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2014-06-08 12:20:28

DALLAS, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Iran Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Iraq Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Kuwait Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Oman Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)" and "Qatar Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)" reports to its store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94754) These oil and gas reports are an initial guide, providing...

2014-05-30 00:20:53

LONDON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The oil and gas industry's major project developers will be speaking at the Modular Construction & Prefabrication for Oil & Gas Summit, a two-day conference providing insight into all stages of modularization in large-scale capital projects within the hydrocarbons industry, from pre-FEED, through to onsite construction and commissioning. http://www.modconoilandgas.com/news The conference, hosted by Oil & Gas IQ - a...

2014-05-20 12:24:59

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Ballentine, a partner in Burleson LLP's Houston office and head of its midstream oil and gas practice, will speak on Wednesday, May 21 at the Texas Lawyer Energy Summit in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89501 The event is designed to provide best practices to in-house counsel and private practice attorneys on a broad range of legal concerns impacting the energy industry. Mr. Ballentine's presentation is titled...

2014-05-08 16:29:50

DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Tusk Oil Company, LLC ("Silver Tusk") Managing Member, Paul Fenemore, is pleased to announce that Silver Tusk has recently acquired the Whelan Lease located in Marion County, Texas from Manziel Management Corporation et al. The 1,261 acre lease is located within the productive limits of the Vicki Lynn Field and the acquisition also includes a producing oil well and an operational salt water disposal well. Silver Tusk has recently...

2014-05-05 08:23:16

UMEC acquires substantial heating oil business previously owned by Direct Energy Business NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Metro Energy Corp. (UMEC) of Brooklyn is positioned to become the largest supplier of heating oil and motor fuels in the New York City metropolitan area as result of a major acquisition. John A. Catsimatidis, Chairman and CEO of UMEC, announced today that UMEC has acquired the New York City heating oil business of Direct Energy Business, LLC. which...

2014-05-02 04:20:43

CALGARY, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion", "We", "Our", "Us" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to report operating and unaudited financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. HIGHLIGHTS -- Achieved average production of 46,677 boe/d during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 14% as compared to 40,960 boe/d in the prior quarter and 21% compared to 38,707 boe/d in the first...

2014-04-30 16:24:39

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Petroleum Institute announced today veteran Democratic policy strategist Louis Finkel will lead the oil and natural gas industry association's government relations efforts, becoming effective May 27. "Louis brings a unique mix of strategic vision, tactical experience and campaign management to lead our industry's advocacy efforts at the federal, state and local level," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard. "This is...

2014-04-21 23:03:28

In the five years to 2014, the Laboratory Testing Services industry has experienced robust growth; furthermore, the five years to 2019 are expected to be equally as productive for the industry, with revenue forecast to rise. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Laboratory Testing Services in Canada industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In the five years to 2014, the Laboratory Testing Services...

2014-04-21 12:23:07

Industry responsible for 468,000 jobs; generates $21.6 billion in state and local tax revenues; $113 billion in total economic value larger than 17 U.S. state economies SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) has released the findings of a new economic study produced by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) detailing the oil and gas industry's sizable economic and fiscal impacts on...

2014-04-17 12:23:42

TAYLOR, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Oil Company today announced Atlas Oil's planned sale of its BP branded assets in Chicago and NW Indiana to Parent Petroleum Inc. and Lehigh Gas Partners LP. Atlas Oil supplies BP branded gasoline stations in Chicago and NW Indiana with BP branded gasoline and other fuel products. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter 2014. "Atlas and BP have had a strong relationship and have been brand partners for a...


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