Black Rock approves drilling programme at Torrance California Oilfield
Black Rock Petroleum has approved a permitting and drill programme at its Torrance California Oilfield in the Monterey Shale, California, US.
Equinor offloads interest in Canadian oil sands producer Athabasca
Norway’s Equinor has exited from the Canadian oil sands operations by divesting its 18.8% stake in carbon-intensive oil sands producer Athabasca Oil.
Gazprom and Wintershall Dea start production from Achim Development
Russian energy firm Gazprom and German gas and oil producer Wintershall Dea have commenced production of gas and condensate from Area 4A in the Achimov formations of the onshore Urengoyskoye field in Western Siberia, Russia.
Laopec Oil Refinery, Vientiane
Laopec oil refinery, also referred to as Lao-China Dongyan petrochemical plant, is Laos’ first petroleum refinery being developed in three phases with an estimated investment of $2bn. It is located in the Saysettha Comprehensive Development Zone of Vientiane, the capital city of Laos.
Gazprom Neft to resume output from West Siberian mothballed wells
Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft is set to restart production at mothballed oil wells in West Siberia.
GAIL reportedly completes India’s Kochi-Mangalore natural gas pipeline
The Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has reportedly completed the 444km-long Kochi-Mangalore natural gas pipeline project in Southern India.
Fire in southern China LNG terminal claims five lives
A major fire at the PipeChina-operated Beihai liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in southern China has claimed the lives of five people.
Tullow Oil secures approval from Uganda for stake sale to Total
Tullow Oil has secured approval from the Government of Uganda for the divestment of its stake in an oil project to Total for $575m.
PETRONAS and partners start production at Oman gas field
PETRONAS subsidiary PC Oman Ventures (PCOVL), alongside other partners, has announced the start of production from the second phase of the Ghazeer natural gas field located in Oman.
Neste and Air bp provide sustainable aviation fuel to European airports
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producer Neste has signed an agreement with Air bp to provide an increased amount of SAF to airport customers this year and the next year.
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