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Oil up on weaker U.S. dollar, supply glut caps gain

The Globe and Mail
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:48:18 -0400
Crude prices advance for fourth straight session
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Most Oil Companies Falling Behind in Cyber-Attack Preparedness

Rigzone
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Most oil and gas companies are falling behind when it comes to cyber-attack preparedness, according to a report from Deloitte.
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Workers Sense Skills Shortage in Industry

Rigzone
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Oil and gas workers believe there is a skills shortage in the industry, according to a new report from Petroplan released Tuesday.
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Penn West Petroleum downsizes, changes name in hopes of turning page on troubled past

Financial Post
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:48:38 +0000
Where Penn West operated in 30 areas, employed 2,000 people and had 15 executives, Obsidian will operate in three areas, employ 300 people and has cut its executive team to five.
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Brett joins Millennial Energy Partners as VP, general counsel

Oil & Gas Journal
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:57:00 GMT

Clay Brett has joined Millennial Energy Partners LLC, Houston, as its vice-president and general counsel.

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Linville named president at Lilis Energy

Oil & Gas Journal
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:40:00 GMT

James Linville has joined Lilis Energy Inc., San Antonio, as president effective June 26. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Avi Mirman.

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HMEL lets contract for Bathinda refinery

Oil & Gas Journal
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:34:00 GMT

HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd. (HMEL), a joint venture of state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and privately held Mittal Energy Investment Pte. Ltd., Singapore, has let a contract to Haldor Topsoe AS, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, for a project designed to expand production of Bharat Stage (BS) 6-grade fuels (equivalent to Euro 6-quality fuels) at HMEL’s 9 million-tonne/year Guru Gobind Singh refinery at Village Phullokhari, about 35 km from Bathinda in India’s northern state of Punjab.

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E&Y poll shows generational, gender divide in oil and gas career perceptions

Oil & Gas Journal
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:55:00 GMT

While 51% of adults would be happy if their child chose a career in oil and gas, just 26% of Generation Z and 45% of Millennials without a set career path find industry jobs appealing, according to Ernst & Young LLP’s US Oil and Gas Perception poll.

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Penn West shareholders approve name change to Obsidian Energy

The Globe and Mail
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:22:00 -0400
Dave French, CEO of the company since October, says the company chose the name because obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that can be ‘sharpened and honed’
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France to halt exploration licensing

Oil & Gas Journal
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:00 GMT

France will halt oil and gas exploration licensing, according to Nicolas Hulot, minister for the ecological and intrusive transition under the new government of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.

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