All articles by Smruthi Nadig

Smruthi Nadig

Coterra pleads no contest to Pennsylvania water contamination

Water contamination from oil and gas drilling will cost the company $16.29m in damages.

QatarEnergy and ConocoPhillips set to supply LNG to Germany

The German Government hopes the LNG supply agreement will offset the country’s long-term energy worries.

US government lifts sanctions against Venezuela; Chevron resumes oil production

On Saturday, the Biden administration issued a licence authorising Chevron to resume oil production in Venezuela for six months.

Indonesia to sue Thai oil firm over 2009 Montara oil spill

Indonesian farmers seek $1.7bn in a class action suit against PTTEP over the impact on livelihoods due to the Montara oil spill.

UK oil sector to spend $24bn to decommission old wells, report says

Dismantling 2,000 old oil and gas extraction wells in the North Sea will cost around $24bn over ten years.

UK government pays $2.1bn as first instalment to reduce energy bill

The UK government provided an $80 discount to 27 million families in England, Scotland, and Wales to reduce energy bills.

One death reported at Petronas gas pipeline explosion in Malaysia

Petronas’ Sabah-Sarawak gas pipeline explosion on Wednesday in Lawas, Malaysia, killed one and injured two people.

Germany to nationalise former Gazprom unit SEFE

The European Commission has approved a $234.7bn package for nationalising of gas company SEFE, a former Gazprom unit in Germany.

To ban or not to ban: UK fracking in the last three years

A “hard-earned victory for environmentalists”, as the UK Government bans fracking in England for the second time in three years.

Petrobras and CNPC discover oil in Brazil’s Santos basin

Petrobras and CNPC complete their first deepwater oil exploration test in the Santos basin.