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Interventek to Supply 20,000 psi Open-Water Well Intervention Valves to Trendsetter Engineering

May 10, 2023

Aberdeen-based subsea intervention technology company Interventek will supply 20,000 psi open-water well intervention shear and seal valves to Houston-based Trendsetter Engineering, Inc based in Houston.The agreement allows Trendsetter exclusive global rights to deploy the 20K…

Japan's Inpex Posts 61% Jump in Q1 Net Profit

May 10, 2023

Japan's Inpex posted a 61% surge in first-quarter net profit to 151.5 billion yen ($1.12 billion) as higher oil and gas sales coupled with a weaker yen boosted financials, it said on Wednesday, falling slightly short of the market expectations…

Guyana's Environmental Agency Appeals Court Decision Against Exxon

May 10, 2023

Guyana's environmental regulator on Tuesday appealed a court decision that last week declared that the agency and Exxon Mobil unit breached oil-spill insurance obligations for the company's first offshore project in the country.Guyana's High…

Indian Court Upholds Tribunal Ruling Favoring Reliance in Gas Migration Dispute

May 09, 2023

Delhi High Court has upheld the ruling of an arbitration panel favoring Reliance Industries and its foreign partners in a dispute over gas migration from fields operated by state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd, a court order shows. The oil…

Velesto Wins Offshore Drilling Contracts for Three Jack-up Rigs

May 09, 2023

Malaysian offshore drilling rig contractor Velesto Drilling has received three notices of assignments related to a drilling contract award with Petronas first announced in March.The contract is for providing three jack-up drilling rigs, the Naga 3…

Aramco Q1 Profit Falls 19% to $31.9B

May 09, 2023

Saudi oil giant Aramco posted a first-quarter net profit of 119.54 billion riyals ($31.88 billion) on Tuesday, a fall of about 19% from the previous year.It said the drop was mainly driven by lower crude prices, although partially offset by…

U.S. Offshore Vessel Owner Harvey Gulf Welcomes Philip Luongo as Executive VP

May 09, 2023

U.S.-based offshore vessel owner Harvey Gulf International Marine has said that Philip Luongo, a New York native and graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, has joined the company. After graduating Kings Point, Luongo upgraded his Unlimited U…

Brazil: Petro Rio Finds Oil in Maracanã Prospect Near Valente FPSO

May 09, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petro Rio said Tuesday it had found evidence of oil in the Maracanã prospect (3-PRIO-1-RJS well), which is located 6km southwest of Valente FPSO (ex-Frade FPSO).The primary target (Eocene sandstone), presented a column of 36 meters of oil…

North Star to Expand Offshore Wind Fleet with Two New Vessels from Vard

May 09, 2023

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, part of Italy's Fincantieri, has signed new contracts to design and construct two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star.The agreement also has an option for two additional ships…

Suriname's Staatsolie Awards Offshore Blocks to TotalEnergies and QatarEnergy

May 09, 2023

Suriname's state-owned oil company Staatsolie said on Monday it has signed production sharing contracts for two offshore blocks with France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's QatarEnergy. Under the joint operating agreements signed with TotalEnergies and QatarEnergy for blocks 6 and 8…

Enquest to Boost Gas Output from Malaysia's Seligi Offshore Field

May 09, 2023

Oil producer Enquest said on Tuesday it signed an agreement with Petronas to produce additional gas from the Seligi field in Malaysia through existing infrastructure until the end of 2025. The deal is expected to increase EnQuest's gas production by around 25 million standard cubic feet per day…

Australia Gov't to Change Petroleum Tax, LNG Projects to Pay More

May 08, 2023

Australia will change its Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) to increase the tax paid by the offshore LNG industry, moves that should increase revenue by A$2.4 billion ($1.6 billion) over the next four fiscal years, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on Saturday…

Equinor and Partners Invest $9 Billion in BM-C-33 Offshore Project in Brazil

May 08, 2023

Equinor, Repsol Sinopec Brasil, and Petrobras have taken the investment decision to develop the BM-C-33 project in Brazil. The investment is approximately USD 9 billion.Located in the Campos Basin, BM-C-33 comprises three different pre-salt discoveries – Pão de Açúcar…

Petrobras Will Only Build Part of Offshore Oil Platforms in Brazil, Top Executive Says

May 08, 2023

Petrobras will not do all of its shipbuilding work in Brazil, a top executive said, dashing industry hopes the state-controlled oil firm would review its awarding process to spur job creation. Steel groups, shipping unions and 14 other organizations…

Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett: No Plans to Buy Occidental Petroleum

May 08, 2023

- Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is not planning to acquire Occidental Petroleum Corp but remains happy with its large investment in the oil company. Speaking at Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting, Buffett rejected…

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