2019, August, 23, 10:40:00ROSNEFT IN MOZAMBIQUE
Rosneft Oil Company and the National Petroleum Institute (Instituto Nacional de Petróleo, INP) have signed a Cooperation Agreement. The document was signed by Chief Executive Officer of Rosneft Oil Company Igor Sechin and Chairman of INP Carlos Zacarias. In addition, Rosneft has signed a Memorandum on Expansion of cooperation in Mozambique with the National Hydrocarbon Company (Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, ENH).
2019, August, 23, 10:25:00U.S. WANT VIETNAM OIL AND GAS
U.S. energy firms had interests in the South China Sea and Washington was “committed to bolstering the energy security of our partners and allies in the Indo-Pacific region and in ensuring uninterrupted regional oil and gas production for the global market.”U.S. warships have conducted periodic “freedom of navigation” operations in the South China Sea to challenge China’s claim to nearly all of the strategic waterway.
2019, August, 21, 12:00:00ROSNEFT OUTPUT 5.8 MBD
Rosneft's hydrocarbon production in H1 2019 amounted to 5.81 mmboed (141.8 mmtoe for the half-year), exceeding H1 2018 level by 1.8%.
2019, August, 19, 11:30:00NORWAY'S JULY PRODUCTION 1.8 MBD
Preliminary production figures for July 2019 show an average daily production of 1 799 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 402 000 barrels per day compared to June.
2019, August, 19, 11:15:00U.S. RIGS UP 1 TO 935
U.S. Rig Count is up 1 rig from last week to 935, with oil rigs up 6 to 770, gas rigs down 4 to 165, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 0. Canada Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 142, with oil rigs up 7 to 101 and gas rigs down 5 to 41.
2019, August, 14, 12:20:00CHINA'S OIL THROUGHPUT UP 5.6%
For the first seven months of 2019, Chinese crude throughput rose 5.6% from a year earlier to 369.73 million tonnes, or 12.73 million bpd, the NBS reported.
2019, August, 14, 12:15:00MENA ENERGY INVESTMENT: $859 BLN
Oil, gas and petrochemical projects, valued at more than US $859 billion, are either underway or planned in the Middle East and North Africa, MENA, of these US $283 billion are projects are being implemented, as the region gets ready to meet the forecast increases in demand for energy over the next two decades.
2019, August, 13, 13:30:00SAUDIS INVESTMENT FOR INDIA $100 BLN
Saudi Arabia's officials unveiled plans to invest $100 billion in India, with the bulk of the funds going toward the infrastructure and energy sectors.
2019, August, 13, 13:25:00U.S. PRODUCTION: OIL + 85 TBD, GAS + 729 MCFD
U.S. EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 85,000 b/d month-over-month in August from 8,683 to 8,768 thousand barrels/day, gas production to increase 729 million cubic feet/day from 80,866 to 81,595 million cubic feet/day .
2019, August, 13, 13:20:001ST CASPIAN ECONOMIC FORUM
Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to divide the region's oil wealth.
2019, August, 13, 13:10:00LUKOIL'S PRODUCTION 2.3 MBD
For the six months of 2019 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project was 2,352 thousand boe per day, which is 2.8% higher year-on-year. The increase was mainly driven by the development of gas projects in Uzbekistan, as well as oil production growth in Russia due to change in terms of the external limitations of Russian companies' production volumes.
2019, August, 12, 12:45:00ARAMCO, RELIANCE DEAL 20%
Aramco signed a letter of intent to take a 20% stake in Reliance’s oil-to-chemicals business in one of the largest ever foreign investments in India, Reliance announced.
2019, August, 12, 12:40:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 8 TO 934
U.S. Rig Count is down 8 rigs from last week to 934, with oil rigs down 6 to 764, gas rigs down 2 to 169, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 1. Canada Rig Count is up 3 rigs from last week to 140, with oil rigs up 3 to 94 and gas rigs unchanged at 46.
2019, August, 9, 13:00:00OCCIDENTAL, ANADARKO TRANSACTION: $55 BLN
Occidental Petroleum Corporation ("Occidental" or "the Company") (NYSE: OXY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ("Anadarko") (NYSE: APC) in a transaction valued at $55 billion, including the assumption of Anadarko’s debt.
2019, August, 8, 11:15:00TURKEY, RUSSIA COOPERATION
Russia expressed its readiness to cooperate with Turkey in its oil and gas explorations in the eastern Mediterranean.