Offshore South America News


Exxon Considering Guyana Offshore Gas Production After 2029

Feb 21, 2024

An ExxonMobil-led consortium is considering its first offshore natural gas production in Guyana, close to the country's maritime border with Suriname, an executive at the U.S. oil and gas group said on Wednesday.Exxon, Hess Corp, and CNOO are…

ONE Guyana FPSO for ExxonMobil’s Yellowtail Field Leaves Drydock in Singapore

Feb 21, 2024

SBM Offshore’s floating floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) unit ONE Guyana, built for ExxonMobil’s Yellowtail field offshore Guyana, has left the drydock and arrived along quayside at the Seatrium yard in Singapore.The FPSO…

Petrobras Extends Bids Deadline for Two Sergipe Deepwater FPSOs

Feb 20, 2024

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has extended the bid proposals deadline for two floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for Sergipe Deepwater Project (SEAP) in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin.The deadline has been extended from February 19 to June 14…

UK Logistics Firm Gets BP’s Job Across 16 Sites Offshore Trinidad

Feb 20, 2024

Material management and logistics provider ASCO has secured a five-year contract with BP Trinidad and Tobago to provide its services across 16 offshore locations in Trinidad.Under the contract, which came into effect at the start of 2024, ASCO…

Petrobras Hires Technip Energies’ Company for Offshore CCS Study

Feb 19, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil and gas company Petrobras has hired Kanfa, a fully-owned subsidiary of Technip Energies, to conduct a carbon capture and storage (CCS) study for its offshore assets.With the study, Petrobras aims to get a thorough understanding…

DeepOcean Gets ExxonMobil’s Guyana Task

Feb 14, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Guyana for the provision of subsea construction and inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) services offshore Guyana in South America.Under the contract, DeepOcean will plan and execute a wide range of subsea activities…

Fénix Gas Field Partners Install Production Platform Offshore Argentina

Feb 14, 2024

Wintershall Dea and its partners TotalEnergies and Pan American Energy have completed the installation of the Fénix platform offshore Argentina.The platform was installed around 60 kilometer off the coast of Tierra del Fuego, in 70-meter water depth…

Video: Atlanta II FPSO Gets Its Anchors Offshore Brazil

Feb 13, 2024

' style='height: 370px;'Oil and gas company Enauta has released a short video showing the installation of mooring lines and torpedo anchors, designed by London Marine Consultants (LMC), for the FPSO Atlanta II offshore Brazil.The moorings are…

Aize to Provide Digital Twins for Liza Unity and Liza Destiny FPSOs

Feb 08, 2024

Aker software company Aize has signed an agreement with ExxonMobil Guyana and SBM Offshore to deploy Aize digital twin software on the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units Liza Unity and Liza Destiny offshore Guyana.Aker-owned…

Helix Energy Extends Decommissioning Contract with Trident

Feb 07, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has secured the extension of its decommissioning contract with Trident Energy for work offshore Brazil.The contract extension is for an additional 12 months and in direct continuation of the current contract…

Venezuela to Get Almost Half of Dragon Gas Project's Income

Feb 05, 2024

Britain's Shell and Trinidad's National Gas Company (NGC) will pay Venezuela no less than 45% of gross revenues from the Dragon gas production project off Venezuela's coast, according to license terms published on Saturday.In December, Venezuela…

Vard to Convert IT Infinity PSV to Cable Laying Vessel

Feb 05, 2024

Norwegian ship designed and builder Vard has secured a contract from I.T. International Telecom Marine (IT) to convert its platform supply vessel (PSV) IT Infinity into a cable laying vessel (CLV).The PSV was built at Vard Brattvaag and delivered…

Wood Scoops $80M Contract Extension with Equinor Offshore Brazil

Feb 02, 2024

U.K. engineering company Wood has secured a contract extension with Equinor to deliver maintenance and modification solutions to its Peregrino offshore assets in Brazil.The two-year extension, worth $80 million, builds on a long-term and global partnership with Equinor…

SLB and Equinor Set Autonomous Drilling Record Offshore Brazil

Jan 30, 2024

Oilfield services and technology company SLB and Equinor have drilled the most-autonomous well section to-date at Peregrino C platform offshore Brazil, marking a significant step forward to fully autonomous drilling operations.SLB digital technologies for surface automation…

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