Hurricane Resources for the Oil & Gas Industry

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Hurricane Resources for the Oil & Gas Industry

The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association (LMOGA) is a valuable resource for learning more about hurricane preparations for the oil and gas industry. Founded in 1923, it is a trade association exclusively representing all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. LMOGA serves exploration and production,

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Sunoco Fined $355K for Pipeline Violations

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has assessed a $355,636 penalty from Sunoco Pipeline LP for violations related to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Blair and Cambria and six other counties. The other counties are Berks, Cumberland, Delaware, Lebanon, Washington, and Westmoreland. The violations took place between August 2018 and April

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Halliburton, Honeywell Develop Open-Architecture Software

Halliburton and Honeywell announced a collaboration to maximize asset potential, reduce execution risk, and lower the total cost of ownership for oil and gas operators. The collaboration will leverage Halliburton Landmark’s DecisionSpace 365 E&P cloud applications and Honeywell Forge, a powerful industrial analytics software solution, to deliver unparalleled insights about oil and gas assets. Together,

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President Trump Eases Methane Monitoring Rules

The Trump administration is abandoning Obama administration curbs on methane leaks from oil and gas wells. Methane is the chief component of natural gas, making it a valuable energy source and commodity. Yet it is also a climate menace—a powerful heat-trapping pollutant estimated to be roughly 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming

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Native Plants Are Important Factors in Fighting Erosion

Barren soil cover is no way to maintain a healthy pipeline slope. Erosion greatly increases with exposed soil. Trees, shrubs, and groundcovers can maintain slopes and reduce erosion from surface water, shallow groundwater and, to some extent, coastal processes. Types of Vegetation That Work Best The short answer is the native plants of the region.

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Work Starts on Final Part of Russia-China Gas Pipeline

The third and final section of the pipeline will connect to Russia’s Power of Siberia 1 (PoS1) gas pipeline project. The third, southern section starts at Yongqing in Hebei and crosses Shandong and Jiangsu provinces before ending in Shanghai. The June 2025 target date roughly coincides with when supplies through PoS1 are expected to reach

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Kinder Morgan Posts $1B Loss

U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc posted a second straight quarterly loss as it took a $1-billion impairment charge after a steep fall in natural gas prices caused by the coronavirus crisis hurt the value of some of its assets. Energy companies have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic that slashed energy demand by

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California’s Top Oil Driller to File for Bankruptcy

California Resources Corp. filed for bankruptcy with a plan to hand ownership to lenders, kicking off what could turn into the next wave of collapses among oil drillers and the businesses that depend on them. Under a proposal the company negotiated with senior lenders as part of its bankruptcy planning, shareholders will be wiped out,

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MOL Discovers Significant Reserves in Pakistan

The Mamikhel South-1 exploratory well, which is located in Pakistan’s TAL Block, achieved a flow rate of 6,516 barrels of oil equivalent per day during testing according to the company, which noted that further testing of the well is currently ongoing. Mamikhel South-1 marks MOL’s 13th discovery in Pakistan and the 10th discovery in the TAL

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