The production increased almost four times during the second half of 2018 compared tothe result of the first half of 2018, which amounted to 3.1 bcm of gas.
U.S. crude production climbed in March to 10.47 million barrels per day (bpd), a monthly record, data from the Energy Information Administration showed.
Qatar is taking a nearly 19 percent stake in Rosneft, rescuing the Russian oil major from its stalled deal to sell a major stake to China’s CEFC.
Russia's Rosneft has agreed to invest $400 million in five oil blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan, increasing Moscow's exposure to the semi-autonomous region.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq will close the flow of oil from northern Iraq, a retaliatory move after the Kurdish region voted for independence - Erdogan.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is set to face a fresh backlash at home after he was elected as chairman of Rosneft on Friday.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder accuses some of his critics of wanting to push Germany into a "new Cold War".
A wrap-up for the most prominent news circulated during the day.
An investment consortium comprising Trafigura and UCP has also announced the closure of their acquisition of a separate 49 percent share of EOL.