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Russia's Control of Sakhalin Project Could Pose Upside Risk to LNG Prices

Jul 01, 2022

Russia announced on Friday a decree that seizes full control of the Sakhalin-2 gas and oil project in the country's far east, a move that could force out Shell and Japanese investors and adds another bullish factor to prices in a tight global LNG market.The order, signed on Thursday, creates a new firm to take over all rights and obligations of Sakhalin Energy Investment Co, in which Shell SHEL.L and two Japanese trading companies Mitsui and Mitsubishi hold just under 50%…

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

Jul 01, 2022

India introduced export duties for gasoil, gasoline and jet fuel on Friday to help boost domestic supplies, while also imposing a windfall tax on oil producers that have benefitted from higher global crude oil prices.The new taxes, announced in government orders…

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Jun 30, 2022

Russian gas giant Gazprom has decided not to pay dividends on last year's results, the first time it will not pay out since 1998, sending its shares plunging by nearly 30%.'The shareholders decided that in the current situation it is not advisable to pay dividends based on the 2021 results…

Offshore Helicopters: Bristow in Long-term Maintenance Support Deals for AW139 Fleet

Jun 30, 2022

Offshore helicopter specialist Bristow Group has signed long-term maintenance support agreements with Leonardo Helicopters for airframes and Pratt & Whitney for engines on Bristow's global fleet of AW139 helicopters. AW139 helicopters offer seating for 12 persons…

Deep Wind Offshore, East West Power to Collaborate on Offshore Wind Projects in S. Korea

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind company Deep Wind Offshore has signed an agreement with South Korea's East West Power, to collaborate on projects totalling more than 4GW of floating and bottom fixed offshore wind in South Korea.    'We are extremely excited to collaborate with EWP on these projects…

Update: Four Dead as Helicopter with 9 Aboard Crashes Near ONGC Rig

Jun 28, 2022

A helicopter carrying seven passengers and two pilots ditched in the Arabian Sea near the Indian oil company ONGC's jack-up rig Sagar Kiran, in Mumbai High, offshore India. Four people died. According to initial tweets from the Coast Guard and…

Offshore Wind Giant Ørsted Names APAC Head

Jun 28, 2022

Offshore wind giant Ørsted has appointed Per Mejnert Kristensen as new President of its Region Asia Pacific. He will join Ørsted on August 1, 2022, and his taks will be to scale regional business.Ørsted has its regional commercial hub in Taipei…

Global Energy Consumption Topped Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021, says BP

Jun 28, 2022

Global energy consumption rose by 5.8% in 2021, exceeding pre-pandemic levels as economies revved up activity, while strong growth in renewable energies chipped away at fossil fuel use, according to a benchmark report by BP.Oil demand last year was 3…

ExxonMobil Calls on Heavy Lift Contractors to Deliver Proposals for Bass Strait Platforms Removal

Jun 28, 2022

ExxonMobil's Australian subsidiary Esso Australia, the operator of the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, has recently started a technical tender procedure process for the decommissioning of several offshore platforms in Australia's Bass Strait…

China: Shanghai Electric's New Offshore Wind Turbine Rolls Off Production Line

Jun 24, 2022

Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group Co., Ltd. said Friday its first EW8.X-230 offshore wind turbine generator had recently rolled off the production line at the Putian manufacturing facility.The wind turbine generator is designed for the medium…

Corio, FECON Plan to Build 500MW Offshore Wind Farm in Vietnam

Jun 24, 2022

Corio Generation,  a recently established offshore wind branch of Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG), has signed an agreement with Vietnamese construction and infrastructure group FECON for a proposed 500 MW offshore windfarm in Ba Ria…

Philippines, China Terminate Talks on Joint Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

Jun 23, 2022

The Philippines' outgoing foreign minister said on Thursday that talks over joint energy exploration between his country and China in the South China Sea had been terminated, citing constitutional constraints and issues of sovereignty.The two…

BlueFloat Energy and Energy Estate to Build 1.15GW Offshore Wind Farm in Australia

Jun 23, 2022

BlueFloat Energy and Energy Estate partnership on Thursday announced its latest offshore wind development in Australia – the 1.155 GW Southern Winds offshore wind project.Southern Winds will use bottom-fixed technology and will be located 10…

CMIC, KenzFigee Target Chinese Offshore Wind Market

Jun 22, 2022

CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holdings Co Ltd and Dutch supplier of on- & offshore lifting solutions KenzFigee have signed a strategic cooperation agreement targeting the offshore wind market in China with the offering of gangways and installation cranes…

Green Group Asks Court to Stop Woodside's Scarborough Offshore Gas Project

Jun 22, 2022

The Australian Conservation Foundation said it has asked the Federal Court to stop Woodside Energy Group from working on the $5.7 billion [for the offshore component only] Scarborough gas project until an assessment is made about its potential impact on the Great Barrier Reef…

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Russia's Control of Sakhalin Project Could Pose Upside Risk to LNG Prices

Russia's Control of Sakhalin Project Could Pose Upside Risk to LNG Prices

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

State Agency Wants Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Australia's Giant LNG Plant

State Agency Wants Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Australia's Giant LNG Plant

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop
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