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BP Says Bid to Acquire Stake in Israel's NewMed on Track

Oct 13, 2023

BP and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co's (ADNOC) $2 billion bid to acquire a 50% stake in Israeli gas producer NewMed Energy remains on track, a BP executive has told investors.BP remained 'very optimistic' about the deal despite the escalation of…

Mozambique Attack Survivors File Complaint Against TotalEnergies

Oct 12, 2023

Survivors and relatives of victims of a 2021 insurgent attack in Mozambique have filed a complaint against TotalEnergies for negligence and indirect manslaughter, saying the company had failed to ensure the safety of subcontractors.TotalEnergies rejected the allegations…

Explainer - How Does Norway Export Its Natural Gas?

Oct 12, 2023

A gas pipeline and a data cable connecting Finland and Estonia under the Baltic Sea sustained damaged on Sunday due to 'outside activity' according to Helsinki, stoking concern over the security of energy supply in the region.Finland's neighbor Norway is Europe's largest gas exporter…

Shift from Oil to Gas is a Key Pillar of Eni Transformation, CEO Says

Oct 10, 2023

Italian energy group Eni will continue to gradually shift its activity from oil to gas in the coming years, the group's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding the move has been one of the pillars of Eni's transformation strategy.'An important…

Output Disruption in Israel to Have Limited Impact on Europe Gas prices- Goldman

Oct 10, 2023

Gas production curtailment in Israel due to the ongoing conflict is likely to tighten global balances, but the impact on European gas prices is marginal for now, Goldman Sachs said.'Tightening of global LNG balances as marginal for TTF prices for now…

Israel Shuts Down Production from Tamar Offshore Gas Field

Oct 09, 2023

Israel is suspending production at the Tamar gas field off its southern coast and will seek alternative fuel sources to meet its needs, the energy ministry said on Monday, following three days of violence in the region.Chevron, which operates the field…

Gas Prices Rise in Europe on Australia LNG Strikes, Middle East Tension Fears

Oct 09, 2023

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices rose on Monday morning as workers at Chevron liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities voted to restart strikes, expectations of colder weather, and amid fears of tension in the Middle East region.The Dutch November contract rose by 3…

Vietnam Faces Years-Long Delays for Gas Production in South China Sea as Exxon Mobil and Gazprom Projects Stalled

Oct 06, 2023

Vietnam expects further years-long delays before offshore blocks being developed by U.S. major Exxon Mobil and Russia's Gazprom will be producing gas, according to a draft government document seen by Reuters.The new timeline casts fresh doubts…

Chevron Australia LNG Workers Back Strike Threat in Second Meeting, No Talks

Oct 06, 2023

Workers at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia voted to restart strikes on Friday, endorsing a similar move by colleagues at a meeting less than 24 hours earlier.Night-shift workers at Chevron's Gorgon and…

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC Approves Multi-Billion-Dollar Hail and Ghasha Offshore Gas Project

Oct 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas company ADNOC has reached the final investment decision and award of contracts for the Hail and Ghasha Offshore Development project offshore Abu Dhabi.Hail and Ghasha are part of Abu Dhabi’s Ghasha Concession which is set to produce more than 1…

Norway: OKEA's First Operated Offshore Development Starts Production

Oct 03, 2023

The Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA said Tuesday it had started production from the Hasselmus gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea, on October 1, 2023. As a subsea tie-back to the Draugen platform, Hasselmus is expected to add 4,400 barrels of oil equivalents per day to production at plateau…

Eni's Geng North-1 Well Reveals Massive Gas Find Offshore East Kalimantan

Oct 02, 2023

Italian oil and gas firm Eni said Monday it had made a significant gas discovery from the Geng North-1 exploration well drilled in North Ganal PSC, about 85 km off the coast of East Kalimantan in Indonesia. 'Preliminary estimates indicate a…

Europe: Gas Prices Fall as Some Norwegian Outages End

Sep 29, 2023

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices fell on Friday morning as Norwegian pipeline supplies picked up after some maintenance outages ended.The Dutch October contract edged down by 0.68 euro to 38.95 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) by 0820 GMT…

Challenges Loom as Colombia Seeks Offshore Gas Development

Sep 29, 2023

Offshore development of new gas assets has been identified as a key piece to Colombia’s long-term energy security, but significant challenges remain. The size, production capability, and required infrastructure investments all make the situation uncertain…

Europe Heads More Comfortably into Winter Without Russia's Nord Stream Gas

Sep 27, 2023

High levels of gas storage, lower energy prices and new sources of fuel mean Europe is heading into a second winter with scarce Russian gas in a more comfortable position than a year ago.After decades of relying on Russia to supply cheap gas…

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