Industry Headlines
Feb 18, 2018
Libya and Nigeria are at 'high risk' of oil sector disruption, especially towards the end of 2018, according to oil and gas analysts at BMI Research.
Feb 15, 2018
Oil posted its first weekly increase since last month.
Feb 15, 2018
US energy companies add oil rigs for a fourth week in a row.
Feb 15, 2018
The 24-country alliance wants to reduce oil stockpiles to their five-year average.
Feb 15, 2018
Prospects for the UK shale industry remain 'widely bearish', according to oil and gas analysts at BMI Research.
Drilling and Development
Geo-information technologies are valuable tools for ecological assessment in stressed environments. Visualizing natural features prone to disasters from the oil sector spatially not only helps in focusing the scope of environmental management with records…
The practical applications of a mix scale approach involving GIS and remote sensing offers governments and enterprises a solution for monitoring the carrying capacity of fragile ecosystems, such as the River Niger Delta. In the last decades, policy debate…
In the past several years, Nigeria continues to experience robust economic development with growth rates surpassing those of her neighbors. Added to all these are pressures from rising population spread across different eco-regions and a growing demand fo…
Since the discovery of oil in the Niger Delta region, the sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy came at a huge environmental cost involving recurrent spills resulting in the spewing of oil into sensitive ecosystems. In the process, gas flaring from t…
Over the years drilling companies have had to go deeper into the earth to extract oil. In 1949 the average depth of an oil well drilled was 3,635 ft by 2008 that was 6,000 ft.Advances in technology have meant oil and gas companies can now go drill down to…
Oil and Natural Gas News
Jan 3, 2018
Projects will address critical gaps in our understanding of reservoir behavior, optimal well-completion strategies, and more.
Dec 14, 2017
As Assistant Secretary, Mr. Winberg oversees FE's R&D program, encompassing coal, oil, and natural gas, as well as the Office of Petroleum Reserves.
Oct 5, 2017
Following Prime Minister Modi’s visit with President Trump, Indian companies ramped up purchases of U.S. crude.
Sep 1, 2017
A proposed rule aims to provide faster approval of small-scale exports of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), from export facilities.
Jun 21, 2017
New projects to increase recovery efficiency from unconventional oil and gas wells and to prevent offshore spills and leaks.