Offshore Production News


UK: ORE Catapult, NZTC Team Up to Help Power Oil & Gas Platforms with Floating Wind

11 hours ago

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre said Thursday they'd examine potential pathways for the delivery of innovative floating offshore wind technology integrated with existing energy infrastructure…

China's CNOOC Beefs Up Stake in Giant Offshore Oil Field in Brazil

13 hours ago

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Thursday it had completed the acquisition of another 5% stake in the Production Sharing Contract of the Transfer of Rights (TOR) Surplus Volume related to the Búzios oil field, offshore Brazil.the Búzios oil field is located in the Santos Basin…

Malaysia's Petronas Posts Q3 Profit, Warns of Continuing Market Volatility

Nov 30, 2022

Malaysia's state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, on Wednesday posted a near doubling of its third quarter profit and warned of continuing volatility in oil and gas prices. The company reported a profit of 30.8 billion ringgit in the July-September period…

First Gas Flows from BP's Cassia C Development Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Nov 29, 2022

BP has started production from its Cassia C development offshore Trinidad and Tobago.Cassia C is BP Trinidad and Tobago's first offshore compression platform and, according to the company, its biggest offshore facility.The project will enable…

UAE Brings Forward Oil Output Capacity Expansion to 2027

Nov 29, 2022

The board of Abu Dhabi's ADNOC has endorsed plans to bring forward the company's five million barrel per day oil production capacity expansion to 2027, the company said in a statement on Monday. ADNOC's gas processing and LNG businesses will be consolidated to create ADNOC Gas…

Sangomar FPSO Gears Up for Topside Integration as Construction Phase Completed

Nov 29, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside on Tuesday announced the completion of the construction phase for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility which will be deployed at the Sangomar field offshore Senegal. This will be Senegal's first offshore oil production unit…

Exxon to Exit Equatorial Guinea

Nov 29, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea and leave the West African country after its license expires in 2026, two sources close to the matter told Reuters. The departure reflects a wider move by major oil producers…

Trillion Energy Brings Online Akcakoca-3 Well Offshore Turkey

Nov 28, 2022

Canadian oil and gas company Trillion Energy said Monday that its Akcakoca-3 well at the SASB gas field in the Black Sea offshore Turkey was producing at 3.3 MMcf/d into the gas salesline.The company also said that it had repositioned the drilling rig to drill the West Akcakoca-1  well…

BP to Market Guyana's Share of Oil Output from Two FPSOs

Nov 28, 2022

BP will market Guyana's share of crude oil produced over the next year from two offshore production platforms, the South American country's Ministry of Natural Resources said. Guyana is home to one of the largest oil discoveries in the last decade…

Unite Union to Hit BP UK North Sea Oilfields with Two-day Strike

Nov 28, 2022

Employees of oil services firm Petrofac working on several of BP's British North Sea oilfields have voted for industrial action on Dec. 8 and 9 over working conditions, the Unite Union said last Thursday. The strike involves 76 workers on the offshore platforms Andrew…

U.S. Could Give Green Light to Chevron to Boost Venezuela's Oil Output

Nov 24, 2022

Chevron Corp could win U.S. approval to vastly expand operations in Venezuela as soon as Saturday once the Venezuelan government and its opposition resume political talks, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. A U.S. authorization…

China's CNOOC Steps up Western Retreat with Launch of U.S. Assets Sale - sources

Nov 24, 2022

Chinese oil and gas major CNOOC has sounded out potential buyers of its interests in U.S. oilfields, two sources said, stepping up its retreat from Western nations amid sanctions concerns and calls for domestic investment. Reuters reported in…

Karoon Energy Says 2nd Patola Production Well a Success. First Oil in Q1 2023

Nov 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has drilled the second of two new production wells at its Patola field offshore Brazil, and the company says the reservoir quality is better than predicted.The company said that the well - PAT-2-  has been successfully drilled to a total depth of 2…

Equinor Evaluating Impact of UK Windfall Tax on Projects

Nov 23, 2022

The Norwegian oil company Equinor said on Tuesday it is evaluating the impact of Britain's windfall tax on its oil and gas projects, including the giant Rosebank development. 'The British government's decision last week to raise the windfall…

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