A rig in the Tamar field, offshore Israel. Development of the nearby Tanin and karish fields is to be brought forward. (Transocean) Projects

Energean unveils plans for Karish and Tanin fields

Energean is speeding up the development programme for Israel’s Karish and Tanin fields with the aim of achieving first gas by 2020.

Larry Bottomley, CEO of Chariot (Chariot) Discoveries & Reserves

Chariot looking for partners in Namibia – CEO

Larry Bottomley, chief executive of Chariot Oil & Gas, tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the company’s activities in Namibia.

New US upstream projects will double this year – Woodmac

The amount of new upstream oil and gas projects in the United States are forecast to double in 2017, Wood Mackenzie has reported.

16 January 2017

Anadarko sells Eagle Ford shale assets to Sanchez and Blackstone

Houston-based Anadarko Petroleum has agreed to sell its South Texas Eagle Ford shale assets to Sanchez Energy Corp and Blackstone Group for $2.3 billion.

16 January 2017

Iran adds more IOCs to bidding prequalification list

Iran is adding several more names to its list of IOCs that are prequalified to participate in its upstream oil and gas tenders.

16 January 2017

Exxon developing Vietnam’s Blue Whale project

ExxonMobil has signed two agreements with PetroVietnam and its subsidiaries to develop of the Blue Whale gas project offshore Vietnam.

16 January 2017

Faroe Petroleum starts work on Boné exploration well

Oil and gas exploration company Faroe Petroleum has started work on the Boné exploration well in the western part of the Norwegian Barents Sea.

13 January 2017

Southern Iraq reaches 20 MMcm/d gas output

Southern Iraq is producing around 20 million cubic metres per day of gas.

13 January 2017

South Korea looks to secure US LNG before Trump takes office

South Korea is looking to expand its imports of shale gas from the United States before any possible trade disputes with President-elect Donald Trump.

13 January 2017

Philippines has backup plan for Malampaya maintenance

The Philippines Department of Energy has said it will ensure there is enough backup power to stop brownouts while the Malampaya field is shut down for maintenance.

13 January 2017

British Columbia boosts gas output and exports in 9M 2016

British Columbia’s gas production and exports to the United States increased by 7% in the first nine months of 2016.

13 January 2017

Energean plans to tap Israeli fields

Greece’s Energean Oil & Gas plans to build its own production system to tap two Israeli offshore gas fields at a cost of up to $1.5 billion.

12 January 2017

Iran prioritises Tous gas field

Iran is prioritising the development of the Tous gas field in the north-east of the country, according to Mohammad Mam Beigi of East Oil & Gas Production Co.

12 January 2017

US cancels final Lewis and Clark National Forest oil and gas leases

The United States Bureau of Land Management has cancelled the last two oil and gas leases in the Lewis and Clark National Forest in northwest Montana.

12 January 2017

India seeks advice on gas flow compensation claims

The Indian government is seeking legal advice on whether it can recover $1.55 billion in compensation from Reliance Industries as part of a gas dispute with ONGC.

12 January 2017

Drilling up in Latin America but Mexico hits zero

Gas-focused drilling ticked up in Latin America in December, but Mexico has dropped from 12 rigs to zero in two years.

12 January 2017

Sinopec’s Yuanba field production hits 4.16 bcm

Sinopec’s Yuanba gas field in southwest China’s Sichuan Basin has produced a cumulative 4.16 billion cubic metres of gas since it came online in December 2014.

11 January 2017

Production at South Pars Phase 16 on hold following pipeline leak

Production at Phase 16 of the South Pars gas field in Iran has been interrupted because of damage to a marine pipeline that caused a leak.

11 January 2017

Canada will not extend Arctic offshore licences

The Canadian government will not extend existing Arctic offshore oil and exploration licences.

9 January 2017

US oil rig count climbs by four

The number of active oil drilling rigs in the United States increased for the 10th consecutive week for the week ending 6 January, with four oil rigs added.

9 January 2017

Petrofac wins $600 mln Omani EPC contract

Petrofac has been selected for an EPC contract worth nearly $600 million to work on the Salalah LPG project in southern Oman.

9 January 2017

Lebanon prepares to relaunch licensing round

Lebanon is still waiting for crucial oil and gas legislation to be passed by its new government even though it has approved a new offshore tender.

9 January 2017

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