Russia’s Prirazlomnoye Field to Double Output

By MarEx 2015-04-24 21:03:58 Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russia’s top natural gas producer Gazprom, plans to more than double oil output this year at the Prirazlomnoye field, Russia’s sole Arctic offshore oil project, the company said on Friday. Last year, oil production at the field totaled 300,000 tons. Development of Russia’s offshore Arctic…

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U.S. Port Economic Impacts Report Released

By MarEx 2015-04-24 20:51:24 U.S.-based Martin Associates, a leading provider of economic and strategic assessments of the world’s transportation systems, has released the results of its latest economic impact study of United States seaports. Dr. John Martin, Martin Associates’ president, debuted his firm’s 2014 National Economic Impact of the U.S. Coastal Port System report during…

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IMO and Bangladesh Review Shipbreaking Industry

By MarEx 2015-04-24 20:31:45 The IMO and the government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh are jointly implementing a project entitled “Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh – Phase I” (in short SENSREC Project – Bangladesh). The project, aimed at improving the safety and environmental standards within the country’s ship-recycling industry, consists of…

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Four Petrobras Platforms Halt Output

By Reuters 2015-04-24 20:13:35 Four Petrobras oil platforms off the northeast coast of Brazil have halted production after a leak of about 7,000 liters of oil was detected coming from a pipeline linking them, a local oil workers union head said on Friday. Brazil’s oil regulator, ANP, confirmed the leak in the Camorim field, 16…

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Top 100 U.S. Oil and Gas Fields

By MarEx 2015-04-24 19:35:18 The U.S. Energy Information Administration has published its ranking of the top 100 oil and natural gas fields. Based on 2013 data, the top 100 oil fields in the U.S. accounted for 20.6 billion barrels of crude oil and lease condensate proved reserves, or 56 percent of the U.S. total for…

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