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Middle East Oil & Gas News

Aramco Awards 8 EPC Contracts for its Oil and Gas Projects
Aramco Awards 8 EPC Contracts for its Oil and Gas Projects Saudi Arabia >> 11/18/2020 - Aramco has announced a new contracting strategy for the Company’s oil and gas brownfield and plant upgrade projects. The strategy focuses on establishing new businesses and developing partnerships bas...
Energean’s Karish Project 85% Completed
Israel >> 11/17/2020 - Energean plc has provided an update on recent operations and the Group’s trading performance in the 9-months to 30 September 2020 together with updated guidance for the full year.

Math...
Sapura Energy Secures Al-Khalij Pipeline Project
Qatar >> 11/16/2020 - Sapura Energy Berhad, a leading global integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, has announced a major contract win in the Middle East.

Its subsidiary Sapura Fabrication Sdn B...
Lamprell Provides Update on IMI Joint Venture
Saudi Arabia >> 11/12/2020 - Further to the recent discussions with IMI regarding deferral of Lamprell's equity contribution to the Saudi maritime yard joint venture to H2 2021, Lamprell is pleased to announce that it has agreed ...
Gulf Marine Services Provides Update from the Board of Directors
United Arab Emirates >> 11/11/2020 - Further to the Company's announcement yesterday regarding changes to the board of directors, the Company announces that the board of directors (the "Board") have made the following appointments:
ADNOC and TOTAL Deliver First Unconventional Gas from the UAE
United Arab Emirates >> 11/11/2020 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and TOTAL, announced, the delivery of the first unconventional gas from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The unconventional gas was delivered from the Ruwais ...
ADNOC Signs Long Term LNG Supply Agreements with Vitol & Total
United Arab Emirates >> 11/11/2020 - ADNOC LNG has signed up to a six-year supply agreement with Vitol, the world’s largest independent energy trader, for the sale of 1.8 million tons per annum (mtpa) of post-2022 LNG volumes and a two-y...
Significant 2P Reserves Increase at Energean’s Israeli Assets
Israel >> 11/10/2020 - Energean plc is pleased to announce the completion of an independent Competent Persons Report (CPR) by DeGolyer and MacNaughton (“D&M”), which certifies 98.2 Bcm (3.5 Tcf) of gas and 99.6 million barr...
Tethys Oil Farms out Oman Block 49 to EOG Resources
Oman >> 11/10/2020 - Tethys Oil, through its wholly owned subsidiary Tethys Oil Montasar Ltd, has entered into an agreement with EOG Resources Oman Block 49 Limited (“EOG”), a wholly owned subsidiary of EOG Resources, Inc...
TAQA Reports Net Income of AED 1.3B for First Nine Months of 2020
United Arab Emirates >> 11/10/2020 - Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, a regionally leading, fully integrated utilities company and one of the UAE’s largest publicly listed companies by market capitalization, has reported its first...
ADNOC Completes 1st Phase of Artificial Intelligence Predictive Maintenance Project
United Arab Emirates >> 11/10/2020 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has completed the first phase of its large-scale multi-year predictive maintenance project to maximize asset efficiency and integrity across its upstream and...
ADNOC, ADQ Launch TA'ZIZ JV to Drive Growth in UAE Chemicals Sector
United Arab Emirates >> 11/10/2020 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, a...
QP Wins LNG Tender to Deliver up to 1.8 MTA to Singapore until 2032
Qatar >> 11/9/2020 - Qatar Petroleum hs announced the establishment and the start of operations of QP Trading LLC (QP Trading), as its dedicated LNG trading arm. Wholly owned by Qatar Petroleum and based in Doha, QP Trad...
Seafox, Horizon and Mazrui Vote for Board Changes
United Arab Emirates >> 11/9/2020 - GMS announces today that Seafox International Limited ("Seafox"), Horizon Energy LLC ("Horizon") and Mazrui Investments LLC ("Mazrui") have submitted their intention to vote by proxy, collectively, 17...
Zion Oil & Gas Drilling Rig Loaded on Ship and En Route to Israel
Israel >> 11/5/2020 - Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. announces announces the departure of drilling rig and equipment from Constanta, Romania and en route to Haifa, Israel. ...
Bahri Signs 5 year Agreement with Presidency of State Security
Saudi Arabia >> 11/5/2020 - Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced the signing of a five-year framework agreement worth SAR 300 million with Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security (PSS). Under...
Euronav Announces 10 year Extension of FSO Contracts
Qatar >> 11/4/2020 - Euronav NV announces that the joint venture with International Seaways has signed an extension for ten years for the FSO Asia and the FSO Africa in direct continuation of their current contractual...
Genel Energy Provides Trading and Operations Update
Iraq >> 11/3/2020 - Genel Energy plc issues the following trading and operations update in respect of the third quarter and first nine months of 2020.

Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said:
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Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results
Saudi Arabia >> 11/3/2020 - The Saudi Arabian Oil Company announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2020. These results highlight the Company’s financial and operational strength, despite market volatility and the...
Lamprell Awarded Engineering Project by IMI
Saudi Arabia >> 11/2/2020 - Lamprell is has been awarded a medium-sized* contract by International Maritime Industries (IMI) to undertake engineering design services.

Starting immediately and extending over the next ...
Drydocks Boosts Dubai Consortium Project in Montenegro
United Arab Emirates >> 10/30/2020 - Drydocks World, a DP World company, joins Consortium to transform the Bijela Shipyard into a world-class superyacht service, maintenance, repair and refit facility.

The consortium of super...
Genel Energy Provides Update on Tawke PSC
Iraq >> 10/29/2020 - Genel Energy plc notes that DNO ASA, as operator of the Tawke PSC (Genel 25% working interest), has issued an update on licence activity.

Production at the Tawke licence increased to 113,...
Snam Signs 3 MOUs with Israeli Companies
Israel >> 10/29/2020 - Snam enters the Israeli market with the launch of new collaborations in the energy transition, in particular in natural gas sustainable mobility, biomethane and hydrogen and in new green hydrogen prod...
MAN 16V175D Propulsion Packages for Israel Shipyards
Israel >> 10/29/2020 - MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply complete propulsion packages to two OPV-45 offshore patrol vessels currently under construction at Israel Shipyards in Haifa. ...
OMV and Mubadala Complete Borealis Transaction
United Arab Emirates >> 10/29/2020 - Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based strategic investment company, and OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Vienna, have completed the transaction for OMV...
Lloyd’s Register Launches Dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
United Arab Emirates >> 10/29/2020 - LR has launched a dedicated centre of excellence to accelerate the safe, sustainable and cost-effective decarbonisation of world shipping in support of delivering greenhouse gas reduction targets. ...
Tethys Oil Increases Interest in Block 56 and Assumes Operatorship
Oman >> 10/28/2020 - Tethys Oil, through its wholly owned subsidiary Tethys Oil Oman Onshore Limited, has entered into an agreement with Medco Arabia Ltd (“Medco”), a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Medco Energi Internasion...
The CBH Green Refinery in Oman will Produce ULSFO
Oman >> 10/28/2020 - A company official statement was released by the chairman and CEO of Canada Business Holdings confirming that the company plans to go ahead with the ultra-low sulphur fuel oil refinery in the Sultanat...
ADNOC CEO Seeks Opportunities to Strengthen UAE-India Energy Relationship
United Arab Emirates >> 10/27/2020 - His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), reinforced the close and deep-rooted economic ti...
Loss Adjusting duo sign KSA cooperation agreement
Saudi Arabia >> 10/26/2020 - International players AqualisBraemar and Middle East Loss Adjusting Co.Ltd (MEA), a Miller International associate company, have entered into a cooperation agreement to strengthen MEA’s claims servic...
ADNOC Awards $324M Contracts to Optimize Onshore Field Operations
United Arab Emirates >> 10/26/2020 - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced the award of contracts worth $324 million (AED 1.19 billion) to optimize onshore field operations and enhance efficiencies as it continues to invest re...
SABIC Announces Third Quarter Results 2020
Saudi Arabia >> 10/25/2020 - SABIC reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2020. The company’s revenue for the third quarter reached SAR 29.30 billion ($ 7.81 billion), representing an increase of 19% compared to the previ...

Africa Oil & Gas News

Panoro Energy Announces Q3 2020 Financial & Operational Results
Gabon >> 11/23/2020 - Panoro Energy (“Panoro” with OSE ticker: “PEN”) reported total revenues of USD 7.59 million in the third quarter 2020, with positive EBITDA of USD 2.45 million. Numerous operational initiatives are ex...
San Leon Provides Update on Investment in Oza Field, Nigeria
Nigeria >> 11/23/2020 - Further to its announcements of 1 September 2020 and 2 November 2020 regarding its proposed investment in Decklar Petroleum Limited ("Decklar") and the Oza Field in Nigeria, San Leon announces that th...
Scirocco Energy Announces Ruvuma PSA Update
Tanzania >> 11/23/2020 - Scirocco Energy (AIM: SCIR), is pleased to announce an operational update on its Ruvuma asset (WI 25%) and the plan to progress the Ntorya gas discovery situated within the licence.

On 23...
PGS Delivers Early-Out Products in Angola’s Namibe Basin
Angola >> 11/20/2020 - Early-out PSTM products are now available from PGS’ latest MultiClient 3D survey in the Namibe Basin. New coverage over Blocks 29, 30, 44, and 45 brings fresh understanding for deeper water exploratio...
PetroNor Adds High Potential Guinea Bissau Acreage to Portfolio
Guinea Bissau >> 11/20/2020 - PetroNor (PNOR), the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, is pleased to announce the purchase of SPE Guinea Bissau AB.

This entit...
SDX Energy Announces 9 Months Financial & Operating Results
SDX Energy Announces 9 Months Financial & Operating Results Egypt >> 11/19/2020 - SDX Energy Plc (SDX) is pleased to announce its unaudited financial and operating results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. All monetary values are expressed in United States dollars net to...
Neptune Energy Announces Q3 2020 Results
Algeria >> 11/18/2020 - Neptune Energy has announced its financial results for the three months ended 30 September 2020.

Good safety and underlying operational performance in Q3, with YTD production up
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Petroleum Minister & Australian Ambassador Discuss Gas Market
Petroleum Minister & Australian Ambassador Discuss Gas Market Egypt >> 11/17/2020 - Petroleum Minister Tarek el Molla held a meeting via video conference with Australian Ambassador here Glenn Miles to discuss bilateral cooperation and the latest developments concerning the global gas...
VAALCO Announces Transformational Acquisition of Additional Interest at Etame Block
Gabon >> 11/17/2020 - VAALCO Energy, Inc. has signed a sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) to acquire Sasol Gabon S.A.’s (“Sasol’s”) 27.8% working interest(1) in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon. Since VAALCO currently...
Egypt, S. Korea boost coop. in Petrochemicals
Egypt, S. Korea boost coop. in Petrochemicals Egypt >> 11/16/2020 - Petroleum Minister Tarek el Mulla discussed with South Korean Ambassador to Egypt Hong Jin-wook the activities of South Korean firms specialized in carrying out oil projects as well ways of boosting p...
Africa Oil Announces 2020 Third Quarter Results
South Africa >> 11/13/2020 - Africa Oil Corp. is pleased to announce its operating and consolidated financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020. The Company is also providing a revision to its 2020 Ma...
Interest in Block 11B/12B, Consolidated with Africa Energy
South Africa >> 11/13/2020 - Impact Oil & Gas Limited, a privately-owned, African-focused, exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the previously announced transaction with Africa Energy Cor...
Settlement of Litigation with CHL & Termination of the CHL Royalty Agreement
Cameroon >> 11/12/2020 - Highlights
Settlement of Cameroon Holdings Limited ("CHL") Litigation
- A settlement agreement has been entered into with CHL to cease all legal action (the "CHL Litigation") and cancel t...
Corporate Announcement on Retirement of Two Board Directors
Nigeria >> 11/12/2020 - Seplat announces that Mr. Michael Alexander, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director ("SINED"), and Mrs. Ifueko M. Omoigui Okauru, Independent Non-Executive Director ("INED"), will retire from the B...
Africa Energy Closes Previously Announced Subscription Agreement
South Africa >> 11/12/2020 - Africa Energy Corp., an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore South Africa and Namibia, announces the successful closing of the equity issue of 509,092,771 common shares in the Company ...
Zenith Provides Update on Legal Claim against SMP
Congo >> 11/11/2020 - Zenith Energy Ltd., the listed international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, is pleased to provide an update on the legal claim (the “Claim”) initia...
Repayment of Prepayment Facility
Nigeria >> 11/11/2020 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and Africa, announces that LEKOIL Oil and Gas Investments Limited ("LOGL"), in which the Company has a 90 per cent. e...
Shearwater Awarded Senegal 3D Acquisition & Processing Contract by Total
Senegal >> 11/11/2020 - Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS announced the award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total E&P Senegal (“Total”). The exploration survey covers 5,000 sq...
FAR Senegal Sale Announcement
Senegal >> 11/11/2020 - FAR Limited announces that together with its wholly owned subsidiaries FAR Senegal RSSD SA and FAR Holdings 1 Pty Ltd (collectively "FAR"), it has entered into an RSSD Sale and Purchase Agreement with...
Africa Energy Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
South Africa >> 11/10/2020 - Africa Energy Corp., an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore South Africa and Namibia, announces financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020....
Zenith Energy Announces Termination of LOI
Tunisia >> 11/10/2020 - Zenith Energy Ltd. (Zenith) (ZENA-ME), the listed international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, announces that it has terminated the non-binding Le...
Tullow Completes $575M Sale of Uganda Assets to Total
Uganda >> 11/10/2020 - Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) is pleased to announce that the sale of its assets in Uganda to Total has completed with $500 million consideration received earlier today. Tullow is also due to receive a furt...
Kosmos Energy Announces 3rd Quarter 2020 Results
Ghana >> 11/9/2020 - Kosmos Energy Ltd. announced the financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2020. For the quarter, the Company generated a net loss of $37 million, or $0.09 per diluted share. When adjus...
Octane Complex at Total Investment Cost of $ 450M
Octane Complex at Total Investment Cost of $ 450M Egypt >> 11/8/2020 - The high-octane gasoline production complex at Assiut Oil Refinery complex (ASORC) is a key production and refinery venture carried out by the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources at a total in...
Production of Libyan Crude Oil Exceeds 1M Barrels a Day
Libya >> 11/7/2020 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces that it managed to raise production rates to 1036035 barrels a day.

Thanks to Allah first then to the employees of the oil ...
Heerema Announces HPA and HMT Restructuring
Angola >> 11/6/2020 - The ongoing poor market conditions and sustained low oil price mean the Heerema Angola Joint Ventures are no longer economically viable. ...
Bowleven Provides Preliminary Results
Cameroon >> 11/5/2020 - Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas exploration group traded on AIM, announces its preliminary unaudited results for the year ended 30 June 2020. ...
VAALCO Energy Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results
Gabon >> 11/5/2020 - VAALCO Energy, Inc. reported operational and financial results for the third quarter of 2020.

Highlights and Recent Key Items:
- Achieved strong production...
Proposed Amalgamation of Attis and Helium One Treasury Ltd
Tanzania >> 11/5/2020 - Attis Oil and Gas Limited has entered into a binding Implementation Agreement with Helium One Treasury Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Helium One Global Limited ("Helium One"). The agreement, subjec...
Farm out of Transkei & Algoa to Shell
South Africa >> 11/4/2020 - Impact Oil & Gas Limited, a privately-owned, African-focused, exploration company, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Impact Africa Ltd has entered into an agreement with BG Inte...
Searcher Announces 2D & 3D Seismic Project Offshore South Africa
South Africa >> 11/4/2020 - Searcher, a leading service provider of global multi-client geoscience products for exploration & production companies, announced a new multi-client 2D and 3D seismic rectification project Offshore So...
PGS Expands Angola MegaSurvey in Lower Congo Basin
Angola >> 11/2/2020 - PGS and ANPG recently expanded the Angola MegaSurvey to include Block 16 PSTM GeoStreamer data, increasing 3D seismic data coverage over the prolific Lower Congo Basin. Block 16 and multiple blocks in...
Acquisition of Jack ups to be Converted for Dussafu Developments
Gabon >> 11/2/2020 - BW Energy has concluded on an alternative development plan for the Hibiscus/Ruche satellite field in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon, utilising a converted jack-up rig to reduce investments and tim...
Update on Investment in Oza Field, Nigeria
Nigeria >> 11/2/2020 - Further to its announcement of 1 September 2020 regarding its proposed investment in Decklar Petroleum Limited and the Oza Field in Nigeria, San Leon announces that the parties have agreed to a furthe...
Impact to Farm-in to Area 2 Offshore South Africa
South Africa >> 11/2/2020 - Impact Oil & Gas Limited, a privately-owned, African-focused, exploration company, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Impact Africa Ltd, has entered into an agreement with Silver...
First E&P Commences Oil Production
Nigeria >> 10/31/2020 - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ("NNPC") and FIRST Exploration and Petroleum Development Company ("FIRST E&P") Joint Venture is pleased to announce the commencement of oil production from ...
VOG Announces Interim Results for the 6M Ended June 2020
Cameroon >> 10/30/2020 - Victoria Oil & Gas Plc, the integrated natural gas producing utility, announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2020 and provides an operations update for Q3 2020. ...
Third Quarter 2020 Production Report
Chad >> 10/30/2020 - Glencore Chief Executive Officer, Ivan Glasenberg:
“Glencore has delivered a solid third quarter operating performance, including the continued successful ramp-up of Katanga, which remains on tr...
Lekoil Announces Interim Results 2020
Nigeria >> 10/30/2020 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, reports its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2020. ...
Establishment of Jonit Company in Contract Areas 91 and 107
Libya >> 10/29/2020 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces that the newly established joint operating company Sarir Oil Operations (SOO) assumes operatorship on the Contract Areas 91 and 107 (previously 96 and 97) ...

Asia Oil & Gas News

Update on the Acquisition of the Schlumberger Rustaveli Company Limited
Georgia >> 11/20/2020 - Block Energy plc, the exploration and production company focused on Georgia, is pleased to provide an update regarding the Company's previously disclosed acquisition of Schlumberger Rustaveli Company ...
PETRONAS Calls For Stronger Regional Collaboration To Support Global Energy Transition
Malaysia >> 11/19/2020 - As more countries in Southeast Asia make strides towards embracing the global energy transition, PETRONAS has called for a stronger collaboration amongst ASEAN governments, energy players as well as t...
Jadestone Energy Announces Voluntary Relinquishment of Philippines SC56
Philippines >> 11/18/2020 - Jadestone Energy Inc., an independent oil and gas production company focused on the Asia Pacific region, announces the voluntary relinquishment and termination of Service Contract 56 (“SC56”), offshor...
Rosneft Approves the Sale of 10% Stake in Vostok Oil to Trafigura
Russia >> 11/18/2020 - Rosneft has approved the sale of 10% in the charter capital of Vostok Oil to Trafigura. ...
CGG Awarded Large Offshore Malaysia Seismic Reprocessing Contracts
CGG Awarded Large Offshore Malaysia Seismic Reprocessing Contracts Malaysia >> 11/17/2020 - Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded two large-scale complex seismic reprocessing contracts by PTTEP. ...
Lummus Technology Won Contract for Shandong Yulong Refining Project
China >> 11/16/2020 - Lummus Technology announced that it has been awarded a technology contract by Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China’s Nanshan Group. Lummus will provide Master Licensor servic...
SCF Concludes New Project Financing for Two LNG Carriers
Indonesia >> 11/16/2020 - Joint venture companies belonging to Sovcomflot (SCF Group), NYK Line and Samudera, have signed a new USD 155 million non-recourse credit facility, for up to eight years, with two leading internationa...
Repair & Fishing Operations of 2 Maroon Wells Fulfilled without Rig
Iran >> 11/16/2020 - Experts at the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) successfully carried out repair of faulty wellhead valves for Wastewater Injection Well No. 116 and fishing operation for Well No. 153 of Maro...
Fugro & NYK Set to Expand Offshore Wind Geotechnical Services in Japan
Japan >> 11/16/2020 - Fugro and NYK Group (NYK) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan.

They will also collaborate on a feasibility study into jointly...
TAP Starts Commercial Operations
Azerbaijan >> 11/15/2020 - Four and a half years after the inauguration of construction works in Thessaloniki, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), an 878-km gas transportation system crossing Greece, Albania, the Adriatic Sea an...
KBR Announces Significant Step in First Digitally Enabled Offshore Platform Project
Azerbaijan >> 11/11/2020 - KBR announced that its joint venture with SOCAR, who is undertaking the engineering design phase of the Azeri Central East (ACE) platform, is now nearing completion. ...
Maersk Awarded Exploration Contract for Maersk Viking in Brunei
Brunei Darussalam >> 11/11/2020 - Maersk Drilling has secured a contract from Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Bhd. (BSP) for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking to drill one deepwater exploration well offshore Brunei Daruss...
Mitsubishi Participating in "ROBOSHIP Joint Value Creation Project
Japan >> 11/11/2020 - Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is participating in an inter-business project to explore the potential of the "ROBOSHIP" as the marine vessel of t...
Petronas Starts LNG Bunkering Business Operations
Malaysia >> 11/11/2020 - Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) has officially launched its Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering business by completing its first LNG bunkering operation at Pasir Gudang, Johor. Through a collab...
Jura Announces Closing of Running Finance Facility
Pakistan >> 11/11/2020 - Jura Energy Corporation (“Jura”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spud Energy Pty Limited (“SEPL”), has entered into another short-term running finance facility (the “Facility”...
Negotiations Launched on Gas Supply for Belarus from January 2021
Russia >> 11/11/2020 - A working meeting between Alexey Miller Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Viktor Karankevich, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Belarus, took place in St. Petersburg. ...
Synergy Group Completes LNG Carrier-FSU Conversion
Singapore >> 11/11/2020 - Synergy Group, one of the world’s leading ship managers, has successfully converted a 1992-built, 126 000 m3 capacity LNG carrier into a floating storage unit (FSU). ...
Sembcorp Marine Interim Business Update for 3Q & 9M 2020
Singapore >> 11/11/2020 - Sembcorp Marine is issuing its interim Business Update for the third quarter 2020 and nine months ended 30 September 2020, following the adoption of semi-annual reporting of its results with effect fr...
Jadestone Energy Announces Settlement in Respect of Vietnam Dispute
Vietnam >> 11/11/2020 - Jadestone Energy Inc., an independent oil and gas production company focused on the Asia Pacific region, announces settlement of a dispute with Teikoku Oil (Con Son) Co. Ltd. (“Teikoku”), a wholly own...
Zenith Energy Announces Termination of Exploration in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan >> 11/10/2020 - Zenith Energy Ltd. (Zenith) (ZENA-ME) announces that, in agreement with SOCAR (State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic), the Contract Exploration Area ("CEA") of its 25-year REDPSA (Rehabilitatio...
Anglo American Adds Low Emission Fleet to Global Shipping Operations
Singapore >> 11/10/2020 - Anglo American announces the award of a ten-year charter contract for four LNG fuelled capesize+ vessels, introducing LNG into its chartered fleet for the first time. The new build LNG vessels offer s...
Oriental Expands Use of Honeywell Technology to Increase On-Purpose Propylene Production
China >> 11/9/2020 - Honeywell announced Oriental Energy Company Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex™ technology for propane dehydrogenation to meet growing demand for the production of polymer-grade propylene. The O...
Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to PT Pertamina Rosneft
Indonesia >> 11/9/2020 - W. R. Grace & Co., the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to PT Pertamina Rosneft ...
Petropars Initiates Drilling Operations at South Pars Phase 11
Iran >> 11/9/2020 - Offshore drilling operations of phase 11 of the South Pars gas field began with the installation of the drilling rig at the SPD11B border location.

According to Pars Oil and Gas Company,...
Petronas Sets Net Zero Carbon Emissions Target By 2050
Malaysia >> 11/9/2020 - PETRONAS has announced its aspiration to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 as part of its holistic approach to sustainability that balances Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerat...
McDermott Earns Next Phase of Russian Ethane Cracker Project
McDermott Earns Next Phase of Russian Ethane Cracker Project Russia >> 11/9/2020 - McDermott International, Ltd announced it has secured the next phase of the ethane cracking project from China National Chemical Engineering & Construction Corporation Seven, Ltd (CC7). In 2019, McDer...
NIDC Drills 72 Oil, Gas Wells in 7 Months
Iran >> 11/7/2020 - The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has spudded 72 oil and gas wells in offshore and onshore projects in the first 7 months of the current calendar year, which began on March 21.

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Global LNG Fuel Bunkering Brand "Gas4Sea" Terminated
Japan >> 11/6/2020 - NYK and its partners have dissolved Marine LNG Zeebrugge NV/SA,* a JV company created to manage the global brand "Gas4Sea" for the bunkering of LNG (liquefied natural gas) fuel for ships. The partners...
Rotork GP Actuators Selected for Asian LNG Terminal
South Korea >> 11/6/2020 - GP range pneumatic actuators have been installed at a South Korean LNG Terminal. The terminal houses four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage tanks, each capable of storing up to 52.8 million gallons,...
Hengli to Utilize INVISTA’s P8 Technology for Two PTA Lines
China >> 11/5/2020 - INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Hengli Petrochemical (Huizhou) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Hengli Group (Hengli), have reached agreement to license ...
Development of Wood-based Biomass Power Plant in Aichi Prefecture
Japan >> 11/5/2020 - Marubeni Corporation and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd established a special purpose company, Aichi Tahara Biomass Power Plant G.K. to develop a wood-based power plant, Aichi Tahara Biomass Power Plant, in Tara ...
Petronas Sets Net Zero Carbon Emissions Target By 2050
Malaysia >> 11/5/2020 - Petronas has announced its aspiration to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 as part of its holistic approach to sustainability that balances Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerat...
Neste & LG Building Strategic Partnership to Drive Polymers & Chemicals Industry
South Korea >> 11/5/2020 - LG Chem will start replacing fossil feedstock commonly used in the manufacturing of polymers and chemicals with Neste Renewable Hydrocarbons in the upcoming months. Photo: Panoramic view of LG Chem’s ...
Scatec Solar to Acquire its First Wind Farm in Vietnam
Vietnam >> 11/5/2020 - SN Power AS, has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the 39.4 MW Dam Nai Wind Power Joint Stock Company in Vietnam from Mekong Wind Pte Ltd which is fully owned by the Singapor...
Forum Tapped for Southeast Asia Subsea Cable Maintenance Project
China >> 11/4/2020 - Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order to supply specialist subsea equipment for a major cable maintenance project in Southeast Asia. ...
First Japan-built LNG Fueled PCC with FGSS Supplied by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Has Entered Service
Japan >> 11/4/2020 - Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has completed installation of the first unit of an LNG (liquefied natural gas) fuel gas supply system (FGSS)...
New MHIAEL Nagasaki Plant for Aero Engine Components Completed
Japan >> 11/4/2020 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed construction of a new factory for aircraft engine components at its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines,...
NYK to Expand its Finished Vehicle Logistics Business in Russia
Russia >> 11/4/2020 - On October 27, NYK changed the name of Rolf Logistic LLC, which was made a wholly owned subsidiary in July, to LLC NYK Auto Logistics (Rus). Within the Russian Federation, the company provides compreh...
VLCC BW Gemini Receives Class Certification
Singapore >> 11/4/2020 - BW LPG announces the successful completion of sea and gas trials for Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) BW Gemini, which has been retrofitted with pioneering Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) dual-fuel propuls...
Orsted Successfully Issues Green Bonds in Taiwan
Taiwan >> 11/4/2020 - Today, Orsted has secured nominal TWD 15 billion of debt financing through the issuance of green senior bonds, to finance its investments in offshore wind in Taiwan. The bonds have been issued in acco...

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Aker Solutions Wins Maintenance & Modifications Contract in Brazil
Aker Solutions Wins Maintenance & Modifications Contract in Brazil Brazil >> 11/23/2020 - Aker Solutions won a framework agreement with Equinor to provide maintenance and modifications services at the Peregrino field, offshore Brazil. The contract has a fixed period of four years and inclu...
Odfjell Drilling Signs Contracts on Johan Sverdrup & Breidablikk
Norway >> 11/23/2020 - Reference is made to the stock exchange notices of 7 July 2020 and 5 October 2020 in which Odfjell Drilling Ltd announced the award of letters of intent with Equinor on Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 and Brei...
Union Jack Oil Announces West Newton Drilling Operations Update
United Kingdom >> 11/23/2020 - Union Jack Oil plc (UJO), a UK focused onshore hydrocarbon production, development and exploration company is pleased to provide an update on the West Newton B-1 appraisal well (WNB-1) where drilling ...
UKOG Announces Update on Horse Hill Judicial Review
United Kingdom >> 11/20/2020 - UK Oil & Gas PLC (UKOG) notes the conclusion of the November 17-18th judicial review hearing of Surrey County Council's (SCC) September 2019 decision to grant long-term production planning consent at ...
Talos Is the Apparent High Bidder on Two Federal Lease Sale Blocks
United States >> 11/20/2020 - Talos Energy Inc. ("Talos") (TALO) announced that it is the apparent high bidder on two deepwater blocks in the recent Outer Continental Shelf ("OCS") Federal Lease Sale 256, held on November 18, 2020...
Fugro Wraps up Offshore Field Program for Mayflower Wind in US
United States >> 11/20/2020 - Fugro has successfully completed a large site characterisation field programme off the coast of Massachusetts for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds (the global...
McDermott Awarded Pre-FEED Contract from Tata Steel for Project EVEREST
Netherlands/Holland >> 11/19/2020 - McDermott International, Ltd has been awarded a Pre Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract from Tata Steel B.V. for the Enhancing Value by Emissions Reuse and Emission Storage (EVEREST) Project....
Dry Well East of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea – 7221/4-1
Norway >> 11/19/2020 - Lundin Energy Norway AS, operator of production licences 609 and 1027, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7221/4-1. The well was drilled in production licence 609 as a shared well between prod...
Equinor Granted Drilling Permit for Wells 31/1-2 S and 31/1-2 A in PL 923
Norway >> 11/19/2020 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 31/1-2 S and 31/1-2 A, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Wells 31/1-2 S an...
Norway Announces 25th Licensing Round
Norway >> 11/19/2020 - The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced the 25th licensing round on 19th of November 2020, encompassing 136 blocks in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.

The deadline to apply for...
Equinor Granted Drilling Permit for Wells 31/2-22 S and 31/2-22 A in PL 090 I
Norway >> 11/19/2020 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 31/2-22 S and 31/2-22 A, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Wells 31/2-22 S...
Sparrows Group Awarded 5 year Morecambe Hub Contract with Spirit Energy
United Kingdom >> 11/19/2020 - Sparrows Group has been awarded a five-year contract by Spirit Energy for the provision of crane maintenance and lifting services across its Morecambe Hub assets in the East Irish Sea (UK Continental ...
Oil Search Targets Pikka Phase 1 Development FID in Late 2021
United States >> 11/19/2020 - Highlights

- 33% increase in 2C contingent resource, taking total gross Alaskan North Slope 2C resources within Oil Search’s portfolio from 728 million barrels of oil (mmbbl) to 968 ...
88 Energy Completes Placement to Raise AUD10.0 million
Australia >> 11/18/2020 - 88 Energy has successfully completed a bookbuild to domestic and international institutional and sophisticated investors to raise up to A$10.07 million before costs through the issue of up to 1,678,33...
TGS Announces New Projects and Updates Annual Investment Guidance
Brazil >> 11/18/2020 - TGS, a leading provider of multi-client geoscience data for exploration & production (E&P) companies, commenced the Malvinas 3D program in Argentina. This survey was first announced to the market Augu...
Transocean Announces Deepwater Contract Extensions
Brazil >> 11/18/2020 - Transocean Ltd. has announced that Petrobras has exercised a 680-day preexisting, fixed price option for the Deepwater Corcovado, and a 815-day preexisting, fixed price option for the Deepwater Mykono...
Johan Sverdrup Field Production Capacity Increased
Norway >> 11/18/2020 - Once again, the Johan Sverdrup field is increasing its daily production capacity, expecting to reach around 500,000 barrels of oil per day by the end of the year – around 60,000 barrels more than the ...
Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro to Explore Potential for European Battery Business
Norway >> 11/18/2020 - Leading technology company Panasonic, energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore possibilities for est...
McDermott Secures $560M in New Capital to Fund Future Growth
United States >> 11/18/2020 - McDermott International, Ltd has secured approximately $560 million in new capital through a series of transactions expected to close by the end of the year. McDermott has secured commitments from cer...
Mosman Oil and Gas Announces Successful Falcon-1 Well Test
United States >> 11/18/2020 - Mosman Oil and Gas Limited has announced successful testing at the Falcon-1 well at the Champion Project in East Texas.

In October 2020 Mosman announced the completion of drilling of Falcon...
Shell and Ocean Infinity to Provide Uncrewed Seep Hunting Capability
United States >> 11/18/2020 - Shell and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have signed a joint development agreement to combine expertise and assets to execute multiclient seep hunter projects.

The combinatio...
Bahamas Petroleum Announces Operational Update
Bahamas >> 11/17/2020 - In the lead-up to the drilling of Perseverance #1, BPC's obligation exploration well in The Bahamas, the Company is pleased to provide the following update on preparations for well operations. BPC is ...
Petrobras Starts Non-binding Phase of Albacora and Albacora Leste
Brazil >> 11/17/2020 - Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on September 25, 2020, informs the beginning of the non-binding phase regarding the sale of all of its stakes in the Albacora and Albacora Leste conces...
PSA's Inspection Report on Hammerfest LNG Completed
Norway >> 11/17/2020 - Equinor has received the report of the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) after its inspection of the major accident and electrical system at Hammerfest LNG in the period 21 to 24 September 2020....
Reabold Resources Announces Victory Gas Discovery Presentation
United Kingdom >> 11/17/2020 - Reabold, the AIM investing company which focuses on investments in upstream oil and gas projects, is pleased to announce the publication of a presentation on the Victory Gas Discovery (Victory). Coral...
Falck, Eni JV to Buy 30 MW Solar Project in US
United States >> 11/17/2020 - Falck Renewables North America, Inc. and Eni New Energy US, Inc. through Novis Renewables Holdings, LLC (Novis), a partnership with 51% and 49% shares respectively, signed an agreement with Savion, LL...
Expro Wins Major Contract for Riserless Well Intervention System
Expro Wins Major Contract for Riserless Well Intervention System Australia >> 11/16/2020 - Expro Group Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Expro International Group Holdings Ltd, has secured a major contract for its innovative subsea riserless well intervention (RWI) solution, supporting Che...
Petrobras Releases Teaser of E&P Assets in Campos Basin
Brazil >> 11/16/2020 - Petrobras informs that it has started the opportunity disclosure stage (teaser), referring to the sale of 50% of its stakes in the concessions of Marlim, Voador, Marlim Leste and Marlim Sul, together ...
Petrobras Increases Supply of Low Sulfur Diesel
Brazil >> 11/16/2020 - Petrobras is increasing the supply of low-sulfur diesel S-10 to the market, in line with the strategy of producing more sustainable fuels. Today the sale of the product corresponds to half of the comp...
Wood Completes Sale of Canadian Turbines Business
Canada >> 11/16/2020 - Wood, the global engineering and consultancy company, announces that it has completed the sale of its joint venture interest in TransCanada Turbines to joint venture partner TC Energy for a cash consi...
FPSO Liza Unity Undocks & Starts Integration Phase
Guyana >> 11/16/2020 - Progress picked up pace when the yards in Singapore re-opened earlier this year. The mooring and riser system integration, as well as other work scope, were completed in dry dock at Keppel FELS. The F...
AGR Commence Decommissioning Operations Offshore Ireland
Ireland >> 11/16/2020 - Our Well Management team has begun the decommissioning operations of Ireland’s first indigenous gas wells on behalf of PSE Kinsale Energy.

PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary ...
Total & CMA CGM Complete World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Operation
Netherlands/Holland >> 11/16/2020 - The CMA CGM Jacques Saadé, the world’s largest containership powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has completed her first LNG bunkering with Total’s LNG bunker vessel, the Gas Agility, on November 1...
Lundin Completes Exploration Well on the Polmak Prospect
Norway >> 11/16/2020 - Lundin Energy AB announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Energy Norway AS (together Lundin Energy), has completed exploration well 7221/4-1, targeting the Polmak prospect in licences PL609 a...
Sasol Announces Beneficial Operation of (LDPE) Unit
United States >> 11/16/2020 - Sasol announced our LDPE unit reached beneficial operation on 15 November 2020. The LDPE unit is the seventh and final Lake Charles Chemicals Complex unit to come online. The LCCP is now 100 percent c...
Green Light to Start Up the Snorre Expansion
Norway >> 11/14/2020 - The expansion of the Snorre field in the North Sea consists of six subsea templates, which will be tied into Snorre A. Now the authorities have given Equinor and its partners consent to start up.
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Aminex Changes its Directorate
Ireland >> 11/13/2020 - Aminex is pleased to announce the appointment of James Lansdell, as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr Lansdell will replace Harald van Dongen, who steps down as a NonEx...
AErfugl Phase 1 Project Starts Production
Norway >> 11/13/2020 - Operator Aker BP and partners Equinor, Wintershall Dea and PGNiG report that production has started from AErfugl phase 1 in the Norwegian Sea.

- I am very proud of the excellent performa...
Interim Results for the 9 Months Ended 30 September 2020
Romania >> 11/13/2020 - Serinus Energy plc ("Serinus", SEN) (SEN) announces the release of its interim results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020.

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Searcher Enters Strategic Partnership with NVentures Ltd
Australia >> 11/12/2020 - Searcher, a leading service provider of global multi-client geoscience products for exploration & production companies, has entered into a strategic partnership with NVentures for hosting and integrat...

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