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21st March 2012

Indian energy group, Essar Oil Ltd has commissioned two major processing units capable of producing higher quality products from heavier and tougher crudes at its refinery in the Indian state of Gujarat.A...
21st March 2012

Good quality crude oil has been found in deep waters beneath pre-salt region of the Santos Basin, Brazilian oil giant Petrobras announced on 21 March.The discovery was found during drilling of a...
21st March 2012

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Shell’s Chinese subsidiary have signed their first ever shale gas Production Sharing Contract (PSC).The state-controlled parent of Petrochina agreed with...
20th March 2012

The European Commission has granted French energy giant Total permission to acquire a 20.5 per cent stake in a hydrocarbon exploration project in the Russian Arctic.  Total will share its...
Divers
20th March 2012

Brazil's National Petroleum Agency has set up a committee to analyse new oil leaks discovered on the sea floor in the offshore Frade field, where US oil major  Chevron Corp has drilling operations, Dow...
20th March 2012

Siemens is buying up part of UK oil and gas specialist company, Expro Holdings UK, to meet the industry's growing demand for underwater power lines.Around EUR 470m will be invested in the Connectors and...
20th March 2012

An oil belt has been left off China’s Fujian province after a Singapore-registered ship hit a reef, Xinhua news has reported. Local maritime authorities confirmed the belt is about 3km long and 200m wide....
20th March 2012

An oil belt has been left off China’s Fujian province after a Singapore-registered ship hit a reef, Xinhua news has reported. Local maritime authorities confirmed the belt is about 3km long and 200m wide...
488km pipeline
19th March 2012

Russian oil pipeline operators, OAO Transneft (TRNFP), have begun building a 488km link from uptapped oil deposits in Arctic Siberia to the main pipelines grid.The pipeline will allow crude oil to flow from...
19th March 2012

Oil and gas exploration company, Serica energy, has signed a contractwith marine geophysical company, Polarcus Seismic Limited, to survey an area offshore Namibia.A 10-streamer vessel Polarcus Nadia will be...

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