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First Oil Flows from CNOOC's Bozhong 28/34 Project in China's Bohai Bay
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 CNOOC commences production at Bozhong 28/34 oilfields comprehensive adjustment project in Bohai offshore China.
Ex-CNOOC Executive Under Investigation in China for Graft
Thursday, June 25, 2015 The former deputy general manager of CNOOC is under criminal investigation for "accepting bribes", according to judicial authorities in China.
Tullow Pays $250 Million to Settle Uganda Tax Dispute Out of Court
Monday, June 22, 2015 Tullow Oil agrees to pay $250 million to settle a tax dispute with the Ugandan government out of court, almost half of the sum the east African country had originally demanded in tax relating to a sale of oil licences.
China's Anti-Graft Investigator Keeps Oil Giants in Its Sights
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 China's anti-corruption investigators continue to zero in on the nation's oil giants, calling on two of its biggest state-owned companies.
CNOOC: Dongfang1-1 Project Ahead of Schedule
Thursday, June 11, 2015 China National Offshore Oil Corporation's Dongfang1-1 gas field Phase I adjustment project commences production ahead of schedule.
China's May Crude Oil Imports Drop, Knocked Off Top Buyer Spot
Monday, June 08, 2015 China's oil imports fall about 11 percent in May from a year ago in the steepest drop since November 2013, likely knocking the country off its perch as the world's top crude buyer - a spot it claimed for the first time in April.
CNOOC Makes Oil Discovery at Liuhua 20-2 Block in South China Sea
Thursday, May 28, 2015 CNOOC makes a mid-sized oil discovery at Liuhua 20-2 block in the eastern South China Sea.
CNOOC Appoints Yang Hua as Chairman, Succeeds Wang Yilin
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 CNOOC appoints Yang Hua as chairman of the Chinese company's board of directors, succeeding Wang Yilin.
ExxonMobil Discovers Oil at Stabroek Block Offshore Guyana
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 ExxonMobil makes significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
Uganda's 'Oil Rush' Town Stuck in the Slow Lane
Monday, May 11, 2015 An oil-fueled boom is transforming the town of Hoima in Western Uganda.
OTC 2015: SBM Talks to CNOOC about Lingshui Gas Production Facility
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 SBM Offshore holdings talks with CNOOC to supply a semisubmersible production for the Lingshui 17-2 gas field development in South China Sea.
Exoma Finalizing Withdrawal from Queensland's Galilee JV Permits
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Exoma Energy is still finalizing withdrawal from the Galilee Joint Venture exploration permits in Queensland, Australia.
First Oil Flows at CNOOC's Kenli 10-1 Field in China's Bohai Bay
Monday, April 27, 2015 CNOOC commences oil production from the Kenli 10-1 field in China's Bohai Bay.
CNOOC Posts 40% Slide In 1Q Revenue As Oil Prices Plunge
Friday, April 24, 2015 China's top offshore oil producer CNOOC posts a 40% fall in 1Q revenue.
Technip, COOEC Bag FEED Contract for Liuhua Project in South China Sea
Thursday, April 16, 2015 The Technip-COOEC consortium bags a front end engineering design contract from CNOOC for two tension leg platforms for the Liuhua 11-1 and 16-2 joint development projects in the South China Sea.
Bumi Armada Forms JV for EPCC of Indonesia's Madura BD Field FPSO Project
Monday, April 13, 2015 Bumi Armada forms joint venture to undertake engineering, procurement, conversion and construction of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel for the Madura BD Field project in Indonesia.
Iran Oil Officials in Beijing to Discuss Oil Supplies, Projects
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 An Iranian delegation is in Beijing this week to push for more oil sales and discuss Chinese oil and gas investments in Iran, just days after Tehran and world powers reached a framework nuclear deal, Iranian oil officials says.
Two Chinese Energy Executives under Investigation
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Two senior energy executives are under investigation in a corruption crackdown on state-owned enterprises in China.
CNOOC to Boost Output 18% Over 3 Years; Vows Cost Cuts
Friday, March 27, 2015 CNOOC aims to boost output by 18% over the next three years, after reporting stronger-than-expected 2014 profit on cost cuts and higher production.
Alberta To Pick New Oil Marketers By End-May After Nexen Trading Shutdown
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 The Alberta government will decide before the end of May which companies will take over contracts to market the Canadian province's crude, a spokesman says.