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Saudi Prince Wants to Be Known As Oil Price 'Volatility Buster'
Thursday, July 22, 2021Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the most important single person in the oil market today.

Analysis Shows Oil and Gas Execs Using More Environmental Buzzwords
Tuesday, July 20, 2021The world's biggest oil and gas companies are more likely to talk to Wall Street about emissions than how their businesses might grow.

Oil and Gas Reform Bill Clears Nigeria Parliament
Friday, July 16, 2021First submitted to parliament in 2008 and conceived at the start of the millennium, the reforms are intended to remove legal and regulatory uncertainty.

NOCs to Fill Void as Majors Retreat from Oil and Gas
Wednesday, June 09, 2021National oil companies are largely shielded from shareholder pressures.

Offshore Brazil Operator Adds Two Wells to Contract
Friday, June 04, 2021Maersk Developer has secured a firm 120-contract extension. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Is Selling Assets Useless for Cutting GHG Emissions?
Friday, June 04, 2021Rigzone looks back at oil and gas market hits and misses for the week ending June 4, 2021.

Valaris Wins West Africa Drilling Contract
Wednesday, June 02, 2021The award secures the DS-12 drillship.

Shell Court Decision Emboldens Climate Lawyers
Thursday, May 27, 2021Analyst says the case probably will not affect USA courts, though.

Offshore Nigeria Deal May Lead to $10B+ Investment
Wednesday, May 26, 2021NNPC concluded agreements with Shell, ExxonMobil, Total, and Eni to create a new production sharing contract.

Shell Court Ruling Could Have Ripple Effect for Industry
Wednesday, May 26, 2021A Dutch court's ruling could have far-reaching consequences.

Total Extends Suriname Drilling Contract
Thursday, May 13, 2021Total has added an appraisal well to the Maersk Developer's work scope. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Chevron Awards GOM Services Contract
Friday, May 07, 2021Worley will establish a subsea tieback development scheme for the Ballymore field.

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.

South Texas LNG Facility Would Support Sequestration
Sunday, April 04, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's most-viewed downstream-related articles from the past week.

Some Freeze Issues Linger for Texas Refineries
Friday, April 02, 2021Texas’s refining complex is mostly back from February's crippling cold blast.

Mercenaries Set to Exit Mozambique
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Islamic State-linked insurgents remain in the town closest to the Total-led $20 billion natural gas project.

Abu Dhabi Seeks New Oil Benchmark
Monday, March 29, 2021Abu Dhabi started trading futures contracts for Murban crude, its biggest oil grade, in a bid to create a benchmark for the energy market.

Total Suspends Mozambique Work Plans Amid Violence
Monday, March 29, 2021Dozens of people were said to have been killed in a raid by suspected Islamist militants in Mozambique.

Mozambique LNG Contract Goes to ABB
Monday, March 22, 2021ABB will deliver an end-to-end electrification package for the Total-led project.

Are Foreign Oil Firms About to Return to Venezuela?
Friday, March 19, 2021Maduro claims "Venezuela's doors are open for oil investment."

Libya Gets Back on the Oil Map
Monday, March 15, 2021On Monday, Libya's first unified government in seven years was sworn in.

Total Awards North Sea Services Contract
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Total's Alwyn platform in the UK North Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Total E&P UK Limited

Frigid Conditions Shut Texas Refineries
Monday, February 15, 2021The largest oil refineries in North America are shutting down because of Arctic conditions that have disrupted power, water and fuel supplies across Texas.

Shell Reports Stable Ops at Deer Park
Monday, February 15, 2021As frigid temperatures and frozen precipitation continue to bring Southeast Texas to a standstill, area refineries are adjusting operations accordingly.

Shell Faces Setback with UK High Court Nigeria Ruling
Friday, February 12, 2021Thousands of Nigerians can sue Shell in London over environmental damage in the West African nation, the UK's top court said.

Majors Get Credit Ratings Downgrades
Friday, February 12, 2021Have a look back at oil and gas market hits and misses for the week ending Feb. 12, 2021.

BP and Total Pay Hefty Premium for Offshore Wind Rights
Monday, February 08, 2021The winning companies in a UK seabed rights auction will pay about $1.2 billion per year in total for up to a decade to develop the wind farms.

Are the Majors Spending Too Much?
Thursday, February 04, 2021Big Oil earnings show an industry still living beyond its means, Bloomberg asserts.

Nigeria Independent Seeks to Triple Output from Former Shell Block
Tuesday, February 02, 2021Heirs Oil & Gas plans to restore an oil block acquired from Royal Dutch Shell Plc to its former output levels.

Will Q4 Earnings Show Worst Is Over for Majors?
Wednesday, January 27, 2021The Western world's largest oil explorers are sailing into earnings season on the tailwind of strong commodity prices.

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.