Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Clash of the Russian Energy Titans

Jun 01, 2018

Russian energy major Rosneft is increasingly challenging domestic rival Gazprom in international gas markets, from West Africa to Turkey and even Europe, according to five industry sources with knowledge of the matter.Last week, Rosneft won a multi-billion dollar contract in Ghana that had been targeted by Gazprom, the sources said. It also signed a gas fields and pipeline deal in Iraqi Kurdistan aimed at supplying gas to Turkey and Europe - Gazprom's core markets…

Shell Says Talks Over Gazprom Asset Swap Suspended

13 hours ago

Talks about a possible asset swap deal between Royal Dutch Shell and Gazprom have been suspended, Kommersant business daily reported on Wednesday, citing Cederic Cremers, head of Shell's business in Russia.The memorandum on the possible asset…

TurkStream Gas Conduit Offshore Section Complete

Nov 19, 2018

The pipe-laying vessel  Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.  The TurkStream pipeline will carry Russian gas across the Black Sea to Turkey.The…

Gazprom Neft Opens Second Field in Okhotsk Sea

Nov 15, 2018

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Thursday that it had opened a second hydrocarbon field in the Okhotsk Sea.(Reporting by Olesya Astakhova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrey Ostroukh and Adrian Croft)

US, Russian Energy Majors Join to Push LNG in India, Japan

Oct 25, 2018

Russia's energy major Rosneft and US ExxonMobil plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in a consortium with Indian and Japanese partners, spreading the estimated $15 billion cost, Reuters reported.The report said that  the LNG production…

Gazprom CEO Says Output Up This Year

Oct 18, 2018

Gazprom's output in the last nine and a half months is up by 6.8 percent year on year and the Russian gas producer expects production close to 500 billion cubic metres (bcm) this year, RIA news agency cited its chief executive as saying.The TASS news agency…

SSC Zvezda to Suppy Four Offshore Vessels to Gazprom

Oct 08, 2018

Gazprom and the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex (SSС Zvezda) signed in St. Petersburg the construction contracts for four vessels.The signing took place at the Offshore Marintec Russia 2018 International Specialized Exhibition and Conference showcasing…

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline is 70% Financed so Far

Oct 08, 2018

Seventy percent of funds needed to finance the Nord Stream 2 underwater gas pipeline from Russia to Germany have been raised, TASS news agency quoted the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, as saying on Sunday.Nord Stream 2, which…

Gazprom, OMV Sign a Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation

Oct 05, 2018

The Russian gas giant of Gazprom and the Austrian OMV company signed a Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation.The document, signed by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV…

Putin to Meet Shell CEO in Moscow: Kremlin Aide

Oct 02, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden in Moscow this week, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Tuesday.Ushakov said Putin and the Shell boss will discuss the Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on Russia's Pacific coast…

O&G Output at Russia's Pacific Sakhalin Island Seen Down in 2019

Sep 20, 2018

Production of oil and natural gas at the Russian Pacific island of Sakhalin is expected to decline next year, the local government said in an emailed response to a Reuters query.Sakhalin, which is also famous for producing seafood, derives most…

Novatek Spuds First Well at North-Obskiy

Jul 29, 2018

PAO Novatek announced that its subsidiary OOO Arctic LNG 3 commenced drilling of the first well at the North-Obskiy license area located in the shallow waters of the Ob Bay.The initial well is drilled using a jack-up floating drilling rig “Amazon” leased from “Gazprom flot”…

Russian gas for Slovenia

Apr 14, 2018

A contract for supply of gas was entered into to between Russia and Slovenia today in Ljubljana. Gazprom entered  with Slovenia. This new contract provides for annual supplies of 600 million cubic meters of gas by Gazprom from January 1, 2018 to January 1…

Allseas Plans World's Largest Construction Vessel

Feb 07, 2018

Swiss offshore services firm Allseas is planning to build a vessel big enough to be able to remove the world's largest oil and gas platforms when they reach the end of their production lives, its chief executive said. The vessel, to be called Amazing Grace…

Year in review: 2017's Top 10 discoveries

Dec 19, 2017

Audrey Leon looks at some of 2017's 10 largest offshore discoveries. First published in the December 2017 OE. While exploration hasn’t been as hot as it used to be, the finds this year have been big and plentiful. Wood Mackenzie has provided the year’s 10 biggest finds by volume…

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