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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…

Oil to Gas: Nalcor’s Challenge

Jan 28, 2020

Leaders of a public oilfield investment entity in Newfoundland, Canada, are in a rush to secure more oil — and the province’s first gas production — as well as more investment from international oil companies, government documents suggest.With some decrying gas as the new oil…

Iran Goes Solo at South Pars Field as Total, CNPC Pull Out

Jan 27, 2020

Iran’s Petropars will develop phase 11 of South Pars, the world’s largest gas field, after the withdrawal of French oil major Total and the China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), Iran’s oil minister was quoted as saying on Saturday. “Now with the exit of the other two companies from the contract…

BP CFO to Retire. Successor Named

Jan 21, 2020

British oil major BP will appoint Murray Auchincloss as new CFO, as Brian Gilvary has decided to retire in June after eight years in position, and 34 years with the company. Auchincloss currently serves as CFO of BP’s Upstream segment and will take up the role of BP CFO and join the board on July 1…

Oil, Gas Players Optimistic on Profits

Jan 20, 2020

Companies  in the oil and gas sector are optimistic about their ability to achieve their financial targets for 2020, according to a survey from standards agency DNV GL.While the sector’s growth hangs in the balance for 2020, oil and gas leaders are optimistic that they will weather the storm…

Aramco Mulls Offshore Oil Expansions

Jan 15, 2020

Saudi Aramco is continuing to focus significant efforts on crude oil expansion. The major expansions at Saudi Aramco’s offshore oil fields of Marjan, Zuluf, Safaniyah and Berri are expected to comprise the majority of the company’s upstream investment over the next three years…

Leviathan Gas Flows to Egypt

Jan 15, 2020

Gas from the Leviathan gas field offshore Israel has started flowing to Egypt, Delek, a partner in the giant development, has said.The $3.6 billion development operated by US-based Noble Energy started producing gas in the last week od December 2019…

Offshore Energy Enters New Investment Cycle

Jan 14, 2020

The offshore oil & gas industry is witnessing the beginning of what could be a new investment cycle as worldwide activity is ramping up.Rystad Energy, the energy research and business intelligence company, said  that offshore investments would climb 8% in 2020…

Oil And Gas Discoveries Hit 4-Year High

Jan 09, 2020

The global oil and gas explorers powered ahead and discovered 12.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) in 2019, the highest volume since 2015.According to Rystad Energy, last year recorded 26 discoveries of more than 100 million boe, with…

Norwegian PM Opens Johan Sverdrup Field

Jan 07, 2020

Norway's prime minister Erna Solberg has opened the Johan Sverdrup field center, and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Sylvi Listhaug, also attended the opening.Since Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total started the field on 5 October last year…

Pandion Energy Completes Duva Stake Sale

Dec 31, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas company Pandion Energy has completed the sale of its 10 percent non-operated interests in PL 636, comprising the Duva oil and gas field, and PL 686B.According to Pandion Energy it was previously announced transaction with Solveig Gas Norway AS…

Gazprom Neft Crosses 12-MT Oil at ARCO

Dec 31, 2019

Russian oil and gas company Gazprom Neft said that its Prirazlomnaya offshore platform in the southeastern Russian Barents Sea has produced its 12-millionth metric ton (13.23 MM ton) of ARCO (Arctic-blend) oil.The shipment was delivered by the…

Novatek Bags Bukharinskiy License

Dec 31, 2019

Russian natural gas producer and LNG major Novatek said that its wholly-owned subsidiary Arctic LNG 1 has secured the rights to explore the Bukharinskiy license.Arctic LNG 1 won on the auction for geological survey, exploration and production…

Beach Energy Eyes Offshore New Zealand

Dec 19, 2019

Australian oil and gas exploration and production company Beach Energy Limited has signed an agreement with OMV GSB Oil Exploration to acquire a 30% participating interest in exploration permit (EP) PEP50119 in the Great South Basin, offshore New Zealand…

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