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  • Chinese Firm to recover Gas at Halfaya

    The China Petroleum Engineering and Construction Corporation (CPECC) has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from the Halfaya oilfield.   Planned production is put at 300 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, according to a statement from Iraq’s Ministry of Oil….

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  • Hurricane Energy announces introduction of hydrocarbons to Aoka Mizu FPSO

    Hurricane Energy, the UK based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, has provided an operational update in relation to the Early Production System development of the Lancaster field (‘Lancaster EPS’).   On 11 May 2019 hydrocarbons were introduced…

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  • People in the News

    Former JLT marine CEO Longley to leave MMC; linked with newly launched McGill & Partners Gordon Longley – the former UK CEO of marine and cargo at JLT – is the latest executive to resign from their role at new parent MMC, understood to be…

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  • ADNOC Awards Offshore Contract

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded McDermott International, Inc a front end engineering design (FEED) contract for phase one of the Umm Shaif Gas Cap Condensate Development Project in Abu Dhabi.   McDermott stated that it will provide FEED services on a design-competition…

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  • Northern confirms long-term jack-up deals with Qatar Petroleum

    Offshore drilling contractor Northern Offshore has signed Letter of Awards for two long-term contracts for its new-build jack-up drilling units with Qatar Petroleum.   Northern Offshore said on the 9th May that the rigs to be hired by Qatar Petroleum are the premium, heavy-duty Energy…

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  • Indonesia opens 2019’s second licence round

    The government of Indonesia has opened the year’s second oil and gas licensing round, in which two of four blocks on offer were part of the earlier round, the Jakarta Post reports.   Oil production has occurred on one of the blocks, West Kampar on…

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  • Anadarko and Oxy sign takeover deal

    The US oil company Anadarko has agreed to be acquired by Occidental Petroleum after Chevron said on the 9th May that it would not raise a previously placed takeover bid.   Following Chevron’s announcement, Anadarko said it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with…

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