Volume of 1,953 contracts breaks previous mark set earlier in January.
FERC says environmental impact would be at ‘less-than-significant’ levels.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Feb. 1 a long-term agreement had been signed with the trading division of China's state-owned offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd to supply LNG from Mozambique.
U.S. crude oil production rose to a new high of 11.9 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in November, up 345,000 bbl/d from the previous month, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Jan. 31.
Chesapeake Energy completed its acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development Corp. on Feb. 1, creating an Eagle Ford oil producing powerhouse.
The move is part of SSE’s wider strategy to focus on its core businesses of regulated networks, renewables, flexible thermal generation and business energy sales, the company said.
Results from Chevron reflected higher oil and gas production with output for the quarter up 156,000 barrels per day from a year earlier. Prices paid for its crude also rose.
Exxon Mobil said its oil and gas production in the Permian Basin, the largest U.S. shale basin, rose 90% over a year ago.
Oilfield services provider Weatherford, which has not reported a quarterly profit in four years, has struggled under the weight of a massive debt load since oil prices crashed in 2014.
Anschutz Exploration retained EnergyNet for the sale of overriding royalty interest across Montana, North Dakota, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
The Tulsa-based company plans to pursue a lower-cost project to meet shipper needs in an effort to be more capital efficient, its CEO told investors on a conference call.
A new tax on extracting natural gas is being proposed by the governor of Pennsylvania, home to the Marcellus and Utica shale basins and the second biggest gas-producing state in the U.S.