ConocoPhillips' Darwin LNG plant. Projects

Bonaparte LNG in focus as Santos targets Asia

Santos has returned its focus to Australia’s Bonaparte Basin as growing Asian demand brings opportunity to the area.

By Sally Bogle 23 February 2018
Discoveries & Reserves

Pre-salt discoveries boost Petrobras reserves

Brazilian state-controlled company Petrobras said on Thursday that its proved hydrocarbon reserves were 16.41 billion barrels of oil equivalent (bboe)as of 31 December 2011, which is 2.7% higher than

13 January 2012
Projects

Nigeria LNG continues as normal despite strikes

Nigeria LNG is still operational and all contractual obligations are being met despite the disruption caused by strikes held across the country, Interfax has learned.

12 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

Half of Gazprom’s 2011 reserve growth in Eastern Russia

Eastern Siberia and Russia's Far East contributed half the growth of Gazprom's reserves from geological prospecting in 2011, the company's information department told Interfax on Thursday.

12 January 2012
Projects

Rising costs and difficulties deterring oil and gas extraction in China

State-owned Chinese companies are turning away from developing domestic oil and gas resources due to the rising cost and difficulty of extraction, a non-governmental industry association said in a report released on Wednesday.

12 January 2012
Unconventional Gas

Somerset Regional Council imposes CBM moratorium

The Somerset Regional Council in Australia’s eastern state of Queensland has passed a resolution that imposes a moratorium on coal exploration and coal-bed methane (CBM) mining, it announced on Thursday.

12 January 2012
Unconventional Gas

Seven detained in Poland for alleged shale corruption

Poland’s internal security agency has apprehended seven people regarding alleged bribery relating to granting shale gas exploration permits

11 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

Empire Energy to buy exploration vehicle

US-based Empire Energy announced on Tuesday that it will buy the UK registered East African Oil Company, an investment vehicle that is set to acquire assets in Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Tanzania.

11 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

New York portion of Marcellus shale may remain off-limits

Oil and gas producers in New York state face an uphill battle to develop their portion of the Marcellus shale, because of environmental opposition to new permitting and potentially prohibitive regulat

11 January 2012
Projects

Oneok starts up Garden Creek

United States gas distributor Oneok has started up its new 100 MMcf (2.83 MMcm) per day Garden Creek natural gas processing facility in North Dakota, which takes associated gas from Bakken shale production.

11 January 2012
Projects

Chinese energy firms to form JV for LNG and CTG projects

Anhui Province Wenergy (Wenergy), a Shenzhen Stock Exchange-listed power producer in east China, will form a joint venture (JV) to develop LNG and coal-to-gas (CTG) projects, according to a filing wit

11 January 2012
Projects

BP to decide on site for drilling exploration well at Shafag-Asiman in 2013

BP will decide where to drill an exploration well at the Shafag-Asiman structure in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea in 2013, the company told Interfax on Wednesday.

11 January 2012
Unconventional Gas

CNOOC drills first shale gas well

In a move which bodes well for China’s unconventional sector, China National Offshore Oil Corp. announced on Wednesday it had begun drilling its first shale gas well in Anhui province.

11 January 2012
Projects

Taking aim at global unconventional assets

Interfax spoke to Dart Energy’s Nick Davies about the company’s European acquisitions and its projects in Asia.

11 January 2012
Projects

Xinjiang Guanghui to acquire 51% of Kazakh gas field

Xinjiang Guanghui Oil, a unit of privately-owned Xinjiang Guanghui Industry, will acquire a majority stake in west Kazakhstan’s South Imashevskoe gas field, the company announced on Tuesday.

11 January 2012
Projects

TNK-BP’s greenfield drive

Russian oil and gas major TNK-BP is seeking to accelerate its greenfield development in Russia and through the acquisition of assets abroad

10 January 2012
Projects

Petronas shifts its attention back to Malaysia

Armed with a five-year capex plan of $95 billion, Malaysia’s Petronas is geared towards raising production and imports at home, in a clear shift from its focus on international investments

10 January 2012
Unconventional Gas

Health effects of shale should be studied – conference

The public health effects of shale gas development need to be studied as production rapidly spreads in the United States, said Jerome Paulson, of the Mid-Atlantic Centre for Children's Health and the Environment, at a conference focused on shale gas and public health on Monday.

10 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

Petrominerales to explore over 100 Colombia and Peru prospects

Canadian company Petrominerales will explore over 100 prospects across its Colombian and Peruvian acreage between now and 2015, according to company President Corey Ruttan.

10 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

SOCAR commissions new Gunashli well

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) has commissioned a new well at the Gunashli field, the company told Interfax on Tuesday.

10 January 2012
Discoveries & Reserves

TVI decides against second Niger exploration phase

Canadian group TVI Pacific has decided not to participate in the second exploration phase of the Tenere block in Niger after analysing the final data from the first exploration wells drilled last year

10 January 2012

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