2015, November, 19, 19:35:00AZERBAIJAN GAS UP 6%
Azerbaijan’s commercial gas production increased by 6.2 percent in 10 month of 2015, compared to the same period in last year, the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan reported on November 17.
2015, November, 18, 19:35:00U.K. ENERGY PRIORITIES
The U.K. government will make keeping the lights on the top priority with natural gas and nuclear power playing a central role in that goal, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd is expected to say in a major speech later Wednesday setting out a new energy policy for the country.
2015, November, 18, 19:30:00U.S. GAS TO EUROPE
Gazprom would need to bring spot gas prices below $4 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), versus around $5.65 per mmBtu now, to shut Europe off to U.S. imports - a level Goldman Sachs expects could be reached by 2018/2019.
2015, November, 18, 19:30:00RUSSIAN - GERMAN NORD STREAM
Gabriel explained that he would ensure that construction of the pipeline would remain legal in the eyes of the German authorities. Gabriel also made it clear that Brussels should have limited involvement with the project.
2015, November, 15, 14:30:00PRESSURE ON IRAN
Iran said in September it had approved a draft of international oil and gas contracts to attract foreign investors and oil buyers once international sanctions are lifted but has not provided details so far.
2015, November, 15, 14:25:00IRAN STARTS 18 PROJECTS
The country produced 44.5 million tons of petrochemicals in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2015), with over 10 percent rise from 40.5 million tons in its preceding year.
2015, November, 15, 14:20:00RUSSIAN - IRANIAN TALKS
Tehran has recently strengthened ties with Moscow, which is considering providing two loans worth a total of $7 billion to Iran.
2015, November, 15, 14:15:00NORWAY'S GAS UP
"The total petroleum production for the first ten months in 2015 is about 188.6 million Sm3 [standard cubic metres] oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 74.9 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 18.2 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 95.5 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale. The total volume is 10.3 MSm3 o.e. higher than for the same period in 2014," the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) wrote on Friday.
2015, November, 15, 14:10:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 4
U.S. Rig Count is down 4 rigs from last week to 767, with oil rigs up 2 to 574, and gas rigs down 6 to 193. U.S. Rig Count is down 1,161 rigs from last year at 1,928, with oil rigs down 1,004, and gas rigs down 157. The U.S. Offshore rig count is 33, up 1 rig from last week, and down 19 rigs year over year.
2015, November, 15, 13:55:00ROSNEFT UP, GAZPROM DOWN
Rosneft, a company led by Igor Sechin, said that in the first nine months of 2015 it produced 45.92 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas, increased from 40.87 bcm in the same period last year. On Friday, Gazprom reduced its 2015 forecasts to 427 bcm, a significant decrease on its forecasts released six months ago,which expected production for the year to reach 485 bcm.
2015, November, 12, 20:00:00RUSSIA & KUWAIT COOPERATION
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin met with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah this week to discuss opportunities for cooperation in the fields of energy and diplomacy. The two countries also signed a memorandum for military technical cooperation.
2015, November, 12, 19:55:00IRAN & IRAQ AGREEMENT
Tehran and Baghdad today signed an 6-year agreement on November 11, aimed at exporting 25 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) of Iranian gas to Iraq's Basra.
2015, November, 11, 19:45:00RELIABLE PARTNERS FOR EUROPE
“Russia plays a central role in the question of how we Europeans can secure our energy supply,” Schroeder, whose friendship with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been controversial in Germany, said at the Nov. 9 event. “Norway and Russia are the most secure and reliable energy partners for Europe.”
2015, November, 11, 19:35:00REALISTIC NORD STREAM
“Russia plays a central role in the question of how we Europeans can secure our energy supply. Norway and Russia are the most secure and reliable energy partners for Europe”, said the former German Chancellor.
2015, November, 9, 19:55:00OIL CUTS $200 BLN
The oil and gas industry has cut $200 billion from investments this year as low prices discourage new projects, leading to cuts in crude supplies equal to half the daily output of Saudi Arabia, according to the kingdom’s Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman.