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CNOOC Finds Shale Oil in South China Sea Exploration Well

Jul 29, 2022

China's CNOOC Ltd has tapped commercial flows of oil and gas from a shale exploration well in the South China Sea, marking the first successfully drilled shale oil well offshore China, state media reported on Thursday.Exploration well Weiye-1…

Eni Makes Latest Abu Dhabi Gas Discovery

Jul 29, 2022

Eni has announced a further 'significant' gas discovery, totaling an estimated 1-1.5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of gas in place, in its first exploration well drilled in offshore Block 2 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).This discovery was…

Eni Takes FID on Angolan Gas First

Jul 28, 2022

Eni, with its partners in the New Gas Consortium, has taken a final investment decision in Angola's first non-associated gas development project, the development of the Quiluma and Maboqueiro (Q&M) fields.The project includes two offshore wellhead platforms…

Shell Smashes Record Again with $11.5 Billion Profit

Jul 28, 2022

Shell on Thursday reported a second quarter profit of $11.5 billion, smashing its previous record just three months earlier, lifted by a tripling of refining profits and strong gas trading.The company also announced a share buyback program of $6 billion for the current quarter…

ADNOC Drilling Confirms $2 Billion in Contracts for Ghasha Mega Gas Project

Jul 27, 2022

ADNOC Drilling Company PJSC on Wednesday confirmed the award of contracts worth $2 billion to support the world’s largest offshore sour gas development, ADNOC’s Ghasha offshore mega gas project, offshore Abu Dhabi.The contracts are valued at $1…

Nord Stream's Turbine Tussle Puts Spotlight on Equipment

Jul 26, 2022

The bickering over a turbine Moscow says is to blame for a reduction of gas flows via Nord Stream 1 has put into focus the equipment the pipeline needs to operate.At the heart of the tussle lies SGT-A65, a Siemens Energy turbine that is 12 meters long and weighs 20 tonnes…

Shell, Deltic to Drill Selene Gas Prospect in UK North Sea

Jul 26, 2022

U.K. oil company Deltic Energy and supermajor Shell, joint venture partners on Licence P2437 in the U.K. Southern North Sea, have made a positive well investment decision to drill the high impact Selene gas prospect, Deltic Energy announced on Tuesday…

Shell to Develop Jackdaw Gas Project in the UK North Sea

Jul 25, 2022

Supermajor Shell on Monday said it will develop the Jackdaw gas field approximately 250 kilometers east of Aberdeen, Scotland in the U.K. North Sea.The Jackdaw field is 100% owned and operated by Shell U.K. affiliate BG International, which…

Shell Says Prelude LNG Shipments Disrupted Until at Least Mid-July

Jun 28, 2022

Shell Plc said on Wednesday liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments from its Prelude floating facility off northwest Australia would be disrupted for at least two weeks due to work bans by unions fighting for better pay.Loading disruption at the 3…

Exxon Joins Oil Majors in Qatar's Mega-LNG Expansion Project

Jun 21, 2022

QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Exxon Mobil Corp for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, following agreements with TotalEnergies, Eni and ConocoPhillips.Qatar is partnering…

Lebanon Preparing to Offer Compromise on Maritime Spat with Israel

Jun 13, 2022

Lebanon is preparing to offer a compromise to U.S. energy envoy Amos Hochstein to resolve a dispute with Israel over maritime gas resources, three Lebanese officials with knowledge of the negotiations told Reuters.Hochstein landed in Beirut on Monday at the invitation of the Lebanese government…

Woodside Receives Key Approvals for Scarborough Gas Project

Apr 05, 2022

Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Wednesday it has received key approvals from the Australian and Western Australian state governments for the Scarborough gas project off the country's northwest coast.The approvals for a pipeline license and the…

Shell Delivers First Gas from Colibri Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Mar 31, 2022

Shell Trinidad and Tobago announced that production has started on Block 22 and NCMA-4 in the North Coast Marine Area (NCMA) in Trinidad and Tobago.First gas at Colibri was reached on Wednesday, and the estimated production represents 100% total gross figures…

Gazprom Offices Targeted in EU Antitrust Raids

Mar 30, 2022

Russian gas company Gazprom's GAZP.MM offices were raided by EU antitrust regulators, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as the EU watchdog ramped up its investigation into the company's gas supplies to Europe.EU antitrust…

BSOG to Start Production Offshore Romania From Q2

Mar 30, 2022

Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG) will start extracting gas from its Romanian offshore project in the second quarter, later than planned, its chief executive said, warning that continued efforts to amend regulations for producers were undermining investment…

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