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  • Update on Faro Mine Remediation Project

    The Government of Canada recently announced it had reached a significant milestone in the Faro Mine Remediation Project which will help protect the valuable fish habitat of Rose Creek.   Under the North Fork of Rose Creek Realignment Project, clean water has started to flow through a newly…

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  • APT to begin seismic work in Ruvuma PSA, Tanzania

    ARA Petroleum Tanzania Ltd (APT) and joint partners in the Ruvuma PSA will begin a seismic and drilling program to develop the Ntorya gas discovery within the licence.   Ruvuma PSA consists of two blocks, Mtwara and Lindi, and is spread over an area of…

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  • Abu Dhabi Okays US$122 billion Oil and Gas Spending Plan

    The United Arab Emirates is boosting investment to make good on pledges to increase output capacity, even as it struggles against OPEC+ restrictions on supply.   The OPEC member’s top body for energy policy, Abu Dhabi’s Supreme Petroleum Council, approved a 448 billion dirhams (US$122…

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  • China to Take US Oil Refining Crown

    Earlier this month, Royal Dutch Shell Plc pulled the plug on its Convent refinery in Louisiana. Unlike many oil refineries shut in recent years, Convent was far from obsolete: it’s fairly big by US standards and sophisticated enough to turn a wide range of crude oils into…

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  • BP sells London HQ for nearly US$332 million

    Following reports that BP is preparing to sell its London headquarters, the oil major has now entered into an agreement for the sale of the HQ for £250.1 million (about US$331.9 million) in cash as well as an agreement for a two-year lease of the…

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  • Analysis of Main Causes of Gas Pipeline Leakage

    There are many causes of gas pipeline leakage accidents. In an industrial system dominated by diversified mechanisms, management and maintenance and construction quality are the main causes of gas pipeline leakage.   Find out the basic causes of the accident and take timely preventive work….

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  • PSA issues findings on North Sea Oseberg accident

    Equinor must take action at the Oseberg field centre in the Norwegian North Sea, following an investigation of a lifting incident this April on the Oseberg B platform.   The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) opened its inquest after a catwalk extender tipped over, causing an…

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