www.upstreamonline.com http://www.upstreamonline.com/ www.upstreamonline.com Oil extends losses on China data http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410159/oil-extends-losses-on-china-data Prices sink to new six-year lows after huge gains in previous sessions caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410159/oil-extends-losses-on-china-data Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:48:33 +0000 live Trader down.jpg Nexen to shut in Long Lake http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410160/nexen-to-shut-in-long-lake In situ oil sands project down while operator complies with order to suspend 95 pipelines after spill Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410160/nexen-to-shut-in-long-lake Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:06:59 +0000 live a view of the pipeline spill looking towards Nexen’s Long Lake facility in Alberta.jpg Kerry warms up to Arctic drilling http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410158/kerry-warms-up-to-arctic-drilling US Secretary of State says region can be explored safely caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410158/kerry-warms-up-to-arctic-drilling Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:10:39 +0000 live Kerry.jpg WPX sheds Powder River assets http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410155/wpx-sheds-powder-river-assets US independent continues efforts to reduce debt through asset sales caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410155/wpx-sheds-powder-river-assets Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:29:28 +0000 live Wyoming_well.jpg Island to delay newbuild vessels http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410157/island-to-delay-newbuild-vessels Offshore contractor will take on-time delivery of one of four vessels under construction at Norway's Vard Brevik yard Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410157/island-to-delay-newbuild-vessels Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:48:24 +0000 live Island_Defender.jpg ConocoPhillips to gut global workforce http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410145/conocophillips-to-gut-global-workforce US oil major's job cuts have biggest impact on North American business caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410145/conocophillips-to-gut-global-workforce Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:40:33 +0000 live pinkslip.jpg McClendon's AEP to explore Mexico shales http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410115/mcclendons-aep-to-explore-mexico-shales US wildcatter signs partnership with fund founded by former Mexico president Fox Noah.Brenner@nhst.no (Noah Brenner) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410115/mcclendons-aep-to-explore-mexico-shales Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:21:07 +0000 live McClendon.jpg Opec insiders 'surprised' at article impact http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410154/opec-insiders-surprised-at-article-impact PR publication cited for big jump in oil price on Monday, but excitement appeared to wane on Tuesday Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410154/opec-insiders-surprised-at-article-impact Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:10:24 +0000 live opec headquarters.jpg Williams in Steelhead LNG pipeline contract http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410142/williams-in-steelhead-lng-pipeline-contract Pipeline to supply proposed Vancouver Island facilities with natural gas caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410142/williams-in-steelhead-lng-pipeline-contract Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:36:05 +0000 live SaritaBay.jpg EIA: US petrol prices 'unchanged' with oil exports http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410135/eia-us-petrol-prices-unchanged-with-oil-exports Federal study finds that lifting US crude export ban will not raise price of petrol for US consumers caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410135/eia-us-petrol-prices-unchanged-with-oil-exports Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:20:30 +0000 live blue oil barrels.jpg ConocoPhillips sees Surmont 2 first oil http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410103/conocophillips-sees-surmont-2-first-oil US independent starts production at in-situ oil sands facility in Canada Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410103/conocophillips-sees-surmont-2-first-oil Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:11:41 +0000 live surmont sagd COP.png W&T in $376m Permian sale http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410091/wandt-in-usd-376m-permian-sale Houston-based player selling out of West Texas acreage to Ajax Resources Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410091/wandt-in-usd-376m-permian-sale Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:16:36 +0000 live w&t offshore Vertex expands services portfolio http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410148/vertex-expands-services-portfolio Alberta-based environmental services provider acquires trio of companies Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410148/vertex-expands-services-portfolio Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:37:27 +0000 live Handshake New Malampaya platform installed http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410130/new-malampaya-platform-installed Shell’s depletion compression platform affixed on gas field off Philippines by Arup Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410130/new-malampaya-platform-installed Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:39:31 +0000 live Malampaya Arup.jpg Oil slumps on China data http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410114/oil-slumps-on-china-data Figures on Chinese manufacturing sector send crude down again after last week's turmoil Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410114/oil-slumps-on-china-data Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:57:09 +0000 live shanghai BG in 'Bongkot sale effort' http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410096/bg-in-bongkot-sale-effort UK player seeking to dispose of major Thai gas asset amid pending takeover by Shell: report (News Wires) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410096/bg-in-bongkot-sale-effort Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:03:42 +0000 live Bongkot.jpg Rosneft sticks to plans amid low oil prices http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410134/rosneft-sticks-to-plans-amid-low-oil-prices Russian player says 'no big changes' (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410134/rosneft-sticks-to-plans-amid-low-oil-prices Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:26:51 +0000 live Rosneft office.jpg GPK to start Shewashan drill http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410113/gpk-to-start-shewashan-drill Development wells to be sunk as first oil targeted in 2016 for field in Iraqi Kurdistan Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410113/gpk-to-start-shewashan-drill Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:44:48 +0000 live Atrush 3 drillign rig.jpg ION wins Tanzania survey deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410104/ion-wins-tanzania-survey-deal US player to acquire 4058 kilometres of 2D seismic data over offshore blocks in Rovuma Delta region (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410104/ion-wins-tanzania-survey-deal Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:38:05 +0000 live Tanzania Map.gif Subsea 7 Surfin' on Culzean http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410073/subsea-7-surfin-on-culzean British contractor wins gig to carry out pipeline installation and tie-in work at Maersk field off UK Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410073/subsea-7-surfin-on-culzean Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:52:33 +0000 live Seven borealis.jpg Penn West slashes more jobs, capex http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410092/penn-west-slashes-more-jobs-capex Canadian player cuts capex again for the year to cope with current commodity price environment (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410092/penn-west-slashes-more-jobs-capex Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:19:57 +0000 live Scissors_cut.jpg Aker to axe subsea jobs http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410087/aker-to-axe-subsea-jobs Norwegian contractor to cut 500 local staff due to lack of domestic field development work Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410087/aker-to-axe-subsea-jobs Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:39:44 +0000 live Aker_worker.jpg Aker_Sols.jpg Pacific gets Peru block operatorship http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410090/pacific-gets-peru-block-operatorship Canadian independent handed reins to prolific Block 192 by state player Perupetro Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410090/pacific-gets-peru-block-operatorship Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:32:18 +0000 live PeruPetro Logo.jpg Origin hits Beetaloo gas http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410071/origin-hits-beetaloo-gas Shale gas exploration well hits more than 150 metres of net pay in Australia's Northern Territory Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410071/origin-hits-beetaloo-gas Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:47:30 +0000 live beetaloo permits.jpg Players line up for Johan Sverdrup work http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410082/players-line-up-for-johan-sverdrup-work Two marine pipelay contractors and five line pipe manufacturers set to bid for contracts worth $730 million Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410082/players-line-up-for-johan-sverdrup-work Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:48:11 +0000 live Castorone.jpg Ex-Maersk rig hand jailed for fraud http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410083/ex-maersk-rig-hand-jailed-for-fraud Russian former worker convicted of siphoning off cash from false contractor deliveries Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410083/ex-maersk-rig-hand-jailed-for-fraud Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:09:01 +0000 live Maersk Deliverer 3.jpg Fire hits PDVSA gas plant http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410080/fire-hits-pdvsa-gas-plant State-owned player says operations expected to be ‘back to normal in the next hours’ (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410080/fire-hits-pdvsa-gas-plant Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:26:22 +0000 live Perla Gas Field Map Venezuela Polarcus wins Brazil gig http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410094/polarcus-wins-brazil-gig Non-exclusive 3D survey set to kick off in 2016 Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410094/polarcus-wins-brazil-gig Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:49:00 +0000 live Polarcus.jpg Faroe ups Blane, Enoch stakes http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410072/faroe-ups-blane-enoch-stakes North Sea player snaps up further interests in UK fields in Roc Oil deal worth up to $20 million Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410072/faroe-ups-blane-enoch-stakes Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:13:26 +0000 live Faroe Pet Map.jpg Trinity in T&T asset sale http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410078/trinity-in-tandt-asset-sale Independent to use transaction to reduce its debt (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1410078/trinity-in-tandt-asset-sale Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:46:41 +0000 live Trinity Trinidad map.png EnQuest in $70m office sale deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410077/enquest-in-usd-70m-office-sale-deal UK player leases back new Aberdeen office long term and bags almost $20 million in the process Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410077/enquest-in-usd-70m-office-sale-deal Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:39:40 +0000 live Aberdeen_skyline.jpg PTTEP farms out Myanmar permits http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410079/pttep-farms-out-myanmar-permits Thai company also appoints acting chief executive to fill role from 9 September Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410079/pttep-farms-out-myanmar-permits Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:47:49 +0000 live Pagoda.JPG Tap to keep Manora stake http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410070/tap-to-keep-manora-stake Australian company also signs terms to refinance debt following strategic review Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410070/tap-to-keep-manora-stake Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:24:56 +0000 live Manora Princess.jpg SMOE confirms Culzean payday http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410065/smoe-confirms-culzean-payday Lion's share of huge contract to be performed in Singapore russell.searancke@upstreamonline.com (Russell Searancke) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410065/smoe-confirms-culzean-payday Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:58:59 +0000 live KBR_Culzean2 NEW.jpg Petronas approves Ophir revisions http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410069/petronas-approves-ophir-revisions New field development plan to take advantage of low industry costs brought on by lower oil prices Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410069/petronas-approves-ophir-revisions Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:56:04 +0000 live Petronas logo.jpg Oil prices drop in Asian trade http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410068/oil-prices-drop-in-asian-trade Analyst says fall could indicate investors went overboard in pushing prices up Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410068/oil-prices-drop-in-asian-trade Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:19:58 +0000 live China stock trader.jpg Sea Lion spud pushed back again http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410066/sea-lion-spud-pushed-back-again Bad weather delays rig handover for exploration well in Australia's Bass Strait Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410066/sea-lion-spud-pushed-back-again Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:09:18 +0000 live Telesto.jpg Metgasco to take government to court http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410063/metgasco-to-take-government-to-court Settlement talks break down as company seeks damages for 'unlawful' suspension of drilling campaign Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410063/metgasco-to-take-government-to-court Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:34:38 +0000 live Gavel Total starts Antelope sidetrack http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410061/total-starts-antelope-sidetrack Drilling resumes on well which has faced several setbacks previously Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410061/total-starts-antelope-sidetrack Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:31:43 +0000 live pngflag Transerv sidetracks Warro well http://www.upstreamonline.com/sectors/companynews/1410062/transerv-sidetracks-warro-well Fishing operations fail to remove stuck bottom hole assembly Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/sectors/companynews/1410062/transerv-sidetracks-warro-well Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:02:25 +0000 live Warro.jpg Cenovus closes terminal acquisition http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410064/cenovus-closes-terminal-acquisition Oil sands operator takes over crude-by-rail trans-loading terminal in Central Alberta (Tonya Zelinsky) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410064/cenovus-closes-terminal-acquisition Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:50:55 +0000 live Train.jpg Oil sees biggest three-day surge since 1990 http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410059/oil-sees-biggest-three-day-surge-since-1990 While prices swoon to erase previous losses, some say slump is not yet over caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410059/oil-sees-biggest-three-day-surge-since-1990 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:08:18 +0000 live Traders clap.jpg EIA: US oil production fell in June http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410060/eia-us-oil-production-fell-in-june Onshore tight oil plays continue decline begun in April Noah.Brenner@nhst.no (Noah Brenner) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410060/eia-us-oil-production-fell-in-june Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:45:29 +0000 live Shale Gas US EIA Podcast: I Drink Your Milkshake http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410042/podcast-i-drink-your-milkshake Listen to The Bit, Upstream's weekly podcast, where we discuss the Schlumberger-Cameron merger and a battle over a significant deep-water US Gulf discovery Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410042/podcast-i-drink-your-milkshake Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:24:01 +0000 live TheBitLogo_REC.png Car bomb 'explodes in front of Mellitah office' http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410043/car-bomb-explodes-in-front-of-mellitah-office No injuries or significant damage reported in violence near headquarters of Eni-NOC JV Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410043/car-bomb-explodes-in-front-of-mellitah-office Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:16:55 +0000 live Libya.png XTO in North Dakota well blowout http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410056/xto-in-north-dakota-well-blowout About 550 barrels of oil spill around well site after operator loses control during completion caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410056/xto-in-north-dakota-well-blowout Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:13:00 +0000 live Welcome to North Dakota Sign Rowan gets jack-up extensions http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410057/rowan-gets-rig-extensions Offshore driller gets more Saudi work but Trinidad unit heads back to US Gulf after job terminated Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410057/rowan-gets-rig-extensions Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:31:26 +0000 live Rowan Gorilla III Oil surges on lower US output http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410044/oil-surges-on-lower-us-output Crude up after EIA revises production figures and Opec expresses willingness to talk about prices Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410044/oil-surges-on-lower-us-output Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:02:49 +0000 live oil traders.jpg Eni's Zohr threatens Israel developments http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410045/enis-zohr-threatens-israel-developments Israel's anticipated gas exports could be left out in cold with enormous discovery offshore Egypt caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410045/enis-zohr-threatens-israel-developments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:10:47 +0000 live Benjamin Netanyahu.jpg Pemex flotel launched in Galicia http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410052/pemex-flotel-launched-in-galicia First of two accommodation support vessels hit the water in Spanish region Kathrine.Schmidt@upstreamonline.com (Kathrine Schmidt) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410052/pemex-flotel-launched-in-galicia Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:05:42 +0000 live Orgullo Petrolero.jpg WPX to shed Williston gathering system http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410040/wpx-to-shed-williston-gathering-system US independent begins aggressive divestiture programme to reduce debt following Permian acquisition caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410040/wpx-to-shed-williston-gathering-system Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:18:57 +0000 live Handshake NOV names new finance chief http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410051/nov-names-new-finance-chief Equipment maker taps Continental vet Bayardo to replace Thigpen Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410051/nov-names-new-finance-chief Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:31:35 +0000 live nov varco.JPG Rosneft sees profits drop http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410027/rosneft-sees-profits-drop Lower crude price takes toll on Russian state-owned giant despite output hike Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410027/rosneft-sees-profits-drop Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:07:18 +0000 live Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin.jpg Culzean gets UK green light http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410014/culzean-gets-uk-green-light Official go-ahead paves way for much-needed $4.5bn field investment in UK North Sea Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410014/culzean-gets-uk-green-light Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:14:54 +0000 live Culzean.jpg Installation of jacket_birds_eye.jpg Opus in 'deal' for first Tiger drillship http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410028/opus-in-deal-for-first-tiger-drillship US player Sipco said to have signed provisional pact for debut job for newbuild unit Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410028/opus-in-deal-for-first-tiger-drillship Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:25:20 +0000 live OpusTiger1.jpg Eni makes elephant discovery off Egypt http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409961/eni-makes-elephant-discovery-in-egypt Zohr discovery in 1450 metres of water could contain 30Tcf of lean gas russell.searancke@upstreamonline.com (Russell Searancke) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409961/eni-makes-elephant-discovery-in-egypt Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:12:57 +0000 live Sphinx.jpg Landbridge launches Armour takeover offer http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410012/landbridge-launches-armour-takeover-offer Offer conditional on company dropping its proposed joint venture with American Energy Partners Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410012/landbridge-launches-armour-takeover-offer Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:36:32 +0000 live ASX Maersk on uptime roll http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410031/maersk-on-uptime-roll Danish rig player touts strong performance of newbuilds as key factor in tough market Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410031/maersk-on-uptime-roll Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:41:55 +0000 live maersk viking1.JPG Keppel buys Cameron's rig business http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409970/keppel-buys-camerons-rig-business Aftermarket services also expected to provide a boost during newbuild slowdown Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409970/keppel-buys-camerons-rig-business Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:02:17 +0000 live LeTourneau Super 116 E rig Muhaiyimat Nexen in Alberta pipe shut-in http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410022/nexen-in-alberta-pipe-shut-in Chinese-owned producer halts 95 lines in response to Long Lake oil leak probe Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410022/nexen-in-alberta-pipe-shut-in Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:58:43 +0000 live emulsion.jpg Knappen duster for Statoil http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410020/knappen-duster-for-statoil North Sea wildcat fails to deliver for state-owned explorer off Norway Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410020/knappen-duster-for-statoil Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:07:24 +0000 live sleip3 Oil dips in early trade http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410007/oil-dips-in-early-trade Investors take advantage of last week's rally and take profits Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410007/oil-dips-in-early-trade Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:57:07 +0000 live trader stock market.jpg Fire at Saudi Aramco workers complex http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410003/fire-at-saudi-aramco-workers-complex At least 10 killed in blaze at residential facility used to house expats in Saudi Arabia Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1410003/fire-at-saudi-aramco-workers-complex Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:50:45 +0000 live Radium Fire Aramco.jpg WA Labor promises fracking moratorium http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409965/wa-labor-promises-fracking-moratorium Policy not backed by federal counterpart as upstream industry body also hits out at the plan Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409965/wa-labor-promises-fracking-moratorium Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:39:46 +0000 live No Frackin Swala exits Zambia http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409967/swala-exits-zambia Australia-listed player also gains more time to drill Tanzanian exploration wells Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409967/swala-exits-zambia Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:35:31 +0000 live Exit Explosion at Canadian oil sands site http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409964/explosion-at-canadian-oil-sands-site Operations disrupted at Syncrude Canada's Mildred Lake site but not injuries reported Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409964/explosion-at-canadian-oil-sands-site Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:27:01 +0000 live Fire Blaze Flame Saudi Arabia leads as Gulf states escalate http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409960/saudi-arabia-leads-way-as-gulf-states-escalate Despite oil price slump, most producing Arab countries are committed to bringing new projects online Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409960/saudi-arabia-leads-way-as-gulf-states-escalate Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:53:24 +0000 live Saudi escalator.jpg Shell puts Arctic drilling on pause http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409955/shell-puts-arctic-drilling-on-pause Programme temporarily stops because of rough winds along Alaska's coast caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409955/shell-puts-arctic-drilling-on-pause Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:27:16 +0000 live TransoceansemisubPolarPioneer.jpg Crude continues climb http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409959/crude-continues-climb Brent swings back above $50 while WTI rises above $45 caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1409959/crude-continues-climb Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:49:13 +0000 live trader Drilling stampede to fill slots off India 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