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Westwood: Record Levels of FPS Throughput Capacity to be Sanctioned in 2022

Dec 09, 2022

As we enter the final month of 2022, a review of the floating production system (FPS) market revealed that some E&Ps have been bold with investments in the development of their oil and gas (O&G) reserves, with a total of 1.9 mmboepd (1.3 mmbpd of oil and 3…

Borders & Southern's Falkland Islands Offshore Licenses Extended

Dec 08, 2022

Oil and gas company Borders & Southern Petroleum said Thursday it had secured the extension of its Production Licences PL018, PL019, PL020, including the Darwin Discovery Area, offshore the Falkland Islands.The offshore licenses were due to expire on the December 31…

Prosafe's Flotel Wins $73M, 650-day Contract in Brazil

Dec 08, 2022

Prosafe has signed a contract with Petrobras for the provision of the Safe Zephyrus semi-submersible accommodation rig for safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil. This will be Prosafe's third rig on a contract with Petrobras after Safe Notos and Safe Eurus…

TGS, PGS in 3D Seismic Survey Project Offshore Brazil

Dec 07, 2022

Marine seismic data specialists TGS and PGS have jointly secured pre-funding for the Santos Sul Multi-client 3D project in the southwest Santos Basin offshore Brazil. The TGS/PGS collaboration combines the operational and technical strengths…

Maha Energy, DBO Sign Merger Term Sheet

Dec 05, 2022

Sweden-based Maha Energy has signed a binding term sheet regarding a business combination with DBO 2.0 S.A. (“DBO”) for a consideration of 36,775,410 new shares in Maha.According to Maha, DBO is a private upstream oil and gas company focusing on mature offshore fields in Brazil formed in 2017…

TotalEnergies' Awari Exploration Well Offshore Suriname Fails to Deliver

Nov 28, 2022

Oil and gas company TotalEnergies has completed drilling the Awari exploration well offshore Suriname without encountering commercial hydrocarbon volumes.The news was shared Monday by APA Corporation, TotalEnergies' partner in Block 58, where the well was drilled…

Guyana: Frontera, CGX to Spud Wei-1 Well 'No later than January 31, 2023"

Nov 28, 2022

Frontera Energy Corporation and CGX Energy Inc, partners in the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, have been given more time to drill the Wei-1 exploration well.Under the Corentyne block license terms, the joint venture was previously required to spud Wei-1…

Prosafe Wins Bid for 650-day Offshore Accommodation Deal with Petrobras. Eyes More North Sea Work

Nov 28, 2022

Prosafe, an Oslo-listed provider of offshore accommodation rigs for the energy industry, said Friday it had been selected as the winning bidder for a 650-day firm period contract by Petrobras using its Safe Zephyrus rig, starting in May 2023…

BP to Market Guyana's Share of Oil Output from Two FPSOs

Nov 28, 2022

BP will market Guyana's share of crude oil produced over the next year from two offshore production platforms, the South American country's Ministry of Natural Resources said. Guyana is home to one of the largest oil discoveries in the last decade…

Petrobras CEO Aims to Stay Until April, Sources say, Auguring Messy Transition

Nov 28, 2022

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva may have to wait months to implement his plans for state-run oil company Petrobras, as the chief executive appointed by the current government aims to finish his term in April, people familiar with his plans said…

U.S. Could Give Green Light to Chevron to Boost Venezuela's Oil Output

Nov 24, 2022

Chevron Corp could win U.S. approval to vastly expand operations in Venezuela as soon as Saturday once the Venezuelan government and its opposition resume political talks, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. A U.S. authorization…

Brazil: No Gato do Mato Offshore Field FID in Next 12-24 Months, FPSO Firm Says

Nov 21, 2022

Shell's Brazilian subsidiary Shell Brasil Petróleo will not be making final investment decision (FID) on its Gato do Mato oil and gas field development offshore Brazil within the next 12 to 24 months. This is according to FPSO leasing firm BW…

Lula to Start Job Interviews for Petrobras Overhaul, Sources Say

Nov 21, 2022

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva begins interviews this week with candidates to run oil firm Petrobras, people familiar with the talks said, kicking off what may be a rocky few months for the state-controlled company.Lula…

Venezuela Asks World Court to Throw Out Guyana border case

Nov 18, 2022

Venezuela told judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday that they should throw out a case filed by Guyana in a long-running border dispute, which could determine which country has rights to offshore oil and gas fields. Guyana…

Brazil: Enauta Brings Atlanta Field Well Online After Interruption

Nov 16, 2022

The Brazilian oil company Enauta has announced that production has resumed from one of the wells at its Atlanta offshore oil field in Brazil following a recent interruption.On November 7, informing of the output interruption, Enauta said that…

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