Umar Ali

Umar Ali is Verdict's specialist writer covering the offshore oil and gas industry.

All articles by Umar Ali

  1. Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig bound for North Sea

    Greenpeace activists have boarded a BP oil rig bound for the North Sea to protest against the company’s plans to…
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    10 Jun
  2. Lukoil enters Republic of Congo project for $800m

    Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has acquired a 25% interest in the Marine XII licence offshore the Republic of…
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    7 Jun
  3. Equinor: global climate actions ‘far from enough’

    Norwegian energy company Equinor has published a report claiming that more needs to be done by energy companies to keep…
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    6 Jun
  4. ‘Spoiled for choice’: discussing offshore opportunities with the UK Dept of Trade

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for promoting international investments and trade in the UK, as well as…
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    4 Jun
  5. Total takes over Toshiba’s LNG portfolio

    French oil and gas company Total has agreed to take over Japanese multinational Toshiba’s portfolio of liquefied natural gas (LNG)…
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    3 Jun
  6. INEOS invests $2bn in Saudi Arabia

    UK-based chemicals multinational INEOS has partnered with French oil and gas company Total and state owned Saudi Aramco to build three…
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    3 Jun
  7. Petronas reports $3.4bn profits for Q1 2019

    Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has announced its results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, reporting a profit…
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    31 May
  8. Ithaca Energy acquires Chevron’s North Sea assets for $2bn

    Aberdeen, UK-based oil and gas operator Ithaca Energy has acquired US energy multinational Chevron’s North Sea assets (CNSL) for $2bn….
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    30 May
  9. ‘Spoiled for choice’- discussing offshore opportunities with the UK Dept of Trade

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for promoting international investments and trade in the UK, as well as…
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    30 May
  10. European consortium launches industrial CO2 capture project

    A consortium of 11 European stakeholders including French oil and gas company Total has launched a project to demonstrate a…
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    29 May
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