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Maersk Establishes Decomissioning Company

Apr 12, 2018

A 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service will provide decommissioning services to oil and gas operators. After decades of production, an increasing amount of offshore oil and gas fields are approaching the end of their economic life…

Sapura JV Secures Block 30 in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 29, 2018

Sapura Exploration & Production (Sapura E&P), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (“the Group”, formerly known as SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad), together with its joint venture partners DEA Deutsche Erdoel Mexico and Premier Oil have been awarded Block 30 in Sureste Basin…

Britain Blocks Plans for New Coal Mine on Climate Grounds

Mar 23, 2018

Britain has rejected plans for a new open cast coal mine in northeastern England, as it could hamper efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change, the minister for local government said on Friday.Supporters of the project…

Asian Oil, Gas Producers Stepping up Activity after Long Lull

Mar 23, 2018

Asia's oil and gas producers are starting to revive projects aimed at deflating years of ballooning energy imports after new investment dried up following the 2014 industry crisis. Spending has so far been driven mainly by state oil companies such as India's ONGC…

Oil Set for Weekly Drop as Supply Concerns Weigh

Mar 16, 2018

IEA sees 2018 global oil demand increasing by 1.5 mln bpd. Oil prices were set for a weekly drop despite a slight gain in both benchmarks on Friday, on concerns that rising global supply could undermine efforts by OPEC and other producers to tighten the market…

Sale of Maersk Oil to Total Complete

Mar 09, 2018

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S [A.P. Moller - Maersk] has received all regulatory approvals and has today completed the sale of Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S [Maersk Oil] to Total S.A. [Total], which was announced on 21 August 2017. A.P. Moller - Maersk…

Oil Rises as Korea Talks Boost Confidence

Mar 06, 2018

IEA sees strong global oil demand growth to 2023. Oil rose on Tuesday, paring earlier losses after South Korea said it would hold a summit with North Korea for the first time in more than a decade, which investors took as a cue to sell the U…

Tunisia to invest $5B in Dnergy Projects

Mar 01, 2018

Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars ($5 billion) in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020, a government statement said on Thursday.The government also said it was planning a new airport close to the capital.The energy…

China's Crude Futures Face Challenges: Russell

Feb 15, 2018

China's new crude futures contract faces a mountain of obstacles to overcome if it is to establish itself as a viable benchmark for trading with the world's largest oil importer. The Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), which is part of the Shanghai Futures Exchange…

Asia's Soaring Gas Demand Beckons New LNG Projects

Feb 14, 2018

Global LNG imports rose by 20 percent in 2017; new demand emerges across South, Southeast Asia. Soaring gas demand from China, India and Southeast Asia is sucking up an LNG supply glut previously expected to last for years, opening opportunity…

Vallourec Drilling Products Cuts Roughly 150 Jobs in Texas

Feb 13, 2018

Vallourec Drilling Products, a subsidiary of Paris, France-based steel pipe maker Vallourec , will lay off roughly 150 employees in Texas, according to a regulatory filing.Vallourec specializes in making tubular products for the energy and other industrial sectors…

Colonial Allocates Cycle 12 Shipments on Main Distillate Line 2

Feb 13, 2018

Colonial Pipeline is allocating Cycle 12 shipments on Line 2, its main distillate line, the company said in a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Committed information on the line will be available on Thursday, the company said. Line 2 runs from Houston to Greensboro…

California to Ban Crude from Trump Offshore Drilling Plan

Feb 07, 2018

California will block the transport of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs through its state, officials told Reuters, a move meant to hobble the Trump administration’s effort to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters. California's…

Sweden to Invest $18 million in Northvolt Battery Plant

Feb 05, 2018

Sweden will invest 146 million crowns ($18 million) in a multibillion-euro project to build Europe's biggest battery cell plant in the north of the country, its Energy Agency said on Monday. Swedish company Northvolt, whose CEO Peter Carlsson used to work for Tesla…

Greenpeace Appeals after Losing Norwegian Arctic Lawsuit

Feb 05, 2018

Environmental groups launched an appeal on Monday after an Oslo court rejected their arguments that Norway's oil and gas exploration in the Arctic violates citizens' right to a clean environment. Greenpeace and Nature and Youth disputed the Oslo District Court's verdict last month…

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