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All-time low for discovered resources in 2017: Around 7 billion barrels of oil equivalent was discovered

Rystad Energy concluded this week that 2017 was yet another record low year for discovered conventional volumes globally. Less than seven billion barrels of oil equivalent has been discovered YTD. “We haven’t seen anything like this since the 1940s,” says Sonia Mladá Passos, Senior Analyst at Rystad Energy. “The discovered volumes averaged at ~550 million…

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Simmons Edeco to carry out onshore drilling campaign in Mexico

Simmons Edeco, a leading global oilfield service provider, announced that it has been awarded a contract by Weatherford de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., a subsidiary of Weatherford International, to provide drilling services to Canadian-based Renaissance Oil Corp. and its partner Lukoil, which are developing a diversified shale and mature fields portfolio in oil-rich Mexico. Simmons…

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Eni, Shell to face trial in Italy in $1-billion bribery case

Eni, Royal Dutch Shell and senior executives will face trial over a $1.1 billion bribery scandal in Nigeria, an Italian judge ruled on Wednesday. The trial will start on March 5 in Milan, judge Giusy Barbara told reporters. The long-awaited decision, initially expected several months ago, will not only affect the two companies but 11…

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US House approves tax reform legislation by 22-vote margin

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 17 11/17/2017 By Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor The US House of Representatives approved tax reform legislation Nov. 16 in a 227-205 vote as 11 Republicans joined Democrats in opposing the bill. “We’ve got a long road ahead of us, and we have a timeline to get this done by the end…

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Pemex: Ingeniería financiera para el saqueo.

En 10 capítulos, la reportera Ana Lilia Pérez disecciona a la emblemática empresa petrolera mexicana, la que hundieron los últimos cinco presidentes, y expone sus resultados en el libro Pemex RIP. Vida y asesinato de la principal empresa mexicana, puesto en circulación por el sello Grijalbo. Proceso ofrece fragmentos del capítulo 9, en el que…

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East Canadian association urges members to press officials about “crippling” legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The following note was sent on Friday, Nov. 3, to members of the Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (Noia), by Noia Chairman Andrew Bell: At this point you are all aware of the federal government’s move to implement environmental assessment legislative changes that could have a crippling impact on…

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China Energy Investment plans to invest billions in U.S. shale gas development

China Energy Investment plans to invest billions in U.S. shale gas development NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — West Virginia was the biggest recipient of the $250 billion of investments signed during President Donald Trump’s visit to China. China Energy Investment Corp. plans to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in the state…

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La obscura razón por la que los precios del gas LP están ‘por las nubes’

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO. – En los últimos 10 meses, los distribuidores de gas LP han aumentado los precios a los consumidores domésticos sin ningún control. En algunos estados este  combustible se comercializa hasta 60% más caro que en diciembre de 2016. De acuerdo con la Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE), 76% de los hogares utiliza…

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Atrae mercado eólico a empresa holandesa

Ofrecen a compañías turbinas que ayuden a disminuir su alto costo energético. Emergya Wind Technologies (EWT) Direct Wind, empresa holandesa fabricante de turbinas eólicas de transmisión directa, tiene proyectado alrededor de 70 megawatts para el próximo año en el País. En entrevista con REFORMA, Elie Villeda, representante comercial de EWT Direct Wind en México, dijo…

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Los salarios en la industria petrolera de México son inferiores a los de USA, según la encuesta de la Society of Petroleum Engineers:

Petroleum industry professionals re-ported average total compensation of $194,649 in 2017, an increase from 2016 but still lower than the average salaries before the oil price downturn that began in 2014. Average compensation was $185,001 in 2016, $206,020 in 2015, and $214,328 in 2014. Compared with 2016, mean base pay, other compensation, and total compensation…

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