Posts Tagged ‘moratorium’

Can Texas Railroad Commission Rule Global Oil?

The Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) finds itself at the center of the global policy for balancing the oil production with the current consumption as the only legal authority in US having the power to regulate Texas production. Without an agreement among the US producers in Texas, the global price war with Saudi Arabia and Russia will continue until one of the player is giving up the game. But can the RRC really do it?

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Shell to break Gazprom gas monopoly in Ukraine

Shell and Ukraine signed $10 billion deal in Davos Shell‘s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Voser, and Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich took the opportunity of the World Economic Forum in Davos to sign a $10 billion agreement to develop shale gas resources in Ukraine. Last May 2012, Ukraine had selected two […]

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Italy considers how to restore its GDP with Oil and Gas

Offshore Exploration and Production ban counts days Soon after the Macondo incident, Italy proposed a moratorium that came into force in August 2010. Italy’s Legislative Decree No. 128/10 (known as DL 128) prohibited offshore exploration and production activities involving liquid hydrocarbons within 5 miles of the Italian coast. In addition, […]

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