Shell, OQ and TotalEnergies have signed a new contract with Oman on Block 11.
Trillion Energy International’s Uranus rig has arrived on site for drilling offshore Turkey, with the aim of bringing on new gas production by the end of October.
TotalEnergies has completed the sale of an 18% stake in the Sarsang field to ShaMaran, completing its exit from the Iraqi region of Kurdistan.
Adnoc and Eni have held high-level talks on accelerating development at the Ghasha sour gas project, in a bid to increase global supply.
Saudi Arabia’s TAQA has struck a deal to buy Al Mansoori Petroleum Services (AMPS) for an undisclosed amount.
Gulf Keystone Petroleum has benefited from increased payments from Kurdistan this year and adding the drilling of another well to its plans.
Adnoc has dished out five framework agreements for directional drilling and logging while drilling (LWD), worth $1.83 billion.
Chevron and partners are keen to increase gas exports to Israel’s neighbours and have made a bid to secure all capacity in a proposed pipeline to Egypt.
Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah has issued a new threat to Israel’s activities offshore, including around Energean’s Karish development.
Saudi Aramco has awarded Worley a contract covering project management services for the development of unconventional gas.
TotalEnergies has won a 25% stake in the North Field East (NFE) LNG project, from QatarEnergy (QE).
Genel Energy CEO Bill Higgs is stepping down with immediate effect after a vote went against him at the recent AGM.
Israel has begun preparations for a fourth offshore bid round (OBR 4), even while still waiting for the closing results of its third round.
Saipem’s Castoro 10 has crossed through the Dardanelles to begin work laying pipelines for Turkey’s Sakarya field, aiming for first gas in the first quarter of 2023.
Energean’s FPSO has arrived offshore Israel, aiming to begin producing from the Karish field in the third quarter.
McDermott International has won one of its largest ever front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies for an oilfield offshore Qatar.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Petroleum has reached 500,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, for the first time in its history.
JGC has won work from Saudi Aramco for the Zuluf central processing facilities.
Eni and TotalEnergies have begun drilling the Cronos-1 well offshore Cyprus.
Singapore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) will send another two jack-up rigs to the Middle East in a deal worth up to S$120 million (US$87.2 million) as the oil and gas market improves.
Adnoc has made a new 500 million barrel discovery at Bu Hasa, offering an expansion of Murban crude production.
Shareholders at Genel Energy have rejected the election of three directors at today’s AGM.
Genel Energy has completed the Sarta-5 appraisal well but reservoirs appear tight and it failed to flow.
Singaporean yard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) will send two of its jack-up rigs to Saudi Arabia in a five-year deal worth S$135 million ($97 million) as the market for rigs continues to tighten.
Energean has made a commercial gas discovery offshore Israel at its Athena well, within tie-back range of its Karish-Tanin development.