A gas-fired power plant in Sharjah. (SEWA) Exploration & Production

Sharjah attempts upstream oil and gas revival

Sharjah hopes to attract IOCs to its acreage with a high-detail survey that aims to discover reserves that have previously been missed.

By Verity Ratcliffe 27 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Guyana to review use of Liza gas for domestic power

Guyana will publish a study the possibility of using gas from the offshore Liza oilfield to fuel domestic power plants, the country’s minister of public infrastructure has said.

26 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Cyprus issues maritime advisory for well drilling

Cyprus has issued a maritime advisory to Total for the drilling of a well in its waters between July and October.

26 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Greece approves oil and gas exploration off Crete

Greece’s energy ministry has approved an application from a consortium of Total, ExxonMobil and Hellenic Petroleum to explore for hydrocarbons off the coast of Crete.

26 June 2017
Exploration & Production

France to stop oil and gas licensing rounds

The French government plans to introduce a new law in the autumn banning any future oil and gas exploration licensing rounds.

26 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Rise in US earthquakes coincides with increased drilling

The number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has increased substantially since 2009, according to the United States Geological Survey.

23 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Thailand will name Erawan and Bongkot bid winners in February

Thailand will announce the winners of a bid to take over the Erawan and Bongkot offshore gas fields in February 2018.

23 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Israel extends offshore licensing bid deadline to November

Israel has again extended the deadline for offers in its first offshore licensing round.

23 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Latin American gas drilling returns to recent lows

There were 17 rigs drilling for gas in Latin America in May 2017, the same number as in March – which was the lowest level since records began.

23 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Alaskan offshore lease sale attracts $3 mln in high bids

The United States Bureau of Ocean Management has announced that the Cook Inlet Lease Sale 244 attracted around $3 million in high bids for 14 concessions off the coast of south-central Alaska.

22 June 2017
Exploration & Production

China extracts 235 Mcm from methane hydrate deposits

China has extracted about 235 thousand cubic metres of gas from methane hydrates in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea since mid-May, beating expectations

22 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Eni ships first LNG from Jangkrik

Eni has shipped its first cargo of LNG using gas produced from the Jangkrik field off Indonesia, according to a company release.

22 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Tlou generates first power from CBM in Botswana

Australia’s Tlou Energy has successfully produced power using gas from CBM reserves in Botswana, the company has announced.

22 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Norway launches 24th licensing round

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced the 24th licensing round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

22 June 2017
Limassol, Cyprus. Total has installed an operations base at the port in preparation for drilling in Block 11. (PA) Exploration & Production

Cyprus centre stage in challenging East Med picture

The efforts of Israel, Lebanon and Turkey to develop their offshore resources could hinder Cyprus from tapping its own acreage.

22 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Eni takes three offshore blocks in Mexican licensing round

Italian supermajor Eni has been awarded three of the 10 offshore blocks offered by Mexico’s National Hydrocarbon Commission in the first tender of the second phase of Mexico’s oil and gas licensing round.

21 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Energean submits Israeli field development plan

Greek exploration and production company Energean has submitted its development plan for the Karish and Tanin gas fields offshore Israel to the Israeli Petroleum Commissioner.

21 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Two top US shale producers announce merger plans

The two top shale gas producers in the Marcellus and Utica plays will merge to become the United States’ largest gas producer.

20 June 2017
Exploration & Production

China’s WEP I linked to Shanxi CBM field

China’s first West-East Pipeline has been linked to a CBM field owned by Kunlun Energy in Yonghe county in Shanxi province.

20 June 2017
Exploration & Production

CNPC and Uzbekneftegaz start gas production in Uzbek blocks

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) and Uzbekneftegaz have started gas production at the Dengizkul, Khodjadavlat and Sharkiy Alat gas condensate fields.

20 June 2017
Exploration & Production

China CBM production up by 3.2% over first five months of year

China increased its CBM output by 3.2% year on year in the first five months of 2017, to 3.16 billion cubic metres.

20 June 2017

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