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Five-year Plan: U.S. to Hold Between Zero and 11 Offshore Drilling Lease Sales

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President Joe Biden's administration on Friday unveiled a five-year proposal for offshore oil and gas development in areas of existing production, and said the final plan may have anywhere from zero to 11 lease sales.The range of options, between two auctions a year and none at all, sought to balance the administration's efforts to fight climate change with its calls to increase oil and gas supplies in the face of soaring fuel prices…

Norwegian Offshore Oil Workers to Go on Strike on Tuesday

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Norwegian offshore workers will likely go on strike on Tuesday in an industrial action that will cut oil and gas output as the negotiating parties have not made progress, the union and the lobby representing oil companies said on Monday.'As it stands now…

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

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Teekay Corporation has found a new home for its Sevan Hummingbird FPSO following its recent departure from the Chestnut field in the UK North Sea, after 13 years of production there for Centrica's Spirit Energy. The cylindrical FPSO has been…

Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

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Norway's oil ministry on Monday said it had approved adjusted production permits for six offshore fields but that would not change the expected amount of gas Norway would export in 2022.The Nordic country expects to sell some 122 billion cubic meters of gas this year…

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling's Semi-sub Rig Scope

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Norwegian oil firm Equinor has exercised further work for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig.The Deepsea Stavanger now has six remaining wells to be drilled which are expected to occupy the rig into Q2 2023. Equinor…

Pemex, New Fortress Energy Ink Deal on $1.5B Offshore Gas project

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Mexican oil and gas company Pemex has signed a letter of intent with the U.S.-based company New Fortress Energy to resume work on a $1.5 billion offshore gas project in Mexico, Pemex Chief Executive Octavio Romero said on Friday.The agreement…

Fire Extinguished at Equinor's Largest Refinery

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A fire that broke out at Equinor's Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast early on Sunday was now extinguished, the company said, affecting the unit producing gasoline.The fire broke out in a part of the refinery that produces gasoline…

Cutting Emissions: Vestas Testing Use of Hydrogen-powered Crew Transfer Vessel

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Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is partnering up with Windcat Workboats to launch a pilot program to explore how 'the world’s first' hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from its offshore service operations…

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

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More than two dozen crew on an engineering [reportedly an offshore wind] vessel [Fujing 001] with 30 people on board were missing after it snapped in two in waters off Hong Kong as tropical storm Chaba passed through, authorities said.Three crew members were rescued…

Jadestone Restarts Output From Montara Field after Halt Due to Oil Leak from FPSO Tank

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Asia Pacific-focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has resumed production from its Montara Venture FPSO in Australia, following a recent halt due to an oil leakdue to a 30 mm tank crack.Jadestone in June said that oil had spilled at Montara field offshore Australia…

Hezbollah Sends Drones Towards Drillship at Israel's Karish Offshore Gas Field

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Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Saturday it had sent three unarmed drones towards an Israeli Mediterranean gas rig [Stena Drilling's Stena IceMax drillship], which the Israeli military said it had intercepted.The Iranian-backed Shi'ite armed group said the drones launched towards the Karish gas field…

Ithaca Energy Wraps Siccar Point Energy Buy

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Ithaca Energy has completed the previously announced acquisition of the UK North Sea focused oil and gas company Siccar Point Energy.The proposed acquisition was first announced in April, when it was said that Ithaca would pay for $1.1 billion…

Norway Strike Could Cut Gas Output by 13%

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A planned strike [this week] by Norwegian energy sector workers could cut the country's gas output by 292,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, or 13% of output, employers' group the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Sunday.Oil output could be cut by 130…

Cadeler Secures $192,3M Loan to Fund New Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 01, 2022

Offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler has entered into a Senior Secured Green Revolving Credit Facility (“RCF”) of a 3-year term loan of EUR 185 million (around $192,3 million). Together with the company’s cash and cash equivalents,…

Aker BP Takes Over Lundin Energy's Oil and Gas Business

Jul 01, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has taken over Lundin Energy's oil and gas operations, creating the second largest operating oil and gas company on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP said in December 2021 it had agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business…

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Five-year Plan: U.S. to Hold Between Zero and 11 Offshore Drilling Lease Sales

Five-year Plan: U.S. to Hold Between Zero and 11 Offshore Drilling Lease Sales

Norwegian Offshore Oil Workers to Go on Strike on Tuesday

Norwegian Offshore Oil Workers to Go on Strike on Tuesday

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

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