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Petrobras Confirms Bids for Albacora Fields. Could Snap Up More Than $4B

Oct 01, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras has confirmed it has received bids for its Albacora and Albacora Leste offshore fields which could 'exceed US$4 billion for both fields.'Petrobras said that binding offers were submitted by the consortia…

MHWirth, Subsea Drilling Systems Merge to Create HMH

Oct 01, 2021

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes and Norway's Akastor have completed the previously proposed merger of Baker Hughes’ Subsea Drilling Systems (SDS) business with Akastor’s subsidiary, MHWirth AS (MHWirth).MHWirth provides advanced drilling solutions and services…

Offshore Wind: Japanese Firms KCS, MOL In Cable Laying Collab

Oct 01, 2021

Japanese subsea cable laying firm Kokusai Cable Ship (KCS) and the shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the operation of cable-laying ships to meet the increasing demand for the installation of power cables…

GIG Acquires Kattegatt Offshore Wind Farm in Sweden

Oct 01, 2021

Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired the rights for the Kattegatt offshore wind farm in Sweden from Agrivind ABLocated off the coast of the Falkenberg municipality in the region of Halland, Kattegatt is the latest addition to GIG’s c…

Oil Drops Below $78 as OPEC+ Eyes Output Boost

Oct 01, 2021

Oil fell below $78 a barrel on Friday on the prospect that OPEC+ producers might step up a planned increase in output to ease supply concerns, although crude remained in sight of a three-year high reached this week.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies…

COSL Nets Long-term Offshore Drilling Deal with Ithaca Energy

Oct 01, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling Europe has secured a long-term drilling contract with Ithaca Energy for well operations on the Abigail well and the Captain phase II development in the central North Sea, offshore the UK.COSL Drilling…

Wood to Provide Operations and Maintenance Services on Shell, NAM Southern North Sea Assets

Oct 01, 2021

Engineering firm Wood has won a new operations and maintenance contract with Shell UK (SNS) and Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) on assets located in the UK and Netherlands sectors of the Southern North Sea basin.The three-year contract…

Neptune Energy Spuds Dugong Tail Wildcat

Oct 01, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling on the Dugong Tail exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.Neptune Energy is using the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig for the operation. The same rig was used for the Dugong well last year…

Archer Names New Director

Oct 01, 2021

Oilfield services company Archer has appointed Jan Erik Klepsland as director. He will replace Kristian Melhuus, who has resigned resign as director of the Archer board. 'The board would like to thank Mr. Melhuus for his substantial contribution to Archer over the past years…

Van Oord Orders WTIV for 20MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Oct 01, 2021

Dutch marine and offshore services company Van Oord has ordered a new offshore wind turbine installation vessel that will be able to install next-generation wind turbines of up to 20MW. The vessel will be built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China…

Seaway 7, OHT Merger Complete

Oct 01, 2021

Offshore installation giant Subsea 7 has informed that the merger between its offshore wind subsidiary Seaway 7 and offshore and heavy lift vessel owner OHT has been completed.Subsequent to the combination, first proposed in July 2021, OHT ASA will be re-named Seaway 7 ASA…

Hurricane Ida's Lingering Effects Tighten Global Oil Market

Oct 01, 2021

Hurricane Ida's extensive and unexpectedly lingering disruption to output in the Gulf of Mexico has been the single most important factor contributing to the surge in oil prices over the last month.Damage to offshore installations has cut cumulative…

First Oil Flows from Lundin Energy's Solveig Offshore Oil Field in Norway

Oct 01, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has started production from the Solveig oil field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.First oil from the field, developed as a subsea tie-back to the Edvard Grieg platform was achieved Thursday, The Solveig field…

Polish PGNiG Buys INEOS' Oil and Gas Business in Norway for $615M

Sep 30, 2021

INEOS Energy has completed the $615 million sale of its oil and gas business in Norway to Poland's PGNiG.The deal, first announced in March 2021, includes all INEOS Oil & Gas interests in production, licenses, fields, facilities, and pipelines…

Complying with Court Order, U.S. to Hold Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale in November

Sep 30, 2021

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an oil and gas lease sale for the Gulf of Mexico on November 17, complying with a U.S. District Court order.To remind, the Biden administration had paused all oil and gas leasing activities on federal lands and waters in January…

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