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Equinor Broadens Scope of Carbon Targets to Match Rivals

Feb 06, 2020

Equinor joined other major European oil and gas companies on Thursday by including emissions from the fuel it sells to customers in its carbon reduction targets as investors step up the pressure on fossil fuel producers. By including so-called…

Italian Court Throws Out Witness Request in Eni Nigeria Graft Case

Feb 06, 2020

A Milan court has rejected a prosecution request to hear testimony from a former legal adviser of Eni who has accused the company of spying on judges, offering a boost to the Italian oil firm as it fights bribery allegations over a Nigerian oil field…

Europe Added Record Offshore Wind Capacity in 2019

Feb 06, 2020

Europe installed a record 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity in 2019 but a much sharper rise is needed for the bloc to meet its climate targets, industry group WindEurope said on Thursday. Europe announced plans last year for a green deal to set a target of net-zero emissions by 2050…

Vestas' 2020 Sales to Rise After Busiest Year Ever

Feb 05, 2020

Vestas, in the midst of its busiest period on record, said on Wednesday sales would continue to rise this year driven by healthy demand for its wind turbines. Demand for renewable power has been growing in tandem with global efforts to combat climate change…

NOIA: U.S. Offshore Holds Tremendous Promise

Feb 05, 2020

U.S. President Trump on Tuesday delivered State of the Union address, in which he, among other topics, hailed the success of the U.S. energy industry.He said that thanks to 'our bold regulatory reduction campaign, the United States has become the No…

Prelude FLNG Shut Down

Feb 05, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off northwest Australia following an electrical trip on Feb. 2.Work is underway to restore full operations…

Cameroon: New Age Signs Etinde Gas Sale LoI

Feb 05, 2020

New Age, the operator of the Etinde gas and condensate field offshore Cameroon, has signed a letter of intent with Victoria Oil & Gas for the supply of gas from the field.According to Bowleven, a partner in the Etinde field, the letter of intent…

Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Block Offshore Drilling

Feb 05, 2020

Virginia Democratic-led lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill to block future oil and gas development off the state's coastline, reflecting opposition to the Republican Trump administration's efforts to open Atlantic waters to fossil fuel exploration…

Independent Operators Lead 2020 FPSO Surge

Feb 04, 2020

2020 will be a peak year for floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) demand with up to 14 awards forecast in Wood Mackenzie’s base case scenario, half of which will be located offshore Latin America. Only two of these facilities are expected to be Petrobras units…

RockRose to Buy Speedwell and Its North Sea Gas Asset

Feb 04, 2020

RockRose Energy has signed a deal to buy Speedwell Energy, a company owning a 100% stake in the Cotton gas field in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea. RockRose said Tuesday that the deal was 'for a limited initial consideration,' with…

Norway Mulls Where to Draw the Line

Feb 03, 2020

A handful of Norway-based arctic oil and gas explorers and their hydrocarbon finds might be the last at today’s recognized Barents Sea’s ice edge, if an expert group’s recommendation to bring offshore activity south gains political traction…

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Unaffected by Reported Attacks, Delek says

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek has dismissed reports that the gas pipeline carrying gas from the Leviathan offshore field to Egypt has been affected by a reported terrorist attack in Egypt.Al Jazeera on Monday reported that a group of attackers had blown up a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula…

Worley CEO to Step Down. Replacement Named

Feb 03, 2020

Australia-based oilfield services and engineering company Worley has named a new CEO after Andrew Wood decided to retire after 26 years with the company, seven as CEO.He will be replaced by Chris Ashton, who has been with Worley since 1998, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer…

Marubeni Secures Loan for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Feb 03, 2020

Marubeni Corp and its partners have signed a project finance agreement with banks to build and operate offshore wind farms in northern Japan, the Japanese trading house said on Monday. Marubeni said the 100 billion yen ($921 million) plan to…

Guyana: Orinduik Block in Resource Estimate Boost

Feb 03, 2020

Tullow Oil's Orinduik Block offshore Guyana could hold 5,1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in Gross Prospective Resources, best estimate, according to Gustavson Associates, an independent third-party auditor.This is more than a billion-barrel…

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