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New environmental regulations to govern Canada's oil and gas industry

Canada's oil and gas businesses are likely to see new regulation governing the industry by mid-year, according to the country's environment minister Peter Kent.
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Africa looks for a share in global petrochemical, oil-refining markets

Ongoing reforms in Nigeria's gas sector will make the West African country a regional hub for petrochemical and fertilizer production by 2017, according to Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) Group Executive Director David Ige.
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Eni makes natural gas discovery in Mozambique

The discovery was made within the Mamba Complex, in Area 4, at the Coral 3 delineation well, and confirms the potential of Area 4 at 75 trillion cubic feet of gas in place, Eni said.
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Global oil and gas industry relies on automation for growth

Oil and gas companies outside the Unites States have had to take radical measures to remain competitive in a constantly changing market that seems to be currently favoring U.S. businesses.
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China takes first steps into shale gas development

The vast natural resources of China are one reason why the country has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world. After focusing on utilizing coal deposits for decades, the country is now looking at ways to exploit its shale gas.
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New directive proposed for EU oil and gas companies

The European Commission (EC) has proposed new regulations that could require oil and gas companies operating on European Union territory to submit emergency response plans and show evidence that they are able to fund the fixing of potential environmental damage caused during operation.
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Malaysia surpasses Indonesia as top producer of hydrocarbon in Southeast Asia

Malaysia managed to surpass Indonesia as the top producer of upstream hydrocarbon products in Southeast Asia in 2012, amid the difficulties that Indonesia experienced in attracting new investors.
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Qatar aims to increase petrochemical output

Qatar is planning to strengthen its position in the petrochemical market by increasing its petrochemical output to 23 million tons a year by 2020, the country's minister of energy and industry Muhammad Saleh Al-Sada said.
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Statoil given green light for North Sea oil field project

Norwegian energy giant Statoil is set to step into the UK sector of the North Sea following the green light it received from the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for its Mariner heavy oil field project.
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Enbridge reveals plans to convert gas pipeline to oil

Enbridge Inc., the largest transporter of Canadian crude to the United States, and its partner, Energy Transfer Partners, have revealed plans to convert part of their natural gas pipeline to carry oil to the Gulf Coast, investing up to $3.4 billion in the scheme.
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