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French power utility Engie pulls out of U.S. LNG deal | Reuters

PARIS, Nov 3 (Reuters) – French gas and power utility Engie has pulled out of a major U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal after government concerns about its environmental implications.
Late last month the French government had asked Engie to hold off from signing the deal with NextDecade Corp amid growing scrutiny of the effects of shale gas extraction methods such as fracking and their impact on climate change through methane emissions.

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Trump’s Campaign Website Compromised & Hacker Demands Cryptocurrency Ransom

It has been reported and confirmed that hackers compromised Trump’s campaign website, Tuesday evening. A message appeared on the campaign website stating, “this site is seized” and continued to read that “the world has had enough of the fake news spread daily” by President Trump and his administration. The statement demanded payment of cryptocurrency to […]

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Contango Oil & Gas Company and Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP Announce Strategic Merger Continuing Contango’s Consolidation Strategy; Contango Announces Related Increase in Borrowing Base NYSE:MCF | Global Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas and TULSA, Okla., Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Contango Oil & Gas Company (“Contango”) (NYSE American: MCF) and Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP (“Mid-Con”) (NASDAQ: MCEP) today announced they have entered into an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger transaction. The combination continues Contango’s consolidation strategy, increases its exposure to oil […]

Read More Contango Oil & Gas Company and Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP Announce Strategic Merger Continuing Contango’s Consolidation Strategy; Contango Announces Related Increase in Borrowing Base NYSE:MCF | Global Newswire
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Hanging by a (Pipe) Thread OCTOBER 5, 2020 | PBOG

By Paul Wiseman Oil country tubular goods are integral first to drilling, then to production and saltwater disposal. So the same price crash that brought drilling to a halt has evaporated demand for most Oil Country Tubular Goods. R&D Pipe Company President Ron Underwood and Trident Steel CEO Kevin Beckmann have both seen better times, […]

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North Dakota oil production swells as wells go back online | Star Tribune

The steep oil price drop in the spring caused a big dip in production, but the industry is back to more normal levels. North Dakota’s oil output soared 14% in August as more wells shut down earlier in the spring because of the coronavirus crisis came back online. “It is nice to note that we […]

Read More North Dakota oil production swells as wells go back online | Star Tribune
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ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion – WSJ

The acquisition gives ConocoPhillips, the largest oil producer in Alaska, a much larger footprint in the hottest oil field in the U.S., the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. The combined company would be the largest U.S. oil independent, with output in the Permian second only to Occidental Petroleum Corp. , according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

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Counting Down to Digital Summit Series at Home |The October Virtual Experience

The count down is official! 3 days 23 hours 58 minutes and #DSatHome October is Live! October 20-22, 2020 Registration is still open! Oil Country Media will definitely be creeping in on a masterclass or two, and we can’t wait for the 30 power-packed business sessions! The Digital Sumit Series delivers 3 days of expertise […]

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US Shales M&A Activity | Deloitte US

Driving value from M&A in the shale revolution.

In March 2020, Deloitte developed this research report exploring the latest in shale oil news and shared a roadmap for extracting more value from shale mergers and acquisitions. We now expect that the plunge in oil prices and COVID-led demand uncertainty will likely pause and change the calculus of M&A activity in shales.

Read More US Shales M&A Activity | Deloitte US
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DUG Permian Basin and DUG Eagle Ford Virtual Conference is LIVE! | Hart Energy

Today is the day! Day 1! The DUG Permian Basin and DUG Eagle Ford Virtual Conference is live at 9 a.m. CDT today! Complimentary Access! Please share this link with your team, customers & colleagues because all sessions are available on-demand, meaning they are available to watch at your convenience! Hear from operators & analysts […]

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North Dakota oil output rose about 20% in July | Reuters

By Laila Kearney Sept 15 (Reuters) – North Dakota oil production jumped to more than 1 million barrels a day in July for the first time in two months but remained below its peak as the coronavirus pandemic continued to hamper output in the state’s Bakken shale field, a state official said on Tuesday. Crude […]

Read More North Dakota oil output rose about 20% in July | Reuters