Archives June 2013

Jun
3
2013

BP to add two drilling rigs in Alaska

By OGJ editors BP PLC plans to add $1 billion in new investment and two drilling rigs to its Alaska North Slope fields over the next 5 years. Executives attributed the increased investment to changes in the state’s oil tax policy that Gov. Sean Parnell signed during May. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
3
2013

State emissions; private solutions

By Warren R. True While climate-skeptics continue to snipe at those who blame human activity for rising levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide and, therefore, for rising global temperatures, governments and their agencies continue to document those rises. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
3
2013

Flexibility in fracing regulation seen still an open question

Increased flexibility for operators remains an open question in a revised proposal for federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing, according to a May 23 legal update by Roger W. Patrick of the law firm Mayer Brown. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

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