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Bear Head seeks US DOE approval to export natural gas to Canada
27 February 2015 The subsidiaries of Liquefied Natural Gas Bear, Head LNG Corporation and Bear Head LNG (USA) have sought approval to export about 440 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year of US natural gas to...

Viking Services to provide Rig 35 drilling rig to Zion Oil & Gas
27 February 2015 Viking Services has secured a contract to provide its Rig 35 drilling rig for the operations at Zion Oil & Gas' Megiddo-Jezreel license area in...

San Leon Energy makes first commercial gas discovery in Poland
26 February 2015 European shale gas firm San Leon Energy has made its first commercial gas discovery in...

TransCanada to sell remaining 30% stake in GTN to TC PipeLines
26 February 2015 TransCanada has agreed to sell its remaining 30% stake in Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) to its master limited partnership, TC PipeLines, for...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill
25 February 2015 US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline...

Four companies form JV for Panola NGL pipeline in Texas
25 February 2015 Enterprise Products Partners, Anadarko Petroleum, DCP Midstream Partners and MarkWest Energy Partners have formed a joint venture (JV) for the Panola natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline in Texas,...

Europa Oil & Gas starts drilling at Kiln Lane-1 exploration well in UK
24 February 2015 Europa Oil & Gas has started drilling at the Kiln Lane-1 exploration well in northeast Lincolnshire, the...

Shell abandons plans for Pierre River oil mine in Canada
24 February 2015 Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned plans to develop the proposed Pierre River oil mine in Alberta,...

Gulfsands discovers gas at DOB 1 exploration well in Morocco
23 February 2015 Gulfsands Petroleum has discovered gas at the Douar Ouled Balkhair 1 (DOB-1) exploration well in...

Bonterra Energy to buy several oil and gas assets in Canada
23 February 2015 Bonterra Energy has agreed to acquire several oil and gas assets in Canada from a senior oil and gas producer for...

Sempra Energy and Pemex sign MOU for Mexican natural gas liquefaction project
20 February 2015 Sempra Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a subsidiary of Pemex to cooperate and coordinate in the development of a natural gas liquefaction project in...

Imperial Oil to construct new oil sands research facility in Calgary
20 February 2015 Canadian petroleum firm Imperial Oil will construct a new oil sands research centre in southeast...

NGL Energy Partners to increase size of Grand Mesa Pipeline
19 February 2015 NGL Energy Partners will increase the size of its Grand Mesa Pipeline to a higher capacity of 20 inch...

Genie Energy subsidiary starts drilling first exploratory well in Israel
19 February 2015 Afek, a subsidiary of Genie Energy, has started drilling its first exploratory well in the Golan Heights region of...

EnLink Midstream Partners acquires 25% stake in EMH for $925m
18 February 2015 EnLink Midstream Partners has acquired a 25% stake in EnLink Midstream Holdings (EMH) from EnLink Midstream for about...

UGI plans to build new natural gas pipeline in US
18 February 2015 UGI is planning to build a $160m, 35-mile pipeline to deliver Marcellus Shale natural gas to a planned 1,000MW power generation facility near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County,...

Phillips 66 Partners to buy $1bn equity interest in three pipeline systems
17 February 2015 Phillips 66 has agreed to sell its interests in two natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline systems and a refined products system to its affiliate Phillips 66 Partners in a $1.01bn...

Europa Oil and Gas to sell 80% stake in onshore French permit
17 February 2015 Europa Oil and Gas has agreed to sell its a 80% stake and operatorship of the Tarbes Val d'Adour permit in France to Vermilion...

Inpex wins approval to explore Beetaloo Basin in Australia
16 February 2015 Japanese oil firm Inpex has secured approval from Australia’s Northern Territory government to explore the onshore Beetaloo...

Kinder Morgan acquires Hiland Partners for $3bn
16 February 2015 Energy infrastructure firm Kinder Morgan has acquired Hiland Partners for about $3bn, including the assumption of $1bn of...

Developers submit draft resource reports for Alaska LNG project
13 February 2015 Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada have submitted a series of draft environmental and socioeconomic reports to the US Federal...