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Indonesia's Price Cap Obstructing Gas Projects

Aug 06, 2020

Indonesia's natural gas price cap is affecting the development of gas projects as contractors are being disincentivized, an official at oil and gas regulator SKK Migas said on Thursday.The energy ministry in April lowered the price of natural…

Spirit Energy Extends North Sea Field's Life by Three Years

Jul 29, 2020

North Sea oil and gas operator Spirit Energy has given its York offshore gas field a new lease of life with an additional £13million (USD 16.8 million) investment. With the investment, Spirit will extend the life of the Southern North Sea offshore gas field by three years…

Petronas to Use Honeywell UOP Tech at Kasawari Gas Field

Jul 28, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali will use Honeywell UOP modular natural gas processing technology at the Kasawari gas field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.Honeywell UOP said Petronas would use its technology in the development of…

Delek to Sell $2.25B of Bonds to Finance Leviathan Gas Field

Jul 27, 2020

Israel's Delek Drilling plans to raise $2.25 billion in an international bond offering to help it finance the development of the Leviathan natural gas project off Israel's Mediterranean coast.The issue, expected to be completed in coming weeks…

Trinidad: BHP, NGC Sign Ruby Field Gas Sale Deal

Jul 23, 2020

BHP and the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago have successfully completed negotiations for a Gas Sales Agreement for the Ruby offshore field.The Ruby oil and gas field is located in Block 3(a), off the east coast of Trinidad, and is…

Israel: Tamar Offshore Gas Field to Start Paying Taxes on Profit in 2021

Jul 23, 2020

Delek Drilling said on Wednesday the partners in the Tamar natural gas site will start paying taxes on profit in early 2021, which could help Israel move forward with plans to create a sovereign wealth fund.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Woodside's Revenue Slumps More than Expected

Jul 15, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd reported a worse-than-feared 29% drop in quarterly revenue, hit by weak spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices, but said it still expected to book a net profit in the first half.The hit came due to the double…

Woodside Aims to Play Decisive Role in Sale of Chevron Australian LNG Stake

Jun 23, 2020

Woodside Petroleum's Chief Executive Peter Coleman said the Australian firm aims to play a decisive role in Chevron Corp's plan to sell a stake in the North West Shelf (NWS) project, operated and co-owned by Woodside.Chevron last week put its…

Petronas Puts Off Kebabangan Field Maintenance

Jun 19, 2020

Malaysia's Petronas said it has deferred maintenance activities at the Kebabangan gas field in Sabah, which had been originally slated for April.Malaysia implemented lockdown measures in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus.'Maintenance…

Australia: Chevron to Sell Its Stake in North West Shelf Project

Jun 18, 2020

Chevron Corp aims to sell its minority stake in Australia's biggest and oldest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the North West Shelf, after drawing interest from potential buyers, the company said on Thursday.The move marks a long-awaited…

BP Review: Global Energy Consumption Rose by 1.3% in 2019

Jun 17, 2020

BP published its benchmark Statistical Review of World Energy for 2019 on Wednesday which showed that renewable power accounted for over 40% of the growth in primary energy.Here are some highlights from the report which can be downloaded here* Primary energy consumption rose by 1…

Santos, Gold Fields Pen 3-Year Gas Supply Deal

Jun 16, 2020

Australia's oil and gas company Santos has entered into a new gas supply agreement with Gold Fields Limited for its three gold mines in Western Australia.Santos will supply nearly 5.5 petajoules of natural gas from its Varanus Island gas plant over three years…

Inpex Completes Refinancing Part of Ichthys Funding

Jun 16, 2020

Japan's Inpex Corp said on Tuesday it has completed the previously launched refinancing of part of the funding for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia.Announcing a deal with seven export credit agencies and 28 commercial banks aimed at improving borrowing conditions…

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…

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