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Subsea Cable Specialist JDR Breaks Ground on US HQ

Jul 30, 2020

JDR,  a subsea cable supplier and services provider has started construction of a new US headquarters in Tomball, Texas. The building will consolidate three of JDR’s existing facilities in the region to expand its IWOCs (Intervention Work Over…

Hess' 2Q Loss Deepens. Oil Output Jumps

Jul 29, 2020

U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss on Wednesday, hurt by lower oil prices as the COVID-19 pandemic sapped global energy demand.Crude prices sank to historic lows in April as economic activity plummeted across…

TGS Completes Canadian Marine Seismic Study

Jul 28, 2020

TGS, a Norway-based provider of seismic data for the oil and exploration and production companies, has announced the completion of the East Coast Canada Facies Map Browser and Play Fairway Analysis (ECC FMB & PFA). The company said that the…

Gulf of Mexico: Blackstone to Raise Stake in Shenandoah

Jul 28, 2020

Israel's Navitas Petroleum said on Tuesday the Blackstone Group signed a preliminary deal to raise its stake in a drilling project in the Gulf of Mexico to 47% from 16%.Navitas had partnered with U.S. oil firm LLOG and Blackstone's portfolio…

Geoquip Marine Supports US Offshore Wind Project

Jul 27, 2020

Switzerland-based offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine said it has secured a contract to work on the development of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project being developed by Dominion Energy off the coast of Virginia Beach…

US Wind Farm Support Vessel Gets Bow Extension

Jul 27, 2020

A bow extension will allow Cape Henry Launch Services' workboat Delta Escape to push up against offshore wind turbines to support the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot program off Virginia Beach.naval architecture and marine engineering firm DLBA…

Storm Hanna Is Not Affecting Gulf of Mexico Output, Oil Producers Say

Jul 24, 2020

Energy companies said on Friday there have been no evacuations of workers or shutdowns of production from their offshore platforms in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico because of Tropical Storm Hanna.Hanna reached tropical storm strength…

US Oil Rig Count Rises for First Week Since March

Jul 24, 2020

U.S. energy firms cut the number of oil and natural gas rigs operating to a record low for a 12th week in a row, although they added one oil rig in the first weekly increase since March as a recovery in crude prices tempt some producers back to the well pad…

Global Oil & Gas FIDs Set for Massive Drop in 2020

Jul 24, 2020

Global oil and gas project sanctioning is set for a monstrous 75% plus drop in 2020 from 2019 levels, as the Covid-19 pandemic has led to massive E&P spending cuts, the energy intelligence company Rystad Energy has estimated.According to Rystad Energy…

Suncor Moves Terra Nova FPSO to Conception Bay

Jul 23, 2020

Canadian oil operator Suncor has moved its Terra Nova FPSO and docked it shoreside in Newfoundland after its planned drydock in Spain was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Suncor and its partners in the Terra Nova field in the Atlantic Ocean off Canada…

TDI-Brooks' New Vessel Completes Its First Projects

Jul 22, 2020

TDI-Brooks’ newest vessel R/V Miss Emma McCall has recently completed its first projects for the U.S.-based marine data acquisition services company on behalf of Total and Cairn Energy offshore Mexico. TDI-Brooks has the vessel on a long-term bare-boat charter from Cameron Offshore Boats…

New York Launches Up To 2,500MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 22, 2020

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced offshore wind solicitation aimed at developing up to 2,500 Megawatts of renewable energy and complementary multi-port infrastructure investment.The solicitation includes a multi-port strategy…

Baker Hughes Posts Q2 Loss as Oil Slump Hits Demand

Jul 22, 2020

Baker Hughes Co posted its second consecutive quarterly loss on Wednesday and said it would continue to rein in costs in preparation for a longer period of volatility in oil prices.Oil producers halted the drilling of new wells and drastically…

Hibernia Platform Output Still Shut after Leak

Jul 22, 2020

Production from the giant Hibernia oil platform in the Atlantic Ocean offshore Canada remained shut on Tuesday after an accidental spill of produced water into the ocean.Produced water is a mixture of seawater from the reservoir, seawater used in injection…

Chevron to Buy Noble Energy for $5 Billion

Jul 20, 2020

U.S. oil major Chevron has agreed to buy Noble Energy, in an all-stock transaction valued at $5 billion, or $10.38 per share. Based on Chevron’s closing price on July 17, 2020 and under the terms of the agreement, Noble Energy shareholders will receive 0…

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