Saudi Arabia's deputy defence minister, Khalid bin Salman, on Thursday accused Iran of ordering drones to attack two of its oil pipeline pumping stations that were claimed by Yemen’s Huthi rebels. Tuesday’s “attack by the Iranian-backed Huthi militias against the two Aramco pumping stations proves that these militias are merely...
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...
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...
Gazprom Neft continues to champion the digital transformation of the oil and gas industry by agreeing a joint venture with ICS Holding to develop digital products for not only the Russian energy market but globally as well. The development strategy for the new joint venture is aimed at addressing...
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...
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...
The following analysis of how this weekend's attacks against Saudi Arabia's largest oil facility will affect oilprices is offered by Chris Weafer, Senior Partner, Macro-Advisory Ltd., Moscow Though the Saudi attack spikes oilprices temporarily, it is unlikely to affect prices long term. The attacks against Saudi Arabia’s largest oil facility...
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...
Russia should not unleash an oil price war against the United States but rather stick with output cuts even at the cost of losing market share in the medium term, one of the main Russian architects of a production pact with OPEC said. Since 2017, Russia and OPEC have cut...