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Woodside Sees Reserve Base Tripling

Nov 19, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum on Tuesday laid out plans to triple its gas and oil reserve base as it pursues projects worth over $36 billion in Australia, Senegal and Myanmar.Success in those projects would result in its reserve base reaching 3…

Norway Oil Output Beats Forecast, Gas Lags

Nov 19, 2019

Norway's oil production rose in October from the previous month, beating official forecast by 4.5%, while gas production continued to lag, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Tuesday.Output from the giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield kicked in ahead of schedule last month…

Energean Seeks to Pipe Karish Gas to Cyprus

Nov 19, 2019

Energean Oil & Gas said on Tuesday its Energean International unit submitted an application to import and supply natural gas to Cyprus starting in 2021.In its application to Cypriot authorities, it said it sought to supply gas through a pipeline from the Karish block offshore Israel to Vassiliko…

Expro Wins Ichthys LNG Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro reports it has secured a contract extension to supply well test and subsea services for INPEX-operated, Ichthys LNG.The contract will see Expro continue to supply a high rate 175 MMscf/day well testing package…

Partners Target Subsea Gas Seperation

Nov 15, 2019

Aker Solutions said it is working with a group of leading oil and gas operators in a joint industry project that aims to make subsea gas separation a reality.Using CO2 injection to increase recovery rates in offshore oil and gas fields can improve the economics of a field significantly…

Digital Technologies Driving Reserves Numbers Up

Nov 15, 2019

Operators have traditionally grown their resources and reserves through acquisition, exploration and producing more from an already-discovered field. Now, digital technologies are helping operators increase reserves.Wood Mackenzie research director…

Equinor Cleared to Cut Troll Gas Quota

Nov 11, 2019

Norway has approved energy firm Equinor's request to reduce the gas production quota at its Troll oil and gas field for the current year, the oil ministry confirmed on Monday.A ministry spokesman said the Troll gas output quota had been set at 36 billion cubic metres (bcm) for the gas year 2019…

Woodside to Build Interconnector Pipeline

Nov 11, 2019

Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Australia's top independent gas producer, said on Monday it would invest in a pipeline for the Pluto-North West Shelf (NWS) Interconnector, enabling the optimization of gas processing from its offshore fields.The Interconnector…

Leviathan on Track for December Startup

Nov 10, 2019

The mega Leviathan gas field offshore Israel is on track to begin production in December, ahead of schedule and below budget, operator Noble Energy said.The Leviathan project is 96% complete after production decks were installed on the jacket in the third quarter…

Successful Karish North Appraisal

Nov 08, 2019

Energean Oil and Gas announced its appraisal of the Karish North Discovery confirmed best estimate recoverable resources of 0.9 Tcf (25 BCM) plus 34 million barrels of light oil / condensate (combined c.190 mmboe) enhancing the Mediterranean…

Woodside Lifts Scarborough Dry Gas Estimate

Nov 08, 2019

Woodside Petroleum on Friday raised its estimate for dry gas reserves at its Scarborough project, increasing hopes the development will help drive the company's growth in the next decade.Woodside said it now put the estimated gross contingent…

Neptune Spuds Fist Duva Well

Nov 07, 2019

Neptune Energy said it has spud the first Duva well in the Norwegian North Sea.Neptune's first discovery in Norway, Duva holds around 88 million barrels and will be developed with with two oil producers and one gas producertied back to the Neptune…

Cyprus Inks Deal for Offshore Gas Concession

Nov 07, 2019

Cyprus signed a 25-year concession on Thursday with a three-member consortium for the exploitation of a gas reservoir south-east of the island first discovered in 2011.The contract with Noble Energy, Shell and Delek is the first commercial exploitation licence signed by the Mediterranean island…

Equatorial Guinea to Award 7-8 Blocks

Nov 06, 2019

Equatorial Guinea's Oil Minister Obiang Lima said on Wednesday that the central African nation would award 7-8 blocks from its current licensing round at the end of November.The country received a total of 21 bids on 13 blocks, out of 27 initially offered…

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