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World’s First Semi-submersible Floating Wind Farm Now Online

Jul 27, 2020

WindFloat Atlantic, dubbed the world's first floating semi-submersible floating wind farm, is now fully operational and has started delivering electricity to the Portuguese grid in full capacity.The 25MW wind farm, consisting of three wind turbines…

Russia's Lukoil Buys Cairn's Stake in Sangomar Field Offshore Senegal

Jul 27, 2020

Russian oil company Lukoil has signed an agreement with Cairn Energy to acquire a 40% interest in the Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) - RSSD - project offshore Senegal for $300 million in cash. The agreement also provides for potential…

Petrobras, Karoon Change Terms of $665M Sale of Baúna Field Stake

Jul 27, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA announced adjustments to a $665 million contract governing the sale of its entire stake in the Baúna oil field to Australia's Karoon Energy, according to a securities filing late on Friday.The Bauna field is in the Santos basin in the Atlantic Ocean…

Chevron Diversity Ratio to Improve as Layoffs Progress

Jul 24, 2020

Oil major Chevron Corp expects to reduce the dominance of white males in company management during cost-cutting this year, upping the share of senior level jobs held by women and ethnic minorities to 44% from 38% last year, the company said in a statement…

TAS Terminates Shipbuilding Deals for 16 Offshore Vessels

Jul 24, 2020

Malaysian offshore vessel operator TAS Offshore has canceled shipbuilding contracts for 16 offshore support vessels.The company had signed the contracts in the 2013-2015 period with two Chinese shipbuilders Guangzhou Hangtong Shipbuilding and Shipping Co…

Global Oil & Gas FIDs Set for Massive Drop in 2020

Jul 24, 2020

Global oil and gas project sanctioning is set for a monstrous 75% plus drop in 2020 from 2019 levels, as the Covid-19 pandemic has led to massive E&P spending cuts, the energy intelligence company Rystad Energy has estimated.According to Rystad Energy…

Repsol's Long-term Oil Price Forecast Aligns with Rivals

Jul 24, 2020

Spanish energy major Repsol lowered its oil price assumptions on Thursday, bringing its long-term outlook in line with most European rivals which have booked writedowns and leaving Equinor as a bullish outlier in the sector.Repsol took a writedown of $1…

Tekmar Energy's Cable Protection for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Jul 24, 2020

Subsea protection equipment provider Tekmar Energy will provide cable protection for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The wind farms, set to be the first utility-scale offshore wind project in Japan, will be delivered by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation…

Struggling Oilfield Services Firms May Find Some Respite in Renewables Markets

Jul 23, 2020

Some oilfield services providers struggling to find work due to the oil industry downturn might replace some of the revenue by providing services in the renewable energy markets. For those in the SURF, maintenance, construction, and installation segments…

Repsol Writes down $1.5B as COVID-19 Sours Oil Outlook

Jul 23, 2020

Spanish oil and gas firm Repsol posted a quarterly net loss and wrote down $1.5 billion in assets on Thursday as it revised down unusually high expectations for oil and gas prices over the next 30 years.The demand-sapping COVID-19 crisis has…

EDPR, Engie Create Offshore Wind JV

Jul 23, 2020

Wind energy firms EDP Renewables and Engie have formed a 50-50 joint venture company Ocean Winds (OW) focused on offshore wind developments.The formation of the JV company announced this week, has been in the making since May 2019, when the…

Trinidad: BHP, NGC Sign Ruby Field Gas Sale Deal

Jul 23, 2020

BHP and the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago have successfully completed negotiations for a Gas Sales Agreement for the Ruby offshore field.The Ruby oil and gas field is located in Block 3(a), off the east coast of Trinidad, and is…

OKEA Restarts Production at Draugen Field after Maintenance

Jul 23, 2020

Norwegian oil company OKEA has restarted oil production from its Draugen field in the Norwegian sea following maintenance works that began a month ago.The work at the offshore oil field started on June 23 and ended July 20th, two days ahead of schedule…

Israel: Tamar Offshore Gas Field to Start Paying Taxes on Profit in 2021

Jul 23, 2020

Delek Drilling said on Wednesday the partners in the Tamar natural gas site will start paying taxes on profit in early 2021, which could help Israel move forward with plans to create a sovereign wealth fund.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Production Resumes from Hibernia Offshore Platform after Leak

Jul 23, 2020

Oil production has resumed at the Hibernia offshore platform in Canada following a shutdown after the leakage of drilling and production fluids discovered on Sunday, July 19.The platform, located 315 kilometers east southeast of St. John’s, is operated by ExxonMobil-led HMDC consortium…

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