2017, October, 20, 12:15:00ROSNEFT IN KURDISTAN
The share of Rosneft Group Subsidiaries in PSA will be 80%, the amount of payments for the projects farm-in and geological information for each of five blocks ranges from 40 mln. USD to 110 mln. USD and may total to 400 mln.USD.
2017, October, 20, 12:10:00NORWAY'S PRODUCTION DOWN 171 TBD
NPD - Preliminary production figures for September 2017 show an average daily production of 1 772 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 171 000 barrels per day compared to August.
2017, October, 18, 19:00:00GAZPROM FOR AUSTRIA: +48%
From January 1 through October 15, 2017, Gazprom had supplied Austria with 6.4 billion cubic meters of gas, up 48.3 per cent or 2.1 billion cubic meters of gas versus the same period in 2016. Moreover, on October 4, 2017, the amount of gas delivered by Gazprom to Austria since the start of 2017 exceeded the full-year total for 2016 (6.13 and 6.1 billion cubic meters, respectively).
2017, October, 18, 18:55:00U.S. OIL + 81 TBD, GAS + 827 MCFD
EIA - Crude oil production from the major US onshore regions is forecast to increase 81,000 b/d month-over-month in November to 6.12 million b/d.
2017, October, 18, 18:50:00U.S. OIL PRODUCTION 9.4 MBD
EIA forecasts that U.S crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in the second half of 2017, 340,000 b/d more than in the first half of 2017. Production in 2018 is expected to average 9.9 million b/d, surpassing the previous high of 9.6 million b/d set in 1970.
2017, October, 18, 18:45:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.3%
FRB - Industrial production rose 0.3 percent in September. The rates of change for July and August were notably revised; the current estimate for July, a decrease of 0.1 percent, was 0.5 percentage point lower than previously reported, while the estimate for August, a decrease of 0.7 percent, was 0.2 percentage point higher than before.
2017, October, 18, 18:40:00U.S. LNG RISK
There are more than a dozen LNG export projects currently being proposed to US regulators, though across the industry almost no final investment decisions have been announced over the last 18 months and some developers have delayed their decisions into 2018 or beyond. Few firm supply purchase agreements have been announced for the projects that have yet to commit to moving forward.
2017, October, 18, 18:35:00CANADA'S OIL PRICE: $50 - $53
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Canada's largest energy customer has boosted domestic oil production from less than four million barrels per day in 2008 to 9.2 million bpd now, while gas output has risen from 67 million cubic feet per day to 89 million cf/d.
2017, October, 18, 18:30:00EGYPT SOLAR INVESTMENT
Egypt’s fledgling solar industry attracted $1.8 billion of investment, largely from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank’s International Finance Corp.
2017, October, 13, 12:30:00CHEVRON - AUSTRALIA LNG
Wheatstone, co-owned by Australia’s Woodside Petroleum, Kuwait Foreign Exploration Co and Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Co, has two gas liquefaction units, which at full capacity will supply 8.9 million metric tonnes of LNG a year to customers in Asia.
2017, October, 11, 12:45:00U.S. OIL WELLS UP 84%
API announced that estimated wells completed in the third quarter of 2017 increased 63 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. This includes a dramatic 84 percent increase for all oil wells completed from year-ago levels.
2017, October, 11, 12:40:00INDIA - OPEC ENGAGEMENT
‘India's engagement with OPEC is important as India sources about 86% of crude oil, 75% of natural gas, 95% of LPG from OPEC Member Countries.’
2017, October, 11, 12:30:00SHELL DIVESTS BRAZIL
“This transaction allows us to focus our efforts in Brazil on areas where we see the most strategic value for Shell longer-term,” said Shell’s Integrated Gas and New Energies Director, Maarten Wetselaar. “Brazil is an important country to Shell, and our portfolio of high quality assets and development opportunities positions us well for the future.”
2017, October, 9, 21:40:00NOVATEK DOWN 7.5%
NOVATEK’s marketable hydrocarbons production totaled 374.7 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), including 46.03 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas and 8,806 thousand tons of liquids (gas condensate and crude oil), resulting in a decrease in total hydrocarbons production by 30.4 million boe, or by 7.5%, as compared with the nine months 2016.
2017, October, 9, 21:35:00WORLDWIDE RIG COUNT DOWN 35
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) announced today that the Baker Hughes international rig count for September 2017 was 931, down 21 from the 952 counted in August 2017, and down 3 from the 934 counted in September 2016. The international offshore rig count for September 2017 was 190, down 11 from the 201 counted in August 2017, and down 31 from the 221 counted in September 2016.