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Brazil And Mexico Vie for Cash From Oil Explorers in Price Rout
Monday, August 31, 2015 Brazil and Mexico are preparing to compete for investments from some of the same oil majors when they hold auctions that are only a week apart at a time the price rout is prompting spending cuts.
Profits At Two Chinese Oil Majors Slump On Low Crude Price
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Two of China's major oil companies say that their profits slumped in the first half of 2015, as a sharp decline in international crude prices hit upstream earnings.
China Oil Rig to Keep Drilling in Waters Disputed with Vietnam
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Haiyang Shiyou 981 (UDW semisub) will continue drilling not far from Vietnam's coast, China’s maritime safety authorities said on Tuesday.
Controversial China Rig Completes Drilling Well Near Vietnam Coast
Monday, August 24, 2015 The Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China and Vietnam over oil exploration in the South China Sea completes drilling of a well not far from Vietnam's coast.
COSL Signs Contract to Drill 2 Wells in Block 33/07 in East China Sea
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Primeline Energy signs contract for China Oilfield Services Ltd. to drill two wells in Block 33/07 in the East China Sea.
CNOOC Signs PSCs with Roc Oil for South China Sea Blocks
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 The China National Offshore Oil Corporation signs 2 production sharing contracts with Roc Oil Company for blocks 16/07 and 03/33 in the South China Sea.
Husky Says Indonesia's Madura Strait Projects to Start Production in 2017
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Husky Energy says first production from the Madura Strait gas projects offshore Indonesia is targeted for 2017.
Report: Green Group Sues ConocoPhillips, CNOOC over China Oil Spill
Monday, July 27, 2015 China Daily reports that a maritime court in Qingdao will hear a landmark case brought against US oil giant ConocoPhillips and China's CNOOC.
COSL to Drill 2 Wells for Primeline in Block 33/07 Offshore China for $20M
Friday, July 24, 2015 Primeline signs letter of intent with China Oilfield Services Ltd. to drill two wells in Block 33/07 in East China Sea for $20 million.
CNOOC Flows First Oil from Luda 10-1 Project in Bohai Offshore China
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 CNOOC flows first oil from the Luda 10-1 comprehensive adjustment project in Bohai offshore China.
Expect China to Yearn for More US Shale
Friday, July 10, 2015 Despite slowdown in heated investment from overseas in North American oil and gas, interest still looms behind the Great Wall of China.
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.