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23.09.2013 11 Firms To Join Huge Brazil Oil Auction

Eleven oil firms paid more than $900,000 each to enter an auction next month for rights to explore Brazil’s huge deepwater Libra field, authorities said on Thursday.

12.09.2013 Iraq Signs Deal With BP To Revive Northern Kirkuk Oilfield

Baghdad signed a deal in early September for BP to revive Iraq's northern Kirkuk oilfield, Oil Minister Abdul Kareem Luaibi said on Wednesday, confirming a plan that Kurdistan has already rejected as illegal.

08.08.2013 BP Offers Azeri Crude; BFOE September Exports at Four-Month High

BP Plc (BP/) failed to sell Azeri Light at a higher price than the previous bid. No bids or offers were made for North Sea Forties crude after the loading program showed an increase in September exports.

06.08.2013 AGR Enhanced Drilling Extends Its Caspian Contract

Offshore drilling solutions provider AGR Enhanced Drilling has further secured its position in the Caspian after BP signed a two-year contract extension with the Norwegian company.

01.08.2013 BP, SOCAR, Total And Fluxys Join The TAP Project

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) today announced that BP, SOCAR and Total - members of the international consortium developing the giant Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan - have exercised their options to join the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG.

30.07.2013 Dudley Says BP Gulf Spill Settlement Unlikely as Costs Rise

Bloomberg reports that BP Plc CEO Bob Dudley said it’s unlikely Europe’s second-biggest oil company will reach a settlement with the U.S. over the Gulf of Mexico disaster as provisions set aside to pay for the spill rose.

22.07.2013 BP Loses Bid To Halt Oil Spill Compensation

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that BP has lost in its attempt to suspend payments to people and businesses claiming damages related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while an investigator looks into possible misconduct in the payout process.

19.07.2013 BP Veteran Browne Builds US Gulf Oil Acreage

Reuters reports that former BP chief executive John Browne is to preside over the biggest set of oil and gas assets in the shallower, mature section of the Gulf of Mexico after buying them from U.S.-based Apache Corp (APA.N).

18.07.2013 CNOOC Signs Production Sharing Contract With BP

CNOOC Limited's parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed production sharing contract (PSC) with BP  for deepwater Block 54/11 in Pearl River Mouth Basin in the South China Sea, the company reported in a news release.

02.07.2013 BP Starts up New Crude Unit at Whiting Refinery

BP has completed commissioning and start-up of its new 250,000 barrel-per-day crude distillation unit at the Whiting Refinery, marking a major milestone in the multi-billion dollar upgrade of the facility in Northwest Indiana, the company reported in a news release.