Quantcast

Latest Petroleum Stories

2014-10-17 16:21:46

"We'll work together to generate jobs, ensure safety" VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver Energy officials are very pleased to receive labor endorsement and excited to start work with the major construction trade unions in Southwest Washington and Oregon to ensure the proposed $210 million crude oil distribution terminal at the Port of Vancouver USA is safely built and becomes a tremendous energy and economic asset for local communities, the region and the country. "We...

2014-10-17 08:21:56

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today that it has entered into a three year Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (the "MOU") with Mexico's state oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos and its subsidiary entities ("Pemex") establishing the basis for discussions and analysis of potential oil and gas cooperation in Mexico, including exploration, deep-water projects, revitalization of mature fields,...

2014-10-17 04:21:02

Despite month-over-month gains, uptrend appeared short-lived as inventories build up SINGAPORE, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) for November delivery to Asia increased 12.4% month over month to average $14.426 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (Platts JKM(TM)) for month-ahead delivery. The marker moved up for the second month in a row, as buyers were drawn back into the market to...

2014-10-16 23:04:27

The North American Fuel Additives Market is estimated to grow to $1,626.4 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 2.8% from 2013 to 2018 as EPA (Environment Protection Agency) plays a key role in monitoring and commercialization of fuel additives products http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fuel-additives-4338185398.html (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The North America Fuel Additives Market report defines and segments the fuel additives market with analysis and forecast of revenue....

2014-10-16 16:25:01

Drilling Follows Successful Installation of Two New Offshore Production Platforms HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced the commencement of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin block. The development drilling campaign follows the recent on-schedule installation of the Etame platform and the Southeast Etame/North Tchibala ("SEENT") platform. All work on this project was accomplished without a safety or...

2014-10-16 08:24:31

Addition of new acreage and play type to complement AGC Shallow interest CALGARY, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") has acquired an 85% interest in the AGC Central license located in the joint development offshore area between Senegal and Guinea Bissau ("AGC"). Highlights: -- 3,150 square kilometre offshore license area in water depths ranging from 100 metres to 1,500 metres -- Carbonate edge play type identified...

2014-10-16 08:24:22

HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from Total to supply subsea systems for its Edradour and Glenlivet fields offshore in the West of Shetland area. FMC Technologies' scope of supply consists of subsea equipment including manifolds and associated connections and controls equipment, wellhead systems, subsea tie back connection equipment and a subsea production tree. "FMC Technologies is pleased to be...

2014-10-16 08:24:19

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POWER-GEN and the Oil & Gas Journal introduce POWER-GEN Natural Gas (PGNG), an annual conference and exhibition targeting gas-fired generation related to the development of natural gas reserves in the Marcellus and Utica shales of the Appalachian Basin. The first annual conference will be held August 18-20, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Its location emphasizes the region's potential impact on the...

2014-10-15 20:21:12

Up 400,000 Barrels Per Day from August, Led by Libyan Output Recovery LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) totaled 30.6 million barrels per day (b/d) in September, up 400,000 b/d from August and the highest level since December 2013 when the oil producer group pumped an average 30.65 million b/d, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. A further...

2014-10-15 16:23:35

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Top Companies in Thermal, Gas and Chemical Production Report DetailsEnhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies are used to increase the amount of oil that can be extracted from an oil field after the primary and secondary production stages. The technologies play on the physics of how oil is trapped in the rocks and are primarily aimed at either decreasing the interfacial forces holding the oil in pores within the rock formation,...


Latest Petroleum Reference Libraries

0_2d32b95d634235dd48b1f1b3e5949a2e
2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin