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Transocean: Ultra-deepwater Drilling Rates Could Double

Feb 27, 2019

Rates for hiring offshore rigs to drill in ultra deepwaters such as the U.S. Gulf of Mexico could double over the next couple of years as the market recovers, the head of the world's largest offshore driller by market capitalisation said on Wednesday…

Exxon adds 4.5 billion bbls to 2018 Reserves

Feb 26, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday it added 4.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in 2018, driven mainly by increases in its holdings in the U.S. Permian Basin, Guyana and Brazil.The oil major said its proved reserves totaled 24…

Oil Edges Up Despite Trump's OPEC Pressure

Feb 26, 2019

U.S. crude inventories seen up for sixth week; prices helped by OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions.Brent oil edged up to $65 a barrel on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia and the rest of OPEC were expected to stick to their production cuts, despite renewed pressure from U…

Seadrill Eyes Brighter Rig Market

Feb 26, 2019

Seadrill's core earnings for the fourth quarter exceeded the company's own guidance, boosted by lower costs and one-off items, while the market outlook for drilling rigs was improving, the Oslo and New York-listed firm said on Tuesday.The company…

BP Chief: US Oil Sector a 'Market Without a Brain'

Feb 26, 2019

BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley described the United States' high-pace shale oil sector as a 'market without a brain' that, unlike Saudi Arabia and Russia, only responds to market signals.The U.S. shale oil sector, which has helped the country to become the world's biggest oil producer last year…

Workers at Total's North Sea Platforms to Strike

Feb 26, 2019

Workers at three of Total's North Sea oil and gas platforms will hold a series of strikes between March 11 and May 8, Britain's Unite union said on Tuesday.Unite members on the Elgin Franklin, North Alwyn and Dunbar platforms will take part in a continuous ban on overtime on March 11…

Shell: Nigeria Tax Claim May Delay Offshore Field

Feb 26, 2019

Shell upstream boss Brown sees 'no merit' in tax claim. Separately, Shell to fast track Whale development in Gulf of Mexico.Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that Nigeria's claims that it was owed billions in taxes could delay the development…

Maersk Drilling Mulls Listing in Recovering Market

Feb 25, 2019

Drilling rig contractor Maersk Drilling, which will soon list on the Copenhagen stock exchange, said the offshore drilling market is improving as oil firms generate more cash and look to boost reserves.A fall in oil prices in 2014 prompted a…

Repsol Unveils Big Gas Discovery in Indonesia

Feb 22, 2019

Spanish energy giant Repsol has made a substantial natural gas discovery in Indonesia along with its partners, Malaysia's Petronas and Japan's Mitsui Oil Exploration (Moeco).The company described the discovery in South Sumatra as 'the largest…

Citgo's New Board Arrives, to Hold First Meeting

Feb 21, 2019

A board of directors appointed this month by Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress to run state-owned oil firm PDVSA's U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum on Thursday was arranging its first meeting at the company's headquarters, according with two people familiar with the matter…

Mexico: No More Pemex JV's - for now

Feb 21, 2019

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday the country will not offer more oil joint ventures between private companies and state energy company Pemex for the moment.In reply to a question about the contracts known in the…

Turkey Set to Begin Drilling off Cyprus

Feb 21, 2019

Turkey will begin drilling for oil and gas near Cyprus in coming days, state-owned news agency Anadolu reported Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu saying on Thursday, a move that could stoke tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece.Turkey…

Norway Oil Firms Lower 2019 CapEx Forecast

Feb 21, 2019

Oil and gas companies operating in Norway have lowered their investment forecasts for 2019 to 172.7 billion crowns ($20.06 billion) from 175.3 billion crowns seen in November, a survey by the country's statistics agency (SSB) showed on Thursday…

Repsol Makes Huge Find in Indonesia

Feb 20, 2019

A consortium led by Repsol has found new gas resources in Indonesia estimated at at least 2 trillion cubic feet, the Spanish oil and gas firm said on Tuesday, equivalent to around two years' worth of Spanish demand.The discovery at the Sakakemang…

Oil Dips After Record U.S. Shale Forecast

Feb 20, 2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela tighten markets, but soaring U.S. shale output offsets some of the disruption.Oil fell on Wednesday after the U.S. government said shale output would rise to a record next month, denting a rally that sent prices to their highest this year…

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