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Mubadala, PTTEP Deal for Thai Offshore Blocks

Feb 27, 2019

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Petroleum said it has signed the production-sharing contract (PSC) with its partner PTTEP Energy Development Co. for an offshore block containing the Erawan producing gas field in Thailand.The current block G1/61 concession will expire in April 2022…

Lundin's Barents Sea Well Comes Up Dry

Feb 25, 2019

Lundin Norway AS, the wholly owned subsidiary of European oil and gas exploration and production company Lundin Petroleum, has completed the drilling of exploration well 7121/1-2 S, targeting the Pointer and Setter prospects in PL767 in the southern Barents Sea…

Oil and Gas Projects to Triple in 2019

Feb 24, 2019

A surge in final investment decisions (FIDs) this year on new petroleum projects worldwide could see sanctioned volumes of oil and gas – excluding shale and tight oil and gas prospects – nearly triple compared to last year’s tally.The collective…

Global Decommissioning Set for Record Levels in 3 Years

Feb 22, 2019

With the global offshore decommissioning industry expected to reach $36bn over the next 3 years, several hundred offshore oil and gas wells could cease production by 2021 in the face of today’s bearish oil market.As a consequence, so-called…

Venezuela’s Oil Production Could Fall to Half

Feb 12, 2019

Struggling Venezuela already is producing oil at a multi-decade low, but the socialist nation's crude output could fall another 50 percent by 2020, according to a new report.After producing 2.4 million barrels a day as recently as 2015, Venezuela already is down to 1…

Medco Energi Extends Deadline for Ophir Takeover

Jan 28, 2019

Indonesian oil and gas group Medco Energi Internasional has been given more time to decide whether it will proceed with the proposed takeover of Ophir Energy, or not.“At the request of Ophir, the Takeover Panel has consented to an extension…

Global Gas Output Hit Record in a Decade in 2018

Jan 20, 2019

The oil and gas industry achieved a net production increase of 164bn cubic metres (bcm), which represents the highest production growth since 2010, according to research by Rystad Energy.“Year-on-year growth was clearly driven by North America…

Offshore Service Market to Outspace Onshore Shale

Jan 17, 2019

Spending on the offshore service sector will outpace spending on the onshore shale sector this year, said Rystad Energy.According to Rystad's Oilfield Service Research report, service companies exposed to the offshore subsea market and the maintenance…

Vryhof Reports New Contracts

Jan 15, 2019

The Netherlands based offshore services provider Vryhof  announced on Tuesday its three businesses Deep Sea Mooring, Vryhof Anchors and Moorlink have been awarded up to $75 million in new contracts to start 2019.The contracts include deals for Vryhof Anchors for the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm…

Eni, Thailand's PTTEP Win Adnoc Exploration

Jan 14, 2019

Italy's Eni SpA and Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production Pcl secured rights to explore for oil and natural gas in Abu Dhabi from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), following Abu Dhabi’s first competitive block licensing round.A tweet from Adnoc said…

Norway Cuts 2019 Oil Output Forecast

Jan 11, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)’s forecasts show that Norway's oil output in 2019 will be smaller than previously forecast and its lowest level in three decades, although it should rebound in the following years.'After a minor decline in 2019…

Hess Made 10th Discovery at Stabroek Offshore

Dec 04, 2018

American global independent energy company Hess Corporation announced a tenth discovery offshore Guyana at the Pluma-1 well on the Stabroek Block.The company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas said that as…

IOG Delays North Sea Project Financing

Nov 29, 2018

UK based oil and gas development & production company Independent Oil and Gas Plc (IOG)cautioned that current oil price volatility and capital market conditions aren’t conducive to deliver its financing plan for the core Southern North Sea project before year-end…

Canadian Drillers Expect Flat Year

Nov 26, 2018

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) said that the Canadian oil and gas industry is simply too dysfunctional to anticipate any kind of quick recovery.As a result, Canadian service companies are exploring any and all options to generate positive cash flows…

Montha-1 Exploration Well Disappoints KrisEnergy

Nov 25, 2018

KrisEnergy, a Southeast Asian upstream company, focuses on the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas, has failed to find significant hydrocarbon shows in the Montha-1 exploration well in the reservation area of the G10/48 license in the Gulf of Thailand…

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