Harvey’s wrath halts Gulf Coast oil imports, oil and product exports

Government authorities and plant operators along the US Gulf Coast continued to assess how extensively refineries and petrochemical installations were damaged as Hurricane Harvey became a tropic storm and made a second landfall in Louisiana before heading inland northeast across Mississippi and Tennessee. Source: News

Harvey: US SPR makes emergency release; Colonial Pipeline segment shut

As personnel attempt to move in on upstream, downstream, and midstream sites along the US Gulf Coast to assess possible damage following passage of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, the US government will move oil supply to the region’s beleaguered refining segment and a major fuel pipeline system will attempt to restart a portion of […]

EPP evaluates curtailment of Mont Belvieu operations

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP), Houston, is considering a potential curtailment of NGL fractionation and storage services at its complex in Mont Belvieu, Tex., in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey. Source: News

CGG to shoot seismic for Zambezi Delta off Mozambique

Following the competitive tender process held by Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) in 2016, CGG has been selected to acquire a multiclient survey of as much as 40,000 sq km of 3D seismic over the offshore Beira High in the Zambezi Delta. Source: News

KBR to study Papua New Guinea energy hub

State-owned Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd. (KPHL) has let a contract to KBR Inc. for conceptual development and feasibility study services for an energy hub in the Kikori region of Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. Source: News

Lundin attempts third Loppa High discovery

Lundin Petroleum AB hopes to follow the success of its recent Loppa High, southern Barents Sea Alta and Neiden discoveries with the Borslev prospect in PL609. Source: News