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Shell Restarts U.S. Offshore Platform after Pipeline Leak

Apr 17, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell Plc resumed production at its 100,000-barrel-per-day Perdido deepwater hub in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, ending a days-long halt caused by an onshore pipeline leak.Perdido production would return to its usual capacity by late Wednesday…

Watch: Giant Offshore Rig Passing Under Bosphorus Bridges

Apr 16, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has shared a video of one of its offshore drilling rigs passing the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey, earlier this week.The Scarabeo 9, Saipem's semi-submersible drilling rig, on Monday crossed the Bosporus Strait for the fourth time in its history…

ConocoPhillips Cuts Oil Output, Spending Again

Apr 16, 2020

ConocoPhillips said on Thursday it would slash planned spending 35%, cut production by about 225,000 barrels of oil per day {bpd) and suspend its share repurchase program to weather the collapse in oil prices.Oil and gas producers have sunk…

OPEC Slashes Oil Demand Forecast Further

Apr 16, 2020

OPEC on Thursday again slashed its forecast for global oil demand this year due to the coronavirus outbreak and said the reduction may not be the last.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries now expects global demand to contract by 6…

Yinson Closes $800M FPSO Refinancing

Apr 16, 2020

Yinson has completed an $800 million refinancing exercise for FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor, with the loan drawn down on April 14.The FPSO firm had announced the refinancing deal for the FPSO located in Ghana back in November 2019. The company at…

Saipem Pulls Guidance on COVID-19 Impact

Apr 16, 2020

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem said on Wednesday it had pulled its outlook for the year due to growing uncertainty created by the COVID-19 emergency.In a statement, the company said its board had acknowledged the pandemic might trigger a sharp fall in demand and a delay in projects…

Woodside's Sales Slump as Coronavirus Cripples Demand

Apr 16, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Thursday that its sales slumped more than 20% in the first quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic and draconian measures to curb the outbreak crippled fuel demand globally.Oil and gas producers have been…

Shell Sets Oil Sector's Broadest Carbon Reduction Plans

Apr 16, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday deepened its ambition to battle climate change, setting the oil and gas sector's broadest plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050.The new climate goals put the Anglo-Dutch company - at least on paper - ahead of the most progressive of its rivals…

IKM Testing in Long-Term Barents Sea FPSO Work Award

Apr 16, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded IKM Testing a long-term contract for work at Johan Castberg FPSO destined for deployment in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The scope of work for IKM Testing covers N2/He Leakage testing & PSV calibration and supplementary work related to testing such as…

Santos to Sell Barossa Stake to JERA

Apr 16, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to sell a 12.5% interest in Barossa offshore development in Australia to JERA. The Final Investment Decision for the project, though, has been delayed due to the economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and low oil prices…

Delays at Equinor's Peregrino Project Offshore Brazil

Apr 16, 2020

Construction work at Equinor ASA's Peregrino oilfield off the coast of Brazil has been delayed by roughly two months, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, as logistical difficulties surrounding the novel coronavirus take their toll on the nation's offshore oil industry…

Hurricane Energy 'Very Pleased' with Lancaster EPS Output

Apr 15, 2020

The UK-focused oil firm Hurricane Energy has said it is very pleased with the performance of its Lancaster Early Production System offshore the UK.Hurricane started up its Lancaster field west of Scotland's Shetland Islands in May 2019, via the Aoka Mizu FPSO…

CWind to Service East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

Apr 15, 2020

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded CWind, a UK-based offshore renewables service provider,a contract worth up to £8.2million for work on the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. Under the three-year contract, CWind will provide below water services…

Russian Oil Majors Examine Assets for Cuts

Apr 15, 2020

Russian oil companies are examining which wells they will cork, looking mainly at mature fields where production was falling anyway and as Moscow needs to deliver its biggest output cut ever to comply with the new global supply deal, sources said…

Aker Solutions, Cognite Win $2M Grant for Floating Wind Farm Tech

Apr 15, 2020

California Energy Commission has awarded Aker Solutions and Cognite a $2 million grant for a project called NextWind Real-Time Condition Monitoring.The project is focused on next-generation solutions in wind through digitalization and aims to…

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