National Oilwell Varco Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Earnings.
China Petrochemical Corp., Asia’s biggest refiner, made a “strategic breakthrough” in shale gas exploration in southwest China’s Sichuan province.
BAKER HUGHES showed Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 results.
Gazprom on Wednesday proposed signing a major China gas export deal in May, as industry sources indicated that the Russian gas giant may offer a lower price in return for billions of dollars in upfront payments.
Gazpromneft-Khantos, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, produced a record high 13.7mn tons of oil last year, 7.5% more than in 2012 and 0.67mn tons more than expected.
SCHLUMBERGER published Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 results.
Royal Dutch Shell reportedly would divest mature upstream assets in the North Sea and elsewhere, more of its refining portfolio and some projects that have not yet reached final investment decision.
Looking to expand shale-based oil production outside of its home country of France, where the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing drilling is banned, Total announced it was purchasing a 40% stake in two U.K. oil exploration areas.