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Investigators seek breakthrough a year after EU raided Big Oil

Twelve months after raiding oil companies and Platts in a hunt for evidence of possible manipulation of price benchmarks, European Union officials are looking for a breakthrough.  More »

EPA considers requiring disclosure of fracking chemicals

The agency could require companies to give the government details on what’s being used to break apart shale rock and release trapped oil and gas, according to a notice today on  More »

US hopes to tap offshore wind potential

The federal government is committing nearly $150 million toward construction of three wind farms off the U.S. coast, a move intended to generate power from the renewable source by 2017.  More »

OTC gives teens tips on preparing for oil and gas careers

High school students learn essential career skills at OTC.  More »

There’s plenty of buzz far from OTC’s hive

Illinois-based company finds that being the farthest away from the conference’s center of activity isn’t a bad thing.  More »

New offshore tech center coming to Houston

The government agency that oversees offshore drilling plans to stand up a new technology center in Houston.  More »

Where are the blue-collar workers?

Blue collar job candidates are scarce at the Offshore Technology Conference this year to the angst of recruiters who are looking for them.  More »

Recruiters are out in force at OTC

Recruiters – and job candidates – are out in force at OTC  More »

Kinder Morgan spending $671 million on carbon dioxide push

The company plans to boost CO2 production operations in Colorado as well as expand its 500-mile Cortez Pipeline that moves CO2 from southwestern Colorado to eastern New Mexico and West Texas for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects.  More »

Encana making $3.1 billion Eagle Ford buy

The agreement to purchase 45,500 net acres in Texas’s oil-rich Eagle Ford basin from Freeport’s oil and natural gas subsidiary “underscores our investment focus on high-margin assets,” Encana Chief Executive Officer Doug Suttles said.  More »

Who’s at OTC? Michele Andrade of Brazil

FuelFix is covering all aspects of the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference — including you! Follow our “Who’s at OTC?” features for profiles of the attendees at this year’s event.  More »

I spoke at Career Day… and I ended up being the one inspired

Before going into it, my objective was pretty simple: demonstrate to students that while petroleum engineers may not be as recognized for their role in society as firefighters, doctors, or policemen, they provide a valuable service, and in fact petroleum engineering is a respectable career that can lead to a comfortable life that is worth setting their sights on.  More »

Offshore industry has worst-case scenario technology at four strategic sites

The energy industry has deployed technology that can stop the most devastating offshore blowouts in four strategic locations around the world in order to ensure they can be quickly deployed to where they’re needed.  More »

Annual review can be your friend

An annual career review is an important time to talk to your manager about adding new skills, responsibilities.  More »

Young grads: You need a mentor

Careers are tricky to navigate. Young graduates need a mentor.  More »
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