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, Opec agrees on oil output cut

Opec agrees on oil output cut

Some of the world’s biggest oil producers finally agreed to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices higher by more than 6 per cent and sparking big gains for...

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, Third Energy to begin Fracking

Third Energy to begin Fracking

This week North Yorkshire County Council approved the application by Third Energy to begin fracking  apre-existing well near the village of Kirby Misperton. This is a landmark decision as it is the first time...

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, Oil Layoffs Hit 200,000

Oil Layoffs Hit 200,000

Christopher Forbes, energy analysts and journalist for Forbes has written the collapse in oil prices has so far claimed more than 200,000 jobs worldwide. The data collected over the past year by  staff at Oklahoma...

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, Oil Price Crash worse Than 1986

Oil Price Crash worse Than 1986

Morgan Stanley has revised it’s rather pessimistic view about oil prices in 2015. Previously analysts had warned the down turn could even rival the iconic price crash of 1986, but definitely no worse. It...

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, Why the oil price is falling

Why the oil price is falling

The oil price has fallen by more than 40% since June, when it was $115 a barrel. It is now below $70. This comes after nearly five years of stability. At a meeting in...

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, Wellsite Opportunities Onshore UK and France

Wellsite Opportunities Onshore UK and France

Experienced Wellsite Geologists Required We are looking for Experienced Wellsite Geologists for two onshore wells for a privately owned, British-based oil and gas exploration company, commencing April and May 2014.  The first well is a an onshore exploration...

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, Working in the Ogaden, Southern Ethiopia

Working in the Ogaden, Southern Ethiopia

Working as a Swiftdale geologist often requires visiting some pretty remote location, but not many can be as remote as the El Kuran wellsite in the Somali Region in southern Ethiopia; a exploration licence currently being...

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, New Work Opportunities for Experienced Wellsite Geologists

New Work Opportunities for Experienced Wellsite Geologists

Experienced Wellsite Geologists Required UPDATE (Feb 2014): These posts have now been filled, but the Ivory coast work has been postponed until probably 3rd/4th Quarter 2014. We may be looking for suitable candidates then,...

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, New Project with CNR in Côte d’Ivoire

New Project with CNR in Côte d’Ivoire

Swiftdale has just signed up to provide wellsite geologists for CNR International in the re-development and drilling of extended reach wells on their Espoir field, offshore Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. The Espoir Phase II...

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, Genel Energy buy Stake in Heritage Miran Field

Genel Energy buy Stake in Heritage Miran Field

Genel Energy have increased their interests in Iraqi Kurdistan with a US$156 million deal to buy a further 26 per cent stake in the Miran West gas discovery which is currenty operated by Heritage Oil....

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