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Qatar Petroleum Changes Name to Reflect 'Broader Strategy'

Oct 11, 2021

Qatar changed the name of its state-owned oil and gas firm to Qatar Energy from Qatar Petroleum to reflect what it said was a broader strategy but said it had no plans to sell assets to raise funds as other Gulf state producers have.'We have plenty of cash,' Chief Executive Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday, indicating the Qatari firm would not follow in the footsteps of Gulf rivals that have sold assets…

QatarEnergy Farms Into ExxonMobil's Block Offshore Canada

Oct 25, 2021

QatarEnergy has signed a deal for a 40% stake in one of ExxonMobil’s major offshore explorations in Canada, the Qatar state-owned oil and gas firm said on Sunday.The deal marks QatarEnergy’s first foray into offshore exploration in Canada, the company said in a statement…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Petroleum Orders LNG Carrier Quartet in China

Oct 04, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has ordered four new LNG carriers from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, a subsidiary of China's CSSC, as part of its North Field expansion project.'These four carriers are the first batch of orders in Qatar Petroleum’s massive LNG shipbuilding program…

Qatar Strikes Long-Term LNG Supply Deal with China's CNOOC

Sep 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a long-term LNG sales deal with China's CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).QP will supply of 3.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to CNOOC over a 15-year period starting January 2022…

Qatar Petroleum Selects Técnicas Reunidas for North Field Expansion Project EPC

Aug 24, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for its North Field Expansion Project to Técnicas Reunidas S.A., a Spanish-based contractor that provides EPC services to the energy industry.Técnicas Reunidas…

Report: Qatar's Oct-loading al-Shaheen Crude Term Price Set at 2-month Low

Aug 18, 2021

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has set the term price for al-Shaheen crude cargoes loading in October at $2.62 a barrel above Dubai quotes, the lowest premium in two months, several trade sources said on Wednesday.The price was set after QP sold three cargoes via a tender at premiums ranging from $2 to $2…

Offshore Driller Vantage Posts Q2 Loss, but Wins Big in Qatar

Aug 13, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage drilling this week posted a net loss of $29 million in the second quarter of 2021, but its CEO was optimistic on the back of several important jack-up drilling rig contracts secured recently, especially in Qatar…

South Korea's DSME to Build Offshore Platform for Al-Shaheen Field in Qatar

Jul 15, 2021

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order to build a fixed offshore platform for the Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar.The order, worth around KRW 725.3 billion ($635,3 million) was made by the North Oil Company (NOC)…

Qatar Petroleum to Acquire Shares in Three Blocks Offshore South Africa

Jul 05, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed agreements with France's TotalEnergies to acquire interests in three offshore exploration blocks in South Africa.Subject to regulatory approvals, Qatar Petroleum will hold a 25% stake in the South Outeniqua block, a 30% interest in the DWOB block…

Qatar Petroleum Hires Banks for Jumbo Bond Sale

Jun 28, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has hired a group of banks to arrange a four-tranche issuance of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed, for what will be its debut public bond sale months after it signed a contract to boost its liquefied natural gas output…

TotalEnergies Confirms Suriname Offshore Block Awards

Jun 25, 2021

France's TotalEnergies confirmed Friday it had with its partner Qatar Petroleum been awarded Block 6 and Block 8 in the Suriname SHO Bid Round 2020/2021. TotalEnergies will operate the two shallow-water blocks, with depths between 30 meters and 50 meters…

Valaris Tallies Jack-up Contract Off Qatar

Jun 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris said Tuesday that it had secured work for one of its jack-up drilling rigs off the coast of Qatar.The company said it was awarded a contract with North Oil Company, which will see the VALARIS JU-110 deployed…

TotalEnergies, Qatar Petroleum, Chevron Submit Winning Bids for Suriname Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron, and a consortium between France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's Qatar Petroleum have submitted winning bids for shallow-water offshore acreage in Suriname, Suriname's national oil company Staatsolie said Friday.Staatsolie…

North Oil Company Books JDC Jack-Up Rig for Al-Shaheen Operations

Jun 16, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) has secured an offshore drilling contract with North Oil Company in Qatar.JDC will provide its jack-up drilling rig Hakuryu-10 over a three-year contract at Qatar's giant offshore oil field Al-Shaheen…

First Qatari Offshore Well Stimulation Vessel Starts Operations

Apr 21, 2021

Qatari shipping and offshore services company Milaha and oilfield services giant Schlumberger held a virtual event to mark the start of operations of the first Qatari-owned offshore well stimulation vessel Halul-48, Milaha said Monday.The collaboration…

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