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Oil & Gas Journal Archive
- Inpex gains interest in Ichthys LNG project from Total
- ExxonMobil makes FID to develop West Barracouta gas project
- IEA revises downward non-OPEC supply growth forecast for 2019
- Witnesses give US House RFS quota discussion draft a frosty reception
- MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil drops on OPEC unity concerns
- EIA STEO revises Brent, WTI oil-price forecasts downward for 2019
- Manchin to succeed Cantwell as Senate Energy panel’s top Democrat
- Cenovus to focus 2019 budget on Foster Creek, Christina Lake
- BOEM extends EIS comment period for proposed Beaufort Sea lease sale
- EIA: US crude inventories down 1.2 million bbl
- Marathon extends Bakken acreage with Ajax wells
- Watching Government: Carbon tax idea reappears
- Cuadrilla stops hydraulic fracturing in Bowland shale
- DEA to focus on Zama discovery with Sierra acquisition
- EPA establishes fresh renewable fuel, biomass-based diesel quotas
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) reported that a 4% stake in its onshore concession has been acquired by North Petroleum International Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China ZhenHua Oil Co. Ltd. Previously, the stake was held by CEFC China Energy Co. Ltd.
Crude oil benchmarks settled down by more than $1.60/bbl on Dec. 10 in a market correction to an initial surge in oil prices on Dec. 7 following news that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and 10 non-OPEC countries agreed to cut production by 1.2 million b/d.
Nine environmental organizations have sued US Commerce Sec. Wilbur L. Ross and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on Dec. 11 after NMFS issued incidental harassment authorizations on Nov. 30 to five contractors seeking to conduct the first seismic surveys since the 1980s for oil and gas on the US Mid-Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.
Light, sweet crude oil prices for the January and February contracts rose modestly to settle below $52/bbl on the New York market Dec. 11 pending release of a weekly US government report on crude oil and product supplies. On world markets, crude prices were supported after Libya’s National Oil Corp. announced force majeure on exports from El Sharara oil field following a recent attack by a militia group.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries produced 32.97 million b/d on average for November, down 11,000 b/d from October, secondary sources to the cartel reported Dec. 12 in its Monthly Oil Market Report. Saudi Arabia’s production climbed by 377,000 b/d from October to November to reach 11.01 million b/d.