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  • Neptune to develop Seagull field off UK

    Neptune Energy and partners plan to start production from high-pressure, high-temperature Seagull oil field in the Central UK North Sea by the end of 2021.   Neptune, the operator, said they have made the final investment decision and applied to the Oil and Gas Authority…

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  • Block Energy’s West Rustavi well 16a test rate exceeds forecast

    Block Energy, the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, has announced that production testing at well 16a at its West Rustavi field delivered a test flow rate of an average 1,100 bbl/d versus the previously announced target production rate of 325…

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  • African FLNG Might Disrupt Global Gas Trade

    Off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Mozambique, four floating liquid natural gas  liquefaction plants will be in operation by 2022, in readiness to process new supplies of African natural gas.   Compared with onshore liquefaction facilities, FLNG liquefaction plants are…

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  • Iraq to Export One million bpd Oil through Jordan

    On the 28th March Iraq announced the completion of the “technical preparations” to extend a pipeline to export one million barrels of oil per day through Jordan, Petra has reported.   “The export capacity of the Basra-Aqaba pipeline, which runs through Jordan, is expected to…

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  • Damen launches second service operations vessel

    Damen has launched Bibby Marine Services’ second service operations vessel (SOV) 9020 at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.   During the same event, the vessel was officially named Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. Upon delivery later this year, the SOV will begin maintenance work on two EnBW…

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  • Oregon governor signs permanent offshore drilling ban into law

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has signed a bill prohibiting offshore drilling in Oregon waters.   In a statement on the 27th March, the governor’s office said the governor signed the Senate Bill 256 into law, “creating a new line of defence against offshore oil and…

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  • Shell taps Subsea 7 for Arran field work worth over US$100 million

    Shell has hired offshore installation and construction company Subsea 7 for work on the Arran gas condensate field development in the UK North Sea.   Subsea 7 will be responsible for the project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of 60 kilometres of mechanically lined…

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  • Gazprom Providing Uninterrupted Gas Supplies To Kyrgyz Consumers

    A Gazprom delegation headed by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee, paid a working visit to Kyrgyzstan on the 27th March.   During the visit to Bishkek, Alexey Miller had a working meeting with Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic.  …

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  • Premier Oil wraps up Pakistan business sale

    Premier Oil has completed the sale of its assets in Pakistan almost two years after first announcing an agreement to sell.   “Premier is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Premier Oil Pakistan Holdings BV, which comprises Premier’s Pakistan business, to…

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