Centrica submits PDO for Oda field offshore Norway

Centrica PLC has submitted the plan for development and operation (PDO) for Oda oil field in the North Sea to Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Source: News

FWS: Fresh ESA bid to list lesser prairie chicken may be warranted

The US Fish & Wildlife Service announced that it completed an initial review of a fresh petition to list the lesser prairie chicken as an endangered species, and found sufficient evidence that the petition may be warranted. This will trigger a thorough status review, the US Department of the Interior agency said on Nov. 29. […]

OPEC agrees to adjust production levels next year

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to curt their production levels by slightly more than 1 million b/d effective Jan. 1, 2017, to 32.5 million b/d from the cartel’s October production of 33.6 million b/d. Source: News

Canadian government approves two crude export projects, rejects third

Canada’s federal government approved construction of two crude oil export pipelines on Nov. 29 while rejecting a third project. Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans-Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) from Alberta to Burnaby, BC, near Vancouver, and Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 replacement south into US markets received green lights. Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta to a […]