Exploration

Western Sanctions Unlikely to Derail Rosneft’s LNG Developments

Western Sanctions Unlikely to Derail Rosneft’s LNG Developments

Written by on September 5, 2014 in Exploration, Gas, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Rosneft to take control of $4 billion Pechora LNG project in Northern Russia Rosneft has signed last week an agreement with the investment company Alltech Group to take a 50,1 per cent stake on a joint venture to develop the Pechora LNG Project by September 1. This new $4 billion Arctic Circle LNG development is […]

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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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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

Historic Deal: Israeli to Supply Natural Gas to Jordan

Historic Deal: Israeli to Supply Natural Gas to Jordan

Written by on September 5, 2014 in Featured on App, Independent with 0 Comments

Israel announced it signed a memorandum of understanding with Jordan, under which Israel sells up to $15bn of natural gas to a Jordanian power company over 15 years. Natural gas will be exported from the country’s offshore Leviathan field, which was discovered in 2010, and is thought to contain about 22 trillion cubic feet of […]

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Christof Rühl – Energy Scenarios – Oil Outlook

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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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

PwC: The Future of North Sea Investment

PwC: The Future of North Sea Investment

Written by on September 5, 2014 in Reports with 0 Comments

Kevin Reynard, Senior Partner at PwC spoke at the North Sea Oil & Gas Briefing in London. Download his presentation here. Find out: How to evaluate risk and return – North Sea vs. frontier regions How to unlock the oil potential in the North Sea Six things to do to maximise the industry Why the […]

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Download: EY – Industry Driven Collaboration to Advance In-Country Value

Download: EY – Industry Driven Collaboration to Advance In-Country Value

Written by on September 4, 2014 in Reports, Whitepapers with 0 Comments

Alex Oliveira, Emerging Markets Sector Leader, EY Global Oil and Gas spoke at the 2014 World NOCs Congress in London. Download the presentation here. Find out: Petroleum society maturity and stages of economic development 5 primary development indicators of the petroleum maturity index How to develop successful local content Key takeaways for NOCs and IOC […]

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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

ONGC – How to Maximise Oil Recovery in Mature Fields in India

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Ashanendu Mandal, Dy. General Manager – Production at ONGC spoke at the 2014 World NOCs congress in London. Watch his presentation and find out how the latest technologies have been used in India to enhance production from mature fields and what the strategies for continued development are. Keep up to date with The Oil and […]

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How Can African Oil and Gas Opportunities Be Maximised?

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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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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OPEC – Oil Market Highlights

OPEC – Oil Market Highlights

Written by on September 17, 2014 in Featured on App, Oil with 0 Comments

According to OPEC’s September Monthly Report here are some of the key facts on the oil market: Crude Oil Price Movements: The OPEC Reference Basket fell by $4.86 in August to stand at $100.75b. Nymex WTI declined by $6.32 to $96.08/b and ICE Brent dropped $4.79 to $103.40/b. World Economy: 2014-2015 world economic growth figures […]

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Shell CEO Urges US to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban

Shell CEO has recently participated at an energy conference at Columbia University in New York, in which he highlighted that the US should export oil to stabilize global energy markets. Mr Ben van Beurden said that the United States should lift its 40 year oil ban on exporting crude oil from the country, as this […]

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

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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