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Production

BP begins pumping oil from UK North Sea field

BP has begun pumping oil from a redeveloped field in the United Kingdom’s North Sea, firing up its third major project this year, the company sai...

Shale

Market Currents: OPEC’s losing battle?

Oil is rallying for a second consecutive day, with continued positive momentum from yesterday's weekly inventory report, in combination with risi...

Discoveries

Analysts warm to Apache’s Alpine High

Analysts may be slowly changing their tunes on Apache Corp.’s giant Alpine High discovery, after a skeptical first few months. Apache announced t...

Crude Oil

Kinder Morgan moving forward with Trans Mountain through IPO

Houston's Kinder Morgan said it plans to start construction in September on its Trans Mountain pipeline project in Canada. The plans are continge...

Natural Gas

Market Currents: Limbering up for OPEC

Last week we discussed how some OPEC producers are exhibiting compliance via lower exports, while others are not. Our export data affirms what ot...