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Exillon Gets West Siberia Field Extension
Friday, December 06, 2013 Exillon Energy says it has been granted an extension to its EWS I field in West Siberia.
Rosneft, Statoil To Set Up Russian Shale Oil Venture
Friday, December 06, 2013 Rosneft and Statoil agreed to set up a joint venture to assess the viability of shale oil production in Russia's Samara region, the firms say.
Wood MacKenzie: Sustained Outperformance is a Challenge for Explorers
Friday, December 06, 2013 Wood MacKenzie's latest ranking of company exploration performance indicates that few firms managed to sustain exploration outperformance for a decade or more.
Providence Offered Celtic Sea Licensing Option
Thursday, December 05, 2013 Providence Resources is offered a new licensing option in the South Celtic Sea Basin, offshore Ireland.
Statoil Awards $1.6B of Contract Options
Thursday, December 05, 2013 Norway's Statoil exercises options worth $1.6 billion with suppliers.
Aker Sees Focus on Profitability Begin to Pay Off
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Aker Solutions says an increased focus on profitability is beginning to pay off after a challenging start to 2013.
PM: France to Allow Private Security on Shipping Fleet
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 France will allow private security forces to protect its shipping fleet against pirates, bringing it in line with other European countries.
Petroneft Restarts Drilling Operations
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Petroneft says it has restarted drilling activity at it operations in Russia.
GE: The Age of Gas is Upon Us
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Rigzone talks to Michael Farina, a fuels market specialist at GE, about how gas is set to take the lead over oil and coal within 15 years.
SBM Offshore Shuffles Senior Management
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 SBM Offshore announces it has reduced the top of its governance structure from three layers to two by removing the Board of Management.
Exillon Saw Steady Production Increase in November
Monday, December 02, 2013 November sees Russia-focused Exillon improve its production to an average 17,652 barrels per day.
Shell, Bosnia Region To Soon Start Talks On Oil Exploration
Monday, December 02, 2013 Bosnia's autonomous Muslim-Croat Federation expects to start talks in late February with a unit of oil major Shell on a concession for oil exploration, a minister says.
Chevron Resumes East Romanian Shale Gas Search
Monday, December 02, 2013 Chevron resumes its search for shale gas in eastern Romania, despite opposition from local residents.
Paper: Investor Wants SBM Offshore to Fund Fleet via Partnerships
Monday, December 02, 2013 Centaurus Capital wants marine services firm SBM Offshore to use a more tax-efficient structure to fund its oil storage and production vessels.
Rosneft, Foreign-Led Firms Boost Russian Oil Output to Post-Soviet Record
Monday, December 02, 2013 Rosneft boosts Russian oil output to post-Soviet record with the help of foreign-led companies.
SPE Aberdeen Announces Bursaries for 20 Students
Monday, December 02, 2013 Society of Petroleum Engineers Aberdeen Section to award bursaries amounting to $32,800 to up to 20 students during the 2013/2014 academic year.
UK Awards Record Number of Offshore Oil and Gas Licenses
Friday, November 29, 2013 Britain awards a record number of offshore oil and gas licenses in its latest round of tenders as the country scrambles to attract new exploration before existing infrastructure is decommissioned.
Maersk Training Appoints Stuart Cameron as UK Managing Director
Friday, November 29, 2013 Maersk Training, an independent A.P. Moller-Maersk company, appoints Stuart Cameron as UK Managing Director.
AGCC Survey Shows Nearly All O&G Contractors Plan to Recruit Next Year
Thursday, November 28, 2013 The 19th Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce Oil and Gas Survey reveals that a record number of contractors in the oil and gas sector are looking to recruit in the next 12 months and confidence is high for 2014.
Report: Japan and Indian Groups May Split 10% in Yamal LNG Plant
Thursday, November 28, 2013 Two groups of Japanese and Indian companies may take a combined stake of almost 10 percent in Russia's Yamal liquified natural gas (LNG) project, which would benefit from broader access to Asian markets from the sale, a newspaper reports.
3Legs Resources And ConocoPhillips To Extend Polish Shale Gas Tests
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 3Legs Resources and ConocoPhillips will continue their joint pursuit of Polish shale gas after encouraging Baltic Basin test results, reviving the country's hopes of reducing its reliance on Russian gas.
Report: British Engineer Amec Eyeing Foster Wheeler Takeover
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 British engineer Amec is eyeing a takeover of engineering company Foster Wheeler AG in a potential deal that could create an $8 billion energy services group, The Times reports, citing sources.
Report: France's Total Eyes Gazprom's Baltic LNG Project
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Total is looking for a stake in Gazprom's future Baltic liquefied natural gas plant after the partners decided to mothball their Shtokman LNG project, Vedomosti daily says.
Ukraine Signs Oil, Gas Deal With Eni And EDF, Sees $4B Investment
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Ukraine signs an offshore production-sharing agreement with Eni and EDF, and Kiev's energy minister estimates the project could draw up to $4 billion of investment.
Women Who Shine: Q&A with Sarah Roberts
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Drilling engineer Sarah Roberts discusses trends, goals and how oil and gas makes the world go round.
Lukoil Blames Higher Taxes, Costs As 3Q Net Profit Falls 12%
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Lukoil announces a 12% drop in third-quarter net profit compared to a year earlier, blaming higher taxes and expenses.
San Leon Says Poland Shale Well Results Encouraging
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Poland-focused shale explorer San Leon Energy says results from one of its test wells had been much better than expected, an important boost for the country's shale ambitions.
Boardroom Coup Shakes UK Shale Player Dart Energy
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Shareholders in UK shale developer Dart Energy backed a boardoom coup this week, voting out the chairman and his allies despite his warning that the move was an attempt to acquire the company on the cheap.
Spain's Repsol Has Initial Deal With Argentina On YPF
Monday, November 25, 2013 Repsol and Argentina reach a preliminary deal for the Spanish oil major to get paid for the 51 percent stake in YPF.
Six Powers Clinch Breakthrough Deal Curbing Iran's Nuclear Activity
Monday, November 25, 2013 Iran and six world powers clinch a deal curbing the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for initial sanctions relief, signalling the start of a game-changing rapprochement that would reduce the risk of a wider Middle East war.
Norway's 2014 Oil Investment Plan May Be Too Optimistic
Monday, November 25, 2013 Norway's 2014 oil and gas investment plans may need to be pared back because of capacity constraints, head of NPD Bente Nyland says.
Norway to Join Chinese Firm in Iceland Oil Exploration
Friday, November 22, 2013 Norway plans to team up with China's CNOOC to explore for oil offshore Iceland.
Aker Solutions Sells Subsidiary In $654M Deal
Friday, November 22, 2013 Aker Solutions will sell its well intervention business to Swedish private equity firm EQT, shifting its focus to deepwater operations.
UK Chancellor to Provide More on Shale Incentives in Autumn Statement
Friday, November 22, 2013 UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon says that more details of tax incentives for shale gas development will be revealed when the Autumn Statement is announced Dec. 5.
Foreign Interest in UK Shale Gas Steps Up
Thursday, November 21, 2013 A recent shale gas deal in northwest England looks to be the start of several farm-ins involving large, international firms seeking exposure to unconventional oil and gas in the UK.
Norway To Step Up Security At Gas Plants After Algeria Attack
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Norway is stepping up security at its onshore gas installations after the assault on an Algerian gas plant, gas system operator Gassco says.
Rosneft to Invest $3B in Three East Siberian Fields
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Russian oil producer Rosneft plans to invest around $2.8 billion by 2015 in developing three fields in eastern Siberia.
IEA and Emerging Countries to Collaborate More Closely
Thursday, November 21, 2013 The IEA and six emerging economies including China and India agree to pursue stronger cooperation, the IEA says in a bid to strengthen ties with non-members whose share in global oil demand has grown rapidly.
Poland's New Environment Minister Calls Shale Gas His Priority
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Poland's new environment minister Maciej Grabowski says that shale gas will be his priority.
Eni Agrees to Sell SeverEnergia Stake for $2.9B
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Italy's Eni agrees to sell its stake in Russian gas producer SeverEnergia to Novatek and GazpromNeft.
Total Says Norvarg Arctic Field Not Commercially Viable
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 France's Total says the Norvarg gas field in Norway's Arctic region is not commercially viable.
Report: Romanian Romgaz to Partner Lukoil on Black Sea Exploration
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Romgaz to partner Lukoil in drilling two exploration wells in the Black Sea in 2014.
Document: Gazprom Neft, Novatek May Buy More of SeverEnergia
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Gazprom Neft and Novatek consider increasing their stake in gas producer SeverEnergia.
Spokesman: Mexico's Slim Not Looking at Repsol Stake
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Pemex wants billionaire Carlos Slim to buy 10 percent of Repsol and join it in a new investor alliance in the Spanish oil major.
Rosneft Sees Oil Output Growing At 3-4% After 2017
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Rosnef sees its annual oil output growth at around 1 percent in 2014-2017, which will accelerate to 3-4 percent after 2017 thanks to new fields, analysts said after meeting the company's executives.
Wood Mackenzie: Russia Must Refocus In Order to Maintain Production
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 UK energy analyst Wood Mackenzie says Russia must refocus investment on conventional onshore projects to more difficult tight oil, LNG and Arctic projects.
Eni Fires up New Supercomputer
Monday, November 18, 2013 Italy's Eni switches on its new petaFlop-class supercomputer.
Norway Offshore Construction Workers Start Protest, Oil Output Unaffected
Monday, November 18, 2013 Construction workers in the offshore energy sector have cut their working hours since Saturday in a pay protest.
Russian Court Grants Bail to One of 30 Arrested for Greenpeace Protest
Monday, November 18, 2013 A Russian court grants bail to one of 30 Greenpeace activists being held after September's protest against offshore oil drilling in the Arctic.
Petrofac on Course for Modest Profit Growth in 2013
Monday, November 18, 2013 A good operational performance during the first 10 months of the year means oilfield services firm Petrofac is set for modest profit growth in 2013.
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