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Enauta Resumes Output from Atlanta Field after Corrosion-Induced Halt

Feb 22, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has resumed production from its Atlanta offshore oil field, in the Santos Basin, in Brazil.Enauta, previously known as Quireoz Galvao, had in November 2020 announced the 'preventive suspension' of Atlanta field’s production…

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Nominates Retired Army General as Next CEO of Petrobras

Feb 22, 2021

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's nominee to lead state-run oil company Petrobras said on Saturday the company needs to find 'balance' in fuel pricing, considering the impact on shareholders, investors, sellers and consumers.Joaquim Silva e Luna…

Report: Brazil's President Pressing for Petrobras CEO Resignation

Feb 19, 2021

The chief executive of Brazil's state-led oil company Petrobras is trying to fight off President Jair Bolsonaro's bid to oust him over his insistence on raising gasoline prices in line with international market hikes, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday…

Shearwater to Carry Out Largest OBN Seismic Survey in Brazil

Feb 17, 2021

Marine seismic data acquisition company Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract with Petrobras for deepwater Ocean Bottom Node seismic acquisition for the Tupi and Iracema projects in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.'This will be the largest OBN seismic survey in Brazil…

Palfinger to Deliver Lifeboats, Cranes for Anna Nery FPSO

Feb 12, 2021

Palfinger has won an order to deliver cranes, lifeboats, a rescue boat, and davits for Malaysia-based Yinson's Anna Nery FPSO, which will, once complete be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 field offshore Brazil.Under the order, Palfinger will…

Offshore Services Firm OceanPact Completes $227 Million IPO

Feb 10, 2021

Brazil maritime services provider OceanPact Servicos Maritimos has concluded a 1.22 billion reais ($226.51 million) initial public offering, according to a securities filing on Wednesday.OceanPact priced the offer at 11.15 reais per share, at the bottom limit of the indicative range of up to 13…

With 28 Bidders Disqualified, Guyana Taps Hess to Market its Crude

Feb 10, 2021

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp has been selected to market two Guyana crude oil shipments as the emerging oil power seeks a permanent partner to handle its share of a major offshore oil find, the country's vice president said on Tuesday.The South…

Sapura Energy Says Brazilian JV Unaffected by Seadrill's Chapter 11 Filings

Feb 09, 2021

Malaysian offshore energy services firm Sapura Energy said that its Brazilian joint venture with Seadrill is not affected by Chapter 11 cases filed by several Seadrill subsidiaries operating in Asia. Sapura Energy said it was responding to media…

Brazil: Petrobras, PetroRio Complete Frade Field Transaction

Feb 08, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has sold its 30 percent stake in the Frade offshore oil field to PetroRio. With the completion of the transaction, PetroRio now fully owns the field, located in the Campos Basin, north coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro…

Guyana Terminates Taiwan Office Deal amid China Pressure

Feb 05, 2021

Guyana on Thursday abruptly terminated an agreement with Taiwan to open an office in the South American country, hours after China urged Georgetown to 'correct their mistake.'Taiwan's foreign ministry earlier on Thursday said it had signed an agreement with Guyana on Jan…

Report: Keppel Submits Lowest Bid to Build FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Feb 04, 2021

A consortium led by Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard Limited offered Brazil's Petrobras the lowest price to build a floating platform for Buzios, Latin America's second-largest oil field, three people close to the competition said.Keppel offered to build P-78…

PGS Completes Seismic Survey over 17th Round Blocks in Brazil's Campos Basin

Feb 03, 2021

Norwegian seismic surveyor PGS has informed it has completed the survey of additional open acreage to complete PGS coverage of the emerging plays of the outboard Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.Per PGS, the survey, carried out by the Ramform Titan seismic vessel…

TMC to Deliver Air Compressors for Equinor's Bacalhau FPSO

Feb 03, 2021

TMC has won a contract to supply the marine compressed air system to the Bacalhau FPSO that Japan's MODEC is building for Equinor. The deal is one of TMC's biggest ever orders.TMC will supply the FPSO’s complete compressed air system consisting of several large offshore screw compressors…

Petrobras Receives Three Offers in FPSOs Tender

Feb 02, 2021

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras received offers from three consortia looking to build the company's first in-house platforms in more than seven years, the company said on Tuesday.In a release, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known…

Petrobras Sells Stake in Peroá Cluster

Feb 02, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has agreed to sell its share in Peroá Cluster to companies OP Energia and DBO Energia for up to $55 million.Petrobras will sell its interests in the mature gas fields Peroá and Cangoá, and in the concession BM-ES-21 containing the Malombe Discovery…

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