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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...
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...
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...
Greek Cyprus on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to establish a cooperation mechanism to address sharing of hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean. TRNC President Mustafa Akıncı presented the proposal through the United Nations last week, calling for the joint use of Cypriot...
Mexico's regulator has approved Shell's exploration plans for four deepwater areas, after it gave the green light to five others earlier this week, committing Royal Dutch Shell to invest at least $791 million. The plans stipulate that Anglo-Dutch Shell could invest up to $1.06 billion in the four blocks, mostly...
Greek Cypriot energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island’s southern coast at eight separate sites over the next two years. Speaking at a presentation of his ministry’s works between March 2018 and April 2019 Georgios Lakkotrypis said Tuesday...
DNV GL is urging offshore oil and gas operators to implement a new solution using floating wind turbines to power water injection for oil recovery. “WIN WIN” (WINd powered Water INjection) was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL and is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects...
Rosnedra has confirmed a record oil find in the Yenisey River delta. Russia’s state mineral extraction agency estimates that the Paykha fields may hold as much as 8.4 bbls where the Yenisey flows into the Kara Sea. Russia's business daily Kommersant called the estimate one of the largest...
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...
The CEO of French oil and gas company Total S.A, Patrick Pouyanne said that the company would buy 10 percent share of LNG terminals of Novatek in Murmansk and in the Kamchatka region of Russia, arctictoday.com reported. The statement came during a Thursday meeting in the Kremlin between Pouyanne and...