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BP's Chief Economist Sees Oil Market Tightening By H2 2023

Apr 18, 2023

The global oil market will likely tighten in the second half of 2023 after the recent decision by OPEC+ to cut oil production, Spencer Dale, BP plc's chief economist said on Tuesday.There is a scope for oil markets to tighten a little bit in case China's oil demand and its overall economy recovers…

Shell's North Sea Field Restarts Production after Major FPSO Upgrades

Apr 18, 2023

Oil major Shell said Tuesday it had completed the restart of operations at the Pierce field in the UK North Sea.The Pierce field lies around 165 miles (265km) east of Aberdeen, Scotland, in water depths of around 262 feet (85m). It was discovered in 1975…

Equinor Starts Production from Bauge Offshore Field

Apr 17, 2023

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor said Monday that production had started from the Bauge subsea field in the Norwegian Sea. Bauge is tied back to the recently upgraded Njord platform. Recoverable reserves in Bauge are estimated at 50 million barrels of oil equivalent…

Qatar Energy Lifts June Al-Shaheen Term Price - Traders

Apr 14, 2023

Qatar Energy set the term price for cargoes of al-Shaheen oil loading in June at a higher level than for May, indicating stronger demand for crude for the summer amid tightening supply after producers agreed to cut output. Qatar set the price for June cargoes at a premium of about $2…

ADNOC Drilling to Provide Drilling Services for ADNOC's Largest Producing Offshore Field

Apr 14, 2023

ADNOC Drilling has won a five-year contract for the provision of Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) totaling $412 million from ADNOC Offshore starting in the second quarter of 2023.ADNOC Drilling will provide IDS for the development of the Upper Zakum field…

Angola Expects Oil Output to Increase Next Year

Apr 13, 2023

Angola expects its oil production to temporarily increase next year on the back of recent private investments in the sector, but output will remain below 1.5 million barrels per day, its finance minister told Reuters on Thursday.Beyond next year…

TotalEnergies to Weigh Bid for Neptune Energy, Bloomberg News Says

Apr 13, 2023

TotalEnergies is considering a bid for private equity-backed gas and oil producer Neptune Energy Group, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The French company is among the suitors that have held early-stage talks with Neptune…

VIDEO: BP's First New Platform in U.S. Gulf of Mexico Since 2008 Starts Production

Apr 13, 2023

Oil major BP has started oil production at its Argos offshore platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.With a gross production capacity of up to 140,000 barrels of oil per day, Argos is BP’s fifth platform in the Gulf of Mexico and the…

N-Sea to Install Subsea Power Cable between Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm and N05-A Offshore Platform

Apr 13, 2023

The Dutch oil and gas company ONE-Dyas has awarded subsea services firm N-Sea a contract to install a subsea power cable between the Riffgat offshore wind farm and the new to be built N05-A gas production platform in the Dutch North Sea.N-Sea's scope comprises of survey…

ConocoPhillips Raises Emission Reduction Targets, Expects $10B in Annual Spending

Apr 12, 2023

U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips on Wednesday unveiled a 10-year plan that raised its targets for greenhouse gas reductions and put its annual capital expenditure at about $10 billion on average, ahead of an investor meeting.Houston-based ConocoPhillips…

Trinity Shuts Production from Trintes Field after Offshore Platform Fire

Apr 12, 2023

Oil and gas company Trinity Exploration & Production said Wednesday that a generator-related fire occurred on its Bravo Platform in the Trintes Field, in the Galeota Block, offshore east coast Trinidad at around 21:15 local time.'Production from the Bravo platform was halted…

Wärtsilä to Provide 24/7 Crew for Power Modules on FPSO in Brazil

Apr 12, 2023

Finland-based marine equipment and technology provider Wärtsilä said Wednesday it would operate the power modules onboard an FPSO vessel in Brazil on behalf of the owner 3R Petroleum. The vessel operates in the Papa Terra oilfield offshore Brazil…

Gallery: Third FPSO Arrives in Guyana's Stabroek Block

Apr 11, 2023

Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore on Tuesday announced the arrival of the FPSO Prosperity at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.The FPSO traveled just over 11,000 nautical miles – or just over 20,000 kilometers - from Singapore to Guyana in just under 50 days…

Kazakhstan Takes Oil Majors to Arbitration Over Costs

Apr 11, 2023

Kazakhstan has started arbitration proceedings against companies developing its Kashagan and Karachaganak oilfields over $13 billion and $3.5 billion, respectively, in costs deducted as part of profit-sharing deals, its energy minister said on Tuesday…

BW Energy Achieves First Oil at Hibiscus/Ruche Development off Gabon

Apr 10, 2023

BW Energy on Monday announced it has achieved first oil from the Hibiscus / Ruche Phase 1 development in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon.'Production performance from the first well has been in line with expectations and is currently stabilized at approximately 6…

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