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Wood Sells Industrial Services Business to Kaefer

Feb 06, 2020

Oilfield services company John Wood Group, recently rebranded to Wood, has sold its industrial services business to Kaefer.London-listed Wood said the sale of the part of the business which provides integrity and fabric maintenance for assets…

Total Beats Quarterly Forecasts Despite Low Oil Price

Feb 06, 2020

Total beat forecasts on Thursday by keeping net adjusted profit for the fourth quarter steady at $3.2 billion despite low oil prices and fulfilled a pledge to boost dividends, lifting the French energy major's shares. Analysts had forecast net profit of about $2…

Italian Court Throws Out Witness Request in Eni Nigeria Graft Case

Feb 06, 2020

A Milan court has rejected a prosecution request to hear testimony from a former legal adviser of Eni who has accused the company of spying on judges, offering a boost to the Italian oil firm as it fights bribery allegations over a Nigerian oil field…

Energean Braces for Coronavirus Impact on FPSO Delivery

Feb 06, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean might see further delay with the delivery of its FPSO hull from China on the back of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.Just last week, Energean said that the delivery of the hull of…

Equinor Q4 Profit Beats Forecast Amid Oilfield Startup

Feb 06, 2020

Norway's Equinor reported a smaller-than-expected drop in fourth-quarter core operating profits on Thursday as the startup of a major new oilfield partly mitigated the impact from weak European gas markets. The Oslo-listed company's adjusted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) fell to $3…

Tullow to Axe a Third of Its Workforce

Feb 05, 2020

Tullow Oil plans to cut a third of its staff to slash its administration costs by a fifth, or around $20 million, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, after weak output in Ghana, delays in East Africa and lower-than-hoped-for oil quality in Guyana…

BP Closes London HQ on CEO's First Day Amid Climate Protests

Feb 05, 2020

Climate protesters forced BP to temporarily shut down its London headquarters on Wednesday, the first day in office for the oil and gas company's new CEO Bernard Looney. BP said more than 100 Greenpeace activists attempted to place 500 solar…

Prelude FLNG Shut Down

Feb 05, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off northwest Australia following an electrical trip on Feb. 2.Work is underway to restore full operations…

Rystad: Guyana's GDP to 'Skyrocket' as Oil Output Increases

Feb 04, 2020

Oil output estimated at 1.2 million barrels per day by 2030, Guyana’s total annual oil revenues could approach $30 billion within 10 years and could send the country's GDP 'skyrocketing,' according to research by Rystad Energy, a Norwegian energy intelligence company…

Ocean Infinity Launches Armada

Feb 04, 2020

US-based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity said it has launched a new marine technology and data company boasting the industry's largest fleet of unmanned surface vehicles (USV).Armada, with a focus on combining technology and environmental sustainability…

Kim Heng Lands Taiwan OWF Gig

Feb 04, 2020

Singapore based offshore service provider Kim Heng Offshore & Marine has won a contract for the installation of horizontal directional drilling (“HDD”) conduits for an offshore wind project in Taiwan.Kim Heng said Tuesday that the contract was…

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…

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