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Hess Reduces 2020 Capex by $800M. Curtails Drilling Plans

Mar 17, 2020

U.S. oil company Hess Corporation has cut its capital and exploratory program in response to the sharp drop in oil prices, affecting both onshore and offshore drilling programs. The company said Tuesday it would reduce its capex to $2.2B from previously proposed $3 billion…

Offshore Wind Challenge Open for Submissions

Mar 12, 2020

U.S. cleantech incubator Greentown Labs, and offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind have started accepting applications for their Offshore Wind Challenge. Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind are seeking submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring…

Murphy Cuts Capex, Delays GoM, Shale Wells Amid Oil Rout

Mar 12, 2020

U.S. oil and gas company Murphy Oil has slashed capital spending plans by $500 million citing 'current market conditions and recent commodity price volatility.' The company plans to preserve dividend payments.Murphy’s revised 2020 budget is approximately $950 million…

Chevron Studies Spending, Production Cuts in Face of Oil Rout

Mar 10, 2020

Chevron said it is looking at ways to cut spending, which could lead to lower near-term oil and gas production, following the recent collapse in the oil price. The U.S. company is the first oil major to confirm it is reassessing its spending in the wake of the price collapse…

Sen. Rubio Expects Trump Will Extend Drilling Ban Off Florida

Feb 26, 2020

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday said he was confident the administration of President Donald Trump will extend a ban on oil and gas drilling off Florida, despite its enthusiasm for opening much of the country's coasts to petroleum development…

U.S. Weekly Offshore Rig Count Dips

Feb 24, 2020

Weekly U.S. offshore drilling rig count dipped last week, but the overall rig count rose, by one unit.According to Baker Hughes' Rig Count report released Friday, U.S. Rig Count was up 1 rig from the previous week to 791, with oil rigs up 1 to 679…

Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Block Offshore Drilling

Feb 05, 2020

Virginia Democratic-led lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill to block future oil and gas development off the state's coastline, reflecting opposition to the Republican Trump administration's efforts to open Atlantic waters to fossil fuel exploration…

Oil Prices Rise Ahead Of Trade Deal, Likely Stock Draw

Jan 14, 2020

Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday as investors focused on the signing of a preliminary trade deal between the United States and China, the world's top oil consumers, and on expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventories.However, price gains were capped by receding Middle East tensions…

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