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Brent Drops Under $80 as Investors Wary of New Variant, Q1 Surplus

Nov 26, 2021

Brent slid nearly 4% to below $80 a barrel on Friday as a new COVID-19 variant spooked investors, adding to concerns that a global supply surplus could swell in the first quarter following the release of crude reserves by the United States and others…

BP Starts Production at Angola's Platina Oilfield

Nov 25, 2021

BP said on Thursday it had started production at the Platina oilfield offshore Angola, helping Africa's second biggest oil exporter slow a decline in output.The Platina field will be linked to BP's existing Greater Plutonio floating production…

Petrobras Raises Investment Plan to $68 Billion

Nov 24, 2021

Brazil's Petrobras said on Wednesday it expects to invest $68 billion from 2022 to 2026, a sharp increase from its previous five-year plan, as the state-run oil company seeks to grow oil production from the subsea pre-salt area.The oil production forecast for next year fell slightly…

Lukoil Sees Oil Output Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels in 2023

Nov 24, 2021

Lukoil, Russia's second-biggest oil producer, plans to produce 83 million to 84 million tonnes of oil a year in Russia over the next three years, with output returning to pre-pandemic levels in 2023, it said on Wednesday.The company, which earlier…

Brazil: Wood to Keep Maintaining Equinor's Peregrino Offshore Facilities

Nov 24, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has extended the contract with the engineering and consulting firm Wood for the delivery of maintenance solutions across the Peregrino wellhead platforms (WHP) and FPSO, located offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

U.S. Energy Secretary: Firms Making Huge Profits, Should Increase Oil Supply

Nov 24, 2021

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Tuesday urged U.S. energy companies to increase oil supply amid 'enormous profits' as President Joe Biden seeks to bring down the price of gasoline for American families.Granholm said the oil and gas…

U.S., Global Partners Challenge OPEC+ with Coordinated Release of Oil From Reserves

Nov 23, 2021

The United States said on Tuesday it would release millions of barrels of oil from strategic reserves in coordination with China, India, South Korea, Japan and Britain, to try to cool prices after OPEC+ producers repeatedly ignored calls for more crude…

Norway: Aibel Bags $560M Worth of Contracts with Equinor, Partners

Nov 23, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has, on behalf of the license partners in Krafla, Gina Krog, Asterix fields, and Gassco at Kårstø, signed contracts with engineering and construction firm Aibel worth around five billion Norwegian crowns (nearly $560 million)…

China: CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Lufeng Offshore Development

Nov 23, 2021

Chinese national oil company CNOOC has started producing oil from Lufeng offshore oil fields in the eastern section of the South China Sea.The oil fields include Lufeng 14-4 oil field, Lufeng 14-8 oil field, Lufeng 15-1 oil field, and Lufeng 22-1 oil field…

PJV to Equip Brazil-bound FPSO Duo with Valves

Nov 23, 2021

PJ Valves (PJV), a manufacturer and supplier of valves for the energy industry, has secured orders to supply valves for two FPSOs in Brazil.One of these FPSOs is planned to be one of the largest offshore oil producing units in the world. The FPSO…

Guyana to Request Stronger Financial Guarantees from Oil Operators

Nov 23, 2021

Guyana is getting ready to raise requirements on oil operators to protect the nation against spills and future removal costs of production platforms, the head of its environmental agency told Reuters.Guyana currently requires financial assurance…

Colombia Looking to Add 3 bln Barrels of Oil Equivalent in New Reserves by 2040

Nov 22, 2021

Colombia will look to add 3 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) to its hydrocarbon reserves by 2040, Armando Zamora, president of the national hydrocarbons agency (ANH), said on Friday.The addition of these reserves will guarantee Colombia's energy self-sufficiency said Zamora…

Ecuador Planning Auctions for Oil Blocks, Refinery in 2022

Nov 22, 2021

Ecuador hopes to hold at least four auctions in 2022 to award oil blocks and the operation of Esmeraldas, its largest refinery, to private companies as it seeks to pull in billions of dollars in investments, Energy Minister Juan Carlos Bermeo said on Friday…

Petrobras Taps Saipem for $940M Búzios 7 SURF EPCI

Nov 22, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded Italy's Saipem a new contract worth $940 million for the delivery of subsea umbilicals, risers, and flowlines (SURF) for the installation of a rigid riser-based subsea system for a project offshore Brazil…

Woodside, BHP Sanction $12B Scarborough LNG Project

Nov 22, 2021

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group gave their final go-aheads to spend $12 billion to develop the Scarborough gas field off Western Australia and expand the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, with the first cargo expected in 2026.The approval…

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