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Gulf of Mexico: LLOG Finds More Oil at Spruance. Eyes Tieback to EnVen's Platform

Oct 27, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico focused oil company LLOG on Monday reported 'continued successful drilling results' at its Spruance offshore discovery, as well as the finalization of development plans for the field. The Spruance discovery is located in…

U.S. Offshore Oil Workers Flee from Rigs as Another Storm Heads for Gulf of Mexico

Oct 26, 2020

Oil producers on Monday were evacuating offshore production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as the 27th named storm of the season strengthened overnight and looked likely to threaten the United States as a hurricane.BP, BHP Group Ltd, Chevron Corp…

Saudi Energy Minister: We Should Look at All Options to Cut Emissions, Not Get Rid of Oil, Gas

Oct 26, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Monday the world should be looking at all options to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases in its fight against climate change, but that getting rid of oil and gas would be 'far-fetched and unrealistic'…

Chevron Bets on Middle East Gas Riches and Reconciliation

Oct 26, 2020

After years of focusing on U.S. shale, Chevron Corp is staking its natural gas future on the Middle East, a volatile and divided region where energy majors have long tread warily.CEO Michael Wirth's pivot away from home is underpinned by a bet…

Egypt: BP Brings Online Qattameya Offshore Gas Field

Oct 26, 2020

Oil and gas major BP has started gas production from its Qattameya gas field in the East Nile Delta offshore Egypt.The field, discovered in 2017 and located in the North Damietta offshore concession, is ‎expected to produce up to 50 million cubic feet of gas per day…

BP Leads New UK North Sea CCS Consortium

Oct 26, 2020

Oil major BP said Monday it had, together with Eni, Equinor, Shell, Total, and National Grid, formed a partnership to develop offshore carbon dioxide ‎‎(CO2) transport and storage infrastructure in the UK North Sea.'This ‎infrastructure will…

Canada: Cenovus Energy to Buy Rival Husky Energy in $2.9B Deal

Oct 25, 2020

Cenovus Energy Inc has agreed to buy rival Husky Energy Inc in an all-stock deal valued at C$3.8 billion ($2.9 billion) to create Canada's No. 3 oil and gas producer, as a pandemic-driven collapse in demand forces the industry to consolidate…

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

BW Offshore Liquidates Subsidiary after FPSO Stuck in New Zealand for Months

Oct 23, 2020

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing specialist BW Offshore is liquidating its New Zealand subsidiary operating the FPSO Umuroa, stuck in New Zealand for months after the termination of the charter and the liquidation of its client Tamarind Resource. Tamarind…

Brazil: Karoon Gets ANP Approval to Take Over Bauna Field

Oct 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy said Friday that the Brazilian national oil regulator ANP had approved, with conditions, Karoon's acquisition of the Bauna offshore field from Petrobras.The field is located in shallow waters in the Santos Basin in concession BM-S-40…

Petrobras Boosts Output Forecast

Oct 22, 2020

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday that 2020 production should exceed previously disclosed estimates, as the firm ramps up production at some of its most prolific offshore oilfields.Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known…

Australia: Santos 3Q Revenue Drops on Lower Gas Prices

Oct 22, 2020

Australia’s Santos Ltd said on Thursday third-quarter revenue slid nearly 23%, hit by a drop in realized gas prices because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The country’s no. 2 independent gas producer said sales revenue came in at $797 million for the quarter ended September…

CNOOC: Production Starts from Bozhong 19-6 Offshore Field

Oct 22, 2020

China's CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development project in the Bohai Bay, offshore China.That Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development is located in the central Bohai with an average water depth of approximately 23 meters…

Production Starts from Talos' Bulleit Field in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 20, 2020

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has started producing oil from its Bulleit field, in the Green Canyon 21 block in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The news of the production startup from the field sitting in 365 meters water depth was shared on Monday by Talos' partner in the block…

Russia, Saudi Arabia Discuss Volatile Oil Market

Oct 19, 2020

The world's two largest oil exporters, Russia and Saudi Arabia, are in talks on how to support volatile oil markets, the Kremlin said on Monday as rising coronavirus infections worldwide curb fuel demand.An OPEC+ ministerial monitoring committee…

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