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Total Makes 'Encouraging' North Sea Discovery

Mar 17, 2020

Total has made a hydrocarbon discovery at the Isabella exploration well in the UK Central North Sea, Neptune Energy, Total's partner in the project has informed.Neptune Energy has described Isabella as 'an encouraging hydrocarbon discovery'…

Chevron Wraps Sale of Malampaya Field Stake

Mar 13, 2020

U.S. oil major Chevron has completed the exit from the Shell-operated Malampaya gas project offshore the Philippines with the sale of its 45% non-operating interest in the field to Udenna Corporation. The sale deal was signed in October 2019…

Santos Sells 25% in Darwin LNG and Bayu Undan Field for $390M

Mar 12, 2020

Australia's oil and gas company Santos will sell a 25% interest in Darwin LNG and Bayu Undan gas condensate offshore field to SK E&S for US$390 million with effect from October 1, 2019 with customary adjustments on completion.Santos also said…

Cooper Energy: Sole Field Gas Flows to Orbost Plant

Mar 11, 2020

Oil and gas company Cooper Energy focused on southeast Australia, has said that its Sole gas project has passed a critical milestone.The company said the milestone was achieved with the first flow of gas from the Sole gas field in the Gippsland…

CNOOC Pondering Internal Merger for Gas, Power Unit

Mar 10, 2020

China National Offshore Oil and Gas Corp (CNOOC) is set to inject its struggling natural gas terminal and power unit into its flagship listed vehicle CNOOC Ltd, three senior sources with knowledge of the matter said. The plan for the internal merger…

Serica Resumes Production from Bruce Platform

Mar 09, 2020

London-listed Serica Energy has resumed production from its Bruce platform in the UK sector of the North Sea, following a halt in January.Production was halted on Bruce while engineering work was carried out to secure an unused caisson, which was found to be in a deteriorated condition…

Worley Lands Chirag Platform Work Off Azerbaijan

Mar 06, 2020

BP-operated Azerbaijan International Operating Co. (AIOC) has awarded Worley a contract for engineering, procurement and construction services as part of a gas lift project. Under the contract, ASX-listed oilfield services firm Worley will provide engineering…

Coronavirus to Cut 2020 Oil, Gas Spend by $30B

Feb 28, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak could cut oil industry investment this year by tens of billions of dollars and delay the delivery of offshore installations currently being built at Asian yards, Oslo-based consultancy Rystad Energy predicted on Friday…

Rystad Further Cuts Oil Price Forecast

Feb 27, 2020

Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy has further slashed its expected oil price estimates for 2020, citing the effect of the coronavirus epidemic. What is more, Rystad says another downward revision might happen soon.'As China’s…

Iran to Boost Gas Output Capacity with New Offshore Platform

Feb 26, 2020

Iran will be able to produce more than 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas per day once the final platform is installed at the South Pars offshore field, its oil minister was quoted as saying on Monday by the official IRIB news agency.South Pars…

Woodside, BHP Align Scarborough Gas Field Interests

Feb 26, 2020

Australian companies Woodside and BHP have agreed to align their participating interests across the WA-1-R (Scarborough) and WA-62-R (North Scarborough) titles containing the undeveloped Scarborough gas field.The alignment will result in Woodside holding a 73…

Indonesia's Oil & Gas Output Set for Drop

Feb 24, 2020

Indonesia's oil and gas output is expected to contract for a fourth consecutive year in 2020, as aging fields and delays to new projects keep production levels below government targets, analysts said.The output decline comes as Jakarta proposes…

Cooper Eyeing Annie Gas Find Start-Up in 2022

Feb 24, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Cooper Energy might bring its Annie gas discovery online in 2022.Cooper, in cooperation with Mitsui E&P, made the discovery at the Annie-1 well, located 9 kilometers offshore Victoria, Australia, in September 2019…

Norway: Oil industry 2020 Spending Set to Rise

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas investments, the key driver of the country's economy, will rise more than previously expected this year before declining in 2021, an industry survey by the national statistics agency (SSB) showed on Thursday.The survey is closely watched by Norway's central bank…

Wintershall Noordzee Starts Gas Production from Sillimanite Field

Feb 20, 2020

Wintershall Noordzee has started gas production from its operated Sillimanite field in the North Sea area between the UK and the Netherlands.The company, a joint venture of Wintershall Dea and Gazprom EP International, said Thursday the unitized gas field…

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