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  • Blue Energy signs gas supply deal with Origin Energy

    Blue Energy Ltd, Brisbane, has executed a non-binding heads of agreement with Origin Energy Ltd, Sydney, to supply up to 300 petajoules of gas over 1tenyears from Blue’s Bowen basin coal seam gas resources in Queensland.   The gas is to be delivered to the…

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  • Several US States Sue Biden Admin over Keystone XL Pipeline

    Texas and several other US states have sued the administration of President Joe Biden over his decision to revoke a key permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement late on the 17th March.   The lawsuit states…

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  • Chrysaor discovers hydrocarbons in southern North Sea

    Chrysaor discovered hydrocarbons from logs and cuttings on entering the reservoir in the Jerv 15/12-25 exploration well in production licence (PL) 973, south of Grevling and Storskrymten discoveries in the southern North Sea, partner OKEA ASA said in a release on the 17th March.  …

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  • Eni and Shell Acquitted in Lengthy Court Case

    Eni SpA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and several of their current and former executives have been acquitted of corruption charges related to a Nigerian oil deal by a court in Milan.   The verdict ends a three-year legal saga which loomed large over the tenure…

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  • Aker Solutions, Heerema to decom Equinor’s Heimdal and Veslefrikk fields

    Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has signed a ‘sizeable’ letter of intent with Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) for decommissioning work on Equinor’s Heimdal and Veslefrikk fields off Norway.   Aker Solutions said on the 18th March that the scope includes reception, dismantling and recycling…

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  • UK issues grants for three carbon projects

    Equinor has secured funding from UK authorities for three CO2 emissions projects in north-east England.   The collective aim of the company and its partners is to create the world’s first net zero industrial cluster by 2040.   Funds will be issued under the UK’s…

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  • Basra-Aqaba Pipeline may be extended into Egypt

    Iraqi and Egyptian officials have discussed the possibility of extending the Basra-Aqaba pipeline to Egypt.   The matter was discussed at a meeting on the 18th March between Iraq’s Oil Minister Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq.   A press release after the…

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