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Brazil: Shell Books Solstad's Platform Supplier

Apr 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore said Thursday it has won a two-year charter for one of its platform supply vessels in Brazil.The vessel, Normand Starling, will support Shell's activities in the Brazilian waters.The two-year contract is firm for two years…

Forum Energy Technologies Targets Growth in South America

Mar 17, 2021

U.S.-based oilfield products supplier Forum Energy Technologies (FET) said it has entered into a partnership with Deepsea Technologies Equipamentos Industriais Ltda to represent its operations in Brazil as part of the business’ long-term growth strategy in South America…

Shearwater to Carry Out Largest OBN Seismic Survey in Brazil

Feb 17, 2021

Marine seismic data acquisition company Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract with Petrobras for deepwater Ocean Bottom Node seismic acquisition for the Tupi and Iracema projects in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.'This will be the largest OBN seismic survey in Brazil…

EIG Sells Share in Brazil-Bolivia pipeline, Eyes Petrobras' Assets

Jan 06, 2021

EIG Global Energy Partners has sold to Fluxys Belgium a portion of South America's biggest natural gas pipeline, clearing a regulatory obstacle to buying a bigger share of the Brazil-Bolivia duct, EIG's CEO said on Tuesday.U.S.-based EIG wants…

Equinor Taps Aker Solutions for Offshore Maintenance Work in Brazil

Nov 23, 2020

Norwegian energy industry services provider Aker Solutions has won a framework agreement with Equinor to provide maintenance and modifications services at the Peregrino field, offshore Brazil. The contract has a fixed period of four years and includes an option for a two-year extension…

Petrobras Taps Seabed Geosolutions for 4D OBN Survey in Brazil

Nov 10, 2020

Ocean bottom seismic company Seabed Geosolutions said Monday it had secured a contract for a baseline 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey as well as a future 4D monitor OBN survey in Brazil for Petrobras, both covering the Sapinhoa Shared Reservoir in the Santos Basin…

Golar Unit Names New Boss as Former CEO Steps Down Amid Bribery Probe in Brazil

Oct 12, 2020

Golar LNG said on Monday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd, a joint venture between Golar and U.S. private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has appointed Paul Hanrahan as chief executive officer after Eduardo Antonello stepped down, following a corruption investigation in Brazil…

Petrobras Awards Long-Term Mero Deal to DOF's Skandi Salvador Vessel

Oct 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has won a contract with the Petrobras-led Libra consortium to provide a multi-purpose support vessel for work at the Mero offshore oil field in Brazil.The Libra Consortium is led by Petrobras - with a 40% interest - in partnership with Shell Brasil (20%)…

Siem Offshore PSV Duo Wins Long-term Charters with Total in Brazil

Sep 11, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded two-year contracts to Norway's Siem Offshore for the Siem Atlas and Siem Giant platform supply vessels.Siem Offshore said on Friday that, apart from the two firm two-year deals for the PSV Duo, Total's Brazilian…

Solstad Offshore's Vessels Score Extensions with Total and Equinor

Aug 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore supply vessel owner Solstad offshore has secured several contract extensions with oil companies Total and Equinor in Brazil.France's Total has extended the contracts for the platform supply vessel Normand Swift and the AHTS vessel Far Sagaris until December 2020…

Brazil's Oil Industry Sees COVID-19 Impact Until the End of 2021

Jun 30, 2020

Brazil's oil industry expects a recovery in domestic demand in the next months driven by growing China imports, but the negative effects of COVID-19 are expected to last through the end of 2021, lobbying group IBP said in a note on Tuesday.Consumption could drop by more than 10%…

Long-term Charters for Solstad Offshore Anchor Handlers in Brazil

Jun 16, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured long-term charters for two of its anchor handling tug and supply vessels in Brazil.Solstad said Tuesday that Petrobras had chartered its AHTS vessels Far Sagaris and Far Statesman for a period of three years…

PGS Wraps Brazil Seismic Shoot. Breaks Spread Record

Jun 16, 2020

Norwegian seismic acquisition company PGS has said that its Ramform Titan has completed a seismic survey project in Brazil, breaking a streamer spread record in the process.The company said Tuesday that it had completed the survey on the first…

TGS Completes 3D Seismic Survey in Santos Basin, Brazil

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic data firm TGS has completed an additional phase of the Santos Basin 3D Multi-Client seismic survey in Brazil. 'The survey is located south of the high-profile discoveries in the Santos Basin and the recent sought-after blocks offered in Rounds 15 and16…

Oil Firms Ask Brazil's Regulator to Mothball 29 Fields

Apr 20, 2020

Brazil's oil industry has requested 29 oilfields be mothballed so far, including 16 offshore and 13 onshore, with a total production of 65,000 barrels per day, as the sector struggles with lower demand amid the coronavirus outbreak, local regulator ANP said…

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