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ExxonMobil Finds Oil at Pinktail Well, Offshore Guyana

Sep 09, 2021

U.S. oil firm ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery offshore Guyana, this time at Pinktail prospect in the prolific Stabroek Block.The Pinktail well, ExxonMobil said, encountered 220 feet (67 meters) of net pay in high-quality hydrocarbon…

Horisont Energi, Equinor, and Vår Energi Team Up in Blue Ammonia Project in Barents Sea

Sep 09, 2021

Norwegian carbon tech company Horisont Energi has signed a cooperation agreement with oil firms Equinor and Vår Energi for the development of Barents Blue, Europe's first large-scale production facility for blue ammonia.Bjørgulf Haukelidsæter Eidesen…

Cenovus Shuffles Terra Nova, White Rose Offshore Field Interests

Sep 09, 2021

Cenovus Energy Inc has entered into agreements with its partners in the Atlantic region to restructure the company's working interests in the Terra Nova and White Rose projects, the oil and gas producer said on Wednesday.The deals will raise…

Petrobras Looking to Sell Uruguá and Tambaú Fields in Brazil

Sep 08, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is looking to sell its stake in the Uruguá and Tambaú field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.The company on Wednesday launched the opportunity disclosure stage, a so called teaser, for the potential sale of the…

Oxy Says Seven of Its Ten Offshore Oil Platforms in U.S. Gulf of Mexico Still Offline

Sep 08, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday said in a securities filing seven of its 10 offshore oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remain offline since Hurricane Ida.Hurricane Ida tore through the Gulf of Mexico late last month…

U.S. Oil Losses from Hurricane Ida Among Worst Since 2005

Sep 08, 2021

Hurricane Ida's damage to U.S. offshore energy production makes it one of the most costly since back-to-back storms in 2005 cut output for months, according to the latest data and historical records.Ida's 150 mile-per-hour (240 kph) winds cut…

Oil Prices Rise as Gulf of Mexico Producers Struggle to Restart Platforms after Ida

Sep 08, 2021

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, paring overnight losses, with producers in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico struggling to restart operations nine days after Hurricane Ida swept through.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 27 cents, or 0…

Delta Offshore Energy's Vietnam Project Gets Environmental Approval

Sep 08, 2021

Delta Offshore Energy said Tuesday it had secured the environmental approval for the LNG to Power Project, the 3.2 GW power plant, and LNG Terminal in Bac Lieu, Vietnam.'Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an extremely important key regulatory…

Saudi Aramco Unit Wins Guyana Oil Tender

Sep 08, 2021

Guyana awarded a unit of Saudi Aramco a tender to purchase a portion of the country's oil production, and the two parties will likely enter into a one-year marketing deal, an official said on Tuesday.The South American country last month received…

Aquaterra Energy to Deliver Multiple Offshore Platforms for 'Supermajor' in Angola

Sep 07, 2021

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has signed an engineering and design service agreement with an unnamed 'supermajor' to deliver multiple offshore platforms over a three-year period. The platforms, of Aquaterra Energy's Sea Swift design…

Over 80% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Output Still Offline

Sep 07, 2021

More than 80% of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in after Hurricane Ida, a U.S. regulator said on Monday, more than a week after the storm made landfall and hit critical infrastructure in the region.Energy companies have been…

Enauta's Atlanta Field Suffers Another Pumping System Setback

Sep 06, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Enauta is again experiencing problems with the pump system at its Atlanta field offshore Brazil, with output from one well now interrupted.Enauta said that the output interruption occurred on Sunday, September 5. 'At this moment…

Wintershall Dea Wraps Begknapp Appraisal Drilling. Eyes Tie-back to Nearby Platforms (Norway)

Sep 06, 2021

Oil and gas firm Wintershall Dea has completed the drilling of an appraisal well on the Bergknapp oil discovery in the Norwegian Sea.Wintershall Dea made the Bergknam discovery in April 2020, using Saipem's Scarabeo 8 offshore drilling rig.The…

U.S. Offshore Oil Output Still Mostly Down a Week after Hurricane Ida

Sep 06, 2021

Damage to oil production facilities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico kept output largely halted on Sunday, a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall, according to offshore regulator the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).Energy companies…

Insurers Bracing for $1B Hit from Hurricane Ida Damage to Offshore Facilities

Sep 03, 2021

Insurers are bracing for a hit of about $1 billion from physical damage to offshore rigs and structures from Hurricane Ida, according to preliminary estimates from U.S. property data and analytics company CoreLogic.The estimate did not include…

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