Novatek shares dropped the most in about 16 months after the arrest of Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mark Gyetvay on tax charges in the US.
A recent white paper sponsored by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) promotes the benefits of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Philippines. But it makes overly optimistic claims about the financial, economic and environmental benefits of LNG, reckons the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
When Anthony Stimler left Glencore Plc in August 2019, he had two big secrets: For a dozen years, he’d paid millions in bribes to African officials and intermediaries. And he was now helping a US Justice Department investigation into the company and numerous former colleagues.
Energy giant Shell is considering making vaccines mandatory for certain workers, including those working offshore, according to news reports.
An oil spill unleashed by Hurricane Ida is highlighting longstanding concerns about the more than 18,000 miles of decommissioned pipelines that still snake through the Gulf of Mexico, even though they no longer transport crude and natural gas.
ExxonMobil is tapping the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve to revive gasoline production in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida left much of the devastated state’s refining and oil production offline.
Four workers on the Noble Globetrotter II have been evacuated after the drillship was caught up in Hurricane Ida.
Oil and natural gas explorers in the US Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana refineries have shut production as Hurricane Ida crashed ashore.
Fuel shortages are taking their toll in Lebanon, including on the UK embassy, which is withdrawing some staff.
The US government has sanctioned an Omani businessman for his participation in oil smuggling for Iran, with the proceeds going to destabilise the region.
President Joe Biden has pledged to wean the US off of fossil fuels, and never has that call been more urgent than now, with United Nations-backed scientists warning of a point of no return.
Oil dropped suddenly after the US called on the OPEC+ alliance to revive production more quickly.
Iran’s oil comeback, already taking longer than many traders expected, will be further complicated by last week’s deadly drone attack on a tanker in the Gulf of Oman, which the US, UK and Israel all blamed on Tehran.
The world’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has sent prices for energy, metals and food soaring, helping big commodity exporters while hammering those nations that buy the bulk of their raw materials from others.
A former Glencore employee has reached a plea deal with the US Department of Justice (DoJ), accepting involvement in the payment of bribes in Nigeria.
BP’s latest review of energy use has been presented as positive developments in carbon reduction. However, the facts remain that fossil fuels continue to provide most of the world’s energy needs and that developing Asia is driving demand.
The G20 has signalled an increased interest in accepting carbon pricing to tackle climate change.
The Biden administration is preparing to release a blueprint for limiting sales of US drilling rights that falls short of the outright ban sought by some environmentalists, as the rising oil and gasoline price highlight the risks of curtailing domestic crude production.
The expected return of Iranian oil to the market as US sanctions are likely to be lifted over the next year will offer new opportunities for former buyers in Asia to reshuffle their oil import mixes. Significantly, the return of Iranian barrels will trigger a fierce battle among global suppliers for market share raising the risk of price drops, reported Fitch Solutions.
Engineering and consultancy firm Wood said tonight it had agreed to settle legacy bribery and corruption investigations in Brazil, the UK and US for £127.5 million.
Supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the expanding Asian market has become more expensive for US producers this year, a Rystad Energy report reveals. Even so, US exporters are unlikely to repeat last year’s cost-related shut-ins as global demand has rebounded to strong levels. Instead, US LNG exports climbed to a record monthly high of 6.5 million tonnes in May and may keep rising to new peaks, according to the energy consultancy.
President Joe Biden’s plans to curtail fossil fuels hit an early roadblock Tuesday, when a federal judge ruled against the administration’s temporary ban on selling new drilling rights on federal lands and waters.
Storegga Geotechnologies, the driving force behind Aberdeenshire’s Acorn project, is eyeing up carbon capture and storage (CCS) opportunities across the pond.
BP reached an agreement today to purchase 9GW of solar development projects in the US from independent US solar developer 7X Energy for $220 million.
“This time is different” may be the most dangerous words in business: billions of dollars have been lost betting that history won’t repeat itself. And yet now, in the oil world, it looks like this time really will be.