Russia reaches almost full compliance with oil output cuts

Russia reaches almost full compliance with oil output cuts

VATUTINKI, Russia — Russia's oil production cuts have reached almost 300,000 barrels per day, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday, in line with its pledge...
Trump eyes expanded U.S. offshore oil drilling with new executive order

Trump eyes expanded U.S. offshore oil drilling with new executive order

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Friday that seeks to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to areas currently...
Barents oil production ‘more troublesome than expected’

Barents oil production ‘more troublesome than expected’

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority gives yet another safety rebuke to ENI Norge after an audit revealed that status of some security systems was not...
Norway doubles Barents Sea oil and gas estimate, alarms green lobby

Norway doubles Barents Sea oil and gas estimate, alarms green lobby

OSLO — Norway's portion of the Barents Sea could contain twice as much undiscovered oil and gas as previously thought when a newly mapped area...
Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG rivals

Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG...

LONDON — A new pipeline from Russia's Arctic fields to Germany will boost Moscow's share of the European gas market despite competition from Qatar...
Explorer plans first test of fracking potential in North Slope shale

Explorer plans first test of fracking potential in North Slope shale

An oil explorer hoping to bring the Lower 48’s fracking revolution to Alaska will take a big step this week when it launches an effort...
U.S. will not give Exxon permission to drill in Russia

U.S. will not give Exxon permission to drill in Russia

WASHINGTON/SPRING, Texas - The United States will not make an exception for American companies, including oil major Exxon Mobil Corp., seeking to drill in...
Defective safety valve caused fuel spill at Nunavut mine, company says

Defective safety valve caused fuel spill at Nunavut mine, company says

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. says an April 8 fuel spill at its Meliadine mine site in Nunavut was likely caused by a defective safety...
Crews stop leak in Prudhoe Bay well that sprayed oil and gas

Crews stop leak in Prudhoe Bay well that sprayed oil and...

Crews trying to contain a leak at an old Prudhoe Bay production well that released crude oil and natural gas stopped the leak Sunday night,...
Alaska gas line agency applies for permission to build LNG project

Alaska gas line agency applies for permission to build LNG project

In what the Alaska gas line agency is calling a major achievement, officials on Thursday formally launched its application for federal permission to build a pipeline...