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Middle East Oil & Gas News

Bilfinger Wins Multiple Contracts in Abu Dhabi’s Hydrocarbon Sector
United Arab Emirates >> 7/22/2019 - Global engineering and industrial services provider Bilfinger has been awarded multiple engineering contracts by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). ...
5 Companies Bid on 12 New Exploration Blocks Offshore Israel
Israel >> 7/21/2019 - The second Israeli offshore licensing round has ended: 5 Companies Submitted Proposals for Oil and Gas Exploration in 12 New Blocks in Israel's Exclusive Economic Zone. ...
Rabab Harweel Integrated Project Starts Production
Oman >> 7/19/2019 - Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP) has entered the start-up phase with gas production from six sour wells to date. This key milestone comes two months ahead of ...
Noble Corp. Lands Extensions for Jack-ups Working in UK & Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 7/19/2019 - Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has been awarded contract extensions for two jack-up rigs in the UK and Saudi Arabia. In its latest fleet status report released on Thursday, Noble Corp....
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Awarded Marjan Oil Increment EPCI (Mega) Project
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Awarded Marjan Oil Increment EPCI (Mega) Project Saudi Arabia >> 7/18/2019 - L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited (LTHE) has been awarded another Mega project in the Marjan Field by Saudi Aramco. The Saudi company’s trust on LTHE’s commitment to consistent project performance...
Zion Oil & Gas Enters into Binding Agreements in Israel
Israel >> 7/17/2019 - We have entered into binding agreements for 3-D seismic landowner permitting services and for consulting services in connection with the required approvals from the Israel Ministries of Transportation...
JGC Awarded FEED Contract for LNG Plant for Maritime Fuel in Oman
JGC Awarded FEED Contract for LNG Plant for Maritime Fuel in Oman Oman >> 7/17/2019 - JGC Corporation (hereinafter referred to as "JGC") announced today that it has been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract under a triple FEED competition scheme for the LNG Plant ...
Saipem to Build a Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 7/17/2019 - A memorandum of understanding has been signed with Plambeck Emirates LLC for the development and construction of a 500 MW floating offshore wind farm in Saudi Arabia. ...
Sparrows Group Secures Approved Supplier Status from Saudi Aramco
Saudi Arabia >> 7/17/2019 - Global specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has bolstered its position in Saudi Arabia after securing vendor approval status from national oil company, Sau...
Abengoa Inaugurates the Shuaibah Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 7/17/2019 - Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has inaugurated together with its partner Fisia Ita...
Qatargas Delivers 3000TH LNG Cargo to Japan
Qatar >> 7/16/2019 - Qatargas, the World's Premier LNG Company, announced a historic milestone as it successfully delivered the 3,000thLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo to Japan since the first ever Qatari shipment was de...
McDermott Awarded FEED Contract for Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman
Oman >> 7/15/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) has been awarded a sizeable* contract by Total Oman E&P Development B.V. in partnership with Oman Oil Company S.O.A.C. to provide front-end engineering design (FEED...
SPARK Signs Agreement to Establish Oilfields Supply Center
Saudi Arabia >> 7/11/2019 - King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) and Dubai-based Oilfields Supply Center Ltd. (OSC) today signed an agreement to establish OSC as an anchor tenant at SPARK, an energy city megaproject which will cement...
McDermott Awarded Record EPCI Mega-Project by Saudi Aramco for Marjan Package 1
Saudi Arabia >> 7/10/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) has been awarded a contract in excess of $3 billion for Package 1 of Saudi Aramco's Marjan Increment Development Mega-Project to provide engineering, procurement, c...
McDermott Awarded EPCI Mega-Project by Aramco for Marjan Package 4
McDermott Awarded EPCI Mega-Project by Aramco for Marjan Package 4 Saudi Arabia >> 7/10/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) has been awarded a contract in excess of $1.5 billion for Package 4 of Saudi Aramco's Marjan Increment Development Project to provide engineering, procurement, cons...
Dussur, Aramco & Hyundai Heavy Industries Launch Marine Engine Manufacturing And Supply JV
Saudi Arabia >> 7/9/2019 - The Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company (Dussur), Saudi Aramco, and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a joint venture to manufacture 2-stroke and 4-stroke marine and Electric Power P...
$3.5B-Plus Aramco Contracts Go to Saipem
Saudi Arabia >> 7/9/2019 - Saipem has been awarded two new contracts in Saudi Arabia, worth over USD 3.5 billion. The two projects, encompassing engineering, procurement, construction and installation, have been awarded by the ...
Aramco Awards Contracts at $18 Billion to Increase Marjan & Berri Oilfields’ Production Capacity
Aramco Awards Contracts at $18 Billion to Increase Marjan & Berri Oilfields’ Production Capacity Saudi Arabia >> 7/9/2019 - Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Marjan and Berri increment programs. The company plans to boost the Mar...
Shelf Drilling Announces Contract Extension on the High Island VII
United Arab Emirates >> 7/9/2019 - Shelf Drilling has secured a six-month contract extension on the High Island VII jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations in the Arabian Gulf.
National Energy Services Reunited Corp. Announces Multiple Contract Awards in Bahrain
Bahrain >> 7/8/2019 - National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NESR), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa ('MENA') and Asia Pacific regions, reported mult...
KBC to Boost Triple Bottom Line Performance of Middle East Oil Refineries
United Arab Emirates >> 7/8/2019 - Three oil refineries to benefit from enhanced resilience from KBC’s Profit Improvement Program® amid growing risk of oil demand under-performance. To combat imminent global economic headwinds, KBC (A ...
Sparrows Group Secures Rigging Maintenance Contract in Qatar
Qatar >> 7/4/2019 - Sparrows Group has been awarded its first contract for the provision of rigging loft maintenance services in Qatar. The four-year contract includes the provision of services for the refurbishment, rep...
Executes Contract Extensions for Shelf Drilling Mentor & Tenacious
United Arab Emirates >> 7/4/2019 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (SHLF) has executed a two-year extension for each of the Shelf Drilling Tenacious and the Shelf Drilling Mentor in continuation of their existing contracts through priced options ...
Bahrain's NOGA Holding Signs MOU with Baker Hughes on Oil and Gas Cooperation
Bahrain >> 7/3/2019 - Bahrain’s National Oil and Gas Holding Company (NOGA Holding) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Baker Hughes Company on cooperation in the oil and gas sector in the kingdom, it said in a...
Albawani Signs a Contract with AlSharqia Chamber for the Construction of New Tower Project
Saudi Arabia >> 7/3/2019 - Al-Sharqiya Chamber signed a contract for the construction of the Al-Kharwa Investment Tower project with Al-Buwani Co. Ltd. The project is located next to the headquarters of Al-Sharqiya President’s ...
Zentech Awarded Adnoc Drilling’s Multi-year Engineering Support Contract
United Arab Emirates >> 7/3/2019 - Zentech, a major provider of engineering, front-end engineering designs, construction & project management services, has been selected by Adnoc Drilling on an exclusive basis to provide comprehensive ...
SNC-Lavalin Awarded Engineering & Project Management Support Services by EGA
United Arab Emirates >> 7/2/2019 - SNC-Lavalin (SNC) has been awarded a three-year Master Services Agreement by Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) to provide engineering and project management support services to complement its existing r...
ADNOC’s Al Dhafra Petroleum Joint Venture Celebrates First Oil Production from Haliba Field
United Arab Emirates >> 7/2/2019 - Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the Korea National Oil Company (KNOC) and GS Energy, and one of ADNOC’s youngest operating companies, announced...
KOC Awards Halliburton an Integrated Offshore Services Contract
KOC Awards Halliburton an Integrated Offshore Services Contract Kuwait >> 7/1/2019 - Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Halliburton have signed an Integrated Offshore Drilling Services contract for six high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) exploration wells on two jack-up rigs in the Arabia...
Takatuf Petrofac Oman honours Foundation & Technical Training Course Top Achievers
Oman >> 7/1/2019 - Takatuf Petrofac Oman (TPO)* announced that 23 students from Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) have successfully completed their 12-month intensive Foundation and Technical Training course.

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Aramco & Baker Hughes Sign MOU for Non-Metallic Materials Production Facility in SA
Aramco & Baker Hughes Sign MOU for Non-Metallic Materials Production Facility in SA Saudi Arabia >> 7/1/2019 - Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) signed a memorandum of understanding to create a new joint venture facility in Saudi Arabia to manufacture non-metallic materials which will be used...
DP World Acquires 100% of Topaz Energy for $1 billion
DP World Acquires 100% of Topaz Energy for $1 billion United Arab Emirates >> 7/1/2019 - DP World PLC announces the acquisition of 100 per cent of Topaz Energy and Marine Limited (“Topaz”) from Renaissance Services SAOG and Standard Chartered Private Equity/Affirma Capital for an enterpri...
Neste Engineering Solutions Implements Engineering Information Management System for ADNOC
United Arab Emirates >> 6/28/2019 - Neste Engineering Solutions and ADNOC Gas Processing are collaborating to strengthen the Company’s already existing digitalization strategy foundation and drive forward its quest for Oil & Gas 4.0. Th...
Oman Shipping Signs Pact for Three New Vessels
Oman >> 6/27/2019 - Oman Shipping Company (OSC), a member of the Asyad Group, on announced the signing of an agreement with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to build three environmentally-fri...
ADNOC Closes $4 bln Pipeline Deal with KKR & BlackRock
United Arab Emirates >> 6/27/2019 - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Thursday it had completed a deal for BlackRock and KKR to buy a 40% stake in ADNOC Oil Pipelines for $4 billion. Under the deal, the pipeline company wil...
Aramco Signs 12 Agreements with South Korean Partners Worth Billions of Dollars
Saudi Arabia >> 6/26/2019 - Saudi Aramco and its affiliates signed 12 agreements with major South Korean companies to reinforce relationships with South Korea, expand international operations, and support the region’s energy sec...
International Maritime Industries Signs MOU with HHI & Bahri
Saudi Arabia >> 6/26/2019 - International Maritime Industries (IMI) announced today they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with long-term partners Hyundai Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd. (HHI) and Bahri, a global leader...
Shuaa-ADFG Merger to Create Entity with $12.8bn Assets Under Management
United Arab Emirates >> 6/26/2019 - Dubai investment bank Shuaa Capital agreed to merge with its largest shareholder, Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG), in a deal that would create a listed entity with Dh47 billion assets under managemen...
Energean Signed Agreement with INGL for the Transfer of Gas
Israel >> 6/25/2019 - Energean Oil and Gas plc (ENOG) pleased to announce that it has signed a Detailed Agreement with Israel Natural Gas Lines (INGL) for the transfer of title (the hand over) of the near shore and onshore...
Petrofac Loses out on $10 Billion in Contracts as SFO Probe Drags On
Saudi Arabia >> 6/25/2019 - Oilfield services provider Petrofac lost out on $10 billion (8 billion pounds) worth of contracts globally due to a probe by Britain’s Serious Fraud Office into dealings in Saudi Arabia and Iraq, its ...

Africa Oil & Gas News

Force Majeure Lifted on Sharara Crude Oil Loading from Zawiya Port
Libya >> 7/22/2019 - National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces the lifting of force majeure on Sharara crude oil loading from Zawiya port, following the opening of a closed valve on the pipeline connecting the Sharara oilf...
Eni Starts the Installation of the Hull of Coral Sul FLNG
Mozambique >> 7/20/2019 - Eni has started installation works on the hull of the Coral Sul floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) treatment and liquefaction unit that will be moored offshore in Mozambique. The unit is part of th...
Vaalco Paid Due Under Final Settlement Agreement with Sonangol E.P.
Angola >> 7/17/2019 - VAALCO Energy, Inc. has paid $4.5 million to Angola National Agency of Petroleum, Gas, and Biofuels (ANPG), as National Concessionaire, under the terms of the previously announced Settlement Agreement...
Seadrill Secures Contract Award for the West Gemini
Angola >> 7/17/2019 - Seadrill Limited has secured a nine well contract with three options, each for two wells, for the West Gemini in West Africa. Total contract value for the firm portion of the contract is expected to b...
Completion of Financing
Congo >> 7/17/2019 - Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, an independent oil and gas developer, is pleased to announce that it has completed a fundraising (the "Fundraising") for up to £8.25m. The fundraising comprises: ...
Egypt & Algeria Discuss Energy Cooperation
Egypt & Algeria Discuss Energy Cooperation Egypt >> 7/17/2019 - Egypt's Ambassador to Algeria Ayman Mosharafa said that he discussed with Algerian Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab means of boosting bilateral relations in the oil field. ...
Seadrill Partners Secures Contract in Gabon
Gabon >> 7/17/2019 - Seadrill Partners (SDLP) has secured a one well contract with PC Gabon Upstream S.A. for the West Polaris to work offshore Gabon. Backlog is expected to be approximately $22 million excluding mobiliza...
NOC Investigates Suspected Device Explosion at Zawiya Refinery
Libya >> 7/17/2019 - National Oil Corporation (NOC) convened an emergency meeting at the headquarters of the Azzawiya Oil Refining Company (ARC) following a suspected device explosion on July 15, 2019, at the offices of t...
Petrofac Inaugurates Construction Skills Training Centre in Algeria
Algeria >> 7/16/2019 - Petrofac inaugurated its construction skills training centre in Hassi Messaoud, Southern Algeria, following the completion of a programme to upgrade the centre’s facilities. The centre will provide tr...
Keppel Secures Contracts from Repeat Customers Worth around $96M
Nigeria >> 7/16/2019 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), secured contracts from repeat customers worth appro...
Africa Oil Week Turns Up Heat on Deal-Making with New Features for 2019
South Africa >> 7/16/2019 - For over twenty-five years, Africa Oil Week has acted as a central hub for decision-makers in the African oil and gas sector, bringing together delegates from Marrakesh and Maputo to Lagos and Lusaka ...
AFC Provides $100M To Aker Energy’s Deep Water Offshore Oil Project
Ghana >> 7/15/2019 - Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC"), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces it has financed Aker Energy A.S., a subsidiary of Aker ASA, one of the highest-quality-rated comp...
Expro Awarded Subsea Contract by Pacific Santa Ana, Ltd
Mauritania >> 7/15/2019 - International oilfield services company Expro has been awarded a contract by Pacific Drilling LLC’s subsidiary, Pacific Santa Ana, Ltd, for the provision of an Intervention Riser System (IRS) for PETR...
OML 40 - FDP Approval and Resumption of Drilling Activities
Nigeria >> 7/15/2019 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to announce that regulatory approval has been obtained for th...
Seabed Geosolutions Wins 4D Ocean Bottom Node Survey
Nigeria >> 7/15/2019 - Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) monitor survey in West Africa for a major oil company. The project, for which the data is expected to be acquired over a two-month per...
Africa Energy Signs Rig Contract for Block 11B/12B
South Africa >> 7/15/2019 - Africa Energy Corp., an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore South Africa and Namibia, is pleased to announce that the joint venture partnership for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa...
Odfjell Drilling Signs Drilling Contract for Work in South Africa with Deepsea Stavanger
South Africa >> 7/12/2019 - Odfjell Drilling has signed a firm drilling contract with oil major Total for drilling offshore South Africa with the 6th generation semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger. ...
Lesedi Gas Flow Testing Update
Botswana >> 7/10/2019 - Tlou Energy Limited is pleased to announce that the Lesedi 4 production pod has successfully reached Critical Desorption Pressure ("CDP"). ...
Eland Provides Gbetiokun-3 Update
Nigeria >> 7/10/2019 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to announce that a remedial tubing patch has been installed o...
Total Deploys the World’s First Cementless Completion Using Welltec
Congo >> 7/9/2019 - Welltec® is pleased to announce the first deployment of a truly cementless completion in the Republic of Congo during the second quarter of 2019. Building on the experience gained through the continuo...
SDX Energy Announces Operational and Corporate Update
SDX Energy Announces Operational and Corporate Update Egypt >> 7/8/2019 - Highlights ...
Nigeria Signs Africa Free Trade Agreement
Nigeria >> 7/7/2019 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed up to the $3 trillion Africa free trade agreement. As the largest economy on the continent, Nigeria’s decision to sign the deal was a boost to the pact. ...
New Oil Discovery in Abu Rudeis Area in South Sinai
New Oil Discovery in Abu Rudeis Area in South Sinai Egypt >> 7/4/2019 - The Petroleum Ministry announced that Belayim Petroleum Company (PETROBEL) made a new oil discovery in Abu Rudeis-Sidri area in South Sinai. ...
Eni Awarded New Exploration & Production License in Ghana’s Offshore
Ghana >> 7/3/2019 - Eni (70%) and its partner Vitol (30%) have been awarded rights to Block WB03, located in the medium deep waters of the prolific Tano Basin, offshore Ghana. This result allows Eni to further consolidat...
Africa Oil Corp to Partner with Azinam on Block 3B/4B
South Africa >> 7/3/2019 - Azinam Limited, the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African-focussed oil & gas exploration company, is pleased to announce that Azinam and Africa Oil Corp. (“Africa Oil”), have entered in an agreem...
An Incident at the Gas Liquefaction Complex in Oran
Algeria >> 7/2/2019 - An incident occurred on the evening of Monday, July 1, 2019 around 22:00, at the level of a production unit of gas liquefaction complex GL1Z, the industrial area of Arzew Wilaya of Oran. ...
Sonatrach & Eni Will Accelerate the Development of New Projects
Algeria >> 7/2/2019 - The CEO of SONATRACH, Mr. Rachid HACHICHI, and the Managing Director of Eni, Mr. Claudio DESCALZI, met, Algiers, on July 02, 2019, to review the progress of projects developed in partnership between t...
Delek Says Pipeline Checks Done, Gas Exports to Egypt by Year End
Delek Says Pipeline Checks Done, Gas Exports to Egypt by Year End Egypt >> 7/2/2019 - Israel’s Delek Drilling said it has completed testing of a subsea natural gas pipeline to Egypt, but it did not begin commercial sales by the end of June as it had initially hoped

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Eni & Tunisia Sign Contract for Transporting Algerian Natural Gas
Tunisia >> 7/2/2019 - Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, and Slim Feriani, Tunisian Minister of Industry, signed the new agreement for transporting Algerian natural gas through Tunisia, in the presence of the Prime Minister of ...
Egypt's Petroleum Minister & Schlumberger Discuss Seismic Survey
Egypt's Petroleum Minister & Schlumberger Discuss Seismic Survey Egypt >> 7/1/2019 - Egypt's Petroleum Minister Tarek el Molla reviewed with head of Schlumberger oil field services company for the Northern Middle East Region Maan Rezouki activities jointly carried out between the comp...
Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 Well Expands Natural Gas Resource Potential
Mauritania >> 7/1/2019 - Kosmos Energy announced that the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 well (GTA-1), drilled on the eastern anticline within the unit development area of Greater Tortue, has encountered approximately 30 meters of ...
LEKOIL Signs MoU for Further Development at Otakikpo
Nigeria >> 7/1/2019 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and development company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa more generally, is pleased to announce the Otakikpo Joint Venture (JV) between Green Energy Internat...
Penspen Partners with MJM Energy for the Study of Gas Pipeline Network
Senegal >> 7/1/2019 - Penspen has partnered with MJMEnergy, a leading gas and energy consultancy, for the gas-to-power study early development phase in Senegal. Penspen will be providing the key technical services for the ...
Serinus Energy Provides Update on Tunisia & Romania Operations
Tunisia >> 7/1/2019 - Serinus Energy plc is pleased to provide an operational update. ...
Dana Gas Receives $48M from Its Operations in Egypt
Dana Gas Receives $48M from Its Operations in Egypt Egypt >> 6/29/2019 - Dana Gas PJSC has received payments of $48 million (AED 177 million) from its operations in Egypt in June. These collections comprise $38 million in payments from the government (of which $30 million ...
EMGS Awarded Contract for CSEM Survey Offshore Senegal & Mauritania
Senegal >> 6/28/2019 - Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from BP for a proprietary CSEM survey, offshore Senegal and Mauritania. The contract has a total value of app...
Enel Extends Gas Supply Contract with Sonatrach
Algeria >> 6/26/2019 - Enel and Algerian state-owned oil and gas company Sonatrach agreed to extend their current gas supply contract, set to expire at the end of 2019. The agreement signed today provides for an eight-year ...
SDX Makes Oil Discovery at Rabul-7 Well
SDX Makes Oil Discovery at Rabul-7 Well Egypt >> 6/26/2019 - SDX Energy plc, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce that an oil discovery has been made at its Rabul-7 development well in the West Gharib Concession in Egypt (SDX 50%...
Kenya Signs Milestone Crude Processing Deal with Oil Firms
Kenya >> 6/25/2019 - The Kenyan government has signed agreements with oil major Total, Tullow Oil and Africa Oil Corp to develop a 60,000-80,000 barrels per day crude processing facility for oil discovered in the country’...
AmpelmannPpasses 10,000 Safe People Transfers for MPN in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 6/25/2019 - Ampelmann has passed a new milestone: more than 10,000 safe personnel transfers for Mobil Production Nigeria (MPN), the local entity of ExxonMobil. The A-type system was installed on the Jascon-55 ves...

Asia Oil & Gas News

NOVATEK Closes Arctic LNG 2 Transaction
Russia >> 7/22/2019 - PAO NOVATEK announced the closing of the sale of participation interests in Arctic LNG 2 Project (“Project”) to wholly owned subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (“CNPC”), wholly owned ...
Changuleh Oil Field Up for Investment
Iran >> 7/21/2019 - The Changuleh oil field, which is located in western Iran, is among fields envisaged by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for development. After the new model of oil contracts, known as the Iran Pet...
Mobile Oil Separator Launched in South Yaran Field
Iran >> 7/21/2019 - A Mobile Oil Separator (MOS) has been launched in South Yaran Oilfield. According to the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC), Homayoun Kazemeini, head of the South Yaran Oil Field De...
L&T’s Power Business Wins Orders from DVC
India >> 7/19/2019 - The Power business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged significant engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) orders from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) to set up Flue Gas Desulphurisation (F...
Spud of the Heron-1 Exploration Well
Mongolia >> 7/19/2019 - Petro Matad Limited, the AIM quoted Mongolian oil explorer, is pleased to announce the spud of the Heron-1 exploration well in the Tamsag Basin of Block XX. The well is an appraisal of the T19-46 oil ...
Gazprom Neft & Sibur to Jointly Develop the Poliom Polypropylene Plant in Omsk
Russia >> 7/19/2019 - Gazprom Neft and SIBUR have consolidated 100 percent of the charter capital in the Poliom LLC polypropylene plant in Omsk, with the Gazprom Neft—SIBUR joint venture — Sibgazpolymer JSC — signing an ag...
Zenith Energy Commences Well Deepening Operations in Well C-37 in the Jafarli Field
Azerbaijan >> 7/18/2019 - Zenith Energy, the international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, has announced that the commencement of well deepening operations in well C-37 in the...
Coro Energy Announces Restructured Bulu PSC Acquisition Terms
Indonesia >> 7/18/2019 - Coro Energy, the Southeast Asian focused upstream oil and gas company, has renegotiated the terms of the proposed acquisition by the Company of a 42.5% interest in the Bulu production sharing contract...
Terra Drone Gains Footing with Investment in Leading Kazakh Company KazUAV
Kazakhstan >> 7/18/2019 - Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, one of the leading industrial drone solution providers in the world, is announcing the continuation of its global expansion with investment in a leading UAV compan...
Drilling, Production & Export Rates for the Second Quarter of 2019
Azerbaijan >> 7/17/2019 - In the second quarter of 2019, SOCAR produced 1,9 million tons1 of oil and 1,7 billion cubic meters2 of gas on its own and managed to maintain the production level relatively stable compared to the sa...
L&T Construction Led JV Secures Contract for 100 MLD Desalination Plant
India >> 7/17/2019 - The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T Construction and Tecton Engineering & Construction LLC, UAE JV have secured a prestigious contract for a 100 MLD Desalination plant from Gujarat Indust...
Mubadala Petroleum to Farmout a 20% Participating Interest in Indonesia
Mubadala Petroleum to Farmout a 20% Participating Interest in Indonesia Indonesia >> 7/17/2019 - Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has signed an agreement with Premier Oil to farmout a 20 percent participating interest in each of the Andaman I and South Andaman Gross Split Production Sharing...
MHI & Primetals Technologies to Acquire ABP Induction Systems
Japan >> 7/17/2019 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Primetals Technologies will acquire ABP Induction Systems (ABP), a global manufacturer and servicer of induction furnaces and heating systems from CM Acquisitions...
Moscow Refinery Completes Its Transition to Fully Automated Fuel Shipments
Russia >> 7/17/2019 - Gazprom Neft has completed its construction of a new road-transport light-oil-products loading station at its Moscow Refinery — the launch of this automated fuel-loading terminal being attended by Gaz...
FortisBC Secures First Export Contract for Tilbury LNG Facility
China >> 7/16/2019 - FortisBC has entered into its first term supply agreement to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China. This term supply agreement is an unprecedented developme...
INPEX Receives Approval of Revised Plan of Development for Abadi LNG Project
Indonesia >> 7/16/2019 - INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced that through its subsidiary INPEX Masela, Ltd, it has received the official approval of Indonesian government authorities (the authorities) concerning the revised P...
KAMAZ Finishes Among Top Five Trucks in Silk Way International Rally 2019
Russia >> 7/16/2019 - The Silk Way International Rally 2019 came to a close today in the city of Dunhuang, China. The gas-powered KAMAZ crew led by Sergey Kupriyanov finished among the top five in the truck category. ...
KS Energy Awarded Us$5.6M Contract Extension in Vietnam
Vietnam >> 7/16/2019 - The Board of Directors of KS Energy Limited and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) refers to the announcements dated 21 December 2018 and 22 February 2019 in relation to a contract awarded f...
Cargotec’s MacGregor Received Clearance from Chinese Competition Regulator
China >> 7/15/2019 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a clearance decision from the Chinese competition regulator, SAMR, for the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA. Based...
Block Energy Moves to 100% Working Interest in West Rustavi Field
Georgia >> 7/15/2019 - Block Energy Plc (Block) is pleased to announce it has increased its working interest (WI) in the West Rustavi licence (West Rustavi) from 71.5% to 100%, further to an agreement ('the Agreement') reac...
Third Deck Successfully Installed in SP14
Iran >> 7/15/2019 - The third deck of south pars phase 14 was installed in its own position successfully. ...
KCA Deutag’s Land Operation Wins $168m of New Drilling Contracts in Russia
KCA Deutag’s Land Operation Wins $168m of New Drilling Contracts in Russia Russia >> 7/15/2019 - Global drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag KCAD) is delighted to announce that its land drilling operation has won three new contracts in Russia worth approximately $168m. These contracts ...
Iran Signs $6.2bn Worth of Contracts to Increase Oil Output by 280,000 bpd
Iran >> 7/13/2019 - Iran has awarded dozens of contracts worth $6.2 billion to domestic companies to have oil production increase by 280,000 barrels per day (bpd) as part of a plan entitled “The extra-output scheme”. ...
NIOC to Ink 10 Domestic Deals on Production Maintenance, Enhancement
Iran >> 7/13/2019 - An official with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said the company was planning to sign ten production maintenance and enhancement contracts with domestic firms within the next two months. ...
GE Renewable Energy to Open New Offshore Wind Factory
China >> 7/12/2019 - GE Renewable Energy has announced that it will open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyang’s Offshore Wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong and will establish a new Operation and Developme...
TOYO Awarded LNG Regasification Plant Project in India
India >> 7/12/2019 - Toyo Engineering India Pvt Ltd. (Toyo-India, Chairman & Managing Director Itsuya Yanagi), wholly owned subsidiary of Toyo Engineering Corporation (Toyo-Japan), has been awarded a project for a new reg...
Malaysian Petroleum Storage & Distribution Project to Use Rotork Electric Actuators
Malaysia >> 7/12/2019 - Rotork’s Pakscan™ control system will be used to control hundreds of additional intelligent Rotork IQ actuators at a new petroleum terminal in Malaysia. ...
Lower Achimov Development Confirmed
Russia >> 7/12/2019 - PAO NOVATEK announced that Arcticgas, a joint venture between NOVATEK and PAO Gazprom Neft, successfully completed a horizontal well number “U2802” targeting the lower Achimov formation at the Urengoy...
SIBUR Acts as an Environmental Partner for Silk Way Rally 2019
Russia >> 7/12/2019 - The Silk Way Rally is a major competition among global rally raids. In 2019, the rally kicked off in Irkutsk, with contestants expected to complete ten stages and cover high-speed sections in Eastern ...
McDermott Successful Startup of World's Largest Catalytic Dehydrogenation Plant
China >> 7/11/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) announced the recent successful startup of the world's largest catalytic dehydrogenation plant, which is located at Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Refinery Co., Ltd....
An Ice-Breaking Supply Vessel will Install Filters
Russia >> 7/11/2019 - Today, SCF Endeavour — an icebreaker serving the Sakhalin Energy offshore platforms — with unique equipment and unusual cargo on board left the Sakhalin Western Sea Port and headed for the north of th...
Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea
South Korea >> 7/11/2019 - Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) have formed a consortium to develop the floating offshore wind project Donghae 1 off Ulsan in So...
CNOOC China Limited Signs Cooperation Framework Agreement with Sinopec Corp.
China >> 7/10/2019 - CNOOC China Limited, CNOOC Limited subsidiary, has signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp.") regarding the sea areas of Bohai, Beibu Gulf a...
Sasol Celebrates Opening of New Alkoxylation Plant in China
China >> 7/10/2019 - Sasol Limited, an international integrated chemicals and energy company, today announced the opening of its new alkoxylation plant in Nanjing. This facility – the company’s largest expansion project i...
Terra Drone Eyes Middle East Market with New JV for UAV Solutions
Japan >> 7/10/2019 - One of the largest providers of industrial drone solutions in the world, Tokyo-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, has entered into an investment agreement with NDT Corrosion Control Services Co. (...
Murphy Oil Completes Sale of FLNG & Other Malaysian Project Assets to Thailand
Malaysia >> 7/10/2019 - Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) (Murphy) announced its subsidiary closed the sale to divest the fully issued share capital of the entities primarily conducting Murphy’s operations in Malaysia to a subsid...
PGNiG Starts Drilling New Production Well in Pakistan
Pakistan >> 7/10/2019 - Rizq-3 is the third well drilled by the Company in the Rizq field. PGNiG’s natural gas production in Pakistan is growing year by year. ...
Gazprom Neft Continues Its Support for the Development of the Environmental Monitoring System
Russia >> 7/10/2019 - Gazprom Neft has given a chromatograph — a modern gas-analysis device — to the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Omsk Oblast. The chromatograph, acquired at the request of the O...
Gazprom Neft Increases Arctic Oil Supplies to Europe
Russia >> 7/10/2019 - Total cumulative exports of ARCO and Novy Port oil, produced by Gazprom Neft at its Prirazlomonoye and Novoportovskoye fields, have now reached 30 million tonnes. The landmark consignment, shipped in ...
NOVATEK & Atomenergomash Sign Memorandum on Localizing Fabrication of LNG Equipment
Russia >> 7/10/2019 - PAO NOVATEK and JSC Atomenergomash (Atomenergomash), a Mechanical Engineering Division of the Rosatom State Corporation, signed a Memorandum on Strategic Partnership and Localizing the Fabrication of ...

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McDermott Awarded Pre-FEED Contract for in Argentina
Argentina >> 7/21/2019 - McDermott International has been awarded a sizeable* contract by Argentina-based YPF to provide pre-front-end engineering design (Pre-FEED) services for a five million tonnes per annum (MTPA) LNG Liqu...
Petrobras Announces Sale of the Pampo & Enchova Poles
Brazil >> 7/19/2019 - Petrobras informs that the company Trident Energy presented the best final offer in a competitive process for the acquisition of the totality of the company's stake in the Pampo and Enchova poles, loc...
Strategic Review Including Formal Sale Process under Takeover Code
Colombia >> 7/19/2019 - Amerisur Resources Plc, the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America, announces that following the receipt of interest in the Company and its assets from other industry participants,...
Air Liquide to Deliver Hydrogen for Thyssenkrupp’s Pioneering Project
Germany >> 7/19/2019 - Air Liquide and thyssenkrupp Steel, a world leading supplier of carbon steel flat products, join forces in a pioneering project to develop lower carbon steel production. For the first time, hydrogen w...
Successful Installation for Yme Project
Norway >> 7/19/2019 - The Caisson Permanent Support structure was successfully installed at Yme field in July. The structure is supporting the wellhead caisson to the existing subsea storage tank and the dimensions are 66m...
Kosmos Energy Ltd - Directorate Change
United States >> 7/19/2019 - Kosmos Energy announced that Mr. Steven Sterin has joined its Board of Directors, effective as of July 18, 2019. ...
Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil Authorizes Transfer 10% in Saturno Block to Ecopetrol
Brazil >> 7/18/2019 - Ecopetrol S.A. reports that the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil has authorized the transfer of a 10% stake in the Saturno block, located in the Santos basin, to its subsidiary, Ecopetrol Oleo e...
Repsol – Consent for Exploration Drilling in the North Sea
Norway >> 7/18/2019 - Well 9/2-12 belongs to production licence 910, for which Repsol is the operator. The well had been given the prospect name of Kathryn. The site where the well is to be drilled is in the south of the n...
Equinor – Consent for Exploration Drilling in the North Sea
Norway >> 7/18/2019 - Well 32/4-2 belongs to production licence 921, for which Equinor is the operator. The well has been given the prospect name of Gladsheim. The site where the well is to be drilled is in the centre of t...
First Axens Polyfuel® Unit Successfully Started Up At Petrobrazi Refinery
Romania >> 7/18/2019 - After four years of teamwork for project development and execution, the new PolyFuel® unit at Petrobrazi refinery was started-up and is fully functional since April 2019. ...
Equinor Offshore Wind Bid Wins in New York State
United States >> 7/18/2019 - New York State governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Equinor’s Empire Wind as a winner in the State’s first large-scale competitive offshore wind solicitation. ...
Orsted Selected as Preferred Bidder for New York Offshore Wind Farm
United States >> 7/18/2019 - The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Sunrise Wind to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with...
Apache Completes Midcontinent Asset Sales
United States >> 7/18/2019 - Apache Corporation announced the completion of asset sales in the midcontinent and provided supplemental information regarding certain second-quarter 2019 financial and operational results. ...
Subsea Compression FEED Order for MAN Energy Solutions
Australia >> 7/17/2019 - MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded a contract to support the FEED study of a subsea compression solution for the Chevron-operated Jansz-Io field in Western Australia. ...
Turbine Assembly Begins for the WindFloat Atlantic Project
Portugal >> 7/17/2019 - The installation of the first Windfloat Atlantic turbine on its floating platform will begin today in the outer harbor of Ferrol, marking a major milestone for the Windfloat Atlantic project and the o...
Halliburton Releases Oil & Gas Industry’s First 3D Logging-While Drilling Technology
United States >> 7/17/2019 - Halliburton Company (HAL) introduced 3D reservoir mapping, a new logging-while-drilling (LWD) capability that provides a detailed representation of subsurface structures to improve well placement in c...
President Energy Provides Operational Update
Argentina >> 7/16/2019 - President Energy (PPC) is pleased to provide an update on its frac operations at the Puesto Flores field, Rio Negro Province, Argentina. ...
Petrobras Informs on Negotiations with the Government of Uruguay
Brazil >> 7/16/2019 - The President of Petrobras, Roberto Castello Branco, and the President of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez, met, with the objective of seeking a definitive solution on the disputes arising from the concessions...
Frontera Awarded Two Blocks Expanding Colombian Exploration Acreage
Colombia >> 7/16/2019 - Frontera Energy Corporation (FEC) (Frontera) announces the award of the VIM-22 block in addition to LLA-99 block which was previously announced on June 27, 2019 under the successful Agencia Nacional d...
Pemex & Its Subsidiary Companies Presents Its Business Plan 2019-2023
Mexico >> 7/16/2019 - In the presence of the president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the chief executive officer of Petr?leos Mexicanos, Octavio Romero Oropeza, presented Pemex’s Business Plan for the years 2019-...
Equinor Drills Duster Near Johan Sverdrup Field
Norway >> 7/16/2019 - Oil and gas company Equinor has failed to find hydrocarbons at the wildcat well 16/5-7, near the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The Norwegian company drilled the well around o...
Improved Recovery from Gudrun
Norway >> 7/16/2019 - The Gudrun partners have decided to invest in a water injection plant on the Gudrun field to improve reservoir recovery. This will extend the field life by three years compared to the original plan. ...
Roc South-1 Drilling Update
Australia >> 7/15/2019 - Carnarvon Petroleum Limited (“Carnarvon”) (CVN) provides the following progress update in relation to the drilling of the Roc South-1 exploration well. ...
Karoon Presented the Best Bid for Bauna Field
Brazil >> 7/15/2019 - Karoon Energy Ltd (KAR) make the following statement in relation to the news published by Upstream on the 12 July 2019. Karoon confirms it has been notified that it has presented the high bid in the...
Canacol Provides the Results of Ocarina 1 Well & Nelson 7 Well
Colombia >> 7/15/2019 - Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNEC) is pleased to provide the results of the Ocarina 1 exploration well located on its 100% operated VIM 5 block, and the flow testing results of the Nelson 7 development well ...
MAN Energy Solutions, DSME & HSD Engine Sign Strategic Agreement on Engine Digitization
Denmark >> 7/15/2019 - MAN Energy Solutions, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and HSD Engine (HSD) have signed a strategic agreement to cooperate in the field of marine engine systems digitization. The signin...
Shell, Wintershall Extend Charters with Golden Energy for PSV Duo
Norway >> 7/15/2019 - Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS-ME) is pleased to inform that a contract extension has been secured for Energy Swan and Energy Scout. ...
Executive Officer Appointment Announced
United Kingdom >> 7/15/2019 - TechnipFMC has announced that Catherine MacGregor has joined its Executive Leadership Team as President New Ventures. ...
DOF Subsea Contract Awards
United Kingdom >> 7/15/2019 - DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts, securing utilization for vessels in the Subsea/IMR Projects segment. ...
INPEX Awarded Exploration Block AC/P66 in Australia
Australia >> 7/12/2019 - INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced today that through a subsidiary, it was awarded an exploration permit for Release Area AC/P66 (the Block) as Operator in Australia’s 2018 Offshore Petroleum Explo...
Aspen Technology Acquires Mnubo & Sabisu to Deliver Scalable AI-Driven Solutions
United States >> 7/12/2019 - Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, has signed an agreement to acquire Mnubo Inc., a Montreal-based provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) an...
Cooper Energy & Visy Signs New Sole Gas Contract
Australia >> 7/11/2019 - Cooper Energy (COE) announces it has signed a new gas supply agreement with Visy for the supply of 7.6 petajoules of gas from Sole for three years from January 2020, which may be extended for a furthe...
NKT Wins High-Voltage Power Cable Order to Connect Two Oil & Gas Platforms
Norway >> 7/11/2019 - NKT has been awarded a turnkey project from Lundin Norway AS for the 132 kV high-voltage power cable connecting the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center. ...
Fugro Performs First North Sea Remote Heading Control Operation
United Kingdom >> 7/11/2019 - Fugro has successfully provided remote positioning services onboard a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for Bluewater during a scheduled subsea inspection, repair and maintenanc...
Fugro Succeeds with New Seep Survey License Sales Offshore Newfoundland
Canada >> 7/10/2019 - Fugro and partner Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI), are reporting recent success selling multiple licences for data from frontier regions offshore east coast Canada. The data were acquired during t...
Gran Tierra EnergyAnnounces Operations Update
Colombia >> 7/10/2019 - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (Gran Tierra) (GTE) announced an operations update. Production amounts are unaudited and on an average working interest before royalties ("WI") basis unless otherwise indicated...
Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Norway
Norway >> 7/10/2019 - Subsea 7 announced the award of a sizeable contract by Equinor for installation and diving operations on the Europipe II, Heimdal and Statfjord (EHS) fields, located in the Danish and Norwegian sector...
Total Divests Assets in the UK to Petrogas
United Kingdom >> 7/10/2019 - Total has signed an agreement to divest several UK non-core assets to Petrogas NEO UK Ltd, the exploration and production arm of the Oman-based conglomerate MB Holding. Petrogas has partnered with Nor...
BDRILL Files Registration Statement with SEC for Proposed Initial Public Offering in the US
United States >> 7/10/2019 - Borr Drilling Limited (the “Company or “Borr Drilling”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a prop...
Wartsila Achieves New Marine Benchmark with Hybrid Solution for Bulk Carriers
United Kingdom >> 7/9/2019 - The technology group Wartsila has achieved a new technology benchmark with the introduction of the marine sector’s first hybrid installation for a bulk carrier. This innovative system will be installe...

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