Obama won’t support bipartisan effort to lift crude export ban

The Obama administration today signaled it won’t support bipartisan legislation making its way through Congress that would lift the U.S. ban on crude exports.

Federal judge grants injunction against BLM fracking rule

A Wyoming federal district court judge last week granted a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's fracking regulations, essentially stopping implementation of the regulations anywhere in the U.S.

DSU reaches out to oil field workers through Bakken U

Dickinson State University is poised to help energy industry workers get the education they need to land them a job during, or beyond the current oil industry slowdown in North Dakota.

Following Bakken success, railcar service expanding to Colorado

Freedom Railcar Solutions LLC, a mobile railcar repair operation that services the Bakken, Niobrara and Power River areas, has partnered with a railway technology consultant on a new, Colorado-based railcar and modification site.

USGS provides new Monterey formation oil assessment

The U.S. Geological Survey has released an updated assessment of oil and gas resources present in California's Monterey Formation. At one time, there was speculation that the Monterey shale was the next big shale play.

Hedging analysis highlights potential E&P stress

Small, highly leveraged exploration and production companies operating within the U.S. could face financial difficulties next year due to their lack of oil and gas protection hedging, according to IHS.

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DUG Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition

October 25-27, 2015
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MIDSTREAM Texas Conference & Exhibition

October 25-27, 2015
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
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OilComm Conference & Exposition

November 4-6, 2015
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Houston, Texas

Executive Oil Conference

November 9-10, 2015
Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion
Midland, Texas

NAPE Denver

December 9-10, 2015
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

Houston Oilfield Expo

December 9-11, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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March 30-31, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Shreveport, Louisiana

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July 25-27, 2016
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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