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Climate change climbs up U.S. voters’ list of concerns

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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An attendant holds a placard during Read More

Equinor says Statfjord loading still shut after oil spill

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of Equinor at the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO (Reuters) – Equinor has still not identified the source of an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, and the loading of crude onto tankers remains shut, the Norwegian company told Reuters on Read More

Coming marine fuel standard will disrupt markets for 1-5 years: BCG study

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FILE PHOTO: Capesize dry-bulk ship, the Great Tang, takes on bunker fuel in the Sing Straits from the Kantek 2 bunker barge December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Roslan Khasawneh HOUSTON (Reuters) – The marine industry’s January 2020 shift to using very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) to power ships worldwide will launch a one- to five-year disruption Read More

Gyrodata shares three ways Gyro Surveying tools contribute to greater operational efficiency

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5/15/2019 HOUSTON — Commonly called gyros, gyroscopes are very cool and have special properties that make them invaluable for many things including their use in downhole oil and gas applications. A traditional gyroscope includes a spinning “wheel” that maintains its angular momentum. When the gyroscope is subjected to a rotation rate, the ability to maintain Read More

John Sverdrup Phase 2 approved, according to Equinor

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5/15/2019 Trond Bokn, senior V.P. for the Johan Sverdrup development in Equinor, received the formal approval of the plan for development and operation from Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Minister of Petroleum and Energy. (Photo: Håkon Fonseca Nordang / Equinor ASA). STAVANGER — The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup Read More

Equinor has awarded NOK 2.5 billion in North Sea contracts

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5/14/2019 From the left: Chris Jones, Europe OFS leader, Peggy Krantz-Underland, senior V.P. supplier chain (/Anskaffelser), Jan Erik Klungtveit, business development manager, Geir Tungesvik, senior V.P. drilling & well and Geir Egil Olsen, director Weatherford. (Photo: Kjetil Eide / Equinor ASA). STAVANGER — Equinor has awarded drilling service contracts at a total value of about Read More

Mexico’s rising oil nationalism faces debt-rating crisis

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December vowing to revive state-owned energy company Pemex and put the brakes on foreign investment to give the public a bigger cut of the country’s oil wealth. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reacts to supporters after an event Read More

Iran-backed drone attacks damage Saudi pumping stations

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By Anthony DiPaola and Dana Khraiche on 5/14/2019 DUBAI AND BEIRUT (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia halted its main cross-country oil pipeline after a drone attack damaged pumping stations along the link, a strike claimed by Iran-backed rebels in neighboring Yemeni. Oil prices rose. Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil exporter, said that supplies of crude Read More