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CEO Bob Dudley says investors should view BP as a "fundamentally sound oil and gas company" and explains why the group is "excited about exploration."
Vandana Hari, Asia Editorial Director at Platts talks about the changing face of global energy landscape and highlights the upcoming key players.
Amos Hochstein, deputy assistant secretary for Energy Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State explains the ongoing debate behind U.S. gas exports.
SAN FRANCISCO/ KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Oct 27- G lobal energy service giants are banking on a boom in Saudi oil and gas drilling over the next few years to revive profits that are being squeezed by overcapacity in the North American market.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- A former Ecuadorean judge testified on Wednesday that he ghost-wrote rulings for a judge who ordered Chevron Corp to pay $19 billion to villagers whose land had been polluted by oil exploration.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- A former Ecuadorean judge testified on Wednesday that he ghost-wrote rulings for another judge who ordered Chevron Corp to pay $19 billion to villagers whose land had been polluted by oil exploration.
Chevron halted fracking on a Romanian well after a protest. The EU said it is committed to less dependency on fossil fuels. The Oilprice.com reports.
Oct 22- Kodiak Oil& Gas Corp, which primarily drills for oil in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, said on Tuesday its third-quarter average daily sales volumes rose 54 percent from the second quarter.
Where oil investors should put their money, with, Tim Rezvan of Sterne Agee. "We expect to see significant increased oil hedging through 2015," he says.
Is Concho a good bet? Its CEO Tim Leach says in the last 5 years, there has been more oil and gas discovered than what has been produced in the last 90 years, and discusses the costs to drilling.
Discussing the U.S. energy renaissance, with Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil and Gas president and CEO. "I think this is making America more competitive," he says.
Kenya will start pumping its first commercial oil next year and begin exporting in 2016, but this is just the opening salvo.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 20- Investors who bet on Eike Batista have lost billions over the past year as the Brazilian's ephemeral business empire imploded. But they haven't been the only losers- the onetime Amazon gold trader and former speedboat racer's hometown of Rio de Janeiro has also been shaken by his rapid decline.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 17- Cash-strapped Brazilian oil company OGX Petróleo e Gás Participaçãoes SA may get to keep its oil exploration blocks even if it files for bankruptcy protection, the head of Brazil's petroleum regulator, the ANP, said on Thursday.
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 15- Bellatrix Exploration Ltd, a small Canadian oil and gas explorer, said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy rival Angle Energy Inc for cash and shares worth C $315 million and formed a joint venture with a South Korean private equity firm to develop oil properties in Alberta.
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura sheds light on the supply risks for oil markets this week.
CARACAS, Oct 14- Venezuela and Guyana will meet on Thursday to resolve the fate of a ship and crew hired by a U.S. oil exploration firm that Venezuela seized in waters disputed for more than a century by the South American neighbors.
CARACAS, Oct 14- Venezuela's and Guyana's foreign ministers will meet on Thursday to seek a negotiated solution to the detention of a ship used by a U.S. oil exploration firm in waters disputed for more than a century by the South American neighbors, Venezuela said.
BRIDGETOWN, Oct 11- Guyana's government said on Friday the navy of neighboring Venezuela had evicted a ship used by a U.S. oil exploration company from Guyanese waters, calling the move unprecedented and a serious threat to security.