ExxonMobil makes fifth oil discovery offshore Guyana
06 October, 2017
US oil major ExxonMobil announced it has made a fifth oil discovery offshore Guyana after drilling the Turbot-1 well.
Shell cancels US$900m Thailand gas field sale
04 October, 2017
Royal Dutch Shell has cancelled the US$900m sale of its stake in a Thai gas field to Kuwait’s state-owned Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company.
Siemens Gamesa lands 300MW China order
19 September, 2017
Leading renewable energy multinational Siemens Gamesa has won a 300MW turbine order for the onshore Xilinhot wind complex in Inner Mongolia, China.
France to end oil and gas output by 2040
07 September, 2017
France will stop issuing new exploration grants next year as it seeks to end all oil and gas production by 2040.
Amec Foster Wheeler wins US$600m US EPC contract
06 September, 2017
UK-based engineering and consultancy firm Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a US$604m engineering, procurement and construction contract for a methanol plant being built in the US.
Brazil seeks Chinese support to complete Angra nuclear power plant
30 August, 2017
The Brazilian nuclear energy company Eletronuclear is set to sign a co-operation agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation to complete the stalled Angra 3 nuclear power plant.
Premier Oil agrees sale of stake in Western Europe’s largest onshore oilfield
23 August, 2017
British oil producer Premier Oil has agreed to sell its 33.8% stake in Wytch Farm, the largest onshore oilfield in Western Europe, for US$200m.
World’s largest solar thermal plant to be built in Australia
14 August, 2017
A 150MW solar thermal power plant will be constructed in Port Augusta, South Australia by US developer SolarReserve.
Indonesia’s Madura BD gas field online
01 August, 2017
State-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation has announced that the Madura BD gas field offshore Indonesia has started production.
ExxonMobil and partners buy acreage offshore Suriname
17 July, 2017
US supermajor ExxonMobil has signed a production sharing contract for Block 59 offshore Suriname alongside co-venturers Hess and Statoil with state-owned Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname.
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