A thermoplastic composite pipe technology will be deployed for the first time in risers used in deepwater offshore Brazil. The new tech comes out of a collaborative agreement made between the oilfield technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and the engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES. The technology is believed to be...
The United States and European Union have expressed deep concern over Turkey’s plans for offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, adding to tensions between Ankara and its Western allies. The statements at the weekend came after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said...
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...
Greece's Energean Oil and Gas plc (LSE: ENOG, TASE: אנאג), has announced a signficant natural gas discovery in the Karish North exploration in the Israel sector of the East Mediterranean. Preliminary results as reported 15 April in a company new release showed: Initial gas in place estimates of between 1...
BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East (ACE) project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The $6 billion development includes a new offshore platform and facilities designed to process up to 100,000 barrels...
ExxonMobil announced it has made a natural gas discovery offshore Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Glaucus-1 well. The well, located in Block 10, encountered a gas-bearing reservoir of approximately 436 feet (133 meters). The well was safely drilled to 13,780 feet (4,200 meters) depth in 6,769 feet (2,063...
Cyprus and Lebanon agreed to start negotiations on the exploitation of hydrocarbon reserves straddling the median line between their respective exclusive economic zones (EEZ), the Cyprus Mail reported. Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides, and Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, held talks in Beirut on Thursday with Lebanon’s Foreign and Energy Ministers, Gebran...
Turkey will begin drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said last week, a move that is obviously intended to position Turkey ahead of the fight to determine legal rights to offshore oil and gas resources in the island's territorial waters. In November, Exxonmobil together...
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...
Almost two-thirds of Norway’s undiscovered gas resources are expected to lie in the Barents Sea, which underlines the importance of this area for long-term gas exports from the Norwegian Continental Shelf. These were the words Bente Nyland, Director General  of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate used in expressing her vision in...