Shell begins production from Kaikias in Gulf of Mexico

Shell Offshore started production from Phase 1 of the Kaikias deepwater project in the US Gulf of Mexico, a year ahead of schedule. Kaikias, in the Mars-Ursa basin 130 miles offshore Louisiana, is owned by Shell, as operator, and MOEX North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui Oil Exploration. Estimated peak production is 40,000 boe/d. […]

Petrojam advances upgrade of Jamaica’s sole refinery

Jamaica is progressing with the long-planned and earlier delayed expansion and modernization of the Jamaican-Venezuelan joint venture Petrojam Ltd.’s 36,000-b/d hydroskimming refinery in Kingston.   Source: News

Keyera approves Phase 2 of Wapiti gas complex

Keyera Corp. is proceeding with Phase 2 of its Wapiti natural gas gathering and processing project south of Grand Prairie, Alta. Phase 2 of the Wapiti gas plant will add another 150 MMcfd of sour gas processing to the 150-MMcfd Phase 1 of the plant currently under construction, Keyera said.   Source: News

Forum: Energy CEOs ever more aware of supply-chain vulnerabilities

Growing use of customized software to make energy supply chains more efficient and versatile also has made them more vulnerable to cyberattacks, and company leaders and specialists are increasingly concerned, speakers agreed during a May 30 discussion at the Atlantic Council.   Source: News

MARKET WATCH: Brent crude oil rises above $77/bbl

Brent crude oil prices gained more than $2/bbl on the London market May 30 while light, sweet crude oil prices gained more than $1/bbl in New York. Analysts attributed price volatility to uncertainty about future actions by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Source: News