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First Oil Flows from CNOOC's Enping 18-1 Field in Pearl River Mouth Basin
Thursday, September 22, 2016 CNOOC commences oil production at the Enping 19-1 field in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea.
CNOOC Commences Oil Production at Weizhou 6-9/6-10 Project in Beibu Gulf
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 CNOOC commences oil production at Weizhou 6-9/6-10 project in the Beibu Gulf in South China Sea.
Ifax: Gazprom Invites China's CNOOC to Take Part in Offshore Oil Exploratio
Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Gazprom invites CNOOC to take part in offshore oil exploration in Russia, according to the Interfax news agency.
China Oil Giants Unmoved By Bull Rally After Worst Earnings
Thursday, August 25, 2016 After posting their worst-ever half-year results, two of China's oil giants aren't getting carried away by crude's return to a bull market, forecasting a rocky path ahead.
China's CNOOC Swings To H1 Loss, Punished By Weak Oil, Gas Prices
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 CNOOC Ltd swings to a loss in the first half of 2016 as revenue sank almost by a third because of lower crude oil and natural gas prices.
China Oil Giants Seen Soothing Investors With Post-Crash Payouts
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 China's biggest oil companies may use special dividends to soothe investors after the collapse in energy prices.
Algeria's Hassi Bir Rekaiz Project JV to Submit Development Plan in 2017
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Thailand's PTTEP and joint venture partners intend to submit development plan for the onshore Hassi Bir Rekaiz Project in eastern Algeria to the authorities in early 2017.
Husky, CNOOC Ink Deal to Lower Gas Prices from Liwan Gas Project off China
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Husky and CNOOC ink deal to lower natural gas prices from their Liwan Gas Project in the South China Sea.
CNOOC Warns Of $1.2B Loss Amid Oil Sands Writedown
Friday, July 29, 2016 CNOOC Ltd., China's biggest offshore oil and gas producer, projects about $1.2 billion in first-half losses, flipping from a profit a year ago, as it took a charge on its Canadian oil sands assets.
Philippines' Oil Still In Troubled Waters After South China Sea Ruling
Friday, July 22, 2016 The Philippines, eager to resume development of vital oil and gas reserves off its coast, will likely need to reach an accord with a Chinese government infuriated by last week's ruling that granted Manila a big victory in the South China Sea.
Philex Seeks Foreign Partner to Explore for O&G in Parts of South China Sea
Friday, July 15, 2016 Philex Petroleum is looking a foreign partner to explore for oil and gas in parts of the South China Sea.
China's Oil, Coal Output Slides in Sign of More Imports to Come
Friday, July 15, 2016 The world's biggest consumer of energy is producing less of it.
CNOOC Cutbacks at Long Lake Oil Sands Site Caps Years of Trouble
Thursday, July 14, 2016 CNOOC's decision this week to idle part of its Long Lake oil sands operation in Alberta comes after five years of problems cemented the site's reputation as one of the most troubled projects in the region.
China's Hilong to Install Jackets for Indonesia's Madura MDA-MBH Project
Monday, June 20, 2016 China's Hilong Petroleum Offshore Engineering Co. secures a contract from PT Timas Suplindo to install jackets for the Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd.'s Madura MDA-MBH project offshore Java, Indonesia.
China's March To Biggest Oil Importer Hits US Shale Roadblock
Friday, June 17, 2016 The world's biggest oil importer. The title nobody wants.
CNOOC Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 CNOOC Limited appoints Yang Hua as its new CEO, amid a flurry of other managerial changes.
China Plans Oceanic 'Space Station' In South China Sea
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 China is speeding up efforts to design and build a manned deep-sea platform to help it hunt for minerals in the South China Sea, one that may also serve a military purpose in the disputed waters.
Primeline to Commence Arbitration Against CNOOC Over China's Offshore Block
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Primeline Energy to commence arbitration proceedings against joint venture partner CNOOC under the provisions of the petroleum contract for Block 25/34 in East China Sea.
Canada's Oil Sands Producers Prepare to Re-Enter Evacuated Sites
Monday, May 23, 2016 All of the Canadian oil sands facilities that workers fled last week as a wildfire spread are being allowed to prepare for restart as cool, humid weather has helped contain the inferno.
No Big Bang, But Quiet Reforms Reshaping China's Oil And Gas Sector
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Expect no radical "big bang" in China's shake-up of its giant state-run energy firms, but a series of experimental and incremental steps that Beijing has quietly embarked on may still bring meaningful change to an economically crucial sector.