Ukraine’s Oil and Gas Industry Supplies Only a Small Part of the Country’s Needs
Two major pipeline systems carry Russian gas through Ukraine to Western Europe. The Bratstvo pipeline crosses from Ukraine to Slovakia and the Soyuz pipeline links Russia’s pipelines to natural gas networks in central Asia.
OSHA COVID RULE GETS WHITE HOUSE APPROVAL FOR RELEASE
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has completed a three week analysis of the anticipated federal Covid-19 vaccination and testing mandate for employers with more than 100 employees. This review is usually the last formal step before the final rule becomes public. In a November 1 statement the Department of Labor said the emergency standard would be published in the Federal Register in the coming days. The new standard will require covered employers to develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy, unless they implement a policy requiring employees to choose either to get vaccinated or to undergo regular Covid-19 testing and wear a face covering at work.
Petrobras enters negotiations for Potiguar cluster divestment
Petrobras has started the negotiation phase of divestment of the Potiguar cluster, which includes 26 concessions of onshore and shallow water production fields, including the 39,600 b/d Clara Camarão refinery, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
bp awards marine services contract for global operations
bp has awarded a framework agreement to Global Maritime to provide marine services for bp operations globally. The agreement, to begin immediately, includes marine vessel assurance, engineering, project operations, HSSE, and general marine consultancy.
Petrobras, Sonangol enter binding phase for Potiguar basin asset sale
Petrobras and Sonangol have started the binding phase for sale of the total stakes of both companies in the onshore exploratory block POT-T-794, part of the BT-POT-55A concession, in the Potiguar basin of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.