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Shell Profits Soar

Nov 01, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell's profits soared to a four-year high in the third quarter, boosted by rising oil and gas prices as the company accelerated its giant $25 billion share buyback program.Although the $5.6 billion quarterly profit slightly missed forecasts for a fourth quarter…

Panoro Energy's High Tunisia Expectations

Nov 01, 2018

An optimistic London-based independent exploration and production company Panoro Energy ASA is getting ready to commence an ambitious hydrocarbons search program in its newly found Tunisian market barely three months after it acquired DNO Tunisia Exploration AS…

Australia: Triangle Energy Joins Key Petroleum in Mt Horner Oilfield

Nov 01, 2018

Australian oil and gas production and exploration company Triangle Energy (TEG) has entered a farmout deal with fellow oil junior Key Petroleum to acquire a 50% stake in the Mt Horner oilfield in Western Australia’s Perth Basin.'The Board of…

Blue-Gift to Implement Marine Power Project

Nov 01, 2018

The European Marine Energy Center (Emec) in Orkney, Scotland, will lead a project to support the development of wave and tidal power in coastal areas of north-west Europe.The project has been approved by Interreg Atlantic Area which will support…

Hess Corp Posts Quarterly Profit, Beats Estimates

Oct 31, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp posted its first profit in about four years that also easily beat analysts' estimates, as it sold oil at higher prices and managed to slash costs by 62 percent.New York-based Hess has not reported a profit…

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Plans 'Europe's Largest Tidal Project'

Oct 31, 2018

The developer of tidal energy projects SIMEC Atlantis Energy announced the formation of a joint venture company with Development Agency for Normandy (AD Normandy) for the purpose of developing a large-scale project in Raz Blanchard, Normandie…

First LNG shipment from Ichthys project arrives in Japan

Oct 30, 2018

The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the giant Ichthys project in Australia arrived at Inpex's Naoetsu LNG receiving terminal in northern Japan on Wednesday, the Japanese operator of the project said.The LNG vessel Pacific Breeze…

Engie Gets Green Light for Offshore Wind Projects in France

Oct 30, 2018

French energy group Engie said on Tuesday it has received clearance for its grounded 500 MW gigawatt capacity offshore Yeu and Noirmoutier wind projects.Engie said the 2 billion euro ($2.27 billion) projects, which it is developing with renewables company EDPR…

BP Profits Soar to Five-year High

Oct 30, 2018

BP reported on Tuesday that profits had more than doubled in the third quarter, boosted by stronger oil prices that hit a four-year high in the period and as production rose thanks to new fields.BP reported third-quarter underlying replacement cost profit…

US Aims to Be Key Source of Global Energy Supplies

Oct 30, 2018

The United States will become a key source of energy supplies to meet growing demand globally, with innovation in technology and financing set to boost U.S. oil and gas production in the next decade, the country's top energy diplomat said.'In the next 5-10 years…

Senvion, Toshiba Energy Systems Form Wind Energy Alliance

Oct 30, 2018

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation and German wind turbine equipment manufacturer Senvion GmbH announced that they signed a mutually non-exclusive strategic cooperation agreement for the distribution of onshore and offshore wind power generation systems…

Goldsboro LNG Project Eligible for $1.5bln German Loan

Oct 30, 2018

Pieridae Energy announced that its proposed financing of upstream activities within the Goldboro LNG project has received a written confirmation of eligibility in principle for up to US $1.5 billion of untied loan guarantee by the German federal…

Iberdrola Inaugurates Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 29, 2018

Iberdrola inaugurates the wind farm of Wikinger, located in Germany in the waters of the Baltic Sea, with an investment of 1,400 million euros.In its development have participated companies like the Asturian Windar, with the construction of 280 piles of 40 meters in length…

Gabon Readies for Offshore Licensing Round

Oct 29, 2018

West African country has announced that it plans to open its highly-anticipated 12th Shallow and Deep Water Licensing Round of open blocks at the 25th Africa Oil Week, Cape Town in November 2018.Minister of Oil & Hydrocarbons Pascal Houangni…

New Research to Strengthen Design of Floating Wind Turbines

Oct 29, 2018

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Danish Innovation Fond are, in collaboration with leading companies, optimizing the design of the floaters, which makes it possible to place offshore wind turbines on deep waters.Offshore…

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