Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil and gas will continue to be the dominant fuel source for the foreseeable future, according to "Oil 2018," a report recently released by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil prices slipped on Thursday as swelling U.S. crude inventories and record weekly U.S. production clashed with OPEC supply cuts and the potential for new U.S. sanctions against Iran. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

SOCAR and BP today signed a new production sharing agreement (PSA) for the joint exploration and development of Block D230 in the North Absheron basin in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. Read more

Offshore & Marine

More than 700 Louisiana leaders, workers, supporters and students came together to show support for the state’s future and most important economic driver at 2018 Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Oil rose above $75 a barrel on Tuesday to its highest since November 2014 before paring some gains, supported by OPEC-led production cuts, strong demand and the prospect of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized OPEC on Friday for output curbs that have helped raise global oil prices and said “artificially” high prices would not be accepted. Read more


Oil prices kept rising to their highest since late 2014 as U.S. crude inventories declined, moving closer to five-year averages, and after sources told Reuters that top exporter Saudi Arabia aims to push prices even higher. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil and gas rig counts are expected to remain significantly lower than recent peaks due to growing drill productivity, oil and gas prices in the U.S. will continue to rise. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil hit its highest in more than three years on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to fire missiles at Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack last week. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

An outlook for the oil and gas industry in 2018 Read more

White Papers

The market narrative consuming crude oil markets currently is the interplay between supply cuts by OPEC and its allies and rising U.S. shale output, with a side helping of Chinese imports driving demand. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Shares of U.S. energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) plunged on Thursday, after regulators said they will no longer allow certain tax benefits for interstate oil and gas pipeline operators structured as MLPs. Read more


Pioneer Natural Resources Company announced that a fire occurred at a compressor station in Pioneer’s West Panhandle field in the panhandle region of Texas. There were no injuries associated with the incident and the fire was contained... Read more

Emergency Response

Oil prices fell on Monday on expectations that U.S. output will rise this year, erasing earlier gains buoyed by lower weekly U.S. rig counts and falling U.S. unemployment. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for TOTAL, predicted that in 20 years, his company “will be first a gas, then an oil company with some assets in alternative energies..." Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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