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COOEC-Fluor Completes Pipe Spool Fabrication for KIPIC Al-Zour Project
COOEC-Fluor Completes Pipe Spool Fabrication for KIPIC Al-Zour Project Kuwait >> 10/10/2019 - Fluor Corporation (FLR) announced that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd. (COOEC-Fluor) fabrication yard in Zhuhai, China, has safely completed the pipe spool fabrication portio...
Sparrows Group Lands First Contract with Qatar Petroleum
Sparrows Group Lands First Contract with Qatar Petroleum Qatar >> 10/10/2019 - International specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has been awarded its first contract with Qatar Petroleum to provide crane maintenance services on the PS...
Shelf Drilling Announces Contract Extension on the High Island VII
United Arab Emirates >> 10/9/2019 - Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract extension on the High Island VII jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations in the Arabian Gulf. The contract i...
Weatherford Awarded Multiyear Deals for Multinational Operator in Iraq
Weatherford Awarded Multiyear Deals for Multinational Operator in Iraq Iraq >> 10/8/2019 - Weatherford International has been awarded two fully integrated rig contracts and one well services (through-tubing intervention) contract with a multinational operator in one of the world’s largest p...
Gazpromneft-Badra Improves the Stability of Electricity Supplies in Iraq’s Wasit Province
Iraq >> 10/8/2019 - Gazpromneft-Badra (operator on developing Iraq’s Badra field) has begun supplying electricity to the city of Badra and neighbouring population centres around the field, home to more than 25,000 people...
Qatar Will Be Capturing & Sequestering more than 5 million tons per annum of CO2 by 2025
Qatar >> 10/8/2019 - His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, highlighted Qatar’s commitment to the world’s security of energy supplies ...
QP Assumes Operatorship of the Idd El-Shargi North Dome & Idd-El Shargi South Dome Fields
QP Assumes Operatorship of the Idd El-Shargi North Dome & Idd-El Shargi South Dome Fields Qatar >> 10/7/2019 - Qatar Petroleum assumed the management and operatorship of the Idd El-Shargi North Dome (ISND) and Idd El-Shargi South Dome (ISSD) offshore oil fields, following the expiry of the development and prod...
Target Engineering Wins $74.6mn EPC Contract from Aramco
Saudi Arabia >> 10/7/2019 - Target Engineering, a unit of Arabtec Holding, won a $74.6mn engineering, procurement, and construction contract from Saudi Aramco to upgrade a produced water disposal facility at the Qatif gas oil se...
Shelf Drilling Announces Multiple Contract Extensions
United Arab Emirates >> 10/7/2019 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (Shelf Drilling) has secured a four-month extension for each of the High Island II, High Island IV, Main Pass I and Main Pass IV jack-ups in continuation of their existing contrac...
Petrofac Opens New Kuwait City Office
Kuwait >> 10/2/2019 - Petrofac International has opened a new office in Kuwait City to strengthen the company's global position in the State of Kuwait and to emphasize the strategic partnership with Kuwait Petroleum Corpor...
Oil & Gas Climate Initiative Sets Sights on Carbon Capture
Saudi Arabia >> 10/2/2019 - The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a group of leading energy companies, recently introduced new measures to address climate challenges at its fifth annual conference in New York and said it wa...
OCI N.V. & ADNOC Close Strategic Partnership Agreement
United Arab Emirates >> 9/30/2019 - OCI N.V. (OCI) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced the completion of their transaction to combine ADNOC’s fertilizer business into OCI’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nitrogen f...
His Excellency Al-Kaabi Discusses Energy, LNG Cooperation in Japan
Qatar >> 9/28/2019 - His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, ended a working visit to Japan in which he addressed the 8th LNG Producer-Cons...
H.E. Al-Kaabi Meets Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Energy in Tokyo
Qatar >> 9/27/2019 - His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, met in Tokyo with His Excellency Mr. Omar Ayub Khan, Federal Minister for Energy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan...
ACWA Power Signs Mou With Iraq Energy Institute
Iraq >> 9/25/2019 - ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) - an independent non-...
Zion Oil & Gas Begins 3-D Seismic Acquisition in Israel
Israel >> 9/25/2019 - Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (ZN) announces the commencement of data acquisition for its Megiddo-Jezreel 3-D seismic program. ...
Adnoc Selects Weatherford for Directional Drilling Contract
Adnoc Selects Weatherford for Directional Drilling Contract United Arab Emirates >> 9/24/2019 - Weatherford International plc (WFTIQ) has signed a $220 million, three-year contract with the Abu Dhabi Company for Offshore Petroleum Operations Limited ("ADNOC Offshore") to provide directional dril...
Delek Group Receives Offer to Invest in the Parent Company of Ithaca Energy
Israel >> 9/23/2019 - Delek Group has provided an update concerning negotiations with potential investors to make an equity investment in the parent company of Ithaca Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delek Group ('Itha...
Qatargas Delivers First Q-Flex LNG Cargo to Petrobangla
Qatar >> 9/23/2019 - Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has delivered the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on a Q-Flex vessel to the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) named 'EXCELLENCE' ...
Meraas & Brookfield Create Strategic Partnership in Dubai
United Arab Emirates >> 9/22/2019 - Meraas Holding (“Meraas”) is pleased to announce that it has entered a long-term strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management (“Brookfield”) to jointly own and operate a retail-focused real ...
Aramco Hosts a Large Number of Media Delegation for a Site Visit at Khurais & Abqaiq Facilities
Saudi Arabia >> 9/21/2019 - Saudi Aramco organized a comprehensive media tour for more than 80 international, regional and local journalists representing various top tier media organizations at two of its oil & gas processing fa...
Weatherford & Aramco Sign Five-Year Corporate Procurement Agreement
Weatherford & Aramco Sign Five-Year Corporate Procurement Agreement Saudi Arabia >> 9/19/2019 - Weatherford International, one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies, has announced the signing of a five-year Corporate Procurement Agreement with Saudi Aramco to deliver cementatio...
FAJR, NEPCO Sign Two Gas Supply Deals
Jordan >> 9/18/2019 - Jordan’s National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) and the Jordanian-Egyptian FAJR for Natural Gas Transmission and Supply Company have signed two gas supply deals. ...
Qatar Petroleum & Shell Sign Agreement to Establish Global LNG Bunkering Venture
Qatar >> 9/18/2019 - Qatar Petroleum and Shell subsidiaries signed a Shareholder Agreement to establish a company that would provide global LNG bunkering services. ...
Aramco Completes Acquisition of Shell’s Share of the SASREF Refining Joint Venture
Saudi Arabia >> 9/18/2019 - The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has completed the acquisition of Shell Saudi Arabia (Refining) Limited’s (Shell) 50% interest in the SASREF joint venture in Jubail Industrial City, in the...
Petrofac Secures MaintenanceServices Contract for ADNOC's Al Dhafra Petroleum
Petrofac Secures MaintenanceServices Contract for ADNOC's Al Dhafra Petroleum United Arab Emirates >> 9/18/2019 - Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) division has been awarded a contract to provide managed maintenance services for ADNOC’s Al Dhafra Petroleum to support its operations at Haliba fiel...
Mammoet Makes First Moves for Saudi Chemical Plant
Saudi Arabia >> 9/16/2019 - Samsung Engineering has contracted Mammoet, the global leader in engineered heavy lifting and transport, to transport and install 49 modules for the construction of Jubail United Petrochemical Company...
SNC-Lavalin Awarded Oil & Gas Contract from Al Yasat Petroleum
SNC-Lavalin Awarded Oil & Gas Contract from Al Yasat Petroleum United Arab Emirates >> 9/16/2019 - SNC-Lavalin (SNC) announces that it has been awarded a general engineering, project management and technical support services contract from Al Yasat Petroleum, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi Nation...
Aramco, TechnipFMC & Axens Advance Catalytic Crude to Chemicals Technology
Saudi Arabia >> 1/29/2019 - Saudi Aramco, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Saudi Aramco Technologies, signed a Joint Development and Collaboration Agreement (JDCA) with Axens and TechnipFMC to accelerate the development and c...

Africa Oil & Gas News

Eni, BF S.p.A. and Coldiretti Sign Cooperation Agreement in Africa
Ghana >> 10/12/2019 - Coldiretti’s President, Ettore Prandini, Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and BF S.p.A.’s CEO, Federico Vecchioni, signed a cooperation agreement to start assessing the potential for projects abroad– espe...
ADES Teaming with Vantage Secures Second Deepwater Drilling Campaign in Egypt
Egypt >> 10/11/2019 - ADES International Holding PLC (ADES), a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is pleased to announce that it has entered, through its...
NOC Discusses Production Increase Plans with Equinor & Suncor Energy
Libya >> 10/11/2019 - Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of National Oil Corporation (NOC), conducted a series of meetings in London to discuss recent oil and gas sector developments in Libya. ...
TransGlobe Energy Announces Operations Update
TransGlobe Energy Announces Operations Update Egypt >> 10/10/2019 - TransGlobe Energy Corporation (TransGlobe) (“TGA”) announces an operations update. ...
Serinus Energy Provides An Operation Update in Romania & Tunisia
Tunisia >> 10/10/2019 - Serinus Energy plc ("Serinus", SEN) (AIM:SENX) is pleased to provide an update on its operation in Romania and Tunisia.

Romania
The Moftinu Gas Plant began production ...
Shell Egypt is the 10th MOC2019 Platinum Sponsor
Egypt >> 10/9/2019 - Shell Egypt announced its participation in the 10th Mediterranean offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC2019) as a platinum sponsor. The event will be held from the 15th to 17th of October under the ...
NOC & Petrofac Discuss Erawin Construction Opportunity
Libya >> 10/9/2019 - A delegation from National Oil Corporation (NOC) met Petrofac representatives at the company’s London headquarters, on the sidelines of the Oil & Money Conference, an international industry event.
TechnipFMC, JGC and Fluor Consortium Awarded EPC Contract
TechnipFMC, JGC and Fluor Consortium Awarded EPC Contract Mozambique >> 10/9/2019 - TechnipFMC announces that JFT – a consortium between JGC Corporation (JGC), Fluor Corporation (Fluor) and TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by Moz...
Bold Vision Promises New Dawn for Nigeria’s Ailing Petrochemical Industry
Nigeria >> 10/9/2019 - Estimated to hold 37 billion barrels of proven oil reserves, Nigeria is the second biggest oil-rich country in Africa, after Libya. The exploitation of these resources has been in the hands of the Nig...
Egypt & France Ink Two Grant Agreements Worth €71M
Egypt & France Ink Two Grant Agreements Worth €71M Egypt >> 10/8/2019 - Egypt’s ministers of investment and electricity inked two grant agreements with the French Development Agency (FDA) that aim to boost Egypt’s energy and natural gas sectors with a total of €71 million...
Trilateral Energy Cooperation between Cyprus, Egypt & Greece
Trilateral Energy Cooperation between Cyprus, Egypt & Greece Egypt >> 10/8/2019 - President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus said energy is one of the most important axes for the trilateral cooperation mechanism involving Egypt, Greece and Cyprus. ...
Abu Sennan Transaction Update
Abu Sennan Transaction Update Egypt >> 10/7/2019 - Rockhopper Exploration plc (RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin, is pleased to provide the following progress update in relation to ...
NOC to Start Gas Plant Maintenance at Zueitina Port
Libya >> 10/6/2019 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC) will close the gas plant at the port of Zueitina for scheduled maintenance from October 7-14, 2019. Production at the Faregh oil field will be suspended during ...
NOC Delegation Attends Gas Exporting Countries Forum
Libya >> 10/5/2019 - A senior National Oil Corporation (NOC) delegation attended Russian Energy Week and the Ministerial Meeting of Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Moscow, on the sidelines of Russian Energy Week, ...
Egypt Seeks More Investments in Mining Sector
Egypt Seeks More Investments in Mining Sector Egypt >> 10/4/2019 - Egypt and two world companies discussed boosting cooperation in the mining domain. ...
Egypt’s Gov't Agrees of Re-Pricing Natural Gas Used in Some Industries
Egypt >> 10/4/2019 - Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said that the cabinet approved recommendations of the ministerial committee on the re-pricing of natural gas used in various industries. ...
Panoro Announces Substantial Oil Discovery in Hibiscus Updip Sidetrack
Gabon >> 10/4/2019 - Panoro Energy ASA is pleased to report a positive update on its drilling operation on the Hibiscus Updip well (DHIBM-1), located on Dussafu Marin Permit (“Dussafu”), offshore Gabon. ...
Tower Resources Provides Update on Namibia Farm out
Namibia >> 10/3/2019 - Tower Resources plc, the AIM-listed oil and gas company with a focus on Africa, is pleased to provide an update on activity in respect of blocks 1910A, 1911 and 1912B in Namibia (the "Namibian Blocks"...
CGG Delivers Advanced 4D Images for BP Angola Survey in 8 weeks
Angola >> 10/2/2019 - CGG Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has delivered state-of-the-art broadband 4D seismic results ahead of schedule from BP Angola’s latest monitor survey offshore Angola. This ac...
Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry & German Amb Review Promoting Partnership
Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry & German Amb Review Promoting Partnership Egypt >> 10/2/2019 - Petroleum Minister Tareq Mulla had talks with German ambassador in Cairo Dr. Cyrill Jean Nunn on the activities of German companies operating in Egypt in the fields of energy, petroleum and gas. ...
Egypt's Delay in Announcing New Fuel Prices
Egypt's Delay in Announcing New Fuel Prices Egypt >> 10/2/2019 - Egypt's market has been expecting the government's decision on the new fuel prices after applying the automatic fuel pricing mechanism. ...
Noble & Dolphinus Amend Deal, Increasing Gas Sales Volumes to Egypt
Noble & Dolphinus Amend Deal, Increasing Gas Sales Volumes to Egypt Egypt >> 10/2/2019 - Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) announced that the Company and its partners have amended their agreements for the sale of natural gas to Dolphinus Holdings Limited from the Leviathan and Tamar fields. The am...
The Carlyle Group Launches Boru Energy With Oil Industry Veterans Aidan Heavey and Tom Hickey
Angola >> 10/1/2019 - Global investment firm, The Carlyle Group has agreed to partner with Aidan Heavey and Tom Hickey, through Boru Energy, a new platform that will target acquisitions of oil & gas assets across Sub-Sahar...
FAR Obtains Additional 10% Interest in Gambian Blocks
Gambia >> 10/1/2019 - FAR Limited has acquired an additional 10% interest in the highly prospective offshore Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Republic of The Gambia, giving FAR a 50% working interest and the Company retains O...
NOC & Indonesia Discuss Training Opportunities
Libya >> 10/1/2019 - National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla received His Excellency Moehammad Amar Maruf, Indonesian Charge d’Affaires to Libya, on September 29, 2019, to discuss potential areas for ...
Benthic Awarded TechnipFMC Geotechnical Contract Offshore Mozambique
Mozambique >> 10/1/2019 - Benthic, a global geosciences company and part of Acteon, has secured an offshore geotechnical and geophysical contract from TechnipFMC for the Golfinho development, a deepwater discovery off the coas...
U.S. Department of Justice Closes Investigation into Eni’s Nigerian & Algerian activities
Nigeria >> 10/1/2019 - Eni received confirmation from the U.S. Department of Justice that the DOJ has closed its investigation of Eni with respect to the OPL 245 and Algeria matters without taking any action. ...
Savannah Petroleum Announces Seven Energy Transaction Update
Nigeria >> 10/1/2019 - Savannah Petroleum PLC, the British independent oil & gas company focused around activities in Niger and Nigeria, is pleased to provide an update in relation to the Seven Energy Transaction. ...
Experts from ExxonMobil at Sonatrach
Algeria >> 9/30/2019 - Experts from the American oil company ExxonMobil were present in Algiers to study with the officials and experts of SONATRACH, the areas of possible partnerships between the two companies. Technical w...
Total Closes the Acquisition of Anadarko’s Shareholding in Mozambique LNG
Mozambique >> 9/30/2019 - Total announces the closing of the acquisition of Anadarko’s 26.5% operated interest in the Mozambique LNG project for a purchase price of $ 3.9 billion. ...
EGYPS 2020 Opens New Horizons for Luring Arab, Foreign Investments
EGYPS 2020 Opens New Horizons for Luring Arab, Foreign Investments Egypt >> 9/29/2019 - Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tareq el Molla has said the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2020) is expected to open up new horizons for luring Arab and foreign investments, given the great s...
Renewal of Agreement with Mozambique Strengthens HR in Oil & Gas
Mozambique >> 9/27/2019 - On September 26, 2019, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, E.P. (ENH) concluded an official document ...
Experts from Chevron at Sonatrach
Algeria >> 9/25/2019 - A delegation composed of officials and experts of the American oil company Chevron has been present in Algiers since September 23, 2019 to study with the officials and experts of SONATRACH, the areas ...
Welaptega Completes Mooring Inspection Campaign for BP in Angola
Angola >> 9/25/2019 - Leading underwater inspection provider, Welaptega, has used its pioneering optical chain measurement system (CMS), complete with new automated edge tracking software, to execute a mooring inspection c...
Tracerco Secure 7 Subsea Inspection Projects
Nigeria >> 9/24/2019 - Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc, has recently been awarded 7 subsea inspection projects to provide critical flow assurance and asset integrity data on a variety of pipelines, flowlines and riser...
Ruvuma Farm-Out Update and Acceleration of Drilling Operations
Tanzania >> 9/24/2019 - Aminex is pleased to announce that all the conditions precedent within the control of Aminex and ARA Petroleum LLC ("ARA") detailed in the Ruvuma farm-out agreement ("Farm-Out") have been satisfied. T...
PGS Completes Republic of Guinea MC3D Fast-Track Processing
Guinea >> 9/23/2019 - PGS has delivered a fast-track post-stack time migration just a few weeks after completion of safe and efficient acquisition operations offshore the Republic of Guinea. ...
Yakaar-2 Appraisal Well Confirms World Gas Resource Offshore Senegal
Senegal >> 9/23/2019 - Kosmos Energy announced that the Yakaar-2 appraisal well has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in similar high-quality Cenomanian reservoir to the Yakaar-1 exploration well, continuin...
Smit Lamnalco Selected to Provide Marine Services to Coral Sul FLNG
Mozambique >> 9/19/2019 - Smit Lamnalco secured a 10-year fixed term contract with Coral FLNG to provide integrated marine services to the first Mozambique and worldwide deepwater Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility...
Seabird Signs 2D Survey Award in the Africa Region
Nigeria >> 9/19/2019 - SeaBird Exploration has signed a contract to acquire a 2D seismic survey for an international oil & gas company in the Africa region. The survey is due to commence towards the end of September and is ...

Asia Oil & Gas News

Coro Energy's Tambak-2 Well Successfully Appraises Mako Gas Field
Indonesia >> 10/15/2019 - Coro Energy, the Southeast Asian focused upstream oil and gas company, has provided an operational update in relation to the drilling campaign in the Duyung Production Sharing Contract ('PSC') in the ...
Nobel Oil Services’ Subsidiary PROKON Signed a Contract with SOCAR-Uniper
Azerbaijan >> 10/14/2019 - One of Nobel Oil Services’ subsidiaries PROKON has entered into a new contract with SOCAR-Uniper. Within the framework of the contract, PROKON will undertake general construction works and pre-commiss...
Zenith Energy Provides Update on Drilling Programme & Well Perforation Activities
Azerbaijan >> 10/14/2019 - Zenith Energy, the international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, has provided an update on its drilling programme and well perforation activities. ...
Total Expands its Strategic Partnership with Adani to Supply and Market Natural Gas in India
India >> 10/14/2019 - As part of its strategy to develop new gas markets, Total, the world's second-largest LNG player, has expanded its partnership with the Adani Group; the largest energy and infrastructure conglomerate ...
ExxonMobil Expands Low-Emissions Technology Research with Universities in India
India >> 10/14/2019 - ExxonMobil has signed agreements with the Indian Institute of Technology locations in Madras and Bombay, further expanding its extensive portfolio of research collaboration with India’s universities. ...
Lukoil Begins Production of Low-Sulfur Fuel Oil Meeting Requirements of Marpol Convention
Russia >> 10/11/2019 - The Volgograd refinery (LUKOIL-Volgogradneftepererabotka, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PJSC LUKOIL) began production of low-sulfur fuel oil (BUNKER FUEL OIL 0.5) complying with requirements of the MAR...
MHPS Completes 880MW Natural Gas-Fired GTCC for Jawa-2 Project
Indonesia >> 10/10/2019 - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) completed the installation and commissioning of the natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) facilities for the “Jawa-2 Project.” The project, ...
Iran to Racket up Output in Joint Oilfields with Iraq by Nearly 60,000 bpd till March
Iran >> 10/10/2019 - Iran plans to increase oil production in four oilfields shared with Iraq by nearly 60,000 barrels per day (bpd) until March 2020. ...
MHIENG Completes First Delivery of 7000-Series New-Series Carriages
Japan >> 10/10/2019 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, delivered 7000-Series railway carriages to the railyard of Hiroshi...
NOVATEK Starts Production at the East-Urengoyskoye & North-Esetinskoye Field
Russia >> 10/10/2019 - NOVATEK has announced that Arcticgas, a joint venture between NOVATEK and Gazprom Neft, commenced commercial production at the East-Urengoyskoye+North-Esetinskoye field within the Samburgskiy license ...
Gazprom Neft Assesses the Impact of its Technology Projects to 2025
Russia >> 10/10/2019 - Gazprom Neft has completed the first cycle of its Technology Strategy, following the completion of a total 27 projects — the economic benefits of these being more than twice the initial investment. Lo...
Zenith Energy Reports Production Increase at the C-37 Well in the Jafarli Oil Field
Azerbaijan >> 10/9/2019 - Zenith Energy, the international oil & gas production company operating onshore in Azerbaijan, has provided an update on drilling results at well C-37 in the Jafarli oil field. ...
MHI Concludes Agreement to Establish Automotive Air-conditioning Manufacturing Facility in China
China >> 10/9/2019 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has decided to establish a manufacturing center for automotive air ...
Shelf Drilling Awarded New Contract in India with ONGC
India >> 10/9/2019 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (SHLF) announced that it has received an award for a three-year contract for the Trident II jack-up rig with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for operations in the Mumbai Hi...
Onshore Indonesian Oil Operations Update – September 2019
Indonesia >> 10/9/2019 - Australian-based, Indonesian oil producer, Bass Oil Limited (BAS) is pleased to provide its monthly operations update for September 2019. Total field production for the month was 20.115 barrels of oil...
Iran in Talks with Local Firms to Develop SPOL
Iran >> 10/9/2019 - Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said there had been talks with a number of domestic firms to develop the South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL), however no results have been obtained so far. ...
Messoyakhaneftegaz Starts Full-Scale Development of Achimovsky Deposits
Russia >> 10/9/2019 - Messoyakhaneftegaz has commissioned a horizontal well at the Vostochno-Messoyakhskoye field, facilitating the full-scale development of Achimovsky deposits. The well, which runs to a total length of 3...
Shandong Chambroad Sinopoly Selected LyondellBasell’s Spheripol & Spherizone Technology
China >> 10/8/2019 - LyondellBasell (LYB), the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin technologies, announced that Shandong Chambroad Sinopoly New Materials Co., Ltd., has selected LyondellBasell’s leading polypropylene t...
Order for Wartsila LNG Bunkering Vessel Simulator Enables First-of-its-Kind Hands-on Training
Malaysia >> 10/8/2019 - The technology group Wartsila will supply an LNG bunkering vessel simulator to Kasi Group (Malaysia), a leading provider of integrated marine solutions. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on ...
Drilling Commencement of Kuala Pambuang Exploration Well KP-1
Indonesia >> 10/7/2019 - Interra Resources Limited (Interra) is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling of the Company's first well in the Kuala Pambuang block (KP) onshore southern Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. ...
Drilling Commencement of Chauk Appraisal Well L 145
Myanmar >> 10/7/2019 - Interra Resources Limited (the Interra) wishes to inform shareholders that its joint venture entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc. (Goldpetrol), has commenced drilling appraisal well L 145 i...
Marubeni Corporation Strategic Partnership with Agri Startup “MoBiol”
Singapore >> 10/7/2019 - Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) is proud to announce a strategic partnership with MoBiol Holdings Pte. Ltd (MoBiol), a leading Agri Startup in Singapore that possess unique knowledge and ability to cu...
New Offshore E&C Contracts Awarded by BP in Azerbaijan worth Around 145 Million USD
New Offshore E&C Contracts Awarded by BP in Azerbaijan worth Around 145 Million USD Azerbaijan >> 10/4/2019 - Saipem, in consortium with Boshelf LLC and STAR GULF FZCO, has recently been awarded three new contracts by BP for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil and gas (ACG) field offshore Azerbai...
Coro Energy Spuds Tambak-2 Well in the Duyung PSC
Indonesia >> 10/4/2019 - Coro Energy, the Southeast Asian focused upstream oil and gas company, has provided an operational update in relation to the drilling campaign in the Duyung Production Sharing Contract ('PSC') in the ...
Russian Companies Expanding Cooperation in Standardization
Russia >> 10/4/2019 - A Supplementary Agreement to the Memorandum of Intent on cooperation in developing standardization and conformity assessment procedures for the oil and gas sector was signed today at the 9th St. Peter...
Zenith Energy announced Well C-37 Results
Azerbaijan >> 10/3/2019 - The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 ('MAR').Upon publication ...
Commencement of Testing at Heron-1 Well in Block XX
Mongolia >> 10/3/2019 - Petro Matad Limited, the AIM quoted Mongolian oil explorer, is pleased to announce the commencement of testing operations at the Heron-1 well in the north of Block XX, eastern Mongolia. ...
Gazprom & Linde to Establish Joint Engineering Venture
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Christian Bruch, Executive Vice President and CEO of Linde Engineering, and John van der Velden, Managing Director of Linde Engine...
Gazprom Energoholding Considering Acquisition of REP Holding
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Denis Fyodorov, Director General of Gazprom Energoholding, and Igor Zhilkin, Managing Director of GPB Asset Development, today signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum an agreement on ...
Documents Signed to Support Domestic NGV Market
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, today signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum a series of documents with the heads of a number of companies and R...
Gazprom & SPbPU to Expand Cooperation in Personnel Training and Sci-Tech
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Sergey Khomyakov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Andrey Rudskoy, Rector of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), today signed a Cooperation Agreement...
Gazprom & SIBUR Commencing Review of Gas Processing and Gas Chemical Projects in Tatarstan and YaNAA
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Gazprom and SIBUR Holding signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum two roadmaps for cooperation in the implementation of major investment projects in the field of gas processing and ga...
Gazprom & Irkutsk Oil Company Contemplating Joint Development Project
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Head of Department, and Nikolai Buynov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Irkutsk Oil Company, signed at the 9th St. Petersburg ...
Gazprom & Almaz-Antey Corporation Update Roadmap for Cooperation
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Gazprom and the Almaz-Antey Corporation signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum an updated roadmap for cooperation. ...
Gazprom & VNG Advancing Sci-Tech Cooperation
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Maxim Nedzvetsky, Director General of Gazprom VNIIGAZ, and Ulf Heitmueller, Chairman of the Executive Board of VNG, signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum a contract on updating the ...
Gazprom & Thales Alenia Space Intent on Joining Efforts in Spacecraft Production
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, and Jean-Loic Galle, President and CEO of Thales Alenia Space, signed at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum an Agreement of ...
Verkhnechonskneftegaz to Produce Additional 221 Thousand Tonnes of Oil
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - Experts of Verkhnechonskneftegaz JSC, a subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company, have successfully implemented a physical and chemical method of enhanced oil recovery and achieved a 54% increase in addition...
Gazprom Neft Fine-Tunes Technologies for Developing the Bazhenov Formation
Russia >> 10/3/2019 - The Bazhen Technology Centre (a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft) has undertaken the first 18-stage fracking operation in Russia, at the Bazhenov Formation. High-tech fracking, coupled with the extended len...
PEDEC Signs Deal for Manufacturing Electropumps of Goreh- Jask Oil Pipeline
Iran >> 10/2/2019 - Touraj Dehghani the CEO of PEDEC signed three contracts of manufacturing Electropumps with three Iranian Companies in a ceremony on Monday while Iran Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh and CEO of National...
CEO Visits Petchem Plants in Southern Iran
Iran >> 10/2/2019 - The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) paid a visit to several petrochemical projects under construction in Bushehr and Fars, southern Iran. ...

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Notification of Umuroa Termination
New Zealand >> 10/14/2019 - BW Offshore Limited (BWO) has been notified by the client Tamarind Resources that the contract for the FPSO Umuroa, currently operating on the Tui field offshore New Zealand, will not be extended. Th...
Neptune Energy Acquires North Sea Assets from Energean
Norway >> 10/14/2019 - Neptune Energy has entered into a conditional Sale and Purchase Agreement with Energean Oil and Gas to acquire Edison E&P’s UK and Norwegian producing, development and exploration assets for an initia...
Fluor Selected as Global Award 2019 Finalist by The Institution of Chemical Engineers
United States >> 10/14/2019 - Fluor Corporation (FLR) has been named as a finalist in three categories including oil and gas, research project, and diversity and inclusion for the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global ...
LyondellBasell Names Michael McMurray Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
United States >> 10/14/2019 - LyondellBasell (LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, today announced that Michael McMurray has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial offic...
ConocoPhillips Announces Agreement to Sell Interests in Australia-West for $1.39 Billion
ConocoPhillips Announces Agreement to Sell Interests in Australia-West for $1.39 Billion Australia >> 10/13/2019 - ConocoPhillips (COP) has entered into an agreement to sell the subsidiaries that hold its Australia-West assets and operations to Santos for $1.39 billion, plus customary closing adjustments. In addit...
Petrobras Awarded Offshore Block in 16th ANP Bidding Round
Brazil >> 10/13/2019 - Petrobras has been awarded one offshore block in the 16th ANP Bidding Round under the Concession Regime, held by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP). The company is advan...
Santos Enters New Partnership with Queensland Rugby Union
Australia >> 10/11/2019 - Santos is delighted to announce that it will partner with the Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) under a new four-year sponsorship agreement. The long-term partnership will see Santos become a sponsor of th...
Wintershall Dea awarded two blocks in Brazil's 16th bidding round
Brazil >> 10/11/2019 - In Brazil’s 16th Bidding Round for oil and gas exploration blocks, Wintershall Dea was awarded two offshore blocks in the Santos and Campos basins with its partners Chevron and Repsol. ...
Equinor & Partners Make Final Investment Decision for Hywind Tampen Offshore Wind Farm Development
Norway >> 10/11/2019 - Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have made a final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm development. Two updated plans for development and operation will be submitt...
Wartsila Hybrid Upgrades will Save Fuel and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Norway >> 10/11/2019 - The technology group Wartsila will engineer, supply, and install complete battery hybrid packages to two offshore supply vessels owned by the Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore. The upgrading pro...
Teekay Corporation Announces 3.5-Year Contract for the Hummingbird Spirit FPSO
United Kingdom >> 10/11/2019 - Teekay Corporation (Teekay) has entered into an agreement with the Chestnut Joint Venture, a joint venture between Spirit Energy Ltd. and Dana Petroleum Ltd., to extend the employment of the Hummingbi...
BP to Deliver Around $10b of Divestment Proceeds
United States >> 10/11/2019 - BP now expects to deliver divestment proceeds and announced transactions totalling around $10 billion by the end of 2019, comprising the majority of its two-year divestment programme planned to comple...
New Exploration Permit Offshore Australia’s Northwest Shelf
Australia >> 10/10/2019 - Equinor has been awarded exploration acreage in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia. The new exploration permit, WA-542-P, has been awarded to Equinor as operator and 100% owner. ...
Total Expands Pre-Salt Footprint with New Deep Offshore Exploration License
Brazil >> 10/10/2019 - Total, operator, and its co-venturers Qatar Petroleum and Petronas have won the C-M-541 deep offshore block in the 16th Bidding Round held by Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP). The acreage is l...
Equinor Given Consent for Exploration Drilling in Block 32/4 in the North Sea
Norway >> 10/10/2019 - Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given Equinor consent to drill exploration well 32/4-3 S in production licence PL 921 in the North Sea.. The well will be drilled to test a prospect named 'Glad...
Equinor Given Consent to Drill a Sidetrack in Exploration Well 35/11-23 in North Sea
Norway >> 10/10/2019 - Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given Equinor consent to drill a sidetrack in exploration well 35/11-23 in production licence PL 090 in the North Sea. The well is being drilled to test a prosp...
Aker Solutions Identified as Lowest Bidder for Subsea Manifolds
Norway >> 10/10/2019 - Aker Solutions has emerged as the lowest bidder in a bid opening ceremony for a subsea project. The tender comprises the delivery of a significant number of manifolds for a deepwater field. Subject to...
Fugro Completes Deepwater AUV Surveys for Shell
United States >> 10/10/2019 - The project required data collection over multiple deepwater lease blocks in the greater Perdido and Mars development areas to support clearance of potential environmental, engineering, geological and...
SBM Offshore Confirms Formal Closure of Brazil Legacy Case
Brazil >> 10/9/2019 - SBM Offshore received notification that the Federal Court has formally closed the Improbity Lawsuit filed by the Brazilian Federal Prosecutors Office (Ministerio Publico Federal, MPF) in 2017. This ap...
New Licence Partner for Wintershall Dea in Brazil’s Potiguar Basin
Brazil >> 10/9/2019 - Wintershall Dea farms down a 30% participating interest in its three Potiguar offshore exploration blocks POT-M-857, POT-M-863 and POT-M-865 to the subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation in Brazil - Mur...
Predator Oil & Gas Provides Update on Pilot CO2 EOR Project in Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago >> 10/9/2019 - Predator Oil & Gas Holdings Plc (PRD), the Jersey-based Oil and Gas Company with operations in Trinidad, Morocco and Ireland, provides the following update about the Pilot CO2 EOR Project in the Innis...
Honeywell Technology Selected for Turkey’s First PDH Unit
Turkey >> 10/9/2019 - Honeywell has announced that Ceyhan Polipropilen Uretim A.S. will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 OleflexTM technology to produce 457 000 tpy of polymer-grade propylene for a new petrochemicals complex in Ceyh...
First Gas Production at Project Atlas
Australia >> 10/8/2019 - Senex Energy Ltd (SXY) announced that first gas production has been achieved at Project Atlas, with natural gas flowing immediately. The Project Atlas drilling campaign commenced in August 2019 and 11...
Ex-Schlumberger CEO Formally Becomes Borr Drilling Chairman
Bermuda >> 10/8/2019 - The Board of Borr Drilling Limited is pleased to announce that Paal Kibsgaard has been formally appointed as the new Chairman of the Board in a board meeting of the Company. ...
New Gas Discovery in Oltenia Region
Romania >> 10/8/2019 - OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in Southeastern Europe has discovered new hydrocarbon resources in Oltenia region (Gorj county). ...
Halliburton Awarded License for Gravel Pack Completions
United States >> 10/8/2019 - Halliburton was awarded an international license for ExxonMobil’s patented Non-Aqueous Fluid Gravel Packing (NAFPac™) technique for gravel pack completions. ...
Transborders Energy Signs Joint Study Agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, LTD.
Australia >> 10/7/2019 - Transborders Energy (Transborders) is pleased to announce it has entered into a Joint Study Agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) to together continue the development of its Floating LNG (FLN...
SNC-Lavalin Awarded 3-Year Provision of Operations & Maintenance Workforce Contract
Australia >> 10/7/2019 - SNC-Lavalin (SNC) has been awarded a three-year provision of operations and maintenance workforce contract from Shell Australia for its QGC upstream asset located in Queensland, Eastern Australia. ...
Keppel Reaches Settlement with Sete Brasil
Brazil >> 10/7/2019 - Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M)'s wholly owned subsidiaries, Fernvale and FELS Offshore, have entered into a settlement agreement (Settlement Agreement) with subsidiaries of Sete Brasil includin...
Chevron Acquires 40% Stake in 3 Mexico Deepwater Blocks from Shell
Mexico >> 10/7/2019 - Chevron signed an agreement with a unit of Royal Dutch Shell to acquire a 40% stake in three deepwater blocks in the Mexican Gulf that the Anglo-Dutch firm won in auctions under the nation’s energy re...
Maersk Supply Service Brings Second I-Class Vessel to Mexico
Mexico >> 10/7/2019 - Maersk Supply Service has secured a 1.5 year contract with Blue Marine Group to support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer. ...
Cost Changes in Projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf
Norway >> 10/7/2019 - Equinor is the operator for 21 projects in the implementation phase, with a total investment of around 210 billion kroner. 20 of these are on the Norwegian shelf or at Norwegian onshore facilities. ...
Petrofac to Support Greater Buchan Development
United Kingdom >> 10/7/2019 - Petrofac has been awarded a contract to support the concept appraisal and selection phase of Jersey Oil and Gas’ (JOG) Greater Buchan Area development in the North Sea. ...
Johan Sverdrup, the North Sea Giant, is on Stream
Norway >> 10/5/2019 - Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup partnership consisting of Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total, started production from the giant field in the North Sea, more than two months ahead of and NOK 40 bi...
Subsea 7 Awarded Contract by Shell for the Pierce Depressurisation Project Offshore UK
United Kingdom >> 10/4/2019 - Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract by Shellfor the Pierce depressurisation project, located approx. 160 miles offshore, east of Aberdeen. ...
Miani 1 Exploration well spuds
Australia >> 10/3/2019 - Buru Energy Limited (Buru Energy) is pleased to advise that the Miani 1 exploration well was spudded at 12:00 hours on Wednesday the 2nd of October 2019. ...
OMV & AustroCel Hallein Sign Bioethanol Supply Agreement
Austria >> 10/3/2019 - OMV, the international, integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Vienna, and AustroCel Hallein GmbH have recently signed a multi-year agreement to supply advanced bioethanol. ...
Equinor Captures Value from German Offshore Windfarm
Germany >> 10/3/2019 - Equinor has entered into an agreement to sell a 25% ownership interest in the Arkona offshore wind farm to funds advised by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG for a total amount of approx...
Subsea 7 Acquires 4Subsea
United Kingdom >> 10/3/2019 - Subsea 7 is pleased to announce that it has acquired 4Subsea, a leading provider of technology and services that delivers key decision support to oil & gas and offshore wind operators worldwide. ...
Chevron Sets New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals
United States >> 10/3/2019 - Chevron Corporation (CVX) has established new goals to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity from upstream oil and natural gas. Emission intensity is the emission rate of greenhouse gas p...

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