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Equinor Evacuates GoM Platform Ahead of Storm

Oct 08, 2018

Norweigan state-oil company Equinor on Monday evacuated personnel from its Titan oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Michael, a spokesperson for the company said.Other Gulf of Mexico producers, including BP and Exxon Mobil…

Eni to Acquire Half of BP's Libya Oil and Gas Assets

Oct 08, 2018

Italy's Eni has agreed to buy half of BP's 85 percent stake in a Libyan oil and gas licence with the aim of resuming exploration next year, the companies said on Monday.Eni will acquire the 42.5 percent stake and become the operator of the exploration…

Tehran Says Saudi Arabia Unable to Replace Lost Iranian Oil

Oct 08, 2018

Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has dismissed as 'nonsense' claims by the Saudi crown prince that Saudi Arabia can replace sanctions-hit Iranian oil in the market.'(Mohammed) bin Salman's remarks and such bragging can only satisfy (U.S. President Donald) Trump…

Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Bln Deal

Oct 08, 2018

Offshore driller Ensco Plc said on Monday it plans to buy smaller rival Rowan Cos Plc in an all-stock deal valued at $2.38 billion, as it looks to expand its fleet and benefit from a partnership with Saudi Aramco.This is Ensco's second deal…

US Actively Considering Waivers on Iran Oil Sanctions

Oct 05, 2018

The United States is 'in the midst of an internal process' of considering sanctions waivers for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a U.S. government official said on Friday.The Trump administration, which withdrew from a deal over Tehran's nuclear program in May…

Rising Use of Plastics to Drive Oil Demand to 2050 - IEA

Oct 05, 2018

Plastics and other petrochemical products will drive global oil demand to 2050, offsetting slower consumption of motor fuel, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday.Despite government efforts to cut pollution and carbon emissions from oil and gas…

Aker Solutions to Provide Brownfield Services for BP in Angola

Oct 04, 2018

Aker Solutions has been awarded a five-year agreement to supply brownfield modifications, maintenance and operations support for BP's Greater Plutonio and PSVM fields offshore Angola.The work scope covers the supply of engineering, procurement…

IEA boss urges oil producers to ease supply concerns

Oct 04, 2018

Major oil producers must take 'the right steps' to ease supply concerns that have lifted crude prices to a four year-high, the head of the International Energy Agency told Reuters on Thursday.'It is now high time for all the players, especially those key producers and oil exporters…

Norway's Goliat Oilfield to Restart by Friday

Oct 04, 2018

Oil production at Eni's Arctic Goliat field off the coast of Norway will restart by Friday following maintenance, the company told Reuters on Thursday.The restart had originally been planned for Oct. 1, but Eni extended the outage to carry out…

Anthony Veder, Bunker Connect Pact for ARA Ports

Oct 03, 2018

Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect have signed a bunker procurement and management contract for the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) set of ports.Upon successful implementation in the ARA area, Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect will look at further expanding their cooperation…

ExxonMobil Readies IMO 2020 Compliant Fuel

Oct 03, 2018

ExxonMobil said that all its International Maritime Organization (IMO) compliant 0.5% sulfur bunker fuels developed to date are residual grades.The oil giant  has also announced specification details and confirmed that the formulations are all compatible with each other…

Petrobras Test Well at Mero Field Reached 58,000 BPD

Oct 03, 2018

Oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, said on Wednesday it finished a long-term test at the Mero field in the Libra pre-salt area with positive results.The Brazilian company said in a statement that the well used for the test in Mero reached an average production of 58…

Unease Over IMO 2020 Low-Sulphur Rule: Drewry Survey

Oct 02, 2018

There is considerable unease among global shippers/BCOs (Beneficial Cargo Owners) and freight forwarders ahead of the IMO’s 2020 global emissions regulations, due to come into force on 1 January 2020, according to a survey conducted by global shipping consultancy Drewry…

Mexico Must Boost Oil Exploration to Halt Output Fall -Pemex

Oct 01, 2018

Mexico will need to double to about $4 billion its annual oil exploration investment to reverse a 14-year decline in output, a move that will require more funding by Pemex and private producers, a top official with the state-run firm said Friday…

Trump Calls Saudi's King to Discuss Oil Supplies

Oct 01, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Saturday and they discussed efforts being made to maintain supplies to ensure oil market stability and global economic growth, Saudi state news agency SPA reported.The call comes days after the U…

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