Middle East


E&P Highlights: Sept. 26, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including a project approval off Equatorial Guinea and product announcements from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

September 26, 2022

Field Development , Emerging Plays

QatarEnergy Signs Deal with TotalEnergies for North Field South Expansion

TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne met with QatarEnergy CEO Saad al-Kaabi to sign a deal for the North Field South.

September 26, 2022

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Russia’s Surging Oil Exports to China Fail to Keep Saudis Down

China’s oil purchases from Russia have climbed to reap the benefits of a plunge in European buying as the Ukraine crisis pushes Moscow in search of alternative markets.

September 20, 2022

Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Highlights: Sept. 20, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including a new EIS for a project in Australia to contract awards around the globe from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

September 20, 2022

Legislation , International

Aramco CEO Says Europe's Energy Crisis Plans Only Short-term Solution

"Freezing or capping energy bills might help consumers in the short term, but it does not address the real causes and is not the long-term solution," Aramco's Amin Nasser said of Europe's energy bill cap plans.

September 20, 2022

Crude Oil

Saudi Arabia's July Crude Oil Exports Rise to Over 2-year Peak

Saudi Arabia increased its oil exports in July to 7.38 MMbbl/d, its highest output since April 2020.

September 19, 2022

Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield

Halliburton Collaborates with Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority

The new partnership with the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority will use Halliburton’s DS365.ai platform to create data science and AI applications and solutions, the Houston-based oilfield services firm said.

September 19, 2022

Field Development

TotalEnergies Signs Gas Exploration Deal with Oman

The first stage of activities of the exploration and production sharing agreement for an area in Oman called onshore Block 11 will include seismic acquisition in late 2022, with a first exploration well planned to be drilled in 2023, TotalEnergies said.

September 16, 2022

Crude Oil , Health, Safety & Environment

Oil Prices Up After Basra Spill, Set for Weekly Decline

Oil exports from Iraq's Basra terminal are being gradually resumed after a spill temporarily halted production.

September 16, 2022

Field Development , Acquisitions & Divestitures

TotalEnergies Sells Nonop Interest in Sarsang Oil Field

TotalEnergies' current operations in Iraq are comprised of approximately 14,000 boe/d as of 2021, the company stated.

September 15, 2022