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TransCanada secures approval for Northern Courier pipeline project
24 July 2014 Energy firm TransCanada has secured approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator to build and operate the $800m Northern Courier pipeline project in...

KBC Advanced Technologies acquires FEESA
24 July 2014 Independent consulting and software services provider KBC Advanced Technologies has acquired UK-based software and services provider to the upstream oil and gas industry FEESA in a £11.2m cash...

WSCC rejects Celtique Energie fracking application
23 July 2014 West Sussex County Council (WSCC) in the UK has rejected an application by Celtique Energie for oil and gas exploration near Wisborough...

Developers submit export application for Alaska LNG Project
23 July 2014 Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada have submitted an application to the US Department of Energy seeking approval to export 20...

Drilling starts at Wressle-1 exploration well
22 July 2014 Drilling operations have begun at the Wressle-1 conventional oil exploration well in Lincolnshire Licence PEDL 180 east of Scunthorpe,...

Shell awards contracts to Add Energy
22 July 2014 Shell has awarded two contracts to Add Energy Asset and Integrity Management for projects in South Gabon and...

InfraStrata signs exploration deal for Northern Ireland licences
21 July 2014 Petroleum exploration and gas storage firm InfraStrata has signed an agreement with Larne Oil and Gas over onshore Northern Ireland licence PL1/10, as well as adjacent offshore licence...

Port of Antwerp calls for tenders for new LNG station
21 July 2014 The Port of Antwerp in Belgium is calling for tenders to design and build a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering station for...

Foster Wheeler JV wins FEED contract for onshore oilfield development in Libya
18 July 2014 A joint venture (JV) of Foster Wheeler and Taknia Libya Engineering Company has secured a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from Nafusah Oil Operations BV Libyan Branch for an...

Ineos secures £230m UK loan guarantee for Grangemouth shale gas facility
18 July 2014 Ineos has secured a £230m loan guarantee from the UK Government to build a new facility to import shale gas from the...

Equistone Partners Europe sells stake in PD&MS Energy
17 July 2014 Equistone Partners Europe has sold its stake in Aberdeen-based oilfield services firm PD&MS Energy to Inflexion Private...

Leni Gas & Oil to acquire Trinidad oilfield
17 July 2014 Leni Gas & Oil (LGO) has signed a binding heads of agreement (HOA) to acquire a 100% interest of the producing Trinity-Inniss Field in south-eastern...

Oilex to sell gas from Cambay Field in India
16 July 2014 Oilex has secured Indian approval to sell gas from its Cambay-73 well in the Cambay Field to the local...

Sahara discovers oil in Nigerian onshore wells
16 July 2014 Sahara Group has discovered commercial hydrocarbons in three onshore oil wells drilled at Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 274 in the Edo State block in...

Rosneft to acquire Weatherford’s Russia and Venezuela land rig operations
15 July 2014 Rosneft has signed agreements to acquire the land drilling and workover assets of Weatherford International in Russia and Venezuela for...

Exterran Partners to acquire MidCon’s natural gas compression assets
15 July 2014 US-based natural gas contract operations services company Exterran Partners will acquire natural gas compression assets from Chesapeake Energy subsidiary MidCon Compression for approximately...

Lakes Oil to buy Bass Strait stake in Australian exploration permits
14 July 2014 Lakes Oil has agreed to acquire Bass Strait Oil’s PEP 167 and PEP 175 oil and gas exploration permits in the onshore Otway Basin in Victoria,...

Leni Gas & Oil starts drilling GY-667 well at Goudron field in Trinidad
14 July 2014 Leni Gas & Oil has started drilling the GY-667 well, the fourth of its planned development wells at the Goudron field in...

Petrofac wins oil gathering centre project in Kuwait
11 July 2014 UK-based oilfield services provider Petrofac has secured a $700m contract to construct an oil gathering centre for Kuwait Oil Company...

Technip and PT Wijaya secure Indonesia onshore gas development deal
11 July 2014 A consortium of Technip and PT Wijaya Karya has secured an onshore lump sum contract from PT Pertamina EP for the Matindok gas development project located in Central Sulawesi,...

Daewoo to supply ice-class vessels for Yamal LNG project
10 July 2014 South Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has secured contracts for nine ice-class LNG vessels which will be used to transport gas from Yamal LNG project in...