http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil EIA: Iran drove unplanned OPEC production outage to highest levels since 2015 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/18/eia-iran-drove-unplanned-opec-production-outage-to-highest-levels-since-2015 EIA says unplanned crude oil production outages for OPEC averaged 2.5 MMbpd in the first half of 2019, the highest six-month average since the end of 2015. McDermott wins FEED contract for Sohar LNG bunkering project in Oman https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/15/mcdermott-wins-feed-contract-for-sohar-lng-bunkering-project-in-oman McDermott International, Inc., announced it has been awarded a sizeable contract by Total Oman EandP Development B.V. in partnership with Oman Oil Company S.O.A.C. to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Sohar LNG bunkering project in Oman. KBR awarded FEED contract for Oman LNG's debottlenecking project https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/19/kbr-awarded-feed-contract-for-oman-lngs-debottlenecking-project KBR, Inc. has announced it has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by Oman LNG L.L.C for the debottlenecking of their facility at Sur in the Sultanate of Oman. Petrofac secures training solutions contracts in Oman, UAE and Iraq https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/4/25/petrofac-secures-training-solutions-contracts-in-oman-uae-and-iraq Petrofac has secured a number of new awards and contract extensions, with a combined value of over $30 million, to provide training solutions for key national oil company and international oil company clients in Oman, the UAE and Iraq. Total strengthens Oman's natural gas sector https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/4/8/total-strengthens-omans-natural-gas-sector Total and the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman (MOG) have signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) for the award to Total of an exploration license on Block 12 with significant prospective gas resources. World of oil and gas https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/news-resources/world-of-oil-and-gas The Huizhou 32-5 oil field comprehensive adjustment/Huizhou 33-1 oil field joint development project reportedly started production. New exploration captures support Eni’s aggressive Middle East growth strategy https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/14/new-exploration-captures-support-eni-s-aggressive-middle-east-growth-strategy Following recent announcements of Eni S.p.A.’s acquisition of new exploration acreage in Bahrain, the UAE and Oman, Will Scargill, senior oil and gas analyst at GlobalData offers his view on their place within the company’s wider strategy. BP, Eni to pursue major new exploration opportunity in Oman https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/14/bp-eni-to-pursue-major-new-exploration-opportunity-in-oman BP and Eni have signed a heads of agreement (HoA) with the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman to work jointly towards a significant new exploration opportunity in Oman. Two big producers just called a bottom for oil: $60/bbl https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/13/two-big-producers-just-called-a-bottom-for-oil-60bbl Italy’s top oil producer and Oman’s energy minister predict the latest oil rebound will stick. DNO hands over operatorship of Oman Block 8 following license expiry https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/3/dno-hands-over-operatorship-of-oman-block-8-following-license-expiry DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced that its subsidiary DNO Oman Block 8 Limited has relinquished operatorship and participation in Oman Block 8 to the Sultanate of Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG) and state-owned Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production LLC (OOCEP).