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    The latest upstream oil and gas news from around the world.

  • Oil in Bear Market Declines for Fifth Week as Supply Climbs

    "It's becoming bearish mania," said one analyst.
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  • Shale 'Jedi' Who Turned Enron Reject Into Gold Builds Again

    "It's 'Return of the Jedi,'" said one analyst.
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  • What Are the Qualifications to Become a Welder?

    Learn about basic qualifications to become a welder.
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  • French Energy Minister Confirms No New Permits for Exploration

    The French energy minister Nicolas Hulot confirms that there will be no new permits for oil and gas exploration in the country.
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  • TRACE Secures INPEX Deal, Creates Jobs

    TRACE has been awarded a 6-year contract by INPEX for maintenance services to support the operation of the Ichthys LNG onshore facilities in Darwin.
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  • Brexit Pledge 'Positive' for UK Oil, Gas Industry

    The UK Prime Minister Theresa May's pledge that EU citizens currently living in the UK will be given the right to remain in the country after Brexit is positive news.
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  • Mystique of Engineering Needs to be Removed

    The 'mystique' of engineering needs to be removed by getting women engineers and more young male engineers to engage in schools more frequently.
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  • Oil Bounces Off 10-Month Lows; Crude Glut Still Weighs

    Oil rises a day after hitting 10-month lows, but market sentiment remains negative.
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  • BLOG: How Likable is Your CEO?

    One website asked users to rate energy CEOs. Read on to see which ones are most likable.
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  • Qatar Expats Say Leave Canceled, Travel Restricted After Arab Rift

    Expatriates working in Qatar say their employers had canceled holidays and barred them from leaving the country in the wake of a rift with other Arab powers.
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  • Rig Trends: Offshore Rig Market Recovery Reports Premature

    For quite some time now, many oilfield analysts have reported the beginning of a recovery in offshore rig demand.
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  • Traders Test OPEC 'Whatever It Takes' Resolve To Defend Oil Price

    When OPEC leader Saudi Arabia pledged in May to do 'whatever it takes' to defend world oil prices, it didn't expect the market to be testing its resolve just one month later.
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  • SolstadFarstad Emerges After Company Mergers

    Solstad Offshore, Farstad Shipping and Deep Sea Supply have now merged into one company named SolstadFarstad ASA.
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  • Softer UK Immigration Stance Welcomed by Industry

    A 'softer' stance on immigration in the UK will be welcomed by the oil and gas industry, according to Peter Searle, CEO of Airswift.
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  • Price Drop Marks 'Concerning Time' for Producers

    The drop in oil prices recently marks a concerning time for a lot of producers, Michael Burns, an oil and gas partner at law firm Ashurst told Rigzone.
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  • Oil Drops To 10-Month Low; Biggest First-Half Slide In 20 Years

    Oil prices ended down more than 2% after hitting a 10-month low in volatile trade.
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  • Storm Cindy Bears Down on Gulf Coast After Curbing Oil, Gas

    Tropical Storm Cindy shuts energy production in the Gulf of Mexico, disrupted shipping and forcing workers off oil and gas platforms.
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  • Kemp: Saudi Arabia Eases Austerity Just As Oil Prices Decline

    Saudi Arabia's decision to reverse some of last year's austerity measures coincides with a renewed decline in oil prices and complicates the financial and economic outlook.
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  • Oil Firms Could Waste Trillions If Climate Targets Reached

    Energy giants including ExxonMobil and Shell risk wasting more than a third of their budgets on projects that will not be needed if climate targets are to be met.
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  • Are Oil, Gas Workers Happy With Their Current Jobs?

    A Rigzone poll on social media platform Twitter reveals worker happiness rates.
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