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PGS Secures 3D Contract in South Atlantic

Apr 08, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has received a letter of award for a large 3D contract offshore South Atlantic margin from a multiclient company.A Ramform Titan-class vessel is scheduled for mobilization in June, with a forecast acquisition duration of up to 300 days…

Yinson Holds Naming Ceremony for Brazil-Bound ‘Greener’ FPSO

Apr 05, 2024

Yinson Production has held the naming ceremony for FPSO Maria Quitéria which will deployed in at Petrobras’ Jubarte field offshore Brazil.The naming ceremony for the FPSO Maria Quitéria was held at Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Shanghai) Shipyard in China on April 3…

Noble Voyager to Drill Another Well for Petronas Offshore Suriname

Apr 03, 2024

Petronas Suriname E&P, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s state-owned energy giant Petronas, has exercised the option for Noble Corporation’s Noble Voyager drillship to drill one additional well offshore Suriname.The 7th generation drillship Noble Voyager…

MODEC Picks TMC Compressors for Errea Wittu FPSO

Apr 03, 2024

TMC Compressors (TMC) has secured a contract to supply a large capacity marine compressed air system to MODEC’s FPSO Errea Wittu, set for deployment at ExxonMobil’s Uaru field offshore Guyana.TMC said it will manufacture and assemble the equipment in Europe…

New Merger to Create One of the Largest Oil & Gas Companies in Latin America

Apr 02, 2024

Enauta has proposed the merger with 3R Petroleum which would create one of the largest and the most diversified independent oil and gas companies in Latin America.The merger proposal has been approved by Enauta’s board of directors, and according to the company…

MODEC Gets FEED Job for Shell’s Gato do Mato FPSO

Apr 01, 2024

MODEC has secured the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) system for Shell’s Gato do Mato development, offshore Brazil.Gato do Mato FPSO will be moored at a water depth of approximately 2…

Enauta Sells 20% Stake in Atlanta and Oliva Fields in $300M Deal

Mar 26, 2024

Oil and gas company Enauta has signed a purchase and sale agreement with affiliates of Westlawn Americas Offshore (WAO), which will acquire 20% participating interest in the BS-4 concession, which includes the Atlanta and Oliva fields, offshore Brazil…

Atlanta FPSO Sets Sail for Brazil

Mar 20, 2024

Oil and gas company Enauta has confirmed that the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Atlanta started sailing towards its final location at the Atlanta Field in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.After the conclusion of the activities in Dubai and sea trials…

ExxonMobil Strikes Oil Offshore Guyana

Mar 20, 2024

ExxonMobil has made an oil discovery at Bluefin in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, marking its first discovery of 2024.The Bluefin well encountered approximately 197 feet (60 meters) of hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone and was drilled by the Stena Drilling's Stena Drillmax drillship in 4…

Final Subsea System Components for Atlanta FPSO En Route to Brazil

Mar 18, 2024

The final pieces of subsea system equipment that will support the production from Enauta’s floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Atlanta at Brazil's Santos Basin have been shipped.The final pieces of subsea system equipment…

TotalEnergies Awards New Contracts to Siem PSV Pair in Brazil

Mar 15, 2024

Norwegian shipowner Siem Offshore has secured new contracts with TotalEnergies for two of its platform supply vessels (PSV) for work offshore Brazil.The contracts are for Siem Giant and Siem Atlas PSVs.The new duration for Siem Giant is three years firm with options up to four more years…

Trident Hires Archer for Well Intervention and Drilling Services in Brazil

Mar 13, 2024

Oilfield services firm Archer has secured a $20 million contract from Trident Energy to provide its well interventions and platform drilling services in Brazil.Archer will provide comprehensive platform drilling services, including well interventions for regulatory requirements…

Blue Water Secures Logistics Deal for Noble Drilling’s Ops in Suriname

Mar 12, 2024

Blue Water Shipping, a global provider of tailor-made transport and logistics solutions, has secured a contract with Noble Drilling for its operations in Suriname, as Noble Voyager drillship embarks on an exploration campaign north of Paramaribo…

Petrobras Shares Plunge on Dividend Frustration, Downgrades

Mar 08, 2024

Shares of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras plunged more than 11% in opening trading in Sao Paulo on Friday, after the firm's dividend frustrated investors and triggered analyst downgrades.In a fourth-quarter earningsrelease late on Thursday…

Chevron's CEO Faces Challenges of a Lifetime with Hess Bid

Mar 08, 2024

Chevron CEO Michael Wirth is facing a head-to-head match with Exxon Mobil with his $53 billion bid for Hess and its stake in oil hotspot Guyana, and could wind up trapped in a dispute between two of South America’s biggest energy rivals.On Wednesday…

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