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  • Expanded gas pipeline system may be best option for Barents Sea gas

    Rystad Energy has reviewed the cost analysis of Norwegian pipeline system operator Gassco’s proposed options to export Norway’s Arctic gas resources.   The verdict is that expanding the country’s pipeline infrastructure network would be more viable than boosting capacity at the Hammerfest LNG complex in…

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  • Australia: Industry welcomes new SA oil and gas acreage – APPEA

    Australia’s oil and gas sector has welcomed the South Australian Government announcement of successful bids for five new petroleum exploration in the Otway and Cooper Basins – two basins with a long history of supplying the state’s energy needs.   Six companies, including APPEA members…

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  • Aruba renews initiative to restart San Nicolas refinery

    The Aruban government and its wholly owned Refineria di Aruba NV (RdA) have initiated the process to attract a new operator, as well as new investors, for former Valero Energy Corporation’s 235,000-b/d refinery and terminal in San Nicolas, Aruba, following official termination in early 2020…

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  • Merkel Decries US Sanctions Against Baltic Pipeline

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has decried new US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as “not compatible” with Germany’s interpretation of legal standards and called on the project to be completed.   “We will act in this context,” Ms Merkel said in Berlin on the…

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  • Companies team up to develop Singapore’s first carbon capture system

    Keppel Data Centres, Chevron, Pan-United, and Surbana Jurong, with the support of Singapore’s National Research Foundation, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop the first end-to-end decarbonisation process and carbon capture system in Singapore.   Keppel said on the 2nd July that…

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  • Eni discovery extends gas play offshore Egypt

    Eni has discovered gas at the Bashrush prospect in the North El Hammad licence offshore Egypt’s Nile Delta.   The new discovery is in 22 metres (72 feet) of water, 11 km (7 miles) from the coast and 12 km (7.5 miles) north-west of the…

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  • Uruguay’s ANCAP lets contract for La Teja refinery

    Uruguay’s state oil company Administración Nacional de Combustibles Alcohol y Pórtland (ANCAP) has let a contract to KBR Inc to provide technology for a new unit to be added as part of a strategic upgrading project at ANCAP’s 50,000-b/d Eduardo Acevedo Vázquez refining complex at…

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