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“We are the guardian of this industry,” Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said as he announced Saudi's production cut on Tuesday, preserving the OPEC+ deal and sending oil prices to 10-month highs. He emphasized that the decision was made unilaterally by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman himself. View the full article
Saudi Arabia’s export revenue fell by nearly a quarter in October from a year earlier, driven largely by a slump in global oil prices. View the full article
Google will start selling its cloud-computing services in Saudi Arabia through a deal with oil producer Aramco, risking a backlash from staff who oppose doing business with the fossil fuel industry or regimes accused of human rights abuses. View the full article
CGG announced that Sercel has won a second major contract to supply land seismic equipment to a leading seismic acquisition contractor for a 3D mega-crew survey in Saudi Arabia. View the full article
As Iran preparing itself for making its presence in the crude oil market again, without being hampered by a myriad of sanctions, Israel dashed the hopes of the former by implying that would not be that easy.
Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi, the chief of Israeli defence force, did not mince his words, when he outlined his plans: he said he ordered the defence forces to make preparations for offensive action against Iran next year; he did not want the Biden administration to revive the 2015 nuclear deal
The infection rate of Covid-19 seems to be on decline and the trend has been consistent for the past few days in the United Kingdom so that the inhabitants can breathe a collective sigh of relief.
As of yesterday, the 7-day-average of infections and the 7-day-aveage of the deaths are 35929 and 1239 respectively.
The good news was overshadowed yesterday as the country moved past the grim milestone of over 100,000 deaths.
There is no doubt that the strict lockdown measures and maski
This is the sky above the Heathrow airport in London, United Kingdom at 12.50 pm on Tuesday.
Heathrow used to be world's busiest airport, a few years ago. Even at this time last year, you could see a plane, at every two-minute interval, in the skies above Heathrow.
It's really sad to see just three planes at the same location; perhaps, they may be just cargo planes.
Let's think about the haemorrhage of income for those who rely on a functionning airport:
The unity of Arab nations with Saudi Arabia at its nucleus appears to be helping the latter in its determination to cut the crude oil output to compensate for the loss of revenues during the past few months.
Both Iraq and Libya confirmed that they will cut down the output for January and February, mimicking what Saudis did: not only did Saudi Arabia cut the oil output by 1 million barrels per day, but also raised the crude oil price for Asia, something that didn’t go down very well with the
How does a global industry respond to a global pandemic? In this roundtable, four experts with four different perspectives look beyond the economic impacts and consider how the experience of Covid-19 could change attitudes toward work, technology, the environmental agenda and the future of the energy sector, itself. View the full article
The PosHYdon pilot project will create the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production plant in the Dutch North Sea. The project will gain experience in integrating working energy systems at sea and producing hydrogen in an offshore environment. View the full article
One of World Oil’s most notable editorial advisors receives SPE’s ultimate distinction while also taking on new roles in the industry. View the full article
Halliburton Company announced the creation of Halliburton Labs – a collaborative environment where entrepreneurs, academics, investors, and industrial labs come together to advance cleaner, affordable energy. View the full article
Some of the high-impact technologies in 2019 no longer have the same economic punch in today’s Covid-19-battered market. At the same time, say some operators and innovators, some of the overlooked or low-impact technologies now are extremely useful, even transformative. View the full article
“At a time when renewables have developed from niche technologies to global industries, Aker’s ambitions exceed the announced spin-offs in Aker Solutions,” Aker Chief Executive Officer Oyvind Eriksen said in a statement. “We take an active role to position ourselves in a broader and rapidly growing renewable energy industry.” View the full article
North Sea nations and oil companies face costs of more than $100 billion to shut down old wells in the depleted region. Researchers in Norway believe they can cut that figure dramatically. View the full article
Europe’s oil giants came into 2020 promising shareholders they can “do it all” -- maintain generous dividends, keep the crude flowing and make a historic shift toward clean energy. Only one of them may succeed. View the full article
The Spotlight on New Technology Award recognizes companies that have created new and advanced technologies that play a role in advancing the offshore oil and gas sector into the forthcoming years. View the full article
Trendsetter Vulcan Offshore (TVO), a developer of innovative solutions for the offshore industry, has collaborated with local pulmonary and critical care physician Luis E. Chug, MD, to introduce personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. View the full article
President Biden's focus on fiscal spending, a probable lack of urgency in lifting sanctions on Iran and restrictions on the North American energy industry all combine to support oil prices, Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a note dated Jan. 21. View the full article
Traders have piled into oil this year, with output cuts from Saudi Arabia helping drive prices to the highest since February. View the full article
Two weeks ago, the world’s biggest crude exporter stunned energy traders by announcing that -- rather than restore halted production as planned -- it would slash supplies by a further 1 million barrels a day. On Tuesday, the International Energy Agency slashed forecasts for world oil demand in the first quarter as countries hunker down to contain new coronavirus outbreaks. View the full article
India's oil minister and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ top official publicly jousted over the cartel’s policy shift at a conference hosted by the Atlantic Council on Tuesday. View the full article