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Suncor Tops Profit Estimates on Strong Refining Margins

Nov 09, 2023

Canada's Suncor Energy beat market estimates for third-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strong refining margins and higher sales volumes from its oil sands operations. Demand for refined products remained stable during the quarter after…

ADNOC to Cut 2024 Upper Zakum Oil Supply to Some Term Buyers -sources

Nov 09, 2023

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has notified some term customers that it will reduce the volume of Upper Zakum crude oil supply in 2024, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.The move could affect supplies to China…

ABS Approves New FPSO Newbuild Hull Design Concept

Nov 08, 2023

Classification society ABS announced it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for a the Sterling Streamline, a next generation concept design for large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) newbuild hulls from India's Shapoorji Pallonji Energy (SPE)…

Global Fossil Fuel Production Plans Far Exceed Climate Targets, U.N. Says

Nov 08, 2023

Global fossil fuel production in 2030 is set to be more than double the levels that are deemed consistent with meeting climate goals set under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the United Nations and researchers said on Wednesday.The United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) report…

Saudi Aramco Net Profit Drops Broadly as Expected, Shares Inch Up

Nov 07, 2023

Saudi Aramco on Tuesday reported a 23% fall in third-quarter net profit on the back of lower oil prices and volumes sold, marginally beating analyst estimates and helping underpin its shares.Net profit fell to $32.6 billion for the quarter to Sept…

McDermott Secures 'Large' Offshore Project Contract in India

Nov 07, 2023

Offshore transportation and installation contractor McDermott said Tuesday it had won a 'large' transportation and installation contract with India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the KG-DWN-98/2 development project, located off the east coast of India…

Norway: Lime Petroleum to Farm Into North Sea Oil & Gas Field

Nov 07, 2023

Rex International's subsidiary Lime Petroleum has entered into sale and purchase agreements with the Norwegian oil firms DNO and OKEA to acquire a stake in a Norwegian North Sea License containing the Brasse field, which is expected to start commercial production in 2027…

UK to Legislate for Annual North Sea Oil and Gas Licence Rounds

Nov 06, 2023

The British government plans to legislate to mandate annual North Sea oil and gas licensing rounds, in a move Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says would create certainty for the industry during a transition to greener energy.In July the government…

Production Starts from Seagull North Sea Oil and Gas Field

Nov 06, 2023

Oil major BP said Monday that production had started from the Seagull oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.Seagull has been developed by Neptune Energy as a subsea tieback to the BP-operated central processing facility (CPF) of the Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) in the central North Sea…

Murphy Oil Expects First Oil from Lac Da Vang Field in Vietnam in 2026

Nov 03, 2023

Murphy Oil Corp expects the first oil from the Lac Da Vang field in Block 15-1/05 in the Cuu Long Basin, offshore Vietnam, in 2026, the U.S. company said.The firm's board of directors have sanctioned the development of the project, where the company holds a 40% working interest…

Two Massive Floating Wind Farms Planned to Power North Sea Oil Platforms

Nov 02, 2023

Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, have signed exclusivity agreements for two floating offshore wind developments with up to a total of 1.9 gigawatt (GW) capacity under Crown Estate Scotland’s…

Cenovus Energy's Quarterly Profit Rises as Production Climbs

Nov 02, 2023

Canadian oil and gas firm Cenovus Energy's CVE.TO quarterly profit rose on Thursday, helped by strong demand for crude oil amid tight supplies and higher production.Supply cuts from OPEC+ countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia kept the crude oil market tight…

Shell Reports $6.2B Third-quarter Profit, Boosts Buybacks

Nov 02, 2023

Shell on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $6.2 billion, in line with expectations, on higher refining margins and strong liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading.The company announced share buybacks of $3.5 billion over the next three months…

Eni Could more than Double Gas Production in Indonesia, Top Exec says

Oct 31, 2023

Italy's Eni could more than double its gas production in Indonesia thanks to the development of a recent discovery and potential synergies with assets it already owns, a company executive said on Friday.Eni announced earlier this month a gas find at Geng North-1…

World Bank Sees Lower 2024 Oil Price, but Middle East War Could Cause Spike

Oct 31, 2023

The World Bank said on Monday it expected global oil prices to average $90 a barrel in the fourth quarter and fall to an average of $81 in 2024 as slowing growth eases demand, but warned that an escalation of the latest Middle East conflict could spike prices significantly higher…

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