Under the tender, the winning bidder would invest around $200 million in the GTL plant and will also provide gas condensate supplies.
Russia imported millions of pounds of Halliburton equipment last year despite sanctions, according to a report by The Guardian.
Oil jumped as sanctions against Russia complicate purchases for what few buyers of the crude remained.
Thailand’s state-backed energy company PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has decided to delay the development of its integrated gas-to-power project, that would use resources from the M3 Block, to generate electricity in Myanmar, according to a report in the Bangkok Post.
The US said it will increase pressure on China to stop buying Iranian oil, as the White House seeks to enforce sanctions aimed at curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear activities.
The price cap on Russian crude oil exports is starving President Vladimir Putin’s budget of income, though it likely won’t force him to ratchet down spending for years thanks to a $45 billion buffer of yuan reserves.
Under the plan, Gulfsands and its peers could return to their blocks, with appropriate sanction and other approvals. Back with operational control, they could improve oilfield practice – reducing the impact on the environment – while also producing oil.
After months of planning and negotiations, the biggest tranche of sanctions on Russian oil to date take effect on Monday. How big their impact will be remains uncertain.
The financial impact of Western sanctions and the wide scale exodus of foreign partners from the Russian oil and gas sector are beginning to materialise, with upstream investments set to sink to $35 billion in 2022, according to Rystad Energy research.
Novatek noteholders have agreed to change the terms of a $1 billion Eurobond, letting the Russian company pay in rubles instead of US dollars.
International sanctions on Russian crude will reduce supply by 2 million barrels per day of crude, Windward AI CEO and co-founder Ami Daniel has predicted.
Progress toward an Iranian nuclear deal has thrown the spotlight onto a sizeable cache of crude held by Tehran that could be swiftly dispatched to buyers in the event an agreement gets hammered out.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation is set to issue a notice that it will join the new operating company for the Sakhalin-2 LNG export complex in the Russian Far East, reported Nikkei Asia.
Aker Energy has six weeks to submit a plan of development for its Pecan project, offshore Ghana, while facing challenges over Russian Lukoil's involvement.
The US has imposed sanctions on three high ranking Liberian officials, including the managing director of the National Ports Authority (NPA).
Russia stepped up the use of energy as a weapon by further cutting natural gas shipments via its biggest pipeline to Europe, prompting Germany to accuse the Kremlin of trying to drive up prices.
Fitch Ratings has increased its oil and gas price forecast, indicating increased pressure on the European market driven by strong demand.
The US has no immediate way to slash the price Americans are paying for gasoline, and is considering other proposals such as trying to set a lower price for sale of Russian crude, President Joe Biden said.
European Union leaders agreed to pursue a partial ban on Russian oil, paving the way for a sixth package of sanctions to punish Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, for the invasion of Ukraine.
China is seeking to replenish its strategic crude stockpiles with cheap Russian oil, a sign Beijing is strengthening its energy ties with Moscow just as Europe works toward banning imports due to the war in Ukraine.
Germany said Russia is using energy as a “weapon” after Moscow reduced natural gas supplies in retaliation for Europe’s penalties over the war in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said it would take time to phase out imports of Russian oil, hours after he joined other Group of Seven leaders to impose a ban on crude over the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine.
India is trying to get deeper discounts on Russian oil to compensate for the risk of dealing with the OPEC+ producer as other buyers turn away, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
The UK Government has blocked access for Russia to Britain’s professional services exports.
The European Union plans to ban Russian crude oil over the next six months and refined fuels by the end of the year as part of a sixth round of sanctions to increase pressure on Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.