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India buys most of its oil from Saudi Arabia. But it buys Iranian crude as well. So now that waivers of U.S. imposed sanctions on Iranian oil sales are ending, India is in trouble. India is among eight countries that recieved a six-month waiver when the U.S. re-imposed sanctions on...
Helena Oil & Gas is looking to attract fresh investment to its oil projects in Texas by creating the Helena Security Token (HEST). The creation of HEST lets investors support an existing, active project in the oil and gas sector without having to pay many of the extensive administrative and...
Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services in Europe. The Edda Sun...
Bloomberg says it has obtained documents confirming that Exxon Mobil Corp. is the latest company to raise concerns that a stockpile of U.S. government crude is tainted with poisonous gas. Exxon Mobil said some of the oil it purchased last year from the Energy Department’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve, or SPR,...
Global Data is forecasting that by 2023, China will account for 44% of Asian crude oil refining capacity; followed by India at 15% and Japan at 8%. China will drive the majority of growth in the crude oil refining industry in Asia between 2018 and 2023, according to GlobalData, a...
Rystad Energy forecasts offshore spending will outgrow spending on onshore shale activities this year. Service companies exposed to the offshore subsea market and the maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) sector are set to benefit from this trend reversal. At current oil price levels, spending on land rigs, fracking and other...
Shipments of West African oil to Asia are set to hit a two-month high in October as Chinese refineries scramble for alternatives to Iranian crude before U.S. sanctions take effect on Nov. 4, according Reuters reports. Loadings for Asia will rise to 2.52 million barrels per day (bpd) in October,...
The well confirms a volume potential of 50-70 million recoverable barrels of oil. The discovery more than doubles the remaining oil reserves to be produced through the Norne field. Originally planned to be shut down in 2014, the productive life of Norne has already been extended to 2036, which will generate substantial...
Cubility AS, a leading provider of solids control solutions, has announced a multi-million dollar contract to supply its MudCube® solution to Russian operator Slavneft and its OOO Baikit Oil & Gas Exploratory Expedition (OOO BNGRE) subsidiary. OOO BNGRE is responsible for exploration, drilling and production in the Krasnoyarsk region...
Well-Centric, a FrontRow Energy Technology Group company, has announced the acquisition of Simmons Edeco Europe from its Canadian owner. The deal will create the UK's largest independent supplier of well integrity services, with operations in Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth in the UK, and in Esbjerg in Denmark. Simmons Edeco Europe is...