Vankorneft is the operating company of the Vankor oil and gas condensate field and the North Vankor licence, in East Siberia, Russia. This acquisition will increase ONGC Videsh’s stake in the company to 26%. The company had previously acquired 15% in the project in May this year for USD 1.27 billion. The new transaction is expected to close by the end of the year.
We expect these acquired assets to generate substantial free cash flow,(1) enhancing our ability to increase US onshore activity in the Delaware and DJ basins. Our current plans are to add two rigs in each play later this year, and to increase activity further thereafter, with an expectation of more than doubling our production to at least 600,000 BOE per day collectively from these two basins over the next five years.
U.S. oil production down 61 tbd, gas production doun 302 mcfd.
U.S. Rig Count is down 340 rigs from last year's count of 848, with oil rigs down 238, gas rigs down 104, and miscellaneous rigs up 2. Canadian Rig Count is down 51 rigs from last year's count of 185, with oil rigs up 4, gas rigs down 56, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
Если говорить о сотрудничестве в газовой сфере, это увеличение поставок СПГ в Японию, возможность участия компаний и банков этой страны в возведении второй очереди "Ямал СПГ" (речь идет о проекте завода по сжижению природного газа "Арктик СПГ-2" на полуострове Гыдан — прим. ред.). В ходе переговоров представители японской стороны также отметили, что очень довольны итогами своего участия в "Сахалине-2" и проявляют интерес к финансированию и строительству третьей очереди СПГ-завода "Сахалин-2". Кроме того, они также хотели бы расширить поставки углеводородов с сахалинских проектов.
The international rig count for August 2016 was 937 down 1 from the 938 counted in July 2016, and down 200 from the 1,137 counted in August 2015. The international offshore rig count for August 2016 was 228, up 2 from the 226 counted in July 2016, and down 42 from the 270 counted in August 2015.
Asia's net oil imports surpassed the total amount of oil consumed in North America in 2015 and are set to rise after producers slashed spending on exploration and production on low oil prices, leaving oilfields at risk of sharp production declines in the next decade.
In April, the company said it expected up to 12,000 employees to leave as part of the layoff program.
U.S. Rig Count is down 367 rigs from last year's count of 864, with oil rigs down 255, gas rigs down 114, and miscellaneous rigs up 2. Canadian Rig Count is down 50 rigs from last year's count of 187, with oil rigs down 1, and gas rigs down 49.
“Combining CNPC’s operational expertise with BP’s technology and experience, we now expect to leverage the synergies between these blocks. This new PSC clearly demonstrates our continued commitment to invest in projects in China which will deliver long-term value to BP, to our Chinese partners and, most importantly, to the country.”