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Libya Wants Foreign Oil Firms to Fund Infrastructure Repairs
Thursday, January 21, 2021Libya is seeking funding from foreign oil companies to fix its ailing infrastructure after years of war and neglect.

Woman to Lead New Middle East Oil Firm
Thursday, January 21, 2021Oman's government named Haifa Al Khaifi as head of a new company that controls the country's biggest oil block.

Maersk Drilling Firms Up $100MM Contracts with Total
Tuesday, January 19, 2021The Maersk Developer is already mobilizing for the 500-day combined campaign. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Mozambique Army Gains Control in Gas-Rich Province
Monday, January 18, 2021Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has put the military in charge of combating a growing Islamic State-linked insurgency in the natural gas-rich Cabo Delgado province.

Total Drops API Membership
Friday, January 15, 2021Total reported Friday that it has decided not to renew its membership in the American Petroleum Institute (API) for 2021.

Bitcoin Loses to LNG in Price Rally
Wednesday, January 13, 2021The North Asian LNG price benchmark has now risen 18-fold in less than nine months, outperforming other commodities -- even Bitcoin.

LNG Benchmark Tops $30
Tuesday, January 12, 2021A shortage of LNG tankers has also boosted charter rates to a record high.

Chevron Makes Promise to Investors
Monday, December 07, 2020Fresh from overtaking ExxonMobil as North America's biggest oil company, Chevron has a "simple promise" to investors.

Schlumberger Unit and ABB Finish Pioneering Test
Wednesday, December 02, 2020ABB and OneSubsea team members monitor progress on the VSD and compressor submerged string test. PHOTO SOURCE: ABB

Namibia Explorer Expands Offshore Position
Tuesday, December 01, 2020Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has negotiated the reissuance of all four of its offshore Namibia licenses in the southwest African country's Walvis Basin.

Odfjell Drilling Signs Equinor Contracts for At Least 27 Wells
Tuesday, November 24, 2020Odfjell Drilling has signed final rig contracts for a pair of previously announced Equinor drilling campaigns.

Total Awards Suriname Drilling Contract
Tuesday, November 24, 2020Maersk Drilling anticipates a firm total of $100 million from the two-rig contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Seadrill Wins GOM Contracts
Monday, November 23, 2020Seadrill Ltd has added approximately $52 million of backlog following the end of the third quarter of 2020.

The Great American LNG Comeback
Monday, November 16, 2020Recognize this pandemic down year as the anomaly that it is.

Tellurian Seeks New Deals for Gulf Coast LNG Project
Friday, November 13, 2020The report comes just hours after Petronet LNG signaled a plan to invest in Tellurian's Driftwood LNG project is dead.

Oxy Pivots to Net Zero Path
Wednesday, November 11, 2020Occidental Petroleum Corp. became the first major US oil producer to aim for net zero emissions from everything it extracts and sells.

Abu Dhabi to Open Futures Exchange for Murban Crude
Monday, November 09, 2020By selling its crude through futures, Abu Dhabi will let the market determine the price.

Pop Star Seeks Presidency of Emerging African Oil Producer
Tuesday, November 03, 2020Uganda, largely a farming nation and Africa's biggest coffee exporter, is on the cusp of becoming an oil producer.

Chevron Stuns Analysts with Earnings Surprise
Friday, October 30, 2020Chevron Corp. posted a surprise profit as the oil supermajor slashed capital spending to cope with the pandemic-driven collapse in crude demand.

BP Ekes Out Surprise Profit
Tuesday, October 27, 2020BP Plc used a surprise third-quarter profit to reassure investors that it was on the road to recovery, while also warning that it would be a long journey.

Five Themes to Watch Among Oil Majors
Monday, October 26, 2020Six months on from crude's era-defining price crash, Big Oil is suffering from whiplash.

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.

Total Awards Maersk Contract for Three Angola Wells
Thursday, October 22, 2020Total E&P Angola has awarded Maersk Drilling a three-well contract for the Maersk Voyager drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Siemens to Supply Gas Turbines for Africa LNG Project
Thursday, October 15, 2020Siemens Energy will supply six industrial gas turbines for low-emissions onsite power generation at the Total-led Mozambique LNG Project.

Mozambique Eyes Sovereign Wealth Fund from LNG Projects
Tuesday, October 13, 2020Mozambique published its proposed model for a sovereign wealth fund as it prepares to reap more than six times its current GDP from LNG projects.

Libya May Double Oil Output Next Week
Monday, October 12, 2020Libya took a major step toward reviving its battered oil industry by reopening its biggest field.

Analysis Shows Oil Price Assumption for Saudi Budget
Monday, October 05, 2020Saudi Arabia's Finance Ministry reportedly is budgeting for oil prices to be around $50 a barrel for the next three years.

Can Oil Refinery Close Without Layoffs?
Sunday, October 04, 2020Here is a look back at popular Rigzone articles linked to the downstream from the past week.

Israel and Lebanon Plan Maritime Border Talks
Thursday, October 01, 2020The dispute has hobbled exploration in the energy-rich waters of the eastern Mediterranean.

Shell Shares Hit Lowest Point Since 1995
Thursday, October 01, 2020Royal Dutch Shell Plc dropped to the lowest in 25 years a day after announcing a companywide overhaul

Total CEO Calls for Aid in Fighting Islamic State
Thursday, October 01, 2020Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne called on European nations to help Mozambique fight an insurgency, backed by Islamic State.

Total Makes Peak Oil Demand Prediction
Tuesday, September 29, 2020The French energy giant's analysis is more conservative than BP's.

Inconceivable Practice Takes Hold in 2020
Sunday, September 27, 2020Check out this recap of popular downstream-related articles on Rigzone from the past week.

Total to Stop Refining Crude at French Facility
Thursday, September 24, 2020The French energy giant will replace the facility with plants making renewable fuels and plastics.

Odfjell Drilling Wins Aker BP Contract
Wednesday, September 23, 2020Aker BP has awarded additional work for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible rig.

Violence Creeps Toward $20B Mozambique LNG Project
Friday, September 18, 2020Total SE CEO Patrick Pouyanné and Mozambican president Filipe Nyusi met to discuss an intensifying Islamic State-linked insurgency.

Apache and Total Evaluate Suriname Discovery
Tuesday, September 15, 2020Apache Corp. and Total S.A. have updated the technical evaluation of their Kwaskwasi-1 discovery well in Block 58 offshore Suriname.

Maersk Rig Drilling New Martin Linge Wells
Wednesday, September 09, 2020Equinor has identified well barrier deficiencies in four Martin Linge gas wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor

Aibel Wins Hammerfest LNG Contract
Thursday, September 03, 2020The Hammerfest LNG terminal, above, on Melkoya Island near Hammerfest, Norway liquefies gas from the Snohvit field in the Barents Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Aibel

About 30% of Gulf Coast Refining Capacity Going Offline
Tuesday, August 25, 2020Oil and chemical plants along the Texas and Louisiana coasts are racing to shutter plants before Hurricane Laura makes landfall.

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

Oil Companies Wonder If Looking for Oil Is Still Worth It
Monday, August 17, 2020As the coronavirus ravages economies and cripples demand, European oil majors have made some uncomfortable admissions in recent months.

Fighters Tied to Islamic State Take Mozambique LNG Town
Thursday, August 13, 2020Fighters linked to Islamic State reportedly have seized a Mozambican port town that's been a key logistics link for a $23 billion LNG project.

LNG Train Starts Up on Gulf Coast
Monday, August 10, 2020The above photo shows the Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, La. PHOTO SOURCE: McDermott International Ltd./Cision

Supermajor Era Ends for BP
Wednesday, August 05, 2020BP's CEO declared Tuesday the company would be a supermajor no more.

Exxon and Chevron Post Historic Losses
Friday, July 31, 2020Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. posted the worst losses in a generation.

Apache and Total Strike Oil Offshore Suriname
Thursday, July 30, 2020Apache Corp. and Total S.A. Wednesday afternoon reported a major oil discovery in Block 58 offshore Suriname.

Total Takes $8.1B Impairment
Wednesday, July 29, 2020The bulk of the impairment -- about $7 billion -- applies to Canadian oil sands.

Total to Divest Sole UK Refinery
Tuesday, July 28, 2020The Lindsey refinery, above, is located in Immingham, U.K. PHOTO SOURCE: Prax Group

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