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LNG Project Sanctions Set Records in 2019

Jul 14, 2019

Rystad Energy expects LNG greenfield investment in 2019 to reach almost $103 billion, which will be the biggest investment year for the burgeoning industry to date.A total of 33 million tpa of liquefaction capacity and $29 billion of Capex has been sanctioned so far this year…

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

Jul 12, 2019

U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil…

ABS, MARIN Launch Wind Propulsion Project

Jul 12, 2019

The classification society ABS and Netherlands based research institute MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies…

EU Threatens Turkey with Sanctions over Cyprus Drilling

Jul 11, 2019

The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's 'illegal' drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows…

LDA Ventures into Wind-Powered Shipping

Jul 09, 2019

French family-owned maritime transportation group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) is venturing into wind-powered shipping as the group sees the benefits of operational savings and a need for decarbonisation.LDA Group has become the latest member…

McDermott-Chiyoda Sign Cameron LNG Deal

Jul 08, 2019

American multinational company McDermott International and its joint venture member Chiyoda have reached an agreement with Cameron LNG related to the construction of its LNG liquefaction project in Louisiana.McDermott and Chiyoda are providing the engineering…

Corpus Christi Train 2 Delivers 1st LNG Cargo

Jul 05, 2019

Bechtel Corporation and Cheniere Energy  have completed the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) commissioning cargo from Train 2 at the Corpus Christi Liquefaction (CCL) export terminal in Texas, US.A joint press release from the firms said that…

The Fundamentals of AI in Oil and Gas

Jul 03, 2019

The oil and gas industry has cutting-edge technology when it comes to the processes of drilling for oil, but when it comes to invoicing and scheduling crews and equipment, the technology is rather basic. On top of the antiquated technology for administration work…

Eni, Lombardy Pact on Sustainability

Jul 03, 2019

Italy's Lombardy Region and Italian energy company Eni signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for long-term sustainable growth at Eni’s refinery in Sannazzaro de' Burgondi.Attilio Fontana, President of the Lombardy Region, and Giuseppe Ricci…

GulfSlope Energy Forms JV for GoM

Jul 01, 2019

GulfSlope Energy, an independent oil and natural gas exploration company, has signed a letter of intent to enter a joint venture (JV) for drilling of shallow water depth prospects in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).The oil and natural gas company focused on exploring offshore U…

Shell, Exxon Eye Somalia's Offshore

Jun 28, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, the East African country's oil ministry said.Shell and Exxon Mobil had a joint venture on five offshore blocks in Somalia prior…

Tullow's Kenya, Uganda Projects Timelines Slip

Jun 26, 2019

Britain's Tullow Oil has delayed the final investment decision (FID) for its Kenya project to 2020 and has not yet sealed a tax deal in Uganda that is needed for the progress of its plans there with Total , it said on Wednesday.The company had…

Vestas, GE Settle U.S. Patent Dispute

Jun 26, 2019

Vestas Wind Systems A/S and GE Renewable Energy have settled all disputes related to multiple claims of patent infringement, said a joint announcement.'The settlement of all disputes related to multiple patent infringement claims in the U.S…

BHGE to Bring AI to Oilfield

Jun 26, 2019

Oilfield service company Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE) has entered into a joint venture with the California-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) software provider C3.ai to accelerate the digital transformation in the oil and gas industry.'AI…

Pemex Steering Clear of Deepwater

Jun 21, 2019

Petroleos Mexicanos will focus on shallow water projects and onshore plays, and avoid investing in its deepwater riches for now, as the ailing Mexican state-run oil company seeks to turn around a 14-year slide in crude production, a top official said on Thursday…

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