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Woodside Finalizes Gas Deal with Uniper

Dec 24, 2019

Oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to German utility Uniper SE for 13 years starting 2021.Under the agreement, Woodside said it would initially supply up to 0…

Shell Makes 'Significant' Gas Find Offshore Australia

Dec 23, 2019

Shell announced a 'significant' gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the northwest coast of Western Australia, unlocking potential to develop a tieback to Shell's mega Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.Drilling of the Bratwurst -1 exploration well…

Court Lifts Injunction Against Leviathan Operations

Dec 19, 2019

An Israeli court lifted on Thursday a temporary injunction that had threatened to delay production at the Leviathan gas field due to environmental concerns.Rescinding Tuesday's injunction, the Jerusalem District Court said appellants had not provided sufficient evidence that Leviathan's emissions…

Court Order Threatens Leviathan Output

Dec 18, 2019

Companies developing the huge natural gas field Leviathan will try to convince an Israeli court on Wednesday to remove an injunction that threatens to delay production due to environmental concerns.On Tuesday, the Jerusalem District Court, in a surprise decision…

A Blue/Green Energy Revolution

Dec 17, 2019

A seismic shift in the dialogue around big oil and climate has occurred in the past 12 months. It’s a change in how big oil is orientating itself around what many call the energy transition. Climate goals - governmental, international and industry…

Subsea 7 to Install Risers at Lingshui 17-2

Dec 17, 2019

Services firm Subsea 7 said it has been awarded a contract to install risers for CNOOC’s Lingshui 17-2 gas field development project in the South China Sea.The contract from Offshore Oil Engineering Co. (COOEC) — worth between $50 million and…

BP Confirms 'World Class' Gas off Mauritania and Senegal

Dec 16, 2019

BP announced on Monday that its three-well drilling program offshore Mauritania and Senegal encountered gas in 'high quality', confirming the supermajor's confidence in the 'world-class scale' of the hydrocarbon resources in the West African region…

Turkey Launches Oil Exploration Drone

Dec 16, 2019

A Turkish drone meant to help seek hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean landed at an airport on the divided island of Cyprus on Monday, a Turkish official said, in a move that could further stoke tensions between Turkey and Greece.The breakaway…

Malaysian State Open to Buying Petronas Stake

Dec 11, 2019

Malaysia's Terengganu state said on Wednesday it was open to buying a stake in national energy giant Petronas, after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he was considering such a sale to raise funds for his heavily-indebted federal government…

Neptune Buys East Sepinggan Stake

Dec 05, 2019

Neptune Energy has acquired from Eni a 20% participating interest in the in the East Sepinggan area offshore Indonesia.Eni, with 65% interest, will continue to be the operator of the area which is located in the East Sepinggan area, offshore East Kalimantan in Indonesia…

Santos Lifts 2025 Production Forecast

Dec 03, 2019

Santos Ltd on Tuesday increased its forecast for 2025 production by 20% underpinned by oil and gas projects it plans to develop in Australia and Papua New Guinea.The company plans to produce 120 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) a year by 2025…

Leviathan Gas Exports Expected by Month's End

Dec 02, 2019

Israel's largest offshore natural gas field, Leviathan, will begin supplying the local market by the end of this month, with exports to Egypt and Jordan following shortly after, an official from the field's operator said on Monday.'Within 2-3 weeks we will open the wells and start to supply the gas…

Energean Targets Net Zero Carbon Output by 2050

Dec 02, 2019

Mediterranean-focused oil and gas producer Energean has joined a U.N.-backed initiative and committed to reducing its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, its chief executive said on Monday.Oil and gas producers have come under heavy pressure…

OMV Petrom Ready to Develop Black Sea Gas Field

Dec 02, 2019

Romania's OMV Petrom is ready to press on with a multibillion euro investment in the giant Black Sea gas project it holds with ExxonMobil once Bucharest's new government lifts regulatory barriers to doing so, it said on Monday.A final investment…

Subsea Tieback Research Hub Opens in WA

Nov 29, 2019

A new research and technology center backed by Chevron and Woodside has been launched at The University of Western Australia (UWA) to study long subsea tiebacks.The Center for Long Subsea Tiebacks laboratory located at UWA will focus on long…

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