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EMGS in Namibia Survey LoI

6 hours ago

Norwegian offshore survey company Electromagnetic Geoservices has signed a letter of intent with a minimum value of $3.6 million from an undisclosed client for a survey offshore Namibia.Under the terms of the pending data licensing agreement…

Sonangol to Start Asset Sale in April

8 hours ago

Angolan state oil company Sonangol will begin in April to sell its stakes in several private firms, chair Sebastiao Gaspar Martins said, as part of a government bid to privatize key state assets including parts of Sonangol itself by 2022. The…

Exxon Taps Ocean Infinity to Survey the Stabroek Block

9 hours ago

Subsea marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said it has been awarded a contract with ExxonMobil, for high-resolution autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical and geotechnical data acquisition within the promising Stabroek block offshore Guyana…

Saipem Dismisses 'False Rumors' on Virus-Infected Person in Nigeria Office

9 hours ago

Italian oilfield services provider Saipem on Friday issued a statement dismissing reports that a coronavirus infected person had entered its office in Nigeria.In a brief statement on social media, Saipem said: 'Saipem informs that the news that…

Schlumberger to Delist from London Stock Exchange

12 hours ago

Oilfield services behemoth Schlumberger plans to delist from the London Stock Exchange citing low trading volumes.The company said Friday its Board of Directors had in January 2020 approved the cancellation of the listing of the company's common…

Yinson: Abigail-Joseph FPSO Sets Sail for Nigeria. First Oil in May

12 hours ago

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has informed that its FPSO Abigail-Joseph has set sail from Singapore to Nigeria, where it will be deployed at First E&P offshore oil fields.The FPSO, previously named Allan, has recently been upgraded by Keppel in Singapore…

IOG, CalEnergy in Further Harvey Farm-In Talks After Option Lapses

13 hours ago

UK-focused oil firm Independent Oil and Gas has said that it remains in talks with CalEnergy over the latter's participation in IOG's North Sea blocks.Namely, CalEnergy Resources, part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, had an option to acquire a…

Energean Buys Total's Share in Greek Offshore Block

14 hours ago

Greek oil company Energean Oil and Gas has signed a deal to buy Total’s stake in Block 2, offshore Western Greece.Energean said the acquisition would provide material exploration opportunities in its core area of the Eastern Mediterranean with limited financialexposure…

Eni Pledges to Cut GHG Emissions by 80%

14 hours ago

Italian energy group Eni on Friday pledged to shrink its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% in one of the industry's most ambitious clean-up drives, just weeks before a decision on its chief executive's future. In its new business plan, Eni said its oil and gas production - forecast to grow 3…

Shell's Jack-Up Rig of the Year Award Goes to Maersk Convincer

15 hours ago

Shell has chosen Maersk Convincer as Jack-up Rig of the Year 2019, recognizing the rig’s successful operation offshore Brunei, Maersk Drilling, the owner of the rig said Friday.Maersk Convincer arrived in Brunei In September 2017 to continue operations for Brunei Shell Petroleum…

Operators Could Soon Pay More for FPSOs

Feb 27, 2020

Amid a raft of February orders and near-orders for floating production storage and offloading vessels, or FPSOs, comes a new report suggesting those shipyards and engineers able to piece them together may soon be feeling the strain.'The strong pace of recent orders has a downside…

Endur Saves Endur Industrier

Feb 27, 2020

Norwegian company Endur has struck a deal with the bankruptcy estate to buy back Endur Industrier, a part of the recently bankrupted Endur Energy Solutions.As previously reported, Endur Energy Solutions, a provider of maintenance, modification…

Oil Prices Drop To Lowest In a Year

Feb 27, 2020

Oil prices fell over 2% on Thursday, plunging for a fifth day to their lowest since January 2019 as a rise in new coronavirus cases outside China fuelled fears of a pandemic that could slow the global economy and dent demand for crude.Brent crude was down $1…

Maersk Decom P&A Services for Tullow's Mauritania Wells

Feb 27, 2020

Denmark's Maersk Decom has won a contract for complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania.This is Maersk Decom's first project where the company will provide an end-to-end plugging and abandonment solution under one single contract…

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