Posts Tagged ‘anglo’

ExxonMobil puts force majeure on Qua Iboe crude

by on November 21, 2012 2:08 pm BST
The US supermajor’s Nigerian unit declared force majeure on Qua Iboe crude oil exports due to outages caused by an oil spill on 9 November, which witnesses said had spread 20 miles down the coastline."There are issues with two areas in a pipeline resulting in hydrocarbon release offshore," an oil

Shell wraps 2012 Arctic drill programme

by on October 31, 2012 5:38 pm BST
The Anglo-Dutch supermajor was able to begin top-hole drilling and other prep work on the Burger-A well in the Chukchi Sea and the Sivulliq well in the Beaufort Sea, a scaled-back version of original plans delayed by equipment issues and sea ice, among other things."The

Shell to meet Iraq oil field target

by on September 19, 2012 8:27 am BST
Shell to meet Iraq oil field targetBY HASSAN HAFIDHHOUSTON -- Royal Dutch Shell said its Majnoon oil field in Iraq is still likely to meet a key production target by the end of this year, despite a series of setbacks that have hampered its development.Shell said the preliminary mechanical work

Plains in $560m Shell asset buy

by on September 10, 2012 12:04 pm BST
Plains E&P’s swoop on Gulf of Mexico assets continued on Monday as the Houston-based explorer picked up a large chunk in a field from Shell.The Anglo-Dutch supermajor has shed its 50% holding in the Holstein field on the same day Plains paid BP $5.55 billion for