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Ghana FPSO Charter Goes to Yinson
Monday, February 24, 2020 This image illustrates FPSO and subsea infrastructure. IMAGE SOURCE: Aker Energy AS

OPEC+ Cut Extension Wins Support from Russian Execs
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Russia's key oil producers voiced support for the idea of extending OPEC+ output cuts into the second quarter.

Aker Energy Strikes Oil at Offshore Ghana Well
Tuesday, March 05, 2019 Aker Energy, operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, has struck oil in the Pecan South-1A well offshore Ghana.

Is the OPEC, Russia Honeymoon Over?
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 OPEC still needs an official arrangement, but for Russia the argument is weakening.

Eni and Lukoil Form Offshore Mexico JVs
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 Eni and Lukoil have signed a farm-out deal to transfer participating interests in three shallow-water exploration licenses offshore Mexico, Eni reported.

Lukoil Taps SNC-Lavalin for Iraq Contract
Thursday, September 06, 2018 West Qurna Phase 2 comprises three main phases: two for the Misrif formation and one for the Yamama formation.

Lukoil Reports 20% Rise In 2Q Profit On Stronger Oil, Weaker Rouble
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Lukoil reports a 20% rise in second-quarter net profit helped by stronger oil prices and a weaker rouble.

Romania Closes One Case Against Russia's Lukoil, Related Trial Still On
Friday, November 17, 2017 Romanian prosecutors have decided to close a criminal case against Russia's Petrotel Lukoil refinery.

Transneft: Oil Supplies to Lukoil's Norsi Refinery Suspended Due to Fire
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Crude oil deliveries to Lukoil's Norsi refinery in the Nizhny Novgorod region have been resumed after a fire at the facility, Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft.

Russia's Lukoil Eyes Decade Of Oil Output Growth
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Lukoil expects its output to rise over the next 8-10 years as it brings new fields onstream, vice president and co-owner Leonid Fedun says.

Lukoil Finds Oil at Iraq Well
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Lukoil reveals that it has hit oil at the Eridu 1 exploration well in southern Iraq's Block 10.

Lukoil: CEO, VP Sell $34 Million Worth Of Shares
Friday, December 30, 2016 Lukoil CEO and VP sell a total of $34.3 million worth of Lukoil's shares.

Sources: Russia's Lukoil Appoints New VP For Sales And Supplies
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Russia's second biggest oil producer Lukoil has appointed a new vice-president for sales and supplies.

Russia's Lukoil Says Ready To Take Part In Oil Output Cuts
Friday, December 09, 2016 Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil said on Friday it was ready to follow Russia's commitments to oil output cuts as part of a global pact.

Ahead Of Promised Cut, Russia's Oil Output Hits Record High
Friday, December 02, 2016 Russia plans to use its rercent oil production as its baseline when it cuts output under this week's deal with OPEC,Deputy Energy Minister Kirill Molodtsov says.

Russia's Lukoil Says Q3 Net Profit Down 12.5% Q-on-Q
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil says its 3Q net profit fell 12.5% quarter-on-quarter, while its free cash flow jumped 83.4 percent to 104.5 billion roubles ($1.6 billion).

Lukoil Flows Oil from V. Filanovsky Field in Caspian Sea
Thursday, November 24, 2016 Lukoil flows oil from a third well at the offshore Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea.

Kremlin Denies Media Report Putin Offered Lukoil A Stake In Rosneft
Thursday, November 17, 2016 President Vladimir Putin did not offer the head of Russia's second biggest oil producer Lukoil the opportunity to acquire a stake in Rosneft, a Kremlin spokesman said on Thursday.

Lukoil Raises $500M to Finance Gissar Project in Uzbekistan
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Lukoil raises $500 million to finance the development of the Gissar group's gas condensate fields in Uzbekistan.

Russia's Lukoil CEO Sees No Risk For Bashneft Sale From Ulyukayev's Case
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Vagit Alekperov, CEO of Lukoil, which was bidding for rival Bashneft, said he saw no risks for Bashneft privatization due to detention of Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev's case.

Russia's Lukoil Says Tax Changes Needed To Maintain Output
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 A new, profit-based tax regime for the Russian oil industry is critical to support the use of modern, high-cost technologies and maintain oil production, Leonid Fedun says.

Vedomosti: Putin Invites Lukoil To Bid For Rosneft Stake
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered Lukoil the chance to take part in the privatization of top oil producer Rosneft, Vedomosti reports, citing unnamed sources.

Putin Launches Commercial Production at Vladimir Filanovsky Field
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Commercial production at the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea has been launched by the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.

Lukoil Considering Eurobond Within Weeks
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Lukoil is considering launching its first international bond sale in more than 3 years in the coming weeks.

Russia's Lukoil CEO Says Not Ready To Reduce Oil Output
Friday, September 30, 2016 Lukoil is not ready to reduce its oil output but will join oil market stabilization measures if Russia joins them.

Iraq's New Oil Minister Sticks By Demand to Review Foreign Contracts
Monday, August 22, 2016 Iraq wants to review contracts with oil companies to cut the fees that the firms receive when crude prices are low, the OPEC nation's new oil minister says, standing by a demand made by his predecessor.

Chevron Deadline Nears For $40B Bet On Next Decade's Oil
Friday, July 01, 2016 Chevron Corp. may shortly give a green light to the most expensive oil project in the world this year as the industry digs out from the worst slump in a generation.

Lukoil Sees Pyakyakhinskoye Field Producing 1.5M Tons Of Oil In 2017
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Russia's oil major Lukoil will produce 1.5 million tons of oil at the Pyakyakhinskoye field in 2017.

Lukoil Spuds First Development Well at Filanovsky Field
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Lukoil spuds the first development well at the Filanovsky field, located offshore Russia.

Norway Opens Arctic Oil Exploration in Russian Border Area
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Norway awards licenses to 13 oil companies as it expands into an entirely new part of the Arctic Barents Sea to stimulate exploration at a time of low crude prices.

Russian Producer Lukoil's 2015 Profit Falls 26% On Oil Price Plunge
Monday, April 04, 2016 Lukoil's 2015 net income under International Financial Reporting Standards declined by 26% to $4.3 billion as spendings grew

Russia's Dilemma: Squeeze Oil Industry Without Strangling Growth
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 While the world focuses on Russia's oil-freeze talks with OPEC, there are discussions behind closed doors in the Kremlin that will have a much more significant impact on the nation's energy industry.

Lukoil Granted Right to Explore D33 Oil Field in Baltic Sea
Saturday, February 20, 2016 Lukoil is granted the right to use the D33 oil field in the Baltic Sea for the purpose of hydrocarbon exploration and production.

Russia's Lukoil Says Proved Oil Reserves Down to 12.6B Barrels
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Russia's number-two oil producer Lukoil says its proved oil reserves were 12.6 billion barrels at the end of 2015, down from 13.6 billion barrels at the end of 2014.

Lukoil Signs Cooperation Agreement with Krasnoyarsk Region
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Russian oil firm Lukoil signs a cooperation agreement with the Krasnoyarsk Region in eastern Siberia, where the firm was recently granted a license to develop the East Taymyr block.

TASS: Lukoil says Russia Needs to Work with OPEC
Monday, January 25, 2016 Russia needs to start working with OPEC to cut oil supplies to the world market in order to support prices, Lukoil Vice President Leonid Fedun says.

Russia's Lukoil CEO Says Oil Prices below $24 per Barrel Unlikely
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Global oil prices are unlikely to fall below $24 per barrel, Lukoil CEO says in a television interview.

Iraq Wants Foreign Oil Firms to Cut Development Spending, Oil Minister Says
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Iraq's oil minister says the country wants oil companies to cut spending as the nation seeks to narrow a budget gap caused by lower crude prices.

Interfax: Russia's Lukoil Leaving Projects in Ivory Coast
Friday, January 15, 2016 Russia's second-largest oil producer, Lukoil, is leaving its project in the Ivory Coast, according to news agency Interfax.

Russia's Lukoil Says Oil Output Exceeds 100M Tons in 2015, Up 3.5%
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Russia's second-largest producer, Lukoil, says its annual crude oil output has surpassed 100 million tons for the first time.

Lukoil Selling Lithuania, Latvia Assets on Anti-Russia Sentiment
Thursday, December 24, 2015 Lukoil PJSC has decided to sell its filling stations in Lithuania and Latvia after relations toward Russia worsened in the Baltic nations, according to billionaire Chief Executive Officer Vagit Alekperov.

ConocoPhillips Sells Stake in JV with Rosneft, Exits Russia
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 The exit from Russia comes about five years after ConocoPhillips sold its biggest sole asset there.

Russia's Lukoil says 3Q Net Profit Falls 62%, Below Forecast
Monday, November 30, 2015 Lukoil's 3Q net profit falls by around 62% year-on-year to $623 million, missing a $922 million analysts' forecast in a Reuters poll.

Lukoil Predicts its Russian Output Will be Unchanged Next Year
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Oil producer aims to maintain output in Russia at this year's level of 86-to-87 million tons before increasing it by up to two million tons in 2017.

Russia's Lukoil to Take Part in Tender for Gulf of Mexico
Friday, October 30, 2015 Lukoil plans to take part in a tender to explore for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico, says the company's chief executive Vagit Alekperov.

Lukoil Discovers Deepwater Gas Field in Romania
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 PJSC Lukoil and its joint venture partners have discovered a deepwater gas field within the Trident block (EX-30) offshore Romania.

North Energy Sells Barents License Stake to Pure E&P
Monday, October 12, 2015 Junior explorer North Energy sells its 10-percent interest in production license 706 to Pure E&P Norway.

Lukoil Cumulative Uzbekistan Gas Output Hits 1Tcf
Friday, September 18, 2015 Lukoil cumulatively produces 30 billion cubic meters (1.05 trillion cubic feet) of natural gas at its projects in Uzbekistan.

Western Sanctions Sting Russian Oil Firms
Monday, September 07, 2015 Western sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis have hurt domestic oil producers, says Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov.

Lukoil's 2Q Profit Falls
Friday, August 28, 2015 Lukoil's net income of $1.01 billion in the second quarter of 2015 marked a decrease of over 50% compared to the $2.40 billion figure recorded in 2Q 2014.