Exploration

Download: The Long Term Environment for Investing in the Arctic

Download: The Long Term Environment for Investing in the Arctic

Written by on August 27, 2014 in Exploration, Oil with 0 Comments

Michael Bravo is a Senior Lecturer at Cambridge and the Governor of the Circumpolar History and Public Policy Research Group at the Scott Polar Research Institute. His knowledge of the Arctic is vast, ranging from environmental issues to Arctic governance. With the region above the Arctic Circle estimated to account for as much as 25% of the […]

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Shell’s Deep-water New Discovery in Malaysia

Shell’s Deep-water New Discovery in Malaysia

Written by on August 26, 2014 in Exploration, Featured on App with 0 Comments

After Shell‘s recent exploration success at its Rosmari-1 well in Malaysia earlier this year, the company has hit gas again at its deep-water Marjoram-1 well in Block SK318 offshore Sarawak. These findings are a positive indicator of the gas potential in the area, which is a key area for Shell’s exploration portfolio. Shell discovered gas […]

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Gas

Ukraine’s Position as to Gas Negotiations with Gazprom and Russia

Ukraine’s Position as to Gas Negotiations with Gazprom and Russia

Written by on September 2, 2014 in Featured on App, Gas with 0 Comments

Naftogas press release – Governing Criteria for a Practical Solution Ukraine’s proposal before the next round of the trilateral negotiations between Ukraine, Russia and the EU is based on the following three criteria of an effective solution of the gas issue: Principles. It is important that negotiations are based on principles of fairness, market approach […]

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Sir Ian Wood’s Verdict on the North Sea’s Role in Scottish Independence

Sir Ian Wood’s Verdict on the North Sea’s Role in Scottish Independence

Written by on August 28, 2014 in Gas, Oil with 0 Comments

With the Scottish independence referendum a few weeks away, the issue of the North Sea’s future potential, which has been at the centre of Scotland’s economic argument for independence, has returned to the spotlight. Sir Ian Wood, author of the influential Wood Review that was published early this year, has joined the debate, as reported […]

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National Companies

New LNG Carrier Pskov to Strengthen Gazprom’s Position in LNG Markets

New LNG Carrier Pskov to Strengthen Gazprom’s Position in LNG Markets

Written by on August 28, 2014 in Financing, Gas, National Companies with 0 Comments

  Gazprom and Sovcomflot have named their new LNG carrier with the name of one of Russia’s oldest cities: Pskov. It is the second vessel of its series, ice class Atlanticmax, specifically designed for harsh conditions, in accordance with Gazprom’s requirements. Pskov and Velikly Novgorod represent a new type of LNG carriers of the “Gaz Ice” […]

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EU Sanctions Aim at Russia’s South Stream and Yamal Projects

EU Sanctions Aim at Russia’s South Stream and Yamal Projects

Written by on July 30, 2014 in Financing, Gas, National Companies, Oil with 0 Comments

  Last week, EU foreign ministers asked officials to present proposed sanctions against Russia. The restrictions regard Russia’s access to capital markets, defence, dual use goods and sensitive technologies, including in the energy sector. The EU’s sanctions aim at Gazprom’s South Stream gas pipeline project, and at Novatek’s Arctic Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility. […]

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Independent

Christof Rühl – Energy Scenarios – Oil Outlook

Written by on August 29, 2014 in Independent with 0 Comments

Christof Rühl, Chief Economist and Vice President at BP spoke at the World NOCs congress 2014 in London. In his presentation he talked about BP Energy Outlook 2035 highlighting oil supply outlook, market impact, impact on trade and much more. Keep up to date with The Oil and Gas Post and subscribe to the newsletter […]

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Download: Baker Botts on UK and EU Incentives for European Shale

Download: Baker Botts on UK and EU Incentives for European Shale

Written by on August 7, 2014 in Independent with 0 Comments

  If safely and economically extracted, shale gas can develop a new onshore gas industry, increasing European countries’ security of supply. But where will the funding for European shale projects come from? With high initial CAPEX and a more difficult risk profile than traditional oil & gas investments, how will the development of a UK […]

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Mexico

Mexico’s Historic Energy Reform Opens Sector to Private Investors

Mexico’s Historic Energy Reform Opens Sector to Private Investors

Written by on August 7, 2014 in Mexico with 0 Comments

President Peña Nieto’s energy reform received final approval by Mexico’s Senate on Wednesday 6th August. This is an historic achievement for Mexico which now opens its energy market to international oil companies for the first time since the industry was nationalized 76 years ago (on March 18,1938). This is the end of Pemex’s monopoly and […]

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Download: Mexico’s Energy Reform – How to Participate in the Tendering Process

Download: Mexico’s Energy Reform – How to Participate in the Tendering Process

Written by on June 6, 2014 in Mexico, Reports with 0 Comments

David Jiménez, Partner, Corporate Finance and Infrastructure at KPMG in Mexico spoke at the Mexico Oil and Gas Briefing. Download his white paper and find out: General overview of the energy reform The role of PEMEX The basic contractual models to conduct E&P activities in Mexico How to participate in the tendering process The key […]

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Downloads

Download Ebook: Top 5 Tips To Successfully Engage In Arctic Oil & Gas Operations

Download Ebook: Top 5 Tips To Successfully Engage In Arctic Oil & Gas Operations

Written by on August 21, 2014 in Reports with 0 Comments

Captain David Snider is the CEO and Principal Consultant of Martech Polar Consulting LTD, providing global ice pilotage and navigation services. He has worked for many years in the Arctic and has a deep understanding of the current E&P activity within the region, alongside the trends for the future. With the region above the Arctic […]

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Download: Energy Aspects on Key Challenges in European Shale Development

Download: Energy Aspects on Key Challenges in European Shale Development

Written by on August 12, 2014 in Financing, Gas, Reports, Shale, Unconventional with 0 Comments

If safely and economically extracted, shale gas can develop a new onshore gas industry, ensuring a security of supply for the UK and other European countries. But where will the funding for these projects come from? In this report we ask Trevor Sikorski, Head of Gas, Coal and Carbon at Energy Aspects, his views on […]

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Iran

Iran Offers Europe “Big Volumes” as Russia Threatens to Cut Supply

Iran Offers Europe “Big Volumes” as Russia Threatens to Cut Supply

Written by on May 6, 2014 in Gas, Iran, National Companies, Oil with 1 Comment

This weekend, Iran’s oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has announced the Islamic republic’s willingness to supply natural gas to Europe and help the continent diversify its energy supply away from Russian gas. Iran has the world’s second largest natural gas reserves, and this announcement is most welcome at a time when Europe’s energy security is […]

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60 Seconds with Thorsten Ploss from EY on Iran’s Oil & Gas Industry

60 Seconds with Thorsten Ploss from EY on Iran’s Oil & Gas Industry

Written by on April 4, 2014 in Featured on App, Iran with 0 Comments

At the Iran Oil & Gas Briefing in London on the 25th of March Thorsten Ploss from EY Bahrain spoke about financing Iranian oil and gas as well as technology transfer and local content. During a break, we asked Mr Ploss for his thoughts on Iran’s oil and gas sector. What do EY see as […]

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Videos

How Can African Oil and Gas Opportunities Be Maximised?

Written by on September 2, 2014 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

This panel discussion on African oil and gas opportunities took place at the NOCs World 2014 in London. Panellists include: Kyeretwie Opoku, Board Member, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Momodou Badjie, Managing Director, Gambia National Petroleum Company Leo Mwinamo Lyayuka, Senior Principal Marketing Officer, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation Keep up to date with The Oil and […]

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Galp Energia’s CEO – Realising the Potential of Frontier and Deepwater O&G Resources

Galp Energia’s CEO – Realising the Potential of Frontier and Deepwater O&G Resources

Written by on August 26, 2014 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Manuel Ferreiera De Oliveira, CEO of Galp Energia spoke at the World NOCs Congress in London. Watch the video to find out Galp Energia’s key challenges and future projects. Keep up to date with The Oil and Gas Post and subscribe to the newsletter here.

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Financing

Western Sanctions’ Impact on Yamal LNG Project

Western Sanctions’ Impact on Yamal LNG Project

Written by on August 21, 2014 in Financing, Gas with 0 Comments

  U.S. and E.U. sanctions issued at the end of July have targeted Novatek, the main shareholder in the Yamal LNG (liquefied natural gas) project, among other Russian oil and gas companies. Sanctions regarding technology exports could be crucial in complex projects such as LNG production, which may rely on U.S. components and technology.“Yes, we need […]

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How Much Revenue Could the North Sea Really Generate?

How Much Revenue Could the North Sea Really Generate?

Written by on August 20, 2014 in Financing with 0 Comments

Debate over the revenues that could be generated from the North Sea has continued with business group N-56 claiming that recent forecasts from the UK Office for Budget Responsibility are too pessimistic. The OBR has forecast North Sea revenues at £61.6bn between 2013/14 and 2040/41. N-56 has claimed that the figure could in fact be […]

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Human Resources

People Killed in an Explosion at GAIL India site

People Killed in an Explosion at GAIL India site

Written by on June 27, 2014 in Featured on App, Human Resources, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

It has been reported that a gas pipeline of the state-run company GAIL India exploded in Andhra Pradesh killing 15 people and injuring 10 more. Investigations have been opened to understand what caused the blast. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently expressed his intention to accelerate the development of major energy projects in India. But, […]

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Increasing Visibility of Risk in Operations with Big Data

Increasing Visibility of Risk in Operations with Big Data

Written by on June 18, 2014 in Exploration, Gas, Human Resources, National Companies, Oil with 0 Comments

How to improve health, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations? That is the question Australian oil and gas operators are now trying to answer by investing in big data technologies. For large oil and gas operations such as LNG production, numerous control systems are required to control well-flows, liquefaction process, storage, loading, […]

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Other Recent Posts

Woodside Posts Record of $1.105bn

Woodside Petroleum revealed that in the first part of the year the company delivered a net profit of $1.105 bn, a 26.6% increase compared to its performance during the same period in 2013. Revenue increased by 24% compared to last year, reaching £3.551 billion. This great result has been reached mainly by higher LNG prices […]

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What Europe Can Learn from U.S. Third Phase Shale Development

  Wood Mackenzie’s latest report: “Unconventional 3.0 – A new discernible outlook”, shows that more opportunities for unconventional oil and gas developments are now available than ever before, and Europe can learn from the U.S. third phase shale development. This in-depth analysis shows that the U.S. is entering in its third phase of shale development, […]

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Key O&G African Opportunities

Drake Newsbase – The promise of major discoveries across many parts of Africa continues to draw oil and gas companies to the continent. In recent months, attention has turned to new frontier acreage offshore, including technically challenging pre-salt plays off West Africa, which come in addition to the region’s historical production. One major trend that […]

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