Incoming Mexican energy minister commits to energy reform
13 July, 2018
The next Secretary of Energy in Mexico has reaffirmed that the country’s energy reform plans would not be reversed.
Nigeria announces US$12bn LNG expansion
12 July, 2018
Nigeria is taking steps to expand its liquefied natural gas capacity by a third in a new US$12bn programme.
OGA launches 31st Offshore Licensing Round for the UKCS
11 July, 2018
The Oil and Gas Authority has launched the 31st Offshore Licensing Round for the UK Continental Shelf, offering blocks in new and under-explored basins.
Eni makes second oil discovery in Egypt’s Faghur Basin
10 July, 2018
Italian major Eni has announced that it has made a second oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in the South West Meleiha licence, in the Egyptian Western Desert, some 130km North of Siwa.
Mega LNG project planned for Mozambique
09 July, 2018
A consortium of ExxonMobil, Eni and CNPC has submitted a development plan for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project offshore Mozambique.
INEOS to invest €2.7bn in new European chemical complex
05 July, 2018
Global manufacturer of petrochemical and oil products INEOS has approved a €2.7bn project to build a world scale ethane cracker and propane dehydrogenation unit in Northern Europe.
BP starts-up phase two of Shah Deniz in Azerbaijan
04 July, 2018
UK supermajor BP has announced that it has brought its US$28bn Shah Deniz 2 project online in Azerbaijan and has commenced commercial gas delivery to Turkey.
Equinor submits £700m development plan for Troll project
03 July, 2018
Norway’s Equinor and its partners have submitted the plan for further development of its Troll field in the Norwegian Continental Shelf to the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
CNOOC to build US$2.2bn LNG terminal in east China
02 July, 2018
China National Offshore Oil Company has announced plans to build a US$2.2bn LNG receiving terminal in east China.
Aramco and ADNOC to partner on US$44bn Indian refinery
26 June, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s Aramco and Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC have signed an agreement to jointly develop the US$44bn (£33bn) Ratnagiri refinery, 215 miles south of Mumbai, on India’s west coast.
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