Middle East

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Spotlight: An Autonomous Directional Drilling Solution for E&P Operators

Operators in the U.S. and Middle East have used this autonomous directional drilling solution to achieve greater efficiency and sustainability benefits.

October 4, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 1, 2021)

Two Bone Spring wells completed by Devon Energy in a new field in the Permian Basin in New Mexico’s Lea County plus Southwestern Energy Marcellus Shale wells and a gas discovery reported in Jordan top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 1, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Top White House Aide Discussed Oil Prices with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince

The Biden administration has previously said such conditions include having more oil on the market to stop rising energy prices and help the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 1, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 22, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Shell’s U.S. shale exit through the $9.5 billion cash sale of its Permian Basin position to ConocoPhillips.

September 22, 2021

Exploration & Production , Trade , International

Lebanon Seeking Answers over Halliburton Offshore Israel Contract

The two countries have been holding on-off U.S. mediated talks since October to try to resolve the issue.

September 20, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 15, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the sale by Colgate Energy of the Permian Basin water assets it had recently acquired as part of its $508 million acquisition from Occidental Petroleum.

September 15, 2021

Field Development , Drilling

Halliburton Secures Offshore Israel Drilling Campaign

The work follows a successful four well offshore drilling campaign that Halliburton previously executed in the Karish and Karish North gas fields.

September 14, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 8, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Enbridge’s $3 billion purchase of the largest crude export terminal in North America located along the Texas Gulf Coast.

September 8, 2021

Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Delek Finalizes $1 Billion Sale of Stake in Chevron-operated Tamar Field

The Tamar Field, operated by Chevron, is one of Israel’s primary energy sources and can produce 11 billion cubic meters of gas a year.

September 2, 2021

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Energy Transition , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Iraq Approves BP Plan to Spin Off Giant Oil Field

The new company, Basra Energy Ltd., would hold BP’s interest in Iraq’s giant Rumaila oil field and be jointly owned by China National Petroleum Corp., one of BP’s partners at the site.

August 24, 2021