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Petrobras Restarts Production from Manati Offshore Field after Leak

Oct 06, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has restarted production from the Manati offshore gas field in Brazil, after closure in September due to a leak in the onshore part of the export pipeline.Production from the field located in the Camamu Basin…

More Offshore Decom Work for Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Oct 06, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore well decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has won another contract for its Well-Safe Guardian P&A offshore rig.The contract is for the provision of the Well-Safe Guardian rig to decommission up to 14 wells on the Banff and Kyle fields in the UKCS…

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

Oct 06, 2021

A section of the oil pipeline that burst off the Southern California coast was displaced 105 feet (32 meters) across the ocean floor, officials said on Tuesday, fueling speculation that a ship's anchor may have caused the environmental disaster…

Repsol Increases Low-carbon Targets to Accelerate Energy Transition

Oct 05, 2021

Spain's Repsol has hiked its 2030 capacity target for renewable energy generation by 60% and made a new pledge on cutting emissions from its oil and gas business, in the latest attempt by an energy group to limit its role in climate change.Facing pressure from investors…

Drydocks Starts Conversion Works on Perenco's Brazil-bound FSO

Oct 05, 2021

DP World's subsidiary Drydocks World Dubai has started converting an Aframax tanker capable of carrying 700,000 barrels of oil to a Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) for Dixstone, part of Perenco.As part of the extensive modification and life extension work at the FSO Pargo project…

DNV Secures Certification Work on Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Ireland

Oct 05, 2021

DNV has won a contract to carry out project certification for the Codling Wind Park project, one of the largest offshore wind farms planned in Ireland.The project, owned by Codling Wind Park Ltd (CWPL), a 50/50 joint venture between Fred. Olsen Renewables and EDF Renewables…

TIMELINE- Nord Stream 2: Gazprom's Legal Battle to Boost Gas Supplies to Germany

Oct 05, 2021

Russia's Gazprom said on Tuesday it has appealed a court decision that confirmed the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be subject to European Union rules that require the owners of pipelines be different from the gas suppliers.Gazprom says the rules…

Jan De Nul Hires Castor Marine to Connect Its Whole Fleet

Oct 05, 2021

Offshore installation and dredging contractor Jan De Nul Group has moved its entire fleet of 82 units to Castor Marine’s global VSAT and Iridium connectivity network on a long-term contract.Castor Marine will provide global VSAT internet and…

World's First: GE's Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Now Operating at 14MW

Oct 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker GE said Tuesday that its Haliade-X prototype in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has started operating at 14 MW. 'With this new milestone, GE Renewable Energy becomes the first industry player to operate a turbine at this power output…

Solstad Offshore Sells Seven Vessels for Recycling

Oct 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has sold seven vessels that have been laid up for a while for recycling.'The vessels to be recycled are defined by Solstad as non-strategic, they are of older age and considered to be irrelevant for present and future markets…

Petronas' FLNG Satu Delivers 50th LNG Cargo

Oct 05, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas firm Petronas said Tuesday its floating LNG Unit Satu had delivered its 50th LNG cargo.'The milestone cargo was successfully loaded on September 25, 2021, onto the Seri Cemara LNG carrier operated by MISC Berhad for shipment to Taiwan…

Equinor Gets OK for Extended Operation of Sygna Offshore Field

Oct 04, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has obtained regulatory approval for extended operation of the Sygna field.Consent for the operation of Sygna would expire on March 9, 2024, but the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has now extended it until August 10…

Eni CEO, Ivory Coast President Discuss Future Plans for Giant Offshore Discovery

Oct 04, 2021

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi met Friday to discuss the progress of Eni's activities in the country, following the giant offshore oil discovery of Baleine 1-X. As previously reported, Eni in September announced the major oil discovery in block CI-101…

Petrofac Eyes Refinancing as It Faces $240M Bribery Fine

Oct 04, 2021

British oil services group Petrofac said it is looking at refinancing options including debt and fresh equity as it faces a possible $240 million fine from a London court.Petrofac decided to plead guilty to seven charges after a four-year Serious…

Expro, Frank's Merge

Oct 04, 2021

UK-based oilfield services firm Expro and Dutch-based drilling and completions solutions provider Frank’s International have completed the previously announced all-stock merger.The combined company has assumed the Expro Group Holdings name.'This…

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