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  • California Bans High-Pressure Steam Oil Wells

    California intensified its battle against fossil fuels by halting new permits for a key production technique following leaks at a Chevron Corp. facility in an area that has pumped crude for more than a century.
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  • CGG Announces Largest UK CNS OBN Multi-Client Survey

    CGG announced Tuesday a program to deliver 'the largest OBN multi-client survey ever conducted in the UK Central North Sea'.
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  • BP Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Trinidad

    BP Trinidad & Tobago has made a gas discovery through the Ginger exploration well.
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  • Bolivia Crisis Thwarts Shell Gas Exploration

    Natural gas exploration by global oil companies in Bolivia has stopped amid an escalating political crisis that has left the Andean nation rudderless.
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  • Argentina's Shale Trove Risks Staying Buried

    Drillers in Argentina are scared that interventionist economic policies will foil the world's next big shale hope.
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  • Iran Finds New 53 Billion Barrel Field

    Hassan Rouhani, the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, revealed Sunday that Iran has discovered a new oil field with 53 billion barrels of reserves.
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  • Helix to Deploy New Rig Offshore Nigeria

    Pictured is Helix Energy Solutions' new Q7000 well intervention semi-submersible rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Sembcorp Marine
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  • New North Sea Oil and Gas Discovery Made

    Equinor has discovered oil and gas in exploration well Echino South.
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