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Head of Mexico's Oil Regulator Quits

Sep 09, 2022

Mexican senators will consider a new head of the country's powerful oil regulator, according to legal announcements to lawmakers dated Wednesday and Thursday, after the current head abruptly resigned.National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) President…

Shell Brings Online U.S. Gulf of Mexico Well, Hess Says

Sep 09, 2022

U.S. oil and gas firm Hess Corp says first oil began flowing last month from a Shell-operated Llano-6 well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a project for which it owns a 50% stake. Hess, best known for its 30% interest in the Exxon Mobil-operated Guyana offshore oil and gas development…

Nearly Half of Guyana's Offshore Oil Exports Goes to Thirsty Europe

Sep 09, 2022

Oil producers in Guyana are boosting exports to European buyers seeking alternatives to Russian crude, according to vessel monitoring data.Government bans on Russian oil since the invasion of Ukraine have spurred demand for alternative crudes…

Rystad: Global Exploration Falters

Sep 08, 2022

Global oil and gas exploration is set to falter this year as the number of licensed blocks and total acreage fall to near all-time lows as the sector struggles to shake off the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing oil market crash…

Minesto's Second Sea Kite Online in Faroes

Sep 08, 2022

Tidal energy developer Minesto has this week launched its second Dragon Class tidal kite in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands, and has started producing electricity.The tidal energy power plant “Dragon 4” will benefit from previous configuration testing executed with the first unit…

UK to Announce Dozens of New North Sea Oil and Gas Licenses -Sources

Sep 08, 2022

The British government is expected to announce dozens of new North Sea oil and gas exploration licenses in an effort to boost domestic production, two sources familiar with the government's discussions said.The exact number of new licenses was still to be confirmed…

Stiesdal, Maersk Offer Floating Wind Services

Sep 08, 2022

Denmark's Maersk Supply Service and renewable energy pioneer Stiesdal Offshore have entered into a strategic partnership to offer combined solutions to this fast-growing sector within floating offshore wind.The companies say they intend to combine…

BlueFloat Boosts Gippsland Wind Plan to 2GW

Sep 08, 2022

BlueFloat Energy and Energy Estate have said they will expand the proposed capacity of their Greater Gippsland Offshore Wind Project in Australia from 1.275 GW to 2.085 GW.The so-called Southern Winds bottom-fixed project is located in the Bass Strait…

Santos to Study More CCS Options

Sep 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has been awarded permits to undertake evaluation and appraisal work for the potential storage of carbon dioxide in the offshore Carnarvon and Bonaparte basins, off the coast of Western Australia, the company announced today…

Oil Prices Rise on Specter of Europe Energy Rationing

Sep 08, 2022

Oil prices climbed on Thursday, paring some of their steep losses in the previous session, as the potential for an energy standoff between European nations and Russia overshadowed fears of recession and rising inflation.Brent crude futures LCoc1 rose by 25 cents or 0…

Pipeline Agreement for Chariot's Anchois

Sep 08, 2022

Africa-focused oil and gas company Chariot it has signed a pipeline tie-in agreement that takes it a step forward in unlocking its Anchois gas project offshore Morocco. The agreement was signed with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des…

Reach Subsea Adds Strategic Brazil Contract

Sep 08, 2022

Norway-based subsea services provider Reach Subsea has recently signed contracts amounting totally in excess of NOK 200 million, including an important strategic contract in the Brazilian market, which was signed yesterday (7 Sept). The contract…

Shell Extends Maersk Drillship Stay in Mexico

Sep 08, 2022

Shell has exercised an option to extend the provisioning of the 7th generation drillship Maersk Voyager for drilling services offshore Mexico. The contract extension is expected to commence in April 2023, in direct continuation of the rig’s current contract…

Transocean Awarded Two Contracts for Deepwater Asgard

Sep 07, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean on Tuesday announced it has secured two drilling contracts for its ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Asgard in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The two awards, which come from separate operators and are worth about $181 million combined…

Head of Croatian Oil and Gas Company INA to Resign

Sep 07, 2022

Croatian oil and gas company INA said on Wednesday Sandor Fasimon, president of INA's management board, is to step down from his post.Last month, Croatian authorities accused an organised crime gang of defrauding INA of 1 billion kuna ($131…

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