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February 2016

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Bertin Technologies to install gas leak tracking system at Saudi Arabia’s Jazan refinery 09 February 2016 Bertin Technologies has secured a contract with Petrofac to supply, install and commission a gas leak tracking system, Second Sight, at the Jazan refinery in Saudi Arabia....

Shell to purchase LNG from Venture Global’s $4.25bn Calcasieu Pass facility in US 09 February 2016 Venture Global Calcasieu Pass has signed an agreement to supply one million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Shell from its $4.25bn Calcasieu Pass facility being...

Indian Oil opens Paradip refinery in Odisha 08 February 2016 Indian Oil (IOCL) has opened the 15 million metric tonnes per annum (MMPTA) Paradip refinery in the Indian state of...

Rosneft and Statoil begin well testing at North-Komsomolskoye oil field in Russia 08 February 2016 Rosneft and Statoil have started the testing of two production wells of the PK1 layer of the North-Komsomolskoye field located in Purovsky and Nadymsky regions of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous...

US FERC approves Sabal Trail’s $3.2bn gas pipeline project 05 February 2016 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the US has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity to Sabal Trail Transmission’s $3.2bn interstate natural gas pipeline...

TransCanada awards contract to ABB for $2.8bn Energy East pipeline project 05 February 2016 TransCanada has awarded a contract to ABB for the construction of 22 electrical houses (e-houses) along the proposed C$4bn ($2.8bn) Energy East pipeline...

GE and Statoil announce new programme to reduce water usage in shale gas production 04 February 2016 GE Oil & Gas and Statoil have announced the four winners in their Open Innovation Challenge which focuses on reducing water usage in onshore oil and gas...

Chevron controls oil leak at Batangas terminal in Philippines 04 February 2016 Chevron Philippines has reported that an oil spill at its Batangas terminal in the Philippines has been...

Court approves Gas Authority of India’s $500m Kochi-Mangalore pipeline project in Tamil Nadu 03 February 2016 Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has secured the clearance from the Supreme Court for its Rs34bn ($500m) Kochi-Mangalore natural gas pipeline project in Tamil Nadu....

Dana Gas resumes full production at Khor Mor plant in Kurdistan after pipeline repair 03 February 2016 Sharjah-based Dana Gas has restarted full production at its Khor Mor plant in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after repairing a gas pipeline between power...

Sasol gets approval to develop oil and gas fields in Mozambique 02 February 2016 South Africa-based Sasol has obtained approval from the Mozambique Council of Ministers to develop more oil and gas fields in...

Dominion to acquire US company Questar for $4.4bn to expand natural gas operations 02 February 2016 Dominion Resources has agreed to acquire the US-based Questar for $4.4bn as part of its efforts to expand its natural gas operations beyond the mid-Atlantic into the Western...

Suspected militants attack Nigerian Agip oil’s pipeline in Bayelsa 01 February 2016 Suspected militants have attacked Nigerian Agip oil Company (NAOC)’s crude oil pipeline located at Brass Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa...

Fire breaks out at Indian Oil’s Paradip refinery in Odisha ahead of inauguration 01 February 2016 A fire broke out at Indian Oil’s (IOCL) Paradip refinery in the Indian state of Odisha just a week before its inauguration....

January 2016

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Punj Lloyd JV secures $409m contract for Tanap Gas Pipeline project in Turkey 29 January 2016 India-based engineering and construction company Punj Lloyd in a joint venture with Limak has secured a contract worth Rs27.8bn ($409m) from Tanap Dogalgaz Iletim to construct the 459km...

Oklahoma approves $1.4m funding for research on earthquakes linked to wastewater disposal wells 29 January 2016 Oklahoma has approved the use of nearly $1.4m from the state emergency fund to carry out research on earthquakes that are believed to be linked to wastewater disposal wells serving oil and...

Canada announces new measures for pipeline reviews 28 January 2016 The Government of Canada has announced interim measures for pipeline reviews that could delay two major projects, TransCanada Corp's Energy East pipeline as well as expansion of Kinder...

Enbridge to buy Murphy Oil’s gas plants and pipelines in British Columbia 28 January 2016 Pipeline company Enbridge’s unit Enbridge G&P have announced plans to buy Tupper Main and Tupper West gas plants as well as associated pipelines in northeastern British Columbia, Canada from...

Chevron begins natural gas production from $6.4bn Chuandongbei project in China 27 January 2016 Chevron’s 100%-owned subsidiary Unocal East China Sea has commenced natural gas production from the first stage of the long-delayed $6.4bn Chuandongbei project in southwest China....

Cheniere Energy seeks $2.8bn to refinance Sabine Pass facility and pipeline in US 27 January 2016 Cheniere Energy Partners is seeking to borrow about $2.8bn from 13 financial institutions to refinance its Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas import facility and a pipeline in the...

Report suggests oil and gas sector needs to think long term for meaningful cost cuts 26 January 2016 A new report by DNV GL has suggested that the oil and gas industry need to think long term to achieve meaningful cost cuts, and prevent past mistakes....


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