Exploration

ENI’s New Oil Discovery Offshore Angola

ENI’s New Oil Discovery Offshore Angola

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

ENI announced it has discovered 300 million barrels of oil in place at the Ochigufu exploration prospect, in deep water offshore Angola. Commenting on this discovery, ENI’s CEO Claudio Descalzi said “This important discovery, which will be brought into production in record time, adds even more value to Block 15/06. Like the recent discoveries in […]

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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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Gas

Download Ebook: Interviews with Leaders in the Biogas Industry

Download Ebook: Interviews with Leaders in the Biogas Industry

Written by on October 10, 2014 in Gas, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

We recently reached out to leaders in the Biogas industry to ask them their opinions on current issues surrounding biomethane to grid, long-term feedstock guarantees and political and technological industry developments. Download this Biogas opinions Ebook to find out some of the viewpoints from executives in the Biogas industry from ArcEnergy, Ludgate Investments, Iona Capital, […]

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BPO Launches LNG Bunkering Project in Baltic Sea Ports

BPO Launches LNG Bunkering Project in Baltic Sea Ports

Written by on September 25, 2014 in Financing, Gas with 0 Comments

The project is aimed at developing LNG bunkering best practices collaboratively across the region The Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) has initiated a project aimed at building an LNG bunkering network across the Baltic Sea. Activities of this project group should include and harmonised planning and design of LNG bunkering facilities at the participating ports. The key regions […]

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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

Oiling the Path to Secession

Oiling the Path to Secession

Written by on October 16, 2014 in Featured on App, Independent with 0 Comments

Drake Newsbase – The people of Scotland have voted and will stick with the United Kingdom. The referendum, on September 18, demonstrated discontent with the marriage but the separatist Scottish National Party (SNP) fell short of convincing the undecided. In short, therefore, there was no clear victory and the outcome looks likely to be some […]

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IEA – Oil Demand Growth Lower than Previously Expected

IEA – Oil Demand Growth Lower than Previously Expected

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Featured on App, Independent with 0 Comments

According to the IEA, global oil demand for 2014 has been revised and the agency expects demand to increase by about 650,000 barrels a day this year less than previously forecasted. In its latest Oil Market Report, the IEA highlights 6 main trends: The forecast of global oil demand for 2014 has been revised 0.2 mb/d […]

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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: Deepwater Developments: Trends, Challenges, Solutions

Download: Deepwater Developments: Trends, Challenges, Solutions

Written by on September 18, 2014 in Featured on App, Reports with 0 Comments

Richard D’Souza, Director at KBR gave a presentation at Oil & Gas Outlook North Sea 2014. Download his presentation here and find out: Key deepwater development trends Geologic, geographic and geopolitical trends that affect deepwater projects Projects’ main challenges such as geologic uncertainty and design risk How to improve project execution What to do to ensure […]

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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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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

Shell’s CEO on Balancing Growth & Returns

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

Watch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden talking about Shell’s business growth strategy. Keep up to date with The Oil and Gas Post and subscribe to the newsletter here.

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Global Gas – Game Changers, Market Drivers & Strategies for Collaboration

Global Gas – Game Changers, Market Drivers & Strategies for Collaboration

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

Panel discussion about global gas’ game changers, market drivers and key strategies for collaboration between NOCs, IOCs and SOCs. Mohammed Al Riyami, Department Head of Energy and Gas Market Analysis, GECF Dr Leo Drollas, Independent Energy Consultant and former Director and Chief Economist of CGES Johannes Benigni, Director, JBC Asia (moderator) Keep up to date […]

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Financing

How to Create Successful International Petroleum Joint Ventures

How to Create Successful International Petroleum Joint Ventures

Written by on September 25, 2014 in Featured on App, Financing with 0 Comments

The first day of The World National Oil Companies Congress Americas hosted by Pemex in Cancun featured a workshop led by Lou Shrier, Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University. Mr Shrier gave an informative talk on how to create successful international petroleum joint ventures. Joint ventures (JVs) are business relationships that have become increasingly […]

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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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Human Resources

Adding the Female Touch to Oil and Gas

Adding the Female Touch to Oil and Gas

Written by on September 25, 2014 in Featured on App, Human Resources with 0 Comments

Oil & Gas Companies Want More Women! There are many different pathways into the oil & gas industry for women, and 75% of women say they feel welcome working in the industry, according to the report “Attracting and retaining women in oil and gas engineering – a survey examining the gender talent gap.” Nevertheless, only 45% […]

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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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Other Recent Posts

How Lukoil Attempts to Increase its Oil Reserves

With sanctions imposed on Russia and Lukoil among others upon Ukrainian crisis the development of the oilfields by Russian companies became more difficult. The United States imposed sanctions on Lukoil and other Russian energy companies last month, preventing U.S. firms from supporting the Russian firms’ activities in exploration or production in deep water, Arctic offshore or shale […]

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How Pemex is Transforming Itself into a State Productive Enterprise

Speaking at the 2014 World National Oil Companies Congress Americas in Cancun, Rolando Galindo, Head of Investor Relations at Pemex highlighted the evolution of the Mexican oil and gas sector and Pemex’s new role as a State Productive Enterprise. The Mexican oil and gas sector remained unchanged for 76 years, explained Mr Galindo. In December […]

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Why Australia Pacific LNG Is a World Class Project

This is a video created by Australia Pacific LNG to celebrate the pipeline construction achievements associated with this major Queensland project. MCJV, a Joint Venture between McConnell Dowell and Consolidated Contractors Company undertook the largest portion of this pipeline scope which included 360km of 42″ diameter (DN1050) and 57km of 36″ diameter (DN900) high pressure […]

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