Sulzer GTC Technology has signed an agreement with JSC SIBUR-Neftehim (SIBUR) to provide its licensed pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) processing technologies. This includes design of the fractionation, first and second stage hydrotreating, aromatics extraction and thermal hydrodealkylation technologies. The system is intended to modernize gasoline production at SIBUR’s Kstovo olefins...
ENI and Total will explore Caspian oil and gas blocks in offshore Kazakhstan, targeting Abay and Kashagan, plus onshore Karachaganak and Dunga. ENI is focused on exploration offshore in Kazakhstan while Total works onshore. Kazakhstan’s state-owned KazMunayGas and Eni Isatay, a subsidiary of the Italian energy company Eni, plan to...
Gazprom Neft has begun drilling wells at one of Russia’s largest oil and gas condensate fields — the Chayandinskoye, with proactive pilot development scheduled to start in Q4 2019. Gazprom Neft is developing the Chayandinskoye oil-rim deposit under an operatorship agreement with Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk LLC. A production well built...
The following analysis of how this weekend's attacks against Saudi Arabia's largest oil facility will affect oilprices is offered by Chris Weafer, Senior Partner, Macro-Advisory Ltd., Moscow Though the Saudi attack spikes oilprices temporarily, it is unlikely to affect prices long term. The attacks against Saudi Arabia’s largest oil facility...
With the US, Russia, and China all jostling for position in the Iraq oil and gas industry both north and south, Iraq’s oil ministry last week reiterated its desire to have one or more foreign partners in the Mansuriya gas field, oilprice.com reports. Situated in Diyala province, close to...
The Malampaya gasfield guarantees Philippine energy security, but it runs dry soon and gas producers fear new fields are too near to the South China Sea. About 80 km off the northwest coast of Palawan Island in the South China Sea is the Malampaya natural gas field, the Philippines’ main...
Spanish wind power solutions provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is building what it claims is the world's largest wind blade testing rig. The Siemens wind blade testing rig is to be located at its facilities in northern Denmark. The new facility will be capable of performing full-scale tests...
Poland wins a suit in the EU’s top court in Luxemburg to restrict Russian gas to 35% of the capacity of Germany’s onshore pipeline extension of Nordstream-1. The decision, which can be appealed by Nov. 20, is likely to force Russia to maintain minimal gas flows through Ukraine in...
Russia's President Vladimir Putin tasked Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller to look into supplying Yamal gas to China via pipeline through Mongolia. "I would like to refer to the issue that we have repeatedly discussed with you and with Chinese partners, I mean the possibility of using the resources of...
Lukoil has closed on its $800 million purchase of a 25% non-operating interest in the Marine XII License area operated offshore Congo by ENI. African Global energy was the seller. New Age (African Global Energy) Limited (‘New Age’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its subsidiary New Age M12 Holdings Limited...