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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 is for the development of the long-stalled Lakach non-associated deepwater gas field owned by Pemex. The field, sitting at a water depth of a thousand meters…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ithaca Energy Wraps Siccar Point Energy Buy

7 hours ago

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…

Russia's Control of Sakhalin Project Could Pose Upside Risk to LNG Prices

Jul 01, 2022

Russia announced on Friday a decree that seizes full control of the Sakhalin-2 gas and oil project in the country's far east, a move that could force out Shell and Japanese investors and adds another bullish factor to prices in a tight global LNG market…

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…

Strohm to Deliver TCP Subsea Water Alternating Gas (WAG) Jumper for Exxon's Guyana Project

Jul 01, 2022

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil is set to install a subsea water alternating gas (WAG) jumper made from Strohm’s Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) on the Liza Phase 2 project offshore Guyana. This will be followed by a multi-jumper deployment campaign…

Vår Energi Buys Into Lime Petroleum's North Sea Blocks, Off Norway

Jul 01, 2022

Oil and gas company Lime Petroleum has signed an agreement with Vår Energi to farm down by 10 per cent, Lime’s 40 per cent interests in licenses PL820 S and PL 820 SB in the North Sea.Lime had on April 14, 2022 signed an agreement to acquire MOL Norge 40 per cent interests in the said licenses…

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

Jul 01, 2022

Portugal's main utility EDP will scale up its offshore floating solar farms in Southeast Asia, hoping to get a big slice of 16 gigawatt of photovoltaic power the region is expected to install over rivers and seas by 2030.EDP Chief Executive…

TGS Buys Prediktor

Jul 01, 2022

Norwegian company TGS has acquired Prediktor AS, a provider of asset management and real-time data management solutions to renewable and energy asset owners.'Established in 1995, the company has carried out thousands of installations on mission…

Current News

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

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

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

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