Chevron pushes restart of Australia’s Gorgon LNG Train 2 to October
Chevron Australia has announced that it will push the planned restart of Train 2 at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Western Australia (WA) to next month.
Aramco, CNPC, Exxon and others set first joint carbon target
A group of leading oil companies, including Saudi Aramco, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and ExxonMobil, have set goals to cut their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a proportion of production.
Vessel owner and operator BW LPG sells Berge Summit vessel
Global liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vessel owner and operator BW LPG has completed the sale and delivery of its vessel, Berge Summit, to the new owner.
Two firefighters killed in blaze at India-operated oil field in Assam
Two firefighters of Indian state-owned company Oil India Limited (OIL) have been found dead near the operator’s raging fire at an oil well onshore Assam in the north-east of the country.
May’s top news stories
ConocoPhillips completes sale of its subsidiaries that hold its Australia-West assets and operations to Santos for $1.265bn, Google to stop building custom artificial intelligence tools (AI) or machine learning (ML) algorithms to speed up oil and gas extraction. Hydrocarbons-technology.com wraps up top news stories of May 2020.
NOC confirms restart of production at Sharara oilfield in Libya
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the restart of production at the Sharara oilfield in Libya, which was closed for more than four months.
Australian firm Worley cuts 3,000 jobs amid Covid-19 crisis
Australia-based engineering services provider Worley has cut 3,000 jobs and secured an extra $465m in loans after collapsing oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic dented its project pipeline.
QP signs $3.01bn agreement to reserve LNG ship capacity in China
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has signed a QR11bn ($3.01bn) agreement to reserve liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship construction capacity in China that will be used for the future LNG carrier fleet requirements.
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