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FPSO Orders Continue Climb

Jan 30, 2020

The swollen number of orders felt in 2019 for floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSO) was, it turns out, well above the average number of yearly go-aheads seen in over the past 10 years, a new floater report says.Oil prices…

Polish Oil Refiner Eyeing Offshore Wind Farm Partners

Jan 30, 2020

Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen plans to select a partner in the first quarter for its first wind farm project in the Baltic Sea, Deputy Head Patrycja Klarecka said on Thursday. For coal-reliant Poland, offshore wind, together with other renewables…

Orsted Exceeds Own 2019 Core Profit Expectations

Jan 30, 2020

Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, exceeded its own full-year core profit expectations on Thursday on the back of strong generation from its wind farms but said it expected this year's result to be slightly lower.Its 2019 earnings before interest…

Serica Halts BKR Production as Issues Found on Bruce Platform

Jan 30, 2020

The North Sea operator Serica Energy has halted production from Bruce, Keith and Rhum (BKR) fields, after an inspection unveiled issues aboard the Bruce offshore platform.'During a Bruce platform inspection, the condition of an unused seawater…

PTTEP's 2019 Profit Soars

Jan 30, 2020

Thai oil company PTTEP reported a 40 percent rise in the full-year net profit, boosted by increased sales volumes from acquired assets and an increased stake in the Bongkot offshore field.Its 2019 net profit was 1,569 million, increasing by 40% from 2018…

Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Shipped 58.5 BCM to EU in 2019

Jan 29, 2020

Some 58.5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas were shipped from Russia to the EU via the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea.Nord Stream AG, the operator of the 1,224-kilometer twin pipeline shared the number on Wednesday.It said: 'Thanks to uninterrupted operation throughout the year…

ABS Awarded $2.1 Mln for Safety Research

Jan 29, 2020

ABS announced on Wednesday it has been awarded more than $2.1 million for two projects focused on strengthening safety culture in the offshore oil and gas industry.The money from the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences…

BW Offshore Shaves Off BW Energy IPO Valuation

Jan 29, 2020

BW Offshore has slightly reduced the valuation of its planned oil and gas spin-off, the Oslo-listed company said as it presented details for the initial public offering on Wednesday. The valuation of BW Energy was shaved to a range of between $700 million and $750 million…

Hess Ups 2020 Spending on Guyana, Bakken ramp-up

Jan 29, 2020

U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp said it would spend 11% more in 2020 compared with last year, betting heavily on its assets in offshore Guyana and the Bakken shale play.The company said its 2020 exploration and production capital and exploratory budget will be $3 billion…

Oil Spill from S-Oil's Offshore Buoy Contained Off S.Korea

Jan 29, 2020

A crude oil spill from South Korea's S-Oil's offshore buoy was contained off the southeastern coast of South Korea, the country's coast guard and the refiner said on Wednesday. The leak occurred early Wednesday as the offshore buoy's pressure gauge was broken but the source of the leak was sealed…

Van Oord Takes Part in Estonian Offshore Wind Farm Project

Jan 29, 2020

Dutch offshore installation company and Estonian wind farm developer Saare Wind Energy have teamed up to develop the Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia's part of the Baltic sea.Saare Wind Energy started the development of the project in…

Energean Excludes Algeria from Edison E&P Buy

Jan 29, 2020

Algeria has definitely been excluded from Energean's pending acquisition of Edison E&P.The Greek oil and gas company in July last year agreed to buy Italy-based Edison's oil and gas subsidiary Edison Exploration & Production for an initial consideration of $750 million…

Kuok in Compulsory Takeover of Remaining POSH Shares

Jan 28, 2020

Quetzal Capital, a Kuok Group company, has launched compulsory acquisition for the remaining shares of the Singapore-based offshore vessel operator PACC Offshore Services Holdings, also known as POSH. Quetzal had launched a cash takeover offer for POSH back in November 2019…

Colombia Oil Investment to Rise 23% in 2020

Jan 28, 2020

Investment in Colombia's oil industry is set to grow by 23% in 2020, the private oil producers association said on Monday, although production will be effectively flat, increasing just 0.5% compared with the previous year. Investment in the…

Virus Might Slow Travel, But Not Oil Price

Jan 27, 2020

With three Chinese cities and about 23 million people “quarantined”, the newly formed corona virus looks set to disrupt all from the oil price to crew movement to the ability of managers to travel unobstructed — that’s if it gets that bad.Already…

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