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Aker BP, Lundin Energy Merger Gets All Necessary Approvals

May 02, 2022

All the necessary approvals have been granted for the proposed merger between the Norwegian oil firm Aker BP and Sweden-based Lundin Energy's oil and exploration and production business. Aker BP said in December 2021 it had agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business, through a statutory merger, creating the second-largest oil and gas producer on the Norwegian Continental shelf.In a statement on Monday…

Aker BP's Oil and Gas Production Rises in First Quarter

Apr 13, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP produced 208,200 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boepd) in the first quarter, up from 207,000 boepd in the previous three months, the company said on Wednesday.However, output remains below the company's guidance of 210…

Aker BP Gets Gov't OK to Raise Gas Output from Skarv Offshore Field

Mar 28, 2022

Norway's Aker BP has won permission to increase gas exports from its Skarv field, the country's energy ministry said on Monday, enabling the company to take advantage of high gas prices that now exceed the price of oil.Until now, Aker BP has…

First of Four FPSOs Deployed at Petrobras' Mero Field

Feb 02, 2022

The Guanabara FPSO has arrived at the Mero field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras has informed.The FPSO, also known as Mero 1, will be the first 'definitive' oil production system at the Mero field…

Thai PTTEP Set to Take Over Myanmar's Biggest Offshore Gas Field as Oil Majors Exit

Jan 26, 2022

Thailand's state oil and gas explorer looks set to take over Myanmar's biggest gas field, as TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp exit in the wake of last year's coup in the Southeast Asian state, analysts say.A move by PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) to become operator of Yadana field…

Shrink to Fit: The Year Big Oil Starts to Become Small Oil

Jan 10, 2022

Europe's Big Oil companies are planning to spend their windfall from high energy prices on becoming Small Oil.Surging oil and gas prices in 2021 delivered billions of dollars in profits to top oil companies, in stark contrast to the previous…

Tech Start-Ups Drive Brazil’s Oil & Gas Industry

Dec 28, 2021

As an industry central to global energy supply, many consumers may believe that the oil and gas sector is relatively resistant to fluctuation. However, amid the myriad pressures felt throughout the global economy over the past year and a half…

Jadestone Energy CFO to Resign

Dec 23, 2021

Jadestone Energy, an oil and gas production company focused on the Asia Pacific region said Thursday that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO)   Dan Young, had decided to leave the company.'After more than 20 years overseas, Mr Young intends to repatriate back to Australia for personal family reasons…

Oil Search Gets Shareholder Approval for $6.2B Buyout by Santos

Dec 07, 2021

Papua New Guinea-focussed Oil Search Ltd said on Tuesday its A$8.8 billion ($6.21 billion) buyout by Santos Ltd received overwhelming support from its shareholders, getting over 95% votes in favor of the deal.Shares of Oil Search rose as much as 3…

UK North Sea's Oil and Gas Future Darkens after Shell's Cambo Exit

Dec 06, 2021

Up until a few days ago, the leadership of British North Sea producer Siccar Point was negotiating the sale of a stake in the promising Cambo oil development to another private equity-backed company, NEO, sources told Reuters.But on Thursday Royal Dutch Shell…

Norway: Oil and Gas Output in October Exceed Forecasts

Nov 19, 2021

Norway's petroleum output in October rose from the previous month, exceeding official forecasts, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Friday.Crude oil output increased to 1.82 million barrels per day (bpd) in October from 1…

Inmarsat, Maersk Supply Service Strike Deal for Fleet Xpress Digital Portfolio

Nov 17, 2021

Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications provider, has extended its Fleet Xpress service agreement with offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service. The extension includes fleet-wide IoT-based ship management connectivity on separate, dedicated bandwidths…

Hiber Brings Satellite Well-integrity Monitoring Tech to Middle East

Nov 16, 2021

Hiber, a company that describes itself as the satellite-enabled IoT scale-up, is bringing its HiberHilo remote well-integrity monitoring technology in the Middle East to assist oil and gas operators in the region in monitoring their remote wells via satellite connectivity…

Guyana Eyes More Gas, Renewable Energy for Power Generation

Nov 01, 2021

Guyana plans to meet an unprecedented growth expected in its power demand by building a new gas-fueled plant and expanding its hydropower capacity, a key step to leave behind fossil fuels for generating electricity, President Irfaan Ali said this week…

Gas Exports Lift Norway Trade Surplus Record High

Oct 15, 2021

Norway's trade surplus rose last month to a record level thanks to soaring revenues from selling gas from its offshore fields, national statistics agency (SSB) data showed on Friday.With a daily output of around four million barrels of oil equivalent…

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