"Shah Deniz" News

BP Starts Production at East North Flank of Giant Shah Deniz Gas Field

Feb 27, 2024

BP has started production from the East North flank of the Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan, which is one of the largest gas-condensate fields in the world and the largest gas discovery ever made by BP.The East North flank, part of Shah Deniz 2 development…

BP Suspends Production at Azerbaijani Platform for Maintenance Works

Apr 29, 2024

BP, as the operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field development in the Caspian Sea, has kicked off planned maintenance (turnaround - TAR) works on the Deepwater Gunashli platform.In accordance with the plan, production from…

BP Starts Oil Production at Major New Platform Offshore Azerbaijan

Apr 17, 2024

BP, as the operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) project, has started oil production from the new Azeri Central East (ACE) platform as part of the ACG field development in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.The ACE platform is the…

Esgian Week 8 Report: Industry Positive About Upcycle

Feb 24, 2024

This week, Esgian reports in its Week 8 Rig Analytics Market Roundup that offshore drilling contractors have expressed their confidence in the strength and longevity of the current upcycle.Report outline:ContractsValaris has confirmed that the contract for the 8…

Turan Drilling & Engineering Bags $300M Offshore Contract in Azerbaijan

Oct 10, 2023

Turan Drilling & Engineering has secured a contract extension with a value of $300 million, for the provision of offshore drilling operations and maintenance services in Azerbaijan.The two-year extension, effective from April 2024, will see the company…

Why the Volatile South Caucasus is Important for Oil and Gas supplies

Sep 22, 2023

Azerbaijan is trying to take back control of Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway territory controlled by ethnic Armenians, in the latest escalation of a decades-old conflict. Developments over Karabakh could alter the geopolitical balance in the South Caucasus…

BP Spuds Exploration Well in Caspian Sea

Jan 27, 2023

Oil major BP, as the operator of the consortium behind the Azeri Shah Deniz field, has started drilling a new exploration well (SDX-8) in the contract area, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.The company is using the Heydar Aliyev semi-submersible drilling rig…

Petronas Units in Luxembourg Seized Again in $15B Arbitration Dispute

Feb 16, 2023

Luxembourg court bailiffs issued fresh seizure orders for two units of Malaysian state oil firm Petronas this week, following a bid by descendants of a former sultanate to enforce a $15-billion award they had won against Malaysia, according to the heirs' lawyer and court documents seen by Reuters…

BP Produced 20.4 mln Tonnes of Oil in Azerbaijan in 2022 - Ministry

Jan 13, 2023

BP produced 20.4 million tonnes of oil in Azerbaijan in 2022, the energy ministry said on Friday.Gas production from the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli (ACG) field totaled 13.4 billion cubic meters (bcm), the energy ministry said, while 25.2 bcm was produced from the Shah Deniz gas project…

BP Azerbaijan Suspends Output at Shah Deniz Field's Alpha Platform

Aug 16, 2022

BP Azerbaijan said on Monday that production at its Alpha platform at the Shah Deniz gas field had been suspended on Aug. 14 for 14 days for planned maintenance.The company said last month that the suspension was due this quarter.(Reuters - Reporting by Nailia Bagirova…

Oil Output at Azerbaijan's ACG stood at 5 mln t in Q1

May 05, 2022

Oil output at the BP-led Azeri–Chirag–Gunashli project in Azerbaijan amounted to 5 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2022, BP BP.L said on Thursday.BP also said the Shah Deniz field produced more than 6 billion standard cubic meters (bscm)…

Lukoil Increases Stake in Shah Deniz Offshore Gas Field in Azerbaijan

Feb 18, 2022

Russian oil company Lukoil has completed the acquisition of a 9.99% interest from Malaysia's Petronas in the Shah-Deniz gas field in Azerbaijan.The transaction value amounted to $1.45 billion, Lukoil said Friday.Following the completion of the deal…

Lukoil to Buy 9.99% in Shah Deniz and Not 15.5% as Partners Exercise Pre-emptive Rights

Dec 13, 2021

Russian oil firm Lukoil will acquire a 9.99% percent in the Shah Deniz offshore gas field in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea from Malaysia's Petronas and not 15.5% as agreed originally in October, as other partners in the field, BP and Socar…

Shah Deniz Field: Azerbaijan Signs New Gas Supply Deal with Turkey

Oct 14, 2021

Azerbaijan has signed a new deal with Turkey to supply gas from its giant offshore Shah Deniz I field, Azerbaijan's energy minister Parviz Shahbazov told Reuters on Thursday.Azerbaijan halted gas supplies from Shah Deniz I to Turkey in April after the contract expired…

Azerbaijan: Lukoil to Buy Petronas' Shah Deniz Field Stake for $2.25B

Oct 07, 2021

Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has agreed to acquire a 15.5% stake in the Shah Deniz offshore gas field in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea from Malaysia's Petronas.Lukoil said the value of the transaction was $2.25 billion, with the completion is subject to certain conditions precedent…

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