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First Oil Commences at Bentara Field Offshore Sarawak

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Petronas announces first oil commences at the Bentara field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.

Unipetrol Sees Positive Impact from Acquisition of Rafinerska Stake

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Czech oil processing firm Unipetrol expects a $20-million positive impact from the pending acquisition of a 32-percent stake in Ceska Rafinerska by ENI.

Europe’s Wind Capacity to Grow More Slowly Than Expected to 2020

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Europe's installed wind capacity will increase at a slower rate to the end of the decade than previously estimated due to regulatory uncertainty and weak economic growth.

Ruspetro Conducts Successful Flow Test on Russian Well

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Ruspetro successfully carries out a 10-day flow test on its first multi-stage fractured horizontal well in the Pottymsko-Inginsky license area of Russia.

Mexico’s Pemex: Work Halted at Ciudad Madero Refinery Due to Blaze

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Mexico's Pemex said work at its Ciudad Madero refinery in northern Mexico is being halted while it contains a blaze at a storage tank.

US Proposes New Rules For Moving Crude Oil By Rail

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

The US Department of Transportation proposes an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail.

UK Proposes New Tax Allowance for Ultra HP/HT Fields

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

HM Treasury announces a consultation on a new "cluster area allowance" to encourage investment in ultra-high pressure, high temperature oil and gas fields.

EU Says Could Halt Technology for Russia to Develop Arctic Oil, Gas

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

The European Union should not give Russia technical help to develop Arctic oil and gas if Moscow does not help defuse the Ukraine crisis, says EU Energy Commissioner.

Ukraine Says EU Reverse Gas Flows Lower after Gazprom’s ‘Threats’

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Ukraine energy minister says reverse gas flows from the European Union to Ukraine fall because of the threats by Russian gas producer Gazprom.

Centrica Comes Up Dry near Ula Field

July 23, 2014 By: RigZone Category: O&G News

Centrica Resources Norge drills a dry well near the Ula field on Norwegian production license 405.

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