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CNOOC's Luda 6-2 Offshore Oil Field Starts Production

Aug 23, 2021

China's state-run offshore oil and gas explorer and producer CNOOC said Monday it had started production from its Luda 6-2 oil field ahead of schedule.Luda 6-2 oilfield is located in Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea, with an average water depth of about 30 meters…

Kansai Electric, RWE Studying Floating Wind Project in Japan

Aug 23, 2021

Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co Inc and German utility RWE have agreed to jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating wind project off the Japanese coast, the companies said on Monday.Japan's offshore power market is expected…

PTTEP Names New CEO

Aug 23, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP has appointed its President Montri Rawanchaikul as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director.He will replace Phongsthorn Thavisin who will end his roles with PTTEP on September 30, 2021. The appointment of the new CEO and Director will be effective from October 1…

CNOOC to Increase Renewables Spend

Aug 19, 2021

China's top offshore oil and gas driller CNOOC Ltd said it would channel up to 10% of annual spending to green energy by 2025, and announced interim net profit more than tripled from last year as oil prices rebounded.That doubles a previous…

CNOOC Sees 1H Profit Soar

Aug 19, 2021

China's top offshore oil and gas driller CNOOC Ltd said on Thursday its first-half net profit more than tripled from a low base last year, supported by rebounding oil prices and recovering energy demand after the pandemic.CNOOC Ltd, a listed branch of China National Offshore Oil Corp…

Sakhalin Energy: Maintenance Continues at LNG Train 2

Aug 18, 2021

Russian liquefied natural gas producer (LNG) Sakhalin Energy said on Wednesday post-shutdown commissioning was continuing at the second LNG train at its Prigorodnoye production complex.Comprehensive maintenance work, which began on July 9, had been initially due to last around 37 days…

Floating Wind: TotalEnergies, GIG Get EBL in South Korea

Aug 16, 2021

TotalEnergies nad Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and have recently secured an electricity business license (EBL) for their floating offshore wind project located off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.This is the first floating offshore…

'Large' OBN Survey for Magseis Fairfield in Asia

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed ocean bottom node seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has said it has secured a large OBN survey in Asia for an undisclosed customer. The survey will take about five months to complete and will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021…

VIDEO: Prosperity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

Aug 12, 2021

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will be Guyana's third offshore oil production unit once delivered, has arrived at the Keppel yard in Singapore, where it will be fitted with topside modules.SBM Offshore, which will deliver the FPSO  to end client ExxonMobil…

Aker Offshore Wind, Mainstream to Acquire Stake in Japanese 800MW Floating Wind Project

Aug 12, 2021

Norway's Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it has, with its partner Mainstream Renewable Power, been selected as the preferred bidder to acquire an initial 50 percent stake in Progression Energy’s 800MW floating offshore wind project in Japan…

LS Cable & System to Buy 'Largest' Cable Laying Barge in South Korea

Aug 11, 2021

South Korean subsea cable firm LS Cable & System said Wednesday it would soon acquire the largest submarine cable laying barge in Korea, targeting offshore wind opportunities.'LS Cable & System is planning to strengthen its position in the submarine…

Borr Drilling Secures More Work for Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Aug 11, 2021

Oslo-listed drilling firm Borr Drilling has secured a Letter of Award for its jack-up drilling rig 'Gunnlod' from an undisclosed operator in Malaysia. The drilling campaign is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2021 in direct continuation…

Sapura Hires Halliburton for Offshore Drilling Services Support

Aug 11, 2021

Malaysian offshore drilling contractor Sapura Drilling has awarded oilfield services giant Halliburton an offshore integrated contract.Sapura Drilling will, with Halliburton as its technical partner, execute an Integrated Rig Drilling Completion…

Jan De Nul Sells Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has recently sold its jack-up installation unit Taillevent, to make room for higher-spec vessels that will soon join its fleet.The sale includes the Taillewent vessel only, with the crew deployed to other Jan De Nul vessels…

Indonesia: Inpex to Delay FID for Abadi LNG Project

Aug 10, 2021

Japanese energy company Inpex Corp expects its final investment decision (FID) on the Abadi liquefied natural gas project in Indonesia to be delayed because COVID-19 has disrupted survey work and adjustments may be needed due to climate change…

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