Current Headlines

  1. API: Repealing Duplicative BLM Rule Allows For More Effective Regulation

    API welcomed today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of the Interior on the decision to revoke the 2015 Bureau of Land Management rule regulating hydraulic fracturing activities on federal lands.

  2. API Welcomes President Trump Signing Pro-Growth Tax Reform Into Law

    API President and CEO Jack Gerard recently welcomed President Trump’s signature on H.R. 1, delivering pro-growth, pro-development economic reforms to the U.S. tax code for the first time since 1986.

  3. OMV Petrom And WABAG: Completion Of The New Produced Water Treatment Plant For The Suplacu Oilfield In Romania

    WABAG Water Services SRL, Romania, a subsidiary of the Vienna-based VA TECH WABAG GmbH, has built a new and innovative plant for eco-friendly treatment of the produced water resulting from oil production for the country’s largest oil and gas group.

  4. API Applauds Congress On Final Passage Of Pro-Growth Tax

    API President and CEO Jack Gerard today applauded Congress after the House took its final vote to advance pro-growth tax reform, marking the last legislative step before Congress sends the bill to President Trump for his signature.

  5. Aquabotix Secures New Global Distributors For Underwater Vehicles And Camera Systems

    UUV Aquabotix Ltd (“Aquabotix" or the “Company”) recently announced the addition of five new distributors to its global network.

  6. SIMMONS EDECO To Carry Out Onshore Drilling Campaign In Mexico For Renaissance Oil Corp

    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.

  7. Statoil Acquires 25% Of The Roncador Field In Brazil And Advances Its Strategic Partnership With Petrobras To Increase Recovery

    Statoil ASA and Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (“Petrobras”)  have agreed that Statoil will acquire a 25% interest in Roncador, a large oil field in the Campos Basin in Brazil.

  8. Petroteq Energy Inc. Receives Construction Permits And Completes Concrete Work

    Petroteq Energy Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:PQE; OTCQX: PQEFF; Frankfurt:A2DYWC), a company focused on the development and implementation of proprietary technologies for the environmentally safe extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits, announced today that it has made significant progress at its heavy oil extraction facility (the "Facility") located at Asphalt Ridge, Utah.

  9. GO-TIME: DEP Increases Oil And Gas Drilling Inspections After Switch To Electronic Process In 2017

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it will complete more oil and gas drilling site inspections in 2017 than in 2016, as a result of a GO-TIME project that replaced years of paper forms with a mobile app.

  10. Saudi Aramco Awards Schlumberger Contracts For Drilling Rigs And Services For Oil And Gas Wells

    Saudi Aramco has awarded Schlumberger two lump sum contracts for drilling rigs and services for oil and gas wells. Under the contracts, Schlumberger Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) will provide drilling rigs and services for up to 146 gas wells and up to 128 oil wells over three years.