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Egypt's Idku LNG plant. Projects

Egypt’s LNG exports hinge on exploration success

Egypt's existing gas projects are set to feed domestic demand, meaning the scale of the country's LNG export revival will depend on further exploration success.

17 January 2019
An offshore rig at Indonesia's Mahakam block Projects

Indonesian mega-projects are top priorities for Jakarta

Change at the top of Indonesia's upstream agency could provide the impetus needed for progress on the Indonesia Deepwater Development and Abadi LNG.

15 January 2019
Projects

Norway cuts gas investment forecasts

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has revised down its forecasts for investment in Norway's gas sector over the next five years.

11 January 2019
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives a press conference in Mexico City. Projects

Pemex targets shallow water to boost production

Mexico's aim to increase its shallow water oil and gas production marks a major change in strategy.

10 January 2019
A Chinese CBM well. Licensing Rounds

Size matters for Shanxi in China’s second CBM auction

More stringent qualification requirements for the latest licensing round suggest Chinese officials want to attract bigger companies with more financial clout.

8 January 2019
Exploration in the Black-Sea offshore Romania. Projects

Romania’s new tax regime jeopardises regional investment

The country’s sudden introduction of unfavourable fiscal terms risks derailing the BRUA pipeline and regional projects that plan to rely on it as an export route.

3 January 2019
The Yadana platform off Myanmar (Total) Licensing Rounds

Myanmar reforms regulatory regime ahead of upstream offering

The country is making changes to its fiscal and regulatory terms in a move to attract more foreign players to its upstream sector.

2 January 2019
Projects

BP takes FID on Tortue/Ahmeyim

BP and its partners have taken FID for phase 1 development of the ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project.

21 December 2018
Projects

Tarim Oilfield supplying 65 MMcm/d to WEP 1

CNPC's Tarim Oilfield unit in Xinjiang is supplying 65 MMcm/d of gas to the first West-East Pipeline.

21 December 2018
Projects

PTTEP boosting capex plans as it eyes African projects

PTTEP plans to increase its capital expenditure next year to $1.84 billion as it looks to develop new projects in Africa.

21 December 2018
Projects

Africa Energy obtains South African licence

Canadian-listed Africa Energy has been awarded a 4.9% stake in Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin

20 December 2018
Projects

Bass Oil withdraws bid for North Madura PSC

Australia’s Bass Oil will withdraw its bid to acquire a 100% interest in the North Madura production-sharing contract in Indonesia from AziPac

20 December 2018
Projects

Eni successfully tests wells at Merakes East prospect

Eni has successfully drilled and tested the Merakes East prospect in the East Sepinggan block off Kalimantan in Indonesia

20 December 2018
Projects

Bulgaria approves transfer of 30% stake in offshore block to Woodside

Bulgaria’s government has approved the transfer of 30% of the exploration rights in offshore Block 1-14 Khan Kubrat to the local subsidiary of Australia’s Woodside Petroleum

20 December 2018
Projects

Libya’s NOC declares force majeure at largest oilfield

Libya’s NOC has declared force majeure at the country’s El Sharara oilfield following its seizure by protesters

20 December 2018
Petronas’s PFLNG facility off the coast of Sarawak. (Petronas) Projects

Sarawak’s proposed sales tax is a bitter pill for IOCs

The Sarawak state government’s proposed sales tax risks deterring potential developers.

20 December 2018
Projects

Weiyuan block shale gas output up 60%

Chuanqing Drilling Engineering’s daily shale gas output at the Weiyuan Block in southwest China reached 5.1 million cubic metres on 2 December.

19 December 2018
Projects

Lack of investment puts Australia’s east coast gas market at risk

Australian gas suppliers are delaying investment in exploration needed to stave off longer-term concerns about prices in the country’s east coast gas market, the ACCC has said.

19 December 2018
Projects

Equinor to drill exploration well in Barents Sea

Norway’s Equinor has received consent to drill exploration well 7132/2-2 in the Barents Sea

18 December 2018
Projects

PGNiG gains approval to buy stake in Tommeliten Alpha field

Poland’s PGNiG has obtained permission to buy a 42.38% share in the Tommeliten Alpha field offshore Norway from Equinor

18 December 2018

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