Oil and gas news from 19 to 25 June 2017

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June 27, 2017

Oil and gas news from 19 to 25 June 2017

– Europe

Gazprom Neft announces the construction of a Group III oil production plant at the Yanos refinery in Russia. (more details)

Expro announces Apache North Sea contract for assistance services on wells in the North Sea. (more details)

The PDO (Plans for Development and Operation) was given by the Norwegian authorities for the Njord and Bauge fields in the Norwegian Sea. The Njord A platform and the floating Njord Bravo (FSO) will be upgraded to recover the remaining resources in the Njord and Hyme fields, while Bauge is a new development to be attached to the Njord A platform. Retail)

Maersk Drilling announces a Wintershall contract for its Maersk Resolve drill rig. Drilling will be carried out in the Winchelsea II area off the United Kingdom. (more details)

Statoil and AET have extended their partnership in the field of “shuttle” tankers in the North Sea. (more details)

Nord Stream 2 has contracted Blue Water Shipping for the transportation, handling and storage of 113,000 pipes from the gas pipeline project to the Allseas ships. The Nord Stream project will transport gas over more than 1200 km of Russian gas reserves to Europe. (more details)

– Africa – Middle East

Qatargas announces a Shell contract for the supply of 1.1 Mt of LNG per year for 5 years. LNG is destined for the regasification terminals of Dragon LNG Terminal in the UK or Gate LNG Terminal in the Netherlands. (more details)

To respond to the embargo, Qatar Petroleum announces new fuel and oil fueling solutions for ships in Qatar. (more details)

Centrica announces the closure of its Rough gas storage site off Yorkshire in the North Sea. (more details)

Energean submits to the Israeli authorities the Field Development Plan (FDP) for the Karish and Tanin gas fields off Israel. (more details)

Woodside announces that the Minister of Energy of Senegal has issued a ministerial decree confirming Woodside’s participation in the joint venture Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep Joint Venture (“RSSD JV”). (more details)

NNPC announces that PT Intim Perkasa Nigeria Ltd, a subsidiary of PT Intim Perkasa, is considering the construction of a refinery in Nigeria. This modular refinery will have a refining capacity of 10,000 barrels per day. (more details)

Ocean Installer announces a contract from JV Total E & P and National Oil Cooperation (NOC) for a SURF (Subsea Umbilicals Risers & Flowlines) project at the Al Jurf oil field in the Mediterranean. The Al Jurf oil field entered service in 2003 and is located about 150 km northwest of the coast of Tripoli in Libya at a water depth of about 80 to 90 meters. (more details)

– America

ExxonMobil announces its final investment decision to proceed with oil development in the Liza field in Guyana. Phase 1 of the project is expected to cost $ 4.4 billion with expected production of 450 million barrels of oil. The start of production is expected for 2020. (more detail)

Hess announces the sale to the Occidental Petroleum Corporation of interest in the Permian Basin for $ 600 million. (more details)

BP celebrates 40 years of operation of the Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska. The field generated more than 12.5 billion barrels of oil. (more details)

Cairn Energy has earned 2 exploration licenses in the Gulf of Mexico. (more details)
Eni is increasing its presence in the Gulf of Mexico with 3 new exploration and production licenses in the Sureste basin. (more details)

Pemex announces the acquisition of two new exploration licenses in the Gulf of Mexico in partnership with DEA ​​and Ecopetrol. (more details)

EQT announces the acquisition of Rice Energy for $ 6.7 billion. Both companies exploit shale gas from the Marcellus and Utica fields. (more details)

Golar LNG and Delfin Midstream signed an agreement for the development, financing, construction and operation of the Delfin LNG project located 80 km off Cameron Parish, Louisiana. (more details)

SBM Offshore announces an ExxonMobil contract to build, install and operate a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) on the Liza field located 200 km offshore of Guyana. (more details)

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