ShaMaran Petroleum has struck a deal to buy an 18% stake in the Sarsang licence, in Kurdistan, from TotalEnergies.
Oilfield service firm Hunting said today it had clinched its first sizeable order for a pioneering technology that uses microbes to increase hydrocarbon production.
Energean has signed up a rig from Stena Drilling to work on up to five wells offshore Israel.
Saipem has won a $510 million contract from Adnoc for work to expand the existing Shah gas plant.
Adnoc has awarded a $744 million contract to the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) for the full field development of the Belbazem offshore block.
Adnoc has set out a further investment of $165 million to improve drilling performance, through the issue of four packages.
Energean has pushed back the expected start of operations at its Karish project, offshore Israel, owing to delays in Singapore, while also approving more Karish North work.
Kurdistan has told producers that it is cutting payments for oil production, in light of continued pressure from COVID-19.
Delek Drilling has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Petroleum on the sale of a gas field offshore Israel.
Saudi Aramco has signed a long-form contract with Welltec for completion products and services.
Penspen has won a four-year contract to procure and construct flowlines and wellheads for 51 wells for ADNOC Onshore.
Turkey’s TPAO has begun drilling the Amasra-1 well, on the North Sakarya field.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed service contracts worth $4 billion, the company said.
Saudi Arabia’s purchase of ADES International reduces the risk that the company’s contracts be cancelled or renegotiated, Fitch Ratings has said.
Gulf Keystone Petroleum has restarted its 55,000 barrel per day investment programme, with MOL, in Kurdistan.
Innovative Energy has made an all-cash $12.5 per share offer to take ADES International into Saudi Arabian hands.
Egypt and Israel are working on plans to expand the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) into energy security, electricity infrastructure and emissions controls.
Adnoc has signed up two more potential Murban Futures customers and lifted destination restrictions, in addition to providing more market information.
Petrofac has completed the integration of Kuwait Oil Co.’s (KOC) new Crude Oil Control Centre.
Occidental Petroleum has made another discovery in Abu Dhabi’s Block 3, the company revealed during a quarterly results conference call.
Israeli and Egyptian ministers have met to talk about a proposed pipeline from the Leviathan field to LNG plants.
DNO has bought out ExxonMobil’s 32% stake in the Baeshiqa licence, increasing the Norwegian company’s stake to 64%.
PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) and Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (Kufpec) have made a major gas find while drilling offshore Malaysia.
Japan’s Cosmo Energy Holdings has won exploration rights for Abu Dhabi’s Offshore Block 4, under the state’s second bid round.
Kuwait Oil Co. (KOC) has awarded a contract to Halliburton to extend digital support to the North Kuwait asset.