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India's GAIL Renegotiates LNG Deal With Gazprom
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd renegotiates the terms of a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) purchase deal with Russia's Gazprom.

India's Modi Launches $6.8Bln Refinery In Desert State Of Rajasthan
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the construction of a $6.8 billion refinery in the western state of Rajasthan.

Oil, Gas Majors to Boost Renewable Spend
Friday, January 12, 2018 Oil and gas majors will continue to strengthen investment into renewable energy and low carbon technology through 2018.

India's 2017 Oil Demand Growth Posts Lowest Gain Since 2013
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Indian oil consumption in 2017 grew at its slowest in 4 years, according to government statistics.

Oil Crosses $70 Threshold in London as Worldwide Glut Dwindles
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Oil briefly topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years.

Kreuz Subsea Wins 'Most Financially Significant' Contract in its History
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Kreuz Subsea, a global subsea services company, secures the 'most financially significant' contract its history.

India Wants GAIL To Focus On Building Gas Pipelines-Minister
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 India wants state-run utility GAIL (India) Ltd to focus on laying gas pipelines, following reports about government plans to spin off its marketing operations.

OPEC's Cheer Over 2018 Oil Rally Tinged By Shale Worries
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Oil's price rally this year to its highest since May 2015 may seem a source of glee for OPEC.

OPEC's Oil Cuts Claim a Victim as Supertanker Earnings Crash
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 OPEC's strategy to end a worldwide crude glut is causing havoc for a vital link in the oil industry's supply chain.

Investors Sense Opportunities In Big Oil - But Mind The Gap
Friday, January 05, 2018 Investors are gaining confidence - up to a point - that 2018 will be the year of oil stocks.

Global Exploration Sector May Soon Return to Profit
Thursday, January 04, 2018 There are early signs that the global exploration sector may soon return to profit.

Why I Returned to the Oilfield...
Thursday, January 04, 2018 Oil and gas workers detail their journeys exiting - and coming back - to the industry.

Rig Trends: Offshore Rig Fleet Poised for Comeback, but More Time is Needed
Thursday, January 04, 2018 Most of the 2018 indicators are positive, and should they shake out as predicted, the second-half of next year could finally be the start of a true recovery.

Oil, Gas Outlook: M&A, Asset Development Key to Future Growth
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Argo Consulting's Alan Free discusses where the silver lining may be for oil and gas in 2018.

Moody's Sees Oil Prices At $40-$60 Per Barrel This Year
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 Moody's Investors Service expects oil prices in the range of $40 to $60 per barrel in 2018.

2018 Outlook: Survey Reveals Industry's Outlook on Oil Prices, Jobs
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 Rigzone readers share their outlooks on some of the most pertinent issues affecting the oil and gas industry.

What to Watch for in the Downstream in 2018
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 Expert panel offers 2018 outlook for refining, petchems, LNG and more.

Top 5 Articles by Rigzone Staff in 2017
Friday, December 29, 2017 Rigzone reveals some of its most-read articles written by staff in 2017.

Top Rigzone-Staff Picks for 2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017 Rigzone's editors highlight articles they've particularly enjoyed writing in 2017.

The 2017 Downstream Countdown: 10 to 6
Thursday, December 28, 2017 Find out which countries were vying for the top LNG exporter spot in 2017.

Five Oil Signals to Watch as 2018 Pits OPEC Against Shale
Thursday, December 28, 2017 Oil traders are going to have their work cut out for them in 2018.

The 2017 Downstream Countdown: 15 to 11
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Here's a recap of the top downstream articles on Rigzone in 2017, starting with numbers 15 through 11.

What Has Made 2017 Memorable in the Downstream?
Friday, December 22, 2017 They're not stand-up comics, but these folks know a thing or two about downstream highlights.

Global Conventional Discoveries Hit Record Low
Friday, December 22, 2017 Global conventional discoveries hit a record low in 2017, coming in at less than seven billion barrels of oil equivalent.

GMG Launches New Oil & Gas Services Business Unit
Friday, December 22, 2017 Engineering services company Global Marine Group launches Global Offshore, a new business unit that will deliver trenching and power cable laying services to the oil and gas sector.

BLOG: Wrapping Up a Year of Oil Price Predictions
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Volatility is the name of the game for oil prices, and in this end-of-year wrap-up, Rigzone shows the ups and downs that were present in this year’s predictions.

Rigzone Survey Finds Downstream Hiring Hot Spots for 2017, 2018
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Survey participants also reveal where jobs should be most plentiful in the downstream next year.

The 2017 Downstream Countdown: The Final Five
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Presenting, Rigzone's top five downstream articles for the past year.

Indonesia's Pertamina To Take Over State Gas Utility PGN In 1Q 2018
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Indonesian state energy company Pertamina will take over government gas utility PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) in the first quarter of 2018.

Indian Oil Refiners Issue Tenders Aimed At Boosting Domestic Shipping
Monday, December 04, 2017 Two of India's state-owned oil refiners have issued tenders seeking to charter tankers for at least 5 years while giving preference to Indian companies, tender documents reviewed by Reuters showed.

Refinery Head: India MRPL Makes Its First US Oil Purchase
Friday, December 01, 2017 Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd has made its first purchase of US crude oil.

Indian Oil Corp Studies Renewed Venezuelan Crude Purchases
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Indian Oil Corp is considering buying Venezuelan crude for the first time in at least 6 years, in a move that could help the crisis-struck South American nation settle unpaid bills.

Venezuela's PDVSA To Tap Oil Customers To Pay $449MM To ONGC
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 PDVSA will use existing crude oil customers or new Indian state buyers as intermediaries to settle $449 million owed to India's ONGC Videsh.

Chevron Drops Decision to Leave Bangladesh
Monday, October 30, 2017 Chevron did not give a reason for reversing its decision.

Indian Oil Aims For LNG Import Capacity Of 13.5 Million Tonnes In 5 Years
Friday, October 27, 2017 Indian Oil Corp Ltd aims to have capacity to import about 13.5 million tonnes of LNG in five years.

India HMEL May Halt Naphtha Exports From 2021/22
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 HMEL may halt naphtha exports from the 2021-22 fiscal year when it starts its $3.1 billion cracker.

Gunvor, Gas Natural Fenosa Submit Lowest Bids In Pakistan LNG Tender
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Gunvor and Gas Natural Fenosa put in the lowest bids in a tender to supply Pakistan with LNG cargoes.

Kuwait's Al Arfaj Group Plans 600,000 Bpd Oil Refinery In India
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Kuwait's Al Arfaj Group plans to build a refinery and a LNG terminal in the Indian coastal state of Andhra Pradesh.

Saudi Aramco Plans 'Mega Investment' in World's Top Oil Guzzler
Monday, October 09, 2017 The oil industry is pinning its hopes on India and China, together home to four of every 10 people in the world.

Vietnam Court Sentences to Death PetroVietnam Ex-Chairman in Mass Trial
Friday, September 29, 2017 A court in Vietnam sentenced to death a former chairman of state-run PetroVietnam after finding him guilty in a mass trial of 51 officials and bankers accused of graft and mismanagement that led to losses of $69 million.

Reliance Outbids Rivals to Buy Its Own Coal-Bed Gas Until 2021
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Reliance outbid rivals to buy the entire volume of coal-bed methane produced from its own blocks, a move that may help it boost margins and replace more expensive imported fuel at its petrochemicals plants.

Sri Lanka in Talks with Two Chinese Firms for $3 Bln Refinery
Friday, September 22, 2017 Sri Lanka wants to build a new refinery in its southern Hambantota port.

Japan's Mitsui OSK Targets 26% Stake In Swan's Indian LNG Unit
Monday, September 18, 2017 Mitsui OSK Lines aims to buy at least a 26% stake in a floating storage regassification unit (FSRU) in India.

India Plans Larger Oil Auctions as Modi Pursues Import Cuts
Thursday, September 14, 2017 "We want to create a lot of E&P companies in India," said the head of the country's oil regulator.

Bangladesh Set To Sign 15-Year LNG Import Deal With Qatar
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Bangladesh will sign a 15-year deal with Qatar's RasGas Co to import LNG starting in 2018.

Russell: ExxonMobil's Deal To Cut India LNG Prices Is Actually Quite Good
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 ExxonMobil's deal to cut the price of LNG supplied under long-term contract to an Indian buyer has largely been viewed as a bad outcome for producers of the super-chilled fuel.

India To Acquire Seismic Data Of 48,000 Line kms To Boost Oil, Gas Output
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 India aims to acquire seismic data of 48,243 line kilometers in 5 years as the world's third biggest oil consumer seeks to boost its output by offering more areas for exploration, the government says.

ExxonMobil Slashes LNG Price To India In Bad Omen For Producers
Monday, September 11, 2017 India has won a price cut on a 20-year LNG deal with global giant ExxonMobil in a rare contract renegotiation.

BP, Reliance Close in on India Gas Field Near Missile Test Site
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Reliance Industries and its partner BP are reviving investment plans for a gas block close to a military missile launching facility in the Bay of Bengal.

India's Petronet To Form JV With Japan, Sri Lanka Firms For LNG Plant
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Petronet LNG, will soon form a joint venture with Japanese and Sri Lankan companies to build a LNG terminal near Colombo.

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