Posts Tagged ‘dutch’

Fire reported on Noble Discoverer

by on November 19, 2012 1:46 am BST
The fire caused no injuries and will not affect Shell's operations schedule, Shell spokesperson Curtis Smith told Reuters.The Noble Discoverer, used by Shell to drill the top portion of an exploratory well, was not in operation and was in the Aleutian Island port of Dutch Harbor when the fire

Shell takes another Schiehallion slice

by on November 14, 2012 9:11 am BST
Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell has signed separate agreements with US independent Murphy Oil that will see it increase its stake in the Schiehallion field, off Scotland, while exiting a number of oil sands leases in Canada.Shell will take Murphy’s 5.9% stake in the Schiehallion field which, lies in blocks 204

Nigeria floods take toll on output

by on November 7, 2012 7:07 pm BST
West African oil traders told Reuters six or seven cargoes of Nigerian crude of around 1 million barrels each have been delayed out of the total of 72 Nigerian crude cargoes that had been due to load in November."Production is back to normal and has been for some time. It was

ExxonMobil looks to exit West Qurna

by on November 7, 2012 10:43 am BST
ExxonMobil's decision to quit the $50 billion project will exacerbate tensions between Baghdad and the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan, where the US supermajor signed oil deals seen as more lucrative but dismissed by the central government as illegal."ExxonMobil sent a letter to the South Oil Company expressing its wish to