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Lukoil's North Caspian Sea Fields Hit Oil Output Milestone

Dec 29, 2020

Russian oil giant Lukoil said Tuesday its cumulative production of oil had exceeded 35 million tonnes at its Yury Korchagin and Vladimir Filanovsky fields in the North Caspian Sea.'Lukoil carried on with these projects in 2020. In particular…

KrisEnergy Brings Online Cambodia's First Offshore Oil Project

Dec 29, 2020

Cambodia has begun extracting its first crude oil from fields in the Gulf of Thailand, in a venture between Singapore's KrisEnergy Ltd and the government, both parties said on Tuesday, bringing an end to years of delays.Prime Minister Hun Sen…

HMDC to Get Financial Support from Gov't for Hibernia Upgrades

Dec 28, 2020

Andrew Furey, Premier of Canadian province Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced financial support for the Hibernia offshore oil and gas project, operated by Exxon-led Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC).HMDC operates the giant Hibernia Oil platform…

Rockhopper Eyes 'Significant monetary damages' in Adriatic Sea Case

Dec 24, 2020

Rockhopper Exploration on Thursday said that a ruling on its arbitration against Italy over Ombrina Mare offshore field in the Adriatic Sea could be expected in early 2021, adding it expects to receive 'significant monetary damages.'The company…

Wison's FLNG Designs Get ABS AiP

Dec 24, 2020

Wison Offshore and Marine's standardized 1.3MTPA and 3.0MTPA floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) designs have received Approval in Principle from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).ABS Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, Patrick Janssens…

Woodside Wraps Buy of Cairn's Interests Offshore Senegal

Dec 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside Energy has completed the acquisition of Cairn's stake in Senegal's Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore, and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture, developing the Sangomar offshore oil field.As previously reported…

Brazil: Enauta Takes Ownership of Atlanta Offshore Field, as Barra Exits

Dec 22, 2020

Brazilian oil company Enauta has agreed to take full ownership of the working interest in Block BS-4, offshore Brazil, where the producing Atlanta field is located.The company, previously known as Quireoz Galvao, opted to take over an additional…

Equinor, Partners to Spend $346M to Boost Recovery Rates from North Sea Field

Dec 22, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has, with its partners, decided to invest around NOK 3 billion (USD345,8 million) to boost recovery from the Statfjord Øst offshore field by 23 million barrels of oil equivalent.Statfjord Øst, sitting in the North Sea…

Weir to Deliver 1,800 Sets of Wellheads and Trees for PTTEP in Gulf of Thailand

Dec 21, 2020

Oilfield equipment supplier Weir Oil & Gas has signed a five-year contract with Thailand's national oil company PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) to supply and install 1,800 sets of wellheads and trees in the Gulf of Thailand. The contract is valued at $70 million…

Norway Approves Neptune's Gjøa Field Expansion

Dec 18, 2020

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved the start-up of a subsea installation with two new wells on the Neptune Energy-operated Gjøa field in the North Sea, off Norway.Neptune Energy estimates the project will add 2.4 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalent (15 million bbls o…

Reliance, BP Start Production from Ultra-Deepwater Gas Field Offshore India

Dec 18, 2020

India's Reliance Industries and the British oil major BP on Friday announced the startup of production from ultra-deepwater gas field R Cluster in block KG D6 off the east coast of India. RIL and BP are developing three deepwater gas projects in block KG D6 – R Cluster…

Aker BP to Develop Gray Seal Discovery via Skarv FPSO

Dec 18, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has decided to develop the Gråsel (Gray Seal) discovery in the Norwegian Sea. Aker BP, with its  Skarv field partners Equinor, Wintershall Dea and PGNiG approved the final investment decision for the Gråsel development on December 17…

Rosneft Finds 'Unique' Gas Field in the Arctic

Dec 16, 2020

Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft has said it has discovered a new 'unique' offshore gas field in the Arctic with total reserves of 514 bcm of gas and 53 million tons of condensate.Rosneft made the discovery at the Vostochno-Prinovozemelsky-2 license area in the Kara Sea…

Aker Solutions to Hook Up Fifth Johan Sverdrup Platform

Dec 16, 2020

Norwegian oilfield services provider Aker Solutions has won a contract for the hook-up of the fifth platform on the Johan Sverdrup field, offshore Norway.According to Equinor, the operator of the field, at peak the contract will provide jobs for around 1…

Husky, Cenovus Shareholders Approve $4.78 Billion Merger Deal

Dec 15, 2020

Cenovus Energy Inc's C$6.07 billion ($4.78 billion)deal to buy Husky Energy Inc was approved by the shareholders of the two companies on Tuesday, creating Canada's No. 3 oil and gas producer in a rapidly consolidating industry.Cenovus said 93%…

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