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SEAJET Offers Its Excavation Tech to Offshore Industry through 'Own and operate' Model

May 18, 2021

Dubai-based SEAJET Systems has offered its controlled flow excavation (CFE) technology to the offshore energy industry through an 'own and operate' model.'Usually offered as a rental product, SEAJET identified an opportunity to provide a more cost-effective…

Petropars to Develop Farzad B Offshore Gas Field in Iran

May 17, 2021

Iran has signed a $1.78 billion contract with Petropars Group to develop the country's Farzad B gas field, Oil Ministry website SHANA said on Monday, after the failure of talks with Indian companies to develop the offshore site.Under the deal…

ADNOC Kicks Off Investor Meetings Ahead of Drilling Unit IPO

May 17, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has started virtual meetings with potential investors ahead of the planned initial public offering of its drilling unit, two sources told Reuters.Banks working on ADNOC Drilling are scheduling calls with local…

ADNOC's Drilling Unit to Go Public

May 10, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) has invited investment banks to pitch for bookrunner roles for the initial public offering of its drilling unit, two sources told Reuters on Sunday.The oil giant invited a handful of international and local…

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

May 06, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a ten-year contract extension for the High Island IX jack-up rig.The contract for the 1983-built, 2012-upgraded jack-up drilling unit is in direct continuation of its current contract in Saudi Arabia…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

Lebanon Wants No Preconditions for Maritime Border Talks with Israel

May 05, 2021

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday there should be no preconditions for talks with Israel over their Mediterranean border dispute, key to Lebanon's hopes to find gas reserves amid its worst economic crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war…

Lebanon, Israel Resume Talks on Maritime Border Dispute

May 04, 2021

Lebanon and Israel resumed U.S.-mediated talks on Tuesday over a dispute about their Mediterranean Sea border that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area, an official Lebanese source said.The longtime foes held…

Saudi Aramco Sees 30% Rise in 1Q Profit

May 04, 2021

State-run oil producer Saudi Aramco beat analysts' forecasts on Tuesday with a 30% rise in first-quarter net profit and maintained its dividend payout, helped by strong oil prices.Earnings by global energy companies such as Exxon Mobil have climbed on the back of rising crude prices…

Aramco Awards Lamprell EPCI Contract

Apr 28, 2021

UAE-based offshore construction company Lamprell said on Wednesday it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Saudi Aramco.Scheduled for completion in 2022, the scope of work includes…

Mubadala in Talks to Buy $1.1 Billion Stake in Israeli Gas Field

Apr 26, 2021

Delek Drilling said on Monday it has signed a non-binding deal to sell its stake in the east Mediterranean natural gas field Tamar to Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Petroleum for $1.1 billion.The deal, if finalized, would be among the most significant…

First Qatari Offshore Well Stimulation Vessel Starts Operations

Apr 21, 2021

Qatari shipping and offshore services company Milaha and oilfield services giant Schlumberger held a virtual event to mark the start of operations of the first Qatari-owned offshore well stimulation vessel Halul-48, Milaha said Monday.The collaboration…

Masirah Oil: Yumna Field Output in March at 12,672 bpd

Apr 20, 2021

Masirah Oil Limited said Tuesday that gross oil production in March 2021 from its Yumna Field in offshore Block 50 Oman, amounted to 12,672 stock tank barrels per day (stb/d).On March 17, 2021, Masirah Oil Limited announced the completion of the upgrade to the Yumna Field process facilities…

Abu Dhabi: OFCO, Mammoet Pen Collaboration Agreement

Apr 19, 2021

Abu Dhabi Ports’ recently formed offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO) has signed a collaboration deal with heavy lifting and transport services company Mammoet.'The integrated maritime logistics service provider OFCO…

Saipem Bags Additional Offshore Work in Qatar Worth $350M

Apr 13, 2021

Qatari gas company Qatargas has awarded additional work to Italy's Saipem within the North Field Production Sustainability Offshore Project, following a $1.7 billion contract announced in February.Qatargas has now exercised two options for additional work under the project…

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