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November Oil & Gas News Roundup

In November, the NSTA launched a new investigation, the Energy Venture Investment Summit opens up applications for 2023, a fire threatened Texas shale wells, and a fire erupts at a Chevron refinery in California. Continue reading our oil and gas news roundup to learn more about what’s happening in the industry this month.

North Sea Authority Launches Another Investigation

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has revealed that an investigation has been launched into an unnamed oil and gas company for flaring and venting in the North Sea without consent. The NSTA outlined that its probe could result in action being taken, including a fine for the company or even the relevant license “being taken away”.

For more on this investigation visit rigzone.com.

Applications are now being Accepted for The Energy Venture Investment Summit 2023

In 2022, more than 30 companies participated in this in-person event that featured investment pitches and panel discussions on carbon capture and storage, hydrogen production and storage, solar technology, rare-earth minerals testing technology, and treatments to optimize oil and gas operations and resource production.

This year EnerCom is accepting applications early from companies to present at The Energy Venture Investment Summit. The Summit will provide invited presenters a venue to give a thirteen-minute, in-person presentation that will be webcast live and recorded for replay on The Energy Venture Investment Summit website and distributed in the daily Closing Bell email newsletter.

Interested companies are encouraged to contact Dan Genovese at dgenovese@enercominc.com for complete application details, as space is limited.

Frack Sand Plant Fire Threatens Supplies for Texas Shale Wells

A frack-sand plant in the Eagle Ford region of Texas erupted in flames imperiling supplies of a key component in shale drilling. The blaze at Superior Silica Sands LLC’s sand-processing complex in San Antonio began around 2:30 a.m. A voicemail left at Superior’s Chandler, Arizona, headquarters outside of regular business hours wasn’t immediately returned. 

For the complete article on this topic go to rigzone.com.

Fire Erupts at large Chevron refinery in California

A fire broke out at Chevron’s El Segundo refinery in California on Tuesday evening, with no injuries reported and no immediately clear indication as to the cause of the incident. At around 6:15 p.m. El Segundo Fire Department responded to an isolated fire inside the Chevron El Segundo Refinery.

El Segundo and Manhattan Beach Fire Departments remained on the scene alongside the Chevron Fire Department. After some two hours, the fire was extinguished and there was no offsite impact or public threat.

The fire at the Chevron facility came after many of California’s refineries were partially down in October due to planned maintenance work.

Check out oilandgas360.com for the full report.

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