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OMV Confirms Find in One of "Largest Prospects in Norway"

Sep 23, 2022

The Norwegian arm of Austrian energy and petrochemicals company OMV has confirmed that the Oswig exploration well in the Norwegian North Sea has made a gas-condensate discovery. OMV (Norge), as operator, said that it and its partners had now decided to drill a sidetrack and perform a drill stem test (DST) on the well, which partner Longboat says could be 'one of the largest gas prospects being tested in Norway this year'…

Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

Sep 23, 2022

Stephen Chazen, who rose to the top of Occidental Petroleum OXY.N during a lengthy career and after his retirement started and ran a Texas shale-oil producer, has died aged 76 after an illness.Chazen was chief executive and chairman of Houston-based Magnolia Oil and Gas Corp…

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

Sep 23, 2022

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with INEOS E&P A/S drilling two development wells and intervention work offshore Denmark. The contract is for use of the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve. The two development wells will be drilled at the Solsort field…

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

Sep 23, 2022

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the Jackdaw development in the UK North Sea.The contract covers pipelay for a 30 km tieback from the new Jackdaw platform to Shell’s Shearwater platform…

OMV Targets Velocette Well in 2023

Sep 23, 2022

A rig contract for drilling the OMV-operated Velocette exploration well in the Norwegian Sea has been signed, according to partner in the project North Sea oil and gas company Longboat Energy.The company says that Velocette (PL 1016) will be drilled using the semi-submersible Transocean Norge…

Zenith Bids for Benin's Largest Oilfield

Sep 23, 2022

Zenith Energy has made an offer to the Republic of Benin operate Block 1 containing the 'largest and most prospective oilfield in the country'. The shallow water block in the Gulf of Guinea contains the Sèmè oilfield, which was discovered in 1968 and produced for 14 years…

Equinor Extends Floatel Contracts

Sep 23, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor has extended two contracts for the use of floating accommodation units with Norway-based Floatel International.  The contracts are for the Floatel Endurance and the Floatel Superior, both in the Norwegian North Sea…

Hexicon Lines up Mingyang for Celtic Sea Floater

Sep 23, 2022

Floating wind developer Hexicon has appointed China's Mingyang as the preferred wind turbine generator (WTG) supplier for its TwinHub project in the Celtic Sea. Hexicon has also awarded the firm the WTG front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the project…

Lhyfe Launches World First Offshore Hydrogen Pilot

Sep 23, 2022

France-based clean hydrogen producer Lhyfe has launched the world’s first offshore renewable green hydrogen production demonstrator.The pilot was launched yesterday (Septmeber 22) in Saint-Nazaire, France, which will now begin an 18-month wind-powered pilot…

Talos to Buy Gulf of Mexico Oil Producer EnVen in $1.1 Billion Deal

Sep 22, 2022

Talos Energy Inc said on Thursday it will buy EnVen Energy Corp, a private producer in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico, in a $1.1 billion deal including debt.The acquisition will add 24,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day of production for…

Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy, Verlume Ink MOU

Sep 22, 2022

Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy and Verlume have signed a triparty memorandum of understanding (MoU) to identify and discuss potential opportunities for collaboration on integrated wave energy and subsea energy storage solutions for the emerging subsea clean energy market…

Equinor, Naturgy Team up on 200MW Spanish Floater

Sep 22, 2022

Spanish utility and Naturgy and Norway's Equinor are targeting a 200MW floating offshore wind project in the Canary Islands.Following an agreement to work together, made earlier this year, the firm's are targeting the Floating Offshore Wind…

Johnson Tapped to Lead Rovco's US Expansion

Sep 22, 2022

Rovco, a provider of subsea robotics and hydrographic survey solutions to the marine renewable and wider energy sectors, has its sights set on supporting the energy transition in the US market with the strategic appointment of Mitchell (Mitch) Johnson as the company’s new Director – Americas…

North Sea "Not On Track" to Meet Emissions Targets

Sep 22, 2022

The North Sea oil and gas industry is on track to meet early emissions reduction targets after posting cuts of more than a fifth between 2018-21, according to the UK regulator, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA). But bold measures will be needed to hit a 2030 goal of halving emissions…

26 Bids For UK's First CCS Round

Sep 22, 2022

UK regulator the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has announced that 26 bids were submitted in the UK's first carbon storage licensing round by a total of 19 companies. On offer were 13 areas, off the coasts of Aberdeen, Teesside, Liverpool and Lincolnshire…

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Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

OMV Confirms Find in One of "Largest Prospects in Norway"

OMV Confirms Find in One of "Largest Prospects in Norway"

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

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