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Norwegian minister: Deepwater drilling on hold for new licensing round

Posted on 09 June 2010 in News

Norway will not allow new drilling in the deepwater areas of the 21st licensing round until there is sufficient…

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DOI issues new BOP requirements for offshore drilling

Posted on 09 June 2010 in News

On 8 June, the US Department of the Interior issued a directive to oil and gas lessees and…

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UK to increase North Sea rig inspections

Posted on 09 June 2010 in News

In response to the activities in the Gulf of Mexico, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate…

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Petrobras announces another Campos Basin pre-salt find

Posted on 08 June 2010 in News

Petrobras announced on 4 June the discovery of light oil in the pre-salt layer in the…

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IADC, senators call for resumption of safe deepwater drilling

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

IADC is urging the Obama Administration to lift the recently announced moratorium on deepwater…

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Be heard: Write to Congress to protest drilling ban

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

IADC is actively engaged in working to achieve a resumption in Gulf of Mexico drilling as soon…

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Sporting clay tournament to benefit families of Macondo blowout victims

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

A sporting clay tournament will be held 24-25 September to benefit families of the Macondo blowout victims…

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Containment cap allows BP to divert flow to drillship

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

Oil and gas are being received onboard the Discoverer Enterprise following the successful…

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Barnett Shale group challenges benzene emissions allegations

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

Ed Ireland, executive director, Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, confronted rumors about…

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Chesapeake, Questar share ways to reduce environmental footprint

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

Chesapeake Energy and Questar E&P shared innovative tactics to improve environmental…

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