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Projects

ConocoPhillips may sell its North Sea assets

ConocoPhillips is looking to sell its UK North Sea assets after receiving an unsolicited offer

16 November 2018
Projects

Libya needs $60 bln to revive its oil and gas industry – NOC chairman

Libya needs $60 billion of investment to rebuild its domestic energy industry, Mustafa Sanalla, chairman of the country’s National Oil Corp., has said.

16 November 2018
UAVs can be used to inspect rigs Projects

IOCs aim to cut production costs with drones

Harnessing new technologies such as drones and renewable energy will help IOCs to drive down the cost of producing oil and gas.

16 November 2018
The Sharjah skyline. Licensing Rounds

Sharjah sees strong interest in licensing round

Twelve companies have prequalified for the round, which is offering three onshore blocks in the emirate.

15 November 2018
Projects

CNOOC to supply 2.4 bcm to north China from SCS fields and Zhuhai LNG

CNOOC will supply 2.4 billion cubic metres of gas to northern China this winter heating season via the Zhuhai LNG terminal and offshore fields in the South China sea

15 November 2018
Projects

Changqing Oilfield will increase winter gas supply to 115 MMcm/d

CNPC’s Changqing Oilfield unit will increase its peak gas supplies this winter by 1.74% year on year

15 November 2018
Projects

Total to restart drilling offshore South Africa

Total has said it will resume spudding an exploratory well off South Africa in December

15 November 2018
Projects

Azerbaijan’s president approves PSA for Caspian Sea block

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has approved the PSA for Block D230 in the Caspian Sea.

15 November 2018
Projects

Romania’s president signs offshore law

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has signed his country’s offshore law, local media have reported.

15 November 2018
Projects

Production to start at Ca Tam field in January

Vietnamese-Russian joint venture Vietsovpetro will start production at the Ca Tam oilfield offshore southern Vietnam in mid-January 2019

14 November 2018
Discoveries & Reserves

China tries to block foreign explorers from South China Sea

China has used negotiations over a code of conduct governing the South China Sea to try to block countries from outside the region being involved in exploration within it.

14 November 2018
Projects

Shell and Anadarko clash over Mozambique gas obligation

Shell has accused Anadarko of refusing to supply enough gas from a project in Mozambique for a GTL plant Shell plans to build in the country.

14 November 2018
Projects

Chinese gas output up 8% in October

China’s gas production increased by 7.5% year on year in October, to 13.4 billion cubic metres.

14 November 2018
Discoveries & Reserves

Jambaran-Tiung Biru project to start drilling in H2 2019

Pertamina EP Cepu will start drilling at the Jambaran-Tiung Biru gas project in East Java’s Bojonegoro Regency in the second half of 2019.

14 November 2018
Projects

Emerson to modernise Algerian gas plant

Emerson has signed a $32 million contract with Sonatrach to modernise the Alrar gas treatment plant.

14 November 2018
Projects

Turkey acquires vessel for oil and gas exploration in the Black Sea

Turkey has acquired a second vessel for offshore oil and gas exploration, which it will deploy in the Black Sea.

14 November 2018
Unconventional Gas

Southwest Oil & Gas Field doubles Sichuan shale gas output

PetroChina’s Southwest Oil & Gas Field subsidiary is producing 12.8 million cubic metres per day of shale gas in the south of Sichuan province

13 November 2018
Projects

CNOOC starts construction work at Lingshui 17-2 gas field

CNOOC officially started major construction work on the Lingshui 17-2 gas field on Monday

13 November 2018
Licensing Rounds

Sudan to launch tender for 30 oil and gas concessions

Sudan will launch a licensing round for 30 oil and gas concessions in a bid to attract Western companies back to its petroleum industry

13 November 2018
Drilling in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale, where Total has gained expertise Discoveries & Reserves

ADNOC jumps on unconventionals bandwagon

ADNOC is partnering with Total to develop Abu Dhabi’s unconventional gas reserves, but a more competitive market will be needed to encourage further investment in the sector.

13 November 2018

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