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  • ReconAfrica begins Namibia exploration campaign

    Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) has begun site preparation at two drilling locations in the Kavango sedimentary basin in northeast Namibia and plans to drill its first well in this year’s fourth quarter.   The main objectives of the wells are to confirm organic rich shales…

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  • Oil and Gas CEOs Reaffirm Climate Action Focus

    On the 26th May, Chief executive officers of leading global oil and gas companies issued an open letter reiterating their commitment to addressing climate change and facilitating actions that lower the energy industry’s carbon intensity.   Under the auspices of a group called the Oil…

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  • SeaMade inter-array cables installed offshore Belgium

    DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Living Stone has completed the inter-array cable laying works at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.   The company was responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the 64 inter-array cables, with a total length…

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  • North Sea gas has lower carbon footprint than imported LNG

    The production of natural gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) creates less than half as much greenhouse gas as imported Liquefied Natural Gas, according to data published today by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).   In this analysis, gas extracted from the UKCS…

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  • Pointe LNG moves forward with export terminal project

    Pointe LNG LLC is moving ahead with plans for an LNG export terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.   The company has engaged Whitehall & Company as exclusive financial advisor in connection with raising investment capital and securing offtake for the development and construction of a…

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  • OGUK Launches Knowledge Sharing Network

    Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has launched a new online knowledge sharing network which it says aims to encourage companies to work collaboratively to share problems and source solutions to their efficiency challenges.   The Problem-Solving Network, which can be accessed via OGUK’s Efficiency Hub, allows users…

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  • Beach Energy preparing for drilling ops offshore New Zealand

    Oil and gas company Beach Energy has applied for a consent to discharge trace amounts of harmful substances from the deck drains of a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) as it is preparing for exploration drilling in the Canterbury Basin off New Zealand, which could…

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