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Woodside Pushes Back Browse FID Again

Feb 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has delayed the long-expected Final Investment Decision for the huge Browse gas development off W. Australia again. The offshore area comprising the Brecknock, Calliance, and Torosa fields - the Browse resource - sits in the offshore Browse Basin, around 425 kilometers north of Broome in Western Australia.The project which aims to develop of 13.9 Tcf of dry gas…

Five Oil Majors Sign Offshore Exploration Deals in Egypt

Feb 17, 2020

Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said, the first such deals in that offshore region. The five companies are Royal Dutch Shell…

Oil Firms to Spend $53Bn at Stabroek Block

Feb 16, 2020

Global oil firms are preparing to spend more than $53 billion in Guyana’s coveted Stabroek Block during the coming decade.According to Rystad Energy research, recent discoveries in the Guyana-Suriname basin have proven a wider petroleum system and may cause an upgrade in resource estimates…

Leviathan Gas Output Cut Due to 'Malfunction'

Feb 14, 2020

Israel's Energy Ministry said on Thursday it limited production at the new Leviathan natural gas field to 60% after a malfunction was discovered in the project's subsea pipeline.The Leviathan partners said in a statement there was no malfunction…

Woodside: Weak LNG Prices, Coronavirus Slowing Projects

Feb 13, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd warned on Thursday the coronavirus outbreak is hampering its efforts to seal gas deals and sell stakes in a key growth project, as it reported a 25% drop in annual underlying profit. The profit fall was in…

Leviathan Group Seeking FLNG Partner

Feb 12, 2020

The energy companies that own Israel's offshore Leviathan gas field are seeking partners to build a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform and possibly to explore for oil in ultra-deepwater, a CEO from the group said. Leviathan, one…

Upstream Sector Leads O&A M&A in 2019

Feb 11, 2020

A latest research revealed that the upstream sector accounted for the bulk of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global oil and gas industry in 2019, generating some high-value transactions during the process.According to GlobalData's theme report…

UKCS Mediation Pilot Launched

Feb 10, 2020

UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has revealed that it has launched a year-long UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) “mediation pilot”.According to the OGA, the pilot aims to test the extent to which mediation can resolve certain disputes between oil and gas licensees…

Azerbaijan to Produce More Gas, Less Oil in 2020

Feb 10, 2020

Azerbaijan plans to increase natural gas production this year, but slightly lower oil production due to the level of existing reserves, the vice president of state energy company SOCAR said in an interview. Yashar Latifov told Reuters the country planned to produce 38…

Cooper Energy Sells More Casino Henry Gas to O-I

Feb 10, 2020

ASX-listed Cooper Energy has signed a new gas supply agreement with O-I, an industrial gas user and Australia’s largest manufacturer of glass container products.The gas is to be supplied from Cooper's equity share of production from its Casino Henry operations offshore Victoria…

BP's Azeri Production Slightly Dips in 2019

Feb 06, 2020

BP said on Thursday that oil output at its projects in Azerbaijan declined slightly last year to 535,000 barrels per day (bpd) or 26 million tonnes for the whole of the year. That was down from 584,000 bpd, or 29 million tonnes, in 2018. Associated…

Total Beats Quarterly Forecasts Despite Low Oil Price

Feb 06, 2020

Total beat forecasts on Thursday by keeping net adjusted profit for the fourth quarter steady at $3.2 billion despite low oil prices and fulfilled a pledge to boost dividends, lifting the French energy major's shares. Analysts had forecast net profit of about $2…

Egypt: BP to Bring Raven Project Online by 2020 End

Feb 05, 2020

BP's phase three of the $12 billion West Nile Delta project offshore Egypt will come online by the end of this year, nearly 12 months behind the earlier scheduled deadline, the company said in a conference call this week.The third phase includes the development of the Raven field…

Cameroon: New Age Signs Etinde Gas Sale LoI

Feb 05, 2020

New Age, the operator of the Etinde gas and condensate field offshore Cameroon, has signed a letter of intent with Victoria Oil & Gas for the supply of gas from the field.According to Bowleven, a partner in the Etinde field, the letter of intent…

Delek Expects Leviathan Expansion FID in 2020

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek Drilling expects a final investment decision this year on expanding exports from the Leviathan gas field using either an LNG facility in Egypt or a floating terminal, its CEO said on Monday. The offshore Leviathan project came…

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