Earlier this month Murphy Oil joined a long list of explorers, which includes BP, Equinor, Chevron, Karoon Energy, Bight Petroleum, and their joint venture partners, that have now exited and passed over the opportunity to unlock the Great Australian Bight.
Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas has asked Shell to complete the divestment process for its Masela Block, which holds the giant Abadi gas field, by the end of this year, reported local media. Chevron is also being pushed to finalise the sale of its Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) to Italy’s Eni.
Chevron is receiving heavy flak and potential fines for failing to meet emissions reduction targets at its troubled carbon capture and storage (CCS) scheme that forms a crucial element of the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Australia. Its partners include Shell and ExxonMobil.
A United Nations (UN) human rights investigator has urged countries to impose economic sanctions on Myanmar’s oil and gas sector to cripple the military junta that seized power in a coup five months ago, reported Reuters.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) said it will need between one and two years to hit its contractual production target at the Erawan field offshore Thailand once it takes over from current operator Chevron.
The Chevron-led Gorgon LNG venture in Australia will proceed with a $4 billion investment for the Jansz-Io compression development that will keep customers in Asia supplied with gas for decades. Significantly, the subsea compression project, needed to move the gas from the deep seas to shore, will be the first of its kind outside of Norway.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is having difficulty accessing the Chevron-operated Erawan gas field to install production facilities as planned, ahead of a transition next year. PTTEP is now reportedly “losing hope” of gaining access before next April’s handover due to an unresolved legal battle with Chevron.
Suriname has named Chevron, TotalEnergies and Qatar Petroleum (QP) as submitting the best bids for blocks under the 2020-21 bid round.
ConocoPhillips is seeking to sell its share in the giant Corridor onshore gas block in Indonesia estimated to be worth more than $1.5 billion. However, given the scale of the project and uncertainties around its future, the US major could struggle to find a buyer.
A few weeks ago, three of the world’s largest listed energy corporations were given a kicking of a kind that is destined to change Big Oil forever.
Chevron announced today that Chevron Technology Ventures has participated in a capital raising round for Melbourne-based solar technology developer RayGen Resources.
Transocean has hailed a “monumental achievement” in striking a deal with shipyard owners to defer $460m payments on two new-build drillships.
French energy giant TotalEnergies has said it has done everything within its power for now to limit revenues going to the military junta in Myanmar while staying within a legal framework and maintaining crucial power supplies.
Supermajors could look to divest their carbon heavy assets in order to meet climate change targets, a Verisk Maplecroft analyst has said.
Total and Chevron will suspend cash distribution by a joint venture that counts a Myanmar state-owned company as a shareholder.
Philippine tycoon Dennis Uy's Udenna conglomerate struck a deal worth up to $460 million to buy a gas exploration and development company from Shell last week. The deal, which attracted a premium valuation and boosts Udenna’s share in the Malampaya gas field to 90%, is positive for both the Philippines and Shell.
Australia’s Woodside Petroleum said today that it has decided to exit its 50% non-operated interest in the proposed Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada. However, finding a buyer for the Chevron-operated development, will prove challenging.
There are increasing signals that the long-stalled multi-billion dollar Block B gas project offshore Vietnam could finally start making progress again this year.
Chevron’s recently-appointed president Chatit Huayhongtong has pledged to ensure a smooth transfer of its Erawan gas field, now facing a legal dispute, to Thai upstream company PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP), reported the Bangkok Post.
Activist group Justice For Myanmar, which documents military-linked financial matters in the country, has accused French major Total of making excessive profits at Myanmar’s expense.
Exxon Mobil snapped a record streak of losses as rising oil and natural gas prices bolstered one of the biggest dividends in the S&P 500 Index.
Chevron generated the most free cash flow since the pandemic emerged as economies clawing their way out of more than a year of lockdowns and paralysis burn more fuel.
Pertamina is set to take over the giant Rokan block from Chevron in Indonesia, but the Indonesian national oil company (NOC) appears to have no electricity supply to operate the site.
Chevron and Toyota’s North American division are exploring a strategic alliance to catalyze and lead the development of commercially viable, large-scale businesses in hydrogen, with the goal to advance a functional, thriving global hydrogen economy.
Chevron has awarded Worley a contract to modify services for one of its deepwater production facilities located in the Gulf of Mexico.