Joint venture to explore Oman’s offshore Block 52

Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas has granted Eni SPA and Oman Oil Co. SAOC (OOC), the Sultanate’s energy investment arm, exploration rights for Block 52, a 90,000-sq-km area in 10-2,000 m of water offshore Oman. Source: News

Oriental Energy starts up on-purpose propylene production

Ningbo Fortune Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (NFPC) and Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (YRPC), both subsidiaries of Oriental Energy Co. Ltd., each have commissioned 600,000-tonne/year on-purpose propylene units at their respective plants in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, and Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, in China. Source: News

TGS planning its second Permian seismic project of 2017

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. ASA is set to launch its West Lindsey 3D multiclient seismic survey covering a minimum of 190 sq miles predominantly in Reeves County, Tex., southwest of the West Kermit 3D project launched earlier this year. Source: News