Total E&P has gotten the go ahead for its Tilenga oil development in Uganda. The project received a green light by the country's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) after a 10-month evaluation by the regulatory body. The French oil major said the approval from NEMA was a major step in...
Esso Australia Pty Ltd has awarded an integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts to Subsea Integration Alliance. The award is the first integrated subsea project for Subsea Integration Alliance in Australia combining OneSubsea and Subsea 7 expertise in subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea umbilical, riser...
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is discussing how it can raise oil imports from Russia by cooperating with Russia's state oil company Rosneft, IOC’s chairman Sanjiv Singh said at ADIPEC this week. IOC is India's largest refiner. IOC has so far imported insignificant volumes of oil from Russia, and is now...
Petrobras digital transformation technology is high on the company's agenda, chief technology and production development executive officer Rudimar Andreis Lorenzatto told a "topical luncheon" audience on Day 1 at the 2019 OTC in Houston. Petrobras is the world's largest deepwater producer. Lorenzatto said the company's technological targets include: digital twins...
Turkey's Botas issued a tender to purchase 70 cargoes of LNG (liquefied natural gas) for delivery over 2020-2023, two days after the US lifted sanctions. The US imposed sanctions earlier in October in response to Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria. The LNG tender will close on Nov. 8. Heavily dependent...
India diversifies oil imports these days with more US and Russian supplies on offer to compensate for less geopolitically risky Middle East crude. Hydrocarbon Processing reported that imports of Middle Eastern oil fell to a four-year low in 2019. The Houston-based trade publication obtained tanker data from sources showing that...
Analysis contributed by the African Energy Chamber Deal-making will shape the future of Russia-Africa relations and will tell whether Russia’s renewed influence in the continent is good or bad for its people. Russia’s return to Africa has been the subject of wide media coverage, governmental concerns and civil society reactions in...
(Sponsored Content) EOS founder and CEO Jean Januard explains how Russian manufacturers of oil and gas equipment and new technologies can find new business opportunity in the Middle East - if they have a guide like EOS to help navigate the market.
The MENA region will need to invest $209 billion in the power sector over the next five years, according to a new report by The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP). The latest MENA Power Investment Outlook 2019-2023 estimates that investment in the MENA energy sector could reach $1 trillion, with...
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...