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Too Early to Consider Investment in Russia, CNOOC Says

Mar 30, 2022

It is too soon for China's CNOOC to discuss fresh investment in Russia, though its 10% stake in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Russian Arctic is proceeding normally, Chairman Wang Dongjin said on Wednesday.Wang had been asked if…

TotalEnergies, Pressured on Russian Gas Assets, Looks at North Sea, US

Mar 24, 2022

TotalEnergies, which is maintaining assets in Russian gas projects even after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, is now looking into sourcing its gas from the United States and projects in the North Sea, its chief executive said on Thursday.'There…

UK Starts Urgent Review of Exposure to Russian Energy Groups

Mar 01, 2022

The UK government has launched an urgent review into how to reduce Britain's exposure to Russian gas imports and energy companies following the Ukraine's invasion, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing people familiar with the matter…

Serica Shuts Rhum Production Due to Subsea Control Module Issues

Mar 01, 2022

British independent Serica Energy said it has paused production from the Rhum gas field in the U.K. North Sea while it works to replace malfunctioning underwater equipment.Serica said on Monday that it identified a fault in the Rhum subsea control module…

ExxonMobil Starts Removing US Employees from Russia

Mar 01, 2022

Exxon Mobil has begun removing U.S. employees working in Russia, according to a person familiar with the matter. The departures include staff from its large oil and gas production operations on Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East.Exxon last year employed more than 1…

Petronas Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

Jan 07, 2022

Petronas announced a new gas discovery off the coast of Malaysia.The Malaysian company said Friday that its Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) subsidiary found gas at the Hadrah-1 wildcat exploration well of Block SK411, located in the shallow…

Courts Suspend Petrobras Natgas Price Hikes

Dec 29, 2021

Courts in four Brazilian states have suspended a 50% hike in natural gas prices planned by state-run oil company Petrobras, likely kicking off an intense legal battle between the firm, the distributors that buy its fuel and various political authorities…

Putin Says Nord Stream 2 Link Ready to Calm Gas Prices

Dec 29, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline would help to calm a surge in European gas prices and was ready to start exports now a second stretch of the pipeline has been filled.Nord Stream 2, completed…

Gazprom Boosts Investments to $24 Billion in 2022

Nov 25, 2021

Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday its management had approved investments worth 1.76 trillion roubles ($24 billion) for 2022, up from initial plans of 902 billion roubles for 2021, to fund new production and refining hubs.Gazprom is developing new gas production deposits…

Greece Teams up with Egypt on Gas Supply, Infrastructure

Nov 25, 2021

Greece and Egypt agreed on Thursday to expand their cooperation in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and examine the possibility of constructing a subsea gas pipeline between the two countries, the Greek energy ministry said.Greece, which mainly imports gas from Algeria…

Wood Wins Contract for Turkey’s Largest Gas Reserve

Nov 25, 2021

Consulting and engineering firm Wood said it has been appointed by Turkish Petroleum (TP) as the integrated project management partner for the Sakarya Gas Field Development Project, located 150km off the coast of Turkey in the Black Sea.As Turkey’s largest gas reserve…

LNG Demand to Rise 25-50% By 2030 - Morgan Stanley

Oct 25, 2021

Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to rise by 25 to 50% by 2030, making it the fastest growing hydrocarbon over the next decade, analysts from Morgan Stanley Research said in a note on Monday.Morgan Stanley has raised its long…

UK Regulator Rejects Shell's Plans to Develop Jackdaw Gasfield

Oct 06, 2021

A British regulator rejected Royal Dutch Shell's plans to develop the Jackdaw gasfield in the North Sea after considering its environmental statement, industry sources said on Wednesday.'We’re disappointed by the decision and are considering the implications…

Fugro Completes USV Remote Inspection for Woodside

Aug 06, 2021

Fugro has used its first operational Blue Essence uncrewed surface vehicle (USV), the 12 m Fugro Maali, to complete an entirely remote nearshore inspection of three gas trunklines in the North West of Australia for the Woodside operated North West Shelf Project…

Woodside Hikes Scarborough Cost Estimate to $12 Billion

Aug 05, 2021

Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Australia's top independent gas producer, said on Wednesday it had raised the cost estimate for its Scarborough project by 5% as it worked towards a final investment decision this year.Woodside has pinned its hopes on Scarborough…

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