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Aussie Court Halts Santos' Barossa Pipeline Near Tiwi Islands

Nov 15, 2023

Santos was told by a court on Wednesday to halt its pipeline project around 70 kilometers north of the Tiwi Islands pending a final ruling, although it was allowed to begin laying gas pipelines for a section of its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project…

Tullow Oil Trims 2023 Output Forecast Again over Ghana Oilfield Delays

Nov 15, 2023

West Africa-focused Tullow Oil on Wednesday trimmed its 2023 production forecast for a second time, mainly due to delays in Jubilee oilfield's southeast extension off Ghana.In September, the London-listed company had reduced the upper end of its production guidance for the year to 58…

ExxonMobil Brings Online Third FPSO Offshore Guyana

Nov 14, 2023

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said Tuesday it had started production at Payara, Guyana’s third offshore oil development on the Stabroek Block, bringing total production capacity in Guyana to approximately 620,000 barrels per day. The company's third FPSO…

Ahead of Schedule: ExxonMobil Guyana Takes Ownership of FPSO Liza Unity from SBM Offshore

Nov 10, 2023

Dutch FPSO leasing firm SBM Offshore and ExxonMobil Guyana Limited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, have completed the transaction related to the purchase of FPSO Liza Unity, a few months ahead of the end of the maximum lease term, in February 2024…

Barossa Project: BW Offshore's Massive FPSO Hull Sets Sail for Singapore

Nov 09, 2023

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore said Thursday that the hull of BW Opal, one of the largest FPSO hulls ever built and destined for Santos' Barossa gas project in Australia, had set sail from a yard in South Korea and was en route to Singapore for topside integration…

Suncor Tops Profit Estimates on Strong Refining Margins

Nov 09, 2023

Canada's Suncor Energy beat market estimates for third-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strong refining margins and higher sales volumes from its oil sands operations. Demand for refined products remained stable during the quarter after…

SBM Offshore Upgrades Annual Revenue, Profit Outlook after ExxonMobil FPSO Sale

Nov 09, 2023

Dutch oil and gas services company SBM Offshore on Thursday upgraded its full-year revenue and core profit targets after ExxonMobil exercised its purchase option for a project in Guyana.The Amsterdam-based company now aims for a directional revenue of $4…

Shell Sues Greenpeace for Boarding Penguins FPSO While in Transit

Nov 09, 2023

Shell is suing Greenpeace for $2.1 million in damages after the environmental group's activists boarded the company's oil production vessel in transit at sea this year, according to Greenpeace and a document seen by Reuters.The British oil and gas major filed the claim in London's High Court…

ABS Approves New FPSO Newbuild Hull Design Concept

Nov 08, 2023

Classification society ABS announced it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for a the Sterling Streamline, a next generation concept design for large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) newbuild hulls from India's Shapoorji Pallonji Energy (SPE)…

Equinor Prepares Sale of Rosebank Oilfield Stake

Nov 07, 2023

Equinor is preparing to sell a 20% stake in its Rosebank oil development in the British North Sea, which could fetch about $1.5 billion, two industry sources said.The Norwegian energy giant is seeking to sell a quarter of its 80% stake in the project…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project Start-Up Could Slide to Q2 2024, Kosmos Energy Says

Nov 07, 2023

Kosmos Energy said on Monday that the start-up of the BP-operated  Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas project offshore Senegal and Mauritania could slip into the second quarter of 2024.BP last week said that the project was 90% complete and is expected to start production in the first quarter…

Light Structures to Provide Hull Monitoring Systems for Two Brazil-bound FPSOs

Nov 03, 2023

Light Structures, a supplier of fiber optic condition monitoring systems based on Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) technology, has secured two contracts with China's YANTAI CIMC Raffles Offshore.Under the contracts, Light Structures will deliver SENSFIB…

DNV Grants Stamp of Approval to SBM Offshore and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Carbon Capture Solution for FPSOs

Oct 31, 2023

Classification society DNV has issued a statement of qualified technology to SBM Offshore for its carbon capture plant or CO2 capture solution for FPSOs developed in partnership with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The statement verifies that the…

Subsea Tie-backs: Serica Energy Eyes Redevelopment of Kyle Offshore Field

Oct 31, 2023

UK-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy said Tuesday its subsidiary Tailwind Energy Chinook Limited had been awarded an offshore license in the UKCS 33rd Offshore Licensing Round. Tailwind Energy has secured a 100% stake in the UK  block 29/2a…

Shapoorji Pallonji Energy Secures ABS AiP for Next-Gen FPSO Hull Design

Oct 30, 2023

Shapoorji Pallonji Energy Pvt Ltd (SP Energy) said Monday it had obtained a Class Approval-in-Principle for the Concept and Design Basis of its FPSO Newbuild Hull from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). SP Energy has been working on the concept design of ‘STERLING STREAMLINE’…

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