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Oil Prices Drop To Lowest In a Year

4 hours ago

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…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

Petronas Posts Lower Profit, Warns of Market Volatility

Feb 26, 2020

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit slumped 71%, hurt by impairment costs and lower prices of major products.Petronas said profit after tax for the October-December period fell to 4.1 billion ringgit ($968…

Dyna-Mac Bags FPSO Topside Work

Feb 25, 2020

Singapore-based oil and gas fabrication company Dyna-Mac has secured an in-principle from undisclosed clients to build FPSO topside modules.Dyna-Mac said Tuesday the fabrication contracts (in-principle) were awarded from both its repeat customer…

OPEC+ to Take 'Responsible Approach to Coronavirus'

Feb 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Tuesday he was confident that OPEC and its partner oil-producing nations, the so-called OPEC+ group, would respond responsibly to the spread of the coronavirus. He also said Saudi Arabia and Russia would continue to engage regarding oil policy…

Indonesia's Oil & Gas Output Set for Drop

Feb 24, 2020

Indonesia's oil and gas output is expected to contract for a fourth consecutive year in 2020, as aging fields and delays to new projects keep production levels below government targets, analysts said.The output decline comes as Jakarta proposes…

Oil Retreats in Face of Renewed Coronavirus Uncertainty

Feb 21, 2020

Oil prices fell on Friday as weak Asian data and a rise in new coronavirus cases fuelled uncertainty about the economic outlook while leading crude producers appeared to be in no rush to curb output.Brent crude was down $1.56, or 2.6%, at $57…

Tanjung Offshore to Deliver Offshore Platform for Petronas

Feb 21, 2020

Malaysian oil company Petronas Carigali has contracted Tanjung Offshore Services for the delivery of a mobile offshore production unit.Tanjung Offshore Services has won a contract with a consortium Partner VME Process Systems Malaysia. The contract is for the provision of leasing…

Siemens Wins Order to Modernize M. East Jack-Up Rig

Feb 20, 2020

Arabian Drilling Company has tapped the German industrial giant Siemens to modernize a complete and integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries and controls, that will be installed on an offshore jack-up drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East…

SeaBird in Asia Pacific OBN Survey

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic company SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an OBN source contract.The contract, with an undisclosed client, is expected to start in April 2020, SeaBird said Thursday.The survey will be carried out…

Floatech Must Pay $6,25M to Drydocks World, Court Rules

Feb 19, 2020

A Dubai court has ruled that Floatech, a subsidiary of Malaysia's TH Heavy Engineering, must pay $6,25 million to Dubai's Drydocks World.Drydocks World in April 2019 presented Floatech with a writ of summons demanding Floatech to pay the $6…

Indonesia: Inpex Finds Buyers for Masela Gas

Feb 19, 2020

A unit of Japan's Inpex Corp signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding to supply gas to Indonesian state companies PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) and PT Pupuk Indonesia.It would be the first sales deal for gas produced from Indonesia's…

Coronavirus Spurs Oil Majors to Cancel IP Week Events

Feb 19, 2020

The list of parties at London's International Petroleum Week, one of the world's biggest oil industry gatherings, continues to shrink as hosts such as ExxonMobil and Azerbaijan's SOCAR cancel events due to the coronavirus, trading sources said…

Malaysia's Kimanis Crude Exports to Halve in April

Feb 19, 2020

New repair works scheduled by Royal Dutch Shell in its oilfields in Malaysia are likely to halve exports of Kimanis crude cargoes in April and squeeze supplies in Asia, two sources said on Wednesday.Kimanis is Malaysia's largest export grade…

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