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Edison Plans Final Investment Decision on East Mediterranean Gas Pipeline to Europe By End of Year

Mar 20, 2023

Energy group Edison plans to take the final investment decision on a proposed pipeline to deliver east Mediterranean gas to European markets by the end of this year, the Italian project developer told Reuters. The EastMed-Poseidon pipeline,…

Wärtsilä Signs Five-year Vessel Maintenance Deal with Abu Dhabi's NPCC

Mar 13, 2023

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä has signed a five-year vessel maintenance deal with Abu Dhabi-based firm National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC).Wärtsilä said that the agreement covered seven vessels in the NPCC fleet and was designed to maximize operational uptime…

Saudi Aramco Posts Record Profit of $161.1B in 2022

Mar 13, 2023

Saudi Arabian oil giant Aramco on Sunday reported a record annual net profit of $161.1 billion for 2022, up 46% from the previous year on higher energy prices, increased volumes sold, and improved margins for refined products.The profits, which are around triple that of Exxon's $56 billion…

Saudi Aramco CEO Will Not Attend Houston Energy Conference

Mar 06, 2023

The chief executive of Saudi Arabian state oil company Aramco will not attend an energy conference organized by S&P Global [this] week, the event's updated schedule showed.Amin Nasser, head of the world's largest oil company, had been listed as delivering a keynote address at CERAWeek…

Oil Prices Drop after Report on UAE Debating OPEC Exit

Mar 03, 2023

Oil prices slumped on Friday after the Wall Street Journal reported that the United Arab Emirates had an internal debate about leaving the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and pumping more oil.Brent crude futures fell $1.57…

Cepsa Sells its Interests in UAE Oil Concessions to TotalEnergies

Mar 02, 2023

Spanish firm Cepsa has agreed to sell its exploration and production business in the United Arab Emirates to the French oil major TotalEnergies.The assets being sold include Cepsa’s 20% participating interest in the Satah Al Razboot, Umm Lulu…

Leviathan Field Partners Start Plans for Israeli Floating LNG Unit

Feb 21, 2023

Partners in the Leviathan gas field in the eastern Mediterranean have approved nearly $100 million of spending on preparation for expansion that includes a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off the coast of Israel, the companies said on Tuesday…

Capricorn Energy Cancels Merger with NewMed Energy Following Shareholder Pressure

Feb 15, 2023

British oil and gas producer Capricorn Energy on Wednesday pulled the plug on its planned merger with Israeli gas group NewMed Energy after months of shareholder pressure that also toppled Capricorn's leadership.Activist investor Palliser and…

UAE's ADNOC Delivers First LNG to German Floating LNG Terminal

Feb 15, 2023

German utility RWE's trading arm received its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Brunsbuettel port from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Wednesday, saying the gas will be fed into to onshore pipelines from the end of this month…

History Made: Energean Announces First Ever Israeli Crude Oil Export

Feb 14, 2023

Oil and gas company Energean on Tuesday announced the first ever lifting of an Israeli crude oil cargo had taken place at Energean's Karish offshore field. 'For the first time in the history of Israeli oil & gas production, hydrocarbon liquids will be exported to global markets…

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC Drilling Net Profit Increases 33% in 2022

Feb 13, 2023

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC Drilling reported on Monday a rise of 33% in 2022 net profit, with revenue boosted by its onshore and oilfield services businesses. Net profit for 2022 was $802 million, up from $604 million in the previous year. Revenue increased to $2…

Israel's NewMed Forecasts $15B Offshore Gas Boost for Sovereign Wealth Fund

Feb 08, 2023

Israel's NewMed Energy forecast on Tuesday that the country's nascent sovereign wealth fund will get a 52 billion shekel ($15 billion) injection in the coming decade from its two main natural gas fields. NewMed Energy Chief Executive Yossi Abu said that the company…

Iran Pens $900M Offshore Gas Field Development Deal

Feb 06, 2023

Iran signed a $900 million contract on Saturday with Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co (IOEC) to develop the first phase of its Kish offshore gas field in the Gulf, state television reported. Under the contract, IOEC is to launch…

Drydocks, Aker Solutions JV Pens Deal to Upgrade FPSO for Equinor's Rosebank Field

Feb 03, 2023

Dubai's shipbuilding and shiprepair company Drydocks World and Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions have established a joint venture to upgrade the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO for Equinor's Rosebank offshore oil and gas field in the UK…

TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

Jan 29, 2023

TotalEnergies is keen to start work on Lebanon's offshore Block 9 'as soon as possible', with assessments to begin early next month and well-drilling to launch in the third quarter of 2023, its CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Sunday.Pouyanne was…

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