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IOG: Platform Construction on Track for North Sea Project

Jan 11, 2021

UK-based oil firm Independent Oil & Gas has informed that work on the construction of the two platforms being built for its North Sea development project was progressing well with delivery scheduled for 1Q 2021. The company also said it would appoint new COO in the coming weeks…

Report: BP Relaunches Sale of UK North Sea Fields

Jan 08, 2021

BP has relaunched the sale of stakes in a number of North Sea oilfields it agreed to sell to Premier Oil before the beleaguered company was taken over last year, industry sources said on Thursday.BP originally agreed to sell its interest in…

Malaysia: Petronas Takes over Operatorship of E11 Gas Hub from Shell

Jan 08, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has become the operator of the E11 gas hub, located 130km offshore Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia, effective 1 January 2021.  The E11 hub which has been producing since 1982 under the MLNG Production Sharing…

Petrobras Says 2020 Oil Output Averaged Record 2.28 Million BPD

Jan 07, 2021

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrolero Brasileiro SA produced a record 2.28 million barrels of oil per day on average in 2020, according to a securities filing on Thursday.The combined oil and natural gas output of Petrobras, as the company is known…

Suncor to Record Impairment Charge on White Rose Assets

Jan 07, 2021

Canadian energy company Suncor will record in the fourth quarter of 2020 a non-cash after-tax impairment charge of approximately $425 million on its share of the White Rose asset and West White Rose Project in the Jeanne d’Arc basin off Newfoundland and Labrador…

Swinging Again, Saudi Arabia Sacrifices Market Share to Protect Oil Price

Jan 06, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s announcement that it will reduce oil output by 1 million barrels per day in February and March has boosted prices and helped paper over divisions within the producer alliance, at least temporarily.The unilateral cut, announced on Tuesday…

Petronas: Baram Oil Production to Resume in Q3, after Ship Accident

Jan 06, 2021

Malaysia’s state energy firm Petronas said on Monday it expects to resume full production at its Baram facilities, off the state of Sarawak on Borneo island, in the third quarter after halting output in October following an accident.Petronas…

Russia: Sakhalin Energy Sets LNG Output Record

Jan 06, 2021

Sakhalin Energy, an international consortium operating an offshore gas-fed LNG plant in eastern Russia, set a record for LNG production in 2020.Sakhalin Energy said Wednesday that it had in 2020 produced and shipped a record amount of liquefied natural gas (LNG): 178…

Petronas, T7's Tanjung Offshore Ink Offshore Platform Deal

Jan 05, 2021

Malaysian oil company Petronas Carigali has awarded Tanjung Offshore a contract for the provision of a mobile offshore production unit.Tanjong offshore will be responsible for the provision, operation, maintenance, of the offshore platform, as part of Bayan Redevelopment Project Gas Phase 2…

Russian Annual Oil Production Drops for the First Time Since 2008

Jan 04, 2021

Oil production in Russia declined last year for the first time since 2008 and reached its lowest level since 2011 following a global deal to cut output and sluggish demand caused by the coronavirus, statistics showed on Saturday.Russian oil and gas condensate output declined to 10…

Maersk Inspirer Rig Towed to Yme Offshore Field, OKEA Says

Jan 04, 2021

Maersk Drilling's Maersk Inspirer jack-up rig, converted to a production platform, has been towed to the Repsol-operated Yme oil field in the North Sea, offshore Norway, OKEA, a partner in the field said Monday.'OKEA pleased to announce…

Eni Extends Abo FPSO Contract

Jan 04, 2021

Italian oil company Eni has extended the contract for BW Offshore's Abo Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel.BW Offshore, the owner of the FPSO, said Monday it had signed the extension with Eni's subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration…

Azerbaijan Starts Gas Exports to Europe

Jan 04, 2021

Azerbaijan has started commercial natural gas supplies to Europe via the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the energy ministry said on Thursday, beginning its push into the lucrative energy market dominated by Russia.The project has the backing…

SSE Sells North Sea Gas Fields to Viaro Energy. Focuses on Renewables

Dec 30, 2020

Scotland-based energy company SSE plc has agreed to sell all of its interests in its portfolio of gas exploration and production (E&P) assets to Viaro Energy for a total consideration of up to £120 million (around $160 million). The diverse…

Enquest, Qualimar to Remove Northern Producer Platform in 2021

Dec 30, 2020

Oil and gas company Enquest, and Qualimar, the owner of the Northern Producer offshore oil platform, have recently applied for approvals to remove the semi-submersible unit from the North Sea fields, as well as for the removal of the related riser systems…

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