Offshore Middle East News


Saudi Aramco Pursues IPO Planning Despite Attack

Sep 17, 2019

Saudi Aramco is pressing ahead with its listing plans this week, although some investors and analysts doubt it can now meet its timeline as it has not said when oil output will be restored after attacks on its facilitiesReuters has reported it could take months for Aramco…

Oil Soars 10%

Sep 16, 2019

Oil futures jumped 10% on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude oil processing facilities over the weekend sliced the kingdom's production in half and threatened to hamper shipments from the world's largest crude exporter.Prices initially…

Vallourec Tallies $900 Mln ADNOC Contract

Sep 10, 2019

France-based Vallourec said it has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for the supply of tubing and casing, over a five year period, with a possible two-year extension, for an amount of $900 million.The award, which…

Subsea 7 Wins Saudi Aramco Contract

Sep 10, 2019

Subsea 7 announced on Tuesday it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Saudi Aramco for a second package for the Marjan increment projects offshore Saudi Arabia.  The contract is awarded…

ADNOC Inks $600 Mln Deal with GIC

Sep 04, 2019

Abbu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) said on Wednesday it signed a $600 million pipeline infrastructure investment agreement with Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC.The deal follows previous investments by BlackRock, KKR and the Abu Dhabi Retirement…

ADNOC Dishes $3.6 Billion in Contracts

Aug 21, 2019

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded three multi-billion-dollar contracts for the procurement of casing and tubing, the United Arab Emirates state-owned oil company announced on Wednesday.The contracts – awarded to Consolidated Suppliers Establishment…

Aker Solutions Wins ADNOC Umbilicals Contract

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian engineering and equipment firm Aker Solutions said it has secured a NOK 700 million ($78.2 million) order from ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) to deliver subsea umbilicals for the Dalma gas development project located offshore…

Saudi Aramco Asks Banks to Pitch for IPO Roles

Aug 19, 2019

Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.Aramco's planned IPO, which could potentially raise $100 billion…

Seadrill in JV with Gulf Drilling

Aug 15, 2019

Offshore drilling contractors Seadrill and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have entered into a 50/50 joint venture, GulfDrill, which will initially manage and operate five premium jackups in Qatar with Qatar Petroleum commencing throughout 2020…

Mermaid Reports Subsea Contracts

Aug 09, 2019

Mermaid Maritime announced that its Middle East and Southeast Asian business units have recently been awarded subsea contracts with a combined total estimated potential contract value of $7.4 million.The first highlighted scope of work, commencing in the third quarter of 2019…

NSER Wins $600mln Contracts in S. Arabia

Aug 06, 2019

National Energy Services Reunited (NESR), a provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Asia Pacific regions, has been awarded contracts worth US$660 million by Saudi Aramco for coiled tubing, stimulation and cementing services for a five year period…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Saudi Aramco

Aug 01, 2019

McDermott International announced it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of a production deck module (PDM) in the Hasbah gas field with hook-up and modification…

Energean Snaps Up Four Israeli Licenses

Jul 31, 2019

Israel-focused Greek oil and gas group Energean was awarded four new Israeli offshore licenses in the so-called Exclusive Economic Zone, the company said on Wednesday.'Energean has identified a prospect within Zone D analogous to the prolific Tamar Sand fields (Karish…

ADNOC, Pertamina Ink Development Pact

Jul 24, 2019

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed an agreement on Wednesday with Indonesia's state-owned energy company PT Pertamina for oil and gas collaboration in both countries and globally, ADNOC said in a statement.The comprehensive strategic…

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