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AOG Daily: 2018 / September

Sunday, 02 September 2018 15:32

Bibby Hydromap's DriX Completes Trials

Photo: Bibby HydroMap UK-based survey specialist Bibby HydroMap have announced the successful completion of testing of ‘DriX’, the 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV) developed…
© Carabay / Adobe Stock China appears set to once again boost its purchases of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the northern winter, but unlike…
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 10:58

US Gulf Oil Output Takes a Hit from Storm

Tropical Storm Gordon forced a cut of 9.36 percent of crude oil production in U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, slightly more than Tuesday,…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:24

DNV GL Rolls-out Digital Hub in Singapore

Photo: DNV GL DNV GL has launched a digital hub in Singapore as part of the transformation of the oil and gas, maritime and energy…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 05:17

Unique Group Acquires Water Weights

Offshore solutions provider Unique Group said it has completed the acquisition of the Aberdeen-headquartered, load-testing equipment provider Water Weights. The newly acquired specialist will be…
© Viacheslav / Adobe Stock * Indonesia expects to issue rules next week prioritising Pertamina and other domestic refinery operators in sales of crude oil…
Huisman, a worldwide provider of stepchanging technical solutions, and the Australasian Training Company (ATC) signed a cooperation agreement for the joint offering of Offshore Crane…
Chinese officials and executives of ExxonMobil Corp discussed a $10 billion investment by the U.S.-based firm in the southern province of Guangdong, Chinese state television…
Friday, 07 September 2018 04:39

Russia's Gazprom to Start Gas Auctions -Ifax

Russia's Gazprom plans to start its export gas auctions from Sept. 17 for deliveries to Germany, Austria and Slovakia, Interfax news agency reported on Friday.Gazprom…
Russia's Novatek said on Monday it had signed a framework agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) to cooperate on Novatek's liquefied…
Photo: Qatargas Qatargas, the world’s largest LNG producer,  has announced a long-term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with PetroChina International Company Limited, a unit of…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 05:04

Green Energy on the Rise in Thailand

BCPG Public Company is looking at ways in which innovation in technology and energy management are encouraging consumers to generate reusable energy and sell it…
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry (Photo: Energy.gov) U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday he had told his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in talks…
Image: Saudi Arabian Oil Co. Saudi Arabian oil giant Saudi Aramco has awarded a contract to China Harbour Engineering Arabia for the construction of two…
China set a 10 percent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy and casting a shadow over U.S.…
Energy trade with China will remain strong in the long-term, officials said on Wednesday at a China-U.S. oil and gas forum in Houston, even as…
Image: DNV GL DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, has launched a new Global Operations & Analytics Centre for renewable…
Photo: ExxonMobil Production of oil and natural gas at the Russian Pacific island of Sakhalin is expected to decline next year, the local government said…
Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:21

Verus Petroleum Buys UK Oil Firm Cieco

Aberdeen-based Verus Petroleum has agreed to acquire Cieco, a subsidiary of Japanese commodity trading house Itochu for an undisclosed sum, Verus' majority owner, Norwegian private…
Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil has obtained approval from a Russian export control regulator on supplies of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) such as propane and…
Friday, 21 September 2018 03:41

Reliance Shuts Field in Krishna-Godavari Basin

India's Reliance Industries Ltd has shut down an offshore oil and gas field on the eastern coast of India, the company said in a statement…
Friday, 21 September 2018 03:50

Norway's Gas Exports Set to Match Annual Record Featured

Norway's gas exports hit a new high of 36.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) this summer and the annual deliveries will be on a par with…
Friday, 21 September 2018 03:28

Europe Gas Trade Volume on Track for Record in 2018 Featured

European gas trading volumes in 2018 may beat the record 51,000 terawatt hours (TWh) recorded in 2016 unless unseasonally warm weather prevails for the rest…
Mexican state oil firm Pemex has reached a preliminary agreement with a consortium led by Talos Energy to evaluate whether the group's find in the…