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  • ARA Petroleum Tanzania operates Ruvuma PSA following farm-in

    ARA Petroleum Tanzania Ltd (APT) has completed farm-in of the Ruvuma petroleum sharing agreement (PSA) in Tanzania when Ndovu Resources Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aminex, transferred 50% interest in the PSA to APT.   Ruvuma PSA consists of two blocks, Mtwara and Lindi,…

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  • US expands Nord Stream 2 sanctions guidance

    The US Department of State has issued new guidance regarding sanctions against construction of the 55-billion cu m/year Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline running between Russia and Germany in the Baltic Sea.   Previous sanctions levied under the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of…

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  • People in the News

    Marsh JLT Specialty hires Aon’s Hale to lead London Market power and renewables Marsh JLT Specialty has brought in Rob Hale from Aon to lead its London Market power and renewable energy practice. He is due to start there early next year.   New GuideOne…

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  • Fluor Unit Wins Peru Pipeline Contract

    A consortium which includes the Stork subsidiary of Fluor Corporation has won an approximately five-year pipeline maintenance contract, Fluor reported on the 20th October.   Compañia Operadora de Gas, S A C (COGA) awarded the contract to the consortium of Consorcio Mantenimiento de Gasoductos del…

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  • Wintershall granted Dvalin start-up approval

    Wintershall DEA Norge expects start-up of Dvalin natural gas field in the Norwegian Sea in November-December.   Star-tup approval from authorities has been granted, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on the 21st October. The field, in PL435, is estimated to hold recoverable gas reserves of…

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  • Tullow Gets Green Light for US$575 million Total Deal

    Tullow Oil Plc announced on the 21st October that it has received government approvals for the US$575 million sale of its Uganda assets to Total.   The Government of Uganda and the Ugandan Revenue Authority have executed a binding Tax Agreement which reflects the pre-agreed…

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  • Ultrabeam and USS deliver autonomous pipeline survey

    UK-based companies Ultrabeam Hydrographic and Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) have recently teamed up to conduct two subsea gas pipeline inspection surveys in Northern Ireland.   The contract came from Mutual Energy with aim to gain experience on how unmanned autonomous platforms can increase the knowledge…

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