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Sonardyne Acquires 2G Robotics

Feb 04, 2020

UK-based marine technology company Sonardyne International announced it has acquired Canadian underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics.2G Robotics will join the Sonardyne group of companies, while remaining an independent business and brand…

Exxon: 2nd Lift of Guyanese Crude Underway

Feb 04, 2020

Exxon Mobil's second lift of Guyanese crude from the offshore Liza Destiny platform is underway and has been sold on the open market, the company said on Monday. The U.S. oil major, in a consortium with Hess Corp and China's CNOOC Ltd, has discovered…

CPOC Taps Dayang for Offshore Modification Works

Feb 04, 2020

Malaysian offshore services company Dayang Enterprise has won a contract to provide modification works at CARIGALI-PTTEPI OPERATING COMPANY's (CPOC) offshore blocks.Dayang said on Tuesday that the contract was for modification works for Block B-17 & C-19 and B-17-01…

BP 4Q Profit Drops. Bob Dudley Steps Down as CEO

Feb 04, 2020

BP on Tuesday boosted its dividend payout after a 26% drop in fourth-quarter profit on lower oil and gas prices which still beat forecasts.On Chief Executive's Bob Dudley last day in office, London-based BP increased its dividend by 2.4% to 10…

India's First Deepwater Gas Field Stops Production

Feb 04, 2020

India's D1 D3 offshore gas field, the country's first deepwater gas development to be brought online, has ceased production, Reliance and BP joint venture said Monday.The field, in Block KG D6 (KG-DWN-98/3), off the east coast of India, started producing gas in April 2009…

Trinidad Scraps Offshore Gas Field Deal with Venezuela Citing U.S. Sanctions

Feb 04, 2020

Trinidad and Tobago has canceled an agreement with Venezuela for the joint development of a natural gas field straddling their maritime border because of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela's state energy company PDVSA. The Caribbean island nation is a major exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

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…

Petrobras Puts Papa Terra Offshore Oil Field Up for Sale

Feb 03, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras has launched a teaser for the sale of its entire share in the Papa Terra field, 110 kilometers from the coast offshore Brazil.The Brazilian oil company said that the planned sale of the field was in line with its portfolio optimization and improvement of capital allocation…

Exxon's Guyana Oil Deal in Focus Ahead of Election

Feb 03, 2020

A report by a nonprofit watchdog group critical of Exxon Mobil Corp's oil contract with Guyana has rekindled a debate over whether the deal is too generous to the company, just a month before a crucial presidential election.In a report published Monday…

Delek Expects Leviathan Expansion FID in 2020

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek Drilling expects a final investment decision this year on expanding exports from the Leviathan gas field using either an LNG facility in Egypt or a floating terminal, its CEO said on Monday. The offshore Leviathan project came…

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…

POSH Goes Private on Wednesday

Feb 03, 2020

Singapore-based offshore support vessel operator PACC Offshore Services Holdings, or POSH, is set to go private on Wednesday.OEDigital reported last week that Quetzal Capital, a Kuok Group company, had launched compulsory acquisition for the remaining shares of the offshore vessel operator…

Ex-SembMarine Brazil Director Charged with Bribery, Money Laundering

Feb 03, 2020

Offshore rig builder Sembcorp Marine has said that its Brazil subsidiary Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz's former director has been charged for corruption and money laundering. A former Sembcorp Marine consultant has also been charged.SembcorpMarine…

Climate Activists Block Shell HQ

Feb 02, 2020

Environmental activists chanting 'keep it in the ground' blocked the entrance to Shell's headquarters in The Hague on Friday, protesting at the energy company's role in climate change, until police dragged them away, detaining 30.Some of the…

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