-- Eni buyer of stake in Evans Shoal gas field Eni SPA is the previously unidentified buyer of a major interest in Evans Shoal natural gas field in the Timor Sea off Australia from Santos Ltd. (OGJ Online, Oct. 28, 2011).
-- Total names executives in restructuring Total SA has made a series of executive appointments related to the restructuring of its downstream business announced in October (OGJ Online, Oct. 10, 2011).
-- MARKET WATCH: EU economic crisis holds down oil prices Crude oil prices were down over the US Thanksgiving holiday last week but the front-month natural gas contract managed a small gain in the New York futures market, as equities continued to take a beating.
-- Holiday publishing schedule Because of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, the Oil & Gas Journal Daily Update e-newsletter will not be issued Nov. 24-25, 2011. E-newsletter distribution will resume Nov. 28, 2011.
-- MARKET WATCH: Energy prices rise while equity markets fall Energy prices rose Nov. 22 with natural gas up on lower temperatures and crude again closing above $98/bbl in the New York market, but the equity market was “crushed” by a strong downward revision in the US third-quarter gross domestic product.