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DeepOcean Moves UK HQ to Feethams House

Feb 03, 2020

DeepOcean, a global subsea services company, is set to move its UK headquarters to a new base in Darlington.The company specializes in engineering and marine works solutions for large subsea cable projects associated with offshore wind farms…

Norway Mulls Where to Draw the Line

Feb 03, 2020

A handful of Norway-based arctic oil and gas explorers and their hydrocarbon finds might be the last at today’s recognized Barents Sea’s ice edge, if an expert group’s recommendation to bring offshore activity south gains political traction…

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Unaffected by Reported Attacks, Delek says

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek has dismissed reports that the gas pipeline carrying gas from the Leviathan offshore field to Egypt has been affected by a reported terrorist attack in Egypt.Al Jazeera on Monday reported that a group of attackers had blown up a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula…

Zenith Norway Established for Offshore Ops

Jan 31, 2020

Canadian international oil and gas production company Zenith Energy has established a Norwegian subsidiary - Zenith Norway - as a precursor to securing its first acreage off the country.  Zenith said it intends to use Zenith Norway as a vehicle…

Why Senegal's Offshore Licensing Round is Significant

Jan 29, 2020

The long awaited first ever offshore licensing by Senegal has finally been launched as the West Africa country inches closer to achieving its national medium- and long-term hydrocarbon sector investment plan and drive to transform the upstream resource into a source of clean electricity generation…

Report: Borr Finds More Work for Mist Jack-Up Rig

Jan 29, 2020

Offshore drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling has reportedly secured more work for its Mist jack-up rig.According to Norwegian media, the Borr has secured an eight-month contract for the Keppel-built offshore drilling unit.Finansavisen recently reported that Svend Anton Maier…

Norwegian OSV Player Enters Tanker Game

Jan 21, 2020

Standard Drilling, an offshore driller turned offshore support vessel owner, has now decided to make another shift in its game.The company, which in 2013 sold off its offshore drilling rigs, only to return as offshore vessel owner in 2016, on…

NYK, NOS Pact for CTV for Japanese Offshore

Jan 16, 2020

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Swedish contractor to offshore wind industry Northern Offshore Service AB (NOS) have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) business related to offshore wind power generation…

Oil Firms' Social License to Operate 'Under Threat'

Jan 16, 2020

The oil and gas industry might lose the social license to operate, and if it doesn't act quickly on helping solve the climate change problem, there may be no second chance.Tim Eggar, the Chairman of the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) addressed…

Lebanon Delays Offshore Round Bidding Deadline

Jan 14, 2020

Lebanon has postponed a deadline for the submission of applications as part of its second licensing round for oil and gas acreage, Lebanon's energy minister Nada Boustani tweeted Monday.According to Reuters, which translated the tweet in Arabic…

Carapa Wildcat Disappoints in Guyana

Jan 02, 2020

Shares of Tullow Oil dropped by nearly a fifth on Thursday as the oil producer's update on the commercial viability of its new well offshore Guyana disappointed investors.Tullow said the Carapa well in the Kanuku offshore block contains oil…

Iran Begins Gas Extraction from South Pars

Dec 31, 2019

Iran begins extraction of natural gas from an offshore rig at South Pars, the largest gas field in the world which is shared between Iran and Qatar, said the country's official media.The extraction of gas will add some 14.2 million cubic meters…

OE’s Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 20, 2019

It's that time of the year again, when Christmas trees become, well, actual Christmas trees!Just for you, in our annual ‘top of the corporate festive video pops’ we've pulled together a selection of some of this year's best.A strong strain through many…

Majors Face New Shareholder Climate Resolutions

Dec 16, 2019

An activist group is increasing the pressure on five big U.S. and European oil companies with shareholder resolutions urging them to meet the Paris climate goals and cut carbon emissions.Dutch group Follow This is targeting U.S. giants ExxonMobil…

Energy Transition and Sustainability Talks at 2020 WPC

Dec 11, 2019

The 23rd World Petroleum Congress will set the scene for a discussion about the energy transition, climate change and innovative technologies.Set for December 6-10, 2020, in Houston, considered the energy capitol of the world, the WPC typically draws 10…

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