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Statement on Warrant of Arrest in Sudan
PetroDar Operating Company (PDOC), a joint venture company in Sudan in which PETRONAS has an interest, is pursuing legal recourse to cancel a wrongful warrant of arrest issued against its former offic...
10/13/2021 - Exploration - Sudan
PETRONAS Marine’s Avenir Advantage Conducts First LNG Bunkering Operation in Sabah
PETRONAS, through PETRONAS Marine brand, has conducted its first LNG bunkering operation in Sabah via its dedicated LNG Bunker Vessel (LBV), MV Avenir Advantage.

The LNG bunkering for HL G...
10/11/2021 - Gas Treating - Malaysia
Statement on Dispute Over PETRONAS’ Rights to Land and Property in Sudan
PETRONAS would like to stress that its rights over the land and the PETRONAS Complex in Khartoum, Sudan were obtained in accordance with rightful applicable laws.

PETRONAS has been joint...
10/7/2021 - Oil & Gas Companies - Sudan
PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu Delivers Milestone 50th LNG Cargo
PETRONAS has marked another milestone in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) technologies following the delivery of its 50th LNG cargo from its first FLNG facility, the PETRONAS Floating LNG SATU (P...
10/5/2021 - LNG Carriers - Taiwan
PETRONAS Provides Technical Support for Sarawak’s First Mega Methanol Plant
PETRONAS Global Technical Solutions Sdn Bhd (PGTSSB) has entered into an agreement with Sarawak Petchem Sdn Bhd to provide advisory and technical support services for Sarawak’s first mega methanol pla...
10/4/2021 - Engineering - Malaysia
PETRONAS to Deliver Carbon Neutral LNG to China
PETRONAS LNG Ltd., a subsidiary of PETRONAS, has signed an agreement with China’s Shenergy Group Company Limited for the delivery of three carbon neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from the P...
9/30/2021 - LNG Carriers - China
Fire Incident at PETRONAS LNG Complex in Bintulu
A fire broke out at the PETRONAS LNG Complex (PLC) in Bintulu on 28 September 2021 at approximately 4.15pm.

The incident occurred at the sea cooling water outfall channel located outsi...
9/29/2021 - Safety Services - Malaysia
Qatar Petroleum Signs 15-Year SPA to Supply 3.5 MTPA of LNG to China’s CNOOC
Qatar Petroleum entered into a long-term sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), for th...
9/29/2021 - Natural Gas - China
Rosneft and ExxonMobil to Cooperate in Carbon Management
Rosneft Oil Company and ExxonMobil have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate to assess the potential of lower-carbon technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The companies will co...
9/29/2021 - Environmental Services - Russia
Aramco's Abqaiq Facility Added to Prestigious WEF Global Lighthouse Network
- World’s largest oil processing plant recognized for excellence in adopting Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) solutions at scale
- Abqaiq becomes Aramco’s third facility to be included in the ...
9/28/2021 - Oil Treating & Refining - Saudi Arabia
Aramco, Air Products, ACWA Power Sign Asset Acquisition & Project Financing Agreements
- The JV formed in 2018 to enhance the overall value of Jazan refinery and integrated gasification combined cycle power plant, aiding in transforming the Jazan Province by positioning Jazan Economic C...
9/27/2021 - Financials and Investment - Saudi Arabia
Tianjin's largest hydrogen supply project was put into operation
Our reporter reported: Recently, the fuel cell hydrogen unit of the Tianjin Petrochemical Refining Department was put into operation. After inspection, the hydrogen produced has a purity of 99.999%, a...
9/27/2021 - Industrial gas, Hydrogen - China
ADNOC Seeks Partners for the Development of Staff Accommodation Units
- New staff housing units and amenities to support ADNOC’s onshore and offshore operations
- Suitably qualified partners invited to register their interest to attend Briefing Session for “Expres...
9/26/2021 - Camp Building - United Arab Emirates
NIOC's CEO Appointed
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji appointed Mohsen Khojasteh Mehr as his deputy and the CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

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9/25/2021 - Executive Recruiting - Iran
MOP Plans $4B Investment in Ilam Province
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said his ministry is planning to invest 4 billion dollars in the western province of Ilam to develop oil and energy projects.

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9/24/2021 - Investment - Iran
Natural Gas to Play Pivotal Role in Powering the UAE’s Economic Growth for the Next 50Y
- In the opening address of Gastech, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology H.E. Dr. Al Jaber explains how the UAE is strengthening its position as a regional leader in natural gas and the emerg...
9/21/2021 - Economics/Financial Analysis - United Arab Emirates
MOP Resolute to Develop Joint Fields
The Deputy Chairman of the Energy Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly said: The determination of the Ministry of Petroleum under the 13th administration and the move towards increasing pro...
9/19/2021 - Development - Iran
ADNOC, BP and Masdar to Expand UAE-UK New Energy Partnership
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), bp and Masdar announced the signing of strategic framework agreements to expand upon the UAE and UK’s longstanding track record of bilateral partnership in sust...
9/17/2021 - Emissions Measuring - United Arab Emirates
Light Crude Oil Cracking to Ethylene Industrialization Operated in Tianjin
Recently, Sinopec’s "Ten Dragons" research project-"Light Crude Oil Cracking to Ethylene Industrialization Pilot Project" was successfully put into operation in Tianjin Petrochemical and received the ...
9/17/2021 - Ethylene - China
Gazprom Neft & LUKOIL Establish a JV to Develop Oil & Gas Cluster
Gazprom Neft and LUKOIL are establishing a joint venture (JV) to develop a major oil and gas cluster in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug’s Nadym-Pur-Tazovsky district, under an agreement signed by A...
9/16/2021 - Development - Russia
Sinopec Bunkered LNG Fuel for Large LNG Ships for the First Time
The Fuel Oil Company injected more than 250 tons of LNG fuel for the first LNG-powered ship W0269 of the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai). This is the first time Sinopec has injected LNG fuel...
9/15/2021 - Natural Gas - China
Zhongyuan Field Launches All-Round Effort to Increase Reserves & Production
Zhongyuan Oilfield earnestly implemented the requirements of the group company to study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s "July 1" important speech, and comprehensively carrie...
9/14/2021 - Production - China
The Chairman of the Board Meets with the General Manager of Schlumberger Libya
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mr. Mustafa Sanalla, held a meeting with the General Manager of Schlumberger Libya, Mr. Mustafa Ajaj, at NOC's headquarter...
9/14/2021 - Financials and Investment - Libya
Maoming Petrochemical's Fuel Cell Hydrogen Center Starts Construction
Recently, Maoming Petrochemical's fuel cell hydrogen supply center started construction. After the project is completed, the hydrogen supply range can cover an area with a radius of 200 kilometers in ...
9/10/2021 - Industrial gas, Hydrogen - China
PETRONAS & ENEOS Expand Energy Partnership to Include Hydrogen Business
PETRONAS, through its subsidiary PETRONAS Gas & New Energy Sdn Bhd (PGNESB), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ENEOS Corporation (ENEOS) to jointly develop a competitive, clean hydro...
9/10/2021 - Renewable Energy - Malaysia
NOC Resumes Exports from the Ports of Esidra & Ras Lanuf
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces the resumption of crude export operations this morning, Friday 10 September 2021, in both Esidra and Ras Lanuf ports, after a shutdown which lasted a day. ...
9/10/2021 - Transport of Hydrocarbons - Libya
Adnoc Signs Strategic Deal with Helmerich & Payne for Drilling Unit IPO
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its subsidiary ADNOC Drilling Company (“ADNOC Drilling”) and Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP) (“H&P”), a global leader in rig technologies and drilling...
9/8/2021 - Investment - United Arab Emirates
Aramco Announces Major Expansion of its Industrial Investment Program
Aramco has announced a major expansion of its industrial investment program, Aramco Namaat, with the signing of 22 new Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) and 1 joint venture (JV) agreement focused on c...
9/7/2021 - Investment - Saudi Arabia
Fire Occurs in Dormitory at Borankol Field, Mangistau Region
at around 4.55 a.m., Nur-Sultan time, a fire broke out in the two-storey dormitory of KazMunayTeniz LLP Offshore Oil Company at Borankol field in Mangistau Region.

As of now,...
9/6/2021 - Safety Services - Kazakhstan
First Train of South Pars Phase 14 Refinery Online in Winter
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said the first train of the phase 14 refinery of the South Pars gas field would come on stream in the winter this year. ...
9/5/2021 - Chemicals - Iran
The CEO of Sonatrach Receives the CEO of Equinor
The CEO of SONATRACH , Mr. Toufik HAKKAR received today in Algiers, the Chief Executive Officer of the Norwegian company Equinor , Mr. Anders OPEDAL, who is making his first visit abroad since his app...
9/5/2021 - Industrial gas, Hydrogen - Algeria
FESRC, Rosatom & Norilsk to Cooperate within Dual-Fuel Icebreaker Building
At the VI Eastern Economic Forum, the Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center (FESRC), Rosatom and Nornickel signed an agreement of intent to cooperate for designing and building a diesel-LNG ...
9/3/2021 - LNG Carriers - Russia
Rosneft-Aero Commits to Develop Fuel Supply System at Krasnoyarsk Airport
During the VI Eastern Economic Forum, Rosneft-Aero, Krasnoyarsk International Airport and the Center for Transport Logistics signed a trilateral agreement on cooperation for the development of fuel su...
9/3/2021 - Transport of Hydrocarbons - Russia
KazMunayGas and Shell Agree on Cooperation in Carbon Capture & Storage
JSC “NC KazMunayGas (KMG) and Shell Kazakhstan B.V. (Shell) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the area of CO2 Capture Utilization and Storage Technology (CCUS). The Signing Ceremony was attended b...
9/3/2021 - Environmental Services - Kazakhstan
Rosneft Strengthens Partnership with GE Energy to Produce Pod Drives
Rosneft, GE Energy Power Conversion Technology Ltd. and Sapphire Applied Engineering and Training Center LLC signed a License Agreement during the 6th Eastern Economic Forum for the use of Unified Tec...
9/2/2021 - Transportation and Vehicles - Russia
Rosneft & Equinor Continue Cooperation in Industrial & Fire Safety
Within the framework of the VI Eastern Economic Forum Rosneft and Equinor signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of industrial and fire safety, occupational health, environmental protection a...
9/2/2021 - Environmental Services - Russia
Rosneft & RusHydro Cooperate in Developing E-Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
As part of the VI Eastern Economic Forum, Rosneft and RusHydro signed a Letter of Intent for cooperation in developing an e-vehicle charging infrastructure. ...
9/2/2021 - Electrical Works - Russia
Meeting of Rosneft CEO with the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas of India
A working meeting was held between Rosneft Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin, and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs of India Hardeep Singh Puri.

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9/1/2021 - Production - Russia
Ras Laffan Port Becomes the Arabian Gulf’s first Green Award Incentive Provider
Qatar Petroleum’s Ras Laffan Port, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, has become the first port in the Arabian Gulf to join the international Green Award network as an Incentive Provider for certi...
9/1/2021 - LNG Carriers - Qatar
ADNOC Awards Offshore Block 5 to Pakistani Consortium for $304.7M
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, the signing of a historic exploration concession agreement, awarding the exploration rights for Abu Dhabi’s Offshore Block 5 to a consortium of fo...
8/31/2021 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - United Arab Emirates
Shanghai Petrochemical's Power Station Connected to Grid for Power Generation
Shanghai Petrochemical Demonstration Photovoltaic Power Station with an installed capacity of 400 kilowatts was connected to the grid for power generation, which is expected to reduce carbon emissions...
8/30/2021 - Petrochemicals - China
Zhejiang Petroleum's Hydrogenation Volume Exceeds 200 Tons
Zhejiang Jiaxing Petroleum Shantong Oil Hydrogen Combined Station, the only hydrogen refueling station in operation in Zhejiang Province, has accumulated more than 200 tons of hydrogen since it was pu...
8/30/2021 - Industrial gas, Hydrogen - China
PETRONAS Intensifies Malaysia’s Small Fields Development
PETRONAS has signed two new Small Field Asset (SFA) Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with Rex International Holding Limited (Rex) and Duta Marine Sdn Bhd (Duta Marine) for the Rhu-Ara and Diwangsa ...
8/30/2021 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - Malaysia
PETRONAS Delivers Solid Half-Year Results, Remains Focused
PETRONAS announced a solid performance for the first half of 2021 driven by the Group’s continuous pursuit of operational excellence and fiscal discipline. The Group’s performance was supported by the...
8/27/2021 - Production - Malaysia
Gazprom Neft Delivers a 26% Increase in H1 2021 Sales of Premium Lubricants
Gazpromneft-Lubricants, operator of Gazprom Neft’s lubricants business, delivered a 26% increase in sales of its G-Energy- and Gazpromneft-branded motor oils and industrial packaged oils in H1 2021, r...
8/27/2021 - Lubricants, Oils & Greases - Russia
PetroChina’s Business Results Hit another Record in First Half of 2021
PetroChina Company Limited announced that in the first half of 2021, riding on rapid economic recovery in China, a rebound in demand, and rise in international oil prices, the Company focused on optim...
8/26/2021 - Production - China
Announcement of Notification for Bidding Blocks Offshore China of 2021
In compliance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Exploitation of Offshore Petroleum Resources in Cooperation with Foreign Enterprises, China National Offshore Oil Corporatio...
8/26/2021 - Exploration - China
Announcement of Notification for Bidding Blocks Offshore China of 2021
In compliance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Exploitation of Offshore Petroleum Resources in Cooperation with Foreign Enterprises, China National Offshore Oil Corporatio...
8/26/2021 - Exploration - China
Rosneft Begins Unique Geological Research on the Eastern Arctic Shelf
The Rosneft research expedition started from Murmansk. The drilling vessel Bavenit is heading to the Laptev Sea to drill shallow stratigraphic wells in the Eastern Arctic and take cores for scientific...
8/23/2021 - Geological, Geophysical - Russia
ADNOC Signs $1B Framework Agreements for Project Engineering Services
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, the signing of framework agreements for Concept and Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) services for major projects across its full value chain to...
8/23/2021 - FEED - United Arab Emirates

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