NorthAmOil Top Story archive

21 July 2017, Week 28, Issue 467

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is set to offer blocks totalling 75.9 million acres (307,000 square km) across the Gulf of Mexico in its first lease sale under US President Donald...

14 July 2017, Week 27, Issue 466

Statoil and partner Husky Energy have drilled two dry wells in the Flemish Pass Basin off the coast of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

07 July 2017, Week 26, Issue 465

Calgary’s Pembina Pipeline has brought its Phase III pipeline expansion and two delivery points into operation, the company said on July 4, noting this represented C$2.8 billion (US$2.16 billion)...

30 June 2017, Week 25, Issue 464

Cook Inlet Lease Sale 244 in Anchorage, Alaska – the first federal oil and gas lease sale in the state’s federal waters since 2008 – wrapped up last week with over US$3 million in bids from just...

22 June 2017, Week 24, Issue 463

Pittsburgh-based EQT is buying Rice Energy for US$6.7 billion in a deal that will create the largest natural gas producer in the US.

22 June 2017, Week 24, Issue 463

Occidental Petroleum has announced this week that it has agreed to a number of separate purchase and sale transactions in the Permian Basin. In one of the deals, Houston-based...

08 June 2017, Week 22, Issue 461

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has approved the export of LNG from the country’s first offshore floating liquefaction project to countries with which the US does not have a free trade agreement...

01 June 2017, Week 21, Issue 460

Husky Energy announced on May 29 that it would proceed with the West White Rose project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador after a three-year delay. The C$2.2 billion (US$1.6 billion) project is...

25 May 2017, Week 20, Issue 459

The US executive has called for the sale of 270 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in its proposed 2018 budget. This, the White House said, would leave around half...

18 May 2017, Week 19, Issue 458

Enbridge is investing C$1 billion (US$735 million) in the expansion of its natural gas pipeline system in British Columbia. The move comes in response to increased demand for takeaway capacity...

11 May 2017, Week 18, Issue 457

Suncor Energy, Canada’s largest oil and gas producer, says that this year it will apply to the province’s regulatory authorities to build a new thermal oil sands project. The Lewis project could...

04 May 2017, Week 17, Issue 456

Canadian midstream operator Pembina Pipeline is buying rival Veresen for C$9.7 billion (US$7.0 billion) including debt in a deal, announced on May 1, that will create one of the largest energy...

27 April 2017, Week 16, Issue 455

California Resources and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) have agreed to a US$160 million joint venture to expand oil and gas activity in California.

20 April 2017, Week 15, Issue 454

The Alaska LNG project has filed an application with the US’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Natural Gas Act Section 3 filing was lodged by the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (...

13 April 2017, Week 14, Issue 453

Midstream operator NuStar Energy has struck a deal, worth US$1.48 billion, to expand into assets in Texas’ Midland Basin. Announcing the agreement on April 11, NuStar said it would buy Navigator...

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