FSUOGM Top Story archive

01 May 2019, Week 17, Issue 1029

Turkmenistan’s state oil concern Turkmenneft has completed a second super-deep well at a new oil and gas discovery.

24 April 2019, Week 16, Issue 1028

The BP-led consortium managing Azerbaijan’s flagship Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oil project has signed off on a US$6 billion expansion plan.

17 April 2019, Week 15, Issue 1027

Azerbaijan’s SOCAR and UK-based independent Nobel Upstream have managed to triple production at the Umid-Babek block in the Caspian Sea after bringing a new well on stream.

10 April 2019, Week 14, Issue 1026

Russia’s Lukoil has finalised a PSA to explore and develop the Zhenis block in the Kazakh zone of the Caspian Sea, clearing the way for work on the site to begin.

03 April 2019, Week 13, Issue 1025

Russia’s Gazprom has taken an FID on a US$10.7 billion gas processing and LNG production complex on the Baltic Sea coast.

27 March 2019, Week 12, Issue 1024

Russia’s Gazprom has kicked off full-scale development of a major gas field on the Yamal Peninsula – an area tipped to become the country’s biggest hub for gas extraction.

20 March 2019, Week 11, Issue 1023

Rosneft has more than doubled production at the Srednebotuobinskoye oilfield in Yakutia – one of its largest greenfield projects in Eastern Siberia.

13 March 2019, Week 10, Issue 1022

Gazprom Energoholding, the electricity arm of Russia’s state gas exporter Gazprom, has started construction on a new 200-MW gas-fired thermal power plant (TPP) in northern Serbia.

06 March 2019, Week 09, Issue 1021

Oil production at the offshore Kashagan field in Kazakhstan has finally reached its first-stage target level, over a year behind schedule.

27 February 2019, Week 08, Issue 1020

Novatek’s Arctic LNG-2 project has been dealt a blow after Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) concluded it lacked the authority to approve Total’s bid for a stake in the US$25.5 billion...

20 February 2019, Week 07, Issue 1019

The Georgian government has been criticised by opposition lawmakers for entering into talks to resume Russian gas supplies.

06 February 2019, Week 05, Issue 1017

US oilfield services group Schlumberger has dropped its bid for a share in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling (EDC), regulators in Moscow have reported.

30 January 2019, Week 04, Issue 1016

Russian businessman Eduard Khudainatov is seeking state support for an Arctic project being developed by his Neftegazholding oil company.

23 January 2019, Week 03, Issue 1015

A court in Chechnya has ordered Russia’s national gas company Gazprom to write off 9 billion rubles (US$136 million) in gas debt in the North Caucasus republic, prompting other Russian regions to...

16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 1014

Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK), one of Russia’s leading petrochemical producers, has hired Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe for licensing and engineering services at a new methanol unit.