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Seplat Looking to Buy Exxon's Shallow Water Fields in Nigeria

Nov 29, 2021

Nigeria's Seplat Energy along with a partner is in talks to buy ExxonMobil's shallow-water oilfields in the African nation, the company said on Monday, cautioning there was no certainty about the outcome.In recent years, Exxon has been exiting…

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

Nov 29, 2021

The Biden administration proposed a slew of changes on Friday to the nation's federal oil and gas leasing program, including hiking fees on drilling companies and limiting their access to sensitive wildlife and cultural zones.The recommendations…

Oil Rebounds to Above $76 on Speculation Omicron-related Drop Exaggerated

Nov 29, 2021

Oil rebounded by more than 5% on Monday to above $76 a barrel as some investors viewed Friday's slump in oil and financial markets on concern about the Omicron coronavirus variant as overdone.Top officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies…

PXGEO Completes 4D OBN Program for Petrobras in Brazil

Nov 29, 2021

Marine seismic contractor PXGEO has completed the Sapinhoa 4D Baseline ocean bottom node program in the deepwater Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, for the BMS-9 consortium, which is controlled by Petrobras.The four-month project, which used PXGEO's Manta OBN technology…

Equinor Exits Ireland with $434M Sale of Corrib Gas Field Stake to Vermilion Energy

Nov 29, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has agreed to sell its stake in the Corrib offshore gas project in Ireland to Vermilion Energy.The transaction is organized through a share sale of Equinor Energy Ireland Limited, a company 100% owned by Equinor ASA…

Germany Working with U.S. on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

Nov 29, 2021

Germany said on Sunday it was continuing to work closely with the United States on implementing a deal on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which runs under the Baltic Sea and carries gas from Russia to Germany.Germany's foreign ministry said it continued to coordinate closely with the U…

McDermott Wraps Net Zero LNG Construction Study for Shell

Nov 29, 2021

Offshore engineering and construction company McDermott said Monday it had completed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction study  for Shell, 'identifying tangible reduction pathways toward net-zero construction emissions.'The results of…

Morgan Stanley Slashes Q1 2022 Brent Crude Price Forecast on Omicron Risks

Nov 29, 2021

Morgan Stanley on Monday cut its first quarter 2022 Brent crude price forecast to $82.50 per barrel from $95 on market expectations that the Omicron coronavirus variant could turn into a major headwind for oil demand.The market appears to be…

Expro Reels in $50M Worth of Subsea Contracts in Malaysia, Australia

Nov 29, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro said Monday it had secured four 'significant' subsea well access contracts in Malaysia and Australia worth more than $50 million. Two contracts are in Australia and two in Malaysia. One contract is with Shell in Malaysia…

Snam Buys Stake in Algerian Gas Pipelines from Eni

Nov 29, 2021

Italy's Snam has agreed to buy a stake in pipelines carrying Algerian gas into Italy in a move that could pave the way for hydrogen imports from Africa into Europe.Europe's biggest gas infrastructure group said on Saturday it would pay energy company Eni 385 million euros ($436 million) for a 49…

Shell, CoensHexicon JV Gets EBL for Floating Wind Project in South Korea

Nov 29, 2021

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and CoensHexicon, has secured an Electricity Business License (EBL) for its floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea. The EBL from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy…

Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan in Gas Swap Deal

Nov 29, 2021

Iran, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan have signed a gas swap deal for up to 2 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year, Iranian state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.Under the swap deal, Iran will receive gas from Turkmenistan and deliver an equivalent amount to Azerbaijan at the Astara border…

Omicron Threatens Oil Demand Recovery

Nov 29, 2021

Asian oil refiners' margins have slumped to the lowest in nearly five months amid worries that the Omicron coronavirus variant could deal another blow to oil demand recovery, already hit by rising COVID-19 cases in Europe.Governments worldwide…

Australia: Western Gas Hires Valaris Offshore Rig for 'High-impact' Sasanof Offshore Well

Nov 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas has signed a formal contract with offshore drilling firm Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well.The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in permit WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow…

UK North Sea: CNOOC Brings Online Buzzard Phase II

Nov 29, 2021

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has started production from the Buzzard Phase II development in the UK North Sea.Buzzard Phase II sits around 100 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen, Scotland, with an average water depth of approximately 96 meters…

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