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The US Department of Energy announced up to $39 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects that aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies. Selected projects will fall under two DOE Office of Fossil Energy funding opportunity announcements, DOE said on Apr. 16.

Ajay Kumar Dixit has been named chief executive officer of Cairn Oil & Gas, part of Vedanta Ltd. based in Gurgaon, India. He succeeds Sudhir Mathur, who has left the company.

Units of ExxonMobil Corp., Equinor, and Wintershall were among the companies that submitted winning bids in Argentina’s Apr. 16 licensing round—the first open bid round for Argentinean offshore acreage in more than 20 years—where 38 blocks were on offer, 18 of which were licensed.

The proposed Gulf Liquefaction LNG Project would have some adverse environmental impacts which could be reduced to less-than-significant levels if recommended mitigation measures are implemented, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s staff said on Apr. 17 in a final environmental impact statement.


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