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Cyprus Declines Chevron's Gas Field Development Proposal

Aug 25, 2023

Cyprus rejected Chevron Corp's plan to develop the island nation's offshore Aphrodite natural gas field, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing Energy Minister Giorgos Papanastasiou.Papanastasiou told Bloomberg that the concerned parties…

INPEX Acquires Stake in Block Offshore Western Australia

Aug 21, 2023

INPEX has established a new company INPEX Cash Maple and acquired 74% of the participating interest held by PTTEP Australasia in the AC/RL7 block offshore from Western Australia.TotalEnergies Exploration Australia, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies…

Woodside, Unions Remain at Odds over Wages at Australia's Largest LNG Facility

Aug 16, 2023

Woodside Energy said 'positive progress' was being made on wage disputes at Australia's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility even as a union alliance said key differences remained ahead of further talks next Wednesday.Woodside's North West Shelf…

FACTBOX - Indonesia's Long-delayed Major Gas Projects

Aug 11, 2023

A recent ownership shakeup at two major Indonesian gas projects has injected renewed hope in the country's upstream gas sector, as the country hopes to tap into its rich hydrocarbon resources amid global energy transition, but barriers remain…

How Would a Strike at Australian LNG Facilities Affect Gas Markets?

Aug 11, 2023

Chevron and Woodside Energy Group said on Thursday they are holding talks with unions to avert strikes at Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities that together account for around 10% of global production.Concerns over industrial action…

Indonesia's Gas Ambition Faces Investor Test with Shell, Chevron Exits

Aug 11, 2023

Indonesia hopes the recent exit of global giants Shell and Chevron from two long-delayed natural gas projects will jumpstart their development, as it races to more than double gas production by 2030.The Masela and Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) projects…

Saipem Secures $1 Billion Contract for Bouri Gas Utilisation Project Offshore Libya

Aug 10, 2023

Italian offshore engineering and construction company Saipem has won a new contract with Mellitah Oil & Gas B.V. Libyan Branch, a consortium formed by the National Oil Corporation of Libya and Eni North Africa, for the development of the Bouri Gas Utilisation Project (BGUP)…

Egypt's Gas Output Declines and Power Cuts Bite

Aug 07, 2023

Egypt's natural gas production fell to a three-year low in the first five months of 2023, figures from the Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) show, raising questions about the country's efforts to position itself as a regional energy hub…

UAE's ADNOC to Take 30% Stake in Caspian Sea Field

Aug 04, 2023

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has agreed to acquire a 30% stake in the TotalEnergies-operated Absheron gas and condensate field in the Caspian Sea, for an undisclosed fee.Upon completion of the transaction, ADNOC will own a 30% stake in Absheron…

India's GAIL Close to Finalizing Qatar LNG Purchase Deal

Aug 03, 2023

GAIL (India) Ltd is close to finalizing a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal with Qatar to buy at least 1 million metric tons per year, potentially for more than 20 years, three industry and trade sources said.The deal would be…

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Assert Joint Ownership of Offshore Gas Field. Urge Iran to Engage in Talks

Aug 03, 2023

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait reaffirmed that they jointly own rights to natural resources in the Gulf's Durra gas field, Saudi state news agency SPA reported early on Thursday, citing a statement from the Saudi foreign ministry.The foreign ministry…

Floatel Secures 6-Month Contract for Floatel Triumph in Australia

Aug 01, 2023

Offshore accommodation rig provider Floatel International said Tuesday it had secured a contract for its Floatel Triumph semi-submersible unit in Australia.Floatel said that the contract was with 'a major Australian operator.' Under the six-month firm contract…

Venezuela-Trinidad Offshore Gas Project Talks Hit Sticking Point Over Terms

Jul 28, 2023

Negotiations between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago to jointly develop an offshore gas field near the maritime border have hit a sticking point following Venezuela's refusal to accept the terms of a U.S. license, the Caribbean nation's Prime Minister Keith Rowley said on Thursday…

Australian State Bans Gas to New Homes from 2024 in Push to Cut Emissions

Jul 28, 2023

The Australian state of Victoria will ban natural gas connections to new homes from next year as part of a plan to cut emissions and lower energy bills, the state climate action minister said on Friday.Australia's second-most populous state…

Tenaris to Supply 46,000 Tons of Pipe for Turkey's Giant Offshore Gas Field

Jul 28, 2023

Steel pipe supplier Tenaris will supply pipes and services for phase II-A of the Sakarya offshore gas field development in the Black Sea, offshore Turkey.The offshore gas field is operated by Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) and located in the ultra-deep waters of the western Black Sea…

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