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April 22, 2024
SapuraOMV’s operated production in 2023 was about 500 MMcfd of natural gas, feeding the Bintulu liquefaction plant operated by Petronas Nasional Bhd., as well as 7,000 bpd of condensates, TotalEnergies said in the statement. It also holds interests in exploration licenses in Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.
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April 19, 2024
The Energy Workforce & Technology Council released a statement strongly condemning the administration’s move to block oil and gas drilling across over 13 million acres of the National Petroleum Reserve, a vital component of the U.S.’ energy security.
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April 19, 2024
The two companies are already partners in exploration blocks in the Exploration & Production segment, including Alto de Cabo Frio Central, Campos basin, and Barreirinhas basin, all operated by Petrobras.
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April 19, 2024
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected Jonathan Landes, President, Subsea of TechnipFMC, as the NOIA Chair for the 2024-2025 term. Joe Leimkuhler, Chief Operating Officer of Beacon Offshore Energy, was elected as the 2024-2025 Vice Chair. Jon and Joe were confirmed in their positions during the NOIA Board of Directors meeting Friday morning.
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April 19, 2024
Tesla is down 41% in a punishing start to the year, marked by renewed growth worries, widespread job cuts and its first year-over-year sales drop since the early days of the pandemic. Meanwhile, Exxon has finally arrested a decade-long production decline with fast-growing oil developments in Guyana and the Permian basin, maximizing the benefit of crude’s 16% gain this year.
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April 19, 2024
Under the plan advanced by the Interior Department on Friday, future oil leasing and development is limited across 13 million acres of the 23-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve Alaska designated as “special areas.” And leasing is completely blocked across 10.6 million acres of the reserve.
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April 18, 2024
bp Plc restructured its top management as the departure of some executives allowed new Chief Executive Officer Murray Auchincloss to put his mark on the oil and gas giant.
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April 18, 2024
Venezuelan firm A&B Investments will partner with Petróleos de Venezuela to run heavy oil fields in the Orinoco Belt and an associated processing facility, according to people familiar with the negotiations who asked not to be named because discussions are ongoing.
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April 17, 2024
The idea of placing sanctions on importers of Iranian oil has been swiftly gaining momentum in Congress following the nation’s direct attack on Israel, and House and Senate leaders have been in discussions about how to move forward with legislation to do so.
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April 17, 2024
The U.S. plans to allow a Treasury Department license permitting oil and gas production to expire without renewal on Thursday, according to people familiar with the plan, who asked not to be identified without permission to speak publicly, if Venezuela fails to act.
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April 16, 2024
The final Risk Management and Financial Assurance for OCS Lease and Grant Obligations rule amends existing regulations by substantially increasing the level of financial assurances that operators must provide in advance.
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April 16, 2024
Oil traders piled into more than 3 MMbbl worth of options contracts in a bet that prices would spike to $250 a bbl by June as geopolitical risks remain elevated.
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April 10, 2024
As the world turns its collective focus towards energy security and environmental responsibility, international partnerships become essential for progress.
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April 16, 2024
The announcement is the latest salvo in a proxy fight that began when Kimmeridge proposed the merger to SilverBow through a deal it said would value the combined company at $3.6 billion.
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April 15, 2024
Geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, where more than a third of the world’s oil is produced, coupled with production cuts from OPEC+ and its allies and Mexico’s decision to slash oil exports are weighing on the market.
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April 15, 2024
Seatrium and Shell have worked together on various projects over the years, including the recently announced Sparta floating production unit (FPU), which is conceived as a replicable project to leverage Seatrium’s topsides single lift integration methodology, following the fabrication of Vito and Whale FPU newbuilds in 2021 and 2023, respectively.
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April 15, 2024
Equinor will sell 100% interest in and operatorship of its onshore asset in the Appalachian basin, located in southeastern Ohio, in exchange for 40% of EQT’s non-operated working interest in the Northern Marcellus shale formation in Pennsylvania.
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April 14, 2024
Western Energy Alliance responded to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final fluid mineral leasing rule that will increase bonding amounts far beyond what the market will bear.
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April 14, 2024
Trading resumed at 6pm New York time on Sunday. The risk of a direct Iranian attack on Israel was already at least partly priced in — benchmark Brent crude, up 17% so far this year, passed $90 a bbl after the strike on Iran’s embassy.
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April 14, 2024
In its first forecast for 2025, the Paris-based IEA predicted demand growth of 1.1 MMbpd in 2025. It also trimmed its estimate for this year’s expansion in consumption by 130,000 bpd to 1.2 MMbpd. The agency’s growth estimate is below the 1.9 MMbpd predicted by world’s largest independent oil trader, Vitol Group, and about 1 MMbpd less than the increase foreseen by OPEC.
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April 12, 2024
The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) issued a statement in response to the Bureau of Land Management's final Fluid Mineral Leases and Leasing Process rule released Friday that revises oil and gas leasing regulations including increases to bonding requirements, royalty rates, and minimum bids.
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