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EOR Unlocks Billions of Barrels from Residual Oil Zones

EOR technologies applied to a new understanding of Residual Oil Zones (ROZ) are unlocking billions of barrels of oil in the Permian Basin. In an interview in Midland, TX, Steve Melzer of Melzer Consulting said, “For the longest time, we’ve ...

Navy and Maritime Shipping Officials Increase Security in Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

As the fighting in Yemen continues to escalate, attacks on military and marine transport vessels are expected to increase and officials have put the area on a High Security Alert. The first missile attack on Oct 1 targeted a UAE ...

Protesters Halt Canadian Pipelines Into U.S.

Protesters interrupted service on five Canadian pipelines entering the U.S. at isolated locations near the Canadian border last week. The protesters are opposed to oil sands development in Alberta and British Columbia, bringing oil from Canadian oil sands into the ...

Cows Cause More Methane Emissions than Oil and Gas

A study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published on Oct 13 used a database 100 times larger than previous studies to demonstrate where the global methane increases come from. Methane emissions have been steadily rising for the past ...

Long Beach Receives Clean Air Award

The Port of Long Beach and Long beach Container Terminal have been awarded the Clean Air Award by the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The Prestigious award is for Long Beach’s contribution to reducing pollution in Southern California. The ...

Energy Day Festival 2016

Energy Day is Only 10 Days Away!Energy Day Festival 2016 is only a few days away, so make plans to be Downtown at Sam Houston Park. Come out and enjoy the cooler October weather and experience FREE educational fun!  See last ...

OPEC Wants to Raise Oil Price

In an investment advisory letter from Asterbeck Capital Management in Connecticut released to Reuters news on Oct 7, it was reported that Saudi Arabia working with Kuwait and UAE has come to an agreement with Iran to achieve output cuts. ...

ConocoPhillips Sues Venezuela

Subsidiaries of ConocoPhillips (Citgo) are suing Venezuela state owned oil company PDVSA. The suit was filed in Delaware on Oct 7, 2016. PDVSA is charged with fraudulent operations, including bond swaps that use Citgo shares as collateral. The move by ...

Demand for Oil Fell in July

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced that the demand for oil in July fell for the first time in six months. Oil demand fell 1.3% in July a drop of 257,000 barrels per day compared to July 2015. It’s ...

Hurricane Matthew Preparations

Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit Cuba and Jamaica on Monday, and move into the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Matthew is predicted to be the most powerful storm in the Gulf since Hurricane Felix in 2007. The U.S. Navy has ...