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Fire at Saudi Arabian Oil Workers Compound Kills Two, Injures 105

   A fire at an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday killed two people and injured 105 others of various nationalities, including some who are in a critical condition,

Syncrude Uncertain about Plant Fire Affecting Production

  The operator of Canada's largest synthetic crude project said on Saturday it is investigating the causes of an early morning fire at an upgrading plant. Firefighters extinguished the blaze,

Canada's Alberta Shuts in 95 Nexen Pipelines over "noncompliance"

  Alberta's energy regulator has shut in 95 Nexen Energy pipelines, over concerns the company allegedly violated pipeline maintenance and monitoring rules. The order,

Hurricane Ignacio Gains Strength but Expected to Bypass Hawaii

  Hurricane Ignacio intensified as it blew across the Pacific on a route likely to bypass Hawaii on Saturday, said the Central Pacific Hurricane Center of the National Weather Service.

Buffett's Berkshire Takes $4.48 bln Stake in Phillips 66

  Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a $4.48 billion stake in oil refiner Phillips 66, rebuilding a bet it had made in the energy industry before oil prices fell.

Facing Heat, Iraq's Electricity Minister Passes Parliament Quizzing

  Iraq's parliament on Saturday expressed confidence in the answers of Electricity Minister Qassim al-Fahdawi following an interrogation about a persistent power

Libyan Oil Firm Postpones Dubai Conference to Discuss Contracts

 A state oil firm loyal to Libya's official government based in the east of the country has postponed a conference in Dubai to discuss oil majors' existing contracts with the OPEC member country.

United Heavy Lift Gears up for the Asian Boom

  All set to expand its footprint in the South Asian market significantly, Hamburg based, United Heavy Lift (UHL) appointed strategically placed Lexicon Overseas Pvt Ltd.

Labor Support for Moratorium Puts Jobs at Risk

  The Western Australian Labor Party is jeopardizing jobs and investment in the State’s oil and gas industry by supporting calls for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.

World’s Quickest Trip Through Northern Sea Route

  Chinese sailor Guo Chuan intends to make it world’s quickest Northern Sea Route trip from Murmansk to the Bering Strait in 14 days without engine power. His

USCG Reopens Key West Ports After Erika Dissipates

  Effective 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Capt. Jeffrey Janszen, Coast Guard Captain of the Port, reopened Key West, Florida, ports, terminals and facilities due to Tropical Storm Erika dissipating.

New Satcom Global Website in Oceania

  Today, Satcom Global launched its Australian website, www.satcomglobal.com.au, which will offer a platform to better support our valued channel partners and customers in the region.

Obama Heads to Alaska, Where Drilling Decision Looms Large

  President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his decision to allow Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean under what he said were rigorous standards,

China Passes New Pollution Law, Will Cap Coal Consumption

  Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption,

Petrobras Reaches Deal for Reorganization of Sete Brasil

  Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and other investors reached an agreement to approve the restructuring plan of ailing oil-drilling-rig builder Sete Brasil Participações SA,

Brazil Contracts 30 Solar Parks to add 1,000 MW

  Brazil's energy regulator Aneel granted contracts on Friday to build 30 new solar parks that will add 1,000 megawatts of solar power generating capacity in its

Brazil May Vote on Sub-salt Oil Law in September

  Brazilian Senator Jose Serra said on Friday he expects a vote on changing the country's oil law to ease demands on state-run firm Petrobras and reduce local

Marad Celebrates Deployment of Maritime Fuel Cell Project

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today celebrated the launch of field trials for the first prototype hydrogen fuel cell

Gazprom, OMV Meet on Establishing Nord Stream JV

  At a Meeting held at the Gazprom headquarters between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV,

TASI Acquires SignalFire Telemetry

TASI HOLDINGS INC. announced today it has completed the acquisition of all shares of SignalFire Telemetry, located in Hudson, Massachusetts.  This new acquisition

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