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TWMA Appoints Aslaksen as New CEO

Feb 19, 2020

Specialist drilling waste management company, TWMA, has announced the appointment of Halle Aslaksen as its new CEO.Aslaksen joins the Aberdeen-headquartered company from the Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft, where he served as CEO. He…

Floatech Must Pay $6,25M to Drydocks World, Court Rules

Feb 19, 2020

A Dubai court has ruled that Floatech, a subsidiary of Malaysia's TH Heavy Engineering, must pay $6,25 million to Dubai's Drydocks World.Drydocks World in April 2019 presented Floatech with a writ of summons demanding Floatech to pay the $6…

Indonesia: Inpex Finds Buyers for Masela Gas

Feb 19, 2020

A unit of Japan's Inpex Corp signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding to supply gas to Indonesian state companies PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) and PT Pupuk Indonesia.It would be the first sales deal for gas produced from Indonesia's…

Tower Resources: Farm-out Talks Progressing Well

Feb 19, 2020

Tower Resources Cameroon SA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Africa-focused Tower Resources Plc, has hinted at good progress on the ongoing discussions with potential farm-in parties into the Thali PSC offshore Cameroon.The progress in the negotiations…

Coronavirus Spurs Oil Majors to Cancel IP Week Events

Feb 19, 2020

The list of parties at London's International Petroleum Week, one of the world's biggest oil industry gatherings, continues to shrink as hosts such as ExxonMobil and Azerbaijan's SOCAR cancel events due to the coronavirus, trading sources said…

Sparrows' Cranes for Qatargas' North Field Platforms

Feb 19, 2020

UK-based offshore equipment specialist Sparrows Group has signed a deal for the delivery of three cranes for Qatargas' giant North Field offshore expansion project.Sparrows said Wednesday the contract was secured through McDermott International…

BP Evacuates North Sea Platform After Power Issue

Feb 19, 2020

British oil major BP on Tuesday evacuated workers from its ETAP platform in the UK North Sea, following an issue with power generation.The oil company has removed 63 non-essential workers from the ETAP platform. It suspended production on Tuesday while working to resolve the issue…

Malaysia's Kimanis Crude Exports to Halve in April

Feb 19, 2020

New repair works scheduled by Royal Dutch Shell in its oilfields in Malaysia are likely to halve exports of Kimanis crude cargoes in April and squeeze supplies in Asia, two sources said on Wednesday.Kimanis is Malaysia's largest export grade…

Vaalco Hits Oil at Gabon Offshore Well

Feb 19, 2020

Africa-focused oil company Vaalco Energy has said that its South East Etame 4P appraisal wellbore offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin permit area successfully encountered oil sands in the Gamba formation.The well, drilled from the Vaalco-operated South East Etame North Tchibala (SEENT) platform…

Judge Allows South Carolina Suit Over Seismic Surveys

Feb 19, 2020

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that some of the claims raised by South Carolina in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters may proceed, but dismissed four others. Coastal states…

PGS, Cognite Partner on Seismic Surveying

Feb 18, 2020

Marine geophysical firm PGS and artificial intelligence (AI) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Cognite are teaming up in an effort to make seismic survey vessels work better, faster and more efficiently.Venturing into a new area of the energy sector…

Eddyfi/NDT Buys Norway's Halfwave

Feb 18, 2020

Eddyfi/ND, on non-destructive testing specialistd+ providing services for energy, mining, transportation industries announced today the acquisition of the subsea inspection company Halfwave, headquartered in Bergen, Norway. Halfwave is the owner…

Cooper's Sole Offshore Gas Field to Go Online by February End

Feb 18, 2020

Australia's Cooper Energy has said that the production of gas from its Sole gas project is set to begin later in February, with full production aimed for March.The company said Tuesday the Sole Gas Project had passed a critical milestone with…

Romania's Romgaz Eyeing Stake in Neptun Deep Offshore Project

Feb 18, 2020

Romania's Romgaz said it has agreed with OMV Petrom and Poland's PGNiG to make a joint offer for Exxon Mobil's 50% stake in a long-stalled offshore natural gas project in the Black Sea if the U.S. company decides to sell.State-owned Romgaz would…

Lundin Gets OK for Barents Sea Wildcat

Feb 18, 2020

Lundin Norway has received regulatory consent from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well in the License 609 in the Barents Sea.Lundin will use the West Bollsta semi-submersible drilling rig for the operation. Lundin operates the block with a 40 percent ownership…

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