Articles by Richard Nemec

Oxy Looking to Sell 'Selective' Midcontinent Assets

As part of a strategic review aimed at forming a smaller, more profitable company, Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s (Oxy) board of directors on Friday authorized pursuit of selected asset sales, including potentially some overseas and Midcontinent assets, along with a portion of a general partner interest in Plains All American Pipeline (PAAP). Read More

Colorado Goes After Chemical Disclosure Violators

In the first test of new statewide oil and natural gas drilling chemical disclosure rules established last year, the Colorado Oil/Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) will flex its regulatory muscles soon in pending enforcement activity (Rule 205A) involving 11 operators. Read More

Oregon LNG Projects Chasing Customers, Suppliers

In the midst of many unsettled regulatory permitting issues from the local to federal levels, the two proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects in Oregon are stepping up the pace of their marketing efforts for both customers and gas suppliers to their envisioned tolling facilities. Read More