NorthAmOil Top Story archive

14 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 475

TransCanada is taking a cold look at its planned C$15.7 billion (US$12.9 billion) Energy East pipeline after Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) announced that the review process for the project...

08 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 474

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (CNRL) has struck a deal to buy a range of heavy oil assets from Cenovus Energy for C$975 million (US$789.8 million). The deal was announced on September 5, with...

1 September, Week 34, Issue 473

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) said this week that it would hold a series of public hearings, beginning later this year, to determine the route for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline...

25 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 472

Australia-headquartered BHP Billiton has said it will sell its US shale oil and gas assets, following increasing pressure from its shareholders to exit the business. 

18 August 2017, Week 32, Issue 471

US pipeline operator Andeavor Logistics has agreed to buy Western Refining Logistics for US$1.5 billion as it expands its footprint in Texas and New Mexico.

11 August 2017, Week 31, Issue 470

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd’s (CNRL) purchase of Royal Dutch Shell’s oil sands assets in Alberta has pushed the Canadian firm’s profit for the second quarter of 2017 above C$1 billion (US$786...

04 August 2017, Week 30, Issue 469

AltaGas has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Japan’s Astomos Energy, the Canadian company announced on August 1. Under the deal, Astomos will buy 50% of the LPG shipped from the Ridley...

27 July 2017, Week 29, Issue 468

Anadarko Petroleum posted a net loss of US$415 million for the second quarter, even while sales volumes increased by 12% year on year. In the first quarter, it posted a US$318 million loss. It was...

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...

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