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Oil companies lose trans-Alaska pipeline case

The ruling states that the project to update four pump stations and control systems along the 800-mile line, known as Strategic Reconfigurations, was “imprudently” managed.
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Pair of DJ Basin pipelines joining into single project

The combined pipeline will run from Colorado to the oil logistics hub in Cushing, Oklahoma more than 550 miles away.
Otis Barnes, left, of Port Arthur, and his daughter, Kay Barnes, of Groves, watch as the 15-story, 8,000-ton hull of the Neptune SeaStar - an oil and gas production platform that Australia-based BHP Billiton, Marathon Oil, Woodside Energy and Repsol will operate - is towed by tugboats down the Port Arthur Ship Canal Saturday morning, May 19, 2007.
BHP Billiton commissioned the rig to be built in June 2005, and that year's hurricanes didn't stop construction. This is one of the few hulls built in the U.S. rather than Finland, Korea or Japan, and the construction provided jobs when the hurricanes wiped out a lot of others for months.
May 19, 2007

Marathon Oil selling Gulf fields for $205 million

The Houston oil producer said Monday it is holding onto minority stakes in two Gulf projects.
(Jerry Lara/San Antonio Express-News)

Explorers in need of cash are selling oil fields as last resort

Having exhausted other ways to raise cash amid depressed prices, a slew of producers announced more than $2.4 billion in asset sales last month
EOG Resources CEO Bill Thomas at EOG's offices in downtown Houston Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. (Billy Smith II  / Chronicle)

Four Houston oil companies among Goldman Sachs’ picks for likely acquisition targets

A new report makes says giants like Exxon Mobil and Chevron could be targeting shale exploration and productions companies with strong assets and balance sheets.
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Anadarko didn’t pay cleanup costs for Gulf of Mexico oil spill, U.S. witness says

The statement may undermine the company’s argument that it shouldn’t be fined for the spill, while the U.S. government seeks more than $1 billion from Anadarko.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said it pumped its first barrels of oil Friday from its Lucius project in the Gulf of Mexico, pictured here.

Anadarko pumps first oil at Lucius field in the Gulf

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has harvested the first barrels of petroleum at its Lucius project in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the biggest startups expected in the U.S. offshore region this year.

Court reaffirms BP is liable in Gulf oil spill

BP is facing $18 billion in penalties stemming from the 2010 oil spill.
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Halliburton goes on airwaves in Colorado (video)

Halliburton Co. is hitting the airwaves in Colorado on Wednesday with a new television ad meant to burnish the image of the Houston-based oilfield service firm and the hydraulic fracturing operations it conducts across the U.S.
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Anadarko: 1,000 Eagle Ford wells and counting

The Woodlands-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has drilled more than 1,000 Eagle Ford Shale wells so far — and it’s averaging bringing one new well online every day.