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Oil & Gas Journal Archive
- Bill authorizing leasing of unused SPR capacity heads to full House
- IEA: Oil market tightens on falling Venezuelan, Iranian exports
- Vintage Energy to list on Australian exchange
- MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude pushes past $70/bbl mark
- AGDC, ExxonMobil Alaska sign binding gas sales precedent agreement
- EIA raises crude-oil price forecasts for 2019
- EIA: US crude inventories decrease 5.3 million bbl
- OMV, Sapura Energy eye strategic link-up
- MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude surpasses $69/bbl on tropical weather threats
- BSEE releases investigation results from late 2016 platform fire
- US chemical investments linked to affordable gas surpass $200 billion
- EPA proposes changes in 2016 production emissions control rules
- Yee named MEG Energy chief operating officer
- WoodMac: Permian producers hedge bets against pipeline delays
- MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices rise on shooting at Libya oil office
Chi-Tak Yee has been appointed chief operating officer of MEG Energy Corp., Calgary. Yee joined MEG Energy in 2004 and most recently has been senior vice-president, operations, resource and technology development.
The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed changes in its 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and gas industry that it said would streamline implementation, reduce duplicative EPA and state requirements, and decrease unnecessary burdens for producers. The targeted improvements package is expected to save as much as $484 million in regulatory costs from 2019 through 2025, or $75 million/year.
US chemical and plastics industry investments linked to plentiful and affordable supplies of natural gas and natural gas liquids from shale formations has surpassed $200 billion, the American Chemistry Council said. “This is an exciting milestone for American chemistry and further evidence that shale gas is a powerful engine of manufacturing growth,” said ACC Pres. Cal Dooley on Sept. 11.
Light, sweet crude oil and Brent crude oil prices jumped by more than $1.60/bbl on Sept. 11 while market participants monitored tropical weather systems headed toward the US East Coast and possibly the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Isaac could aim at Texas later this week although that system appeared to be fading as of early Sept. 12, forecasters said.