Marathon Oil sells Norway business for $2.7 billion

Marathon Oil Corp. has sold its Norway oil production assets for $2.7 billion in an effort to simplify and concentrate its business, according to the company.
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New Bakken crude testing facility opens in Williston

Inspectorate has opened a new analytical testing facility in Williston, N.D., to meet the demand for crude testing services. According to the company, testing procedures can verify results in 24 hours or less.
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Bakken oil veteran puts on tour of oilfield

World Class Tours will be taking 90 individuals on a three-day, North Dakota Oilfield Educational Tour. This is the first tour of its kind put on by WCT and will showcase a firsthand view of the oilfields in Western North Dakota.
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Lifting export restrictions on US crude benefits Bakken

Lifting the 1970's restriction on U.S. crude oil exports would lead to further increase in domestic oil production, resulting in lower gas prices while supporting nearly 1 million additional jobs, according to a new study by IHS.
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Pipeline protection providers to form new Bakken committee

Corrosion industry professionals from various pipeline operations are working to form a new Bakken-based committee. The committee would help service providers and pipeline operators communicate on pipeline protection systems.
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Canada's Consul General explains role in Bakken

Jamshed Merchant, consul general of Canada, explains the work his team has done to help both Canadian and U.S. firms navigate cross border business related to the Bakken.
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