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Saipem Secures $1B in New Contracts for Offshore Activities in Middle East and Subsea Drone Project in Brazil

Jun 29, 2023

Saipem has been awarded two new contracts, one for EPCI offshore activities in the Middle East and the other for the development of underwater drones in Brazil. The total value of the new contracts is approximately $1 billion.Under the existing Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with Saudi Aramco…

Exporting Too Much Gas Could Jeopardize Israel's Energy Security, Warns Official

Jun 28, 2023

Israel should urgently examine how much natural gas the country should export to make sure it keeps enough for itself, a senior official at Israel's Finance Ministry said in a letter seen by Reuters. The country is expected to roughly double…

Saipem Secures $550 Million Worth of Offshore Drilling Contracts

Jun 27, 2023

Italian offshore services firm Saipem has won two offshore drilling contracts, one in the Middle East and one in the Mediterranean Sea, worth about $550 million in total.In the Middle East, Saipem said it had ensured the continuity of the ongoing…

ADNOC Drilling Secures $2 Billion in Contracts for Five Jack-up Rigs

Jun 26, 2023

ADNOC Drilling on Friday confirmed the award of five 10-year contracts, totaling approximately $2 billion for jack-up rigs in support of ADNOC Offshore’s growing drilling operations. 'The contractual conditions, particularly the duration, were…

Israel's Gas Reserves Grew by 40% Over Past Decade, Report Says

Jun 26, 2023

Israel's natural gas reserves have grown by 40% over the past decade due to increased drilling and exploration activities, an industry report said, even as production soared.The growth came amid five-fold growth in offshore gas production since…

Seadrill in Talks to Sell Jack-up Rig Trio in Qatar

Jun 26, 2023

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill said Monday it was in active discussions to sell jack-up rigs West Castor, West Telesto, and West Tucana.The three jack-ups which are bareboat chartered by Seadrill to Gulfdrill, a 50:50 joint venture between Seadrill and Gulf Drilling International…

Qatar Strikes Second Big LNG Supply Deal with China

Jun 20, 2023

Qatar on Tuesday secured its second large gas supply deal with a Chinese state-controlled company in less than a year, putting Asia clearly ahead in the race to secure gas supplies from Doha's massive production expansion project.China National…

ADNOC L&S to Build $975M Artificial Island for Lower Zakum Offshore Field

Jun 08, 2023

ADNOC Offshore has awarded ADNOC Logistics and Services a $975-million contract to build an artificial island for an offshore oil field project in Abu Dhabi.According to ADNOC L&S, at least 75% of the total contract value for dredging, land…

Saudi Output Cut Unlikely to Lift Oil Prices to High $80s-low $90s, Citi Says

Jun 06, 2023

Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia's one million barrel per day (bpd) oil output cut is unlikely to underpin a 'sustainable price increase' into the high $80s-low $90s with weak fundamentals pointing to lower prices by year-end, Citi analysts said in a note on Tuesday…

AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

Brent May Rise Toward $100/bbl as Saudi Output Cut Could Worsen Supply Gap - Analysts

Jun 05, 2023

A global shortfall in crude oil supply is set to deepen in the third quarter as the world's top exporter Saudi Arabia pledged extra output cuts from July in a move likely to push Brent towards $100 a barrel by the end of the year, analysts said…

Saudi Pledges Big Oil Cuts in July as OPEC+ Extends Deal into 2024

Jun 05, 2023

Saudi Arabia will make a deep cut to its output in July on top of a broader OPEC+ deal to limit supply into 2024 as the group seeks to boost flagging oil prices.Saudi's energy ministry said the country's output would drop to 9 million barrels per day (bpd) in July from around 10 million bpd in May…

Iraq Approves $416.9M to Build Third Offshore Export Pipeline. Dutch Firm Selected for the Job

May 31, 2023

The Iraqi cabinet approved on Tuesday $416.9 million for the construction of a third offshore export pipeline, it said in a statement.Iraq's state-run Basra Oil Company has contracted Dutch company Royal Boskalis to construct the pipeline, which…

QatarEnergy to Sign Long-term Asian LNG Supply Deal on Thursday - Source

May 30, 2023

QatarEnergy will sign a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with an Asian entity on Thursday, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The deal will be one of many to come this year as the major LNG producer secures sales for its North Field expansion project…

US, EU Lawmakers Push to Depose UAE's Jaber from Climate Talks

May 24, 2023

Over 100 members of the U.S. Congress and European Parliament called on Tuesday for Sultan al-Jaber to be removed as the designated head of the upcoming COP28 climate talks, saying the oil exec's appointment threatened the integrity of negotiations…

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