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(Argus, 16.Jan.2020) — Venezuela kicked off the new year with at least 730,000 b/d of crude exports, led by several India-bound cargoes, according to local and international shipping data obtained by Argus. In the first half of January, a half dozen tankers loaded at state-owned PdV's Jose terminal, most recently ...
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(GeoPark, 16.Jan.2020) — GeoPark Limited closed the previously announced acquisition of Amerisur Resources Plc. GeoPark acquired the entire issued share capital of Amerisur for a total cash consideration of approximately $314 million (approximately £242 million at an offer price of 19.21 pence per share). The Company is funding the transaction ...
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(Reuters, 16.Jan.2020) — Colombia’s environment minister said on Thursday the Andean country will increase monitoring of its jungles and forests to fight deforestation and protect the species that call these areas home. Colombia, home to glacial mountain peaks, the northern part of the Amazon jungle and other ecosystems, is one ...
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(Stabroek News, 16.Jan.2020) — A Guyanese offshore laboratory technician will go down in history as the person to test the first sample of Guyanese crude oil as it came through the Liza Destiny Floating, Production, Storage and Offload-ing (FPSO) vessel. According to an ExxonMobil release yesterday, Shivnarine Outar, a laboratory ...
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(Reuters, 15.Jan.2020) — The Trump administration’s envoy on Venezuela said China appears to be scaling back economic support for President Nicolas Maduro, and Beijing acknowledged a diminishing role largely due to U.S. sanctions against the OPEC nation. As China’s economic activities have declined, Maduro and his socialist government are becoming ...
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(Tullow, 15.Jan.2020) — Tullow Oil plc issued this update and guidance in advance of the Group’s 2019 Full Year Results. “Tullow has ended 2019 with average production of 86,700 bopd and free cash flow generation of c.$350 million. Since our December announcement, Tullow’s senior team has been working hard on ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 14.Jan.2020) — Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro signed a decree for the mandatory and immediate fulfillment of the sale of 4.5 million barrels of crude oil in Petros from the certified physical reserve stock of 30 million barrels currently held by state oil company Petróleos de ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 14.Jan.2020) — Bolivia’s state oil company Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) guaranteed residents in La Paz and interior portions of the land-locked country that there was sufficient supplies of special gasoline and diesel oil to fulfill demand. YPFB made the announcement 14 January 2020 in ...
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(Argus, 13.Jan.2020 — Citgo, the US refiner that Venezuela's political opposition nominally wrested from the Opec country's national oil company PdV in 2019, is abandoning a refinery project in Aruba, sparking fury on the Dutch-controlled island. In a 27 December letter obtained by Argus, Citgo Aruba Refining (CAR) told workers ...
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(Reuters, 13.Jan.2020) — Venezuela, its oil exports decimated by U.S. sanctions, is testing a new method of getting its crude to market: allocating cargoes to joint-venture partners including Chevron Corp, which in turn market the oil to customers in Asia and Africa. This would not violate sanctions as long as ...
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(WoodMac, 13.Jan.2020) — Wood Mackenzie has identified six themes that will impact Asia Pacific’s gas and LNG markets in 2020. Asian LNG spot prices to fall further In 2019, the global LNG market relied heavily on Europe to absorb excess supply. Surging new LNG production from US and Australian projects ...
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(Reuters, 12.Jan.2020) — An Oklahoma oilfield company that played a central role in Venezuela's high profile attempt to convince the world it could halt production declines at its dilapidated oilfields has shut its doors, according to three people familiar with the matter. In 2016, Horizontal Well Drillers, a closely held ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 11.Jan.2020) — Illegal valves were again detected stealing crude oil from the Caño Limón-Coveñas oil pipeline and subsequently produced an oil spill in Caño Veinte in the Village of Cerro Madera in rural Tibú. Barriers have already been installed to maintain the spill, Colombia’s state ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 10.Jan.2020) — Bogotá Energy Group (GEB) was awarded 0.01% of the shares of Electro Dunas S.A.A. (EDSAA) by the Lima Stock Exchange in Peru as a result of a Public Procurement Offer (OPA by its Spanish acronym) made 9 December 2019. EDSAA is an affiliate ...
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(Reuters, 10.Jan.2020) — The Brazilian government authorized Bolivian oil and gas company YPFB to use the Gasbol pipeline to sell gas to other companies in Brazil beyond state-run oil firm Petrobras, according to a publication on Friday in the official gazette. Brazil's Energy Ministry gave the green light to a ...
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(Reuters, 8.Jan.2020) — Venezuela’s ruling Socialist Party hopes legislators it recently declared to be in charge of congress will approve changes to ownership of some crucial state oil assets, five opposition lawmakers said on Wednesday. Pro-government legislators on Sunday declared little-known politician Luis Parra as the head of congress after ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 8.Jan.2020) — Some Asian importers of Iraqi crude oil may scout for more heavy sour crude from Central and South America in the first quarter, as ongoing missile strikes in Iraq has put regular flow of Basrah crude to the Far East at some risk. Asian refiners ...
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(Argus, 8.Jan.2020) — Argentina's shale fracturing hit a record in 2019 despite a deceleration sparked by political and economic uncertainty at the end of the year. A total of 6,425 hydraulic fractures were carried out last year in the Vaca Muerta formation, a 33pc increase from 4,825 in 2018, according ...
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(MHPS, 7.Jan.2020) — Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS), Patria Investments, and Shell announced the signing of a contract with Brazil’s State-owned development bank (BNDES) to finance the gas-powered Marlim Azul Energia power plant, in Macaé (Rio de Janeiro State). The loan approved by the bank for the construction of ...
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(Apache, 7.Jan.2020) — Apache Corporation and Total S.A. announced a significant oil discovery at the Maka Central-1 well drilled offshore Suriname on Block 58. The well was drilled using the drillship Noble Sam Croft with Apache as operator holding a 50% working interest and Total holding a 50% working interest ...
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(Total, 7.Jan.2020) — Total and Apache have made a material oil discovery with the Maka Central-1 well on Block 58 offshore Suriname, on trend with the prolific discoveries in the adjacent Stabroek block in Guyana. The Maka Central-1 well was drilled by a water depth of about 1,000 meters and ...
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(Argus, 7.Jan.2020) — Third-party evaluation showed that 60pc of Mexico's major Zama crude discovery lies within Talos Energy's shallow-water block 7, with the remainder on state-owned Pemex's acreage, the private operator has notified the energy ministry. The official notification of a joint reservoir by Talos Energy moves deciding how the ...
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(Caribbean Life News, 7.Jan.2020) — Guyana is on the cusp of great wealth development, celebrating its historic oil discovery of approximately half a billion barrels, but as this new industry takes shape, Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, expressed interest in seeing diaspora oil and gas professionals return home to fill ...
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(Argus, 7.Jan.2020) — The White House appears likely to extend a waiver for Chevron to operate in Venezuela after US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido overcame a government-backed rival to retain control of the National Assembly. Guaido, accompanied by allied deputies, pushed past heavy security surrounding the assembly this morning and ...
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(Reuters, 7.Jan.2020) — Venezuela’s oil exports plummeted 32% last year to 1.001 million barrels per day, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and state-run PDVSA’s reports, as a lack of staff and capital drove output to its lowest level in almost 75 years and U.S. sanctions shrank exports markets. The drop ...
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(Reuters, 7.Jan.2020) — Three people were injured in a fire on a platform run by Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) on Tuesday, the company said, briefly leading to the evacuation of the rig. The fire broke out on the Akal-C6 platform in the Sound of Campeche in the ...
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(Chron.com, 7.Jan.2020) — Talos Energy touted promising new study results in Mexico's first big deepwater oil discovery, and the Houston producer is pushing to move forward so it can maintain control of the project. Talos' hold on the potentially prolific Zama discovery is somewhat tenuous because Mexico's state energy company ...
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(Mann+Hummel, 6.Jan.2020) — On 31 December 2019, the former CEO of Mann+Hummel Fluid Brasil, Luis Guilherme Pozzani da Rocha, officially signed the 100 percent purchase document of the company. The thereby created new company Fluid Brasil continues operating in the area of water and wastewater treatment, as well as being ...
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(Petrobras, 6.Jan.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on December 13, 2019, reports that it has received new correspondence from the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) in which it reports that it has invited Banco de Investimentos Credit Suisse (Brasil) S.A., Bank of America Merrill ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 6.Jan.2020) — Brazil sugar and ethanol group Cosan applied for environmental permits to build a second tranche of the Route 4 offshore natural gas export pipeline in a move that would add much-needed transportation capacity and boost oil and gas output from subsalt fields, according to documents ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 6.Jan.2020) — The US may respond to escalating political disarray in Venezuela by allowing a sanctions waiver for Chevron and four US oil services companies to expire later this month and could ratchet up oil sanctions on foreign companies still working in the South American country, analysts ...
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(Canadian Solar, 6.Jan.2020) — Canadian Solar Inc. increased the size of its Board of Directors from five to six directors and appointed Lauren C. Templeton as an independent director, thereby increasing the number of independent directors to five. The Company also announced that it has appointed Karl E. Olsoni as ...
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(Fair Observer, 6.Jan.2020) — Guyana, home to just 750,000 people, is about to leap from one of the poorest to one of the richest countries in the world. The financial predators are circling, led by the Chinese. Guyana’s inexperience, incompetence and lack of Western interest will hand the Chinese a ...
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(Reuters, 6.Jan.2020) — Brazil’s government is working on a policy to reduce the local impact of spikes in international oil prices, officials said on Monday, reviving questions about the state oil firm’s independence in setting fuel prices. Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque told reporters the government will not create ...
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(Stabroek News, 3.Jan.2020) — The commencement by ExxonMobil less than a fortnight ago of oil recovery from what is now firmly categorized as a “world class” oil find inside its Stabroek Block, while promising to yield lucrative medium to long term returns, it set to bring even quicker returns to ...
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(Reuters, 3.Jan.2020) — Venezuela’s Petropiar facility, a joint venture between state oil company PDVSA and Chevron Corp, is once again operating as a crude upgrader after several months working as a less complex blending facility, according to a document seen by Reuters and a source with knowledge of the matter ...
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(Reuters, 3.Jan.2020) — Mexico threw troubled state oil company Pemex a lifeline in 2019 to stop $80 billion in bonds held by investors worldwide being labeled junk by credit rating agencies. Now, investors worry that the state itself is a risk for Pemex. Mexico’s creditworthiness came under increasing scrutiny in ...
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(Eco, 3.Jan.2020) — Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. notes the recent announcement by Tullow Oil (37.5%), in partnership with Repsol (Operator, 37.5%) and Total (25%), regarding the cretaceous age light oil discovery made at the Carapa-1 well on the Kanuku block, directly in board of the Orinduik Block offshore ...
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(Petrobras, 3.Jan.2020) — Petrobras, informs that, due to the latest events in Middle East, it will carry on with its international market monitoring process. The company points out that, according to its current pricing practices, there is no pre-defined frequency for applying adjustments. The company will continue to monitor the ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 3.Jan.2019) — Ecuador’s state oil company PetroAmazonas EP boosted its production of crude oil by 4% in 2019, according to the country’s Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources (MENRNR). PetroAmazonas’ production reached 423,970 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) in 2019 -- which ...
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(Reuters, 3.Jan.2020) — Venezuelan state company PDVSA is letting some joint venture partners take over the day-to-day operation of oilfields as its own capacity dwindles due to sanctions and a lack of cash and staff, according to a former oil minister, an opposition lawmaker and industry sources. Crude production by ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 2.Jan.2019) — South America’s Ecuador is producing 537,689 barrels per day of crude oil, the country’s Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources (MENRNR) announced 2 January 2020 in an official statement. *** © Energy Analytics Institute (EAI) ...
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(Petrobras, 2.Jan.2020) — Petrobras announced that Board Member Clarissa de Araújo Lins presented her resignation as member of the Board of Directors of the company, as well as the Board Committees of which she was a member, for professional reasons that prevent her, at this moment, from continuing to perform ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 2.Jan.2020) — Ecuador officially exited the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC, effectively 1 January 2020. The small South American country plans to divert monies previously devoted to OPEC to activities such as exploration and exploitation with aim to boost domestic production of crude ...
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(WindFloat, 2.Jan.2020) — WindFloat Atlantic wind farm is now operational. After the energisation of the 20-km cable connecting the offshore wind farm and the substation of Viana do Castello, the first of the three platforms comprising the Windplus consortium’s wind farm, was successfully connected on 31st December. The other two ...
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(Reuters, 2.Jan.2020) — Shares of Tullow Oil dropped by nearly a fifth on Thursday as the Africa-focused oil producer's update on the commercial viability of its new well offshore Guyana disappointed investors. Tullow said the Carapa well in the Kanuku offshore block contains oil with less than 1% sulphur content ...
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(Bloomberg, 2.Jan.2020) — Tullow Oil Plc discovered light oil at its Carapa-1 well in Guyana, but the reservoir was smaller than the troubled company had expected prior to drilling. Shares fell as much as 20%. The independent oil producer’s first discovery of the new year comes after a calamitous 2019 ...
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(Tullow, 2.Jan.2020) — Tullow Oil plc announces that the Carapa-1 exploration well, drilled on the Kanuku licence offshore Guyana, has encountered approximately four metres of net oil pay based on preliminary interpretation, and has extended the prolific Cretaceous oil play into the Group’s Guyana acreage. Related Story: Tullow Oil plc ...
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(Stabroek News, 1.Jan.2020 — The Department of Energy (DE) has awarded a consultancy to Bayphase Ltd for the evaluation of plans for the development of ExxonMobil’s Payara oil field. Payara would be the third of ExxonMobil’s developments in the Stabroek Block. The Liza-1 and Liza-2 have already been approved. In ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 1.Jan.2020) — South America’s Guyana, in preparation for elections to be held by the end of the first quarter of 2020, has opened calls for local and domestic observer groups. The initiative is “in order to enhance transparency, credibility and impartiality of General and Regional ...
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(Oilprice.com, 31.Dec.2019) — If anyone is to ever write a guidebook on political survival, the skills of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro would certainly top the contemporary charts. This autumn went relatively well for the besieged leader as the political headlines drifted towards the US-China trade wars, OPEC+ production cuts and ...
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(Reuters, 31.Dec.2019) — With an emoji of a flexing bicep, Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., or PDVSA, on Tuesday celebrated what was once a routine task in the OPEC nation: delivering gasoline. Acute gasoline shortages in much of Venezuela’s interior have in recent days reached the capital ...
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(Petrobras, 30.Dec.2019) — Petrobras following up on the press release disclosed on 27 December 2019, reaffirms that the total value of the sale of 50% of exploration and production rights of the Tartaruga Verde field (concession BM-C-36) and Module III of the Espadarte field to Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda was ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 30.Dec.2019) — Brazil’s state oil giant Petrobras inked a transition agreement under the natural gas supply agreement (GSA) with its Bolivian counterpart Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos or YPFB. The agreement, signed on 27 December 2019, establishes a transition period (from 1 January 2020 thru 30 ...
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(Petrobras, 30.Dec.2019) — Petrobras announced that JP Morgan Chase will be the new representative of the American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program for its shares traded in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2024. ADR holders may call the new depositary bank at 1-800-990-1135 ...
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(Argus, 30.Dec.2019) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's pledges to put state-owned Pemex back at the center of policy have worried investors who had banked on joint public-private opportunities. But operating statistics a little more than a year after the president took office show few signs of a revitalized ...
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(Argus, 30.Dec.2019) — Possibly narrower differentials for sour crudes — under pressure from looming emissions regulations — could slow Ecuador's repayment of its oil-backed debt and limit availability for spot market exports in the first half of 2020. Ecuador produces heavy sour Napo and medium sour Oriente crudes. It owes ...
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(Argus, 30.Dec.2019) — Mexico's oxygenates sector — long dominated by methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) — could face market pressures to move toward ethanol as an octane enhancer for gasoline in 2020. MTBE will likely continue to be the prevailing enhancer, but further expansion of private suppliers in 2020 could ...
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(Petrobras, 27.Dec.2019) — Petrobras today made the final payments in the amount of R$ 34.191 billion (thirty four billion one hundred and ninety one million reais), referring to the bidding rounds of the Transfer of Rights (TOR) surplus, Buzios and Itapú areas, 16th round under Concession Regime, block CM-477, and ...
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(Petrobras, 27.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 20 December 2019, announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Petrobras Biocombustível S.A. (PBio), signed a contract for the sale of its 6.07% stake in Bioóleo Industrial e Comercial S.A. (Bioóleo) to 2H Participações Societárias EIRELI, which holds the other 93.93% ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 26.Dec.2019) — A scheduled stoppage at the Bajo Alto Natural Gas Liquefaction Plant located in the El Guabo in the province of El Oro concluded on 24 December 2019 and the plant commenced operations again on 26 Dec. Work at the plant -- which cost ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 25.Dec.2019) — EP PetroEcuador initiated start-up activities on 25 December 2019 at the Crude Unit 2 (R2) of the Shushufindi Refinery, located in the province of Sucumbíos, after 48 days of scheduled maintenance work began. Work over the past two months has cost the company ...
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(Zacks, 24.Dec.2019) — Shares of Apache Corporation rallied more than 17% in yesterday’s trading, hitting an all-time high among the S&P 500 components, after the energy explorer teamed up with Total S.A. in Suriname. With a view to explore and develop Block 58 offshore Suriname, Apache has entered into a ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 24.Dec.2019) — US sanctions on PDVSA shut down roughly 500,000 b/d of crude flows from Venezuela to Gulf Coast refineries within a matter of weeks after being imposed in January, and helped cut the South American nation's oil production roughly in half before the end of the ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 24.Dec.2019) — In remembrance of long-time energy journalist David Renwick who passed away in Trinidad, we share this video of him from 2015 talking about why oil prices are falling. Related Story: Veteran journalist Renwick to be laid to rest today *** © Energy Analytics ...
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(Total, 23.Dec.2019) — Total has signed an agreement with Apache Corporation to acquire a 50% working interest and operatorship in the highly prospective Block 58 offshore Suriname, further expanding Total’s footprint in the prolific Guyana-Suriname basin. Block 58 is located on trend with the prolific discoveries in the adjacent Stabroek ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 23.Dec.2019) — Brazilian crude and natural gas production soared to a fresh record high in November as oil output topped 3 million b/d for the first time ever in Latin America's largest producer, the country's National Petroleum Agency, or ANP, said Monday. Oil companies operating in Brazil ...
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(Sempra LNG, 23.Dec.2019) — Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced that Cameron LNG has begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the second liquefaction train of the export facility in Hackberry, La. "We are pleased to reach this important milestone in the development of the liquefaction facility," said ...
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(EDP, 23.Dec.2019) — Energía del Pacífico (EDP) today announced completion of project financing for the liquefied natural gas (LNG)-to-power project currently under construction at the Port of Acajutla, El Salvador. The transformative infrastructure project brings approximately $1 billion foreign direct investment for the Central American nation, making it the largest ...
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(Petrobras, 23.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 12/03/2019, announces that it has started the binding phase referring to the sale of its interest in two onshore exploratory blocks, located in the Espírito Santo Basin. Qualified parties for this phase will receive a process letter with instructions ...
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(Exxon, 23.Dec.2019) — ExxonMobil said today it made an oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Mako-1 well southeast of the Liza field, marking the 15th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of more than 6 billion oil-equivalent barrels on the Stabroek ...
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(Petrobras, 23.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 12/16/2019, referring to the sale of its interest in the concession BM-P-2, located in the Pelotas Basin, reports that it has extended until 01/15/2020 the notification deadline for companies to express their interest on the opportunity. There is no ...
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(Petrobras, 23.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 12/03/2019, announces that it has started the binding phase referring to the sale of its interest in two onshore exploratory blocks, located in the Espírito Santo Basin. Qualified parties for this phase will receive a process letter with instructions ...
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(Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, 23.Dec.2019) — A former CEO of Newsday, David Renwick was the consummate professional with a passion for the business and labour aspects of journalism, who always dug deep for the facts. And he always shared his knowledge with interns in the field. Renwick, 81, died last ...
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(Exxon, 23.Dec.2019) — Today marks the start of a powerful new chapter in Guyana. On December 20, 2019, the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Liza Destiny began producing oil from offshore Guyana. This milestone comes less than five years after the initial discovery of the Liza field, and ...
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(Bloomberg, 23.Dec.2019) — Exxon Mobil Corp. and its partners produced the first commercial crude from Guyana, setting the small South American nation on a path to potentially vast flows of oil revenues. Output from the first phase of the offshore Liza field is expected to reach full capacity of 120,000 ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 22.Dec.2019) — EP PetroEcuador announced that technicians from the company will carry out installation of a new 5.6-kilometer stretch of pipeline tubing that transports Cutter Stock diluent used at the Las Esmeraldas Refinery. Work on the pipeline section will last an estimated ten months and ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 21.Dec.2019) — Ecuador's state oil company EP PetroEcuador announced completion of repair work at the Shushufindi-Quito Poly-duct Pipeline within 24 hours of the initial stoppage. Related Story: Operations Halted At Shushufindi-Quito Pipeline The pipeline runs about 305.5 kilometers from the Shushufindi refinery in the province ...
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(Guyana Govt, 21.Dec.2019) — Under the honest leadership of President David Granger, Guyana is finally moving in the right direction. President Granger is transforming Guyana’s economy, improving the living standards fof all Guyanese and working to unify our country. Last evening, President Granger announced that Guyana has began petroleum production, ...
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(ANH, 20.Dec.2019) — With 31 exploration and production (E&P) contracts subscribed and investment commitments of more than $2,714 million in 2019, the government of Colombia’s President Ivan Duque fulfills the country and continues the sector reactivation, according to Colombia’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH). In a long contract subscription day, held ...
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(Argus, 20.Dec.2019) — PdV is leaning on joint-venture partners as it looks to continue a nascent crude output revival and live up to an improved economic outlook for 2020 The US sanctions-hit government of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro aims to turn a corner in its struggle to maintain power, as ...
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(NYT, 20.Dec.2019) — At stake is control of the country’s National Assembly, which is controlled by the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has accused President Nicolás Maduro of corruption. The United States accused President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela on Friday of trying to rig a coming election for control of ...
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(CNOOC, 20.Dec.2019) — CNOOC Limited announced 20 Dec. that Liza field offshore Guyana has safely commenced production ahead of schedule. Liza Phase 1 development project is located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana and has one FPSO and 17 subsea wells. It is expected to reach its peak production of ...
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(Exxon, 20.Dec.2019) — ExxonMobil announced that oil production has started from the Liza field offshore Guyana ahead of schedule and less than five years after the first discovery of hydrocarbons, which is well ahead of the industry average for deepwater developments. Highlights: -- Production for Liza Phase 1 to reach ...
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(Petrobras, 20.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, following up on the release dated on October 4, 2019 informs the beginning of the binding phase related to the sale of Gabriel Passos Refinery (REGAP) in Minas Gerais, with its corresponding logistical assets. Potential buyers qualified for this phase will receive a process letter with ...
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(Petrobras, 20.Dec.2019) — Petrobras reports that its wholly owned subsidiary Petrobras Biocombustíveis S.A. (PBio) has started the opportunity disclosure phase (teaser) related to the joint sale of all its shares in BSBios Indústria e Comércio de Biodiesel Sul Brasil S/A (BSBios). PBio holds a 50% stake in BSBios and will ...
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(Petrobras, 20.Dec.2019) — Petrobras reports on divestments in the biofuels segment. The company guideline to exit this segment, announced in 2016, accelerated in 2019 and four important transactions were carried out this year: 1. Sale of stake in Belem Bioenergia Brazil (BBB) - Petrobras Biocombustível S.A. (PBio), a Petrobras subsidiary, ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 20.Dec.2019) — Bolivia’s state oil company Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) announced an investigation has been launched related to alleged transfers to MAS or the Movement For Socialism party. Results of the investigation will be published after completion, YPFB announced 20 December 2019 in an ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 20.Dec.2019) — Operations at the Shushufindi-Quito poly-duct pipeline have been halted due to a fissure detected in the Baeza sector, which lead to the spill of base gasoline. Environmental protection and restoration equipment as well as personnel have been deployed to the location to contain ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 20.Dec.2019) — EP PetroEcuador awarded Lukoil Pan Americas Llc a contract to import 1,770,000 barrels of Naphtha Ron 85, a mixing component in the production of gasoline. Approximately 44 companies were invited to the international tender in which nine valid offers were received from Gunvor ...
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(Hecate, 19.Dec.2019) — Hecate Energy announced its proposed 100 MW Santa Teresa solar project has been selected by El Paso Electric Company (EPE) as part of a 350 MW solar and storage Request for Proposals (RFP) process designed to add new clean resources to the EPE system. Pending necessary regulatory ...
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(Reuters, 19.Dec.2019) — Anglo-French firm Perenco, UK-based Trident Energy and Premier Oil Plc are among the companies examining the purchase of a cluster of Petrobras oilfields in Brazil known as Polo Garoupa, seven told sources told Reuters in recent weeks. The deliberations are preliminary, and it is possible none of ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 19.Dec.2019) — Bolivia’s interim President Jeanine Áñez and the country’s Energy Minister Rodrigo Guzmán announced an up to 50% reduction in electricity rates nationwide. The rates go into effect retroactively as of November 2019 and will benefit more than 1.8 million consumers nationwide, online media ...
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(WoodMac, 19.Dec.2019) — Wood Mackenzie has identified five themes related to project sanctions, exploration, M&A, energy transition and IMO 2020 that will impact Asia Pacific’s upstream industry in 2020. Australia leads in bumper year for Asia Pacific FIDs Asia Pacific is expected to see a boost in major project sanctions ...
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(TT Newsday, 19.Dec.2019) — Our fuel subsidy gobbles hundreds of millions that could be spent on improving the country and distorts the economy. It is time we scrapped the remaining fuel subsidy and lift the restrictions on fuel retailers that prevent them from importing fuel or setting its price. We ...
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(Argus, 19.Dec.2019) — Peru's government has deployed army troops to safeguard a jungle stretch of the Camisea natural gas and gas liquids pipelines from potential attacks under a 60-day emergency declaration. The lines are critical to Peru's LNG and LPG export businesses, which are operating normally. The emergency measure covers ...
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(Braskem, 18.Dec.2019) — Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, selected global technology provider CenturyLink, Inc. to deliver a global SD-WAN network solution to more than 50 of its locations across Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. This SD-WAN ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 18.Dec.2019) — Mexico’s state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) announced plans to conduct an emergency exercise as part of its annual efforts related to emergency prevention and responses. The emergency exercise -- to be held Thursday 19 December 19, at 10 a.m. -- will involve ...
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(Petrobras, 18.Dec.2019) — Petrobras announced its Board of Directors, at a meeting held 18 Dec., approved the distribution of anticipated remuneration to shareholders as interest on equity, in the total gross amount of R$ 2,352,827,349.18, corresponding to R$ 0.42 per outstanding preferred share. The payment will be made on February ...
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(Petrobras, 18.Dec.2019) — Petrobras, under the scope of its ongoing contingency assessment process, decided to join the Programs for Partial Tax Remission and Interest and Fine Reduction on VAT (ICMS) Debt established by the states of Amazonas, Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul and Sergipe. The tax debts included ...
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