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China Says to Have "Prudent" Oil Exploration with Philippines

Mar 21, 2018

China will prudently advance cooperation with the Philippines on joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea, China's top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said on Wednesday after meeting his Philippine counterpart.Any potential deals…

Philippines, China Mull South China Sea Energy Cooperation

Mar 02, 2018

The Philippines on Friday identified two areas in South China Sea where joint exploration for oil and gas may be undertaken with China, including one in territory that both sides have argued over for years. The two countries have agreed…

Exxon Quits Some Rosneft Joint Ventures Citing Sanctions

Mar 01, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corp will exit some joint ventures with Russia's Rosneft, citing Western sanctions first imposed in 2014, while the Russian company said the pullout will result in serious losses for its U.S. partner. The move is an about-face for Exxon…

Algeria Energy Minister Says Oil Producers Seek Market Stability

Feb 27, 2018

Algerian Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni said on Tuesday that oil producers are seeking market stability and would meet in Riyadh in April to discuss ongoing efforts to curb output to support prices. 'We seek stability. The question is…

Seadrill, Creditors Reach Joint Restructuring Deal

Feb 26, 2018

Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen has reached an agreement with a majority of creditors over a restructuring plan for oil rig firm Seadrill, according to U.S. court documents on Monday. The company, once the world's largest offshore driller by market value…

Sembcorp Industries' Energy Arm Files IPO Papers

Feb 24, 2018

Sembcorp Energy India, an independent power producer, filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to float an initial public offering (IPO). The company, which has thermal and renewable power assets in India, is promoted by the Singapore Exchange-listed Sembcorp Industries…

BHP, ExxonMobil to Retain Aussie Oil & Gas Assets

Feb 23, 2018

BHP Billiton Ltd and ExxonMobil Corp's Esso Australia said on Friday they have dropped a sale process started 20 months ago for some of Australia's oldest and largest oilfields. 'BHP and Esso have reached a decision to not progress with…

Live Oil Discovered Onshore Jamaica

Feb 20, 2018

CGG GeoConsulting and Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica Announce First Reported Discovery of Live Oil Onshore Jamaica. CGG GeoConsulting and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) have announced the discovery of two independent live oil seeps from different parts of the island of Jamaica…

Merkel Sees No Threat in New Gas Pipe to Russia, Poland Disagrees

Feb 16, 2018

The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to Europe's energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart.Poland, Ukraine and Baltic states fear…

Bangladesh Inks Deal with Indonesia for LNG Imports

Jan 29, 2018

Bangladesh signed an agreement with Indonesia on Sunday to open talks on imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as the South Asian country turns to the supercooled fuel to fill a shortfall of domestic natural gas. A letter of intent was signed between two state energy companies…

DNV GL Alliance for Offshore Wind Energy Development in Vietnam

Jan 24, 2018

Singapore-based Enterprize Energy and partner Renewable Energy Global Solutions (REGS), together with PetroVietnam consortium comprising Petroleum Equipment Assembly & Metal Structure (PVC-MS) and VietSovPetro (VSP), MHI-Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW)…

Argentina, Russia Ink Uranium Exploration, Production Deal

Jan 23, 2018

Argentina and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to boost uranium exploration and production in the South American country that could include $250 million in investment, Argentina's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.The agreement…

Call for Carriage Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel

Jan 22, 2018

A group of leading environmental and maritime shipping organizations have called for the prohibition of transporting non-compliant marine fuels once the global 0.5 percent sulfur cap takes effect in 2020.   The United Nation's International…

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