Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Exxon making big time push for shale in South America

ExxonMobil Corporation will spend close to one billion dollars this year to ramp up the production of natural gas at the Vaca Muerta shale play located in Neuquen, Argentina. The governor of Neuquen province, Omar Gutierrez, said in a statement...

Apache hits dry well offshore Suriname

Apache Oil and Gas Corporation has failed to find commercial quantities of oil at its Kolibrie-1 well, offshore Suriname. The closely-watched drilling operations took place 129km off the coast of the South American country, in Block 53. The Noble Douglas drill...

Oil wealth cannot cure bad governance; Venezuela in free-fall

With proven oil reserves of almost 300 billion barrels, Venezuela surpasses Saudi Arabia as the country with the largest reserves in the world. But massive oil wealth has not been enough to mask years of poor governance and unsustainable...

Trump blocks Exxon from drilling for oil in Russia

(CNN) The Trump administration has denied ExxonMobil permission to bypass sanctions to drill for oil in Russia. "The Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions," Treasury Secretary Steven...

BP starts up onshore compression project in T&T

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) announced on Thursday the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project - one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take place over the next...

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UK-based firm to supply titanium pumps for Guyana’s largest capacity FPSO

Amarinth, a world-leading, net-zero designer and manufacturer of low lifecycle cost centrifugal pumps and associated equipment, has won a...