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Petrobras Considers LNG Units for Pre-salt's Natural Gas

Jul 06, 2020

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras is considering installing offshore units to liquefy the growing natural gas production from the so-called pre-salt area, the company's emissions and climate change manager said during a webinar on Friday…

MAN Compressors for Yinson's Brazil-bound FPSO

Jul 02, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will deliver six compressor trains for Yinson's FPSO being built for deployment in Brazil.For the FPSO named Anna Nery, MAN Energy Solutions will deliver four RB-type centrifugal-compressor trains for gas production and export…

Armed Group Attacks FPSO, Kidnaps Crew in Nigeria

Jul 02, 2020

The article has been updated to include a statement by BW Offshore who confirmed the attack on its FPSO and the kidnapping of several crew members.Pirates on Thursday attacked BW Offshore's Sendje Berge FPSO and kidnapped several crewmembers…

SBM Offshore Secures $600M Loan for FPSO Sepetiba Construction

Jul 01, 2020

Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore has closed a US$600 million bridge loan facility for the financing of the construction of FPSO Sepetiba (formerly known as Mero 2) destined for deployment in Brazil with Petrobras.SBM Offshore said the loan was…

Exmar Slams 'Unlawful' Tango FLNG Force Majeure by YPF

Jun 26, 2020

Argentinian energy company YPF has sent a force majeure notice to Belgium shipowner Exmar, saying it is unable to pay for the charter of the Tango FLNG unit due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.According to Exmar, YPF claims that effects…

Petrobras Starts Production at Atapu

Jun 25, 2020

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday that it has commenced oil and gas production at the Atapu well in the eastern portion of the country's massive Santos basin.Petrobras, as the company is known, is operating the well with the P-70 floating production…

Belov Engenharia Orders Four Saab Seaeye ROVs

Jun 24, 2020

Four Saab Seaeye 3000m rated electric Leopard work vehicles have been ordered by Belov Engenharia for Petrobras operations in Brazil.“The Leopard was chosen for its compact size to power ratio,” says Belov’s Director of Operations, André Weber Carneiro…

Husky Spills Anti-microbial Agent from SeaRose FPSO

Jun 22, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy last week accidentally spilled 1098 liters of an anti-microbial agent from its SeaRose FPSO, located in the Atlantic Ocean, 350 kilometers to the southeast of St. John’s. The incident happened on Thursday morning…

Guyana: ExxonMobil Ramps Liza Output Back Up after Gas Compressor Issues Fixed

Jun 22, 2020

Exxon Mobil Corp has restored crude output at its nascent project off Guyana's coast after addressing problems with gas reinjection equipment, the South American country's environmental regulator said on Friday.Output at the offshore Liza field…

Exxon Cuts Guyana Crude Output to Avoid Gas Flaring

Jun 15, 2020

ExxonMobil Corp has reduced crude output at its nascent project off Guyana's coast due to problems with gas reinjection equipment, a move meant to avoid excessive gas flaring, the South American country's environmental regulator said on Monday…

AF Gruppen to Dismantle Curlew FPSO

Jun 15, 2020

Oil company Shell has awarded Norway's AF Gruppen a contract for the dismantling and recycling of the Curlew FPSO.The Curlew is an FPSO which was deployed at the Curlew field in the UK North Sea in 1997, approximately 210km east of the Aberdeenshire coastline…

VIDEO: Drone Inspects FPSO Tank. It Could Soon Do It On Its Own

Jun 09, 2020

Autonomous drones could soon be used for tank inspections on offshore installations, with data immediately analyzed by AI. This would boost safety and cut costs, as the need for scaffolding, and for technicians climbing on an into tanks for inspection would be eliminated…

Four-month Extension for BW Offshore FPSO in Brazil

Jun 08, 2020

BW Offshore has received a notice from Petrobras extending the lease and operation agreement of BW Cidade de São Vicente with 120 days. With the extension, the contract is now set to expire on October 9, 2020.BW Offshore has started planning…

Energean Power FPSO Topside Installation Work Kicks Off

Jun 08, 2020

Work on Energean's Energean Power FPSO in Singapore has begun as Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard, Singapore, reopened on June 2, after the COVID-19 lockdown.The FPSO hull arrived from China in April for topside integration works in Singapore…

Down But Not Out: Aker Energy Committed to Developing Ghana Offshore Oil Field Despite Delay

Jun 05, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy, which operates the Pecan offshore oil field development offshore Ghana, is not giving up on the project, despite having recently delayed a Final Investment Decision 'indefinitely' due to the plunge in oil prices…

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