Exxon Mobil Corp is suing the European Union on the grounds that the windfall tax on oil companies will hinder investment and end up being “counter-productive”, according to media reports.
The Cooperative Republic of Guyana opened a bidding round for 14 oil and gas blocks in its oil-rich offshore, hoping to award exploration contracts by the end of May. Guyana has become home to one of the largest oil discoveries in the last decade, with about 11 billion barrels of oil and gas found by a consortium led by Exxon Mobil.
Deepwater hydrocarbon production remains the fastest-growing upstream oil and gas segment with output expected to hit 10.4 million boe/d this year from just 300,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) in 1990.
UK's British Petroleum has been awarded a contract to market Guyana's share of oil produced at the Liza Destiny and Liza Unity platforms, reports Oilprice. With 11 billion barrels found to date, Guyana is home to one of the largest oil discoveries over the last decade.
United States Exxon Mobil Corp. is drilling in a new area offshore in the northeast of Brazil that could have as much as a billion barrels of oil and gas equivalent, according to its partner Murphy Oil.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by energy companies including BP PLC, Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC contesting a lawsuit by the city of Baltimore seeking damages for the impact of global climate change.
Exxon Mobil resumed drilling in Guyana last month, underscoring its dedication to the offshore hotspot despite the oil price crash and a messy turn in local politics.
The attorney general for the District of Columbia on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron and Royal Dutch Shell for systematically and intentionally misleading consumers about the role their products play in causing climate change, the latest action by a US attorney general against the oil and gas industry.
Royal Dutch Shell cut its dividend for the first time since World War Two on Thursday as the energy company retrenched in the face of an unprecedented drop in oil demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday raised US$ 9.5 billion in new debt, with the largest U.S. oil producer seeking to bolster its finances while debt markets remain open to new deals.