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Brazil: Petrobras, Equinor Start Production from Two Offshore Wells under Roncador IOR Project

Apr 20, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has brought online the first two wells of the increased oil recovery (IOR) project at Roncador project offshore Brazil, almost five months ahead of schedule and at half of the planned cost, Equinor, Petrobras' partner in the project…

Siemens Energy Turbomachinery Package for Petrobras' P-78 FPSO

Apr 18, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has recently ordered the topsides turbomachinery package from Siemens Energy for the P-78 FPSO.The FPSO is owned and operated by Brazil-based Petrobras in partnership with Chinese CNOOC and CNODC and will operate in the Búzios Field of the Santos Basin…

Eni Offloads First Cargo from Miamte FPSO in Mexico

Apr 14, 2022

Italian oil company Eni has offloaded and exported first cargo from the Miamte FPSO, offshore Mexico, following the production start-up in February.The FPSO, supplied by Japan's MODEC, operates at the Miztón, Amoca, and Tecoalli fields in Area 1…

MTC, Partners Win Bid to Supply FPSO for Medco's Project Offshore Indonesia

Apr 13, 2022

Malaysian engineering company MTC has said it has, as part of a consortium, secured the bid to deliver an FPSO for Medco Energi's Forel field in South Natuna Block B, offshore Indonesia. A consortium consisting of MTC Engineering, PT Hanochem Tiaka Samudera…

Engineering Firm Wood Lands Work on Woodside's Sangomar FPSO Project

Apr 12, 2022

Australian oil and gas company has hired engineering firm Wood for work on the Sangomar FPSO development, located 100km south of Dakar, Senegal.The Sangomar FPSO is designed for the processing of hydrocarbons and the storage of oil from Senegal's first offshore oil development…

VIDEO: Johan Castberg FPSO Arrives in Norway

Apr 11, 2022

The Johan Castberg FPSO arrived in Norway on Friday onboard the world’s largest transport vessel Boka Vanguard owned by Boskalis.The vessel reached Norway after a long journey from Singapore, where it was built by Sembcorp Marine. The vessel departed Singapore in mid-February…

Canada Approves Equinor's $12B Bay du Nord Offshore Oil Project

Apr 07, 2022

The Canadian government on Wednesday approved a $12 billion offshore oil project proposed by Norway's Equinor, after an environmental assessment concluded it would not cause significant adverse effects.The Bay du Nord project would involve building…

VIDEO: Boskalis' Boka Vanguard Carrying Johan Castberg FPSO to Norway

Apr 07, 2022

Dutch marine services contractor Boskalis has shared a video of its BOKA Vanguard semi-submersible heavy transportation vessel carrying the Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO to Norway.In mid-February, the BOKA Vanguard loaded with the 70,000-ton…

SBM Offshore Confirms Giant FPSO Contract Award for Exxon's Yellowtail Project in Guyana

Apr 05, 2022

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company that designs, builds, installs, and operates FPSO units, has confirmed the receipt of a firm order from ExxonMobil for the fourth and largest FPSO to be deployed offshore Guyana.The FPSO will be designed to produce 250…

Short-term Extension for Espoir Ivorien FPSO in Ivory Coast

Apr 04, 2022

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has entered into a short-term contract extension for the Espoir Ivoirien FPSO, moored offshore Ivory Coast.The vessel's firm contract with CNR is scheduled to expire in 2022, but there are extension…

ExxonMobil Sanctions Fourth and Largest Oil Project Off Guyana. FPSO to Be Named 'One Guyana'

Apr 04, 2022

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision for its fourth and largest oil field development offshore Guyana - the Yellowtail - after receiving government and regulatory approvals.ExxonMobil said that the Yellowtail project in the Stabroek Block is expected to produce about 250…

Workers Evacuated after Fire Breaks Out on North Sea FPSO

Apr 04, 2022

A fire broke out in a store room at the Petrojarl Foinaven, located at BP's Foinaven field, west of Shetland, on Saturday, prompting an evacuation of non-essential staff, BP has confirmed to Offshore Engineer.'BP is working with [Petrojarl Foinaven]…

ExxonMobil Gets Guyana's Approval for Yellowtail Project

Apr 03, 2022

ExxonMobil Corp on Friday received approval to begin work on its fourth offshore oil project in Guyana from the South American country's Environmental Protection Agency.The permit will allow Exxon to begin construction and operation of its Yellowtail project…

Australian Gov't Awards Northern Endeavour FPSO Decom Deal to Petrofac. Oil Industry to Pay

Apr 01, 2022

The Australian Government has awarded London-listed oilfield services giant Petrofac a contract for Phase 1 of the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour FPSO, offshore W. Australia.Northern Endeavour FPSO is currently moored between the…

Report: PetroRio Close to Buying Petrobras Albacora Leste Offshore Field

Apr 01, 2022

Brazilian oil company PetroRio SA is close to agreeing on terms to purchase the Albacora Leste field from state-run oil company Petrobras, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, though talks around the neighboring Albacora field are proving more complex…

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