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Kurds Block Iraqi Forces' access to Kirkuk Oil Fields
Iraq >> 10/15/2017 - Kurdish Peshmerga fighters rejected a warning from an Iraqi paramilitary force to withdraw from a strategic junction south of Kirkuk, which controls access to some of the region’s main oilfields, a Ku...
Fire at Kuwait's Burgan Oilfield under Control, Four Wounded
Kuwait >> 10/12/2017 - A fire that broke out at a work site at Kuwait’s Burgan oilfield has injured four people, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said. The fire, which occurred, was brought under control, according to a KOC stateme...
South Sudan Targets Oilfield Security Ahead of Restoring Production
South Sudan >> 10/10/2017 - South Sudan is tackling the chief obstacle to new investment in its oil sector - security - as it aims next year to restore production to the level recorded before war broke out in 2013, the oil minis...
Sixteen Killed In Attacks on Remote Mozambique Port
Mozambique >> 10/9/2017 - Gun battles last week between police and attackers in a remote northern Mozambican port killed 16 people, including two police officers, local media reported. The attacks in the Indian Ocean port of M...
Six Die in Accra Fuel Distribution Explosion
Ghana >> 10/8/2017 - At least six people were killed and 35 injured, mostly suffering burns, after an explosion at a fuel distribution site in Ghana’s capital, fire service spokesman Billy Anaglate said. ...
Report from the Investigation of a Hydrocarbon Leak – Asgard A
Norway >> 9/11/2017 - The PSA has completed its investigation of the hydrocarbon leak of 10 March 2017 from the S template on Asgard A. Several breaches of the regulations have been identified. The leak occurred on the eve...
TAP Funds Rebuilding of Central Street in Serres
Azerbaijan >> 8/29/2017 - The construction works for rebuilding the Dorilaiou Street at the central square of Serres start today, funded by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG. This initiative falls under the “Regeneration Pr...
Buhari Warns off Separatists & Takes Back Control after Treatment
Nigeria >> 8/21/2017 - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said he would stop separatist activists spreading unrest, seeking to reassert his hold on power after returning from his second stint of medical leave this year. B...
Norwegian Authorities Stop Greenpeace Protests At Arctic Well
Norway >> 8/17/2017 - Norwegian coast guards stopped Greenpeace from protesting at a site of the country's northernmost exploration well drilled by Statoil, the environmentalist group said. ...
Emerson Launches New Drilling Jar Clamp for Increased Safety & Well Integrity
United States >> 8/15/2017 - Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest product within its polymer completions solutions range – the PolyOil® JAR Handling Clamp – for increased safety and well integrity. ...
Hundreds of Protesters Storm Shell Oil Facility in Niger Delta
Nigeria >> 8/11/2017 - Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta demanding jobs and infrastructure development, a Reuters witness said. Echoing a common complaint in ...
Boko Haram Wing Tied to IS Marks Resurgence by Kidnapping Oil Workers
Nigeria >> 8/2/2017 - A Boko Haram faction with ties to Islamic State and responsible for the kidnapping of a Nigerian oil prospecting team which led to at least 37 people being killed has become a deadly force capable of ...
QMS Implementation & Operational Efficiency
United States >> 8/1/2017 - With the changing landscape of the oil and gas industry, companies are under increasing pressure to improve operational efficiencies as prices continue to remain low and margins are narrowed. In order...
Ambush on Nigeria Oil Team to Hamper Buhari's Recovery Plan
Nigeria >> 8/1/2017 - An attack by Islamist militants on an oil exploration team in Nigeria’s northeast has hurt the government’s ambition to find new crude reserves and quashed hopes of a quick recovery of the West Africa...
Boko Haram Attack on Oil Team Killed 48
Nigeria >> 7/28/2017 - An attack on a Nigerian oil exploration team by Boko Haram Islamist militants killed at least 48 people, hospital and military officials in the northeast city of Maiduguri said. Those who died in the ...
Nigeria Rescues Oil Firm Staff Kidnapped by Suspected Boko Haram
Nigeria >> 7/26/2017 - Nigeria's military has rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants, it said in a statement, after they were taken in the country's conflict-ridden northeast. ...
Nigeria's Acting President to Return to Restive Oil Heartlands
Nigeria >> 7/25/2017 - Nigeria's acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week, his spokesman said, in a bid to shore up a fragile truce between militants and the gove...
Saudi Refinery Operations Not Affected by Transformer Fire
Saudi Arabia >> 7/23/2017 - The Saudi Aramco Mobile Refinery (SAMREF) at Yanbu is operating normally after a fire hit a power transformer at the gate of the facility, a spokesman for a Saudi government body was quoted as saying ...
Nigeria Oil Thieves Keep a Lid on Output Even as Bombs Abate
Nigeria >> 7/20/2017 - The Agbada 2 flow station should have been buzzing with activity, pumping crude to one of Nigeria’s largest export terminals. Instead it was idle in the muggy, mid-morning heat as Wilcox Emmanuel, the...
Nigerian Oil Workers Extend ExxonMobil Strike to Chevron, Agip & Shell
Nigeria >> 5/16/2017 - Nigerian workers from an oil labor union have extended a strike to oil majors Chevron, Shell and Eni subsidiary Agip in protest over the sacking of members from Exxon Mobil Corp, the union's general s...

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