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Qatar Strikes Second Big LNG Supply Deal with China

Jun 20, 2023

Qatar on Tuesday secured its second large gas supply deal with a Chinese state-controlled company in less than a year, putting Asia clearly ahead in the race to secure gas supplies from Doha's massive production expansion project.China National…

ADNOC L&S to Build $975M Artificial Island for Lower Zakum Offshore Field

Jun 08, 2023

ADNOC Offshore has awarded ADNOC Logistics and Services a $975-million contract to build an artificial island for an offshore oil field project in Abu Dhabi.According to ADNOC L&S, at least 75% of the total contract value for dredging, land…

Saudi Output Cut Unlikely to Lift Oil Prices to High $80s-low $90s, Citi Says

Jun 06, 2023

Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia's one million barrel per day (bpd) oil output cut is unlikely to underpin a 'sustainable price increase' into the high $80s-low $90s with weak fundamentals pointing to lower prices by year-end, Citi analysts said in a note on Tuesday…

AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

Brent May Rise Toward $100/bbl as Saudi Output Cut Could Worsen Supply Gap - Analysts

Jun 05, 2023

A global shortfall in crude oil supply is set to deepen in the third quarter as the world's top exporter Saudi Arabia pledged extra output cuts from July in a move likely to push Brent towards $100 a barrel by the end of the year, analysts said…

Saudi Pledges Big Oil Cuts in July as OPEC+ Extends Deal into 2024

Jun 05, 2023

Saudi Arabia will make a deep cut to its output in July on top of a broader OPEC+ deal to limit supply into 2024 as the group seeks to boost flagging oil prices.Saudi's energy ministry said the country's output would drop to 9 million barrels per day (bpd) in July from around 10 million bpd in May…

Iraq Approves $416.9M to Build Third Offshore Export Pipeline. Dutch Firm Selected for the Job

May 31, 2023

The Iraqi cabinet approved on Tuesday $416.9 million for the construction of a third offshore export pipeline, it said in a statement.Iraq's state-run Basra Oil Company has contracted Dutch company Royal Boskalis to construct the pipeline, which…

QatarEnergy to Sign Long-term Asian LNG Supply Deal on Thursday - Source

May 30, 2023

QatarEnergy will sign a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with an Asian entity on Thursday, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The deal will be one of many to come this year as the major LNG producer secures sales for its North Field expansion project…

US, EU Lawmakers Push to Depose UAE's Jaber from Climate Talks

May 24, 2023

Over 100 members of the U.S. Congress and European Parliament called on Tuesday for Sultan al-Jaber to be removed as the designated head of the upcoming COP28 climate talks, saying the oil exec's appointment threatened the integrity of negotiations…

Aramco Names Presidents for Upstream and Downstream Businesses

May 18, 2023

Saudi Arabian oil giant 2 Aramco on Thursday named Nasir al-Naimi and Mohammed Al Qahtani as presidents of its upstream and downstream businesses, respectively, in a move designed to support the company's growth plans. The newly created positions and appointments…

QatarEnergy Awards $10B EPC Contract to Technip Energies-led Joint Venture

May 16, 2023

QatarEnergy has awarded Technip Energies-led joint venture with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a $10 billion engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning contract for the onshore facilities of the North Field South Project (NFS)…

Cyprus and Israel Discussing Offshore Gas Pipeline Link

May 16, 2023

Cyprus and Israel are in talks over the construction of a pipeline linking their offshore gas fields, Cyprus's energy minister said on Monday.But George Papanastasiou appeared to play down prospects for an 'EastMed' pipeline taking eastern Mediterranean gas to continental Europe…

Win Up to $1 Million: ADNOC Launches Global Competition to "Reshape Energy Landscape"

May 11, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas giant ADNOC on Thursday launched a global competition to find innovations that will 'reshape the global energy landscape.'The Decarbonization Technology Challenge is being supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), BP…

Aramco Q1 Profit Falls 19% to $31.9B

May 09, 2023

Saudi oil giant Aramco posted a first-quarter net profit of 119.54 billion riyals ($31.88 billion) on Tuesday, a fall of about 19% from the previous year.It said the drop was mainly driven by lower crude prices, although partially offset by…

TotalEnergies Hires Semi-submersible Drilling Rig for Lebanon’s Offshore Block 9

May 03, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies, in agreement with its partners ENI and QatarEnergy, announced on Tuesday that they signed a firm contract with Transocean to hire the drilling rig that will drill an exploration well on Block 9 offshore Lebanon…

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