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Norway's June Production Lags Forecast

Jul 12, 2019

Norway's oil production fell 28.2% year-on-year in June to 1.067 million barrels per day, lagging the official forecast for the month by 10.2%, Norway's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Friday.Including condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL)…

Aker BP Makes Oil Discovery off Norway

Jul 12, 2019

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has made an oil discovery off Norway which could strengthen its hand in negotiations with sometimes partner Equinor on how to develop fields.Aker BP, formed from a merger of BP's Norwegian oil assets and the Det norske oil firm controlled by billionaire Kjell-Inge Roekke…

Deepwater Leads in Discovered Oil and Gas

Jul 12, 2019

Half of the 6.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) new conventional oil and gas discoveries in the first half of 2019 were deepwater finds, signalling a return for explorers to high-risk frontier deepwater plays, said analyst Rystad Energy…

Hurricane Raises 2020 Production Guidance

Jul 11, 2019

Hurricane Energy's shares recorded their biggest daily rise since 2017 on Thursday, jumping more than 13% after the group upped its production guidance for 2020 on positive results from its so-called fractured basement reservoirs in Britain…

Oil at Six-week High

Jul 11, 2019

Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region.Brent crude futures were up 32 cents at $67…

Capricorn Norge Drills Dry Well

Jul 11, 2019

Norwegean oil and gas exploration and production company Capricorn Norge AS has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6508/1-3. The well was a dry hole.According to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the well was drilled about 6 kilometers…

Near Miss on the Terra Nova FPSO

Jul 10, 2019

Canada's offshore safety regulator said it is monitoring Suncor Energy’s continued investigation into a potentially fatal incident on board the Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) that occurred on June 24.The incident…

Woodside Starts Commissioning at Greater Enfield

Jul 10, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has started commissioning activities at the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield oil project off the state of Western Australia, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.Oil from the project is expected to be sought after by traders in Asia…

Saudi Aramco Awards Contracts Worth $18 Bln

Jul 09, 2019

Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for engineering, procurement and construction projects at its Marjan and Berri oilfields, the company said on Tuesday.Saudi Aramco plans to boost production capacity from the two fields by 550…

Thought Leadership: Class & Regulations

Jul 09, 2019

Senior representatives from “thought leaders” ABS, DNV GL and Lloyd’s Register weigh in on some of the top class and regulatory issues facing the offshore industry today, from decommissioning and decarbonization to cyber security, unmanned surface vessels and beyond…

Oil Rises Toward $65

Jul 09, 2019

Oil rose towards $65 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions outweighed the U.S.-China trade dispute that has been dragging down the global economy and oil demand.OPEC and its allies led by Russia agreed last week to extend their supply-cutting deal until March 2020…

Rosneft Cuts Oil Output

Jul 09, 2019

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday its oil production had declined due to a decision by oil pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce intake of oil due to a contaminated oil issue.It said Transneft had imposed a 'significant'…

A1 Offshore Teams Up with Kenzfigee

Jul 04, 2019

Danish provider of offshore service vessels A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and lifting and offshore equipment specialist KenzFigee have signed a cooperation agreement to offer clients in the offshore oil, gas and wind industry a cost-efficient and safe Walk-to-Work vessel solution…

Aker BP Discovers Oil at Frosk

Jul 02, 2019

Aker BP ASA, operator of production license 340, has finalized the results after drilling wildcat well 24/9-15 S (Froskelår Nordøst) and appraisal well 24/9-15 A.According to a press note from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the wells…

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