The 6 Best Oil & Gas Websites

Want to be an expert in your (oil)field? Looking to impress your boss with your industry knowledge? How about keeping two steps ahead of pending regulatory updates?

To help you stay up to date on all the latest news, trends and analysis within your industry, we’ve compiled six of our favorite online resources for the informed Oil & Gas professional. All these websites have free and timely information that you can access in a variety of ways – follow ‘em on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, subscribe to a few of these great e-newsletters and prepare to wow your coworkers with your newfound expertise!

Breaking Energy

Social media: Twitter, Facebook

Common topics: Regulation, industry deals, technology and career opportunities.

Breaking Energy is a leading free online source of energy information, providing news, analysis and thought leadership on important energy market trends. Their daily “Energy News Roundup” newsletter is a terrific resource to help ensure that you stay informed on the latest industry happenings. Additionally, each Wednesday they highlight a few interesting career opportunities in “This Week’s Top Energy Jobs” and their “Career Insights” section highlights the growing need for engineers and other specialties in the industry as experienced workers retire in the short and medium term.

“Our coverage rivals some of the top subscription-based energy news sources in print or online and we differentiate ourselves by covering the entire energy landscape from fossil fuels to renewables,” says Managing Editor Jared Anderson.

Recent notable post: Utilizing Wastewater Presents Environmental and Economic Opportunities



Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: Canadian industry news, oil prices, industry press releases and upcoming events. focuses on providing relevant, timely information to the Canadian oil & gas professional. They have a daily e-newsletter that summarizes headlines related to conventional, unconventional, LNG, oilsands, politics, regulations and much more. In addition to providing daily headlines they also include the previous day close for commodity prices and highlight featured employers that are hiring in the industry.’s aggregated live feeds make it a great one stop source for essential up-to-date information to ensure the oil & gas professional gets the latest on industry news, data, jobs and events.

Recent notable post: Canadian Oil Strongest in a Year as Refiners Boost Operations


Oil & Gas Journal

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: International oil & gas news and statistics, key developments, technology and analysis of issues and events.

First published in 1902, the Oil & Gas Journal (OGJ) has certainly kept up with the times with some great multimedia offerings: they publish a digital weekly magazine in addition to video blogs and webcasts. “Oil & Gas Journal works like a lens, bringing news into sharp, useful focus for our audience of oil-industry professionals,” says Bob Tippee, OGJ’s Editor. You can select from multiple e-newsletter options, including daily or weekly updates as well as monthly reports focusing on either pipeline, refining and drilling & production news depending on your area of interest.

Recent notable post: EPA Agrees to Issue Final 2014, 2015 Biofuel Quotes By Nov. 30


The Bakken

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: Exploration & production, logistics, infrastructure & construction and products & technology.

The Bakken is full of great info in many forms – it’s a print magazine, a blog, an e-newsletter, a directory and more. If you’re an oil & gas executive, a drilling contractor, industry supplier, or anyone else with a stake in the Bakken oil region, this is the spot to be. The website covers stories making headlines in the community and provides analysis of emerging data about the region.

Recent notable post: Then and Now: Bakken Economy By The Numbers


Intelex Oil & Gas

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: Worker safety, environmental concerns, regulatory updates and technology.

As a provider of HSE and quality software solutions, Intelex covers trends and industry news that are related to worker safety, environmental regulations and quality control – in the oil & gas industry but in others as well, including utilities and mining. From regulatory compliance to pipeline safety and emission standards, you’ll find updates on the critical issues impacting oil and gas HSE and quality professionals.

Recent notable post: U.S. Oil Refinery Workers Striking for Safety


Energy Global

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Common topics: International oil & gas news, updates from key players, regional reports, upstream, downstream and midstream.

Energy Global is home to four international energy sector magazines: Oilfield Technology, Hydrocarbon Engineering, World Pipelines and LNG Industry magazine. Each provides unique industry insights including case studies, technical articles, reviews, analysis and more. The LNG Industry also has its own website dedicated to the global liquefied natural gas industry.

Recent notable post: Natural Gas: Short Term Energy Outlook


There you have it folks! We hope you find these industry resources as useful as we do. And hey, if you’re interested in learning more about what Intelex is all about, you can check out our Oil & Gas industry solutions and get in touch with us!

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About Alison Grenkie

In my role as an Intelex Product Marketing Manager I get to write about all things EHS and Quality. I'm particularly passionate about safety and sustainability in the resources and energy sectors, including oil and gas, electricity generation and distribution, mining and more. I love sharing ideas, best practices and other insights that can help companies boost their bottom lines while building a better world.

11 thoughts on “The 6 Best Oil & Gas Websites

  1. Thanks for knowing to us about these companies. I would like to share information about another specialist oil & gas training provider i.e PetroEdge Asia. They are specialist in developing the competency and capabilities of Petroleum Engineers, Geoscientists and related professionals in leading Petroleum, Gas and LNG organizations all over the world. I think, you should include this one also in your list.

  2. This is great list!
    Please i really need some help in finding a good topic for my project work. Whosoever is good and have experience in project topics should send me a topic that is relevant to today’s oil industry.
    Please you can contact me through

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