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Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

May 12, 2021

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant…

BP Hires Petrofac for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Operational Procedures Work

May 10, 2021

Oil major BP has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Centered on minimizing risk and harm to personnel, plant and the environment…

Total to Proceed with LNG Project in PNG

May 05, 2021

French energy group Total said it had agreed with the Papua New Guinea government to proceed with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the country, which had been delayed due to the pandemic, with a final investment decision due in 2023…

Eni, Santos Eyeing Upstream, CCUS Collab

May 03, 2021

Italian oil company Eni and Australia-based Santos on Monday agreed to jointly seek cooperation opportunities in Australia and East Timor.Under the non-binding memorandum of understanding, the companies will look at potential optimizations, synergies…

Saipem Warns on Outlook After Mozambique Uncertainty

Apr 28, 2021

Italian energy service group Saipem said it was unable to update its outlook for the year due to uncertainty over a project in Mozambique as it missed first-quarter expectations.Earlier this week French energy group Total declared force majeure…

Indonesia's First-quarter Oil, Gas Liftings Miss Targets

Apr 26, 2021

Indonesia's first-quarter crude oil and natural gas liftings missed their targets because of technical issues at wells and postponements at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, data from upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas showed on Monday…

Total Declares Force Majeure on $20B Mozambique LNG Project After Attacks

Apr 26, 2021

French energy group Total declared force majeure on its $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique and confirmed it had withdrawn all staff from the construction site following insurgent attacks last month.Dozens of civilians…

Updated Damage Analyses, COVID-restriction Push Hammerfest LNG Restart to March 2022

Apr 26, 2021

After a thorough analyses and mapping of damages, Equinor changed the schedule for repair and start-up of the LNG plant on Melkøya after the fire on September 28, 2020. Due to the comprehensive scope of work and Covid-19 restrictions, the revised estimated start-up date is set to March 31…

NOVATEK Elects New Board of Directors

Apr 23, 2021

Russia's largest independent natural gas producer PAO NOVATEK announced Friday that the annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) approved the election of members to the board of directors.The following members were elected to the board of directors:Andrei I…

Safety Body: Equinor's Melkøya LNG Plant Broke Rules Ahead of 2020 Fire

Apr 22, 2021

Equinor must fix a series of rule breaches exposed by a fire at its Melkoeya liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Norway last year for the plant to reopen, the country's safety watchdog said on Thursday.The September 2020 blaze shut down production at the plant…

Santos Posts 9% Revenue Rise, Sees Higher LNG Prices in Q2

Apr 21, 2021

Australian gas producer Santos Ltd on Thursday posted a 9.2% rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by firmer commodity markets as global economies recover from last year's pandemic lows, and forecast stronger liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices for the second quarter…

Mozambique President Vows to Restore Peace in Gas-Rich Cabo Delgado

Apr 21, 2021

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said on Wednesday the government will work to restore peace in the country after a deadly militant attack last month near multi-billion-dollar gas projects backed by global oil companies.'We will make all efforts to return peace to our country…

Masirah Oil: Yumna Field Output in March at 12,672 bpd

Apr 20, 2021

Masirah Oil Limited said Tuesday that gross oil production in March 2021 from its Yumna Field in offshore Block 50 Oman, amounted to 12,672 stock tank barrels per day (stb/d).On March 17, 2021, Masirah Oil Limited announced the completion of the upgrade to the Yumna Field process facilities…

Total, Siemens Energy Partner Up to Cut LNG Related Emissions

Apr 13, 2021

French energy major Total and Siemens Energy have signed a technical collaboration agreement to study sustainable solutions for CO2 emissions reduction. The collaboration will focus on natural gas liquefaction facilities and associated power generation…

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

Apr 07, 2021

U.S. oil and gas major Chevron has signed a deal with Japan's Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Chevron’s global LNG portfolio to Japan's Hokkaido area.Under the agreement, Chevron will supply Hokkaido…

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