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ExxonMobil Continues To Increase Wolfcamp Position In Permian Basin

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 19 September 2014

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced it entered into a non-monetary exchange agreement with LINN Energy, LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) to add 17,800 net acres in the Permian Basin to its U.S. oil and natural gas portfolio managed by subsidiary XTO Energy Inc.

SIBUR Proceeds With ZapSibNeftekhim Project

SOURCE: SIBUR | 16 September 2014

Based on completion of the FEED contracts and assessment of the design documentation, SIBUR proceeds with the ZapSibNeftekhim project. With the project moving on to the next stage, SIBUR's Board of Directors has approved increased funding for the project in 2014, with overall capex budget for 2014 increasing from RUB 53 bn to RUB 74 bn.

Spectra Energy And Northeast Utilities Announce New England Energy Reliability Solution

SOURCE: Spectra Energy | 16 September 2014

Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) today announced details of the Access Northeast project, designed to reliably meet growing demand for natural gas in New England while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region.

Technip Further Optimizes Its Subsea Assets

SOURCE: Technip | 15 September 2014

Technip signed today an agreement to sell 100% of its North American diving assets to Ranger Offshore Inc.(1). Technip’s strategy focuses on high technology and ultra-deep water products and services.

Dominion Plans To Acquire Two Solar Energy Projects In California

SOURCE: Dominion | 15 September 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers. The acquisitions of the California projects are expected to close in 2015.

Sembcorp Signs Conditional Agreement To Expand Its Energy Business In China With Two Power Plants In Chongqing

SOURCE: Sembcorp | 15 September 2014

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) will be announcing its plans to expand its energy business in China with the signing of a conditional joint venture agreement with a subsidiary of Chongqing Energy Investment Group, Chongqing Songzao Coal and Power LLC, to collaborate on a mine-mouth coal-fired power project in Chongqing municipality.

BASF Subsidiary Wintershall Further Expands Oil And Gas Production In Norway

SOURCE: BASF | 12 September 2014

BASF Group company Wintershall is further expanding its oil and gas production and reserves in the North Sea. Wintershall will acquire shares in the two producing fields Gjøa (5%) and Vega (24.5%), the development project Aasta Hansteen (24%), the Asterix discovery (19%), the Polarled pipeline project (13.2%), as well as equity in four exploration licenses in the vicinity of Aasta Hansteen

Realising Value To Further Strengthen NCS Portfolio

SOURCE: Statoil | 12 September 2014

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) farms down in Aasta Hansteen, Asterix and Polarled and exits two assets on the NCS for a consideration of USD 1.3 billion, including contingent payment.

Keppel Finalising Contracts On Second FLNG Vessel Conversion For Golar

SOURCE: Keppel Corp. | 05 September 2014

Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), wishes to announce that it is in the process of finalising contracts with Golar Gimi Limited (Golar Gimi), a subsidiary of Golar LNG Limited (Golar LNG), to perform the conversion of a second Moss LNG carrier, the GIMI, into a Floating Liquefaction Vessel (FLNGV).

Statoil Farms Into Acreage Offshore Colombia

SOURCE: Statoil | 04 September 2014

Statoil has signed farm-in agreements with Repsol acquiring a 10% equity share in the Tayrona licence and a 20% equity share in the Guajira Offshore 1 licence.