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A SOCAR gas processing plant in Azerbaijan Companies & Finance

Weak Turkish lira may favour SOCAR expansion plan

SOCAR wants to reach a 20% share of Turkey’s gas market, and the country’s recent economic woes are likely to help it.

14 August 2018
Artist's impression of an FPSO in the Karish and Tanin fields Exploration & Production

Israeli gas reforms set to disappoint IOCs

Israel's interim proposal to revamp its domestic gas supply obligation is likely to do little to attract international players.

14 August 2018
Exploration & Production

South Pars 11 contract unchanged despite reports – Iranian oil official

A contract for the development of Phase 11 of South Pars in Iran remains unchanged despite claims CNPC had taken over Total’s share of the project, according to an Iranian oil official.

13 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Delek, Noble and East Gas finalise control over Egypt-Cyprus pipeline

Delek Drilling, Noble Energy and Egypt’s East Gas have finalised a deal to establish joint control over a pipeline to be laid between Cyprus and Egypt

10 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Egypt and Jordan sign gas SPA

Jordan and Egypt have signed sales-and-purchase agreements under which Amman will buy 10% of its gas from Cairo.

10 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Jordan invites bids under oil and gas licensing round

Jordan has invited bids for acreage in its latest oil and gas licensing round, a government official has said.

10 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Gas-focused drilling increases in Middle East in July

The number of gas-focused rigs in the region rose to 98 in July, an increase of 14% month on month.

10 August 2018
US President Donald Trump Policy & Regulation

US prioritises pressure on Russia over Iran sanctions

The latest US measures suggest Washington is more willing to put pressure on Russia than punish Iran.

9 August 2018
Companies & Finance

SOCAR interested in buying EWE’s Turkish assets

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic is interested in buying German company EWE’s assets in Turkey.

9 August 2018
Supply & Demand

Turkey to continue gas imports from Iran – Dönmez

Turkey will continue to import gas from Iran according to its long-term contract despite United States sanctions.

8 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Production from Egypt’s Zohr field to hit 49.5 MMcm/d – Rosneft exec

Rosneft expects gas production from Egypt’s giant Zohr field to rise to 49.5 MMcm/d.

8 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Genel to submit plans for Kurdish fields by end of year

Genel Energy plans to submit field development plans for two of its fields in Iraqi Kurdistan by the end of the year.

8 August 2018
LNG

Saudi tankers switch off transponders to avoid attacks in Red Sea

Saudi oil tankers travelling through the Red Sea have kept their transponders off to hide their locations

7 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Cyprus to pipe Aphrodite gas to Egypt for liquefaction

Cyprus has reached an agreement with Egypt to pipe gas from the Aphrodite field to Egyptian liquefaction facilities

7 August 2018
Global Markets

Iran-Turkmenistan gas supply dispute goes to international arbitration

Iran and Turkmenistan have taken their dispute over gas supplies to international arbitration.

6 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Iran and Pakistan to restart pipeline negotiations

Iran and Pakistan are preparing to restart negotiations over a long-awaited gas pipeline between the two countries.

6 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Egypt to start importing gas from Israel in Q1 2019

Egypt’s Dolphinus Holdings plans to start importing gas from Israel in Q1 2019.

6 August 2018
A Noble Energy drillship Exploration & Production

Aphrodite back in the spotlight

The IOCs developing the Aphrodite field off Cyprus are attempting to secure better terms from the Cypriot government.

3 August 2018
Drilling at Genel Energy’s Miran site in Iraq Exploration & Production

Iraq tells state companies to develop Mansuriya field

Iraq’s oil ministry has called on state-run companies to take over development of the country’s urgently needed gas reserves.

3 August 2018
Exploration & Production

BP to start drilling in Egypt’s Ramadan field

BP will drill its first exploration wells at the Ramadan field in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez in October.

2 August 2018

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