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Lukoil, Gazprom Neft in Enhanced Oil Recovery Pact

Oct 15, 2021

Russian oil companies Lukoil and Gazprom Neft have struck a deal to cooperate in the area of oil recovery enhancement projects. 'The agreement provides for joint work on improving chemical methods of enhanced oil recovery. It will lay the foundation…

Gas Exports Lift Norway Trade Surplus Record High

Oct 15, 2021

Norway's trade surplus rose last month to a record level thanks to soaring revenues from selling gas from its offshore fields, national statistics agency (SSB) data showed on Friday.With a daily output of around four million barrels of oil equivalent…

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…

Norway's New Gov't Appoints Oil Minister

Oct 14, 2021

Norway's new government named Labour's Marte Mjoes Persen as minister for petroleum and energy as the new cabinet took office on Thursday.Mjoes Persen, until recently the mayor of Norway's second city Bergen, will thus be in charge of energy…

Maersk Drilling to Provide Rigs for Danish Carbon Storage Project

Oct 14, 2021

Danish drilling contactor Maersk Drilling has been selected as the preferred supplier of drilling rig services for the Greensand offshore carbon storage project offshore Denmark.The framework agreement for drilling rig services has been signed with the Nini Joint Venture…

Putin: Russia Not Using Gas as a Weapon

Oct 13, 2021

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia was not using gas as a weapon and was ready to help ease Europe's energy crunch as the region's bloc called an emergency summit to tackle skyrocketing prices.Energy demand has surged as economies have rebounded from the pandemic…

Norway to Continue Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Incoming Gov't Says

Oct 13, 2021

Norway will continue to explore for oil and gas in the next four years, with most new drilling permits to come in mature regions of its oceans, the incoming government said on Wednesday.A minority coalition of the leftwing Labour Party and the…

X1 Wind Installs Rotor on its 'Downwind' Floating Wind System

Oct 13, 2021

Spanish floating wind technology company X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its 'downwind' floating wind system.'Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximize energy yields…

Gazprom Supplying Gas to Europe at Maximum Levels, Kremlin Says

Oct 13, 2021

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Russian gas giant Gazprom was supplying gas to Europe at maximum levels under existing contracts and any increase would need to be negotiated with the company.'Nothing can be delivered beyond the contracts…

GE's LM Wind Power Launches Second 107-meter Wind Turbine Blade Mold in Cherbourg, France

Oct 12, 2021

GE Renewable Energy's LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines, has launched its second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory in France, to address the industry’s demand for offshore wind turbine blades…

OKEA Drops Vette Oil Discovery Development

Oct 12, 2021

Norwegian oil company OKEA, the operator of the Vette license offshore Norway said Tuesday it had decided to propose to the license partners not to develop the Vette discovery further, 'due to the project’s insufficient financial robustness…

Harbour Energy Gets License to Store CO2 in North Sea

Oct 11, 2021

The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) to oil and gas company Harbour Energy, recently created via a merger between Premier Oil and Chrysaor.The license will cover an…

Tailwind Wraps Drilling at Evelyn Development. First Oil in Q4, 2022

Oct 11, 2021

The UK-focused oil company Tailwind has completed the drilling of the Evelyn field development well, at the Triton Cluster on the UK North Sea.In February this year, Tailwind sanctioned the Evelyn field project in the North sea, following approval by the UK oil and gas regulator OGA…

Vår Energi Makes Discovery at Rødhette Offshore Well

Oct 11, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has made a smaller than expected discovery at the Rødhette exploration well in the North Sea, off Norway.Vår Energi's partner Longboat said Monday that the well formally named 7122/6-3 S had encountered…

Baron Oil Beefs Up Stake in Promising North Sea Block

Oct 11, 2021

Baron Oil has officially increased its stake in a UK North Sea offshore block containing the Dunrobin prospect, dubbed one of the few remaining sizeable undrilled UK North Sea targets.Baron Oil said back in August that oil companies Corallian and Upland…

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