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TechnipFMC Tallies Shell PowerNap Award

Aug 22, 2019

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the deepwater PowerNap project, located in the US Gulf of Mexico, the services company announced on Thursday.The award, an integrated EPCI (iEPCI) contract combining subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines (SURF) scopes, is worth between $75 million and $250 million…

US Gulf Lease Sale Pulls in $159.4 Million

Aug 21, 2019

A major auction of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday received $159.4 million in high bids, government officials said.Combined with a March auction that drew $244.3 million in high bids, the total was the highest annual bid level since 2015…

Moods 'Upbeat' Heading into GoM Lease Sale -NOIA

Aug 20, 2019

Sentiment in the US offshore oil and gas industry is “generally upbeat” heading into the nation's next Gulf of Mexico lease sale, according to trade group National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA).On Wednesday in New Orleans, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 77…

INTECSEA Wins MJ Field Contract from RIL

Aug 19, 2019

Worley subsidiary INTECSEA has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for the MJ Field deepwater gas and condensate project offshore India.Under the contract, INTECSEA will provide PMC services…

BOEM Okays Shell's Caesar Tonga Sale to Equinor

Aug 19, 2019

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) as approved Equinor and Shell’s transaction announced in May 2019, whereby Equinor exercised its preferential right to acquire 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of $965 million in cash…

Kosmos Hires Maersk Voyager

Aug 16, 2019

Maersk Drilling said its drillship Maersk Voyager has been hired by Kosmos Energy to drill the S-5 exploration well offshore Equatorial Guinea.The contract has been novated to Kosmos from Noble Energy after a one-well option was exercised on the rig’s current contract…

Halliburton Wins Drilling Work Offshore Senegal

Aug 13, 2019

Australia-based Woodside Energy has awarded Halliburton nine conditional contracts for drilling and completion services for Senegal's first deepwater offshore oil development, the oilfield services company announced on Monday.The SNE Field Development Phase 1 drilling campaign…

Tullow Makes Major Oil Discovery in Guyana

Aug 12, 2019

Tullow Oil has made a major oil discovery in the deepwater Orinduik block offshore Guyana, raising expectations that the London-based independent will move to develop a field in the closely watched, oil-rich South American country.The discovery…

Talos Joins in 5 Drilling Projects in GoM

Aug 12, 2019

Talos Energy, the oil and gas company focused on offshore exploration and production, participated in five drilling projects in the second quarter with a capital program front-loaded in the first half of 2019.Talos Energy also said that  it…

Murphy Green-lights King’s Quay FPS

Aug 09, 2019

Murphy Oil has sanctioned the King’s Quay project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the US independent revealed in its second quarter earnings report.Anchored by the deepwater Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai developments, the King’s Quay floating production…

SBM's Third Fast4Ward Hull Under Construction

Aug 08, 2019

Construction on SBM Offshore's third Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull recently began at Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore (SWS), the Dutch FPSO provider revealed on Thursday…

Deep Down Wins Shell Order

Aug 07, 2019

Houston-based oilfield services company Deep Down said it has received an order for umbilical support services from Shell Trinidad and Tobago.The company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system…

Petrobras Reports Production Boost

Aug 05, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, posted a long-awaited production boost in July after a disappointing June, as it ramped up production in the promising offshore 'pre-salt' region.In a presentation to discuss record quarterly profits…

Shell Takes FID for PowerNap Tieback

Aug 01, 2019

Shell has taken the final investment decision (FID) for the PowerNap deepwater project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the supermajor announced on Thursday.PowerNap, a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub, is expected to start production in late 2021 and produce up to 35…

Worley Wins Contract for BP’s Mad Dog 2

Aug 01, 2019

Australian engineering firm Worley said on Thursday it has been awarded a contract by BP for hook-up and commissioning integration services for the supermajor’s Mad Dog 2 project and the Argos deepwater platform in the Gulf of Mexico.Argos, BP’s newest floating production unit (FPU)…

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