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Middle East Oil & Gas News

Energean Signs Contracts for the Sale of Additional 1.4 bcm/yr
Israel >> 9/16/2020 - Energean plc is pleased to announce that Energean Israel (Energean, 70%) has signed two new Gas Sales and Purchase Agreements ("GSPAs"), which, combined, represent quantities of gas of up to 1.4 bcm/y...
ENOC Group On Track with Retail Expansion Plans
United Arab Emirates >> 9/16/2020 - ENOC Group today announced its plans to open 40 new service stations by the end of next year, which will increase its retail network to 192 stations.

The Group is on track with its plans to...
Proserv Rolls out Two New Facilities to Boost Global Service Operations
United Arab Emirates >> 9/16/2020 - Leading controls technology provider Proserv Controls has formally unveiled two new cutting-edge facilities in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi and Cumbernauld, near Glasgow, Scotland as it seeks to drive forwards...
ADNOC Completes $1B Institutional Placement of It's Distribution Shares
United Arab Emirates >> 9/14/2020 - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (“ADNOC” and, together with its subsidiaries, “ADNOC Group”), has successfully completed a placement to institutional investors of 1.25 billion shares in Abu Dhabi Natio...
DNO Starts Gas Capture and Injection in Kurdistan, Slashes CO2 Emissions
Iraq >> 9/11/2020 - DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has announced that the USD 110 million Peshkabir Gas Capture and Injection Project in its Tawke license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq is onstream and has...
Energean Announces Results for Half Year Ended 30 June 2020
Israel >> 9/10/2020 - Energean plc, the independent gas-focused producer focused on the Mediterranean, announces its half-year results for the six months ended 30 June 2020 ("1H 2020"). ...
Fluor Joint Venture Successfully Starts Up Boilers at New Al-Zour Refinery
Kuwait >> 9/9/2020 - Fluor Corporation has announced that its joint venture with Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries, FDH JV, has successfully started up two boilers and they began generating st...
ADNOC Invests $245M to Upgrade Main Oil Lines & Jebel Dhanna Terminal
ADNOC Invests $245M to Upgrade Main Oil Lines & Jebel Dhanna Terminal United Arab Emirates >> 9/9/2020 - ADNOC Onshore, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), announced, the award of two Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts to upgrade two Main Oil Lines (MOLs) a...
EQUATE & NTEC Complete Renewable Energy Project in Kuwait
Kuwait >> 9/8/2020 - As part of its commitment to long-term sustainable development, the EQUATE Group, in partnership with the National Technology Enterprise Company (NTEC), has completed a solar power project that will d...
Wavefront Announces New Distributor in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 9/8/2020 - Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc., an oil field service provider focused on offering the oil and gas industry proprietary, leading edge technology is pleased to announce that effective September 1,...
Sadara Launches Annual Local Competition for Innovative Environmental Solutions
Saudi Arabia >> 9/6/2020 - Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) launched its annual Innovative Environmental Solutions Competition for 2020, in collaboration with the Royal Commission for Jubail. This community environmental initia...
Gulf Keystone Provides 2020 Half Year Results Announcement
Iraq >> 9/3/2020 - Gulf Keystone Petroleum, a leading independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan" or "Kurdistan Region"), announces its results for the half year ended 30 June 2020.
Bahri Boosts Dry-bulk Fleet with Addition of Newbuild Alanood
Saudi Arabia >> 9/3/2020 - Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, today announced that it took delivery of its new dry-bulk carrier ‘Alanood’ on 31 August, making it the second newbuild vessel to join the compa...
APICORP Posts $54.8M Net Profit in First Half of 2020
Saudi Arabia >> 9/3/2020 - The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, announced its half-year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2020. Gross operating income f...
DP World and CDPQ Expand Global Investment Platform to $8.2B
United Arab Emirates >> 9/3/2020 - "Alongside CDPQ, a steadfast partner whose long-term vision we share, we look forward to working together on new investments that will connect key international trade locations worldwide Sultan Ahmed...
ACWA Power Completes Financing Agreements for Dubai’s MBR Solar Park
United Arab Emirates >> 9/3/2020 - ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants, completed the signing of all financing agreements of the 900MW solar PV project, ...
Oryx Petroleum Q2 2020 Financial and Operational Results
Iraq >> 9/2/2020 - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited has announced its financial and operational results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020. All dollar amounts set forth in this news release are in United...
Zion Oil & Gas Continues Operations in Israel
Israel >> 9/2/2020 - Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. announces the completion of the Megiddo Jezreel #2 (MJ02) conductor pipe to a depth of 110 feet and provides an operational update. ...
ADNOC and Apollo-led Consortium Enter Into $5.5B Real Estate Investment Partnership
United Arab Emirates >> 9/2/2020 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has entered into a long-term strategic investment with accounts and entities owned and/or advised by Apollo Global Management Inc. and its subsidiaries (coll...
Middle East Expansion for Connector Subsea Solutions
United Arab Emirates >> 9/2/2020 - Connector Subsea Solutions(CSS) Bergen, Norway has announced on 1st September that is has signed an exclusive agreement with Abu Dhabi Oilfield Services Company (ADOS). Furthermore, this agreement wil...
Receipt of Payments for KRI Oil Sales
Iraq >> 9/1/2020 - Genel Energy plc announces that payments have been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government for oil sales during July 2020.

The Taq Taq partners have received a gross payment of $...
EQUATE Group Unifies Sustainability Efforts Globally
Kuwait >> 9/1/2020 - EQUATE Group has published its latest sustainability performance results as it continues on its path to create long-term value and positive change in the communities it serves around the world. The co...
Sparrows Group Appoints Saudi Arabia General Manager to Drive Growth in Kingdom
Saudi Arabia >> 8/31/2020 - Sparrows Group has appointed Ali Hassan Al-Kharari as the company’s first Saudi Arabia general manager in response to growing business demand in the Kingdom.

Mr Al-Kharari brings more than ...
Babcock & Wilcox Continues Middle East Expansion
United Arab Emirates >> 8/31/2020 - Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) continued its expansion into the Middle East and Africa with the formation of Babcock & Wilcox Middle East Holdings, Ltd. and the opening of a headquarters in Dubai, United Arab...
Royal IHC Delivers TSHD GHASHA to NMDC
United Arab Emirates >> 8/31/2020 - After completion and successful sea trials, the 8,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) GHASHA – owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi – has left The Netherlands to st...
NOVATEK Shipped First LNG Cargo to United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates >> 8/28/2020 - PAO NOVATEK has announced that NOVATEK Gas & Power Asia Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, shipped the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) from the Yamal LNG project to the United Arab Emi...
Heavy lifting and Transport Solutions for a Turnaround at Aramco’s Refinery
Saudi Arabia >> 8/27/2020 - Mammoet, the global leader in engineered heavy lifting and transport, was approached by Jacobs Zate, the FEED and Project Management Consultant, to complete a route survey and lifting study for this c...
Tethys Oil Provides Production Update July 2020
Oman >> 8/26/2020 - Tethys Oil’s share of the production, before government take, from Blocks 3&4 onshore the Sultanate of Oman amounted in July 2020 to 318,071 barrels of oil, corresponding to 10,260 barrels of oil per ...
Energean Successfully Installed FPSO Suction Anchors at Karish Field
Israel >> 8/24/2020 - Energean plc, the gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce that the Energean Power FPSO suction anchors have been successfully installed at the 267 mmboe 2P Karish Field. ...
DRPIC Selects LyondellBasell’s Hostalen ACP and Spheripol Technology
Oman >> 8/24/2020 - LyondellBasell, the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin technologies, announced that Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company LLC (DRPIC) has selected LyondellBasell’s world-leading polyp...
MHPS Receives Order for Three M701JACs Advanced Air-cooled Turbines for a UAE project
United Arab Emirates >> 8/24/2020 - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has received an order for three M701 JAC gas turbine generators to be used in a 2,400 megawatt (MW) co...
Aramco Announces Corporate Development Organization
Saudi Arabia >> 8/23/2020 - The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco”) announced the establishment of an integrated Corporate Development organization to optimize the Company's portfolio. <...
Weir Oil & Gas Signed a Strategic Contract in UAE
United Arab Emirates >> 8/23/2020 - Weir Oil & Gas Dubai announced that it signed a three-year agreement for servicing and repairing pumps and motors with a national oil company in the UAE. The contract secures the provision of Weir Oil...
Rotork Actuators Supplied to Oil Production Site in Middle East
United Arab Emirates >> 8/20/2020 - Rotork has supplied over 250 IQ3 intelligent electric actuators with IW quarter-turn gearboxes, five GP heavy-duty scotch yoke pneumatic actuators and five SI electro-hydraulic actuators for use at an...

Africa Oil & Gas News

Zenith Submits bid in Nigeria's 2020 Marginal Field Round
Nigeria >> 9/18/2020 - Zenith Energy Ltd., the listed international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, is pleased to announce that it has submitted a technical and commercial...
Sterling Energy Announces Results for the 6M Ending 30June 2020
Somalia >> 9/18/2020 - Sterling Energy plc announces its results for the six month period ending 30 June 2020. The Company is an experienced operator of international exploration and production licences, with a primary geog...
DOF Subsea Secures Integrated FSV Contract in Africa
Angola >> 9/17/2020 - DOF Subsea has been awarded an integrated Field Support Vessel (FSV) contract with an international oil company in Angola. The project shall utilize Skandi Seven for a minimum of 303 firm vessel days ...
Sapura Energy Wins Major Projects in South America & Africa
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 9/17/2020 - Sapura Energy Berhad, a leading global integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, has announced two major project wins in South America, as well as a drilling contract win in the Ivory Co...
Submission of Bid in Nigeria's 2020 Marginal Field Round
Nigeria >> 9/17/2020 - Further to the announcement of 3 August 2020, ADM Energy PLC, a natural resources investing company, is pleased to announce that it has formally submitted a bid with the Nigerian Department of Petrole...
PGS Announces Availability of Reprocessed 3D Data for West Niger Delta
Nigeria >> 9/17/2020 - More than 3 500 sq. km of new PGS broadband reprocessed MultiClient data is now available in the West Niger Delta Basin, providing a clearer image of potential targets in blocks OPL 248, 249, 250, 201...
Tlou Energy Provides Update on Lesedi Transmission Line
Botswana >> 9/16/2020 - Tlou Energy Limited is an ASX, AIM and BSE listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and southern Africa through the exploration and development of gas and solar power.

Key P...
Eni Finds New Gas Discovery in the “Great Nooros Area”
Eni Finds New Gas Discovery in the “Great Nooros Area” Egypt >> 9/16/2020 - Eni (as the Operator of the Block) and bp (as contractor member) announce a new gas discovery in the so-called "Great Nooros Area", located in the Abu Madi West Development Lease, in the conventional ...
Presentation Material & Update on Hibiscus/Ruche Development Plan
Gabon >> 9/16/2020 - BW Energy is presenting at the Pareto Securities' Energy Conference today. The presentation references the progression of an alternative development plan for Hibiscus/Ruche, utilising a converted ...
Global Petroleum Announces Placing & Subscription to Raise GBP 1.40M
Namibia >> 9/16/2020 - Global Petroleum Limited is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised £1,327,500 million in aggregate before costs (the “Placing”), through the Placing of 177,000,000 Ordinary Shares (the “P...
NOC Working Hard to Counter Covid-19 in Eastern & Central Regions
Libya >> 9/15/2020 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC)’s Sustainable Development Department delivered a supply of preventative medical equipment, including masks, gloves, medical alcohol, thermometers and other devices, ...
Senegal Issues RFP to US Firms for National Gas Pipeline Backbone Project
Senegal >> 9/15/2020 - Fonds Souverain d’Investissements Stratégiques S.A. (“FONSIS”) invites submission of qualifications and proposal data (collectively referred to as the “Proposal”) from interested U.S. firms that are q...
Clontarf Announces Interim Statement for the Period Ended 30 June 2020
Ghana >> 9/14/2020 - Clontarf Energy, the oil and gas exploration company focused on Ghana and Bolivia, announces its unaudited financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2020: ...
Sonatrach CEO Makes Oil Leak Inspection Visit to El Baaj
Algeria >> 9/12/2020 - The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sonatrach group made a working and inspection visit to the region of El Baaj, in the commune of Oum Tiour in El Oued, indicates the national compa...
Sound Energy Announces Report for the 6M Ended 30 June 2020
Morocco >> 9/11/2020 - Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream oil and gas company, announces its unaudited half-year report for the six months ended 30 June 2020.

Operational and Corporate Highlights
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British Business Urged to Seek Opportunities in Libyan Oil & Gas Sector
Libya >> 9/10/2020 - Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla today 10 September 2020 set out the enormous opportunities which Libya offers to internationally competitive UK companies in its oi...
Exchange of Fire & New Security Breaches in Sharara Oilfield
Libya >> 9/10/2020 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC) is deeply concerned about the continued exposure in recent days of Akakus Oil Operation Company's Sharara field to security breaches threatening the lives of employe...
Air Liquide Finalizes Agreement with Sasol
South Africa >> 9/10/2020 - Following the announcement on July 29, 2020, Air Liquide has now entered into a business purchase agreement with Sasol for Air Liquide to acquire the biggest oxygen production site in the world locate...
Air Products to Supply 4Cryogenic Heat Exchangers to Sonatrach
Algeria >> 9/9/2020 - Air Products, the world’s leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology and equipment, announced it will be providing four of its MCR® Main Cryogenic Heat Exchangers (MCHEs) for Sonatrach’s GL1Z LN...
Africa Oil Receives Kenya License Extension
Kenya >> 9/9/2020 - Africa Oil Corp. is pleased to announce that an extension has been granted by the Government of Kenya on Blocks 10BB and 13T. Under the terms of the extension, the Joint Venture partners have the ri...
Kosmos Farms Down of Portfolio of Exploration Assets to Shell
Sao Tome and Principe >> 9/9/2020 - Kosmos Energy has entered into an agreement with B.V. Dordtsche Petroleum Maatschappij (“Shell”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, to farm down interests in a portfolio of frontier ...
Damen Held Keel Laying for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO
South Africa >> 9/9/2020 - On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying. The keel-laying was for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South Africa...
Sonatrach Signs Several Contracts with Algerian Companies
Algeria >> 9/8/2020 - SONATRACH has signed several contracts with Algerian companies as part of its strategy to promote the national production tool. Thus, SONATRACH has entrusted to six (06) Algerian companies namely, ENG...
PGS Completes 2020 Acquisition in Angola’s Namibe Basin
Angola >> 9/8/2020 - Ramform Sovereign has completed a large acquisition project offshore Angola using multisensor GeoStreamer technology. Operational and geological objectives were achieved successfully and safely, despi...
Anglo African Announces Interim Results
Congo >> 9/8/2020 - Chair's Statement
This interim accounts covers the six-months period to 30 June 2020, during this period the Company completed the sale of Anglo African Oil & Gas Congo S.A.U ("AAOG Congo") the ...
Acquisition of Sidi El Kilani from CNPC
Tunisia >> 9/8/2020 - Zenith Energy Ltd., the listed international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Zenith Energy N...
Significant Resource Upgrade on Anchois, Morocco
Morocco >> 9/7/2020 - Chariot Oil & Gas Limited has completed the reprocessing of 3D seismic data across the Lixus Offshore Licence ("Lixus"), Morocco, resulting in significant improvements in both image quality and in dep...
NNPC Says Allegation of AKK Contract Inflation is Baseless, False, Malicious
Nigeria >> 9/7/2020 - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed, in its entirety, the allegation that the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project was inflated to the tune of $1.527billion, de...
Panoro Energy Announces Additions to Tunisian Team
Tunisia >> 9/7/2020 - Panoro Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of two senior managers for secondment to TPS in Tunisia.

In Tunisia, Panoro has the right to provide two senior members of staff into ...
NNPC Obtains $1bn to Fund Upstream Operations
Nigeria >> 9/4/2020 - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had obtained a prepayment funding of about $1bn to support the upstream operations of its subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company. ...
Sangomar Transaction Update
Senegal >> 9/4/2020 - Woodside Energy (Senegal) B.V. has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement to acquire Capricorn Senegal Limited’s entire participating interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore a...
Sasol Invites Interested Parties for the Development of CO2 Utilization
South Africa >> 9/4/2020 - Sasol is committed to reducing its overall impact on the environment and is developing and implementing on our climate change mitigation response to enable long-term resilience of the company through ...
Kalmar & Marsa Maroc Continue Collaboration with New RTG Order
Morocco >> 9/3/2020 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Marsa Maroc with a total of three Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at its TC3 container terminal, located in Casablanca, M...
Wentworth Announces Interim Results for the 6M Ended 30 June 2020
Tanzania >> 9/3/2020 - Wentworth Resources, the independent, Tanzania-focused natural gas production company, is pleased to announce its interim financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2020 . All dollar values ar...
San Leon Provides Funding for Development of Oza Field
Nigeria >> 9/1/2020 - San Leon, the independent oil and gas production, development and exploration company focused on Nigeria, announces that it has conditionally agreed to invest US$7.5 million by way of a loan to Deckla...
Axens Selected for BUA Group Integrated Refinery & Petrochemical Project
Nigeria >> 9/1/2020 - Axens announces to be awarded by BUA Group, a leading Foods, Mining & Infrastructure Conglomerate based in Lagos, Nigeria the supply of process technologies for its greenfield refinery and petrochemic...
Akselos Deploys Digital Twin of Shell’s Bonga FPSO
Nigeria >> 9/1/2020 - Akselos SA has announced the successful deployment of a structural Digital Twin for Shell’s Bonga Main FPSO, located 120km Southwest of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. ...
Full-Year Results 2019 and Notice of AGM
Tanzania >> 9/1/2020 - Solo, the AIM investing company targeting attractive production and development opportunities within the European energy market, is pleased to announce its audited annual results for the period ended ...
Africa Oil Receives Fourth Dividend from its Nigerian Asset
Nigeria >> 8/31/2020 - Africa Oil Corp. has received its fourth dividend from Prime Oil and Gas B.V. ("Prime"), a company that holds interests in deepwater Nigeria production and development assets. ...
Shearwater Receives Mauritania 3D Exploration Award from Total
Mauritania >> 8/28/2020 - GC Rieber Shipping's 19% owned geoservices company Shearwater GeoServices has received an award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total E&P Mauritania.
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Asia Oil & Gas News

Rolls-Royce Wins Contract to Provide Bibloc® Pressure Transmitters
China >> 9/17/2020 - Rolls-Royce was awarded multi-million euros contract by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to provide Bibloc® pressure transmitters for two nuclear reactors currently under construction in Chin...
UCC Shchekinoazot Successfully Operates IMAP™ Methanol and Ammonia Pllant
Russia >> 9/17/2020 - - Leading Russian chemical company Shchekinoazot reports two years of stable operation of its methanol and ammonia co-production plant based on Topsoe’s IMAP™ process.
- The plant is designed to ...
Turbine Installation for TPC Offshore Wind Farm Kicks off
Taiwan >> 9/16/2020 - Jan De Nul Group installed the first offshore wind turbine for the 109.2 MW Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration. Jan De Nul’s Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel T...
CNOOC Announces the First Offshore Wind Power Project Connects to Grid
China >> 9/15/2020 - CNOOC Limited announced that the first offshore wind power project has connected to the grid and begun to generate power. ...
Fugro Awarded 3Y Contract for Integrated Survey Services
India >> 9/15/2020 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in India has awarded Fugro a 3-year contract to provide integrated survey services for the fourth consecutive time.

Work is now under way on the lates...
Lukoil Installs Fixed Platform Jackets at V.I. Grayfer Field
Russia >> 9/15/2020 - LUKOIL completed installation of the jackets of the fixed ice-resistant platform at the V.I. Grayfer field in the Caspian Sea. The offshore operations involved over three hundred workers. Before shipp...
SCF Takes Delivery of SCF Barents
Russia >> 9/15/2020 - On 14 September 2020, PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”) took delivery of SCF Barents, a new 174,000-cbm LNG carrier. The following day, the vessel embarked upon her maiden voyage under a long-term time cha...
Shelf Terminates Bareboat Agreements for 2 Jack up Rigs
China >> 9/14/2020 - Reference is made to the announcement by Shelf Drilling, Ltd., and together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries the "Group") on 21 February 2019 regarding the entering into of agreements with an...
Advance Energy Provides Operations Update
Indonesia >> 9/14/2020 - Advance Energy plc, the energy company seeking growth through acquisition or farm-in to non-operated interests in discovered upstream projects, is pleased to provide the following operations update. <...
Extension for the Crew Boat "Polar Piltun"
Russia >> 9/14/2020 - Reference is made to the stock exchange notice 17 January 2020, where it was announced that GC Rieber Shipping through its 50/50 joint venture, co-owned with Russian partner Prisco, had entered into n...
Ampelmann to Assist Construction of Offshore Wind Farm
Taiwan >> 9/14/2020 - Ampelmann has signed a contract with Seaway 7 for a project due to start in 2021. This contract marks the company’s first contract in Taiwan, and it is also the first time an Ampelmann system will be ...
CNOOC Announces Nanbao 35-2 Oilfield S1 Area Commences Production
China >> 9/11/2020 -  CNOOC Limited announced that Nanbao 35-2 oilfield S1 area has commenced production. Nanbao 35-2 oilfield S1 area is located in the central Bohai with average water depth of 17 meters. In addition to ...
Empyrean Completes £640,500 Placement
China >> 9/11/2020 - Empyrean Energy plc, the oil and gas development company with interests in China, Indonesia and the United States, advises that it has placed 14,233,334 new ordinary shares in the Company (the "New Or...
Nostrum Oil & Gas Updated its Board of Directors
Kazakhstan >> 9/11/2020 - Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC, an independent oil and gas company engaging in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin, announces that its Board of Directors has des...
Vyacheslav Tikhonov Charter Extended For 3 Years
Russia >> 9/11/2020 - Polarcus Limited refers to its announcement dated 24 June 2020 regarding the suspension of hire until commencement of a new project and the expected redelivery of “Vyacheslav Tikhonov” (the “V.T.”) fo...
Gazprom Ramping up Capacities of Chayandinskoye Field
Russia >> 9/11/2020 - The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the information about the implementation of major investment projects. ...
Gazprom Management Committee Endorses Revised Investment Program & Budget for 2020
Russia >> 9/11/2020 - The Gazprom Management Committee endorsed the revised drafts of the investment program and budget (financial plan) for 2020. As per the revised investment program for 2020, the overall amount of inves...
Russia and Belarus Discuss Cooperation in Gas Sector
Russia >> 9/11/2020 - A working meeting of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, with Vladimir Semashko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federat...
Heerema’s Sleipnir Completes First Wind Project
Taiwan >> 9/11/2020 - Heerema’s SSCV Sleipnir has safely and sustainably transported and installed the six-legged, 2858 metric ton, and 46-meter tall jacket for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) transformer station. ...
Pharos Energy Receives TGT Full Field Development Plan Approval
Vietnam >> 9/11/2020 - Pharos Energy plc, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Prime Minister of Vietnam for the TGT Full Field Develop...
GDS Announces Partnership on Renewable Energy Initiatives
China >> 9/10/2020 - GDS Holdings Limited, a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China, today announced that GDS and Sembcorp Industries Limited (“Sembcorp”), through their Chinese subsidiar...
Zhenhua Petrochemical to Use Honeywell Technology
Zhenhua Petrochemical to Use Honeywell Technology China >> 9/10/2020 - Honeywell announced Zhenhua Petrochemical Co. Ltd will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex™ technology for propane dehydrogenation to process 1 million metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene for a...
MHI Concludes Agreement with ENEOS for Inspection in Oil Refineries
Japan >> 9/10/2020 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded an agreement with ENEOS Corporation on joint development of a second-generation EX ROVR, a plant inspection robot with explosion proof features to...
New Drilling Contract for "HAKURYU-11"
Japan >> 9/10/2020 - Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. has entered into a drilling contract with Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. for the provision of a jack-up drilling rig "HAKURYU-11". ...
LR Awards Digital Twin Ready AiP to HHI for Gas Containment Tank
South Korea >> 9/10/2020 - HHI granted Approval in Principle by LR to provide structural health management of independent gas containment tanks using digital twin technology. ...
Cadogan Announces Report for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2020
Ukraine >> 9/10/2020 - Cadogan Petroleum plc, an independent, diversified oil & gas company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 Ju...
First Orders for MAN Engines Meeting New Chinese Emissions Legislation
China >> 9/9/2020 - MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its Chinese license, CMP, has won a series of new, small-bore, four-stroke orders within the significant, Chinese, inland-and-coastal segment. The orders are fo...
Equinor Teams up for Offshore Wind Growth in Japan
Japan >> 9/9/2020 - Equinor, Jera and J-Power partner up and enter a joint bid agreement prior to Japan’s upcoming Round 1 offshore wind auction. The three companies will jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a j...
JERA, J-Power & Equinor Form Consortium to Develop Offshore Wind Projects
Japan >> 9/9/2020 - JERA Co., Inc. ("JERA"), Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. ("J-Power"), and Equinor ASA (“Equinor") have formed a consortium to jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a bid for offshore wind ...
Ampelmann Introduces its W2W Services to the East Coast of India
India >> 9/8/2020 - Ampelmann has signed a contract with McDermott, an offshore engineering and construction company. This is the first project in which an Ampelmann system, in this case the A-type Enhanced Performance (...
Marubeni to Promote Carbon Neutral Electricity Purchase
Japan >> 9/8/2020 - Marubeni Corporation will make the electricity purchased at all domestic business locations to carbon neutral*1 from FY2021. Marubeni will additionally promote carbon neutral purchasing of electricity...
Petronas Launches Virtual LNG Pipeline
Malaysia >> 9/8/2020 - As part of the Company’s latest customer-centric solution to facilitate the growth of cleaner energy use across Peninsular Malaysia, PETRONAS recently launched the Virtual Pipeline System (VPS) soluti...
GE Secures HA Gas Turbine Order in Tatarstan, Russia
Russia >> 9/8/2020 - GE has secured an order to supply power generation equipment for a new generating block at JSC Tatenergo’s Zainskaya State District Power Plant (SDPP) located in Zainsk, Tatarstan Republic, Russia. Th...
Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for Singapore India Gateway Cable System
Singapore >> 9/8/2020 - Global Marine, a leading provider of subsea fibre optic cable installation and maintenance solutions to the telecoms sector, and part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded the Desk Top Study (D...
Delta Offshore Launches RFP for 25 Year LNG Agreement
Vietnam >> 9/8/2020 - Delta Offshore Energy launches Request for Proposal (RFP), first one of its kind for Vietnam, for 25 years gas sales agreement. ...
SCF & NOVATEK Order 10 LNG Carriers for Arctic LNG 2
Russia >> 9/7/2020 - SMART LNG, a joint venture of SCF Group and NOVATEK, has signed contracts with VEB.RF Group and Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex to construct and lease ten icebreaking Arc7 LNG carriers. Simultaneously, SM...
GTT Receives Order for the Design of Tanks of 6 New LNG Carriers
South Korea >> 9/7/2020 - GTT has received an order from Korean shipyards Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of six LNGCs. Two of these LNGCs will be built by HSHI on b...
Contract Award within Offshore Wind in Taiwan
Taiwan >> 9/7/2020 - Solstad Offshore ASA has signed an agreement with Ørsted for hire of the CSV Normand Jarl to support Ørsted on their project Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan.

The firm ...
CTCI Wins EPC Contract for LNG Terminal Regasification Project
Taiwan >> 9/7/2020 - CTCI Corporation has been awarded an approximately NT$19 billion (US$647 million) engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract to build a regasification facility of liquefi...
Marine SOx Scrubber System "DIA-SOx®" Installation Completed
China >> 9/4/2020 - DIA-SOx® that the marine SOx scrubbers produced by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have been successfully installed on 22 ships of 3 ship types (N...

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Maersk Drilling Sets Ambitious Climate Target
Denmark >> 9/18/2020 - As part of an overall sustainability strategy, Maersk Drilling has set an ambitious target of lowering the intensity of CO2 emissions from its drilling operations by 50% by 2030. The target is support...
Wellesley Drills Dry Well North of the Gjoa Field in the North Sea - 6204/11-3
Norway >> 9/18/2020 - Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 829, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6204/11-3. The well was drilled about 75 kilometres north of the Gjoa field in the North Sea and ...
Vali Gas Field Development Concept Completed
Australia >> 9/17/2020 - The ATP 2021 joint venture (Vintage Energy Ltd) 50% and operator, Metgasco Ltd 25% and Bridgeport (Cooper Basin) Pty Ltd 25%) advises that a development concept for the Vali Field has been completed a...
Carnarvon Provides Apus Prospect Update
Australia >> 9/17/2020 - • New 3D seismic data vastly improves the quality of prospect interpretation around Dorado
• Previous 2D based Apus feature now comprises three leading prospects in Apus, Petrus and Kepler
Santos Welcomes $1.9b Technology Neutral Investment
Australia >> 9/17/2020 - The Federal Government’s announcement to invest $1.9 billion to reduce carbon emissions paves the way for large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS), which the International Energy Agency (IEA) and ...
Petrobras on LNG Regasification Record
Brazil >> 9/17/2020 - Petrobras informs that it has successfully concluded the operation test with an flowrate of 30 MM m3/day (millions of cubic meters per day) of natural gas, held at the Guanabara Bay (TR-BGUA) liquefie...
Petrobras on Sale of Fertilizer Unit in Paraná
Brazil >> 9/17/2020 - Petrobras, informs that it has started the opportunity disclosure stage (teaser), referring to the sale of all its shares in the company Araucária Nitrogenados S.A. (ANSA), in the state of Paraná. ...
Drilling Permit for Well 34/7-37 S in PL 089
Norway >> 9/17/2020 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has issued a drilling permit to Equinor Energy AS for wellbore 34/7-37 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 34/7-37 S will be ...
Wood Awarded EPCI Contract for Kollsnes MEG Upgrade Project
Norway >> 9/17/2020 - On behalf of the operator Gassco, Equinor has awarded Wood an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the MEG Upgrade project at Kollsnes.

Under the EPC...
Further Development of Co2ment Project
United States >> 9/17/2020 - On September 1, the United States Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE-NETL) awarded $1.5 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development to support th...
The Hague Court Rules for Chevron in Ecuador Dispute
Ecuador >> 9/16/2020 - The District Court of The Hague ruled in favor of Chevron Corporation in its dispute with the Republic of Ecuador, upholding a 2018 arbitral award rendered by an international tribunal administered by...
IGas Acquires Geothermal Energy Generation Business
United Kingdom >> 9/16/2020 - IGas Energy has entered into a share purchase agreement ('SPA') to acquire GT Energy UK, a developer of deep geothermal heat projects onshore in the UK.

The acquisition is in line with IGas...
Neptune Energy Extends Contract with CHC Helicopters
United Kingdom >> 9/16/2020 - Neptune Energy has extended its contract with CHC Helicopters, covering the Dutch sector of the North Sea, for a further two years.

CHC will continue to conduct all helicopter flight trans...
President Energy Announces Operational Update
Argentina >> 9/15/2020 - President Energy, the energy company with a diverse portfolio of production and exploration assets focused primarily in Argentina has provided an operational update in relation to its current Rio Negr...
Santos Welcomes Government’s Focus on Unlocking New Gas Supply
Australia >> 9/15/2020 - Santos welcomes the Government’s announcements to unlock new gas supply sources and improve the connectivity of the gas and electricity markets.

Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive...
Armour Announces Extension to Arrangements with Oilex Assets
Australia >> 9/15/2020 - Further to the previous announcement of 15 June 2020, Armour Energy has advised that agreement has been reached with Oilex to defer the date for the satisfaction of conditions precedent under the Shar...
Petrobras on Contracting the Sixth FPSO of Buzios
Brazil >> 9/15/2020 - Petrobras has started negotiations with SBM Offshore to contract the FPSO Almirante Tamandaré to be installed in the Buzios field, in the Santos Basin.

The FPSO Almirante Tamandaré will be ...
Petrobras on E&P Asset in Colombia
Colombia >> 9/15/2020 - Petrobras, following up on the releases disclosed on 07/27/2020 and 08/11/2020, informs the beginning of the binding phase regarding the sale of its entire stake in the exploratory portion of the Tayr...
Rockhopper Announces Half-year Results for the 6M to 30 June 2020
Falkland Islands >> 9/15/2020 - Rockhopper Exploration, the oil and gas exploration and production company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin, is pleased to announce its results for the six months ended 30 June 2020.
...
Cargotec’s Third Quarter 2020 Better than Expected
Finland >> 9/15/2020 - Cargotec updates its business development estimate published on 17 July 2020 and gives guidance for the third quarter 2020. Cargotec’s business development has continued well during July-August. Cargo...
Axxis Geo Solutions Announces New Utsira Multi-client Late Sale
Norway >> 9/15/2020 - Axxis Geo Solutions has entered into a new multi-client licensing contract with an undisclosed customer. Under the contract, the customer will license certain data from the company's existing Utsira m...
Seadrill Announces Forbearance Agreements
United Kingdom >> 9/15/2020 - Seadrill Limited has entered into forbearance agreements with certain creditors in respect of the group's senior secured credit facility agreements, senior secured notes, and guarantee facility agreem...
Statement re Press Speculation
United Kingdom >> 9/15/2020 - On 20 August 2020, Premier announced that it had agreed a heads of terms for a long term refinancing of the Group’s debt facilities with a subset of its creditors representing over 45 per cent of the ...
MTU Series 2000 Yacht Engine with more than 2,000 mhp
United Kingdom >> 9/15/2020 - The MTU high-performance yacht engine gets a power upgrade as the output of the 12-cylinder series 2000 M96 engine is increased from 1,432 kW to 1,472 kW, equivalent to more than 2,000 horsepower. Its...
Valaris plc Announces Expiration of Joinder Period
United Kingdom >> 9/15/2020 - Valaris plc announced that the joinder period under its Restructuring Support Agreement (the “RSA”) and Backstop Commitment Agreement (the “BCA”) has expired and that holders of 72% in aggregate princ...
BP & Microsoft Form Strategic Partnership to Drive Digital Energy
United States >> 9/15/2020 - BP and Microsoft Corp. announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation in energy systems and advance the net zero carbon goals of both companies....
Strike Completes Farm out of Walyering Perth Basin to Talon Petroleum
Australia >> 9/14/2020 - - Definitive documentation for farmout to Talon Petroleum executed.

- Walyering appraisal well to be added to CY21 Perth Basin drilling program.

Farmout

Strike ...
Seadrill Announces Acquisition of Shares in Asia Offshore Drilling
Bermuda >> 9/14/2020 - Seadrill Limited announces its acquisition of the minority holding of 33.76% of the share capital of Asia Offshore Drilling Limited (“AOD”).

The consideration for the shares in AOD is USD 3...
Petrobras Changes Name of Lula Field to Tupi Field
Brazil >> 9/14/2020 - Petrobras has announced that the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) approved the change in the name of the Lula field to Tupi field.

The approval is aimed at compl...
Petrobras on E&P Portfolio Revision
Brazil >> 9/14/2020 - Petrobras reports on the revision of the Exploration & Production (E&P) segment portfolio in face of the crisis caused by COVID-19. The revision aims to maximize the value of the E&P portfolio, focusi...
Drilling Permit for Well 6406/12-G-1 H in Production Licence 586
Norway >> 9/14/2020 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has issued a drilling permit to Neptune Energy for wildcat well 6406/12-G-1 H in production licence PL 586.

Well 6406/12-G-1 H will be drilled from the W...
Revised Guidelines for Production Permit Applications
Norway >> 9/14/2020 - Revised guidelines for production permit applications will be published in early October.

The main rule is that licensees shall apply for a jo...
ADX Provides Update on Acidisation & Flow Testing of Lecea Mica-1 Well
Romania >> 9/14/2020 - Key Points:

- Operations commenced for acidisation and testing following rig up on the 9th of September.

- The Pa IV gas reservoir interval was acidised utilising coiled t...
BP Energy Outlook 2020
United Kingdom >> 9/14/2020 - New report looks at possible developments in global energy to 2050:
- As the world moves towards lower carbon, the global energy system fundamentally restructures, becoming more diverse, driven ...
Union Jack Announces Results for 6M Ended 30 June 2020
United Kingdom >> 9/14/2020 - Union Jack Oil plc, a UK focused onshore conventional oil and gas production, development and exploration company, is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the Half Year ended 30 June 2020.
Kalmar Eco Reachstackers to Hellp Maritime Transport Ltd
United Kingdom >> 9/14/2020 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply two Kalmar Eco Reachstackers that will help Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) cut fuel costs and carbon emissions while addressing growing demand ...
Vestas Changes its President
United States >> 9/14/2020 - The wind market in the USA is entering a new phase, where demand will be driven by wind energy’s cost-competitiveness, the phase out of the production tax credit (PTC), and states looking to address t...
Rolls-Royce Launches Virtual Reality Maintenance Training Software
United States >> 9/14/2020 - Rolls-Royce has launched its new Virtual Reality Maintenance Training Software for its AE 2100 engines powering C-130J aircraft, with the first training system to enter service with the U.S. Air Force...
Mosman Oil and Gas Announces Stanley-4 Drilling Update
United States >> 9/14/2020 - AIM-listed Mosman Oil and Gas has advised that the Stanley--4 well in East Texas has completed drilling after reaching the target depth of circa 5,000 feet.

Drilling was completed successfu...
Kongsberg Appoints New Executive Vice President
Brazil >> 9/11/2020 - Iver Christian Olerud has been appointed the new Executive Vice President for Strategy and Business Development in Kongsberg Gruppen ASA.

Mr Olerud takes over from Harald Aaro, who was rec...

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