Mark Lammey

Energy Voice editor

Milestone for Neptune in Algeria


Neptune Energy today announced a major milestone for the Touat gas facility in Algeria, with operatorship having been formally passed to Groupement Touat Gaz (GTG).


Building Back Better: Climate crisis, oil price crash and Covid-19


Stakeholder pressure, falling unit costs, a heightened sense of moral and social responsibility (perhaps) - if you had asked observers six months ago to list the factors they deemed responsible for driving the energy transition, these are, inter alia, the responses you may have received. Whilst the varying importance of the converging forces behind the recent surge in net-zero commitments has and will continue to be debated, one thing is for sure - a global health crisis would not have been top of the list.


Is the decommissioning era finally approaching the reverse oil cycle? 


Against the backdrop of current circumstances in the oil market, it is increasingly hard to predict what the future holds for the decommissioning industry. The oil price will have a significant effect on depleted and marginal fields and may push already conservative profit-making operations into the red. This, combined with COVID-19, has created more of an impasse for the market than arguably seen before.


Digital debut for OGUK’s share fair


One of the offshore oil and gas industry’s most significant business development events is going digital in July when OGUK launches the first of its series of Share Fair Spotlight webinars featuring the forward work plans of Spirit Energy next week.


ExxonMobil eyes foothold in Vietnam LNG market


ExxonMobil is exploring opportunities to invest in LNG-to-power projects in Vietnam as the country faces chronic electricity shortages and Hanoi welcomes US companies to fix a trade imbalance.