Gulfoilandgas.com Unconventional Resources Newshttp://www.gulfoilandgas.com/Gulfoilandgas.com Unconventional Resources NewsCopyright 2017. All rights reserved.en-us60http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/frame/GulfOil.gifgulfoilandgas.comhttp://www.gulfoilandgas.com/Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:07:39 GMTBHP Billiton Puts US Shale Gas Assets on the Block AgainWed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTBHP Billiton has put its Fayetteville shale gas assets in the United States back on the block, the world's largest miner said, as it seeks to focus on more lucrative opportunities in oil. BHP first tr...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58867&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpChina's CNOOC Tenders 10 Coal Bed Methane BlocksSun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTChina National Offshore Oil Company, or CNOOC, issued a tender offering domestic and foreign companies to bid for 10 coal bed methane blocks in the country, the company said on Thursday. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58800&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpCNPC Approves Chengzhuang CBM Block Development PlanThu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTGreen Dragon Gas , one of the largest independent companies involved in the production and sale of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) gas in China, has announced that the Qinshui Basin Chengzhuang Cooperative CBM...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58760&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpBP Considering Sale of Stakes in Canadian Oil Sands AssetsThu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTBP Plc is considering the sale of its stakes in three Canadian oil sands projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week, as part of the British oil company's strategy of retreating f...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58788&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpShell Opens Treatment Plant in Argentina Shale PlayTue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTRoyal Dutch Shell PLC inaugurated a treatment plant for shale oil and gas in Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale play, one of the world's largest. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58712&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpChevron Exploring Sale of Canada Oil Sands Stake for $2.5bThu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTChevron Corp, the second-largest U.S.-based oil producer, is exploring the sale of its 20 percent stake in Canada's Athabasca Oil Sands project, which could fetch about $2.5 billion, according to peop...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58774&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpYPF & Schlumberger Signed Agreement to Invest $390M in Vaca MuertaWed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTSchlumberger President of Operations, Patrick Schorn, and YPF Chairman, Miguel Angel Gutierrez, signed an agreement to start a shale oil pilot project in Bandurria Sur Block in Vaca Muerta, Neuquen. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58681&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpNexen Joins ConocoPhillips in Cutting Oil Sands OutputThu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTTwo oil sands producers in northern Alberta have cut production at their facilities due to a shortage of synthetic crude, market sources said, causing Canadian and U.S. crude prices to surge to multi-...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58567&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpConocoPhillips to Sell Assets in Canada for $13.3 BillionWed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTConocoPhillips has signed a definitive agreement with Cenovus to sell its 50 percent nonoperated interest in the Foster Creek Christina Lake (FCCL) oil sands partnership, as well as the majority of it...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58299&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpTecpetrol Launches the Development Plan of Fortin de PiedraThu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTTecpetrol launches the development plan of Fortin de Piedra, in Vaca Muerta. It will require an investment of US $ 2.3 billion in the first phase until 2019. It provides for the drilling of 150 wells ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58219&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpIGas Energy Granted Approval to Drill for Shale Gas at Tinker Lane in NottinghamshireTue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTIGas, a leading UK onshore oil and gas explorer and producer, says it welcomes Nottinghamshire County Council's Planning and Licensing Committee decision to grant planning consent for the application ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58095&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpDrilling of Vaca Muerta Oil Resource PlayFri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTMadalena Energy Inc. (MDLNF) is pleased to announce the commencement of the first horizontal multi-frac re-entry (the Re-entry Program) in the Vaca Muerta shale formation at Coiron Amargo Sur Este (CA...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=58035&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpStatoil & Rosneft Move Forward with Samara Region Tight Oil CooperationThu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe document was signed by Rosneft president Igor Sechin and Statoil CEO Helge Lund. This is another significant step forward following the heads of agreement for tight oil cooperation signed in June ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57797&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpShell Divests Oil Sands Interests in Canada for $7.25 BillionThu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTRoyal Dutch Shell plc announces the signing of two agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources (Shell) — which are detailed in this announcement — that will see ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57798&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpRosneft Buys Egyptian Crude for First Time in TenderWed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe trading arm of Russia's state oil firm Rosneft bought three cargoes of Egypt's heavy sour Ras Gharib grade, the first time the company has bought Egyptian crude. Geneva-based Rosneft Trading won t...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57835&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpWintershall Abandons Plans to Carry Out Scientific Research into Shale GasWed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMTWintershall, Germany’s biggest crude oil and natural gas producer, has abandoned plans to carry out further scientific research into shale gas in the “Rheinland” and “Ruhr” approved fields in North Rh...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57690&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpIran Finds 2 bln Barrels Shale Oil Reserves in Western ProvinceTue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTIran has discovered major reserves of shale oil in the western parts of the country with a top official saying that the reserves are the first that have a feasible potential for production. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57657&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpYPF & Shell Agree on a Project Development in ArgentinaThu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTShell Argentina President Teofilo Lacroze and YPF President Miguel Angel Gutierrez signed an agreement on preliminary terms and conditions for the development of non-conventional hydrocarbons in Vaca ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57549&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpConocoPhillips Revises Down over 1 bln bbls of Oil Sands ReservesWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTConocoPhillips has revised down over a billion barrels of oil sands reserves because of low global crude prices, a company filing showed on Tuesday, the latest sign that some of Canada's vast hydrocar...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57499&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urpIran Finds 2 bln Barrels Shale Oil Reserves in Western ProvinceMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMTIran has discovered major reserves of shale oil in the western parts of the country with a top official saying that the reserves are the first that have a feasible potential for production. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=57428&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_urp