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Brazil's Petrobras Third-quarter Oil Output Grows 9.6%

Oct 27, 2023

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Thursday that its crude oil production during the third quarter rose 9.6% from the same period last year.Petrobras pumped 2.32 million barrels per day (bpd) in the July-to-September period, the firm said in a statement…

Norway's Aker BP Q3 Profit Beats Expectations

Oct 27, 2023

Norwegian oil group Aker BP on Friday reported better-than-expected third-quarter operating profit, and said the cost per barrel produced could be slightly lower this year than previously anticipated.Aker BP, which is partly owned by BP, said earnings before interest and tax declined to $2…

Siemens Energy Shares Slide 39% after Company Seeks State Guarantees

Oct 27, 2023

Siemens Energy shares plunged nearly 40% on Thursday, wiping 3 billion euros ($3.16 billion) off its market value, after the group said it was in talks with the German government about state guarantees following big setbacks at its wind unit…

Equinor Cuts Output Guidance; Q3 Profit Beats Forecast

Oct 27, 2023

Equinor on Friday cut its full-year oil and gas output guidance while posting a bigger-than-expected profit for the third quarter, boosted by the company's trading unit.The Norwegian energy group's adjusted earnings before interest and tax for July-September fell to $8…

Lloyd's Register to Classify Methanol-Ready North Star CSOVs

Oct 27, 2023

Lloyd's Register (LR) will classify two methanol-ready Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs) being built by VARD for the UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star.'The new tonnage will increase North Star’s offshore wind capabilities…

Chevron's Mega Oil Deal More Expensive than Exxon's

Oct 26, 2023

Exxon Mobil's $59.5 billion deal to acquire oil and gas producer Pioneer Natural Resources may have been larger than Chevron's $53 billion agreement to buy Hess, but it is Chevron that is paying a loftier price tag.Pioneer generates twice as much annual cash as Hess…

Europe's Offshore Wind Power Goal Hits New Snag: Security

Oct 26, 2023

As Europe turns to renewable sources to diversify energy supplies away from Russian oil and gas, a peaceful marine scene conceals a billion-dollar security headache.Rising above the Baltic Sea less than 10 km (6 miles) off the coast of Denmark…

TotalEnergies Commissions FSRU in Port of Le Havre

Oct 26, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies on Thursday announced the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first megawatt-hours (MWh) of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz…

Repsol's Adjusted Net Profit Falls on Lower Oil, Gas Prices

Oct 26, 2023

Energy company Repsol's REP.MC adjusted net profit fell 27% year-on-year in the third quarter because of lower oil and gas prices, it said on Thursday, adding it would further diversify into renewables to offset fossil fuel volatility.The company reported an adjusted net profit of 1…

Early Production Start at Aker BP's Kobra East & Gekko Offshore Development

Oct 26, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has started production from Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) development in the Alvheim area, offshore Norway.The KEG development comprises the two discoveries Kobra East and Gekko in licence 203. The field has…

TotalEnergies Reports 2023 Q3 Net Income Down 35%

Oct 26, 2023

TotalEnergies on Thursday posted a 35% fall in its third-quarter adjusted net income compared to a year ago, hurt by a drop in energy prices from highs hit following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The French energy company's Q3 adjusted net income stood at $6…

Saipem Taps Rosetti Marino for EPC Project Offshore Libya

Oct 25, 2023

Italian engineering and construction firm Rosetti Marino said Tuesday it had won a contract with the Italian energy industry services firm Saipem for offshore EPC activities in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya worth over 300 million euros.Saipem…

Suriname Proposes Exchange of $675M Bonds for Oil-linked Debt

Oct 25, 2023

Suriname offered late Monday to exchange $675 million of dollar bonds for new notes, the next step in negotiations after reaching a deal with its bondholders in May.The government offered holders of debt due in 2023 and 2026 to swap their notes for a new 10-year bond due July 15…

Vår Energi Says Goliat Field May Supply Gas to Hammerfest LNG

Oct 25, 2023

Vår Energi said on Wednesday it will decide next year whether to send natural gas from Norway's Goliat oil field in the Arctic Barents Sea to the nearby Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant for export to world markets. Oslo-listed Vår Energi…

UK's NSTA and Orcadian Agree on Extension Terms for Offshore License in North Sea

Oct 25, 2023

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Orcadian said Wednesday that the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) had confirmed to the company that it was prepared to agree to an extension to the second term of the offshore license containing the undeveloped Pilot oil field…

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