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ExxonMobil blames equipment problems for resumption of gas flaring at Liza-1

2 February 2021

The US super-major ExxonMobil has come under fire in Guyana for resuming associated gas flaring at higher levels at Liza-1, an offshore oilfield within the Stabroek block.

NRG GLNG: Repairs in Australia, proposal abandoned in US

2 February 2021

LNG-related setbacks have been reported in both the US and Australia in recent days. In the US, NextDecade is abandoning plans for Galveston Bay LNG. In Australia, Chevron has reported that its Wheatstone LNG terminal is operating below capacity.

NRG NorthAmOil: News of abandoned megamerger emerges amid earnings season

2 February 2021

Oil and gas giants ExxonMobil and Chevron held preliminary talks to discuss a potential merger last year, it has emerged.

NRG AsianOil: KNOC seeks to sell North Sea fields

2 February 2021

State-owned Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) is reportedly seeking to sell a number of its upstream assets in the North Sea as it strives to reduce its debt load.

Massive SK Innovation investment strengthens Hungary's position in electric car batteries

1 February 2021

Korean €2.3bn investment will be Hungary's largest and will help move country's automotive sector away from reliance on petrol-based technologies.

Tullow gears up to spud GVN-1 well at Block 47

28 January 2021

Tullow Oil (UK/Ireland) is due to begin work on a new exploration well at Block 47 offshore Suriname this week.

China to be excluded from Czech tender for new Dukovany nuclear unit

28 January 2021

Opposition parties say they will exclude Russia too if they win October general election.

NRG AfrOil: News from Namibia

25 January 2021

This week’s AfrOil takes a look at recent upstream developments in Namibia.

NRG GLNG: Baker Hughes predicts 3 to 4 LNG FIDs in 2021

25 January 2021

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes has reiterated its expectations that demand for LNG will grow in the longer term.

NRG NorthAmOil: Biden administration moves to freeze federal oil and gas leasing

25 January 2021

The new administration of US President Joe Biden has started taking steps that will affect oil and gas leasing on federal land and in federal waters.

NRG AsianOil: PNOC-EC keen on exploring Mindanao’s onshore

25 January 2021

State-run PNOC Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) said last week that it is eager to launch an onshore exploration campaign on the country’s second-largest island of Mindanao.