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North Sea Operator Extends Semisub Vessel Contract
Monday, July 12, 2021The Buzzard field operator has exercised two of three available 30-day options for Safe Boreas. PHOTO SOURCE: Prosafe SE

ExxonMobil Claims More Stabroek Success in Guyana
Thursday, June 10, 2021ExxonMobil reported a new discovery at Longtail-3 in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.

Exxon Strikes More Oil Offshore Guyana
Wednesday, April 28, 2021ExxonMobil reported another oil discovery in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.

Total Cements Top Africa Position with Uganda Project
Monday, April 12, 2021The production work and export pipeline will draw more than $10 billion of investment.

PetroChina Claims World's Top Spot for Capex
Friday, March 26, 2021China's fear of dependence on foreign suppliers means its biggest oil company plans to be the world's top-spending driller this year.

Shell Unit Profit Up Nearly 100%
Sunday, March 21, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's most-viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

CNOOC Leads Rivals in Cutting Oil Sands Emissions
Thursday, February 11, 2021Cnooc Ltd. slashed the rate of CO2 released from its Long Lake oil sands site by a third in the eight years ended 2019, a recent study finds.

Pentagon Exposes CNOOC to Potential US Sanctions
Friday, December 04, 2020The Pentagon added four more Chinese companies to a list of firms it says are owned or controlled by China's military.

Will Exxon Sell Iraq Field Stake to Chinese Firms?
Friday, November 20, 2020Such a deal reportedly could fetch at least $500 million.

Philippines Okays Drilling in South China Sea
Wednesday, November 04, 2020The Philippines said oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea can proceed without China.

Pipelay Project Could Be Worth $250MM to TechnipFMC
Sunday, October 25, 2020Here's a review of articles from the past week that caught the attention of Rigzone's downstream audience.

Stena to Drill Offshore Canada Well for CNOOC
Tuesday, October 20, 2020CNOOC International Petroleum North America ULC has contracted a Stena Drillling drillship for a one-well campaign offshore Atlantic Canada.

Philippines Lifts South China Sea Moratorium
Friday, October 16, 2020The Philippines lifted its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea.

Workforce Shift Set to Boost Energy Demand
Thursday, October 15, 2020Commodity traders and others foresee a so-called double-heating effect.

Exxon Contract Worth at Least $500MM to TechnipFMC
Friday, October 02, 2020TechnipFMC has won a large subsea contract from a unit of ExxonMobil ranging in value from $500 million to $1 billion.

Exxon Hits More Oil Pay Offshore Guyana
Tuesday, September 08, 2020ExxonMobil and its co-venturers have made their 18th discovery offshore Guyana.

TechnipFMC Wins Brazil Subsea Contract
Friday, August 21, 2020Petrobras has awarded TechnipFMC an EPIC contract for the Libra Consortium’s Mero 2 project.

ADNOC Adds Chinese Firm to Offshore Concessions
Tuesday, July 28, 2020The above image shows the Umm Shaif concession. PHOTO SOURCE: ADNOC

CNOOC Starts Production at Qinhuangdao 33-1S
Friday, June 12, 2020The oilfield is in central and western Bohai with an average water depth of 21 meters.

CNOOC's Latest Penglai Phase Starts Production
Tuesday, May 26, 2020A new wellhead platform has been built, with 47 wells planned in total.

CNOOC's Productivity Hit Records in 2019
Thursday, March 26, 2020CNOOC saw multiple operating indicators reach record levels in 2019, according to its recent year-end results.

CNOOC Names New President, Executive Director
Monday, March 23, 2020Xu Keqiang has resigned from the role of President.

CNOOC Makes Large Bohai Bay Discovery
Tuesday, March 17, 2020The well was tested to produce around 1,178 barrels of oil per day.

Global Oil, Gas Discoveries Hit Four-Year High in 2019
Thursday, February 06, 20202019 was the best since 2015 for new hydrocarbon supplies.

Guyana Becomes Oil Producer
Monday, December 23, 2019Exxon Mobil Corp. and partners Hess Corp. and CNOOC Limited reported that the Liza field in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana has achieved first oil.

Offshore Canada Drilling Clears Hurdle
Wednesday, December 18, 2019CNOOC International's proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador can proceed.

Brazil Aiming to Double its Oil Production
Friday, November 29, 2019Future expansion depends on access to capital, high-end tech from foreign investors and big oil companies with deepwater and pre-salt expertise.

Brazil's Largest Ever Oil Auction Flops
Wednesday, November 06, 2019State-controlled Petrobras did most of the bidding while other major oil companies stayed away.

The Top 10 Ideal NOC Employers
Thursday, August 29, 2019Presenting the highest-scoring NOCs in Rigzone's 2019 Ideal Employer Survey!

Big Oil Feels Gas Pain as Asia LNG Nears 10-Year Low
Wednesday, July 31, 2019Natural gas in Asia is heading toward the lowest price in a decade, possibly extending pain for global oil majors suffering from the fuel's weakness.

Deepwater GOM Pipeline System Starts Up
Thursday, July 25, 2019Williams has acquired and placed into service the Norphlet deepwater gas gathering system.

Argentinean LNG May Enjoy Geographic Advantage
Monday, June 17, 2019Argentina's southern hemisphere location could lure Asian LNG buyers.

CNOOC Leading the Way for China's NOCs
Friday, January 25, 2019CNOOC has laid out a bullish plan, but keep it in the proper context, says analyst.

China's Surging Gasoline Exports Hurting Regional Refiners
Tuesday, January 15, 2019Fitch Solutions Macro Research identifies factors driving growth in China's gasoline exports.

Shell and CNOOC Eye Closer Petchems Collaboration
Wednesday, October 24, 2018CNOOC Chairman Yang Hua and Shell CEO Ben van Beurden shake hands at the signing event as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte look on. SOURCE: Shell

Uganda Expects to Miss Target for First Oil
Monday, September 24, 2018Uganda said it expects to miss its 2020 target for the East African nation's first crude production.

Uganda's National Oil Firm, China's CNOOC Sign Exploration Deal
Thursday, September 06, 2018Uganda's national oil firm and CNOOC sign an agreement to jointly conduct exploration in a new block.

Hammerhead-1 Strikes Offshore Guyana
Thursday, August 30, 2018The hits keep on coming offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil, Hess and CNOOC's Nexen unit have made their ninth discovery.

CNOOC Posts Best Half-Year Profit Since 2015, Domestic Oil Output Drops
Thursday, August 23, 2018CNOOC says its profits climbed 57% year-on-year in the first half of 2018, boosted by higher crude prices and robust gas sales.

Media: China CNOOC Plans $2.2B LNG Terminal In East China
Friday, June 29, 2018CNOOC plans to build a receiving terminal of LNG in the eastern province of Jiangsu.

Total To Start Uganda Oil Production In 2021 At The Earliest
Tuesday, June 19, 2018Total says it expects to start producing oil in Uganda in 2021 at the earliest.

China's CNOOC Sees Ugandan Oil Production Starting In 2021
Wednesday, June 13, 2018Oil production in Uganda is likely to start in 2021 at the earliest, China's CNOOC said, giving a later date than the government's 2020 target.

Philippines' Phoenix Petroleum, China's CNOOC Partner For LNG Terminal
Tuesday, June 05, 2018Phoenix Petroleum says it had agreed to partner with a subsidiary of CNOOC to explore building a receiving terminal for LNG in the country.

China's Cnooc Sees Likely Start of Uganda Oil Field in 2021
Thursday, May 24, 2018Cnooc says production at Kingfisher field will probably start in 2021.

Indonesia Compensates Pertamina with Oil Block Handover
Friday, April 20, 2018Pertamina has signed deals to take over rights to eight expiring oil field blocks previously held by firms including Chevron, CNOOC and Inpex, Indonesian energy ministry officials said.

CNOOC Sells LNG In Debut Shanghai Auction As China Aims To Boost Supplies
Wednesday, April 18, 2018CNOOC sells LNG cargoes on a domestic exchange for the first time.

Oil's Heavy Hitters Line Up to Dive Into Mexico's Deep Waters
Friday, January 26, 2018The sale will be Mexico's biggest, in terms of fields and expected investment, since Pemex's monopoly ended in 2013.

Iceland's Oil Dream in Peril as China, Norway Give Up Last Block
Tuesday, January 23, 2018Iceland's hope of finding oil offshore its coast is fading.

ExxonMobil Reports More Offshore Guyana Success
Friday, January 05, 2018Ranger-1 is sixth in string of world-class discoveries offshore South American country.

CNOOC 3Q Revenue Rises; Only Halfway To 2017 Spending Goal
Wednesday, October 25, 2017Third-quarter revenue rose at CNOOC because of higher oil and natural gas prices but the company's capital spending has lagged its goal.