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Global coverage of exploration and production, field development, shale, fracking and other upstream sector developments

27th June 2012

China's State Development and Investment Corp (SDIC), will invest USD 4.71 billion in shale gas and coal in the city of Chongqing, Xinhua News reported on Tuesday.As part of a joint venture with the...
26th June 2012

Italian oil firm ENI has been allocated exploration blocks offshore Vietnam, in the Song Hong and Phu Khanh basins in the Gulf of Tonkin.The Song Hong Basin is estimated to contain 10 per cent of Vietnam's...
25th June 2012

Liquid Robotics, Inc. and Schlumberger have embarked on a joint venture to develop services for the oil and gas industry using the world’s first wave-powered, autonomous marine vehicles.Fleets of Wave...
25th June 2012

Japan and Russia will throw their weight behind a private-sector project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Russia's Far East, it emerged in the margins of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...
22nd June 2012

Chinese energy company, Harbin Electric Company Limited has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver three plants which will produce approximately 3,000 megawatts (MW) of low emissions gas-fired...
22nd June 2012

Aker has invested in a USD 100 million development which will include substantial production, assembly and testing capacity, to provide local content to support the country's large drilling rig-building...
21st June 2012

Total cost of the operations in Russia’s arctic shelf might reach USD 400 billion, according Igor Sechin, President of Russia’s state major Rosneft."According to a preliminary estimate, total operations in...
21st June 2012

China has spent nearly USD 1 billion on an ultra-deepwater rig that appears intended to explore disputed areas of the South China Sea, according to reports.The area is one of Asia's most volatile hotspots...
19th June 2012

One of the greatest engineering design problems faced by deep well oil exploration and drilling operations is protecting instrumentation from extreme conditions of temperature, pressure, corrosion, and...
18th June 2012

Shell's Nigeria operation is working on selling three oil blocks in its latest move to divest some onshore assets, a spokesman said on Friday. The sales follow similar divestments over the past two years....

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