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Gazprom Raises Production at Badra

By Simon Kent. Gazprom Neft, the Russian oil and gas giant, has announced increased production at the Badra field, reaching an aggregate production of 3 million tons in less than two years, according to Sputnik news. Badra has estimated reserves of over 3 billion barrels, and this year Gazprom added another 3 wells, totaling an additional […]

Kuwait Energy Optimistic on Iraq Investment

By Patrick Schmidt. During an oil and gas conference in Norway, Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Energy, Sara Akbar (pictured)  noted that recent events in Iraq do not sour her outlook for the petroleum industry in Iraq. This statement follows the evacuation of oil engineers and workers from Iraq by select energy companies over the preceding […]