Offshore Activity


Endur Saves Endur Industrier

4 hours ago

Norwegian company Endur has struck a deal with the bankruptcy estate to buy back Endur Industrier, a part of the recently bankrupted Endur Energy Solutions.As previously reported, Endur Energy Solutions, a provider of maintenance, modification…

Oil Prices Drop To Lowest In a Year

4 hours ago

Oil prices fell over 2% on Thursday, plunging for a fifth day to their lowest since January 2019 as a rise in new coronavirus cases outside China fuelled fears of a pandemic that could slow the global economy and dent demand for crude.Brent crude was down $1…

Maersk Decom P&A Services for Tullow's Mauritania Wells

6 hours ago

Denmark's Maersk Decom has won a contract for complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania.This is Maersk Decom's first project where the company will provide an end-to-end plugging and abandonment solution under one single contract…

Norway's Oil Fund Earned $180B in 2019

7 hours ago

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made a 19.9% return on investment last year, earning a record 1.69 trillion Norwegian crowns ($180 billion) as stock markets rallied, it said on Thursday. The $1.1 trillion fund's return for the year was stronger than that of its benchmark index…

Engie, EDPR Offshore Wind JV Gets EU Green Light

7 hours ago

The European Commission has given its approval for the proposed offshore wind joint venture between France's Engie and Portugal's EDP Renewables.The two companies back in January signed a deal to form 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind…

Bahamas Petroleum Gets Gov't Nod for Perseverance #1 Offshore Well

9 hours ago

Bahamas Petroleum Company has received environmental authorization for its Perseverance #1 offshore well, expected to spud in April offshore The Bahamas.'Authorization represents the conclusion of an extensive and thorough process over many years…

Seadrill: Rig Market Recovery Slowed Down, Debt Talks Continue

9 hours ago

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill said on Thursday the recent recovery of rig markets had slowed at the start of 2020, and that discussions with creditors on how to handle its massive debts would continue.The company booked $39 million in adjusted earnings before interest…

Saipem in Saudi JV Push

Feb 26, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi construction company Abdel Hadi Abdullah Al Qahtani & Sons Company (AHQ). Saipem said Tuesday that the memorandum set the path to towards the creation of a Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia…

Lebanon Set to Spud Its First Offshore Well

Feb 26, 2020

Lebanon's much-delayed search for offshore oil and gas is set to begin on Thursday with the results from its first exploratory well expected in the next two months, the chairman of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) said on Wednesday…

Sen. Rubio Expects Trump Will Extend Drilling Ban Off Florida

Feb 26, 2020

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday said he was confident the administration of President Donald Trump will extend a ban on oil and gas drilling off Florida, despite its enthusiasm for opening much of the country's coasts to petroleum development…

Shawcor Bags Sangomar, Baltic Pipe Deals

Feb 26, 2020

Pipeline coating specialist Shawcor will provide thermal insulation coating services for Woodside's Sangomar offshore development in Senegal.The contract, awarded to Shawcor's pipe coating division by Subsea 7, will see Shawcor earn somewhere between CAD$30-$50 million…

Petronas Posts Lower Profit, Warns of Market Volatility

Feb 26, 2020

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit slumped 71%, hurt by impairment costs and lower prices of major products.Petronas said profit after tax for the October-December period fell to 4.1 billion ringgit ($968…

CNOOC, ASCO Extend North Sea Relationship

Feb 26, 2020

The Chinese oil company CNOOC has, via its European subsidiary, extended a contract for logistics management with ASCO. Under the five-year extension worth over 100 million pounds, ASCO will continue supporting CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited's North Sea assets…

Aminex's Wait for Tanzania Approvals Continues

Feb 26, 2020

Uncertainty and unpredictability continue to grip Tanzania's offshore sector as the government keeps international oil and gas exploration and production firms guessing on the outcome of their applications for approval to progress their previously approved projects…

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