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Ukraine to Remain Transit Country for Russian Gas Despite Nord Stream 2, Merkel Assures

Jul 13, 2021

Ukraine can be confident that Germany and the European Union will guarantee its status as a transit country for Russian gas even after the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has opened, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.Merkel made the remarks…

Woodside Fixing Corrosion Issue at Plant that Processes Gas from Offshore Fields

Jul 09, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is rectifying a corrosion issue identified during planned maintenance at the Karratha gas plant in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Friday.'We have discussed with the regulator and are taking all necessary…

Equinor Gets Consent to Start Up Troll Phase 3

Jul 02, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor and its partners have secured regulatory consent to start up facilities and modifications associated with the Troll Phase 3 project in the North Sea offshore Norway.The project is a further development of the Troll field and will produce the gas from Troll Vest…

Chevron Sanctions $4B Jansz-Io Compression Project Offshore Australia

Jul 02, 2021

Oil and gas major Chevron as the operator of the Gorgon gas project has, with its partners, agreed to proceed with the Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project, offshore W. Australia. The investment is estimated at around $4 billion (AU$6 billion)…

Qatar Petroleum Hires Banks for Jumbo Bond Sale

Jun 28, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has hired a group of banks to arrange a four-tranche issuance of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed, for what will be its debut public bond sale months after it signed a contract to boost its liquefied natural gas output…

Life Extension for Heimdal Offshore Platforms

Jun 17, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor and its partners have agreed to extend the life of the Heimdal field platforms in the Norwegian part of the North Sea for longer than previously expected.The Heimdal field was discovered in 1972. It started production in 1985…

Woodside Faces Cost Increase at $11B Scarborough Gas Project

Jun 09, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is in the final stages of working out costs on its Scarborough gas and Pluto LNG expansion project, as it faces rising labor and steel costs, the company’s boss said on Tuesday.The Scarborough development offshore Western…

Limited Window of Opportunity: Israel Thinking of Rolling Back Gas Export Limits

Jun 03, 2021

Israel is considering rolling back export limits on natural gas, allowing energy companies to sell more abroad before demand wanes in the global market, according to a draft government report.Fewer restrictions could attract more energy groups to explore Israeli waters…

Novatek, Glencore Ink Arctic LNG 2 Gas Supply Deal

Jun 02, 2021

Russian gas company Novatek has signed heads of agreement with Glencore for the long-term supply of LNG from the Arctic LNG 2 project.The agreement, signed Wednesday at Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum, established the key commercial terms for the long-term supply of more than of 0…

OKEA to Develop Hasselmus Gas Discovery as Tie-back to Draugen Platform

Jun 01, 2021

Norwegian oil company OKEA has with partners Petoro and Neptune Energy decided to develop the Hasselmus offshore gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea as a tie-back to the Draugen platform.The Hasselmus gas discovery is located on the western edge of the Trøndelag platform in the Norwegian Sea…

Total, Chevron Stop Payments to Myanmar Junta from Offshore Gas Project

May 27, 2021

French oil and gas group Total and U.S. energy company Chevron have suspended some payments from a gas joint venture that would have reached Myanmar's junta, earning praise from pro-democracy activists for taking an important first step.International…

Timor Leste: Santos Kicks Off Bayu Undan Infill Drilling

May 25, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started Phase 3C infill drilling program at the Bayu-Undan field, offshore Timor-Leste.Under the $235 million drilling program, sanctioned in January, Santos will drill three production wells and will develop additional natural gas and liquids reserves…

Chevron Closes Tamar Gas Field off Israeli Coast as Unrest Flares

May 13, 2021

Chevron has shut down the Tamar natural gas platform off the Israeli coast at the instruction of the country's energy ministry, the company said on Wednesday, following the wave of unrest in the region.The Israeli energy ministry said all of…

Report: Delek in Talks to Sell Stake in Tamar Offshore Gas Field for $1.1B

Apr 06, 2021

Israel’s Delek Drilling is in talks to sell its stake in the offshore natural gas field for up to $1.1 billion, financial news website Calcalist reported on Monday.Delek owns a 22% stake in Tamar, one of Israel’s main energy sources, which it…

Romania: BSOG to Start Gas Production from $600M Black Sea Project in November

Feb 24, 2021

Romania-based Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG) will begin extracting natural gas from its $600 million offshore Romanian project in November, its chief executive said on Tuesday, but added further progress hinged on scrapping a disputed tax.The additional…

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