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McDermott to Deliver Platform Topsides for Mega Project Offshore Qatar

Jan 05, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has said it has awarded a major engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for the offshore scope of its North Field Expansion Project to McDermott.The expansion project will increase Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity from 77 million tons per annum (MTPA) to 126 MTPA, through the North Field East (NFE) and North Field South (NFS) expansion projects…

Norwegian Supply Increase Not Enough to Replace Missing Russian Gas

Jan 19, 2022

Norway is delivering natural gas to Europe at maximum capacity, but this cannot replace any missing supplies from Russia, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said on Wednesday.Norwegian companies have optimized their delivery potential…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Offshore Gas Project Making Good Headway, Mauritania Oil Minister Says

Dec 16, 2021

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim, the Kosmos and BP-backed gas project straddling Mauritania and Senegal, has resumed activities and is making 'good headway,' Mauritania's oil minister told an oil conference in Senegal on Thursday.'We have resumed our activities…

Woodside, BHP Sanction $12B Scarborough LNG Project

Nov 22, 2021

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group gave their final go-aheads to spend $12 billion to develop the Scarborough gas field off Western Australia and expand the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, with the first cargo expected in 2026.The approval…

U.S. Republicans in Push to Sanction Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Nov 09, 2021

A group of U.S. Senate Republicans said on Monday they had introduced legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a Russian-backed natural gas pipeline that opponents believe would be harmful to U.S. allies in Europe…

Lebanon-Israel Maritime Border Talks Need to Be Quick, U.S. Mediator Says

Oct 22, 2021

The U.S. mediator for indirect talks on border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel said on Thursday that the negotiations he was hoping to revive should be concluded in a short period if they were to succeed.Amos Hochstein, speaking to Al Hadath TV during a visit to Beirut…

Gas Exports Lift Norway Trade Surplus Record High

Oct 15, 2021

Norway's trade surplus rose last month to a record level thanks to soaring revenues from selling gas from its offshore fields, national statistics agency (SSB) data showed on Friday.With a daily output of around four million barrels of oil equivalent…

Shah Deniz Field: Azerbaijan Signs New Gas Supply Deal with Turkey

Oct 14, 2021

Azerbaijan has signed a new deal with Turkey to supply gas from its giant offshore Shah Deniz I field, Azerbaijan's energy minister Parviz Shahbazov told Reuters on Thursday.Azerbaijan halted gas supplies from Shah Deniz I to Turkey in April after the contract expired…

Putin: Russia Not Using Gas as a Weapon

Oct 13, 2021

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia was not using gas as a weapon and was ready to help ease Europe's energy crunch as the region's bloc called an emergency summit to tackle skyrocketing prices.Energy demand has surged as economies have rebounded from the pandemic…

Qatar Strikes Long-Term LNG Supply Deal with China's CNOOC

Sep 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a long-term LNG sales deal with China's CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).QP will supply of 3.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to CNOOC over a 15-year period starting January 2022…

MAN Energy Solutions' Subsea Compressors for Chevron's Jansz-Io Project in Australia

Aug 31, 2021

Norwegian firm Aker Solutions has awarded MAN Energy Solutions the contract to supply subsea compressor units for Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) Project offshore Western Australia.The Jansz-Io field was first discovered in April 2000 and is a part of the Gorgon project…

Thailand: PTTEP, Chevron Yet to Reach Deal on Erawan Offshore Gas Field

Aug 10, 2021

Thai oil and gas company PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) said last Thursday it had not yet been able to reach an agreement with Chevron about accessing the Erawan gas field in the Gulf of Thailand before it takes over the concession from the U…

LNG Price Recovery Spurs Spending in Race against Carbon Targets

Jul 28, 2021

The investment outlook for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has improved this year but project go-aheads will not match the bonanza of 2019, as the fight against climate change clouds the prospects for gas demand growth longer term.Renewed optimism as the industry emerges from the pandemic…

Malaysia to Lead Global Gas Output from New Offshore Projects in 2025

Jul 27, 2021

Malaysia is expected to contribute about 12% or 3.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) of global natural gas production in 2025 from key offshore planned and announced projects that are expected to start operations between 2021 and 2025, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData…

Wintershall Dea: Europe Needs More Gas from All Sources

Jul 27, 2021

Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea, which has a 70% gas portfolio, on Tuesday said Europe needed multi-sourced gas to support decarbonization away from coal and to create a platform for future hydrogen production from carbon-free energy.Wintershall…

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