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Feb
6
2017

NEORI asks House leaders to include provision in tax legislation

Members of the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) coalition asked US House Ways and Means Committee leaders to include a provision to extend and strengthen the Section 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Dioxide Sequestration as part of any comprehensive tax reform package that the 115th Congress considers. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

CARB releases modifications to proposed oil and gas GHG limits

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released modifications on Feb. 3 to its proposed limits of greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas operations in the state. Comments will be accepted through Feb. 21, and a public hearing will be held on Mar. 23, it indicated. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

Plant data, modeling validate hybrid solvent for mercaptans removal

New modeling tools delivered excellent predictions of removal rates of H2S, CO2, and mercaptans along with total acid gas volumes. Simulation studies noted particularly strong agreement in characterizing the performance of aged solvent. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

Guide to world crudes: Statoil updates Mondo crude assay

Based on a sample taken Aug. 8, 2016, Statoil ASA in late October 2016 issued an updated commercial assay of medium-gravity, low-sulfur Mondo crude, part of the Kizomba C development on Block 15, about 90 miles off Angola. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

India's upstream needs independent regulator

India’s upstream sector’s history suggests that the government’s varying roles of policy maker, regulator, and operator has led to conflicts of interest and eroded investor confidence. India could better develop competitive, transparent, and efficient oil and gas operations by forming an independent regulator. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

Idaho enters ranks of hydrocarbon producing states

Idaho completed its first full year of commercial natural gas production in 2016, making it the 31st US state to produce hydrocarbons. Drilling activity will most likely continue through 2017 as small operators keep moving into Idaho’s prospective counties. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
6
2017

Scale formation hinders gas injection wells in Iran's Kupal, Maroun oil fields

Scale formation is a critical problem for gas injection-well operators in southern Iranian oil fields. Scale precipitation can restrict gas injection, resulting in complete injection blockage. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
3
2017

BHI: US rig count up double-digits in third straight week

Rig deployment in the US continued to pick up steam during the week ended Feb. 3 as Baker Hughes Inc.’s tally of active units recorded its third consecutive weekly double-digit increase. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
3
2017

ONGC plans to develop field off west coast of India

India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. said it will invest $66 million for development of North West B-173A field off the country’s west coast. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Feb
1
2017

Santos submits EIS for Narrabri CSG project

Adelaide company Santos Ltd. has submitted a state significant development application and associated environmental impact statement for its controversial Narrabri coal seam gas project in northwest New South Wales to the state government. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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