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KrisEnergy Charters Jack-Up Rig for Apsara Drilling. Platform to Sail Away Soon

Aug 14, 2020

Singapore-based KrisEnergy has signed a letter of award with Vietnam's PV Drilling for PVD III jack-up drilling rig. The 2009-built rig will be used to drill five development wells at KrisEnergy's Apsara Mini-Phase 1A development offshore Cambodia…

Norway's Yme Field Start-up Could Face More Delays

Aug 14, 2020

Production start-up from Repsol-operated Yme oil field in the North Sea offshore Norway might be delayed further, Repsol's Polish partner Lotos said.First, Repsol had in February said that the start of production would be delayed until the second…

Malaysia's KNM to Deliver Equipment for SBM Offshore FPSO

Aug 14, 2020

Dutch floating production solutions provider SBM Offshore has ordered equipment from Malaysia's KNM to be installed on an FPSO destined for ExxonMobil's Guyana operations.Bursa Malaysia-listed KNM said SBM Offshore had on Thursday ordered PME pressure vessel separators worth around $4 million…

Rosneft Returns to 2Q Profit. Oil output Drops 13%

Aug 14, 2020

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft made a second-quarter profit of 43 billion roubles after reporting a loss in the previous three months thanks to a rise in oil prices, it said on Friday.Rosneft, headed by Igor Sechin, a long-standing ally of President Vladimir Putin…

AqualisBraemar to Oversee Construction of Offshore Wind Vessels in China

Aug 13, 2020

Offshore energy consultancy AqualisBraemar will oversee the construction of two self-elevating wind turbine installation vessels in China.The jack-up units will be constructed at Chinese shipyard Dayang Offshore Equipment. The vessels will be built for OuYang Offshore Co…

Saudi Aramco Maintains Plan to Boost Output Capacity

Aug 10, 2020

Saudi Aramco is moving ahead with plans to boost crude output capacity by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) to 13 million bpd despite cuts in capital expenditure this year and next year, the state oil group's CEO said on Monday.Aramco's capital…

Saudi Aramco's Profit Plunges, Sees Signs of Recovery

Aug 10, 2020

State oil giant Saudi Aramco's profit plunged 73% in the second quarter of the year, as a slump in energy demand and prices due to the coronavirus crisis hit sales at the world's biggest oil exporter.But the company stuck with plans to pay $75…

Equinor's Incoming CEO Wants to Be Best in Offshore Oil, Gas

Aug 10, 2020

Anders Opedal, who on Monday was named Equinor's new chief executive, said he wanted the Norwegian oil company to be both best in offshore oil and gas and at the same time have higher climate targets and develop new low-carbon solutions.'I want Equinor to be best in offshore oil and gas…

Petrobras to Mothball Offshore Platform to Cut Costs

Aug 07, 2020

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras has said it will mothball its Merluza platform (PMLZ-1) in shallow waters in the Santos Basin.'The platform’s production had already been interrupted since March 2020, with the abrupt drop of demand for natural gas…

Oil Prices Hit 5-Month High

Aug 05, 2020

Oil prices rose to their highest since early March on Wednesday on data showing a big drop in U.S. crude inventories, and a weak dollar, but mounting coronavirus infections weighed on the demand outlook.Brent crude was up $1.63, or 3.67%, at $46…

Mexico's Proven Oil Reserves Rise to More than 8 bln Barrels

Aug 05, 2020

Mexico's oil regulator said on Tuesday the country's total proven oil reserves as of Jan. 1 stood at 8.062 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), up 2.1% from a year earlier.Oil reserves as of the beginning of 2019 totaled 7.897 billion boe…

BP Cuts Dividend for the First Time Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Aug 04, 2020

BP cut its dividend for the first time in a decade after a record $6.7 billion second quarter loss when the coronavirus crisis hammered fuel demand and it sought to win over investors by speeding up its reinvention as a lower carbon company…

Pharos Energy Secures Two-Year License Extension at TGT Field

Aug 04, 2020

Pharos Energy, and oil and gas company formerly known as Soco International, has been granted a two-year license extension for the TGT offshore field license in Vietnam.The company said Tuesday the license had been formally granted to the Joint…

BP to Reduce Fossil Fuels Production by 40% by 2030

Aug 04, 2020

Energy group BP will increase its low-carbon spending to $5 billion a year by 2030 and boost its renewable power generation to 50 gigawatts (GW) while shrinking oil and gas output by 40% compared with 2019, it said on Tuesday.The portfolio it plans to build would include renewables…

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