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MODEC Wins Barossa FPSO Contract

Oct 30, 2019

Partners in the Barossa project have taken another step toward a final investment decision (FID) with the awarding of the contract for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility to MODEC International Inc., project partner Santos announced on Tuesday…

Spirit Energy Raises Production at Chiswick

Oct 29, 2019

Spirit Energy has raised production from one of its North Sea fields following a £68.5 million ($88.3 million) drilling campaign, the UK based independent announced on Tuesday.First gas from a new well at Spirit Energy’s Chiswick field in the…

CNOOC Orders MacGregor Pull-in System

Oct 29, 2019

MacGregor has received an order from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the riser pull-in system for a deepwater floating production unit (FPU) located in the Lingshui 17-2 gas field, offshore China.MacGregor, part of Cargotec…

BP Makes Major Gas Find off Mauritania

Oct 28, 2019

Oil supermajor BP has made a major gas discovery in the Orca-1 exploration well in the BirAllah area offshore Mauritania, partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.Located approximately 125 kilometers offshore Mauritania, Orca-1 was drilled in approximately 2…

Conrad Reports Well Issues in Indonesia

Oct 25, 2019

Conrad Petroleum said it encountered problems while conducting testing at its Tambak 2 appraisal well on the Mako gas field offshore Indonesia.Conrad, operator of Duyung PSC, said it had successfully drilled the Tambak-2 well on October 15. Later…

Petrobel Makes Discovery Offshore Egypt

Oct 25, 2019

Italian supermajor Eni said new resources have been discovered in the Abu Rudeis Sidri development lease, in the Gulf of Suez where the operating company Petrobel, equally held by Eni and by national oil company Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)…

US Grants Waiver to North Sea Field Partly Owned by Iran

Oct 24, 2019

The U.S. Treasury extended a licence for Serica Energy to operate the Rhum field in the North Sea which is 50% owned by Iran's national oil company, energy producer Serica said on Thursday.The waiver by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) allows U…

Eni Buys into Egypt's Habi Offshore Concession

Oct 24, 2019

Italian energy company Eni has bought 70% of Edison's stake in Block 12 of the offshore Habi gas concession in Egypt's eastern Mediterranean, an official at state-owned Egyptian gas company EGAS said on Thursday.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity…

CNOOC Q3 Capital Spending Surges

Oct 24, 2019

CNOOC Ltd, the listed arm of China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, on Thursday reported a 27.9% jump in capital spending in the third quarter amid Beijing's push to boost oil and gas exploration and production.Capital expenditure at CNOOC reached 19…

Equinor Sticks to 2019 Output Forecast

Oct 24, 2019

Equinor's third-quarter profit fell by more than expected on Thursday after a significant decline in the volume and price of natural gas sold to Europe, although the Norwegian firm reiterated its forecast for flat 2019 production.Shares in Oslo-listed Equinor were up 2…

CNOOC Says Production Not Affected by Sanctions

Oct 24, 2019

CNOOC, China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, on Thursday said it would be affected by U.S. sanctions on its COSCO shipping firm but there would be no impact on its oil and gas production.'(The sanctions) will have some impact on our…

McDermott to Build SPS for Greater Tortue

Oct 24, 2019

McDermott International announced it has been subcontracted to build subsea production system (SPS) for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.'Fabrication for both the SPS and subsea, umbilicals, risers…

Brazil to Lead in Global FPSO Deployments

Oct 24, 2019

Brazil continues to drive global floating production storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) deployment with 21 planned and announced FPSOs during the period 2019 to 2025, according to GlobalData.Brazil is expected to deploy a total of 11 planned and ten announced FPSOs by 2025…

Equinor Eyes Brazil Natural Gas Infrastructure

Oct 22, 2019

Norway's Equinor ASA is scouting locations on Brazil's coast to install new natural gas infrastructure, the company's Brazil chief said, as the firm's gas-heavy offshore fields come on-line in the coming years.Natural gas is considered both a promising opportunity and a vexing problem in Brazil…

Jadestone Submits FDP for Vietnam Gas Fields

Oct 21, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Jadestone Energy said it has formally submitted the field development plan (FDP) for its Nam Du and U Minh gas fields, offshore southwestern Vietnam, to Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam), targeting first production in late 2021…

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