• Is U.S. Gas Boom Already Over?

    by Oil and gas press -

    Natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays is growing at a slower pace than before as low prices persist, but demand has yet to catch up to supply. S&P Global Platts reports that energy companies in the Appalachian Basin have started cutting back their new drilling, pressured by low gas prices on the one […]

  • Plastic Additives Market Sales, Applications 2019-2023 Forecast

    by Rishab Gupta -

    Diverse application scope provides a forecasted growth of 5.5% CAGR till 2022 Plastic Additives Market Overview Plastic Additives Market has seen a stimulating growth period over the past decade. As per the analysis, the worldwide market has certain drivers that can sustain this growth status throughout the forecast period. Market Research Future, a firm which […]


    by Oil and gas press -

    The oil and gas industry can be an extremely challenging environment for ambitious woman. Not only is there an obvious gender imbalance, but women also struggle with the “stay at home mum” dilemma which is fuelled by stigma and the costs of child care. At Add Energy, Natalie MacRae has undergone extreme career growth and […]

  • The appilication of stainless steel in oil and gas industry

    by Raya Jiang -

    The petroleum and petrochemical industry is the pillar industry of the national economy, and it plays a pivotal role in the national economy. In the past 20 years, stainless steel pipes have been greatly improved in terms of production technology, whether they are seamless pipes or welded pipes. The stainless steel pipes produced by some […]

  • Machine learning technology to extend offshore asset life

    by Ian Simm -

    The productive life of an oil and gas platform could be significantly extended through a transformative machine learning solution that will contribute to maximising economic recovery from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) by predicting equipment failure. <a href=”http://www.spartansolutions.com/news”>Spartan Solutions Ltd</a> , a world-class software company, is leading a project to develop a machine learning software […]

  • Origins Advertising selects Edge1 OOH Software to automate its OOH business processes

    by Edge1 OOH Software -

    Origins Advertising is implementing Edge1 outdoor advertising software platform to automate the business operations of its growing number of OOH advertising media sites Lucknow based Origins Advertising has selected Edge1 Platform, leading outdoor advertising media management software, to automate the business operations of its growing number of OOH media sites in Uttar Pradesh including static […]

  • Graphic Products to Demonstrate Oil, Gas Solutions at Global Petroleum Show

    by Christine Torres -

    Graphic Products, an established global leader in visual communication solutions for compliance and safety, will connect directly with international oil and gas professionals and energy influencers June 6-13 at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In booth 7707, the award-wining safety company will showcase its line of DuraLabel industrial label and sign printers, […]

  • Training gives motivation, increased understanding and improved team capability

    by Patriot International -

    Here at Patriot International we believe training to be one of the most important commodities in the industry, both for the individual and the company. Training gives motivation, increased understanding and improved team capability. Through training we develop personally and therefore are able to contribute more towards the growth and the innovation of our respective […]

  • Compare Energy Tariffs UK

    by lloyd energy -

    Compare gas & electricity tariffs across the energy market to get the cheapest deal through Lloyd energy. So you could save some pounds by switching your energy supplier to a cheaper tariff.

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Market Application Overview, Demand, and Trend Analysis, 2017 to 2025

    by Avinash -

    The global enhanced oil recovery (EOR) market size is estimated to reach USD 55.02 billion by 2025, fueled by the increasing demand for energy in a broad range of applications including manufacturing, infrastructure and utilities. Rising number of aged wells resulting in low oil output has paved the way for advanced technologies including EOR to […]

  • Global Aroma Chemicals Market in Asia Pacific is expected to register the fastest growth in terms of revenue

    by lowrence -

    A latest market research study by MarketResearch.biz has projected that the Global  Aroma Chemicals Market revenues will exceed US$ 8 Bn in 2019 at a CAGR of  8.50%. The report offers in-depth insights, revenue details, and other vital information regarding the global Aroma Chemicals market and the various trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and threats in […]

  • Is This A Gamechanger For The Lithium Industry?

    by Oil and gas press -

    2018 was a terrible year for commodities, but few sectors fared as badly as lithium.  The crucial battery metal, also known as “White petroleum“, struggled through a 50 percent price correction as supply soared and demand fears spread like wildfire.  But it isn’t time to give up on lithium stocks just yet.  The rising stars […]

  • Total’s South Africa gas discovery first step towards exploiting the country’s full hydrocarbons potential

    by Oil and gas press -

    Gas discovery in the offshore Outeniqua Basin speaks to South Africa’s hidden oil & gas potential; gives an opportunity for a meaningful dialogue on attractive legislation and local content development. The African Energy Chamber (AEC) welcomes the recent gas condensate discovery by Total in Block 11B/12B, 175km off the southern coast of South Africa. This […]

  • Global Biogas Upgrading Market Studies Research 2018 Detailed Analysis of Restrain and Growth Factors

    by Infinium Global Research -

    Our latest research report entitled Biogas Upgrading Market (by technology (water scrubbing, pressure swing adsorption, selexol adsorbtion, amine gas treating and membrane)) provides complete and deep insights into the market dynamics and growth of Biogas Upgrading. Latest information on market risks, industry chain structure Biogas Upgrading cost structure and opportunities are offered in this report. […]

  • Angola: The grace period is over for João Lourenço; It is now time for effective action

    by Oil and gas press -

    Angola’s economic troubles began in 2014 when global crude oil prices dipped and severely hampered the government’s ability to generate revenue João Lourenço has been president of Angola since 26 September 2017. About one year later, he cemented his hold on power by taking over the chairmanship of the ruling Movimento Popular de Libertação de […]

  • What Angola can learn from Nigeria

    by Oil and gas press -

    With production declining and investment scarce, the Angolan leadership has put in place a number of new policies to reboot its oil industry and propel economic development. However, those changes take time and renewed deep-water oil and gas exploration for fresh reserves will take years to yield the desired results and stop the daily production […]

  • Oil Price Manipulation must stop!!

    by Oil and gas press -

    The headlines across the world today read….’Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia signals production cut’, ”Oil price rises as Saudi Arabia pledges supply cut” , ” Saudi Arabia is reducing oil supply and OPEC may cut too” ”Saudi Arabia’s Call for an Output Cut Pushes Oil Prices Higher” They want to reduce oil supply by […]

  • IMF’s Fourth Review for Egypt’s Extended Fund Facility

    by Oil and gas press -

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Subir Lall visited Egypt on October 18-31, 2018 to conduct the fourth review of Egypt’s economic reform program supported by a three-year Extended Fund Facility (see Press Release No. 16/501). At the end of the visit Mr. Lall issued the following statement: “The IMF staff team […]

  • Offshore Helicopters – Helitech 2018 and Beyond

    by Oil and gas press -

    The latest data from Westwood, presented for the first time at the Helitech 2018 show, provides some reason for cheer, with offshore project sanctioning up in 2018 versus 2017 and (for the first time since the downturn) an expectation of growth in the offshore helicopter market, with spend totalling some $17bn on helicopter operations over […]

  • CSV Southern Ocean secures new contract with McDermott for works in India

    by Oil and gas press -

    CSV Southern Ocean will support McDermott on their subsea installation project off the East Coast of India. Mobilisation of CSV Southern Ocean will start at the end of the year and the works are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019. Mathieu Feisthauer, Fleet Manager of Oceanteam, says: “We are very pleased […]

  • EV War Is About To Heat Up

    by Oil and gas press -

    While it’s taken them two years to join the race, German automakers are poised and ready to take on Tesla during a particularly vulnerable time for the electric carmaker. Mercedes-Benz is set to unveil its much-anticipated electric SUV on Tuesday, the linchpin needed to fully enter the fast-growing market for premium electric vehicles. Between Sept. […]

  • Designing a moral compass and ethical approach towards digital development

    by Oil and gas press -

    Technology is rapidly expanding in each and every part of the world, bringing new mediums, platforms, and apps that change the way we behave, finish tasks or communicate. In almost every manual effort we put into doing different things, there is technology involved to carry out the same duties. Everything from conducting research work, detecting […]

  • Nigeria is clueless about the consumption level of refined products that it imports.

    by Oil and gas press -

    When the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) stated the other day that daily consumption of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) in the country is unknown due to smuggling of the product into other West African countries, there could not have been a better way to illustrate how shrouded in various mysteries operations in the oil industry […]

  • Stainless Steel Pipe Welding Precautions

    by Joy Huang -

    The development of steel pipe technology began with the rise of the bicycle manufacturing industry. The development of oil in the early 19th century, the manufacture of ships, boilers and aircraft during the two world wars, the manufacture of thermal power boilers after the Second World War, the development of the chemical industry, and the […]

  • Oil theft, illegal refining increase in Niger Delta

    by Oil and gas press -

    WITH the introduction of Amnesty, training and capacity building of youths in the Niger Delta, expectations were high that the development would culminate in increased peace and end to vandalism, oil theft and illegal refining in the region. But this has not been the case. Sweetcrude investigations showed that these continue to occur. The data […]

  • Does Oil Prices really have to be high?

    by Oil and gas press -

    The benefits of Oil prices rises to corporate entities and oil producing countries seem to undermine the devastating effects on other economies. We have been consistently told that high oil prices promotes technological advances and further exploration for the oil companies as they are able to spend more on on research and development. The recent […]

  • Effects of US decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal on Companies

    by Oil and gas press -

    Mr. Trump’s decision to tear up the Iran Nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has led to the reimposition of U.S. penalties that were previously waived under the three-year-old nuclear deal, which included financial sanctions that will make it almost impossible for global companies to do business with or in Iran. The […]

  • Port-Harcourt’s stop-the-soot campaign , #StopTheSoot

    by Oil and gas press -

    Several dozen people took to the streets of Port Harcourt, Nigeria to protest government inaction in the face of this environmental crisis. A thick cloud of black smoke has reportedly hovered over the coastal city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, since November 2016, causing soot to pile up on every surface. Exasperated and worried for their […]

  • 2017 Resource Governance Index

    by Oil and gas press -

    The majority of governments inadequately govern their oil, gas and mining sectors, according to the 2017 Resource Governance Index. Sixty-six countries were found to be weak, poor or failing in their governance of extractive industries. Less than 20 percent of the 81 countries assessed achieved good or satisfactory overall ratings. Colombia’s Savings and Stabilization Fund […]

  • Bakken Is Booming Once Again

    by Oil and gas press -

    The Permian has been stealing headlines and analyst attention over the past year, and rightly so, as it’s the only U.S. shale play that continued to grow even when all others suffered during the downturn. But higher oil prices over the past few months have prompted drillers to grow production not only in the Permian, […]

  • As Iran And Saudi Arabia Square Off, Is OPEC Deal In Jeopardy?

    by Oil and gas press -

    Iran and Saudi Arabia are at odds over what to do next with the OPEC agreement, a conflict that could sow the seeds of the agreement’s demise over the course of the next year. As the WSJ notes, the dispute centers around exactly what price the cartel should be targeting. Iran’s oil minister has said […]

  • Should OPEC And U.S. Shale Collaborate For Survival?

    by Oil and gas press -

    Oil and gas is a trillion dollar industry, and every actor within it, be it national oil companies, multinationals, independents or oilfield services companies, has a stake in oil and gas flourishing. And now these players face an existential question, how will the industry react to new challenges in the shape of electric vehicles and […]

  • Nord Stream 2! For a strong Europe

    by Oil and gas press -

    Nord Stream 2 is a billion-dollar investment in state-of-the-art European gas infrastructure, in the secure supply of gas to people and industry in Europe. However, the public debate about the Baltic Sea pipeline has recently become bizarre. The facts are hardly taken into consideration any more in the mostly superficial, emotion-driven debates. Gas is becoming […]

  • Small-scale LNG market to grow driven by smaller customers

    by Oil and gas press -

    A mobile station for metering liquefied natural gas, designed by PGNiG engineers, may revolutionise the “small-scale LNG” market in Poland. Smaller consumers will be able to buy only a part of the standard tanker’s gas load. Engineers from the PGNiG Central Measurement and Testing Laboratory have designed the mobile station, named SMOK (DRAGON), to accurately […]

  • PPE EnDura® V91K gains Shell TAT approval

    by Chris Allan -

    Precision Polymer Engineering’s EnDura® V91K is now approved to Shell MESC SPE 85/301 following a successful Type Acceptance Test (TAT). This achievement allows Precision Polymer Engineering to collaborate with partners specifying the Shell MESC SPE 85/301 standard, and represents another technical landmark in the continual development of the EnDura® range of oil and gas sealing […]

  • Linear Alpha Olefins Market to generate huge revenue over 2017-2024.

    by Sneha Gaikwad -

    Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) Market size may surpass USD 19 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Growing PAOs demand in synthetic based lubricants manufacturing due to key properties including reduced wear & tear, low volatility, thermal stability, natural lubricity and chemical inertness should positively influence linear alpha […]

  • Drilling Waste Management Market to 2025

    by anagha -

    Drilling waste management is a constituent of successful operation activities related to E&P operations, which is essential for effective drilling and production operation and for environmental protection. The waste streams from drilling includes drilling fluids, cuttings, and interfacial mixtures. Large E&P (Exploration & Production) activities, growing environmental concerns, and stringent government regulations are some of […]

  • Oilfield Chemicals Market Forcasted for Accelerated Growth by 2024

    by anagha -

    Oilfield chemicals find major application in the exploration of natural gas and at various levels of oil & gas production process. Oilfield chemicals are used as corrosion inhibitors, emulsion breakers, cementing super plasticizers, paraffin dispersants, and drilling additives, among others. Oilfield chemicals market continues to witness strong growth as it has led to cost-effective extraction, […]

  • Sonangol EP Interview: Is Enhanced Oil Recovery the Future of Angola’s Oil Production?

    by Sam Scarpa -

    Offshore Network releases exclusive interview with Geraldo Ramos, Senior Production Engineer at Sonangol EP, who discusses Enhanced Oil Recovery in West Africa, his vision for Angola’s 2018 production landscape and the experience he gained from the North Sea – With production decline a common challenge to offshore production in mature fields globally, operators in West […]

  • New TurboDX Next-Generation Global EV Charging Solution

    by Oil and gas press -

    AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging and the preferred home charging solution supplier for nine global automakers, today introduced TurboDX™, the company’s next-generation EV charging station for commercial, workplace, utility and residential customers around the world. TurboDX is a durable, reliable, fast and safe solution that delivers unparalleled flexibility to accommodate […]

  • Aquantia and Molex Collaborate on Multi-Gigabit Automotive Ethernet Network

    by Oil and gas press -

    Molex and Aquantia today announced a collaboration to leverage Aquantia Multi-Gig Automotive Ethernet technologies in a Molex 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network designed to accelerate data bandwidth in connected and autonomous vehicles. The new Molex automotive solution will be officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, Jan 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada USA. “The collaboration […]

  • Oil and Gas Storage Service Market Revenue Will Reach $XX Billion By 2022, Says Esticast Research and Consulting

    by Amritesh Suman -

    As per the report”Oil and Gas Storage Service Market By Product Type (Storage, Ancillary), By End-use application (Storage, Ancillary), Estimation & Forecast, 2017 – 2024″ ,the global oil and gas storage service market was valued at $XX billion in 2016, and is projected to reach $XX billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 2.6% […]

  • Research Offers Analysis on Belarus Midstream Oil and Gas Industry till 2022

    by Mark Hub -

    A new research report highlighting the latest trends and developments in the Belarus midstream oil and gas industry has been added to the comprehensive repository of Market Research Hub (MRH). The report titled “Belarus Midstream Oil and Gas Industry Outlook to 2022-Market Forecasts for Pipelines, Underground Gas Storage and Gas Processing” offers detailed insights and analysis […]

  • How has air quality been affected by the US fracking boom?

    by Oil and gas press -

    Urban air pollution in the U.S. has been decreasing near continuously since the 1970s. Federal regulations, notably the Clean Air Act passed by President Nixon, to reduce toxic air pollutants such as benzene, a hydrocarbon, and ozone, a strong oxidant, effectively lowered their abundance in ambient air with steady progress. But about 10 years ago, […]

  • Oil and Gas in Saudi Arabia – Market Size, Status, Analysis Forecast 2023

    by Sharon Williams -

    Saudi Arabia oil and gas market is showing recovery with a market value of USD XX billion in 2017. Stabilizing oil prices, surge in consumption and government policies are set to boost Saudi Arabia oil and gas market value to $XX billion by 2023 at a projected CAGR of XX%. On the investment front, companies […]

  • Three Approaches for Estimating Recovery Factors in Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery

    by Oil and gas press -

    The U.S. Geological Survey has evaluated three methods for estimating how much oil and gas could be produced by injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) into petroleum reservoirs. The three methods evaluated are: reservoir computer modeling using CO2 Prophet software reservoir decline curve analysis based on historic reservoir production data a review of scientific literature that describes […]

  • Attack on Diesel continues

    by Oil and gas press -

    Diesel cars continues to come under scrutiny due to climate control issues. With surcharges soon to be enforced and more set to come to discourage people from using them in built-up areas, diesel cars have fallen from grace with buyers, with registrations plummeting in recent months in the UK. Health scares, talk of tax rises […]

  • The future of motoring is hybrid

    by Oil and gas press -

    A black Tesla is waiting for the light to turn green, as I head for home after my day’s work at the Neste head office. It looks like a predator hunting for prey in the middle of aging station wagons and slightly dented smaller cars. It is the rush hour, and the stream of cars […]

  • Even the Car Wash Industry is not safe from Technology!!

    by Oil and gas press -

    Nissan’s engineers has developed a paint that repels water and oil, effectively creating the world’s first self-cleaning car. The paint was developed at the Nissan Technical Centre in the UK, It is hydrophobic and oleophobic. i.e it repels water and oil. The finish is called Ultra-Ever Dry. Nissan reportedly stated that it has no plans […]

  • Expect $30 Oil -Bank Of America

    by Oil and gas press -

    Oil prices hit on Tuesday their lowest levels since mid-November last year, with WTI entering a bear market, and analysts now see the price of oil sliding further down to below US$40 and even into the US$30s, as rising output from Libya and Nigeria adds to the persistent concerns over global oversupply. As of 2:21pm […]

  • A review of the book “BIG BARRELS”

    by Oil and gas press -

    BIG BARRELS has arrived very late. For many like myself, who struggled with the scarcity of positive Africa-specific case studies at business school; it’s about time, too. By showcasing examples of countries where the ‘Resource Curse’ is being overcome, NJ Ayuk and Joio Gaspar Marques have placed a finger right on the pulse of Africa’s […]

  • Diesel vehicles will “disappear from roads much faster than expected.”

    by Oil and gas press -

    Let’s not rush with diesel According to recent estimates, there will be a stop to diesel-fueled traffic. The resistance to diesel increased before Easter, when Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, predicted that diesel vehicles will “disappear from roads much faster than expected.” Can it be that we need to stop using diesel? […]

  • UN Secretary-General Pledges Higher Bar on Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

    by Oil and gas press -

    Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, as delivered, on “climate action: mobilizing the world” at New York University, in New York today: I would like to thank everyone at New York University, and especially the Stern School of Business, for your warm welcome and your role in making today’s gathering possible. Let me also […]

  • What happened to transparency? Nigeria Oil and Gas

    by Oil and gas press -

    At the annual Nigerian jamboree to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, Dr. IbeKachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum resources, told a “world press conference” on May 5, 2017 that Nigeria’s refineries would soon have new investors. He said 26 investors had indicated interest in the epileptic refineries. “By September, we will […]

  • BPE Oblivious of Agip/Oando Planned Concession of Port Harcourt Refinery

    by Oil and gas press -

    The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) is ignorant of the proposed rehabilitation and operation under a concession arrangement of the 210,000 barrels per day (bpd) Port Harcourt Refinery by oil firms – Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and Oando Plc, THISDAY yesterday learnt from top sources in the privatisation agency. It learnt in Abuja that […]

  • Worldwide Refinery Catalysts Market in Oil Refining Sector Expected to be worth $6,490 Million by 2023

    by Ashwani Kailiya -

    In recent years across the globe, as a rising set of regulations govern the compatibility of fuels and their usages across a number of industries, the demand for refinery catalysts is set to rise globally. Currently, the refinery catalyst market is boosted by the fact that the efficient use of catalysts can help the manufacturers’ […]

  • Oil Storage Industry Analysis in the Middle East with Detailed Forecasts of All Operating and Planned Terminals during 2017-2021

    by Ashwani Kailiya -

    Presently, the supply is more than the demand in the global oil sector as the Middle East countries show no signs of decreasing production. This has forced immediate attention to create functional storage, growing the oil storage industry exponentially. Market Research Hub (MRH) has included the latest study to its huge collection of research reports […]

  • African Consultative Group Meeting

    by Oil and gas press -

    Statement by the Chairman of the African Caucus and the Managing Director of the IMF Minister Kenneth O. Matambo, Chairman of the African Caucus, and Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), co-chaired the African Consultative Group meeting today at the IMF Headquarters. They issued the following statement after the conclusion […]

  • Qatar Lifts its LNG Moratorium

    by Oil and gas press -

    Qatar sees new (LNG) production from the North fields starting within five to seven years and has indicated a target export volume of 2 bdfd (20.7 bcma). As global LNG demand grows beyond the projected supply from existing projects under construction, the world will require new supplies around the middle of the 2020s, in addition […]

  • Oil Production Recovers In Nigeria

    by Oil and gas press -

    Niger Delta Diplomacy At Work Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s nascent campaign to negotiate with separatists in the oil-rich Niger Delta has proven to be more effective in restoring oil output to pre-conflict highs than his previous all-out war tactic. “Despite the president’s initial threats and bluster on the delta, common sense now seems to be […]

  • Projecting Future Oil Prices is Difficult -OAPEC

    by Oil and gas press -

    The Organisation of the Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, OAPEC, has underlined the difficulty in projecting oil prices over the coming period. Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, quoted Abbas Ali Al-Naqi Secretary-General of OAPEC, at a news conference held on Sunday on the sidelines of opening a forum hosted by OAPEC on oil and gas industry fundamentals, […]

  • Saudi Alters Oil Pricing To Attract European Buyers

    by Oil and gas press -

    Saudi Arabia is trying to lure buyers from European markets by changing the way it prices its oil in order to make it easier for hedging, Reuters reported on Tuesday, quoting industry sources. As of July 1, the Saudis will begin pricing their oil sales to Europe against the ICE settlement for the Brent benchmark, […]

  • Oversupply Fears Grow As U.S. Oil Exports Hit Record High

    by Oil and gas press -

    U.S. oil producers contributed a record 7 million barrels of crude oil to international markets during the Week of February 5th, 2017, approximately one million barrels per day. This is on the tail of OPEC strategically limiting their global contributions. These OPEC supply constraints are a continuation of policy agreed upon in January by OPEC […]

  • Biggest gasoline glut in 27 years could crash oil markets

    by Oil and gas press -

    Oil prices are stuck in a holding pattern, waiting for more definitive data on what comes next. OPEC compliance is helping keep prices afloat, but rising US oil production is acting as a counterweight. A new problem that has suddenly emerged is the record levels of gasoline sitting in storage. The market has already had […]

  • Nigeria Produces More Gas, But Less for Its Own Needs

    by Oil and gas press -

    Nigeria grappled with a decline in gas supplies to power plants, despite an overall increase in gas production in the months up to November 2016. Gas production rose steadily during the three months to November 2016, according to data published last month by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Despite the impact of attacks on pipelines […]

  • Diesel cars even eco-friendlier than electric cars

    by Oil and gas press -

    Recent debate over the eco-friendliness of motoring has revolved around Tesla and electric cars, Google and self-driving cars, energy-saving combustion engines and overall car structures. Then again, urbanization, Uber and co-owned cars are changing the ways in which cars are used and owned towards a more flexible and effective direction. However, examining motoring from the […]

  • IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to Malaysia

    by Oil and gas press -

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Daisaku Kihara, visited Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya from November 30-December 14, 2016, to conduct discussions for the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Malaysia. The team exchanged views with senior officials of the Government of Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), and met with representatives from the private […]

  • President Trump: This Is How To Bring Back 1 Million Energy Jobs

    by Oil and gas press -

    Dear President-Elect Trump, There’s work to be done. And I know you’re up for a challenge. In fact, I’m now sure of it. So let me lay out a policy position that I am truly hoping you will adopt as your own. I’m talking about natural gas as a transportation fuel: cheap, clean, abundant natural […]

  • 2016 Oil Price Forecasts: Why Is Everyone Getting It Wrong

    by Oil and gas press -

    Forecasting oil prices has proven to be a difficult exercise this year, with investment banks, ratings agencies and national and supranational organisations left baffled by how the market price has fluctuated throughout 2016. Barclays are one such investment bank who have been wide of the mark with oil price predictions, forecasting Brent Crude to bottom […]

  • Niger Delta Avengers declare conditional ceasefire

    by Oil and gas press -

    Nigeria’s leading oil militants have reportedly declared a conditional ceasefire. The Niger Delta Avengers also say they are willing to negotiate a peace deal. A statement posted on the group’s website and dated Saturday says they will continue an undeclared “cessation of hostilities” on condition that security forces stop harassing civilians, and that international mediators […]

  • Nigeria; Prospecting for oil and gas in Lake Chad and Benue Basins

    by Oil and gas press -

    The 19 state governors in the Northern region have employed the services of a British firm, not a Nigerian firm, to carry out exploration activities in the region. This move comes two weeks after the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru, announced that President Buhari had directed the corporation to intensifies it search for […]

  • Nigeria’s Economic Struggle Unending

    by Oil and gas press -

    NIGERIA economy shrank in the first quarter of 2016 as oil output fell and the manufacturing, financial and real estate industries declined considerably. The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, report on the economy recently released said that the gross domestic product, GDP, contracted by -0.36 per cent from a year earlier suggesting that the economy […]

  • Saudi Arabia Unmoved By Oil Price Uncertainty

    by Oil and gas press -

    A reasonable assumption for investors is that Saudi Arabia would be deeply concerned about the current state of oil prices. While prices have rebounded somewhat from their February lows, current price levels are still deeply depressed from the normal values of the last decade. Under this assumption, one would assume that Saudi Arabia would at […]

  • Did Oil Kill The Dinosaurs?

    by Oil and gas press -

    What killed the dinosaurs? It’s a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades. Movies like Jurassic Park and the Land Before Time only heighten that sense of wonder and raise the stakes behind that question. Now according to a […]

  • Nigeria’s oil production woes continues

    by Oil and gas press -

    Nigeria could be producing an obscene amounts of oil and making serious money in the International markets to see it through the downturn in the industry. However, in Nigeria oil production levels is affected by pirates, militants, Boko Haram and fantastically corruption government, headlines about Nigerian oil typically include broken down infrastructure, violence, devastated eco […]

  • Exxon And BP Battle For ‘Oil Contract Of The Century’

    by Oil and gas press -

    ExxonMobil and British Petroleum have been facing off over the terms of the renewal of the “contract of the century” in Azerbaijan, according to sources that spoke to Reuters. BP currently operates the Azeri-Chigar-Guneshi fields in the middle of the Caspian Sea—a region that contributes a tenth of the firm’s global output. The British company […]

  • Nigeria’s stolen fund will not be laundered through U.S Banks – Ambassador

    by Oil and gas press -

    The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to assist Nigeria fight corruption and ensure that no stolen funds are laundered through its banking system. Mr. Entwistle stated this at the 240th U.S. Independence Anniversary celebration cocktail party in Abuja. “As you fight corruption, we offer technical assistance, training for […]

  • Tesla misses delivery targets again

    by Oil and gas press -

    Tesla Motors has missed its quarterly vehicle delivery targets for the third quarter in a row, as the US electric carmaker continues to struggle with the production of its Model X crossover sport utility vehicle, introduced late last year. The electric-car maker said it sent 14,370 cars to owners in the second quarter, less than […]

  • GNPC Did Not Overspend 2015 Budget

    by Oil and gas press -

    Recent news stemming from the PIAC Annual Report alleging that GNPC overspent on its 2015 budget are incorrect. GNPC actually underspent its budget for 2015, approved by Parliament. Our forecasted revenue was $228.05m and our actual revenue was $126.86m. This shortfall was driven by the global fall in crude oil prices. Irrespective of this fall […]

  • Increase In U.S. Rig Count Will Not Cap Oil Prices

    by Oil and gas press -

    The impact of rising oil prices on North American light tight oil (LTO) production is said to be a “Catch 22”, the title of Joseph Heller’s popular 1961 novel set in WWII. The premise was you could get out of the army if you were crazy but you weren’t crazy to try to get out […]

  • Uranium Prices Set To Double By 2018

    by Oil and gas press -

    With prices set to double by 2018, we’ve seen the bottom of the uranium market, and the negative sentiment that has followed this resource around despite strong fundamentals, is starting to change. Billionaire investors sense it, and they’re always the first to anticipate change and take advantage of the rally before it becomes a reality. […]


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  • Ministry of Petroleum
  • www.minpet.gov.ao
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  • www.sonangol.co.ao
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  • Ministère de l'Energie, des Recherches Pétrolières et Minières, de l'Eau et du
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  • Cameroon
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  • www.snh.cm
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  • Chad
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  • www.ministere-petrole.td
  • National Oil Company: SHT (Société des Hydrocarbures du Tchad)
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  • Congo (Republic of)
  • Ministère des Hydrocarbures
  • www.ministere-hydrocarbures.cg
  • National Oil Company: SNPC (Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo )
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  • D.R Congo
  • Ministère des Hydrocarbures
  • National Oil Company: COHYDRO (Congolaise des Hydrocarbures)
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  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ministère des Mines, du Pétrole et de l'Energie
  • National Oil Company: PETROCI
  • (Société Nationale d'Opérations Pétrolières de la Côte d'Ivoire)
  • www.petroci.ci
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  • Egypt
  • Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral resources
  • www.petroleum.gov.eg
  • National Oil Company: Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation
  • www.egpc.com.eg
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  • Gabon
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  • Ghana
  • Ministry of Energy
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  • National Oil Company: Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
  • www.gnpcghana.com
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  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ministère des Mines, de l'Industrie et de L'energie
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  • National Oil Company:GEPetrol
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  • Libya
  • National Oil Company: NOC
  • (National Oil Corporation)
  • www.noc.ly
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  • Mauritania
  • Ministère du Pétrole, de l'Energie & des Mines
  • www.petrole.gov.mr
  • National Oil Company: SMH
  • (Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures ) Oil and Gas Press
  • Namibia
  • National Oil Company: NAMCOR
  • (National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia)
  • www.namcor.com.na/
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  • Niger
  • Ministère de l'Energie et du Pétrole
  • National Oil Company:SONIDEP
  • (Société Nigerienne des Produits Pétroliers)
  • www.sonidep.net
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  • Nigeria
  • Ministry of Petroleum Resources
  • www.nigeria.gov.ng
  • National Oil Company: NNPC
  • (Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation)
  • www.nnpcgroup.com
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  • Empresa Nacional De Combustiveis e Oleos
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  • South Africa
  • Department of Energy
  • www.energy.gov.za
  • National Oil Company: PetroSA
  • (Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa)
  • www.petrosa.co.za
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  • Ministry of Petroleum
  • National Oil Company: SUDAPET
  • (Sudan Petroleum Company)
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