Shell Will Again Start Oil and Gas Exploration in Alaskan Arctic

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Dakota Access Pipeline Can Operate Until End-2020

 The Dakota Access oil pipeline will continue operating at least until the end of the year when a federal court will be ready to rule on a lawsuit demanding that the pipeline be shut down. December 2020 is the earliest time the court will be able to make a decision after reviewing all relevant documentation,


Storm Knocks Out U.S. Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Pipeline

An offshore natural gas pipeline that serves four major U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms remained out of commission on Monday, pipeline operator Enbridge Inc said, following Hurricane Laura’s destructive path through the area. Energy companies continued to inspect and restart offshore operations while damage assessments onshore were hampered by power outages. In Lake Charles,


Court Rejects Bid to Halt Kinder Morgan Gas Pipeline

A nearly-complete $2.3 billion pipeline to carry natural gas from West Texas shale fields to the U.S. Gulf Coast can move ahead, a U.S. judge in Austin, Texas, ruled on Friday, rejecting an environmental group’s effort to halt the project. Sierra Club in April challenged federal approval of the 428-mile (689 km) Kinder Morgan Inc


Education and the Oil & Gas Industry

In every classroom you can find essential equipment and tools made from petroleum products. Here are just a few examples of how oil and gas fuel education. School Supplies Many of the items students use in the classroom have their beginnings in the oil and gas industry: glue, paints, plastics, calculators, and even the computer


Protecting Offshore Pipelines

Scientists have begun discovering that the seafloor is eroding in much the same way as the land loss now occurring on the coast of Louisiana. This can mean a detrimental loss in the wake of powerful waves, hurricanes, and flooding to the offshore and inland infrastructure. The scientists are concluding that the seafloor should be considered


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,