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Aker Energy Delays Ghana Offshore Project 'Indefinitely'

Apr 01, 2020

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo in February said he expected Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy to make a final investment decision on the Pecan offshore development 'within a month or two.' The wait is now set to be prolonged 'indefinitely.'Namely, in the space of one month or so, the world has turned on its head with the global coronavirus outbreak, and the overflow of cheap oil from Saudi Arabia, leading to a historic crash in oil prices…

Oil Falls on Skepticism over Trump's Saudi-Russia Output Deal

3 hours ago

Oil prices fell on Friday, coming off their biggest one-day gains in the previous session, reflecting market skepticism about a deal U.S. President Donald Trump said he had brokered between Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut output.Brent crude futures fell 3…

Energean Power FPSO Hull Leaves China

4 hours ago

Mediterranean Sea-focused oil and gas company Energean Oil and Gas has informed that its Energean Power FPSO Hull sailed away from the COSCO yard in China on Friday, April 3, 2020.The hull will now be towed to the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore…

Woodside Gets OK for Scarborough Proposal

Apr 02, 2020

Australian offshore oil and gas safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved Woodside's offshore project proposal (OPP) from for the development of the Scarborough gas fields off northern Western Australia.The OPP is the primary Commonwealth environmental…

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

Apr 01, 2020

China has increased U.S. crude purchases with some buyers snapping up cargoes at the widest discounts ever as sellers seek to offload excess supplies in Asia, six trade sources said on Wednesday.China started processing in March applications from its companies to waive import tariffs on U…

COVID-19 Oil Demand Hit Renders OPEC+, Trump Actions Irrelevant

Mar 31, 2020

Imagine for a moment that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia had agreed at the start of this month to extend and deepen their crude oil output cuts. It wouldn't have made the blindest bit of difference.While it was only three and half weeks ago…

Brazil: FPSO Charter Ends 5 Years after Deadly Explosion

Mar 30, 2020

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has informed that a charter for FPSO Cidade de Sao Mateus has expired. The FPSO was involved in an explosion in February 2015, an incident in which nine workers were killed, and 26 others injured. There were…

Yinson, Petrobras Sign Firm Contracts for Marlim 2 FPSO

Mar 30, 2020

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson has signed firm contracts with Petrobras for the delivery and for operation and maintenance of the Marlim 2 FPSO.The two companies had in October 2019 signed letters of intent for the long-term charter and operation…

Tendeka's Equipment for Mubadala's Thailand Oil Fields

Mar 30, 2020

Well completions specialist Tendeka has secured a three-year contract with Mubadala Petroleum, to supply sand-face completion equipment in Thailand.Under the deal, Tendeka will supply sand screens and autonomous inflow control devices (AICD) to Mubadala Petroleum’s Jasmine…

Woodside Halves Spending Plans. Delays Scarborough, Browse FIDs

Mar 27, 2020

Woodside Petroleum halved its forecast spending for 2020 and deferred go-ahead decisions for its two biggest gas projects to ride out the pain of the coronavirus pandemic and plunging oil prices.Australia's top independent gas producer said…

20 Workers Isolated at Field Feeding Nord Stream Pipeline

Mar 26, 2020

Gas giant Gazprom said on Thursday 20 workers have been quarantined at Bovanenkovo gas field, which feeds the Nord Stream pipeline and is a key source of Russian gas supplies to Europe, after contact with a person who has coronavirus.The outbreak…

Brent Crude Drops to $26.35. Outlook Bleak

Mar 26, 2020

Oil prices fell on Thursday, ending three sessions of gains, as movement restrictions worldwide to contain the coronavirus destroyed demand and overshadowed expectations that a U.S. $2 trillion emergency stimulus will bolster economic activity…

Sakhalin-2 LNG Plant Ships Out 1,800th LNG Cargo

Mar 26, 2020

The Port of Prigorodnoye on the Pacific coast in the Russian Far East has loaded its 1,800th LNG cargo produced at the Sakhalin-2 LNG plant, in operation since 2009, Gazprom has informed.The LNG cargo was loaded onto the Hyundai Aquapia LNG carrier…

China's CNOOC Reports 16% Rise in Net profit in 2019

Mar 25, 2020

China's national offshore energy producer CNOOC Ltd reported a 15.9% rise in 2019 profit on Wednesday, its best performance in five years thanks to higher oil and gas output and persistent cost control.CNOOC, one of the industry's lowest-cost explorers and producers…

JOGMEC, JX, Petronas Testing CCS at Malaysian Gas Fields

Mar 25, 2020

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has signed an agreement with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration and Petronas to study the development of high CO2 gas fields in Malaysia, utilizing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology…

Current News

Oil Falls on Skepticism over Trump's Saudi-Russia Output Deal

Oil Falls on Skepticism over Trump's Saudi-Russia Output Deal

Energean Power FPSO Hull Leaves China

Energean Power FPSO Hull Leaves China

Woodside Gets OK for Scarborough Proposal

Woodside Gets OK for Scarborough Proposal

CNOOC Transfers Pipeline Infrastructure to PipeChina

CNOOC Transfers Pipeline Infrastructure to PipeChina

Petronas Charters Alam Maritim AHTS

Petronas Charters Alam Maritim AHTS

Aker Energy Delays Ghana Offshore Project 'Indefinitely'

Aker Energy Delays Ghana Offshore Project 'Indefinitely'

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

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