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CGES: Russia grappling with faulty oil export tax system

Dec 8, 2008 Russian producers and the government have been hit hard by a crude export tax system that has proven incapable of coping with the rapid drop in oil prices that started in early July.

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Dec 8, 2008

North West Shelf JV approves oil redevelopment

Dec 3, 2008 The Woodside-led North West Shelf JV has approved a $1.8 billion (Aus.) redevelopment of Cossack, Wanaea, Lambert, and Hermes oil fields to support production beyond 2020.

Total makes oil find off Congo (Brazzaville)

Dec 2, 2008 Total SA tested 3,000 b/d of 18° gravity oil from its Moho Marine Nord-3 appraisal well, which was drilled 80 km off Congo (Brazzaville).

CGES: Russia reworking faulty export tax system

Dec 1, 2008 Russian producers and the government have been hit hard by a crude export tax system that has proven incapable of coping with the rapid drop in oil prices since early July.

Petroproduccion lets seismic pact off Ecuador

Dec 1, 2008 Petroproduccion, an affiliate of Petroecuador, has issued a letter of agreement for Scan Geophysical ASA to implement a major 2D seismic program off Ecuador in support of the government’s plan to develop hydrocarbon prospects in the region.

Somali hijackers have international network

Dec 1, 2008 In an exclusive interview with the London-based Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, a negotiator for the pirates holding the Saudi supertanker Sirius Star off the Somali coast disclosed how some 40 hijackers seized control of the vessel.

Special Report: Biomonitors assist smooth pipeline project schedule

Dec 1, 2008 Using biomonitors (qualified on-site biologists with construction expertise) can lead to successful negotiation of contentious environmental issues and full compliance with regulatory conditions and permit stipulations.

Market fears drive down prices

Dec 1, 2008 With the loss of public confidence because of the current financial crisis, world demand for energy is still declining even as prices fall.


Dec 1, 2008 Perth, has added to its Aberdeen staff and moved into new offices as part of its effort to expand into Norway and Africa.

Special Report: Hercules develops HSE dashboard to safeguard offshore operations

Dec 1, 2008 Offshore drilling contractor Hercules Offshore Inc., Houston, has developed and implemented a predictive accident-prevention program to maintain safety standards and protect workers and the environment.

EAGC: Edison official stresses European gas diversity

Dec 1, 2008 Enhancing diversity of gas supplies is a key challenge for Europe, and the Caspian could become an important source, said an Edison SPA senior official at the European Autumn Gas Conference (EAGC) in Lake Como, Italy.

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Dec 1, 2008

Special Report: Sustainability reports address oil spills and GHG emissions

Dec 1, 2008 Special Report: Safety improvements aimed at better protecting both the environment and employees were key topics for major oil companies that issued 2007 sustainability reports or corporate social responsibility reports.

Kurdish rebels blast Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline again

Dec 1, 2008 Oil shipments along the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline are set to resume later this week following a Nov. 21 bomb attack on the line near Midyat in the Mardin province in southeast Turkey.

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