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PGNiG Open to Mergers with State-run Firms

Jan 24, 2020

Polish gas company PGNiG is open to consolidation with other energy companies, its newly appointed chief executive said on Friday, as the government tries to merge state-run firms to strengthen their market position.The Polish state is a major shareholder in the energy sector…

GlobalData: Gas to Dominate 2020 O&G FIDs

Jan 24, 2020

Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) planned across the oil and gas value chain in 2020 are set to focus on natural gas developments, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company.According to the report, the upstream and midstream project…

EDPR, Engie Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Giant

Jan 24, 2020

Wind energy companies EDP Renewables and Engie have signed a deal to form 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind.EDPR and ENGIE will combine their offshore wind assets and project pipeline in this new entity, starting with a total of 1…

Ørsted to Brief Atlantic City Residents on NJ's First OWF

Jan 24, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm company Ørsted is set to host an open house in the first week of February to update Atlantic City residents on the progress of Ocean Wind, New Jersey's first offshore wind project.Ørsted was in June 2019 selected as…

Permanent Deals for Monadelphous' Ichthys Workers

Jan 24, 2020

Australian unions have negotiated permanent contracts for 70 percent of their members working for Monadelphous aboard Inpex facilities.'The Offshore Alliance and [Electrical Trades Union] negotiated Monadelphous INPEX facilities EBA [Enterprise…

Hedge Fund Questions Premier Oil's Plans

Jan 24, 2020

Premier Oil's biggest lender on Friday raised fresh concerns over the company's plan to have its creditors vote on planned acquisitions of North Sea assets under a scheme that allows it to delay debt repayments and issue new shares. The company…

Chevron to Ditch Indonesian Deepwater Development Stake?

Jan 24, 2020

U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp is considering selling its participating interest in the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) gas project, the company said on Friday, as it makes sweeping changes to cut costs and streamline operations. No final decision has yet been made…

Keppel O&M Turns Profitable in 2019

Jan 23, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Corp. Offshore & Marine division posted a profit for the full year 2019 citing cost cuts and lower impairment costs.For the full year, Keppel O&M posted a net profit of S$10 million, a significant increase compared to a loss of S$109 in 2018…

Greenpeace Loses Norway Arctic Oil Lawsuit Again

Jan 23, 2020

An Oslo appeals court approved Norway's plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had said it violated people's right to a healthy environment. The verdict upheld a ruling made by a lower court…

Orsted Fans Offshore Wind Farm Boom

Jan 23, 2020

Danish wind energy developer Orsted is gearing up to launch its first big-ticket project financing in Taiwan, one of the world’s fastest-growing offshore wind markets.Orsted is expected to mandate banks next month on an NT$61.9bn (US$2bn) 18-year loan for its offshore wind farms in Changhua county…

Oil Major Pulls Out from Europa Farm-In Talks

Jan 23, 2020

Europa Oil & Gas will have to start looking for another farm-in partner to help it drill its Inishkea offshore prospect in Ireland after an oil major has pulled out from farm-in talks.Europa has been in talks for over a year to farm-out a portion…

Vestas Working on Zero-Waste Wind Turbines

Jan 22, 2020

Danish manufacturer of wind turbines Vestas is working towards becoming even more sustainable, as it is now striving to develop zero-waste wind turbines.'Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain…

Lukoil Eyeing Azeri Offshore Blocks

Jan 22, 2020

Russian oil giant Lukoil plans to sign an agreement with Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR for two offshore blocks in Azerbaijan, the Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday. CEO Vagit Alekperov told reporters in Davos that the two firms are discussing a number of projects…

BP, Angola in Offshore Oil Agreement

Jan 21, 2020

BP signed an agreement with Angola aimed at acquiring oil further exploration rights, state news agency Angop reported, the latest in a flurry of agreements between oil majors and Africa's second-biggest exporter.The deal with the country's…

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PGNiG Open to Mergers with State-run Firms

GlobalData: Gas to Dominate 2020 O&G FIDs

EDPR, Engie Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Giant

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