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TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

Jan 29, 2023

TotalEnergies is keen to start work on Lebanon's offshore Block 9 'as soon as possible', with assessments to begin early next month and well-drilling to launch in the third quarter of 2023, its CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Sunday.Pouyanne was…

QatarEnergy to Join TotalEnergies, Eni in Lebanon Offshore Exploration

Jan 27, 2023

QatarEnergy will join TotalEnergies and Eni in a three-way consortium to explore oil and gas in two maritime blocks off the coast of Lebanon, the Lebanese energy ministry said on Thursday.The announcement said agreements would be signed on Sunday…

Capricorn Energy Chair, CEO Step Down from Board

Jan 24, 2023

Capricorn Energy said on Tuesday that Nicoletta Giadrossi has stepped down from the board as chairperson with immediate effect, along with Chief Executive Officer Simon Thomson and three other directors. The British oil and gas producer said James Smith will remain the chief financial officer…

ISS, Palliser Urge Shareholders to Remove Capricorn CEO and Six Board Directors

Jan 20, 2023

Capricorn shareholders should vote to remove its chief executive and six other directors from the board on Feb. 1, shareholder proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended in a document seen by Reuters on Thursday. The…

Abu Dhabi: Technip Energies, Partners Win Hail & Ghasha Gas Project Work

Jan 17, 2023

Technip Energies, leading a joint venture composed of Samsung Engineering and Tecnimont S.p.A. (TST JV), has secured a Pre-Construction Services Agreement (PCSA) related to the onshore facilities for the Hail and Ghasha gas development project in Abu Dhabi…

NewMed Pressing Ahead with Capricorn Merger Ahead of Feb. 1 Vote

Jan 16, 2023

Israel's NewMed Energy LP said on Sunday it was making final arrangements for a merger with UK-based Capricorn Energy, whose shareholders will vote on whether to approve the deal on Feb. 1. Capricorn's shareholder ballot is due the same day…

Qatar, UAE Energy Ministers Say Gas will be Needed for Long Time

Jan 16, 2023

The world will need natural gas for a long time, and more investment is required to ensure supply security and affordable prices during the global energy transition, the energy ministers of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates said on Saturday…

UAE Names ADNOC Chief Jaber as COP28 Climate Conference President

Jan 12, 2023

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that Sultan al-Jaber, the head of state oil giant ADNOC, would act as president of the COP28 climate conference it is hosting this year. Jaber, also UAE's minister of industry and technology and its climate envoy…

New Contracts for Tekmar's Pipeshield, Subsea Innovation

Jan 10, 2023

Offshore services firm Tekmar Group said Tuesday that its group companies Pipeshield International Limited and Subsea Innovation Limited had secured several significant contracts.According to Tekmar, Pipeshield International Limited has won…

Borr Drilling Nets Deals for Two Jack-ups. Adds 2,030 Days to Backlog

Dec 30, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Borr Drilling said Friday it had secured new contracts for two of its premium jack-up drilling rigs. 'These awards increase the company's backlog by approximately 2,030 days, excluding optional periods,' Borr Drilling said…

AD Ports, Kazmortransflot in Caspian Sea Offshore Services JV

Dec 28, 2022

UAE-based AD Ports Group and KMTF (Kazmortransflot), an offshore logistics and services subsidiary of the Kazakh National Oil Company (KazMunayGas), have signed a deal to launch a joint venture that will provide offshore and shipping services for energy companies in the Caspian Sea…

Japan's Cosmo Energy Signs New Offshore Oil Field Deal with QatarEnergy

Dec 27, 2022

Japan's Cosmo Energy Holdings Co Ltd said on Friday it has signed a new agreement with Qatar Energy to continue its operation in the Al-Karkara and A-Structures offshore oil fields, which came into effect after the expiry of the current contract this month…

ADNOC to Buys 24.9% Stake in Austria's OMV from Mubadala

Dec 21, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has agreed to acquire a 24.9% shareholding in Austrian oil and gas group OMV from Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company, the two companies said on Wednesday. Upon closing of the transaction,…

Family Reveals Identity of Man Killed on Oil Rig in Qatar, Says He was "Amazing, one-of-a-kind, beautiful soul"

Dec 19, 2022

The family of the British national killed by a colleague on an offshore rig in Qatar last week has issued a statement confirming the identity of the deceased, describing him as 'an amazing, one-of-a-kind, beautiful soul.'The man has been identified as 38-year-old Robert Robson…

Report: Iranian Oil Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Dec 19, 2022

Groups of oil workers held protests in southern Iran on Saturday, demanding higher wages and retirement bonuses, according to videos and reports posted on social media.The reported oil workers’ protests, which Reuters could not verify, come…

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