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Feds unveil proposed new safety rules for crude-carrying trains

Tank cars that carry crude oil across the United States would have to meet stringent new standards to improve safety and make them more resilient in an accident under proposed new rules unveiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday.  More »

Industry poll says Americans want more oil production, support offshore drilling

Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans support domestic offshore drilling but few believe the federal government is doing enough to encourage such production, an industry-backed survey finds.  More »
Texas City contends for $4.5 billion methanol plant

Texas City contends for $4.5 billion methanol plant

Texas City is in the running for a $4.5 billion methanol plant that would expand its already sprawling industrial landscape.  More »
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Repsol said to explore bid for Talisman Energy

Talisman has a market value of about $10.2 billion.  More »

Apache attempts to reassure investors about N. American focus

In response to complaints from an activist hedge fund, Houston-based Apache Corp. said it will continue to focus more closely on North American onshore exploration and production.  More »

Regulator: New oil train rules could have wide reach

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx suggested Monday that coming mandates to boost the safety of hauling oil by train will go beyond requiring changes to the tank cars.  More »

North American production bolsters Halliburton profits 21 percent

Halliburton cleared a 21 percent profit boost in the second quarter as demand for oil production equipment climbed in North America and drills kept spinning in the eastern hemisphere, the company said Monday.  More »

Feds OK first-in-decades oil studies off East Coast

The Obama administration on Friday gave the oil industry the green light to use air guns and sonic sensors to search for possible oil and gas under Atlantic waters, overriding environmentalists concerned that the seismic research can harm whales and other marine life.  More »

Feds roll out details on Western Gulf lease sale

The Obama administration on Thursday released final details for its planned Aug. 20 sale of oil and gas drilling rights in the western Gulf of Mexico.  More »

Schlumberger reports profit drop amid overall sales growth

Schlumberger’s profit fell 24 percent in the second quarter despite a revenue increase.  More »

Baker Hughes earnings up 47 percent

Oilfield service company Baker Hughes’ profits rose 47 percent in the second quarter amid unprecedented demand for its services in North America, the company said Thursday morning.  More »

Google-gas: mapping cars search for pipeline leaks

Environmentalists have teamed up with Google to shine a spotlight on natural gas leaking from pipes buried under city streets in Boston, Indianapolis and Staten Island.  More »
Shell announces new Gulf of Mexico discovery

Shell announces new Gulf of Mexico discovery

Shell Oil Co. today announced an offshore discovery in the Gulf of Mexico it believes contains 100 million barrels of oil equivalent.  More »

Houston electricity retailer launches $63 million IPO

Houston-based electricity and gas retailer Spark Energy launched its initial public offering Monday seeking $57 million to $63 million.  More »
Technology lets producers move jobs from platforms to land

Technology lets producers move jobs from platforms to land

Shell and other offshore players to move a growing number of jobs historically performed at sea onto land.  More »
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