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Project Delays are Not the Worst Effect of Coronavirus on Upstream O&G

3 hours ago

The upstream oil and gas sector’s biggest commercial fear from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic is its impact on demand and prices. Only a small proportion of global supply comes from the worst-affected regions.Manufacturing shutdowns and shipping bottlenecks are causing project delays…

Rystad Further Cuts Oil Price Forecast

3 hours ago

Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy has further slashed its expected oil price estimates for 2020, citing the effect of the coronavirus epidemic. What is more, Rystad says another downward revision might happen soon.'As China’s…

Shell, Gasunie Building Giant Wind-Powered Hydrogen Plant

4 hours ago

A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports, and Shell on Thursday announced plans to build a massive green hydrogen plant in Groningen.The project, dubbed Europe's largest green hydrogen project, and named the NortH2, envisions the production…

Oil Prices Drop To Lowest In a Year

5 hours ago

Oil prices fell over 2% on Thursday, plunging for a fifth day to their lowest since January 2019 as a rise in new coronavirus cases outside China fuelled fears of a pandemic that could slow the global economy and dent demand for crude.Brent crude was down $1…

Eni Boosts Agogo Field Reserves Estimate to Over 1 Billion Barrels

7 hours ago

Italian oil company Eni has upgraded its resource estimate for the Agogo field offshore Angola to over one billion barrels of oil in place. The field started production in January 2020.Eni said Wednesday it had successfully drilled Agogo-3,…

Iran to Boost Gas Output Capacity with New Offshore Platform

Feb 26, 2020

Iran will be able to produce more than 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas per day once the final platform is installed at the South Pars offshore field, its oil minister was quoted as saying on Monday by the official IRIB news agency.South Pars…

Guyana Seeking Partner to Market Its Oil

Feb 26, 2020

Guyana's government on Wednesday launched a search for a company to market its share of crude produced at the offshore Liza well, where an Exxon Mobil Corp-led consortium began producing oil in December.The government is entitled to a share of the oil produced…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

CNOOC, ASCO Extend North Sea Relationship

Feb 26, 2020

The Chinese oil company CNOOC has, via its European subsidiary, extended a contract for logistics management with ASCO. Under the five-year extension worth over 100 million pounds, ASCO will continue supporting CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited's North Sea assets…

Aminex's Wait for Tanzania Approvals Continues

Feb 26, 2020

Uncertainty and unpredictability continue to grip Tanzania's offshore sector as the government keeps international oil and gas exploration and production firms guessing on the outcome of their applications for approval to progress their previously approved projects…

Premium for Van Gogh Crude Falls as VLSFO Market Weakens

Feb 26, 2020

Australia's Santos Ltd has sold a 175,000-barrel cargo of Van Gogh crude loading March 29-April 2 to trading house Vitol at a premium of $15-$16 a barrel to dated Brent, well below the last traded level, three sources familiar with the deal said on Thursday…

Woodside, BHP Align Scarborough Gas Field Interests

Feb 26, 2020

Australian companies Woodside and BHP have agreed to align their participating interests across the WA-1-R (Scarborough) and WA-62-R (North Scarborough) titles containing the undeveloped Scarborough gas field.The alignment will result in Woodside holding a 73…

OPEC+ to Take 'Responsible Approach to Coronavirus'

Feb 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Tuesday he was confident that OPEC and its partner oil-producing nations, the so-called OPEC+ group, would respond responsibly to the spread of the coronavirus. He also said Saudi Arabia and Russia would continue to engage regarding oil policy…

Serica to Hire WilPhoenix Rig for Rhum Field Work

Feb 25, 2020

London-listed oil firm Serica Energy plans to use Awilco Drilling's semi-submersible drilling rig WilPhoenix for a one-well workover on the Rhum field in the UK sector of the North Sea.Offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling said Tuesday…

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Operators Could Soon Pay More for FPSOs

Project Delays are Not the Worst Effect of Coronavirus on Upstream O&G

Rystad Further Cuts Oil Price Forecast

Shell, Gasunie Building Giant Wind-Powered Hydrogen Plant

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