The government of Alberta has extended its mandatory programme of curtailments on oil production in the province until the end of 2020.
Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov, the country’s pioneering floating nuclear power plant, set sail from Murmansk on August 23 bound for Pevek, Chukotka, via the Northern Sea Route.
A court in Nebraska has affirmed an alternative route through the state for the Keystone XL oil pipeline being developed by TC Energy.
PDC Energy has announced this week that it is buying SRC Energy in an all-stock deal worth $1.7bn, including the assumption of the latter’s $685mn of net debt.
Lease Sale 253, held in New Orleans on August 21, generated nearly $159.4mn in high bids for 151 tracts.
CNPC’s large new oilfield should help Juba bring production back up, and a smaller find could establish a path towards diversification.
Canada’s Pembina Pipeline has struck a deal to buy Kinder Morgan’s Canadian subsidiary and the US portion of the Cochin pipeline for a total of CAD4.35bn ($3.29bn).
Thailand aims to become Southeast Asia’s electricity trading hub as the government pushes forward ambitious plans to make the country’s fossil fuel-reliant power systems cleaner and cheaper.
SPDC scored a victory in court last week, when a Nigerian judge ordered the government to reinstate its licence for OML 11, a block in the south-eastern Niger River Delta.
Nigeria’s campaign to increase the use of local content in oil and gas projects is suffering setbacks, as the Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL) is embroiled in legal battles with two key partners.
Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ) is moving closer to establishing itself as South Africa’s only oil and gas operations base operated exclusively by domestic companies.
A team of Kenyan government officials will travel to Turkana County this week to inform residents of the area about plans for the use of future crude oil revenues.