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Colombian peace deal with FARC won’t cure oil industry’s problems: analysts

Analysts and industry sources are skeptical that the peace agreement announced this week between the…

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Italian oil drilling referendum, 2016

on oil and natural gas drilling was held in Italy on 17 April 2016. The referendum was on the proposed repealing of a law that allows gas and oil drilling

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OPEC members’ net oil export revenue in 2015 drops to lowest level since 2004

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned $404 billion in net oil export revenue in 2015, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates. These earnings represent a 46% decline from $753 billion earned in 2014. Although these net export earnings include Iran’s revenues, the net export revenue is not adjusted for possible price discounts that Iran may have offered its customers between late 2011 and January 2016, when nuclear-related sanctions targeting Iran’s oil sales were in place.

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Driller (oil)

The driller is a team leader in charge during the process of well drilling. The term is commonly used in the context of an oil well drilling rig. The driller

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Top kill

oil wells, blown up by retreating Iraqi forces, in 1991, during the Gulf War. This technique came to prominence during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil

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Directional drilling

Directional drilling (or slant drilling) is the practice of drilling non-vertical wells. It can be broken down into three main groups: oilfield directional

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Blowout (well drilling)

uncontrolled release of crude oil and/or natural gas from an oil well or gas well after pressure control systems have failed. Modern wells have blowout preventers

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Drilling rig

A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth sub-surface. Drilling rigs can be massive structures housing equipment used to drill water

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