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Shell Redeploying Workers to Mars Platform in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 10, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is beginning to redeploy staff to its Mars platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said on Thursday, after Hurricane Ida forced the closure of some offshore facilities.Shell had started sending staff this week to its Enchilada/Salsa…

Gulf of Mexico: Equinor's Titan Offshore Platform Still Shut

Sep 10, 2021

Equinor on Friday said production was still down at its Titan oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, which it said had sustained limited damage due to Hurricane Ida.Some 76% of crude production, or 1.39 million barrels per day (bpd), and over 1…

Sembcorp Marine Wins Dorado FPSO FEED Deal with Altera

Sep 10, 2021

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has secured an exclusive contract from floating production firm Altera Infrastructure, to carry out the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) work for an FPSO to be built for Santos' Dorado oil and project offshore Australia…

U.S. Offshore Oil Output Losses Felt Around the World

Sep 10, 2021

Two weeks of losses in U.S. offshore energy production spiraled on Thursday, with prolonged outages from Hurricane Ida leading to oil contract cancellations around the globe. Three-quarters of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production remained offline…

Offshore Operators Face Big Ida Losses as Insurers Trim Cover

Sep 09, 2021

Offshore energy firms are likely to face greater financial losses from Hurricane Ida than from previous storms in the Gulf of Mexico, because of reduced coverage offered by insurers, risk modeling firm RMS said on Thursday.Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to strike the area…

VIDEO: Guyana's Second FPSO Sets Sail from Singapore

Sep 09, 2021

Liza Unity FPSO, set to become Guyana's second offshore production unit, has been completed in Singapore and has set sail towards Guyana.Keppel Shipyard, responsible for the construction and integration of the topside modules with the China…

Shell Starts Redeploying Workers on Gulf of Mexico Platform

Sep 09, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is beginning the redeployment of personnel to its Appomattox platform in the Gulf of Mexico while damage assessments are continuing at its West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility after Hurricane Ida.As of Wednesday, more than three-quarters of the U…

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…

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