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TechnipFMC Wins Subsea Contract for Petrobras’ Búzios 6-9 Fields

Jun 29, 2021

TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it has been awarded a subsea contract by Petrobras for the Búzios 6-9 fields, located in the deepwater Santos basin offshore Brazil.TechnipFMC, which called the award is 'substantial', worth between $250 million and $500 million…

Engineering Firm Wood to Pay $177M to Settle Amec Foster Wheeler's Brazil Bribery Case

Jun 29, 2021

UK-based engineering firm John Wood Group, also known as Wood, on Monday said it had reached agreements with authorities in the UK, Brazil, and the U.S. to resolve their respective bribery and corruption investigations into the past use of third parties in the legacy Amec Foster Wheeler business…

Enauta's Output Doubles as Barra Exits Atlanta Field Offshore Brazil

Jun 29, 2021

Brazilian oil company Enauta said Monday it had completed the transfer of a 50% stake in the Atlanta offshore field, previously held by Barra Energia. Enauta in April said it had received regulatory approval to take full ownership of the Atlanta offshore oil field in Brazil…

Eco Atlantic Joins ExxonMobil's Canje Block Off Guyana

Jun 28, 2021

Oil and gas company Eco Atlantic has agreed to acquire a stake in JHI Associates, which owns a share in the Canje block, offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil is drilling for oil.Eco will acquire up to a 10% interest in JHI and appoint Keith Hill…

ExxonMobil Hires PGS for 4D Survey Offshore Guyana

Jun 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore seismic surveyor PGS has been awarded a 4D seismic acquisition contract by ExxonMobil for work offshore Guyana.PGS will deploy a Titan class seismic acquisition vessel in the fourth quarter of 2021 with the acquisition slated for completion in the first quarter of 2022…

TechnipFMC Pays Final Installment to Petrobras in Bribery Settlement Case

Jun 25, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Friday it had received the third and final installment from TechnipFMC-affiliated companies as part of a leniency agreement struck in 2019 to resolve anti-corruption investigations in Brazil.Petrobras said…

Chinese Partners to Pay Petrobras $2.94B for Buzios Field Surplus

Jun 14, 2021

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday that its Chinese partners in the Buzios pre-salt oil field will have to pay it $2.94 billion for its prior investment in exploration under the TOR rights to surplus oil found there…

Petrobras Orders $2.3B FPSO from Saipem, DSME JV

Jun 11, 2021

Italian offshore engineering and construction firm Saipem, in a joint venture with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME), has won a contract with Brazil's Petrobras to build an FPSO for the Búzios offshore field in Brazil…

Brazil: Petrobras Set to Start Sapinhoá Field OBN Survey

Jun 10, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is set to kick off the first of the two seismic acquisitions of the Sapinhoá field monitoring project, in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.'Seismic acquisition is an important tool for managing the deposit (reservoirs) and optimizing production systems…

ExxonMobil Finds More Oil in Stabroek Block Offshore Guyana

Jun 09, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said Wednesday it had made another oil discovery in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, this time at the Longtail-3 well.'Drilling at Longtail-3 encountered 230 feet (70 meters) of net pay, including newly identified…

Aker Solutions Awarded 'Large' Subsea Service Deal with Petrobras

Jun 09, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions has signed 'a large' framework agreement with Petrobras to provide subsea lifecycle services for Petrobras-operated oil and gas fields offshore Brazil. The agreement has a fixed period of three years and includes an option to extend the contract for two additional years…

Saipem Opens Offshore Construction Facility in Guyana

Jun 07, 2021

Italian offshore energy services company Saipem has inaugurated its new facility at the port of Georgetown, Guyana, to support its offshore oil and gas installation activities in the country.'The Saipem Guyana Offshore Construction Facility…

ExxonMobil Restarting Ops in Canje Block, Offshore Guyana with Jabillo-1 Well Spud

Jun 07, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil is resuming operations at the Canje Block offshore Guyana with the drilling of the billion-barrel prospect Jabillo-1, using the Stena Carron Drillship.The news was shared by Westmount Energy, a company that owns a stake in one of ExxonMobil's Canje block partners…

Maersk Drilling Secures More Work for Offshore Rig in Brazil

Jun 03, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has secured a two-well contract extension for one of its drilling rigs in Brazil.The contract, for the Maersk Developer semi-submersible drilling rig, is with Karoon Energy, which on Thursday announced…

Excelerate's FSRU Starts Operations in Argentina's Bahia Blanca

Jun 03, 2021

Excelerate Energy’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) the Exemplar has begun operations in Bahia Blanca, a port city located 400 miles south of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.The Exemplar, with a storage capacity of 150,900 m3…

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