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NNPC Reports Explosion at NNPDC’s Benin River Valve Station (BRVS)
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported an explosion incident which occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of t...
7/8/2020 - Oil Field Services - Nigeria
Tanker Nursultan Nazarbayev
The laying of an Aframax tanker has taken place at the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex. The vessel is named after Nursultan Nazarbayev, the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. ...
7/6/2020 - Transportation and Vehicles - Russia
Petronas Invests in Renewable Energy Start-Up
PETRONAS through its corporate venture capital arm, PETRONAS Ventures, recently inked an agreement with SOLS Energy Sdn Bhd to invest in the solar photovoltaic (PV) system start-up that provides susta...
7/3/2020 - Photovoltaic Solar Energy - Malaysia
Gazprom Neft & Zarubezhneft Will Develop Reserves in the Khanty-Mansi
Gazprom Neft and Zarubezhneft have signed a binding agreement on establishing a joint venture for exploration and production of hard-to-recover oil reserves in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra,...
7/2/2020 - Exploration - Russia
Iran Recommences Gas Exports to Turkey
Mohammad Reza Joulaei, caretaker of the dispatching department of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said Iran’s gas exports to Turkey had been resumed at 2:10 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
7/1/2020 - Oil and Gas Pipeline - Iran
NOC Hopeful to Resume Oil Production over the Past Several Weeks
NOC confirms there have been ongoing negotiations to resume oil production over the past several weeks with the between the GNA, NOC and regional countries, under the supervision of the UN and the US....
6/29/2020 - Production - Libya
QP Announces Start of ICV Evaluation in Energy Sector Tenders from July
Qatar Petroleum announced the commencement of ‘In-Country Value’ evaluation in the energy sector tenders from July through “Tawteen”, the localisation programme for services and industries in Qatar’s ...
6/29/2020 - Investment - Qatar
NOC Deeply Concerned at Russian Mercenary Presence at Sharara Field
National Oil Corporation (NOC) is deeply concerned by the presence of Russian and other foreign mercenaries inside Sharara oilfield after a convoy of vehicles entered the field on the evening of Thurs...
6/26/2020 - Safety Services - Libya
ADNOC CEO Joins Leading Investors at World Government Summit to Discuss Investment Dynamics
His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) discussed regional and global investment dynamics alongside the world’s lead...
6/25/2020 - Investment - United Arab Emirates
Sonatrach & Total Renew Their LNG Agreement
SONATRACH and Total have signed an agreement renewing their partnership in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for a further three (03) years.

This ag...
6/25/2020 - Natural Gas - Algeria
ADNOC Announces $20.7B Energy Infrastructure Deal
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced that it has entered into an agreement with some of the world’s leading infrastructure investors and operators, sovereign wealth and pension funds. ...
6/23/2020 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - United Arab Emirates
Oil Gusher Produced in the Field in Mangistau Region
JSC NC "KazMunayGas” (KMG) informs that the oil exploration works in the exploration block of Becturly East in Mangistau Region have produced an oil gusher.

Th...
6/23/2020 - Exploration - Kazakhstan
Sonatrach & the Tunisian Company STEG Renew Their Contract until 2027
The national oil company Sonatrach and the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) have decided to renew the contract to buy and sell natural gas for eight years, until 2027, the group said. ...
6/18/2020 - Natural Gas - Algeria
Installation of the World’s Largest Hydrogenation Reactor in China
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, China's leading energy and chemical company, has successfully installed the world’s first and largest slurry-bed residue hydrogenation reactor of 3,000 tonnage ...
6/17/2020 - Process Equipment - China
Aramco Completes its Acquisition of 70% Stake in SABIC
Aramco announced the successful completion of its share acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund (PIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Sau...
6/17/2020 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - Saudi Arabia
At Abu Dhabi Global Energy Summit CEOs Express Optimism on Recovery Despite Pandemic
Global energy giants representing the world’s leading oil, gas, and petrochemical companies united around the common purpose of ensuring sustainable global energy supplies as economies begin to reopen...
6/17/2020 - Energy Commodities - United Arab Emirates
Four Sonatrach Production Units Certified ISO 50001
Four production units of the National Hydrocarbon Company Sonatrach have obtained ISO 50001 certification attesting to optimized energy management, which will allow the group to continuously improve e...
6/16/2020 - Gas Processing - Algeria
Iran Calls for Resumption of Gas Exports to Turkey
In a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mouloud Chavosh Oglu, Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed the need to resume Iran’s gas exports to Turkey, and to repair and rebuild the damaged sec...
6/16/2020 - Oil and Gas Pipeline - Iran
NOC Calls on Armed Groups to Leave Sharara Oilfield Immediately
National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirms the drastic deterioration in the security situation at the Sharara oilfield following the arrival of combatant armed groups from Sebha, which entered the field ...
6/12/2020 - Safety Services - Libya
Qatar Petroleum Announces Muntajat Integration into QP
Qatar Petroleum has announced its decision to integrate Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat) into QP as part of its ongoing efforts to “strengthen its global ...
6/11/2020 - Mergers and Acquisitions - Qatar
Erawin Field Development Plan
The National Oil Corporation "NOC" and "Zallaf Libya" Company for Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas held a meeting through Teams Video Conferencing Technology in the presence of Mr. Abulgasem ...
6/11/2020 - Development - Libya
Gazprom Neft’s Omsk Refinery Installs of Water Treatment Systems
The Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery has begun installing flotation treatment systems at the site of its future “Biosphere” biological treatment facilities, currently under construction. The biosphere will ...
6/10/2020 - Water treatment Plant - Russia
Sonatrach & Maire Tecnimont Signed Contract for a 2nd Oil Treatment Train
The Bir Sebaa Group, made up of SONATRACH and its two partners PTTEP and PVEP, on the one hand, and the Italian company specialized in Engineering Mayor Tecnimont, on the other hand, signed, on June 0...
6/9/2020 - Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) - Algeria
Return of Production at El Feel Field
National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces the resumption of oil production at El Feel oilfield on Sunday June 7, 2020 and confirms the lifting of force majeure on crude oil exports from the Sharara and...
6/8/2020 - Production - Libya
NOC Confirms Restart of Production at Sharara Oil Field
National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirms the return of production at the Sharara oil field south of the country, after lengthy negotiations by the NOC to reopen the Hamada valve, which had been illegal...
6/7/2020 - Production - Libya
Pertamina & Taiwan CPC Will Develope the $8B Petrochemical Complex
Pertamina and CPC Taiwan have agreed to follow up on the collaboration to develop the Integrated Petrochemical Industrial Complex in Balongan, West Java with an investment of up to USD 8 Billion. The ...
6/5/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Indonesia
Affirm Build Fixed Refinery Road in the Middle of the Pandemic
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low world oil prices, the construction of Pertamina's refineries with large investments must have an impact on society. This demand has come to the attention of the Gove...
6/5/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Indonesia
South Caucasus Pipeline Technical Operatorship Transfers to SOCAR
The South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC) announces that as from 20 March 2020 technical operatorship of the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) has been transferred from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limite...
6/4/2020 - Oil and Gas Pipeline - Azerbaijan
Gazprom Neft Starts Developing Bazhenov Formation at Salym Blocks
The Bazhenov Technology Centre (a Gazprom Neft subsidiary) is preparing to commence development of Bazhenov Formation deposits at Salym-group license blocks in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra....
6/4/2020 - Development - Russia
Petronas Enters Myanmar's Gas Market with First LNG Cargo Delivery
PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), recently completed its maiden delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Yangon, Myanmar, with two LNG cargoes delivered in May and June 2020....
6/4/2020 - LNG Carriers - Myanmar
Aramco Uses Smart Helmet for Remote Assessment of Pipes
In-line with Saudi Aramco’s Digital Transformation Program – which capitalizes on innovative Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to deliver energy more sustainably and efficiently – Aramco Asia ...
6/2/2020 - Software - Saudi Arabia
Gazprom Neft Is Deploying Augmented Reality Technologies in Electricity Facilities
Maintenance and servicing of electrical facilities at the Gazprom Neft Moscow Refinery has been simplified thanks to the deployment of augmented reality (AR) technologies. This innovation is facilitat...
6/1/2020 - Process Technology Licensing - Russia
QP Signs the Largest LNG Shipbuilding Agreements in History
Qatar Petroleum entered into three agreements to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in the Republic of Korea to be utilized for Qatar Petroleum’s future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including t...
6/1/2020 - LNG Carriers - Qatar
Sonatrach Acquires 19.10% in Medgaz Pipeline
SONATRACH announces the completion of a transaction to acquire 19.10% of the shares held by the Spanish company CEPSA Holding in the Company Medgaz. With this major international operation, SONATRACH ...
5/30/2020 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - Algeria
Pertamina Ensures Cilacap RDMP Refinery Development Will Continue
PT Pertamina (Persero) ensured that the Cilacap Refinery Development Master Plan (RDMP) project will continue in order to realize the ideals of achieving independence and national energy security. ...
5/28/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Indonesia
Pertamina Successfully Conducted 2D Seismic Survey along 23,063 Km
Pertamina through its subsidiary Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE) Jambi Merang has successfully conducted a 2D Regional Seismic Sea Survey in open areas along 23,063 km or 77% (as of May 25, 2020) from a t...
5/28/2020 - Seismic survey - Indonesia
Pertamina's RDMP Balikpapan Progress Has Reached 16.32%
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pertamina continues to complete national strategic projects, one of which is RDMP Balikpapan, which currently has progressed at 16.32%. This progress is up from...
5/27/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Indonesia
Gazprom Neft Increases Jet Fuel Sales in the Q1 of 2020
Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, reports a 1.5% year-on-year increase in jet fuel sales in the first quarter of 2020 to 856,000 tonnes. ...
5/27/2020 - Oil - Russia
Gazprom Neft Ships Its 200th Oil Consignment
Gazprom Neft has completed its shipment of the 200th consignment of ARCO crude from its Prirazlomnaya offshore rig. ...
5/26/2020 - Tankers - Russia
Sonatrach Return of Its Employees Will Be Done Gradually
The General Management of the national hydrocarbon company SONATRACH said that the total resumption of the work of its employees will be done gradually in accordance with the guidelines of the public ...
5/25/2020 - Safety Services - Algeria
New Barriers in Place to Protect Gazprom Neft’s Assets from COVID-19
In the interests of ensuring the health and safety of its employees, and in order to ensure its upstream facilities remain in continuous operation, Gazprom Neft has set up more than 100 “buffer zones”...
5/25/2020 - Safety Services - Russia
Moscow Refinery Will Continue Using Anti-Epidemiological Facilities
Infrastructure supporting a series of technical solutions directed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 is to be expanded at Gazprom Neft’s Moscow Refinery. A range of devices directed at protecting e...
5/22/2020 - Safety Services - Russia
Qatar Is Moving Full Steam Ahead to Develop the North Field Projects
His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, paid tribute to the historic and strong relations between Qatar and the Un...
5/22/2020 - Production - Norway
Rosneft Reduces Fugitive Methane Emissions in E & P by 73% in 2019
Rosneft reduced fugitive methane emissions in the Upstream sector by 73% in 2019 as a result of a comprehensive program of process improvements and methane emission reduction initiatives. ...
5/22/2020 - Environmental Services - Russia
Syzran Refinery Commences Production of Green Marine Fuel
The Syzran Refinery, a part of Rosneft Oil Company’s refining complex, has commenced the production of the environmentally-friendly low-sulphur marine fuel RMLS 40, which is compliant with the IMO req...
5/21/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Russia
PETRONAS Inks First LNG Deal Virtually With Tiger Clean Energy
PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), recently concluded a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Tiger Clean Energy Limited (TCEL) for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) t...
5/20/2020 - Natural Gas - China
CNOOC & Shell Sign Agreement to Expand Ethylene Project in Huizhou
The "cloud signing" ceremony of CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company (CSPC) Phase 3 project was held in Guangzhou, Beijing and The Hague, the Netherlands. ...
5/20/2020 - Ethylene - China
CNOOC & Shell Sign Agreement to Expand Ethylene Project in Huizhou
The "cloud signing" ceremony of CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company (CSPC) Phase 3 project was held in Guangzhou, Beijing and The Hague, the Netherlands. ...
5/20/2020 - Ethylene - China
Omsk Refinery Continues the Modernization of Its Production Facilities
The Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery has completed its installation of compressor equipment at its catalytic reforming unit. Work is now underway as part of a project to modernise the facility, thanks to wh...
5/20/2020 - Oil Treating & Refining - Russia
Petronas Completes 50% Farm-Down Transaction in Block 52
PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS Suriname Exploration & Production B.V. (PSEPBV), has completed the farm-down of 50 per cent of its participating interest to ExxonMobil Exploration and Produc...
5/19/2020 - Acquisitions and Divestitures - Suriname

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