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Hurricane Ida: Some 95% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Output Still Shut

Aug 31, 2021

Oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday remained largely halted in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, with 1.72 million barrels of output suspended, according to offshore regulator the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)…

Pemex Restarts Output Suspended Due to Offshore platform Fire

Aug 31, 2021

Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said on Monday that it has resumed 421,000 barrels per day in oil production and brought back online 125 wells following a deadly fire at an offshore platform on Aug. 22.The accident in the…

INEOS Buys Hess' Denmark Assets for $150M

Aug 30, 2021

INEOS E&P has completed the acquisition of Hess' subsidiary Hess Denmark for $150 million. Hess will use the proceeds to fund its projects in Guyana.With the acquisition, first announced in March, INEOS has become the owner of 61.5% of the Hess-operated Syd Arne oil field…

Spirit Energy to Decommission Another North Sea Oil Field

Aug 30, 2021

UK-based oil firm Spirit Energy is set to decommission another oil field in the UK North Sea.Just days after receiving approval for the decommissioning plan for its Ensign field, Spirit Energy said Monday it would file a decommissioning program for its Chestnut field in the Central North Sea…

Rex Gets Hold of Two Small Oil Fields Offshore Malaysia

Aug 30, 2021

Oil and gas companies Rex International and Duta Marine have been awarded rights to operate the Rhu-Ara and Diwangsa clusters offshore Malaysia.  Petronas signed the two Small Field Asset (SFA) Production Sharing Contracts with the two companies…

Hurricane Ida's Fury Cuts Deep into U.S. Oil Output, Gasoline Supplies

Aug 30, 2021

Hurricane Ida pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast energy suppliers, knocking out most of the region's offshore wells and nearly half its motor fuel production and drove prices broadly higher.The storm crashed on Sunday into the Louisiana coast, tearing through U…

Malaysia: Shell to Develop Timi Field with Solar, Wind-powered Platform

Aug 30, 2021

Shell's Malaysian subsidiary Sarawak Shell Berhad has made a final investment decision (FID) on the Timi gas development, offshore Sarawak, in Malaysia. The Timi development will feature Shell Sarawak Berhad's first wellhead platform in Malaysia…

Hurricane Ida: All Workers Safe on Noble Corp. GoM Drillship Trio

Aug 30, 2021

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation said Sunday that all workers aboard three of its drillships in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico were safe and accounted for following Hurricane Ida, with one of the three rigs experiencing hurricane-force conditions…

Equinor Brings Online 'Highly Profitable' Troll Phase 3

Aug 30, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor said Monday it had brought online one of its most profitable projects ever, Troll phase 3 project in the North Sea, offshore Norway. Production started on Friday, August 27, at 9.25 pm.According to Equinor, the project…

Hurricane Ida Shuts 96% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output

Aug 29, 2021

Energy firms on Sunday had suspended 1.74 million barrels per day of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), as Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 storm…

Petronas Swings to 2Q Profit. CEO Says Oil Market Recovery 'Fragile'

Aug 27, 2021

Malaysian state energy giant Petronas announced a flip to a second-quarter profit on Friday on the back of a recovery in prices and demand, but said it will be a 'long, drawn out process' before the industry returns to pre-pandemic levels.Petronas…

Oil Firms Race to Complete Gulf of Mexico Evacuations as Major Storm Approaches

Aug 27, 2021

U.S. oil and gas companies on Friday raced to complete evacuations from offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms as Tropical Storm Ida advanced towards oilfields that provide 17% of the nation's oil production.The storm early Friday was about 50 miles…

Cambodia's Oil Export Ambitions Sink with "Stolen" Tanker Standoff

Aug 27, 2021

When Cambodian officials commemorated the start of the country's first oil project in June by preserving the first drops of production at a high-profile ceremony, they heralded the country's emergence as a budding oil exporter at the heart of Asia…

Near-term Outlook for Deepwater Floating Production Systems is Excellent

Aug 27, 2021

Near-term prospects for the deepwater sector are excellent. That’s the conclusion of an in-depth market analysis of the floating production market just completed by IMA/WER in the August 2021 Floating Production Systems Report.Asked what is driving the positive sentiment…

Woodside, Oil Majors, Work to Overturn $723M Timor Sea Field Decommissioning Levy

Aug 27, 2021

Woodside Petroleum said on Friday it is working with other companies on a plan to replace a proposed Australian government levy that would make offshore producers pay for the clean up of an abandoned oilfield in the Timor Sea.The government…

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