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(Hess, 25.Jan.2021) — Hess today announced a 2021 Exploration & Production capital and exploratory budget of $1.9bn, of which more than 80% will be allocated to Guyana and the Bakken. Net production is forecast to average approximately 310,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2021, excluding Libya. Bakken net ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 23.Jan.2021) — Construction work at the Dos Bocas refinery in Mexico continues to move forward, announced Mexico's Energy Secretariat Rocio Nahle. Nahle is seen here explaining work at the refinery to other energy sector workers while she also monitored the arrival of new equipment from state oil ...
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(Bloomberg, 22.Jan.2021) — It may be the oil market’s worst-kept secret: Millions of barrels of Venezuelan heavy crude, embargoed by the U.S., have been surreptitiously going to China. The cat-and-mouse games that avoid detection and sanctions include ship-to-ship transfers, shell companies and silenced satellite signals. But there’s another aspect to ...
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(Reuters, 20.Jan.2021) — Italian prosecutors asked a Milan Court on Wednesday for documents sourced from U.S. bank JPMorgan to be filed as part of a corruption trial over the acquisition of an oilfield in Nigeria by Eni and Shell. The long-running graft case revolves around the purchase of the Nigerian ...
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(The New York Times, 20.Jan.2021) — The small South American country has become a hot prospect for oil companies looking to produce fossil fuels while spending less. The Atlantic waters off Guyana have become one of the world’s hottest oil-drilling zones. Now, international oil executives are looking at neighboring Suriname ...
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(Exxon, 20.Jan.2021) — Please join Darren Woods, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Stephen Littleton, Vice President and Secretary, for a discussion of fourth quarter 2020 financial and operating results via webcast with slide presentation at 8:30 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, 2 February 2021. Click here to join the ...
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(BHP, 20.Jan.2021) — BHP announced today that, after 16 years of leadership as BHP’s Country Manager for Trinidad and Tobago, Vincent Pereira will retire, effective June 2021. Michael Stone, Operations Manager in Trinidad and Tobago, will succeed Vincent as Country Manager. Vincent joined BHP in 2005 and has more than ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 19.Jan.2021) — US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control, or OFAC, slapped sanctions on three individuals, 16 companies and seven vessels for their alleged ties to networks trying to evade US sanctions imposed on Venezuela’s oil sector. The individuals targeted included Philipp Apikian, Alessandro Bazzoni, Francisco ...
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(Bloomberg, 19.Jan.2021) — In the 99 years since it was founded to pump the oil fields of Patagonia, Argentine energy driller YPF SA has been whipsawed by countless booms and busts. If global oil markets weren’t collapsing, it seemed, then Argentina was mired in a debt crisis that was wreaking ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 19.Jan.2021) — CSI Compressco LP’s board of directors of its general partner has declared a cash distribution attributable to the quarter ended 31 December 2020 of $0.01 per outstanding common unit, or $0.04 per outstanding common unit on an annualized basis. CSI, which provides compression services and ...
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(CSI Compressco LP, 19.Jan.2021) — CSI Compressco LP expects to release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, 24 February 2021. Following the release, CSI Compressco will host a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. CSI ...
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(Ecopetrol, 19.Jan.2021) — Ecopetrol S.A. signed a Share Purchase Agreement with De Jong Capital LLC, through one of its subsidiaries as buyer, pursuant to which Ecopetrol sold its 50% ownership interest in Offshore International Group (OIG). This divestment is the result of a successfully competed process between a number of ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 19.Jan.2021) — The US Department of State updated its list of designated nationals; entities and vessels assisting Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro cling to power. The list follows. The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List: APIKIAN, Philipp Paul Vartan; DOB 15 Jan 1969; POB Geneva, ...
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(Petrobras, 19.Jan.2021) — Petrobras, regarding the news published in the media on the divestments progress of the refineries, clarifies: (i) the company has received a binding proposal for the sale of Alberto Pasqualini Refinery (REFAP), in Rio Grande do Sul, and is in the negotiation phase with Ultrapar Participações S.A.; ...
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(AP, 19.Jan.2021) — The Trump administration issued a parting shot at Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday, announcing a sweeping round of stiff financial sanctions that target a network accused of moving oil on behalf of the president’s alleged frontman. In a sign of future U.S. policy toward Venezuela, President-elect ...
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(Petrobras, 18.Jan.2021) — Petrobras in relation to the news published in the media clarifies that the company did not sign the amendment to the Commitment Agreement (“TCC”) signed with the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) for the refining market. The draft of the amendment was approved by CADE to ...
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(Petrobras, 18.Jan.2021) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 1 October 2020, informs that the Petros Deliberative Council and the company's Board of Directors have approved a new version of the documentation for the opening of the Petros Plan 3 (PP-3) and migration process, after the conclusion by Petros ...
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(TC Energy, 17.Jan.2021) — TC Energy Corporation today announced a new sustainable energy initiative for the Keystone XL Project. The company will achieve net zero emissions across the project operations when it is placed into service in 2023 and has committed the operations will be fully powered by renewable energy ...
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(Shell, 17.Jan.2021) — Leading domestic gas distribution company, Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), has signed a 20-year agreement for the domestic distribution of gas to industrial customers and manufacturing plants in Lagos and Ogun States. In the new deal with the Nigerian Gas Marketing Corporation (NGMC), SNG will also extend its ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 15.Jan.2021) — Venezuela’s leader Nicolás Maduro reiterated earlier claims that US President Donald Trump ordered the sabotage of the OPEC country’s Amuay and Cardón refineries in Punto Fijo. “Dozens of Venezuelan and Colombian mercenaries have been captured planning conspiracies against our oil, gas and electricity companies,” Maduro ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 15.Jan.2021) — Texas-based ExxonMobil announced results of the Hassa-1 exploration well offshore Guyana in the Stabroek Block didn’t find hydrocarbons in the primary reservoir target. “The Hassa-1 exploration well in the Stabroek block did not encounter hydrocarbons in the primary target reservoirs,” an Exxon spokesperson told Energy ...
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(Petrobras, 15.Jan.2021) — Petrobras, following up on the press release disclosed on 29 September 2020, informs the beginning of the binding phase regarding the sale of the totality of its stakes in a set of four onshore field concessions, with integrated facilities, jointly named North Capixaba Cluster, located in the ...
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(Shell, 15.Jan.2021) — The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has completed the sale of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 in the Eastern Niger Delta, and associated infrastructure, to TNOG Oil and Gas Limited, a related company of Heirs Holdings Limited and Transnational Corporation ...
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(Reuters, 14.Jan.2021) — Venezuelan officials have met in recent months with small domestic oilfield contractors to propose letting them operate fields owned by state-owned PDVSA while pocketing part of the proceeds, according to six people with knowledge of the talks. The talks show President Nicolas Maduro, facing a collapse in ...
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(Reuters, 14.Jan.2021) — Congestion delaying LNG shipments via the Panama Canal is expected to last through the peak demand winter months, traders close to the situation said, although the canal’s regulator said it had made changes to speed up transit. The price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and shipping rates ...
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(Argus, 14.Jan.2021) — Venezuela inched closer to losing control of its US refining subsidiary Citgo today after a federal judge began crafting a sale process for shares of its controlling company to pay off the country's international debts. The court will move forward with the process of selling shares of ...
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(Xinhua, 14.Jan.2021) — Venezuela's National Assembly on Thursday established a Special Commission for Dialogue, Peace and National Reconciliation, made up of ruling coalition and opposition legislators, to resolve the economic crisis generated by U.S.-led sanctions. "We made an effort so that all political forces... in the national parliament joined this ...
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(Total, 14.Jan.2021) — Total and Apache Corporation have made a new significant oil and gas discovery at the Keskesi East-1 well, in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname. This follows previous discoveries at Maka Central, Sapakara West and Kwaskwasi. The well was drilled by a water depth of about ...
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(Apache, 14.Jan.2021) — Apache Corporation and Total S.A. today announced an oil discovery at the Keskesi East-1 exploration well in Block 58 offshore Suriname. Keskesi East-1 encountered targets in the upper Cretaceous-aged Campanian and Santonian intervals. The shallower Campanian interval contains 58m (190ft) of net oil, volatile oil and condensate ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 14.Jan.2021) — The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC joint venture and the Forcados Oil Terminal in Nigeria, declared a force majeure on the Forcados Oil Terminal Offtake Program effective 1000 hours Nigerian time on Thursday 14 January 2021. The action ...
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(Reuters, 13.Jan.2021) — Roberto Castello Branco, chief executive of Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, has dismissed accusations from private fuel importers that the firm is enforcing a price policy that does not reflect market dynamics. Branco said in the Wednesday edition of daily Valor Econômico that the claims ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 13.Jan.2021) — Petrobras will report and release its production and sales details for the fourth quarter 2020 on 2 February 2021 followed by its fourth quarter financial performance report on 24 February, after the markets close. The Rio de Janeiro-based oil giant will hold webcasts on 25 ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 12.Jan.2021) — Cheniere Energy announced arrival of its first cargo under a long-term contract with CPC Taiwan, the first of hundreds over the next 25 years. Cheniere said in a social media post that its partnership with CPC “will help deliver lower carbon emissions and increased energy ...
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(Bloomberg, 12.Jan.2021) — Daystar Power, a Nigerian solar energy provider, has raised $38 million with the support of Investment Fund for Developing Countries and Morgan Stanley Investment Management to expand solar access across West Africa. Lagos-based Daystar plans to replace “unreliable grid or too expensive, polluting diesel generators,” with clean ...
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(DPI, 12.Jan.2021) — Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force Brigadier Godfrey Bess and Commander of the U.S. South Command, Admiral Craig S. Faller, moments ago, signed an Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement on behalf of Guyana and the United States. Godfrey Bess. Source: DPI Craig S. Faller. Source: DPI ...
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(Reganosa, 12.Jan.2021) — Reganosa has been awarded the contract to operate and maintain a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Tema, Ghana. Currently under construction, the Tema LNG terminal is an innovative addition to the region’s infrastructure and unique in sub-Saharan Africa, as both its storage (FSU) and regasification ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 12.Jan.2021) — Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, during his annual speech to the nation on 12 January 2021, announced the OPEC country was eyeing oil production of 1.5 million barrels per day thanks in part to the Anti-Blockage Law. No further details were revealed by the leader, but ...
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(Total, 11.Jan.2021) — Total announces the acquisition of Fonroche Biogaz, a company that designs, builds and operates anaerobic digestion units in France. With close to 500 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of installed capacity, which doubled between 2019 and 2020, Fonroche Biogaz is today the French market leader in the production of renewable ...
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(Trinidad Energy Chamber, 11.Jan.2021) — The Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference will take place from 7-9 June 2021. Highlights: Event: Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference (TTEC) Date: 7-9 June 2021 Hosted By: Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago (map) City: Point Lisas, Trinidad and Tobago This conference is the major ...
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(Trinidad Energy Chamber, 11.Jan.2021) — The Energy Efficiency and Renewables Conference takes place from 1-3 February 2021. Highlights: Event: Energy Efficiency and Renewables Conference Date: 1-3 February 2021 Hosted By: Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago (map) City: Point Lisas, Trinidad and Tobago The Energy Efficiency and Renewables Conference is ...
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(Global Witness, 11.Jan.2021) — The climate emergency is the greatest threat facing the world. If we are to prevent its worst impacts we all must act now. For Global Witness this has meant redirecting our efforts to fighting the main drivers of the climate crisis: deforestation, the extraction and burning ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 11.Jan.2021) — OPEC’s voluntary crude oil production levels for the months of January, February, and March. OPEC_Voluntary-Production-LevelsDownload __________ By Ian Silverman. © Energy Analytics Institute (EAI). All Rights Reserved ...
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(MEHR, 10.Jan.2021) — Tankertrackers reported that the Iranian oil and gasoline tankers have reached near Syria and Venezuela. According to Tankertrackers, an Iranian tanker carrying two million barrels of crude oil shipments is crossing the Suez Canal and it will probably arrive in the Syrian port of Banias on Monday ...
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(Argus, 8.Jan.2021) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to dissolve Mexico's independent energy, telecommunications and competition regulators, incorporating them into government ministries. "These organizations have only served as smoke screens for illicit activity and hiding information … they cost a lot, do not work and do not benefit ...
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(Hess, 8.Jan.2021) — Hess will hold a conference call on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2020 earnings release. To phone into the conference call, parties in the United States should dial 877-693-6685 and enter the pass code 3282638 after 9:45 a.m ...
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(Petrobras, 7.Jan.2021) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 4 May 2020, informs that it signed today with V2I Transmissão de Energia Elétrica S.A., with Vinci Infraestrutura Gestora de Recursos Ltda. as manager, a contract for the sale of the totality of its stake of 49% in Eólica ...
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(TechnipFMC, 7.Jan.2021) — TechnipFMC plc announced the resumption of activities toward its planned separation into two industry-leading, independent, publicly traded companies: TechnipFMC, a fully integrated technology and services provider; and Technip Energies, a leading engineering and technology player. The separation would enhance TechnipFMC’s and Technip Energies’ focus on their respective ...
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(St. Kitts-Nevis Observer, 7.Jan.2021) — Bahamas Petroleum Company PLC told investors it is on-track to add further wells to its operations in Trinidad and also Suriname. At the same time, it confirmed on-target production with 500 barrels of oil per day being produced at the end of 2020. Now, with ...
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(Petrobras, 7.Jan.2021) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 12 June 2020, informs that it signed today with V2I Transmissão de Energia Elétrica S.A., with Vinci Infraestrutura Gestora de Recursos Ltda. as manager, a contract for the joint sale with Wobben Windpower Indústria e Comércio Ltda (Wobben) of ...
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(Petrobras, 7.Jan.2021) — Petrobras registered records in its 2020 annual oil production and total annual production (oil and gas) of, respectively, 2.28 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil and 2.84 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed). The previous records occurred in 2015 and were 2.23 million bpd ...
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(Methanex, 7.Jan.2021) — Methanex Corporation announced today that it expects its Titan methanol facility in Trinidad (875,000 annual operating capacity) will remain idled indefinitely. As a result, the company has made the decision to restructure its Trinidad operations to support a one-plant operation and reduce its Trinidad workforce by approximately ...
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(Reuters, 7.Jan.2021) — Nigeria’s state oil firm NNPC is in talks to raise around $1 billion in a prepayment with trading firms to refurbish its largest refining complex at Port Harcourt, seven sources familiar with the discussions said. If the financing is concluded, the long overdue rehabilitation of the refinery ...
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(Crown Point, 7.Jan.2021) — Crown Point Energy Inc., a Calgary-based oil and gas company with Argentine upstream conventional oil and gas assets, and Centaurus Energy Inc., an independent, Canadian company focused on Argentine upstream oil and gas conventional and unconventional operations, are pleased to announce that they have entered into ...
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(Bloomberg, 6.Jan.2021) — Colombia’s government is reviewing plans to sell a stake in Interconexion Electrica SA that is attracting interest from publicly owned companies, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. Grupo Energia Bogota is among companies considering a bid for the stake in the transmission company, while ...
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(Citgo, 6.Jan.2021) — The Citgo Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors announced that Jose R. Pocaterra has been named to the Board of Directors, replacing Edgar Rincon who remains Citgo's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. "Jose Pocaterra brings more than 20 years of international experience in the financial, business ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 6.Jan.2021) — EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen comments on US elections and recognition of Joe Biden as the next US president. “I believe in the strength of US institutions and democracy. Peaceful transition of power is at the core,” Leyen said in a post 6 ...
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(EU Council, 6.Jan.2021) — The Venezuelan elections of 6 December 2020 for the National Assembly regrettably went ahead without a national agreement on electoral conditions. The European Union considers that the elections failed to comply with the international standards for a credible process and to mobilise the Venezuelan people to ...
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(Argus, 6.Jan.2021) — The EU and the Lima Group of Latin American countries and Canada have implicitly dropped support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president, portending a policy shift in Washington as well. The EU now views Guaido and the opposition-led "outgoing" National Assembly as just ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 6.Jan.2021) — US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo comments on win-win mineral solutions in certain countries from DRC to Brazil as well as other issues related to US LNG and the violent storming of the US Capital building in Washington, DC by supports loyal to outgoing US ...
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(Argus, 5.Jan.2021) — Peru's oil and gas industry is hoping for a rebound in 2021 following a year marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, violent indigenous protests and political instability. With oil and gas fields, and the 200,000 b/d North Peruvian oil pipeline, shut down repeatedly by social conflicts and a ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 5.Jan.2021) — Venezuela’s new National Assembly, elected in parliamentary elections on 6 December 2020, assumed power today in Caracas. Jorge Rodriguez will take over as the leader of the assembly, after unseating former assembly leader Juan Guaido, whose party boycotted the 6 December vote as they perceived ...
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(Offshore Engineer, 5.Jan.2021) — U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has reportedly started drilling at the Bulletwood-1 well site on the Canje Block, offshore Guyana. The news was shared Tuesday by Westmount Energy, an indirect partner in the Canje Block. Westmount owns an indirect interest in the Canje Block as a result ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 5.Jan.2020) — Elías Matta will retain his post as the president of the energy and petroleum commission of the National Assembly, sources in Caracas tell Energy Analytics Institute. __________ By Piero Stewart. © Energy Analytics Institute (EAI). All Rights Reserved ...
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(Sungrow, 4.Jan.2021) — Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced recently that its cumulative shipments in the Americas hit a significant milestone of 10 GW by the end of 2020, underlining its position in the deep decarbonization of the local economy and its role as a big ...
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(Apache, 4.Jan.2021) — Apache Corporation announced that its Board of Directors authorized the company to create a holding company structure. Upon its formation, APA Corporation, the new holding company, will replace Apache Corporation as the public company trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Existing shares of Apache will be automatically ...
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(Pattern Energy, 4.Jan.2021) — Pattern Energy Group LP completed financing and started the full construction process of its Western Spirit Transmission line and its suite of Western Spirit Wind power projects totaling more than 1,050 megawatts (MW), located in Guadalupe, Lincoln and Torrance Counties in central New Mexico. The projects ...
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(Petrobras, 4.Jan.2021) — Petrobras informs that an arbitral panel seated in New York, has issued an award in an arbitration initiated by IESA Óleo e Gás S.A. determining the payment of approximately $37mn, plus interest, by its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Netherlands B.V. (PNBV) and the payment of approximately $33mn, plus ...
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(EOG Resources, 4.Jan.2021) — EOG Resources’ Board of Directors promoted Ezra Y. Yacob to President of EOG effective immediately. Since December 2017, Yacob has held the position of Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production responsible for EOG's Fort Worth, Artesia and International operating areas. "Ezra Yacob has consistently demonstrated exceptional ...
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(Eurasia Group, 4.Jan.2021) — As we begin 2021, the United States is the most powerful, politically divided, and economically unequal of the world's industrial democracies. China is America's strongest competitor, a state capitalist, authoritarian, and techno-surveillance state that is increasingly mistrusted by most G20 countries. Germany and Japan are much ...
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(DPI, 4.Jan.2021) — Minister of Natural Resources Hon. Vickram Bharrat has said the capacity of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has been strengthened and the entity would soon be fully operational again. Under the APNU+AFC Administration, the regulatory body was plunged into economic distress, leaving a trail of uncertainty in ...
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(Reuters, 4.Jan.2021) — Pressured by strict U.S. sanctions, Venezuela’s oil exports plunged by 376,500 barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and internal documents from state-run PDVSA, financially squeezing socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump also put curbs on PDVSA’s main ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 4.Jan.2021) — Houston-based United Airlines announced plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions. “We are going 100% green by 2050 by reducing our greenhouse gas emissions 100%,” United said in a corporate video posted on Twitter. “See how we’re making sustainability the new standard in flight.” “The ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 4.Jan.2021) — The long awaited merger of Ecuador’s two state oil and gas entities EP PetroEcuador and PetroAmazonas EP was approved by the South American country’s President Lenín Moreno. The restructuring of the two companies conclosed on 31 December 2020 and Moreno signed executive decree #1221 on ...
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(Arab News, 3.Jan.2021) — The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has signed nine new petroleum agreements to search for petroleum and natural gas in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea with six major international and Egyptian companies. Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla said that the ministry reached ...
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(The Rio Times, 3.Jan.2021) — GuyOil, the report notes, has been able to maintain a market share of just about 25% and in 2019 sales revenue totaled US$37.516 billion, an 8.5% decrease from the US$41.016 earned in 2018. Despite a reduction in sales due to a loss of public trust, ...
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(Total, 3.Jan.2020) — An international consortium led by Total (Total 35% Operator, Shell 30%, KUFPEC 25%, Tharwa 10%) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding company (EGAS) have signed an exploration and production agreement for the North Ras Kanayis Offshore block located in the Herodotus Basin, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean ...
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(Argus, 2.Jan.2021) — Mexico's state-run Pemex is investigating the cause of a fire that broke out yesterday on a pipeline that carries hydrocarbons from an offshore production platform near Dos Bocas, Tabasco. Pemex shut the offshore pipeline that connects the platform to a separation facility near the Dos Bocas port ...
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(Insider Monkey, 2.Jan.2021) — In this article we are going to list the 20 companies that are the biggest polluters in the world. Click to skip ahead and jump to the 10 companies that are the biggest polluters in the world. Look, I don't think there are many educated people ...
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(Bloomberg, 1.Jan.2021) — Total SE asked some staff to vacate its $20 billion Mozambique liquefied natural gas project as Islamist militants are staging attacks increasingly closer to the site. Fighters linked to Islamic State raided a town less than 5 kilometers (3 miles) from the construction camp this week of ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 1.Jan.2020) — Bolivia’s state oil and gas entity Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Boliviano (YPFB) and Argentina’s IEASA signed onto a fifth addendum to a natural gas purchase and sale agreement to guarantee continued bilateral energy trade between both countries in the new year. The volumes agreed under the ...
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(S&P Global, 31.Dec.2020) — Brazil needs to continue making important oil industry reforms in 2021 to remain as one of the world's top destinations for investments amid heated global competition and uncertainties about the coronavirus pandemic, according to government and industry officials. The efforts will come during a period of ...
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(Argus, 31.Dec.2020) — Bolivia's new government is looking to cut diesel imports by encouraging exploration with a focus on liquids and transitioning its transportation sector to natural gas, the country's main export. In his first interview with English-speaking media, hydrocarbons minister Franklin Molina shared his perspective with Argus. Spain's Repsol ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 31.Dec.2020) — Briefs from Venezuela related to Halliburton layoffs and the year end message from Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) President Asdrúbal Chávez. Halliburton Lays Off Workers Halliburton Venezuela has been forced to lay off an unknown number of employees related to business restrictions owing to a license ...
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(Petrobras, 30.Dec.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on November 30, 2020, regarding the divestment of Petrobras Gás S.A. (Gaspetro), informs that it received on 22 December 2020 a letter from the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) in which the agency attests that the continuation of the ...
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(Petrobras, 30.Dec.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 20 December 2019, informs that its Dutch subsidiary Petrobras Netherlands B.V. transferred, today, to companies of Sete Brasil Group, for the symbolic total amount of 7 euros, the equity interest of 15% that it held in each of the ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 30.Dec.2020) — Heard on the street from Bolivia related to the Andean country’s plans to boost hydrocarbon reserves and development of projects related to producing ecological fuels. HEARD BOLIVIA -- Bolivia’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy aims to increase activities as part of a plan to boost ...
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(IHS Markit, 29.Dec.2020) — Prices won’t break out of the $40 to $50 range until consumption gets back to normal sometime next year. When will oil sustainably break out of the “Virus Alley”—that $40 to $50 band that has held oil prices in check for months? That’s Question No. 1 ...
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(Citgo, 29.Dec.2020) — Marking a new chapter of heightened corporate transparency, responsibility and accountability, Citgo Petroleum Corporation today released its first-ever report detailing the company's extensive environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Information contained in this release highlights the company's progress in 2019 consistent with the accompanying report, as well ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 29.Dec.2020) — Houston-based refiner Citgo Petroleum, owned by Venezuela's state oil and gas company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), continues to benefit from US legal actions to extend protection from creditors until July 2021, says Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuela's ambassador to the US under the government of opposition ...
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(Reuters, 29.Dec.2020) — In June, the United States imposed sanctions on half a dozen oil tankers managed by established shipping firms. It was a major escalation of American attempts to choke off Venezuela’s oil trade. Within weeks, a little-known company based in the United Arab Emirates took over management of ...
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(Petrobras, 29.Dec.2020) — Petrobras informs that it received, as of today, the amount of R$232.6mn, as a result of a leniency agreement entered into between the Federal Prosecutor's Office (MPF) and Vitol Inc. and Vitol do Brasil Ltda. (Vitol), on 12/03/2020. Thus, the total amount of funds returned to the ...
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(Petrobras, 29.Dec.2020) — Petrobras informs that, as sole shareholder, it approved today the reduction of share capital of its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Transporte S.A. (Transpetro), in the amount of R$557,020,835.82 (around $107.2mn), in an Extraordinary General Meeting of Transpetro. The capital reduction was made at book value, with no change ...
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(Petrobras, 28.Dec.2020) — Petrobras presented today a request for arbitration with an indemnity claim estimated at approximately R$800mn, against Odebrecht S.A., based on the shareholders' agreement regarding Braskem, for violations of its terms. Braskem is not part of this arbitration, which is protected by confidentiality. __________ ...
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(Stabroek News, 28.Dec.2020) — At a price of close to US$49.50 per barrel of oil, Guyana has received its fourth one million barrels of oil scheduled for this year and will get its first lift for 2021 in February next year, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday confirmed. It would mean ...
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(Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, 26.Dec.2020) — Perenco TT Ltd has assured that it has and will continues to fulfil its contractual obligations to its workforce, and that all personnel will be compensated for their quarantine periods. A press release from the company on Christmas Day stated, “Perenco remains fully committed ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 24.Dec.2020) — Bolivia announced discovery of more than 1 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas at the Boicobo Sur X-1 well located in the Huacaya region of Chuquisaca. Approximately $74mn was invested in the drilling of the well, Bolivia’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy announced 24 ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, 24.Dec.2020) — Officials from Colombia’s National Hydrocarbon Agency (ANH) and Ministry of Mines commented on approval of assignment of a 50% interest held by state owned Ecopetrol to Shell as well as operation by Shell of three blocks off the Colombian Caribbean coast. Diego Mesa. Source: ANH ...
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(ANH, 24.Dec.2020) — The ANH approved the entry of Shell EP Offshore Ventures Limited, Colombian branch as operating partner of three Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production contracts in the deep waters of the Colombian Caribbean, through the assignment of 50% interest in each of those contracts, held solely by the Colombian ...
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(SBM Offshore N.V., 23.Dec.2020) — SBM Offshore reports a contractual lease extension for FPSO Espirito Santo in Brazil and expects a potential increase in the lease duration for FPSOs in Guyana. SBM Offshore will present an updated pro-forma backlog, taking into account the most recent developments, along with its Full ...
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(Petrobras, 23.Dec.2020) — Petrobras informs that it signed today with Petrorecôncavo S.A. a contract for the assignment of its entire stake in 12 onshore exploration and production fields, denominated Remanso Cluster, located in the state of Bahia. The sale value is $30mn, being (i) $4mn paid on the present date; ...
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