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Statoil has already achieved its 2015 target of reducing the CO2 emissions from the Norwegian continental shelf by 1.2 million tonnes annually from 2008 to 2020.

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The US rig count during the week ended Sept. 22 declined for the sixth time in 8 weeks, again anchored by a drop in oil-directed rigs.

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Total E&P USA Inc. has entered into an agreement to capture seven prospects operated by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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Transocean Ltd. has reported its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.

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Gazprom Neft PJSC said it has brought Otdelnoye field in Russia into commercial production, with two wells producing a total of 170 tonnes/day of oil.

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Clontarf Energy has issued details of prospective targets in block 18 offshore Equatorial Guinea, which the company was awarded under the country’s 2017 Bid Round.

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A federal appeals court in Denver dismissed six environmental organizations’ appeal of a district court’s decision invalidating the US Bureau of Land Management’s regulation of hydraulic fracturing at oil and gas operations on onshore public lands.

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Utility poles: BMK Corporation’s Polecrete Stabilizer is the fast, effective polyurethane backfill solution that sets in as little as 15 minutes. It lets you set or straighten utility poles without hauling crushed rock, pouring concrete or tamping soil.

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Twin Eagle Sand Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management LLC, has acquired a frac sand terminaling asset near Bridgeport, West Virginia from Process Transloading Bridgeport. 

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The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by one this week to 935.

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San Francisco is suing five of the world's largest oil and gas companies for the costs of sea walls and other infrastructure needed to protect against climate change.

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SDX Energy Inc. seeks to increase its Moroccan gas sales volumes by as much as 50% and its reserves by more than 100% with its nine-well drilling campaign in the Sebou, Gharb Centre, and Lall Mimouna permits.

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Sherritt International Corp., Toronto, has resumed drilling of a key exploration well in Cuba after an interruption caused by Hurricane Irma.

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A Chevron subsidiary has issued an early termination notice to Transocean Ltd. for the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Clear Leader.

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Horizon Petroleum Ltd. will target undeveloped conventional natural gas discoveries in two concessions in Poland’s Rotliegendes basin and its Carpathian foldbelt. The Cieszyn and Bielsko-Biala concessions cover a combined 3,030 sq km.

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PT Pertamina EP said it expects to take 45 days to drill a 9,000-ft well in Poleng field in the Java Sea.

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Antero Resources has monetized over $1 billion of non-exploration and production assets including the sale of 10 million common units representing limited partner interests in Antero Midstream Partners and the restructuring of a portion of its commodity hedge portfolio.

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EOG Resources Inc. has appointed C. Christopher Gaut to its board of directors, effective October 1, 2017. 

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Delivery has begun across eight states - Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Mexico State, Guanajuato, Tamaulipas and Queretaro.

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Still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida may soon embark on a costly list of fixes and contentious changes to state laws, including whether or not to require nursing homes to have on-site generators to deal with power outages.