2019, July, 20, 11:40:00ALFANAR RENEWABLE INVESTMENT TO BRITAIN £1 BLN
The Alfanar Group, one of Saudi Arabia’s largest industrial conglomerates, has announced that it will set up a renewable energy office in the UK, through its subsidiary ‘Alfanar Energy UK Ltd.’ The new subsidiary will be headquartered in London, tapping into the UK’s highly skilled workforce and creating up to 30 jobs.
2019, July, 12, 08:15:00ADNOC, RUSSIA INVESTMENT
ADNOC Group CEO Dr. Sultan Al Jaber met with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Moscow as ADNOC looks to expand its partnership and investment base.
2019, July, 12, 07:50:00SAUDI ARAMCO, MCDERMOTT CONTRACT $4.5 BLN
McDermott has won two engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts from Saudi Aramco worth more than $4.5bn for the Marjan Increment Programme.
2019, July, 12, 07:45:00SAUDI ARAMCO, SAIPEM CONTRACT $3.5 BLN
As part of its larger increment programmes for Marjan and Berri, Saudi Aramco has awarded Saipem two EPCI contracts worth more than $3.5bn.
2019, July, 10, 12:40:00CHEVRON, QATAR DEAL $8 BLN
Chevron Phillips Chemical, a joint venture of Chevron and Phillips 66, will be the majority owner with a 51 percent share, with Qatar Petroleum owning 49 percent of the project. The companies expect a final investment decision no later than 2021 for the project, which has a target of starting in 2024.
2019, July, 9, 16:35:00SAUDI ARAMCO CONTRACTS $18 BLN
Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Marjan and Berri increment programs. The company plans to boost the Marjan and Berri fields’ production capacity by 550,000 barrels per day of Arabian Crude Oil and 2.5 billion standard cubic feet a day (BSCFD) of gas.
2019, July, 8, 12:25:00EQUINOR SELLS LUNDIN $1.56 BLN
Equinor ASA (OSE: EQNR, NYSE EQNR) has agreed with Lundin Petroleum AB to divest a 16 percent shareholding in Lundin Petroleum for a direct interest of 2.6 percent in the Johan Sverdrup field and a cash consideration of around USD 650 million.
2019, July, 5, 11:25:00CHINA'S OIL GAS RULES DOWN
China has lifted restrictions on foreign investment in its conventional oil and gas upstream and city gas distribution sectors, in an attempt to boost resource development, and setting the stage to break the monopoly of national oil companies.
2019, July, 3, 11:25:00FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN U.S. UP 8.7%
Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $296.4 billion (preliminary) in 2018. Expenditures were up 8.7 percent from $272.8 billion (revised) in 2017
2019, July, 1, 11:55:00RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA DEAL
Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a deal with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to extend the OPEC+ agreement at current production levels for the rest of this year and potentially into early 2020.
2019, July, 1, 11:35:00RUSSIA, JAPAN IN ARCTIC LNG 2
in the presence of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, PAO NOVATEK and the consortium of Mitsui & Co and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation JOGMEC signed the Sales and Purchase Agreement to purchase a 10% participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project.
2019, June, 28, 12:10:00SAUDI ARABIA, S.KOREA COOPERATION $8.3 BLN
The countries signed an $8.3 billion economic cooperation pact that included a $6 billion deal between Saudi Aramco and the Korean company S-Oil to build an oil refinery and downstream petrochemical facilities in South Korea.
2019, June, 26, 13:45:00NORWAY'S FUND RENEWABLE INVESTMENT
The Scandinavian nation’s parliament voted on Wednesday to instruct its $1 trillion fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies, representing around 2% of the fund.
2019, June, 20, 17:30:00LNG RISKS UP
Around $200 billion in projects across the globe from Australia to the United States are racing to be approved over the next two years, vying to provide around 65 million tonnes of new annual supplies that are needed by 2025, according to estimates by consultants Wood Mackenzie.
2019, June, 19, 11:05:00ANADARKO, MOZAMBIQUE LNG
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) and the co-venturers in Mozambique's Offshore Area 1, announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Anadarko-led Area 1 Mozambique LNG project. This official declaration of FID confirms the Area 1 Plan of Development is now effective with notice provided to the Government of Mozambique that all conditions precedent have been fulfilled, and the project can now advance to the construction phase.