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Gazprom, RusGazDobycha Reach Semakovskoye Gas Field FID

Jun 04, 2020

Russian oil and gas companies Gazprom and RusGazDobycha have reached a final investment decision for the development of the Semakovskoye gas field in the Taz Bay in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.The field, which is located in the waters of Taz Bay and partly on land in the Taz Peninsula…

Allseas' Solitaire Vessel 'Up and Running' at Karish

Jun 01, 2020

Allseas' Solitaire vessel is 'up and running' with pipelay works on the Karish project in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Israel, the vessel-owner said Friday.'Over the next few weeks, [Solitaire] will lay 90 km of export gas pipeline in water depths up to 1750 m…

Gastech Postponed for 2021

May 28, 2020

Gastech, one of the world's largest gas, LNG and energy industries events has been postponed for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The event was expected to take place in Singapore in September this year, however, the organizers have now decided to delay the event to September 13 to 16…

Leviathan Gas for New Israeli Desalination Plant

May 27, 2020

The partners in Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas field have agreed to sell about 2.5 billion shekels ($716 million) of gas to IDE Technologies for its planned desalination plant along the Israeli coast, according to a source familiar with deal…

OGA: UK North Sea Gas Less Carbon Intensive than Imported LNG

May 26, 2020

Gas produced from the offshore platforms in the UK North Sea is less carbon-intensive than LNG imported in the UK, the UK oil and gas regulator OGA said Tuesday.According to the OGA analysis, the production of natural gas from the UK Continental…

Conrad: Mako Discovery One of 'Largest Ever' in West Natuna Basin

May 26, 2020

Conrad Petroleum, the operator of the Duyung offshore block in Indonesia containing the Mako gas field, has said that an independent resource audit has shown that  Mako is one of the largest gas fields ever discovered in West Natuna Basin.Following the drilling campaign completed in late 2019…

QP: North Field Works Going Full Steam Ahead

May 25, 2020

Qatar Petroleum's Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi in a webinar last week said the country was pressing ahead with the giant offshore North Field expansion despite the dire situation in the energy market where he feels it'll take 1-2 years for demand to…

Gas Output to Resume at Israel's Leviathan After Brief Halt

May 25, 2020

Production at Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas field will resume in the coming hours after an emergency shutdown on Saturday, the project's operator Noble Energy said [on Saturday].The platform's flare system had been activated to burn off excess gas…

Indonesia OKs Coro's Duyung PSC Farm-In

May 22, 2020

Southeast Asian focused upstream oil and gas company Coro Energy has received all the necessary approvals by the Indonesian Government and has completed the acquisition of an interest in the Duyung offshore block, containing the Mako gas field…

Noble Energy Hires Temis Flotel for E. Guinea Hook-Up

May 14, 2020

Singapore-based offshore vessel provider Nortrans has won a contract to provide offshore accommodation services to Noble Energy in Equatorial Guinea.Nortrans' Managing Director Kjell Gauksheim said Wednesday that Noble Energy had awarded Nortrans…

Virus Lockdowns Pummel Global Gas Demand, Force LNG Output Cuts

May 07, 2020

Lockdowns to slow the coronavirus pandemic are pummelling gas demand in the world's biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), pushing Asia's spot prices to record lows and forcing some suppliers to start cutting output. Economies worldwide…

KrisEnergy Secures Loan for Offshore Project in Cambodia

May 01, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has said it has secured a loan for the development of a gas field offshore Cambodia.The company on April 30, 2020, entered into a credit facility agreement with Kepinvest Singapore Pte. Ltd. as a lender for a loan of up to $87 million…

Inpex Gets Nod for Further Subsea Installation Works at Ichthys

Apr 29, 2020

Australian offshore safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved Inpex's application to install Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (URF) infrastructure as part of the next stage of the development of the Ichthys gas and condensate field offshore W. Australia…

Pertamina Buys NWS Condensate at 'Deep Discount'

Apr 08, 2020

Indonesia's state oil and gas company PT Pertamina has bought a cargo of Australian North West Shelf (NWS) condensate at a deep discount of $8 a barrel to dated Brent on a cost-and-freight (CFR) basis, three trade sources told Reuters on Wednesday…

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