Home
Subscriptions
Magazines
Archives
Advertising
Events
Pay Here
Welcome to the subscribers'
news page.


Sample PDF of Petroleum News
Editorial Policy
About Us  
Privacy
Reprint Articles
Site Map
Subscription Terms of Use

Questions, NEWS?
Change Address?

CONTACT US









Petroleum News - Weekly Articles - Subscribers Homepage

If you cannot view the PDF version of Petroleum News, then you need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader. Or, click on the [Text Version] link beside each headline as an alternative to the PDF.

To read previous editions of Petroleum News, please click below.


Click on "Complete PDF Edition"
below to read the PDF newspaper or
click on the headline of each article
to read the text version of the article.

Latest Petroleum
News PDF

Complete PDF Edition
Week of January 16, 2022

  • Back to 2013 - 01/16/2022  The Bureau of Land Management said Jan. 10 that it proposes returning to 2013 Integrated Activity Plan management of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. The decision reflects the priority of the Biden-Harris administration “of reviewing existing oil and gas programs to ensure balance on America'....

  • ANS hits upper $80s - 01/16/2022  Alaska North Slope crude notched a close in the upper $80s Jan. 12, rising $1.08 to close at $86.05 per barrel. West Texas Intermediate surged $1.42 to close at $82.64 and Brent rose 95 cents to close at $84.67. ANS set another post-omicron high, having risen more than 5% in one week of trading that....

  • Another step forward - 01/16/2022  Alaska Division of Oil and Gas Director Tom Stokes has approved a pipeline system easement for Oil Search Alaska's Pikka development. Oil Search Alaska, OSA, operator of the Pikka unit, applied to the division in October for an easement to construct and operate a 21.6-mile pipeline system connecting....

  • Oil patch insider: Narwhal output 1,600 bopd, GMT-2 at 10,000 boepd - 01/16/2022  As we wait for the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's December production numbers to be released, we can see by their November numbers that although sustained production from Greater Mooses Tooth-2 in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska began Dec. 12, there were 18 days of production fro....

  • Vision requests North Fork UIC well permit; plans more drilling - 01/16/2022  Vision Operating has applied to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for a Class 2 underground injection control well permit at its North Fork unit on the Kenai Peninsula. The application indicates that Vision has plans to expand natural gas production from North Fork. The Dec. 21 applic....

  • Center for Biological Diversity threatens Peregrine well lawsuit - 01/16/2022  On Dec. 22 the Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the Department of the Interior, with a 60-day notice of intent to sue the agency over the approval of 88 Energy Ltd.'s planned exploratory drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Oil explorer 88 Energy plans to drill the Merl....

  • Economic authorities see hope in ‘clean transition technologies' - 01/16/2022  Alberta is immersed in an energy transition contest that the economic development organizations of Calgary and Edmonton estimate could create 170,000 jobs and pump C$61 billion into the two cities by 2050. But, according to the authorities, that windfall will only be available if the business-as-us....

  • At 588, Baker Hughes US rig count up by 2 - 01/16/2022  Baker Hughes' U.S. rotary drilling rig count for the week ending Jan. 7 stood at 588, up by two rigs from the previous week and up 228 from a count of 360 a year ago. When the count dropped to 244 in mid-August 2020 it was the lowest the domestic rotary rig count has been since the Houston based oi....


  • Woodfibre LNG in starting blocks - 01/16/2022  Amid the fading fortunes of more than 20 proposed LNG projects, the smallest and largest of the pack keep plodding on, with the privately owned Woodfibre LNG insisting it is now on track to start construction this year. The Vancouver-based subsidiary of Singapore’s Pacific Energy Corp. ended 2021 b....

  • Alaska oil and gas royalty board to meet - 01/16/2022  The Alaska Royalty Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board has scheduled a virtual meeting Jan. 25 at 1 p.m. Board members will be updated on the process for the sale of Alaska North Slope royalty oil in kind, with a presentation by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. A Jan. 10 notice said t....

  • AOGCC sets Hilcorp hearing for Feb. 22 - 01/16/2022  Last year the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission denied a request by Hilcorp Alaska to use a 60/40 blend of methanol and water and/or a brine solution to test blowout prevention equipment on the Thunderbird Rig 1. Hilcorp requested a hearing to discuss the denial. Originally scheduled for....

  • Susitna gas exploration comment extended - 01/16/2022  The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas said Jan. 11 that the comment period has been extended for the preliminary finding of the director on the Susitna Valley gas exploration licenses. (See story in Dec. 19, 2021, issue of Petroleum News.) The preliminary best interest finding is available on the divis....

  • SAExploration Narwhal seismic approved - 01/16/2022  The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas has approved an application from SAExploration for Narwhal Phase II geophysical exploration. The division said Jan. 4 that the program is a land-based seismic survey on state lands and waters in the Colville Delta area of the North Slope and includes 30 square mil....

  • EIA forecasts new US crude record in 2023 - 01/16/2022  The U.S. Energy Information Administration is forecasting that U.S. crude oil production will hit a new high in 2023, averaging 12.4 million barrels per day, surpassing the previous high, set in 2019, of 12.3 million bpd. The agency said in its January Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 11, th....

  • AOGCC amends Pt Thomson IPS report date - 01/16/2022  The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has accepted a proposal by ExxonMobil Alaska Production to amend Rule No. 6 of conservation order 719, changing the due date for a report on results of the initial production system at Point Thomson. The original rule required the Thomson oil pool oper....

  • Oil patch bits: The Aréna Chénier achieves LEED certification - 01/16/2022  As reported by EXP news Jan. 6, the Aréna Chénier receives LEED certification, Certified from the Canada Green Building Council. EXP’s mechanical, electrical, structural and civil engineering teams collaborated on the project, which sought to bring the building to standards and replace the refrigera....





























  • Petroleum News | PO Box 231647, Anchorage, AK 99523 | Phone: (907) 522-9469
    All Petroleum News articles and information products content copyright 1995-2021 Petroleum Newspapers of Alaska, LLC (Petroleum News)(PNA)©2021 All rights reserved.
    Website architecture and all associated software copyright 2000-2021 Alaska eCommerce Online | Phone: (907) 766-2763

    Copyright: The content of this web site may not be copied, replaced, distributed, published, displayed or transferred in any form or by any means except with the prior written permission of Petroleum Newspapers of Alaska, LLC (Petroleum News)(PNA). Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties. old server

    Loaded from server 01/18/2022 22:28 your IP address is: 172.70.38.163