Caribbean News


Venezuela Asks World Court to Throw Out Guyana border case

Nov 18, 2022

Venezuela told judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday that they should throw out a case filed by Guyana in a long-running border dispute, which could determine which country has rights to offshore oil and gas fields. Guyana…

Trinidad and Tobago: BP Taps Subsea 7, OneSubsea for Cypre Gas Project Tieback

Nov 18, 2022

Subsea Integration Alliance has secured a contract to support the development of BP's Cypre gas field offshore Trinidad and Tobago, which will be tied back to BP's Juniper platform.Subsea Integration Alliance is a non-incorporated strategic global alliance between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea…

Trinidad Soon to Decide on Deepwater Gas Exploration Auction Bids

Nov 16, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago's Cabinet will make a decision soon on bids submitted for four deepwater exploration blocks that are key to expanding its natural gas production, Energy Minister Stuart Young said. The Caribbean country earlier this year…

Cuba Seeks More Electricity Supply from Turkish Powerships

Aug 31, 2022

Cuba, mired in an energy crisis that has brought frequent blackouts, is negotiating with a Turkish company to have it double the megawatts it currently produces for the country from shipboard generators just offshore, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions…

Devastating Fire May Force Cuba to Resort to Expensive Floating Oil Storage

Aug 09, 2022

An inferno at Cuba's largest oil storage facility has killed at least one firefighter, injured many more, and threatens to further swell the fuel import bill for the impoverished island nation that relies on foreign oil for everything from transportation to its power grid…

First Gas Flows from DeNovo's Zandolie Field Offshore Trinidad & Tobago

Jul 13, 2022

First gas has started flowing from DeNovo Energy's Zandolie field offshore Trinidad & Tobago, developed using a wind- and solar-powered unmanned platform.Zandolie, which took $52 million to develop, is DeNovo's second offshore field development…

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago Launches Platform for TSP Fields

Jun 08, 2022

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago said this week it had held the ground-breaking ceremony for the 'Macarius Power,' , the first platform to be installed in the Teak, Samaan & Poui (TSP) fields since the 1980s.Perenco T&T and its local partners launched…

BP Hires Subsea 7 for Pipeline Installation Gig Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

May 11, 2022

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 said Wednesday it had secured a sizeable contract with the British oil major BP offshore Trinidad and Tobago. Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between $50 million and $150 million. The contract…

Chevron, Staatsolie Sign Production Sharing Contract for Suriname's Offshore Block 7

Apr 28, 2022

Suriname's state firm Staatsolie and a unit of Chevron Corp have signed a production sharing contract for exploring and producing oil at an offshore block, the companies said on Wednesday, expanding their cooperation in the country.Suriname is a small onshore crude producer…

Shell Delivers First Gas from Colibri Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Mar 31, 2022

Shell Trinidad and Tobago announced that production has started on Block 22 and NCMA-4 in the North Coast Marine Area (NCMA) in Trinidad and Tobago.First gas at Colibri was reached on Wednesday, and the estimated production represents 100% total gross figures…

Safe Concordia Flotel Stays with BP in Trinidad

Feb 11, 2022

BP Trinidad and Tobago has chartered the Safe Concordia offshore accommodation rig from Prosafe, to provide gangway-connected operations at Cassia C offshore platform in Trinidad. The contract will last around 160 days and will be a straight…

Brazil's Bolsonaro to Visit Suriname and Guyana to Discuss Oil Cooperation

Jan 19, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Suriname and Guyana on Thursday and Friday for talks on economic cooperation following recent discoveries of oil and gas by Brazil's two neighbors, the foreign ministry said on Monday.Bolsonaro and the presidents of Suriname…

Suriname: TotalEnergies Extends Maersk Valiant Drillship Contract

Jan 14, 2022

French oil company TotalEnergies has exercised an option to have Maersk Drilling's drillship Maersk Valiant drill one more well in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname.The contract extension is planned to last 100 days, with work beginning in March 2022…

Oil Plus to Develop Maintenance Strategy for DeNovo's Trinidad Offshore Platform

Dec 15, 2021

Oilfield consultancy company Oil Plus has said it has won a deal to develop the maintenance strategy and program for DeNovo’s renewable energy powered Zandolie platform, located offshore western Trinidad.The unmanned gas producing installation…

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