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  • Texas Intrastate Whistler Pipeline Placed in Service

    The Whistler Pipeline began full commercial service on the 1st July, providing approximately 2.0 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of incremental natural gas transport capacity to the Texas Gulf Coast markets from the Permian basin, which will help ensure sufficient reliable gas takeaway and…

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  • CNOOC begins production at Liuhua 21-2

    CNOOC Ltd has started production of Liuhua 21-2 oil field in the eastern South China Sea in water depth of 437 metres.   Along with utilising existing infrastructure, the project included construction of an underwater production system with eight development wells planned in total.  …

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  • Tellurian and Shell Finalise 10-Year LNG Deal

    Tellurian Inc has announced that it has finalized liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreements (SPAs) with Shell NA LNG.   The company outlined that the SPAs are on a free on board basis at Driftwood LNG for a combination of three million tons…

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  • Two new deals awarded for Qatar’s giant offshore oilfield

    North Oil Company (NOC), the operator of the Al-Shaheen field offshore Qatar, has awarded contracts to Petrovietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC) and to Italy’s Rosetti Marino for the third phase of the Gallaf project, aiming to further develop the field.   NOC is a joint…

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  • Remotely-operated Fugro USV inspects trunklines offshore Australia

    Fugro has completed an entirely remote nearshore inspection of three gas trunklines for Woodside’s North West Shelf Project offshore Australia.   The company’s first operational Blue Essence uncrewed surface vehicle (USV), the 12-metre (39-foot) Fugro Maali, performed the inspection.   The USV remote inspection comprised…

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  • Xodus in electrification study for Harbour’s North Sea assets

    Energy consultancy Xodus is assessing the infrastructure and modifications required to enable electrification of Harbour Energy’s Central North Sea assets.   This follows the delivery of a power optimisation study examining the opportunities available to rationalise the generation systems on the Everest and Lomond assets…

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  • Texas Upstream Oil Economy on the Mend

    Midway through 2021, the Texas upstream oil and gas economy is on the mend.   That’s according to the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers (TAEP), whose Texas Petro Index (TPI) has now increased for three straight months, and for four of the last five months,…

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  • Petrofac brings East Cendor field online offshore Malaysia

    Petrofac (Malaysia) Ltd has brought its East Cendor oilfield onstream in Block PM 304 on the western flank of Malay basin, about 140 km offshore Peninsular Malaysia.   East Cendor, the fourth field to be exploited on the block following Cendor, West Desaru, and Irama,…

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