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Shell Awards Pierce Scope to Subsea 7

Oct 04, 2019

Services company Subsea 7 said it has secured a contract from Shell for the Pierce depressurisation project in the UK North Sea, located approximately 160 miles offshore, east of Aberdeen.Shell announced it has taken financial investment decision (FID) for the project on Thursday…

Dolphin Drilling Wins Shell Contract

Oct 03, 2019

Dolphin Drilling sad it has secured a contract with AS Norske Shell in Norway for its Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig to support the drilling and completion of a gas producer well on the Knarr field starting in early 2020.The…

Benthic Wins Geotechnical Work from TechnipFMC

Oct 01, 2019

Geosciences company Benthic announced it has secured an offshore geotechnical and geophysical contract from TechnipFMC for the Golfinho development, a deepwater discovery off the coast of Mozambique that will be developed as a subsea system…

Australia's Explorers Step Up Oil Hunt

Oct 01, 2019

Australia's oil exploration has picked up over the past year following the country's biggest find in more than two decades, and could drive a resurgence in production that has fallen to a near 50-year low.A successful hunt for liquids could eventually beef up fuel security in Australia…

Oceaneering Awarded Canada Decom Scope

Sep 30, 2019

Oceaneering International said it has been awarded a contract to support a decommissioning project off the east coast of Canada. This is the first decommissioning contract for Oceaneering in Canada.The contract’s work scope includes internal cutting…

Total Closes Mozambique LNG Purchase

Sep 30, 2019

Total has completed the acquisition of Anadarko's 26.5% stake in Mozambique's liquefied natural gas (LNG) project for $3.9 billion, the French oil major said on Monday.'Mozambique LNG is a one of a kind asset that perfectly fits with our strategy and expands our position in liquefied natural gas…

Chrysaor Acquires Conoco's UK North Sea Assets

Sep 30, 2019

North Sea oil producer Chrysaor completed on Monday a $2.675 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips' British North Sea oil and gas business, cementing the private equity-backed firm's position as one the basin's top producers.The Conoco assets will add around 72…

Mozambique Eyes $880 Mln in Tax from Anadarko Takeover

Sep 27, 2019

Mozambique is targeting $880 million in capital gains tax from the takeover of Anadarko Petroleum by Occidental Petroleum, local newspaper O Pais reported on Friday.Anadarko led a liquefied natural gas project in the southern African country…

Barossa FID Expected in Early 2020

Sep 27, 2019

Santos, a partner in the Barossa offshore gas and light condensate development offshore Australia, said the project is moving toward a final investment decision (FID) early next year following operator ConocoPhillips awarding the gas export pipeline contract to Dutch contractor Allseas…

Malaysia Could List Petronas' Exploration Arm

Sep 27, 2019

Malaysia is considering listing the exploration and production arm of state energy company Petronas, the world's third-biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, state news agency Bernama reported on Friday citing Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad…

Santos, BP Win Western Australia Acreage

Sep 27, 2019

Santos said it has been awarded new acreage offshore Western Australia, in a 50-50 joint venture with BP.Santos will operate the new permit, WA-541-P, in the Northern Carnarvon Basin which lies to the west of the recent Dorado, Roc and Phoenix South hydrocarbon discoveries in the Bedout Sub-basin…

Var Energi Buys Exxon's Norway Assets for $4.5 Bln

Sep 26, 2019

ExxonMobil said on Thursday it will sell its Norwegian upstream oil and gas assets to independent exploration and production company Vår Energi for $4.5 billion as part of an ongoing large-scale global divestment plan.The deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter…

Shell Chooses Sonardyne for Monitoring Campaign

Sep 24, 2019

Subsea monitoring specialist Sonardyne International said its long-endurance sensors will be used by Shell during a 10-year seabed subsidence monitoring campaign at Norway’s second largest gas field. the Ormen Lange .Setting out to continuously…

Norway's August Output Lags Forecast

Sep 24, 2019

Norway's oil output fell by 10.1% year-on-year in August to 1.353 million barrels of oil equivalents per day, lagging official forecast by 4%, the country's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Tuesday.Daily natural gas output fell by 19.8% from the year before…

CNOOC to Start Lingshui Production in 2021

Sep 24, 2019

China's national offshore producer CNOOC Ltd expects its major deepwater gas field Lingshui 17-2 in the South China Sea to start its first gas production at the end of 2021, a company executive said on Tuesday.Chinese state-run energy producers…

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