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Wah Seong Wins $127M FPSO Topside Module Order

Dec 09, 2022

Wah Seong Corporation's Singapore-based subsidiary, WS Engineering & Fabrication Pte. has won a contract to build FPSO topside modules from Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson.The contract is worth around $127 million.According to Wah Seong, the scope of work of the contract involves engineering…

NewMed, Adarco Sign Deal to Explore for Oil & Gas Offshore Morocco

Dec 06, 2022

Israel-based oil and gas exploration and production company NewMed (ex-Delek Drilling) said Tuesday it had signed agreements to explore for hydrocarbons offshore Morocco.NewMed and Adarco signed agreements for oil and gas exploration and production…

Perenco Finds Oil Offshore Congo

Dec 06, 2022

Oil and gas company Perenco has said it has discovered oil in the Tchibeli North East pre-salt Vandji exploration prospect on the Perenco-operated PNGF Sud license, offshore Congo.Perenco said that good oil and gas shows were recorded on entry into the reservoir…

Yinson, Azule Energy in Angola FPSO Deal

Dec 05, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has agreed to start preliminary activities for the provision of an FPSO for Eni, BP JV in Angola, called Azule Energy.Under the agreement with Azule Energy, Yinson will kick off preliminary activities for the provision…

Capricorn AGM Could Aid Alternative to NewMed Deal, says Palliser

Nov 30, 2022

Capricorn Energy's move to ask shareholders for permission to bolster its options for payouts could pave the way for an alternative to its planned merger with NewMed, top-three Capricorn shareholder Palliser told Reuters. Palliser is one of…

BP Wins Two Offshore Exploration Blocks in Egypt

Nov 30, 2022

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company has awarded BP stakes in two exploration blocks in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt. The Northwest Abu Qir Offshore Area - in which BP, as the operator, holds 82.75% and Wintershall-Dea holds 17…

Sangomar FPSO Gears Up for Topside Integration as Construction Phase Completed

Nov 29, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside on Tuesday announced the completion of the construction phase for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility which will be deployed at the Sangomar field offshore Senegal. This will be Senegal's first offshore oil production unit…

Exxon to Exit Equatorial Guinea

Nov 29, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea and leave the West African country after its license expires in 2026, two sources close to the matter told Reuters. The departure reflects a wider move by major oil producers…

Europa Gives Up Block Offshore Morocco after Quest to Find Drilling Partner Fails

Nov 24, 2022

Europa Oil & Gas has decided to give up its Inezgane license offshore Morocco after failing to secure a farm-in partner to drill an exploration well in the block.The Moroccan authorities had, in October 2020, given the company more time to complete the technical work program at the license…

Reach Subsea to Assist with Offshore Unit Installation in W. Africa

Nov 22, 2022

Oslo-listed subsea services company Reach Subsea said Tuesday it had signed a conditional letter of agreement for a significant project in West Africa, through which Reach Subsea will be a subcontractor to 'a major tier-one contractor. 'The…

Valaris Bags Four-well Drilling Contract with BP Offshore Egypt

Nov 21, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris announced on Monday that its drillship VALARIS DS-12 has been awarded a contract to drill four wells for BP offshore Egypt.The contract is expected to commence late in the third quarter or early in the fourth…

Angola: Chevron Extends Jack-up Drilling Rig Contract

Nov 21, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for its Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig.The contract is in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations offshore Angola until November 2023…

Shell Wraps Up Bonga FPSO Maintenance in Nigeria

Nov 18, 2022

Shell has completed a scheduled maintenance at its 200,000 barrels-per-day Bonga deep water storage and offloading vessel in Nigeria, a spokesperson said.The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company said in a statement late on Thursday that the maintenance was completed in 22 days…

Closely Watched Gazania Wildcat Offshore S. Africa Disappoints

Nov 18, 2022

Eco-Atlantic hasn't found any hydrocarbons in the Gazania-1 exploration well, which is located off the coast of South Africa. The well was drilled in about 150 meters of water, is located 25 kilometers offshore the Northern Cape in the Orange Basin…

Nigeria to Build its First FLNG Unit

Nov 17, 2022

Nigerian company UTM Offshore has signed a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the development of an FLNG facility in Nigeria with JGC Corporation, Technip Energies, and KBR.This will be Nigeria's first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility…

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