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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…

BSOG Project a Litmus Test for Romanian Offshore Gas Investments

Sep 03, 2021

Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG) is pressing ahead to be the first company to tap Romania's offshore gas fields despite a disputed tax that has stymied other projects, but if the levy remains it could impact its operations in the country, its chief executive said…

McDermott Installs Offshore Platform in Vietnam

Sep 03, 2021

Offshore installation firm McDermott has completed the transportation and installation of a central processing platform jacket, wellhead service deck, and conducted topside floatover as part of an Idemitsu-operated offshore project in Vietnam…

Serica Energy Names CFO. Brings Online North Sea Well

Sep 03, 2021

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy has appointed Andy Bell as Chief Financial Officer and a director of the company.Bell, 69, joined Serica in 2017 as VP Finance after previously providing financial consultancy services to Serica…

Hurricane Ida: Shell's Offshore Platform Damaged

Sep 03, 2021

Oil major Shell said Thursday its U.S. Gulf of Mexico West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities had been damaged by Hurricane Ida.Shell observed damage during a flyover of its assets in the path of Hurricane Ida.'When it is safe to do so,…

Uneven Recovery for U.S. Offshore Oil & Gas Output After Ida

Sep 03, 2021

- U.S. Gulf Coast energy companies on Friday advanced the recovery from Hurricane Ida on a few fronts, but slipped elsewhere as lack of crews, power and fuel reversed earlier production gains.Ports were reopening and some pipelines restarted as companies completed post-storm evaluations…

Petrobras Exits Lapa Offshore Oil Field

Sep 02, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has sold its remaining stake in the Lapa offshore oil field in Brazil's Santos Basin to the French oil firm TotalEnergies.The Brazilian national oil company said Wednesday said that the deal was concluded with the payment of $49…

Lundin Gets Nod to Start Up North Sea Field

Sep 02, 2021

Swedish oil and gas firm Lundin Petroleum has received approval from the Norwegian authorities to start up its Solveig field in the North Sea. offshore Norway.Expected to start production this autumn, Solveig will produce from subsea production facilities tied into the Edvard Grieg field…

EnQuest Lowers Output Guidance on Magnus Field Declines

Sep 02, 2021

Oil producer EnQuest on Thursday warned that annual output would be at the lower end of its previously forecast range, primarily owing to declines at its Magnus field in the UK North Sea, sending its shares down more than 7%.Production activity…

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