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US FERC Approves Dominion's Cove Point LNG Export Facility
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 US federal regulators approve construction of Dominion Resources' liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point, Maryland.
First Oil from Manora Project Offshore Thailand Delayed to October
Monday, September 29, 2014 Tap Oil reports that first oil from Manora Development in northern Gulf of Thailand is expected in the second half of October amid poor weather and delays in platform commissioning.
Shell Evacuates North Sea Platform After Container Drops Into Sea
Monday, September 29, 2014 Shell says it is evacuating non-essential staff from a North Sea oil platform after a container unit fell from a crane into the sea but caused no injuries.
Interra Commences Drilling at CHK 1194 Well in Myanmar's Chauk Oil Field
Monday, September 29, 2014 Interra Resources commences drilling development well CHK 1194 in Chauk oil field in Myanmar after completing work at CHK 1192 well as an oil producer.
Nexen: UK's Buzzard Oil Field Back Online, Ramping Up Over Coming Days
Monday, September 29, 2014 Britain's Buzzard oil field in the North Sea is back online and will continue to ramp up production over coming days, a spokeswoman for Nexen says.
AG&P ALE's 'Hydro Deck' Commences Module Offloading for Ichthys LNG Project
Friday, September 26, 2014 AG&P ALE Ventures' Hydro Deck mobile port solution commences module offloading for Ichthys liquefied natural gas project offshore Western Australia.
Final Modules for GLNG's Plant Processing Units Delivered to Curtis Island
Friday, September 26, 2014 The GLNG project in Australia reaches key construction milestone as the final two modules for the plant's liquefied natural gas processing units arrive at Curtis Island, Queensland.
Tanjung Offshore Bags $61.5M EPIC Contract from Petronas Carigali
Friday, September 26, 2014 Tanjung Offshore Services bags a $61.5 million engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract in Malaysia from Petronas Carigali.
BASF's Wintershall Says Resumes Oil Production In Libya
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Wintershall says it had resumed oil production in Libya, after a 13-month hiatus.
NZEC Secures $4M Working Capital Facility for TWN Licenses in New Zealand
Thursday, September 25, 2014 New Zealand Energy Corp. secures $4 million working capital facility to develop the Tariki, Waihapa and Ngaere Licenses in Taranaki Basin, New Zealand.
Statoil Halts Aasgard A Production Due To Bad Weather
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Statoil shuts production at its Aasgard A field in the Norwegian Sea due to bad weather and expects production to resume shortly, spokesman Morten Eek says.
Statoil Calls Off 40,000-Bpd Canadian Oil Sand Development
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Statoil postpones plans to develop its Corner field oil sands project in Alberta, Canada, the firm says.
Indonesia Likely to Decide on Mahakam PSC Extension Next Year
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Indonesia is expected to make a decision on the extension of Mahakam production sharing contract offshore East Kalimantan next year, a Pertamina official says.
Cairn Farms Out 10% Stake in Catcher Project and Adjacent Acreage to Dyas
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Cairn Energy farms out 10 percent interest in the Catcher development and adjacent acreage in the UK North Sea to Dyas.
Libya's Oil Output Up To 925,000 Bpd, Hariga Port Back
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Libya's oil output has risen further, pushing world oil prices lower, defying the chaos of more fighting between the factions that divide the country and a government driven from the capital.
Lawmaker: Libyan Budget Deficit To Double As Strife Hits Oil Output
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Libya's budget deficit could more than double to $15 billion this year, as political and civil chaos ravage the OPEC member's oil revenues, a senior lawmaker says.
San Miguel Sees Bank Unit Sale Soon, Eyes Overseas Oil and Gas Deal
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The Philippines' most diversified conglomerate, San Miguel Corp is in talks to sell its unlisted banking unit soon, while eyeing an overseas oil and gas buy, as it strengthens its portfolio after a soured airline investment.
Singapore's Pavilion Signs 2 Long-Term LNG Purchase Deals
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Pavilion Gas concludes deal for BP to supply 0.4 million tons per annum of LNG from Freeport LNG Project for 20 years.
TransAtlantic Provides Update on Recent Well Results in Turkey
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 TransAtlantic Petroleum provides an update on recent well results at its upstream assets in Turkey.
Officials: UAE In No Rush To Change OPEC Oil Target
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The United Arab Emirates is in no hurry to see OPEC cut its oil output target this year despite the sharp drop of global crude prices in the last few months, senior UAE energy officials indicate.
Petronas Carigali Extends Drilling Contract for Maersk Convincer for $56M
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Petronas Carigali extends contract for Maersk Convincer jackup by a year for $56 million.
Leyshon Energy Advances Testing Program at China's Zijingshan Gas Project
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Leyshon Energy advances interim testing program at Zijingshan gas project in China's Ordos Basin and pursues opportunities to acquire assets in the region.
Inpex to Enhance Gas, Condensate Recovery at Minami-Nagaoka Field in Japan
Monday, September 22, 2014 Inpex to upgrade facilities at Koshijihara Plant in Niigata prefecture, Japan to enhance the rate of natural gas and condensate recovery at the Minami-Nagaoka gas field.
SKKMigas Expects Banyu Urip Field to Commence Production in February 2015
Monday, September 22, 2014 Indonesia's upstream regulator SKKMigas expects the Banyu Urip oil field to commence full production in February 2015 as development work nears completion.
Ramba to Sell 25% Stake in Lemang PSC in Sumatra to Risco for $157.5M
Monday, September 22, 2014 Ramba Energy signs letter of offer to sell a 25 percent stake in Lemang production sharing contract in Riau and Jambi provinces, South Sumatra, Indonesia to Risco Energy Investments for $157.5 million.
Development Drilling at PNG LNG Project's Hides Gas Field Nears Completion
Friday, September 19, 2014 ExxonMobil says development drilling at Hides gas field in the Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project nears completion.
Petrobras Says to Sign Libra Production Ship Contract This Month
Friday, September 19, 2014 Petrobras will sign a contract to build and lease a floating production ship for its giant Libra offshore project this month, company Chief Executive Maria das Gracas Foster says.
Pertamina to Deploy New Rig to Drill at Algeria's Block 405A in January
Friday, September 19, 2014 Pertamina to take delivery of a $26 million rig in October, with the newbuild set to commence operations at Algeria's Block 405A in January.
Lukoil CEO Says Russian Output Will Not fall in 2015
Friday, September 19, 2014 Russia's Lukoil will not cut domestic oil output next year but will invest less money in projects, says its CEO.
AWE Optimistic About Gas Reserves at Senecio, Waitsia Fields in Perth Basin
Thursday, September 18, 2014 AWE estimates that the Senecio and Waitsia fields in permits L1/L2 in north Perth Basin, Western Australia hold 2C contingent resources of 360 billion cubic feet.
Petrobras Says Sergipe Oil Find To Require Expanded Output Plan
Thursday, September 18, 2014 A giant discovery off the coast of Brazil's Sergipe state holds enough hydrocarbons for Petrobras and its Indian partners to build an expensive undersea natural-gas pipeline and expand development.
North Dakota Governor Sees Oil Production Dip From Flaring Rule Change
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Some of North Dakota's oil companies likely will experience a production dip starting next month as they try to meet aggressive new flaring standards, Governor Jack Dalrymple says.
Neptune Marine Services Lands Subcontracts for Ichthys LNG Project Off WA
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Neptune Marine Services lands two subcontracts from McDermott Australia for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project offshore Western Australia.
Libya's Zawiya Refinery, El Sharara Oilfield Shut
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Libya's Zawiya refinery and El Sharara oilfield are both shut after damage from fighting between armed factions.
Oilex Completes Chemical Intervention Work at Cambay-77H Well in Gujarat
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Oilex completes chemical intervention work at Cambay-77H well in Cambay Production Sharing Contract in Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India.
Northern Drills First Wells in Current Program in Alberta
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Northern Petroleum drills the first two wells of its current three-well drilling program in Alberta, Canada.
Leni Sees Goudron Well Flow at 700 Barrels per Day
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Leni Gas & Oil sees "very encouraging" initial oil flow from its GY-665 well on the Goudron Field, onshore Trinidad, with the rate achieving 700 barrels per day.
InterOil Spuds Antelope-4 Appraisal Well in PRL 15 in Papua New Guinea
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 InterOil spuds Antelope-4 appraisal well in the Elk-Antelope field in petroleum retention license 15 in Papua New Guinea.
Frontier Signs $20M Deal for UMW Naga 7 to Drill in SC50 in the Philippines
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Frontier Oil signs a $20 million deal for jackup UMW Naga 7 to drill in service contract 50 offshore north west Palawan in the Philippines in the first quarter of 2015.
Iraq's Oil Output Revival at Stake for Want of Water
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 A lack of water threatens Iraq's plans to raise its oil ouput.