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‘Miracle’ there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse

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A fire official has said it is a “miracle” there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base. The Air National Guard jet reported hydraulic problems during a training drill at March Reserve Air Force Base, east of Los Angeles, yesterday. The pilot safely ejected Read More

Texas drilling permits and completions statistics for April 2019

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5/16/2019 AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) issued a total of 909 original drilling permits in April 2019 compared 1,221 in April 2018. The April 2019 total included 802 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 14 to re-enter plugged well bores and 93 for re-completions of existing well bores. The breakdown Read More

Premier shares jump 48% as strong output drives 2019 forecast

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By Kelly Gilblom on 5/16/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Premier Oil rose the most in four months in London trading after increasing full-year forecasts for output and debt reduction. Premier’s optimism is largely a result of its flagship UK project, Catcher, which came on stream at the end of 2017. Production at the North Sea field Read More

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial and Operating Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix”, “we”, “us”, “our” or the “Company”) (TSX: BXE) announces its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Please refer to our cautionary language on forward-looking statements and the other matters set forth at Read More

Farmer saws off own leg after becoming caught in machinery

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By Tom Gillespie, news reporter A farmer had to saw off his own leg with a pocket knife after he became stuck in a piece of machinery. Kurt Kaser, from Nebraska, was unloading corn before he climbed out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the opening of a grain auger. The equipment is used Read More

OSRL enhances its service capability to SWIS subscribers with Maritech’s Sea/response software platform

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5/14/2019 LONDON — Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), on behalf its Subsea Well Intervention Services (SWIS) members (which include BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Equinor, Petrobras, Shell, and Total) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a license with Maritech Services Ltd (Maritech) for the provision of an offshore emergency response software tool: Sea/response. Read More

Apergy UNBRIDLED ESP Systems Installs Permanent Magnet Motor Powered by its SMARTEN Variable Speed Drive

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apergy Corporation (“Apergy”) (NYSE: APY), announced today that Apergy UNBRIDLED ESP Systems, in partnership with Houston-based Reynolds Lift Technologies, successfully installed an electrical submersible pumping (ESP) system using a modular permanent magnet motor (PMM) powered by its SMARTEN™ for Life variable speed drive (VSD). The VSD Read More

Equinor increases share in deepwater Gulf of Mexico from Shell

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5/13/2019 U.S. Gulf of Mexico Map. Photo: Equinor. STAVANGER — Equinor has exercised its preferential rights to acquire an additional 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of $965 million in cash. This will increase Equinor’s interest from 23.55% to 46.00%. Anadarko remains the operator with Read More

Serinus Energy plc: Operational Update

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JERSEY, Channel Islands, May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Serinus Energy plc (“Serinus”, “SEN” or the “Company”) (AIM:SENX, WSE:SEN) is pleased to provide an operational update. Romania As previously announced by the Company, gas production at the Moftinu Gas Project commenced on 25 April 2019. The Moftinu Gas Development project offers a significant opportunity for Read More