Oil flowing from British shale

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) — A British energy company said Wednesday shale oil continued to flow naturally to the surface, a day after it declared high rates from its Horse Hill license.

Statoil cancels Maersk rig contract

Daniel J. GraeberSTAVANGER, Norway, Feb. 17 (UPI) — Norwegian energy company Statoil said Wednesday it decided to cancel a rig contract with Maersk Drilling, transferring the terms to French supermajor Total.

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

By United Press International On Feb. 17, 2008, the province of Kosovo declared independence from Serbia with the United States and several other countries, quickly recognizing it as a sovereign and independent state.