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  • Fire at Keppel Nantong Shipyard

    No injuries reported in fire which damaged under construction LNG vessel

    Online  upstreamonline.com 24 minutes old Xu Yihe

    Oil rises after Saudi oilfield attack

    Drone attack over the weekend stokes prices

    Online  upstreamonline.com 32 minutes old Reuters

    Armour to drill Kincora wells

    First of two wells to spud at Queensland project next month

    Online  upstreamonline.com 1 hours old Josh Lewis

    BW gets greenlight for Brazilian deal

    Norwegian set to take 100% ownership in offshore heavy oilfield

    Online  upstreamonline.com 2 hours old Josh Lewis

    PSC partners launch Timor-Leste counter claim

    Oilex and partners seeking compensation over 2015 cancellation of Timor Sea PSC

    Online  upstreamonline.com 3 hours old Josh Lewis

    Shell learns from Prelude challenges

    Prelude boss discusses learnings from mega FLNG project off Australia

    Online  upstreamonline.com 4 hours old Josh Lewis

    WorleyParsons wins Indian deep-water gig

    Reliance Industries hands out project management services contract for MJ field

    Online  upstreamonline.com 4 hours old Josh Lewis

    Beach books record profit

    Australian player also increases output outlook for next five years

    Online  upstreamonline.com 5 hours old Josh Lewis

    Oil rises but downbeat Opec outlook caps gains

    Opec+ agreed to extend oil output cuts until March 2020 back in July

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 22:14 GMT Reuters

    Husky resumes production at White Rose

    Output to ramp up to 20,000 barrels per day by early next week, Husky said

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 20:42 GMT Julia Martinez

    US drillers add six oil rigs

    Number of active natural gas rigs declines by four to 165

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 18:55 GMT Caroline Evans

    Oil spilled off Louisiana

    An estimated 200-foot by 600-foot area of marshland impacted by release

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 16:14 GMT Caroline Evans

    Wyoming lease sale set for December

    Recent lease sale in June raised more than $22 million

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 16:10 GMT Julia Martinez

    Low bidder emerges for Petrobras flotel job

    Aquarius Brasil flotel set to win three-year contract with Petrobras, with final offer of $54m

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 14:17 GMT Gareth Chetwynd

    NNPC to test ex-Shell gas find in Nigeria

    State-owned player's subsidiary Frontier contracts Halliburton for drillstem test on Kolmani River-2

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 13:03 GMT Barry Morgan

    Oil edges up on easing recession fears

    Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in US retail sales helped to ease concerns about a recession in the world's biggest economy. Brent crude was up 38 cents at $58.61 a barrel at 11:36am GMT, after falling 2.1% on Thursday and 3% the previous day. US crude was 18 cents higher at $54.65 a barrel, having dropped 1.4% in the previous sessi

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 12:39 GMT Reuters

    Vaalco extends FPSO deal off Gabon

    US player to hold onto BW Offshore unit on Etame Marin licence for one more year, with short shutdown imminent

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 12:19 GMT Eoin O'Cinneide

    Kosmos bags Maersk rig for EG wildcat

    Dallas-based player signs up for Danish owner’s drillship for upcoming S-5 probe off Equatorial Guinea

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 11:11 GMT Eoin O'Cinneide

    PGNiG to drill Shrek well

    Polish player to drill well 6507/5-9 S using Deepsea Nordkapp semi-submersible

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 10:49 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa

    Seadrill gets slice of NFE action off Qatar

    Rig owner teams up with Gulf Drilling in joint venture to drill on massive North Field Expansion project

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 07:07 GMT Eoin O'Cinneide

    Ruvuma farm-out deadline extended

    Aminex still waiting on approval from Tanzanian government to completed deal with ARA Petroleum

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 06:44 GMT Josh Lewis and Barry Morgan

    Dialog gives positive outlook as profits rise

    Lower costs help offset fall in revenue for Malaysian service provider

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 03:38 GMT Josh Lewis

    MISC upbeat about floating production

    Malaysian giant sees floater opportunities in Atlantic basin and South-East Asia

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 02:47 GMT Russell Searancke

    OceanMight busy with Malaysia orders

    Sarawak-based fabricator has a number of ongoing construction projects

    Online  upstreamonline.com 16 Aug 02:43 GMT Russell Searancke

    Oil deepens slide on recession fears

    US-China trade threats also lead to price drop

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:38 GMT Reuters

    Utgard boost for Equinor

    Norway's Equinor has received regulatory approval to start production from the Utgard field in the North Sea. The cross-border gas and condensate field is a two-well subsea development tied back to the Equinor-operated Sleipner T platform 21 kilometres away. It has reserves of about 56 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 2.7 billion cubic metres of gas. Equinor and partners Lotos and

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Oil shows for Shell off Brazil

    Shell has reported hydrocarbon shows on its South of Gato do Mato wildcat in Brazil's pre-salt province, potentially boosting the materiality of an earlier discovery of natural gas and light oil on an adjoining concession.

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    KrisEnergy woes mount

    Cash-strapped independent KrisEnergy has applied to the Singapore High Court for a six-month moratorium during which no resolution will be passed to wind up the company or no receiver be appointed. KrisEnergy wants to commence a court-supervised process to reorganise its liabilities alongside the moratorium against enforcement actions and legal proceedings by its creditors. Options being conside

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Cairn charters rig for Duncan

    Cairn Energy has chartered the semi-submersible Island Innovator to drill a wildcat on its Duncan prospect in the Norwegian North Sea. The Island Drilling-owned rig is set to spud the well in production licence 880 in the second quarter of next year. No dayrate was disclosed, but the rig is estimated to be earning $210,000 a day for the firm charter, according to Bassoe Analytics.

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Murphy marches ahead with King's Quay plans

    US independent gives go-ahead to inherited standalone deep-water greenfield project

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Kathrine Schmidt

    Oxy aims to lower Gulf costs

    Occidental Petroleum is unlikely to immediately sell off Anadarko Petroleum's US Gulf of Mexico assets but it is looking to lower costs in the play, writes Caroline Evans. "We're being very coy about what we're willing to sell because you don't want to front-run the sales process," Occidental chief financial officer Cedric Burgher said at the Enercom Conference in Denver. "But we like the Gulf o

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Progress with sale of assets

    Brazil's Petrobras has made further progress in its multi-billion-dollar divestment programme by selling onshore assets and putting more shallow-water fields up for grabs, writes Fabio Palmigiani. Local producer 3R Petroleum agreed to acquire seven onshore producing fields in the Potiguar basin for $191.1 million. The so-called Macau cluster offloaded by Petrobras features 100% stakes in the Ara

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    ZPMC set to make use of stranded vessels

    Chinese yard registers special-purpose company to own and operate offshore facilities dropped by foreign players

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Xu Yihe

    Core set for IOG sanction

    Hope for final investment decision in September

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Shell eyes Selene well

    Shell and UK junior Cluff Natural Resources are set to start exploration drilling in the UK North Sea soon after the pair closed a farm-in deal agreed earlier this year. The Anglo-Dutch supermajor farmed in to the UK southern North Sea exploration acreage held by Cluff when it acquired a 50% interest in licence P2437, which contains the 291 billion cubic feet Selene prospect. The deal has now re

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Reserve concern in Niger

    Niger has put in place plans to strip away the protected status of the eastern half of Africa's largest onshore nature reserve to allow China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to pursue upstream activities on three blocks. The 100,000 square kilometre Termit and Tin-Toumma Nature Reserve was created with the help of Unesco in 2012, four years after CNPC was awarded the blocks. French non-gov

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Saudi Aramco lines up LTA installation job list

    State-run Saudi Arabian giant to finalise list of contractors for hook-up and commissioning work at offshore fields

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Nishant Ugal

    Nigeria set to divest equity stakes in assets

    Nigeria's federal government may downsize its equity stakes in assets held with major joint venture partners such as Shell, Total, Chevron and ExxonMobil to less than 40% when the long-awaited oil law reform package is passed and gains presidential assent, writes Barry Morgan. “Ambitious proposals” to sell down government stakes in joint ventures by changing the way the state meets its cash calls

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Trump moves to gut Endangered Species Act

    Pressure groups' fury as President softens critical habitat rules and protection measures

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Caroline Evans

    Iran slates US over arms sales 'threat'

    Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has warned against an arms race in the Middle East, saying recent US weapons sales have turned the Persian Gulf region into a "tinderbox ready to blow up", writes Nassir Shirkhani. Zarif said during a visit to Qatar that more warships in the Persian Gulf would only lead to yet more insecurity. "The US [sold] $50 billion worth of weapons to the region last year

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Zanzibar clears ground for 2020 bid round

    Seventeen years after Shell landed the right to negotiate production sharing contracts for three deep-water blocks off Tanzania’s Spice Islands of Pemba and Zanzibar, authorities are finally moving to open up the play after a decade of gridlocked talks over regional autonomy, writes Barry Morgan. The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania, has announced a non-e

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Petrobras in $9bn appeal

    Petrobras chief executive Roberto Castello Branco has appealed for Brazilian lawmakers to wave through a $9 billion compensation package for money owed to the company by the federal government, writes Gareth Chetwynd. The proposed remuneration deal is intended to compensate for shifts in prices and exchange rates since the signing of an oil-for-shares agreement in 2010. The agreement facilitated

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Gazprom seeks state funds for Baltic LNG

    Russian gas giant Gazprom is set to open talks with the government over state support for a project involving an onshore liquefied natural gas plant and a related polymer facility on the Baltic Sea, writes Vladimir Afanasiev. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has instructed the Finance Ministry and state-owned bank VEB to submit their views on Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller's petition to government

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Sanchez and Halcon file for Chapter 11 protection

    Texas-based outfits opt for reorganisations as losses mount for both players amid lower commodity prices

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Julia Martinez

    North Sea assets on the menu

    ExxonMobil is reportedly considering a sale of its UK North Sea assets as the US supermajor focuses on domestic shale production and new projects, writes Rob Watts. Reuters news agency cited three industry sources who said ExxonMobil has held talks with a number of North Sea operators in recent weeks to gauge interest in some or all of its assets, which could fetch up to $2 billion. ExxonMobil,

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Vantage turns a profit following payment from Petrobras

    US rig owner Vantage Drilling International returned to profit in the second quarter due to large payments from Petrobras in relation to an arbitration award. The driller posted net profit of $590.73 million in the three months to the end of June, a turnaround from the loss a year earlier of $31.09 million. Boosting the bottom line was $594 million in termination revenues and interest income of

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Demand growth to slow up

    Oil demand growth estimates are being downgraded on expectations of further declines relating to increasing geopolitical tensions and concerns about the health of the global economy, according to separate reports from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Norwegian consultancy Rystad Energy. The Paris-based IEA revised down oil demand growth estimates for 2019 and 2020 by 100,000 barrels per

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Price drop erodes gains made after tariff delay

    US decision to hold off on measures against Chinese products spurs a rise, but economic data pegs oil back

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Nassir Shirkhani

    Angolan revival on the radar

    BP’s PAJ 100 project in Block 31 is the first major new development scheme to be tendered in Angola since before the oil price crash five years ago, writes Iain Esau. Chevron started a tender process for the Sanha Lean Gas scheme in Block 0 earlier this year, but that is a significantly smaller development centred on a 4200-tonne platform and due on stream in 2021 or 2022. Angola’s government is

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Mexico policy needs a different approach

    Many of us would recognise the saying that suggests if you want a different result, taking the same approach to a problem repeatedly may not do much good. That’s one thought that comes to mind about the push in Mexico to give Pemex continued rights to a group of exploration assignments where it has repeatedly failed to meet its work commitments. This week, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Kathrine Schmidt

    Petrobras eyes award for Cacao decommissioning

    Brazilian giant weighs up 11 proposals for removal of pipelines and three wellhead platforms in Espirito Santo basin

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Fabio Palmigiani

    Wildcat cheer at Ngoki

    Partners hope for find in Congo-Brazzaville

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Bid round 'within the year'

    PSC terms sweetened to attract international players

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Vaalco farm-out awaits GePetrol's Block P exit

    US independent poised to start partner search after government offloads state player's stake

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Iain Esau

    EIA eyes US output growth

    Production from several onshore shale basins is expected to push US crude oil production up by another 85,000 barrels per day, as the nation anticipates reaching yet another output record in September. Most of that growth will come from the prolific Permian basin of west Texas and south-east New Mexico which will climb by 75,000 bpd to a record 4.4 million bpd, according to a monthly report from

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Drillers keeping Powder River oil output in focus

    Companies keep up crude production momentum in Wyoming as gas prices drop

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Julia Martinez

    CPC eyes boost in capacity

    New plan to expand annual capacity

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Chinese giants face flak over energy security

    CNPC, Sinopec and CNOOC increase investment overall and work to increase joint programmes in wake of government concern over growing demand-supply gap

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Xu Yihe

    Results boost Aramco IPO push

    World's most profitable company courting international investors for initial public offering

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Nassir Shirkhani

    Guest books Valeura success

    International outlook helps chief executive boost Canadian shale explorer

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa

    Talos cheers new discoveries

    US independent also making progress with pushing Zama find off Mexico to development

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Kathrine Schmidt

    SBM sees profits dip but FPSO market promising

    Dutch floater specialist has eyes on nine large-scale projects out of more than 25 potential awards by 2021

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Eoin O'Cinneide

    Stake in Mero-2 to be sold off

    SBM Offshore aims to finalise by the end of the year the sale of a large stake in its Mero-2 floating production, storage and offloading unit that will work for Petrobras off Brazil, writes Eoin O'Cinneide. “We have commenced the financing process and we plan to sell down 35% initially, where we are currently working to finalise the shareholder agreements with partners,” SBM's chief financial off

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Trio of Barents Sea projects add to momentum

    Equinor at the helm of Johan Castberg and soon to take over Wisting, while future of Lundin's Alta-Gotha development remains uncertain

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Ole Ketil Helgesen

    Start-up at Absheron delayed till mid-2021

    Operator Total completes deepening of the gas condensate discovery production well

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Kama Mustafayeva

    BP to spud Shafag-Asiman amid hopes of 'second Shah Deniz'

    Shafag-Asiman gas condensate prospect to be spudded this year

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Global Mediator

    Infrastructure needed for further exploration

    Gas exploration is set for a comeback off Norway after a decade in which companies have largely aimed for oil discoveries, writes Ole Ketil Helgesen. However, improved infrastructure is needed for companies to actively explore for gas in the Barents Sea. European gas demand is expected to increase in the coming years, and Norway needs to prove up more resources to maintain production at current

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    South-eastern Barents Sea sector yet to reward players

    Further exploration: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate exploration director Torgeir Stordal

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Four Petrobras FPSOs and three platforms to go as activity continues

    Petrobras is carrying out eight decommissioning projects off the Brazilian coast to be concluded over the next couple of years, writes Fabio Palmigiani. Besides the Cacao job in the Espirito Santo basin, Petrobras is working on the decommissioning of four floating production, storage and offloading vessels and a trio of semi-submersible platforms. The campaign is more advanced in the Tartaruga V

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Optimistic Vaar Energi says Goliat problems are in the past

    Norwegian operator Vaar Energi is optimistic about the future of its Goliat oilfield as it explores for additional resources in surrounding areas. The Goliat facility has been plagued by a litany of issues since start-up of Norway’s first oilfield in the Barents Sea in March 2016 — with earlier shutdowns caused by power outages and gas leaks. Norway looks to the future of gas in Barents Sea

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Players pulling back in Marcellus play

    Operators in the gassy Marcellus play are pulling back drilling and completions activity amid a bleak forecast for natural gas prices going into 2020 and as investors push for companies to curb growth and increase free cash flow, writes Caroline Evans. The most recent Baker Hughes rig count showed the Marcellus with 56 rigs last week. That is one fewer than at the start of 2019 but 12 below the

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Papua New Guinea permits near expiry

    Expiry dates are looming in Papua New Guinea for certain onshore petroleum permits at a time when exploration drilling is in the doldrums, writes Russell Searancke. An upswing in exploration drilling had been anticipated but has not materialised, partly because of political changes that have slowed PNG's liquefied natural gas expansion plans. So far this year, there have been no exploration well

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Ecopetrol still plans Colombian frack pilot

    Colombia’s state-run Ecopetrol remains committed to its plan for unconventional drilling in the country as part of its 2019-2021 business plan, despite environmental hold-ups, writes Julia Martinez. In an earnings call with investors, Ecopetrol chief executive Felipe Bayon said that the company’s plan to move forward with a fracking pilot “has not changed”. “We continue to view that as something

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Woodfibre terminal closer to decision

    The developers of the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas export terminal on Canada's west coast have ordered the facility's main cryogenic heat exchanger as the project moves closer to the final investment decision this year, writes Caroline Evans. Woodfibre LNG did not say which company would provide the equipment, which cools natural gas feedstock to convert it into a liquid. However, Air Produc

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Steep shale production gains for Argentina's YPF

    Argentine state-led oil and gas producer YPF posted a steep year-on-year gain in shale production in the second quarter even as the company grappled with volatility and weak gas demand in its business, writes Kathrine Schmidt. YPF said shale output in the three months to June amounted to 82,400 barrels of oil equivalent per day, a gain of 47.9% compared to the same period last year. That output

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Guangzhou Gas still seeking LNG after Canada deal lapses

    Chinese town gas distributor Guangzhou Gas is continuing to search for liquefied natural gas supplies after walking away from a potential deal to buy 1 million tonnes per annum of LNG from the Woodfibre LNG project in Canada. Guangzhou Gas said a heads of agreement on the potential deal had expired in June and it decided not to extend the process. The HoA was signed in 2016 and was previously ex

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Pertamina drills spill relief well

    Clean-up to last at least seven more months

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    ExxonMobil eyes major gas find with Sculpin

    US supermajor preparing to drill high-profile Australian exploration well in Gippsland basin off Victoria

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Russell Searancke

    China's CCCC to farm in at project in Ethiopia

    China Communications Construction Company in line for majority stake in $4 billion Calub and Hilala gas scheme

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Xu Yihe

    Two in race for Barossa job

    ConocoPhillips is getting near to selecting its preferred subsea pipeline contractor for the Barossa gas project, which is earmarked to supply gas into the Darwin liquefied natural gas facility, writes Russell Searancke. Two companies — Allseas and Saipem —are in the running for the big gas export pipeline job with sources suggesting that Allseas has its nose in front. The subsea gas export pipe

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Murphy Oil to pull back in Australia and sell in Brunei

    US independent Murphy Oil has signalled it is transitioning away from being an operator in Australia while confirming its Brunei portfolio is for sale, writes Russell Searancke. The company said in its latest financial results that its Brunei assets have been classified as “held for sale” for financial reporting purposes. Murphy is a part-owner in two offshore exploration blocks in Brunei - 8.05

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Sinopec allows permit to expire in Australia

    Chinese giant lets lease run out on finds in Vulcan sub-basin following series of issues that led to shutdown at producing Puffin field

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Russell Searancke

    Taymyr duo on the block

    Gazprom Neft gains two new licences

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Petronas in Sabah shoot

    Malaysia’s national upstream company Petronas Carigali has embarked on a seismic survey along pipeline routes in waters off Sabah, East Malaysia. Petronas is surveying two routes — from the Gumusut-Kakap project to the Sabah Oil & Gas Terminal (SOGT) and from the Kebabangan field, also to the SOGT at Kimanis, Sabah. Malaysia-flagged vessel Cassandra VI is acquiring the seismic data in an operati

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Trump gets cracking at Shell US plant

    US president gives natural gas and his re-election campaign the thumbs-up

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Going with the flow...

    Adyr Tourinho has replaced Alejandro Duran as president of Baker Hughes’s Brazilian subsidiary, with the latter named executive director of fullstream Petrolia NOCO has appointed Linn Katrine Hoie managing director PetroRio chief financial officer Blener Braga Cardoso Mayhew has quit to be replaced by Roberto Bernardes Monteiro, with Francisco Francilmar Fernandes named ch

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    OGUK gets set for candy-d discussion

    Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) is looking to sweeten things up at the upcoming biennial Offshore Europe conference in Aberdeen. A session to be hosted by the industry lobby group in association with the Oil & Gas Technology Centre and Aberdeen-based not-for-profit organisation Axis Network will feature a talk from Jo Fairley, co-founder of British chocolatier Green & Black’s. A panel also including BP vice

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Greens hit Chevron with Oz protest

    Just as Chevron was patting itself on the back for the start-up of its long-delayed carbon capture and storage project at the Gorgon liquefied natural gas complex, the US supermajor found itself at the centre of a climate change protest. Hundreds of protesters descended on Chevron Australia’s headquarters in the West Australian capital Perth last week. Organised by the National Union of Students

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

    Black Ridge in the game

    Volatility in energy markets has pushed US junior Black Ridge Oil & Gas into trying its hand at competitive sports. The Minneapolis-based player has taken the somewhat unorthodox leap into an entirely different industry — e-sports video gaming, to be precise. The decision to enter the competitive video gaming industry has its genesis back in 2016, when Black Ridge was struggling during the oil m

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT ....

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    OPINION: Gas to the rescue in Nigeria — again

    FID on Nigeria LNG's $12 billion Train 7 expansion is a done deal says group MD

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Barry Morgan

    FEATURE: Norway looks to the future of gas in Barents Sea

    State-owned infrastructure company Gassco working on detailed study of options for export from northern waters to Europe

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Ole Ketil Helgesen

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    OPINION: Gloom as Argentina's old guard returns

    Comeback: Argentina's former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner leaves a building after a meeting with presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez in Buenos Aires this week

    Weekly  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 22:00 GMT Editorial

    North Dakota hits more output records

    US state produces more oil and gas but market uncertainty looms

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 21:47 GMT Caroline Evans

    Halcon appoints new CFO

    Company management team now has two former Ajax Resources executives

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 19:37 GMT Julia Martinez

    US E&P bankruptcies tick up

    Meanwhile, number of oilfield services filings on decline since 2017

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 19:09 GMT Caroline Evans

    Hibernia set for production restart

    Production is set to resume Thursday at the Hibernia oil platform off eastern Canada nearly a month after a spill forced output at the development to be shut-in. The platform's operator, Hibernia Management and Development (HMD), said it would restart production after conducting a "thorough inspection to ensure the safety and security of the platform", and that it would take the time needed to ra

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 17:42 GMT Caroline Evans

    Lifeline for KrisEnergy

    Upstream independent gets breathing space after Rubicon Offshore demand

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 15:52 GMT Amanda Battersby

    Rosenberg Worley in Balder X win

    Aussie contractor secures EPCI deal for Jotun floater upgrade ahead of local rivals in award by Vaar for life extension project off Norway

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 13:09 GMT Steve Marshall

    Shale ops 'may be driver behind methane rise': study

    Research from Cornell University says reducing methane now can provide an instant way to slow global warming

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 12:24 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa

    UK backs fracking as Cuadrilla restarts work

    Shale gas explorer resumes hydraulic fracturing operations at its flagship Lancashire site in Preston New Road

    Online  upstreamonline.com 15 Aug 12:22 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa