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Woodside Q2 Revenue Slides 32%

Jul 17, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd reported a 32% drop in second-quarter revenue on Thursday, the first decline in six quarters, as it was hit by an extension of planned maintenance at its Pluto liquefied natural gas facility and weaker prices…

Santos Posts Record Production in Q2

Jul 17, 2019

Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its Western Australia gas assets.Production for the three months to June 30 rose to 18…

Cyprus Rejects Turkish Cypriot Gas Share Proposal

Jul 16, 2019

Cyprus on Tuesday rejected a Turkish Cypriot proposal that the two communities cooperate in the search for gas off the island, saying it was a diversion technique to real negotiations on ending the division of the country.'The proposal of the Turkish Cypriot leader…

Two Groups Bid in Israel's Offshore Tender

Jul 15, 2019

Israel received bids from two groups of companies to explore for oil and gas off its Mediterranean coast, the Energy Ministry said on Monday.Israel had offered rights to 19 offshore blocks, and said the groups offered to explore in 12 of them…

Leviathan Platform Starts Voyage to Israel

Jul 14, 2019

The gas platform for the Leviathan natural gas field is on its way to Israel from the Gulf of Mexico, the partners in the project said on Sunday.The first of four barges transporting the production structure units has left Texas and the other three will set sail in the coming weeks…

Norway's June Production Lags Forecast

Jul 12, 2019

Norway's oil production fell 28.2% year-on-year in June to 1.067 million barrels per day, lagging the official forecast for the month by 10.2%, Norway's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Friday.Including condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL)…

Saipem: Saudi Contracts Part of Gas Shift

Jul 10, 2019

Two contracts signed in Saudi Arabia for $3.5 billion by Italy's oil contractor Saipem are part of a shift in the company's strategy to focus more on natural gas, Chief Executive Stefano Cao said on Wednesday.Saipem said on Tuesday it won two…

Subsea 7 Scores North Sea Contract

Jul 10, 2019

Offshore services firm Subsea 7 announced it has won a contract from Equinor for installation and diving operations on the Europipe II, Heimdal and Statfjord (EHS) fields, located in the Danish and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea.The deal is worth between $50 million and $150 million…

Eni, KMG Partner in Caspian Project

Jul 05, 2019

The Kazakh Ministry of Energy, national company KazMunayGas (KMG) and Eni signed a protocol of direct negotiations to grant the subsoil use right for exploration and production of hydrocarbons within joint operations on Abay, an offshore area in the Kazakhstani sector of the Caspian Sea…

Petrobras Gas Fields, Exploration Bloc Up for Sale

Jul 05, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has put its Peroa and Cangoa shallow-water natural gas fields and a deepwater exploration concession known as Malombe in the state of Espirito Santo up for sale, the company said.In a securities filing…

Mauritania: Change after Chinguetti

Jul 02, 2019

Mauritania is back, it seems, as Africa’s newest oil province, just 13 years after a sudden production drop at its first offshore oilfield, Chinguetti, precipitated the authorities ire over contracts and a rash of oil company departures.Now…

Maersk Discoverer Lands More Work in Egypt

Jul 02, 2019

Maersk Drilling said Edison E&P has signed on its deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer to drill an exploration well in the North Thekah gas field offshore Egypt.The contract is expected to commence in the fourth quarter this year and includes an additional one-well option…

BP Finds More Gas at Greater Tortue Ahmeyim

Jul 01, 2019

A new well in the BP-operated Greater Tortue development area has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir offshore Mauritania and Senegal, project partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.The Greater…

TechnipFMC Wins MJ1 Subsea Contract

Jul 01, 2019

TechnipFMC announced on Monday it has been awarded 'significant' subsea contracts from India's Reliance Industries to build and install flexible risers, rigid and flexible flowlines and umbilicals for the the MJ1 field located offshore India in the deepwater Krishna Godavari basin…

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