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12.02.2014 WPX to invest $160 million in San Juan Basin oil wells

WPX Energy announced in a February 10 press release that it plans to invest $160 million, Farmington’s Daily Times reported on February 11.

12.02.2014 U.S. Energy Department approves further LNG exports to Japan

The U.S. Energy Department said on February 11 it has authorized exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas via an international consortium including Japanese firms such as major trading house Mitsui & Co, Kyodo has reported.

11.02.2014 ERHC completes farm-out to CEPSA in Kenya

ERHC Energy Inc.

10.02.2014 U.S. authorities ask Enterprise Products to prioritize propane shipments

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) must prioritize propane shipments on a pipeline to the U.S.

06.02.2014 US House Democrats question lifting oil export ban

House Democrats called for hearings to assess whether lifting a crude oil export ban would lead to lower energy prices, UPI reported on February 5.

05.02.2014 U.S. fines three oil companies for wrongly classifying shipments

Three oil companies operating in North Dakota were fined $93,000 on February 4 for wrongly classifying fuel shipments in the first sanctions since a series of fiery derailments put the energy industry under a spotlight, Reuters has reported.

05.02.2014 Foreign firms show interest in Kazakhstan’s Eurasia project

U.S., Chinese and Russian companies show interest in the Eurasia project on exploration of deep horizons of the Caspian depression, president of the Society of Petroleum Geologists of Kazakhstan Baltabek Kuandikov told Trend on Feruary 4.

05.02.2014 US may export natural gas to Ukraine - ambassador

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has said he does not rule out that gas will be exported from the United States to Ukraine in the long run, Ukrinform reported on February 4.

He said this in an interview with the Day newspaper.

03.02.2014 Gas flow stopped at Gulf of Mexico well off Louisiana

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) confirms that the flow of natural gas from the A-7 well, Vermilion Block 356, located in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 108 miles southwest of Lafayette, Louisiana, has been stopped by pumping weighted drilling

31.01.2014 Gas rig explodes in US Louisiana

A natural gas well being drilled went out of control in the U.S. state of Louisiana Thursday, prompting dozens of workers to evacuate, Xinhua reported on January 31, citing local media.