Oil and Gas Industry

Shell Successfully Brings Online Deepwater Oil Initiative in Gulf of Mexico

Shell Offshore Inc, a subsidiary of the UK-headquartered energy giant Shell, has initiated production from a deepwater oil project situated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM). This project involves a subsea tie-back to Shell’s operated Appomattox production hub, marking a significant milestone in the company’s efforts to harness offshore oil resources.

GNPC Managing Director to Outline Gambian Investment Prospects at IAE Forum

Baboucarr Njie, Managing Director of the Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC), will speak at the Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum in Paris, taking place this May 14-15. Njie is expected to share insights into the investment opportunities across The Gambia’s oil and gas value chain, engaging with global financiers and technology providers to attract capital to its untapped energy prospects.

Bringing NUPRC closer to oil and gas operators will boost efficiency

With clear mandates – ensuring compliance with petroleum laws, regulations and guidelines, monitoring of operations at drilling sites, producing wells, production platforms and flowstations, crude oil export terminals, and all pipelines carrying crude oil, and natural gas, supervising operations being carried out under licences and leases, monitoring operations to ensure that they are in line with national goals and aspirations – the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, NUPRC, occupies a very influential position in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.

Oil and Gas Producers Push Back Against Nuclear Waste Storage in Permian

Despite growing support for nuclear energy and significant government investment, the U.S. grapples with the dilemma of managing highly radioactive nuclear waste.
Proposed solutions include consolidating nuclear waste storage facilities in the Permian Basin to reduce costs but face opposition from the oil and gas industry.
Socioeconomically struggling communities in Southeastern New Mexico view hosting nuclear waste storage facilities as a potential economic boon, while industry leaders express concerns over the impact on oil and gas production.