Persian Gulf

International , Tankers

Shipping Industry Grapples With Threat In Strait Of Hormuz 

A third of the world’s seaborne oil—almost 17 MMBbl/d—passes through the strait, which narrows to just 21 miles and has long been a strategic chokepoint in the Persian Gulf.

July 21, 2019

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Iran Warns OPEC ‘Might Die’ Due To Russia-Saudi Domination

OPEC+ to extend cuts but Iran’s oil minister laments the growing influence of Russia and Saudi Arabia.

July 2, 2019

Crude Oil , Imports

China May Crude Oil Imports Drop From Record In April

Cut in imports from Iran is cited for reduction.

June 10, 2019

Shelf , Deepwater , Renewables , Subsea

Leading Offshore Into A Changing Future

OTC kicks off today in Houston and its chairman sees another 50 years of success for offshore energy.

May 6, 2019

Seismic

Iraq Signs Deal With China’s CNOOC For Seismic Surveys Of Two Oil Blocks

Iraq has signed a contract with China’s CNOOC to conduct a seismic survey for two oil exploration blocks, the oil ministry said on Jan. 31.

January 31, 2019

Technology

Fairfield Geotechnologies Wins Persian Gulf Project

The nearly eight-month project in the Middle East is a significant 4-D opportunity for Fairfield Geotechnologies.

July 24, 2018

Technology

JDR Bags Safaniya Work From McDermott

Owned and operated by Saudi Aramco, Safaniya is the world’s largest offshore oil field located in the Persian Gulf.

May 15, 2018

Service Contracts , Technology

Schlumberger CEO Warns Of Tightening Oil Market

The company’s chief executive says more global E&P spending is needed to minimize an impending production deficit.

April 20, 2018

Field Development , Technology

Fugro Undertakes Marine, Land Surveys For UAE’s Hail, Ghasha Gas Development

Fugro has commenced a program of geophysical and geotechnical surveys for Artelia, Abu Dhabi as part of the Hail and Ghasha development, the company said on Jan. 18.

January 19, 2018

Unconventional

Jordan Develops Oil Shale Reserves To Slash Imports

Jordan enjoys significant reserves of oil shale, which underlie more than 70 percent of Jordanian territory.

December 28, 2017