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Shell to Exit Russian Oil and Gas

Mar 08, 2022

Oil major Shell said Tuesday it would withdraw from its involvement in all Russian hydrocarbons, including crude oil, petroleum products, gas, and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The news follows Shell’s decision last week that it intends to end its involvement in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project and exit its equity partnerships with Gazprom and related entities, including its 27.5 percent stake in the Sakhalin-II liquefied natural gas facility…

Oil Spills from Jadestone's Montara Venture FPSO Offshore Australia. Output Shut

Jun 24, 2022

Oil spilled last week at Jadestone's Montara field offshore Australia, during crude oil transfer between two crude oil tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO, forcing the company to shut down production from the offshore fied.'During the transfer…

Norway's April Oil Output Lags Forecasts by 10.6%

May 20, 2022

Norway's crude oil output in April missed the official forecast by 10.6%, while its gas output was in line with expectations, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Friday.Crude oil output fell to 1.66 million barrels per day (bpd) in April from 1…

Norway's March Oil Output Lags Forecast, Gas is Ahead

Apr 22, 2022

Norway's crude oil output in March missed the official forecast but gas output exceeded expectations, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Thursday.Crude oil output fell to 1.74 million barrels per day (bpd) in March from 1…

Engineering Firm Wood Lands Work on Woodside's Sangomar FPSO Project

Apr 12, 2022

Australian oil and gas company has hired engineering firm Wood for work on the Sangomar FPSO development, located 100km south of Dakar, Senegal.The Sangomar FPSO is designed for the processing of hydrocarbons and the storage of oil from Senegal's first offshore oil development…

Offshore Oilfield Cluster Bohai Becomes China's Largest Oil Producer

Jan 11, 2022

China's offshore oilfield cluster Bohai, run by state-run CNOOC Ltd, has become the country's largest crude oil producer with output hitting 30.132 million tonnes (602,640 barrels per day) in 2021, state news agency Xinhua reported.Bohai field…

North Sea Benchmark Crude Oil Supply to Fall in February

Dec 30, 2021

Supply of the five North Sea crude oil grades underpinning the dated Brent benchmark will average about 707,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February, loading programs showed, down from 813,000 bpd planned in January.Dated Brent is based on the Brent…

Shell Declares Force Majeure on Nigerian Forcados Crude

Dec 23, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell's Nigerian subsidiary SPDC has declared force majeure on exports of Nigerian Forcados crude oil after the obstruction of a tanker path by a malfunctioning barge, the company said in a statement.The action came into effect on…

D. R. Congo: Inpex Exits Offshore Block it Acquired in 1970

Oct 27, 2021

Japan-based oil and gas firm Inpex has said it has sold its stake in an offshore block in D. R. Congo, from which it produced oil since 1975. An expected significant decline in production is the reason for the sale, Inpex said.Inpex has sold its shares in Teikoku Oil (D…

CNOOC Brings Another Bohai Sea Field Online

Aug 26, 2021

Chinese national offshore oil and gas company CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 26-3 oil field expansion project in the south of Bohai Sea, The field is located in an area with an average water depth of around 21 meters. 'In addition to fully utilizing the existing processing facilities…

GlobalData: Brazil to Lead Offshore Oil and Condensate Output in 2025

Aug 13, 2021

Energy intelligence firm GlobalData expects Brazil to contribute around 23% or 1.3 million barrels per day (mmbd) of global crude oil and condensate production in 2025 from key offshore planned and announced projects (new-build projects) that are expected to start operations between 2021 to 2025…

Report: ADNOC to Deepen Crude Oil Term Supply Cut

Jun 28, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will reduce the volume of crude oil it supplies to Asian term buyers by 15% in September, according to six sources with direct knowledge of the matter.The cut was much deeper compared with a reduction of…

Norway's April Oil and Gas Production Tops Official Forecast

May 20, 2021

Norway's oil and gas production exceeded official expectations in April, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Thursday.Crude oil output declined 2.7% from March to 1.726 million barrels per day (bpd) in April…

BP Midstream Partners' Offshore Pipeline Volumes Up

May 07, 2021

BP Midstream Partners LP (BPMP.N) offshore pipeline volumes increased by 12% in the first financial quarter, but onshore oil and refined products pipeline demand lagged, company executives said on Thursday.Overall, the amount of crude oil and…

Surge of Coronavirus in India Dents Bullish Crude Case

Apr 26, 2021

The problem for crude oil market bulls is that every time they think they have built up steam, something comes along to knock the momentum off track.The coronavirus surge in India and the imposition of states of emergency in populated parts of Japan…

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Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

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Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

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