The policy of China on foreign oil and gas operators is about to change. China will allow private and foreign firms to explore its domestic oil and gas resources under an interim trade deal to be signed next week with the United States Companies with net assets of at...
Russian major Gazprom Neft is studying the possibility of launching its own liquefied natural gas production in the Arctic as it tries to monetize its vast natural gas reserves. Gazprom Neft announced a tender late last year for a study on how best to use its gas reserves in the...
Interface or multiphase level measurements exist throughout the oil & gas streams as well as petrochemical. While level measurement technologies have come a long way in effectively measuring liquids and solids, multiphase level measurement continues to be the biggest challenge and opportunity that exists today to which there is...
Polish LNG terminal operator Polskie LNG has obtained a set of environmental and location decisions for all projects implemented under the LNG Terminal Expansion Program. The environmental permits are final, while the decisions issued by the Governor of West Pomerania are immediately enforceable (which stems directly from the provisions of...
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...
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...
Europe is now the top buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas after a near fivefold spike in U.S. LNG sales to the continent this winter, overtaking South Korea and Mexico, a Reuters analysis has showen. Profit rather than politics is driving the increase. Energy companies have switched sales to Europe...
Russian gas transiting Ukraine to the EU has hit record high levels, almost 300 million cubic meters a day, Serhiy Makogon, director of Ukraine’s Gas Transit System, writes on Facebook. Ukraine Business News reports that Makogon speculates in his Facebook post that Gazprom may be accelerating pre-holiday sales in...
Oil and gas company Exxon Mobil could replace Russian gas thanks to an investment in the Romanian Black Sea. However, if this doesn’t happen by September, the Hungarian government is ready to begin negotiations with Russian suppliers for another long-term gas shipment agreement. “If Exxon Mobil doesn’t decide to invest...
A consortium of Indian companies led by OVL India (ONGC Videsh) is to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Russia's Rosneft Vankor cluster oilfields. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed the deal as part of a wider range of investment agreements signed at...