EnQuest has completed its acquisition of Suncor’s stake in the Golden Eagle field in the UK North Sea.
Asia gas prices may be high, but over the years they are poised to go even higher due to two key developments that threaten to change Japan’s role and influence in global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets, according to the latest analysis from Japan NRG.
China will build four new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for Qatar Petroleum, as part of a deal worth 2.8 billion Qatari Riyals ($760 million) that will help bolster the country’s fleet, as its North Field expansion progresses. Significantly, it is the first order placed with a Chinese shipyard for LNG vessels by Qatar Petroleum and underscores the strengthening strategic relationship between the two nations.
North Sea oil and gas industry stalwart Ray Riddoch has joined the boardroom team at Sentinel Subsea as chairman.
Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the supply of 3.5 million tonnes per year (t/y) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over a 15-year term starting January 2022. Significantly, the deal brings Qatari LNG supplies to China under long-term deals to 15.5 million t/y.
While most gas suppliers look set to benefit from a global spike in gas prices, PetroChina (HK:857) is one of the few exceptions, as regulated prices and rising gas import losses are set to squeeze China’s largest gas producer.
China’s national oil companies, CNPC, CNOOC, and Sinopec, are expected to spend over $120 billion on drilling and well services by 2025 to help meet rising domestic oil and gas demand. With 118,000 wells estimated to be drilled in China, analysts at Rystad Energy reckon there will be significant opportunities for innovative suppliers.
Several young energy professionals have undertaken a voyage across Scotland to spotlight the country’s net zero offerings.
Singapore yard Keppel Offshore &Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered a mega floating storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel dubbed Liza Unity to SBM Offshore that will process oil from the prolific Stabroaek Block offshore Guyana.
The government of the Philippines is eyeing a potentially large gas discovery as UK company Forum Energy prepares to drill in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. But geologists remain skeptical about the potential and any unilateral drilling will likely draw Beijing’s ire.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of 31 August there were two appraisal wells and one exploration well active in the UK. Completions to date in 2021 are one appraisal well at 22/26d-3 Glengorm South and two exploration wells at 22/6c-B4Z Bacchus South and 16/2a-6 Tiger Lily.
CNOOC has invited early engagement on the lucrative EPC contract for its Buzzard, Scott and Golden Eagle assets in the North Sea.
China's top offshore oil and gas producer, CNOOC, has launched the country's first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in South China Sea, which is expected to store more than 1.46 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, reported Reuters.
CNOOC, China’s third-largest oil company, will boost spending on renewable energy by up to 10% per year to 2025, as it eyes returns that are similar to the oil and gas business. By 2050, CNOOC is targeting at least 50% of earnings from new energy.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of June 28 there were two appraisal wells active in the UK. Completions to date in 2021 are one appraisal well at 22/26d-3 Glengorm South and two exploration wells at 22/6c-B4Z Bacchus South and 16/2a-6 Tiger Lily.
A Banchory man whose fingerprints are on several major North Sea projects has been hired by Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) to bolster the Granite City firm’s growth plans.
Despite China harassing Malaysia’s offshore gas developments last month, Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and state-backed China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) yesterday signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal estimated to be worth $7 billion over ten years.
CNOOC has hit a key milestone ahead of first production from phase 2 of the huge Buzzard oilfield in the North Sea.
Shell has failed to generate any significant interest in the sales process for its share of the giant Abadi LNG project one year after the Indonesian government announced the Anglo-Dutch supermajor’s intention to divest.
Qatar Petroleum is set to supply another 1 million tonnes per year (t/y) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China after signing a 10-year contract with Shell. The deal brings Qatari LNG supplies to China under long-term deals to 12 million t/y.
China’s CNOOC Ltd today said that the country’s “first offshore large-sized independent deep-water gas field” named Lingshui 17-2 has started production. The development, which CNOOC claims includes the world’s first 100,000 ton semi-submersible platform, underscores the advancement of China’s deep-water technical knowhow.
A drilling campaign has boosted production at CNOOC International’s Golden Eagle field in the UK North Sea.
ExxonMobil today said it made a discovery at Longtail-3 in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of June 1 there was one appraisal well active in the UK.
The Energy Institute (EI) Aberdeen Young Professionals Network (YPN), a networking group which develops the skills and energy sector knowledge of those in the early stages of their careers, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in May.