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Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform
Mining
Friday March 16 2018

Auctioning Oil Rights in Argentina Test Market Reform

Oil majors are evaluating bids for offshore exploration rights in Argentina, a major change in a country that sent Spanish energy giant Repsol packing six years...

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Business
Friday February 23 2018

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018

Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities
Mining
Monday December 11 2017

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities

Contractors in areas such as mechanical, electrical and equipment servicing are set to grab billions of dollars’ worth of opportunity as expenditure on maintenance and servicing...

Wave-shaped Pipes Capable of Better Withstanding Earthquakes
Structural
Monday August 22 2016

Wave-shaped Pipes Capable of Better Withstanding Earthquakes

A new form of wave-shaped steel piping promises to enhance the seismic resistance of oil or water utilities infrastructure that traverses earthquake-prone fault lines.

US Congress Approves Keystone Pipeline
Infrastructure
Thursday February 12 2015

US Congress Approves Keystone Pipeline

The US Congress has given final approval for the Keystone XL pipeline transporting Canadian oil to US refineries, but President Barack Obama is pledging to veto...

Renewable Energy Will Win the Battle Against Fossil Fuels
Energy
Friday February 6 2015

Renewable Energy Will Win the Battle Against Fossil Fuels

Given the recent decline of global oil prices, now to below US $50, one can be forgiven for wondering whether renewables-based electricity might lose the battle...

Caterpillar Q4 Earnings Drop
Business
Wednesday January 28 2015

Caterpillar Q4 Earnings Drop

US heavy equipment maker Caterpillar says the plunge in oil prices hit the company's earnings in the fourth quarter of 2014.

How Technology is Revolutionising the Oil and Gas Industry
Mining
Friday September 12 2014

How Technology is Revolutionising the Oil and Gas Industry

When a compressor at Chevron’s massive Sanha gas field off the coast of Southern Africa showed subtle signs of overloading, the first person to notice was...

Queensland Pushes for Deep Oil and Gas
Mining
Friday September 5 2014

Queensland Pushes for Deep Oil and Gas

A new framework for resource development released by Queensland's Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps focuses on the use of deep oil and gas...

Mining
Aug 8 2018
Bight Oil Drilling Could be 'Game Changer'

Large-scale oil projects in the Great Australian Bight could produce six billion barrels of oil by 2060, new modelling suggests.

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Energy
Jan 10 2018
Oil Majors not Threatened by Renewables

Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $US8 billion over a decade into renewable...

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