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Enauta Buys FPSO OSX-2 for Deployment at Atlanta Field

Jan 24, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta has agreed to buy FPSO OSX-2 for the Definitive System (DS) of the Atlanta oil field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.The completion of the acquisition is contingent on compliance with the agreed contractual conditions and is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2022. 'The acquisition of FPSO is another important step towards the implementation of the Definitive System of the Atlanta Field…

Kuwait's KUFPEC Makes First Operated Offshore Discovery in Indonesia

Jan 24, 2022

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (“KUFPEC”) said Sunday that its subsidiary KUFPEC Indonesia had made a commercial discovery of gas and condensate in the Anambas Block, offshore Indonesia.  KUFPEC Indonesia made the discovery through the drilling of the Anambas-2X well…

INPEX Books HAKURYU-5 Semi-submersible Drilling Rig for Japan Offshore Drilling Project

Jan 24, 2022

Japanese oil and gas company INPEX has hired the HAKURYU-5 semi-submersible drilling rig for operations in Japan.The Mitsubishi MD 501 propulsion-assisted semi-submersible drilling rig will be deployed offshore San-in, Japan. JDC did not share any details on the agreed day rate…

Blue Petra Orders Fast Crew Boat from Strategic Marine

Jan 24, 2022

Strategic Marine, a Singapore-based shipbuilder, has received an order for the construction of a 40-meter Fast Crew Boat from Blue Petra Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Great Ocean Supply & Services, based in Malaysia.Great Ocean is a licensed Petronas…

BW Offshore Sells BW Joko Tole FPSO

Jan 24, 2022

Oslo-listed FPSO owner BW Offshore has agreed to sell the FPSO BW Joko Tole to PT Bahari Inti Tanker and PT Cahaya Haluan Pasifik, both of which are Indonesian companies, in consortium with PT Buana Lintas Lautan Tbk, a company publicly listed in Indonesia…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

Oil Majors TotalEnergies and Chevron Exit Myanmar Citing Worsening Humanitarian Situation

Jan 21, 2022

Oil majors TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp, partners in a major gas project in Myanmar, said on Friday they were withdrawing from the country, citing the worsening humanitarian situation following last year's coup.Shell, in its first public acknowledgment of the move…

Bumi Armada to Sell Three Ice-class Vessels to Lukoil for $44.5M

Jan 20, 2022

Malaysian FPSO specialist and offshore support vessel owner Bumi Armada has decided to sell its icebreaking vessels operating in the Caspian Sea for Lukoil, in line with its plan to exit the offshore marine service business.Bumi Armada said…

Inpex to Drill for Gas Offshore Japan

Jan 18, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp will conduct exploratory offshore drilling off western Japan from March to July in the hope of finding natural gas, the company and a ministry of industry official said.The project, off the Yamaguchi and Shimane prefectures…

Chevron Orders $553M Offshore Facility from DSME for Australian Gas Project

Jan 13, 2022

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has said it has secured an order worth 656.1 billion KRW ($553,4 million) from Chevron to build an offshore facility for the Jansz-Io gas field development offshore Australia…

Malaysia's HGIS Uses Ocean Alpha USV for Shell Pipeline Survey

Jan 13, 2022

Malaysian geo-solutions provider HGIS has used their first uncrewed surface vehicle (USV), the 5.5 m M40P developed by OceanAlpha, to complete an entirely remote nearshore inspection of a subsea pipeline in TALI Field for their project with Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP)…

MMA Offshore Upgrades Vessel to Support Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jan 13, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed a subsea conversion program on the MMA Crystal vessel to support the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The new additions to the vessel feature subsea equipment including a work-class ROV…

Iberdrola Joins Five Early-Stage Offshore Wind Projects in the Philippines

Jan 12, 2022

Spanish renewable energy industry firm Iberdrola said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Triconti ECC Renewables, the Philippines’ largest independent wind developer, and  Stream Invest Holding AG, a Swiss renewable energy group, sealing…

Indonesia Oil and Gas Lifting Falls for 5th Year Amid Failure to Tap New Sources

Jan 12, 2022

Indonesia's oil lifting, or ready-to-sell production, narrowly missed its target and fell for a fifth straight year in 2021, after a failure to tap new sources and as older fields matured, energy minister Arifin Tasrif said on Wednesday.The Southeast Asian country's oil lifting came in at 660…

Masirah Oil: Yumna Offshore Oil Field Produced 8,440 stb/d in December

Jan 11, 2022

Masirah Oil, a 91.81 percent subsidiary of Rex International, said Monday that gross oil output from the Yumna Field in offshore Block 50 Oman,  in December 2021 amounted to 8,440 stock tank barrels per day (stb/d).'Production was choked back…

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