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Fire Breaks Out on Gas Pipeline in Russia's Urals Region

May 06, 2019

A fire broke out on a major gas pipeline in the Urals region of Russia, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed source in the emergency services.Gazprom, which operates the pipeline via Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk, said in a…

Oil Prices Fall After Trump's Tariff Threat Against China

May 06, 2019

Oil prices fell on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sharply raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week, risking the derailment of trade talks between the world's two biggest economies.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $61…

Russian Pipeline: Bringing Gas and Building Trust

May 03, 2019

A discussion over energy at the summit last week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has excited the government in South Korea, where the government is desperately looking to entice the North Koreans to come in out of the cold…

Wintershall, DEA Complete Merger

May 03, 2019

The merger between oil and gas firms Wintershall Holding GmbH and Deutsche Erdoel AG (DEA) has been completed, creating the largest independent exploration and production company in Europe.Wintershall DEA will be headquartered in Hamburg, with activities across Europe…

Nauticor Acquires World's Biggest LNG Bunkering Ship

May 03, 2019

AB Klaipedos nafta (KN), the operator of oil products and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, and the German company Nauticor GmbH & Co. have agreed on the sale of KN’s 10% stake in the charter contract of Kairos, the world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel to Nauticor…

Craig International Wins Spirit Energy Contract

May 02, 2019

Craig International has secured a contract with Spirit Energy, which is potentially worth £21 million ($27.4 million) over seven years, the oilfield procurement specialist announced on Thursday.Craig International said it has been awarded a five-year contract…

Shell Outperforms Rivals in Q1

May 02, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell reported on Thursday a small drop in first quarter profit to $5.4 billion, but still easily beat forecasts, helped by stronger trading and liquefied natural gas earnings.Shell's results outshone those of rivals Exxon Mobil…

Marathon Oil Beats Profit Estimates

May 01, 2019

Marathon Oil Corp beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, boosted by higher production and lower costs at its U.S. shale assets in the Bakken and Northern Delaware regions.Total oil production averaged 203,000 net barrels per day (bpd) in the first quarter…

TAQA Buys Schlumberger Rigs for $415mln

May 01, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) announced that its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company (ADC), has agreed to acquire Schlumberger’s Middle East drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $415 million (SR1…

Foreign Oil Workers Kidnapped in Nigeria

Apr 29, 2019

Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week.The attackers raided the rig owned by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources at around 8 a…

Exxon, Chevron Q1 Earnings Expected to Dip

Apr 25, 2019

Exxon Mobil and Chevron are expected to report lower quarterly earnings per share when compared with last year's first quarter, though their stocks have outperformed smaller companies with both in the midst of aggressive expansion plans in shale oil…

Gulf of Mexico Output Lifts Hess Profits

Apr 25, 2019

Hess Corp reported a surprise profit on Thursday, supported by higher production at the U.S. oil and gas producer's oilfields in the Bakken shale and Gulf of Mexico regions.The company said production from Bakken rose 17 percent to 130,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)…

Gas Production Set to Triple in Iraq

Apr 25, 2019

Gas developments in Iraq will overtake oil projects in 2019, measured in resources sanctioned for development, according to analysis from Rystad Energy.'For the world’s fourth largest crude producer, natural gas is about to take pole position…

VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

Apr 23, 2019

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, MS has emerged the victor in one of the most prized and coveted shipbuilding contracts in recent memory, a $746m deal to build the Coast Guard's lead Polar Security Cutter. If two additional ship options are exercised…

Halliburton Reports Activity Uptick

Apr 22, 2019

Halliburton Co said on Monday a pricing downturn that has plagued the oilfield services sector was bottoming out, as it reported modestly higher activity levels in North America in the first quarter from a year earlier.Oilfield services providers…

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