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Eni Q1 Profit Misses Forecast

Apr 24, 2019

Italian energy group Eni stuck to its production growth targets for the year on Wednesday, as it reported profits for the first quarter coming in below market expectations.Adjusted net profit in the quarter rose 4 percent to 992 million euros ($1…

Occidental Tops Chevron's Bid for Anadarko

Apr 24, 2019

Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday started the first takeover battle for a major oil company in years, offering $38 billion for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, a bid that topped a $33 billion offer by Chevron Corp.Both suitors are offering a premium…

US Outlook: Deepwater Production Rising

Apr 22, 2019

Currently one in every five barrels produced in the United States comes from the Gulf of Mexico (GoM), and 88% of that output flows from reservoirs in water depths greater than 500 feet.In 2016 the GoM produced 575 million barrels of oil, and in 2017 621 million barrels…

Oil Hits 2019 High

Apr 22, 2019

Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent on Monday to a near six-month high, on growing concern about tight global supplies after the United States announced a further clampdown on Iranian oil exports.Washington said it will eliminate in May all…

Sonangol Plans to Downsize

Apr 22, 2019

Angola's state oil company Sonangol plans to divest 52 joint ventures, reduce staff and focus on its core business, part of an ongoing reorganization and package of reforms designed to lure back investors, its chairman said on Friday.'We are going to sell…

BP Invests $6 Bln in Offshore Azerbaijan Project

Apr 22, 2019

The British multinational oil and gas company BP and its partners will lead a $6 billion development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oil-field complex offshore Azerbaijan.The supermajor said that the Azeri Central East (ACE)…

GDI in Drilling Services Contract with NOC

Apr 22, 2019

Gulf Drilling International (GDI) has signed a three-year contract with North Oil Company (NOC) to provide drilling services through the drilling rig Dukhan for NOC’s extensive development programmes in Al Shaheen oil field.The Al Shaheen Oil…

ExxonMobil Makes 13th Discovery Offshore Guyana

Apr 19, 2019

American multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil said it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block.The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of approximately 5…

Woodside Q1 Revenue Rises 4%

Apr 18, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd on Thursday posted a 4 percent rise in first-quarter revenue on higher realized prices for its oil and gas.Revenue rose to $1.22 billion for the three-months ended March 31, compared to $1.17 billion a year ago…

Chrysaor to Buy ConocoPhillips’ UK Assets

Apr 18, 2019

Chrysaor has reached a deal to acquire ConocoPhillips’ oil and gas exploration and production assets in the UK for $2.675 billion, the companies announced on Thursday.Full-year 2018 production and year-end 2018 proved reserves associated with the assets being sold were approximately 72…

Equinor Scores Acreage Offshore Argentina

Apr 17, 2019

Equinor said it has added seven offshore exploration blocks to its portfolio, after presenting winning bids in the first open bid round for Argentinean offshore acreage in more than 20 years.The licensing round offered a total of 38 blocks,…

ExxonMobil Wins 3 Blocks Off Argentina

Apr 17, 2019

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said  that its unit and an affiliate of Qatar Petroleum had won three exploration blocks offshore Argentina.ExxonMobil has increased holdings in Argentina after its subsidiary ExxonMobil Argentina Offshore Investments B…

Aasta Hansteen Seen Restarting on April 17

Apr 16, 2019

Equinor's Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea, which was shut on April 8 due to a gas leak, is expected to restart production on Wednesday, gas system operator Gassco said on Tuesday.'The expectation is that they will restart production tomorrow…

Oil Edges Above $71

Apr 16, 2019

Oil held above $71 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by falling Venezuelan and Iranian exports and fighting in Libya that raised concerns of more supply threats, outweighing expectations of higher U.S. inventories.In Libya, fighting between Khalifa…

Norway's March Oil Output Dips

Apr 12, 2019

Norway's oil production dropped 8.2 percent in March year-on-year to 1.396 million barrels per day, lagging the official forecast for the month by 1.5 percent, Norway's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Friday.Technical problems at certain…

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