Appeals Court denies challenges of LNG export approvals

The US Appeals Court for the District of Columbia denied three Sierra Club petitions for reviews of US Department of Energy approvals for LNG exports from terminals at Cove Point, Md.; Sabine Pass, La.; and Corpus Christi, Tex. Source: News

Chrysaor completes deal for assets off UK

Chrysaor Holdings Ltd., London, has completed its acquisition of UK North Sea interests from Royal Dutch Shell PLC for $3 billion, subject to adjustments. Source: News

Lukoil lets contract for Kstovo refinery

PJSC Lukoil has let a contract to CB&I, Houston, to provide detailed engineering, procurement, and supply of process equipment (EPS) for a deep conversion complex to be built at subsidiary LLC Lukoil-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez’s 17 million-tonne/year Kstovo refinery in central Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region. Source: News

Beach Energy makes gas discovery in Cooper basin

Beach Energy Ltd., Adelaide, has made two natural gas discoveries in its Western Flank gas program in the South Australian section of Cooper basin. Source: News

Shell’s third-quarter earnings jump 47%

Royal Dutch Shell PLC posted a third-quarter net profit attributable to shareholders on a current cost of supplies basis of $4.1 billion, up from $2.7 billion in third-quarter 2016. Source: News

Egina FPSO heading to Nigeria

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. said the Egina floating production, storage, and offloading vessel has left the Geoje shipyard in South Korea on its way to Nigeria. Travel time to Nigeria is expected to be 3 months. Source: News

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil briefly tops $55/bbl

Oil prices briefly climbed above $55/bbl on the New York market Nov. 1 before trading lower to settle fairly flat with the previous day at $54.30/bbl for the December contract. The Nov. 1 trading high for the December contract was $55.22/bbl. Source: News