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India's Reliance Sheds TX Shale Assets

Mar 27, 2018

Reliance Industries Ltd said on Tuesday its unit would sell some of its shale assets in the United States to privately held Sundance Energy Inc for $100 million, as the Indian oil-to-telecom conglomerate moves closer to exit U.S. shale investments…

Sabah Shell's offshore Malaysia contract for TechnipFMC

Mar 26, 2018

TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation contract by Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd.This award covers the delivery and installation of subsea equipment including umbilicals, flowlines and the…

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…

Record-size US Offshore Oil Lease Sale Draws Modest Bidding

Mar 21, 2018

Oil and gas drillers bid modestly on Gulf of Mexico acreage in the largest lease sale in American history on Wednesday, dealing a setback to the Trump administration's efforts to rapidly pump up investment in the region. The Interior Department had offered up a record 77 million acres (31…

McDermott to Bid for Asia Offshore Oil, Gas Contracts

Mar 20, 2018

U.S. engineering and construction company McDermott International plans to bid for $5 billion in contracts in the next few months in Asia Pacific as the region's offshore oil and gas sector recovers, company executives said on Tuesday. The…

Exxon Mobil buys LNG to Chill Papua New Guinea Project

Mar 19, 2018

ExxonMobil Corp has bought a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to keep its Papua New Guinea plant cold after a powerful earthquake triggered a production halt last month, several trade sources said on Monday. The cool-down cargo could be…

Energy Battle is More Than OPEC vs U.S. Shale

Mar 19, 2018

The market narrative consuming crude oil markets currently is the interplay between supply cuts by OPEC and its allies and rising U.S. shale output, with a side helping of Chinese imports driving demand. While there are solid reasons for industry participants to focus on these dynamics…

US States Slow Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion Plan

Mar 12, 2018

The Trump administration's plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference from oil companies that have turned their focus to other opportunities. The administration hopes encouraging U…

Russia Ramps up Fuel Exports in Fight for European Market

Mar 12, 2018

Russia plans to sharply increase fuel exports and carve out a larger share of the European market following an extensive $55 billion modernisation of its refineries, companies' plans and analysts' reports show. Russia embarked on a modernisation…

MISC Berhad Names FSO Benchamas 2

Mar 12, 2018

MISC Berhad held the naming and delivery ceremony of its new Floating, Storage & Offloading (FSO) facility for Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Limited (COTL), the FSO Benchamas 2. The project marks MISC’s maiden foray into Thailand’s offshore oil…

Serbia, Russia Revive Gas Pipeline Plans

Mar 09, 2018

Russia and Serbia have revived an idea of building a gas pipeline in the Balkan country, a project that would enable Gazprom to step up its gas supplies to Europe, bypassing Ukraine.The Serbian pipeline will be linked to Bulgaria and Hungary…

China's Energy Giants Return to Asian LNG Market as Sellers

Mar 09, 2018

Falling industrial demand and mild weather have turned China's energy giants into sellers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia for the first time since last year's massive import spree.Chinese players were on the receiving end of last year's doubling of LNG prices…

U.S. Crude Exports to Asia Slump as WTI Outperforms

Mar 06, 2018

Exports of U.S. crude oil to Asia appear to be starting to struggle under the weight of a narrowing discount for its domestic benchmark crude to international grades and efforts by other suppliers to maintain competitiveness. Vessel-tracking and port data suggest Asian imports of U…

Fugro Returns to China for Gas Hydrate Research

Feb 21, 2018

Dutch survey and geotechnical services firm Fugro said it has been awarded a contract by China’s Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS) to perform gas hydrate investigation on the Northern Continental Slope of the South China Sea. The…

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