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Santos Awards Dorado pre-FEED SURF

Jun 30, 2020

Engineering services provider Atteris has won a contract for the subsea, umbilical, risers and flowline (SURF) pre-FEED for Santos' Dorado project field development, offshore W. Australia.The Dorado oil field is located within the Bedout Sub-basin…

Shell to Write Down $22B in Wake of Coronavirus

Jun 30, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it would write off assets worth up to $22 billion after the coronavirus crisis knocked oil and gas demand and weakened the energy price outlook.The impairments follow the Anglo-Dutch company's decision to shift…

OPEC Production in June Cut by 1.25 mbpd

Jun 29, 2020

OPEC has cut oil output in June by 1.25 million barrels per day (bpd) from May levels as it works to implement a supply restraint agreement with Russia and other allies, according to estimates from tanker-tracking company Petro-Logistics.OPEC and its allies…

China's Sinopec Starts Hiring for New Risk Management Unit

Jun 29, 2020

China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec Group, has started hiring for six top management positions for a new commodities risk management unit, according to a statement posted on the state energy company's official wechat account on Sunday.Formally…

CNOOC Makes 'Significant' Discovery Offshore China

Jun 29, 2020

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has said it has made a significant discovery of Huizhou 26-6 in the Eastern South China Sea.CNOOC on Monday said the discovery was expected to become the first mid-to-large sized condensate oil and gas field in the shallow water area of Pearl River Mouth Basin…

India to End Federal Control of Gas prices, Lift LNG transport Use

Jun 26, 2020

India will gradually end federal controls on gas pricing as it seeks to attract foreign investment and technology to lift local output, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.India, which is a large emitter of greenhouse gases and has multiple gas pricing regimes…

China's Saudi Oil Imports Surge to All-time High

Jun 26, 2020

China's crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia nearly doubled in May from a year earlier to all-time high as refineries snapped up cheap fuel, while the kingdom retained its position as the top supplier to the world's biggest oil buyer.Arrivals from Saudi last month reached 9…

Woodmac: How has the Price Crash Changed the Upstream Sector?

Jun 25, 2020

According to Wood Mackenzie’s analysis, the oil price crash wiped US$1.6 trillion off the valuation of the global upstream industry.Andrew Pearson, vice president, upstream, said: 'This figure captures the impact of Wood Mackenzie’s downgraded…

FAR Misses Sangomar Payment

Jun 24, 2020

Australian-listed oil and gas company FAR Ltd said on Wednesday its Senegalese unit had defaulted on its obligations to the Sangomar joint venture, as the company looked to sell its interest in the project.The company owns 15% of the Sangomar oil and gas field being developed off Senegal…

Oil Prices Transitioning to Next Phase of Cycle

Jun 23, 2020

Brent futures prices have risen by more than 80% over the last two months, the fastest increase at any point for more than a quarter of a century, as the market has rebounded from its worst crisis in decades.Front-month Brent futures have averaged…

China's Jutal Nets Offshore Wind, FPSO Orders Worth $283M

Jun 23, 2020

China's Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited has said it has won orders to build components for an offshore wind farm and an FPSO, for unnamed clients.Jutal said in a statement that the contracts were awarded to Zhuhai Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited…

Buyers of U.S. LNG to Cancel 40-45 Cargoes

Jun 23, 2020

Buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are expected to cancel 40 to 45 cargoes for August loading from the United States due to a slow recovery in Asian gas demand and record-high European gas stocks, market sources said on Monday.The exact number…

ADNOC in $10B Mega Pipeline Deal with International Consortium

Jun 23, 2020

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Tuesday it had signed a $10 billion gas infrastructure deal with a consortium of investors, while its chief executive told Reuters the company would keep a tight lid on costs amid low oil prices…

Petronas in Talks to Settle Tax Dispute with Sarawak State

Jun 23, 2020

Malaysian national oil company Petronas is in talks to finalize a deal with an energy rich province to settle a dispute over the payment of sales tax, a lawyer for the company said on Tuesday.Petronas had been fighting Sarawak state's demand…

China's New LSFO Contract Jumps in Debut Trade

Jun 22, 2020

China’s new low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) futures contract made strong gains in its debut trade on Monday, rising as much as 16.7% on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE).The front-month January contract, with a listing price of 2…

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