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  • Enbridge granted additional Line 3 approvals in Minnesota

    On the 12th November two Minnesota agencies announced their approvals of several permits for Enbridge Inc’s plan to replace its Line 3 crude oil pipeline.   The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued a Section 401 water quality certification under the Clean Water Act for the…

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  • Canadian Solar Continues Its Success in Japan’s FIT Auctions

    Canadian Solar Inc (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”),  one of the world’s largest solar power companies, has announced that two of its projects in Japan have been awarded feed-in-tariffs under the 6th FIT Auction.   The projects total 22 MWp and are located in the…

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  • NZOG provides update on Ironbark-1 well

    New Zealand Oil & Gas (NZOG) has provided an update on the Ironbark-1 well being drilled by BP in WA-359-P in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia.   As at 6:00 11 November 2020 (AWST) the Operator has advised that the Ironbark-1 well had reached…

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  • Premier Oil announces trading and operations update

    Premier Oil has provided a Trading and Operations Update for the ten months to 31 October 2020.   Highlights   Proposed merger with Chrysaor announced, creating the largest London listed independent oil and gas company with a strong balance sheet and significant international growth opportunities…

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  • BP and Ørsted to Create Renewable Hydrogen Partnership in Germany

    BP and Ørsted have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to work together to develop a ‎project for industrial-scale production of green hydrogen – a significant step in developing ‎BP’s hydrogen business.   Green hydrogen is made by the electrolysis of water using ‎renewable power,…

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  • ConocoPhillips Hits Gas Pay in Norwegian Sea

    ConocoPhillips reported on the 10th November a new gas condensate discovery 150 miles (241 kilometres) offshore Norway.   Located in Production Licence 1009 in the Norwegian Sea 22 miles (35 kilometres) northwest of the Heidrun Field, the 6507/4-1 (Warka) discovery well was drilled to 16,355…

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  • Nord Stream 2 may be cheapest new supply for Germany

    Germany’s gas demand is set to increase from its currently level just above 90 bcm/year (bcmy),to more than 110 bcm by 2034 but as future supplies from Norway and the Netherlands dwindle, new imports must be sourced.   Russian gas through the Nord Stream 2…

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  • Amarinth delivers US$650,000 Pumps to Garraf Oilfield

    UK-based pump company Amarinth has delivered four API 610 VS4 vertical pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the Oil Train 5 Project at Garraf oilfield.   Located at the north-west of Al-Refaei, approximately 85 kilometres north of the City of Nasiriya, half way…

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  • Libya Oil Production at 1.1 Million Barrels a Day

    Libya has boosted oil output to more than 1.1 million barrels a day, inching closer to the level it was producing before the country’s civil war all but shut down its energy industry in January.   The OPEC member, home to Africa’s largest crude reserves,…

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