Serbia hosted on November 24 the ceremony of welding the first joint of the Serbian section of the South Stream gas pipeline, Gazprom’s press service has said. The ceremony took place in the vicinity of Sajkas village, South Backa District.
Turkmenistan plans to purchase oil tankers, cargo and passenger ferries and towing vessels in line with the order of the country's State Service of Maritime and River Transportation, Trend reported on November 24, citing Turkmen government information service Turkmen Dov
CAMAC Energy Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement with the Public Investment Corporation Limited of South Africa for a $270m equity investment to boost its operation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, the Nigerian newspaper Punch reported on November 2
German oil and gas company Wintershall, part of the BASF group, has been forced to halt oil production in Libya as exports remain disrupted by protestors seizing shipping ports, Reuters reported on November 24.
Tullow Oil has made its fifth consecutive oil discovery since beginning drilling operations in Kenya last year, Irish Examiner reported on November 23.
India will begin its first commercial exploration of shale gas — natural gas that is found trapped within shale formations below the earth surface — on November 26, with state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) launching drilling operations at Jambusar near Vadod
ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), is looking to buy a stake in US supermajor Chevron's $4.3 billion Block B gas project in Vietnam, the Indian newspaper Business Standard reported on November 24.
Russia will start building the maritime stretch of the South Stream natural gas pipeline in Turkey in 2014, President Vladimir Putin said on November 22, Prime has reported, citing RIA Novosti.
Rosneft announces that its subsidiary Rosneft Brazil on November 22 signed an agreement and related preliminary documentation with HRT subsidiary HRT O&G to acquire additional 6% in the Solimoes project.
Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil and gas exploration and production efforts, which are increasingly moving into frontier regions, Statoil’s press service said on November 22.