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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 Israel's energy needs will continue to be met despite the shutting down of Tamar, the main source of natural gas for the local market.'In accordance with instructions received from the Ministry of Energy…

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…

Israel to Link Leviathan Offshore Gas Field to Egypt's LNG Plants

Feb 22, 2021

Israel and Egypt have agreed to build a pipeline to connect Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas field to liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in northern Egypt, the Israeli minister said on Sunday.The Palestinians also said they had signed an agreement with Egypt's energy minister…

Woodside Eyes Pluto Plant Stake Sale ahead of $11B Scarborough Field Sanction

Feb 18, 2021

Woodside Energy expects strong buyer interest in the sale of a share of a new production unit at its Pluto LNG plant, top executives said on Thursday, a precondition for a planned $11 billion expansion at its Scarborough gas and Pluto project…

Shell in Norway: Focus on Gas and Offshore Wind

Feb 09, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell will narrow its exploration scope in Norway to focus on natural gas production and possibly offshore wind in future, it told the Norwegian oil and energy ministry.Shell said in October it planned to reduce its oil and gas operations…

Wintershall Noordzee Starts Gas Production from Sillimanite South Field

Jan 13, 2021

Wintershall Noordzee, a Gazprom-Wintershall Dea joint venture, has started production of the D12-B3 well, at the Sillimanite South offshore gas field in the Dutch North SeaThis gas field was discovered last year following the completion of the…

Malaysia: Petronas Takes over Operatorship of E11 Gas Hub from Shell

Jan 08, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has become the operator of the E11 gas hub, located 130km offshore Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia, effective 1 January 2021.  The E11 hub which has been producing since 1982 under the MLNG Production Sharing…

Azerbaijan Starts Gas Exports to Europe

Jan 04, 2021

Azerbaijan has started commercial natural gas supplies to Europe via the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the energy ministry said on Thursday, beginning its push into the lucrative energy market dominated by Russia.The project has the backing…

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

Dec 29, 2020

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Monday it has completed laying pipes for the project in German waters, finishing work on a 2.6 kilometer-long portion of the pipeline, which had been stalled by the threat of U.S. sanctions.'We have completed this work…

Australia: North West Shelf Partners Execute 3rd Party Gas Processing Deals

Dec 23, 2020

Partners in Australia's North West Shelf (NWS) project have executed gas processing agreements for processing third-party gas through the NWS Project facilities.The agreements were signed with Woodside Burrup Pty Ltd (Woodside Burrup), in respect of gas from the Pluto fields…

Nord Stream 2 to Start Laying Gas Pipes in Danish Waters

Dec 23, 2020

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium is expected to start laying gas pipes in Danish waters after construction was suspended for a year owing to the threat of sanctions from the United States, according to a Danish maritime regulator.Nord Stream 2…

EU to Shift Funding Away from Gas, into Low-carbon Energy

Dec 16, 2020

The European Commission on Tuesday proposed rules to restrict funding for natural gas projects and instead funnel cash into low-carbon technologies to meet climate goals.The EU's 'TEN-E' rules define which cross-border energy projects are eligible…

Santos in 10-Year Barossa Gas Sales Deal with Mitsubishi

Dec 07, 2020

Australia's no. 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Monday it signed a 10-year agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Barossa project to a unit of Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.Santos will supply Diamond Gas International 1…

Mozambique Unaware of Total, Exxon Offshore Resource Sharing Talks

Nov 27, 2020

Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute said on Friday it had not yet been notified of any intention by ExxonMobil and Total to renegotiate a resource-sharing agreement for their massive LNG projects in the country.Reuters reported earlier…

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