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QatarEnergy Awards $10B EPC Contract to Technip Energies-led Joint Venture

May 16, 2023

QatarEnergy has awarded Technip Energies-led joint venture with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a $10 billion engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning contract for the onshore facilities of the North Field South Project (NFS)…

Cyprus and Israel Discussing Offshore Gas Pipeline Link

May 16, 2023

Cyprus and Israel are in talks over the construction of a pipeline linking their offshore gas fields, Cyprus's energy minister said on Monday.But George Papanastasiou appeared to play down prospects for an 'EastMed' pipeline taking eastern Mediterranean gas to continental Europe…

Win Up to $1 Million: ADNOC Launches Global Competition to "Reshape Energy Landscape"

May 11, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas giant ADNOC on Thursday launched a global competition to find innovations that will 'reshape the global energy landscape.'The Decarbonization Technology Challenge is being supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), BP…

Aramco Q1 Profit Falls 19% to $31.9B

May 09, 2023

Saudi oil giant Aramco posted a first-quarter net profit of 119.54 billion riyals ($31.88 billion) on Tuesday, a fall of about 19% from the previous year.It said the drop was mainly driven by lower crude prices, although partially offset by…

TotalEnergies Hires Semi-submersible Drilling Rig for Lebanon’s Offshore Block 9

May 03, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies, in agreement with its partners ENI and QatarEnergy, announced on Tuesday that they signed a firm contract with Transocean to hire the drilling rig that will drill an exploration well on Block 9 offshore Lebanon…

Petrofac's Annual Operating Loss Widens on Cost Overruns

Apr 27, 2023

Oilfield services provider Petrofac on Thursday reported a steeper full-year operating loss, hit by cost overruns at its largest division amid contractual and commercial issues. Petrofac saw a rise in orders last year, as it benefited from high…

Ranhill Worley Scores $50M Engineering Design Contract with Saipem

Apr 26, 2023

Ranhill Worley has secured a $50 million contract with Saipem's subsidiary Servizi Energia Italia to perform detailed engineering design for two compression complexes associated with the North Field Production Sustainability (“NFPS”) Offshore Compression Complexes Project in Qatar…

Israel's Sovereign Wealth Fund Gets Full-time Manager

Apr 25, 2023

The Bank of Israel on Monday named Lena Krupalnik, a veteran institutional investment manager, to oversee the country's sovereign wealth fund which was set up in 2014 following the discovery of huge [offshore] natural gas deposits.After a four…

Chevron Seeking Drillship to Explore for Gas in Eastern Mediterranean

Apr 18, 2023

Chevron is seeking a [drillship] to explore for natural gas off Cyprus, Egypt, and Israel as the U.S. energy major looks to meet growing demand in the region and Europe, two sources told Reuters.Chevron, which operates in the three eastern Mediterranean countries…

Fugro Bags Offshore Survey Work in UAE

Apr 17, 2023

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won a site characterization services contract in support of what it said was one of the largest long-term field development programs in the United Arab Emirates.Starting in April 2023, Fugro will conduct multiple offshore surveys…

Qatar Energy Lifts June Al-Shaheen Term Price - Traders

Apr 14, 2023

Qatar Energy set the term price for cargoes of al-Shaheen oil loading in June at a higher level than for May, indicating stronger demand for crude for the summer amid tightening supply after producers agreed to cut output. Qatar set the price for June cargoes at a premium of about $2…

ADNOC Drilling to Provide Drilling Services for ADNOC's Largest Producing Offshore Field

Apr 14, 2023

ADNOC Drilling has won a five-year contract for the provision of Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) totaling $412 million from ADNOC Offshore starting in the second quarter of 2023.ADNOC Drilling will provide IDS for the development of the Upper Zakum field…

Fugro's Pegasus Becomes First Registered Over-The-Horizon USV in UAE

Apr 13, 2023

Fugro's Blue Essence-series uncrewed surface vessel (USV), the Fugro Pegasus, has received full navigation licensing from the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the Dutch offshore survey firm said Thursday.This is the first registration of an over-the-horizon USV in the country…

China's Sinopec Becomes First Asian Shareholder in Qatar's NFE Project

Apr 12, 2023

Qatar's state-owned energy firm QatarEnergy has signed a definitive partnership agreement with China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) for the North Field East (NFE) expansion project, dubbed the largest project in the history of the LNG industry…

Vahana Aryan Becomes First Jack-up Unit to Receive DNV's Abate-Ready Notation

Apr 05, 2023

Dubai-based Vahana Marine Solutions DMCC's Vahana Aryan vessel has become the first jack-up unit to receive DNV’s Abate-Ready notation. According to DNV, the Abate notation is designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore units to…

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