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Eni Pens $8B Libya Offshore Gas Deal

Jan 29, 2023

Italian energy company Eni and Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) signed an $8 billion gas production deal on Saturday aimed at boosting energy supplies to Europe despite the insecurity and political chaos in the North African country. The deal…

TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

Jan 29, 2023

TotalEnergies is keen to start work on Lebanon's offshore Block 9 'as soon as possible', with assessments to begin early next month and well-drilling to launch in the third quarter of 2023, its CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Sunday.Pouyanne was…

New Petrobras CEO Says to Drive Energy Shift while Expanding Oil and Gas

Jan 27, 2023

The new chief executive of Petrobras told employees the oil company will drive Brazil's transition to renewable energy, while keeping its oil and gas expansion on track.The first remarks by Jean Paul Prates as CEO, in a video to employees, mark a strategy shift for the state-run firm…

Aker BP Awards Edvard Grieg EPCI Contract to Moreld Apply

Jan 27, 2023

Engineering firm Moreld Apply said it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Aker BP for the Edvard Grieg topside modification, part of the Utsira High tie-backs project.The purpose of…

Ørsted and Eversource Bid for New Offshore Wind Farm in New York

Jan 27, 2023

Ørsted and Eversource have submitted a joint proposal in response to New York State’s third round of offshore wind solicitations. 'Delivering clean, renewable power for at least 1 million New York homes, this submission includes multiple bids…

Ocyan to Operate PRIO's Offshore Drilling Rig

Jan 27, 2023

Brazilian offshore drilling company Ocyan said Friday it had signed a contract to operate oil company PRIO's West Capricorn semi-submersible drilling rig.PRIO (Petro Rio) bought the offshore drilling rig from the offshore drilling firm Aquadrill in June 2022…

4,600 Good-paying jobs: RWE, National Grid JV Bids for New York Offshore Wind Rights

Jan 27, 2023

A joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid called Community Wind has submitted a proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to provide New York State with electricity from 1.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to power nearly 500…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

Norway Finds 'Substantial' Mineral Resources on Its Seabed

Jan 27, 2023

A Norwegian study has found a 'substantial' amount of metals and minerals ranging from copper to rare earth metals on the seabed of its extended continental shelf, authorities said on Friday in their first official estimates. The Nordic country…

Mexican Energy Firms Lag Methane Emission Rules, Investigators say

Jan 27, 2023

Mexican oil and gas companies, including state giant Pemex, are lagging behind on their obligations to identify, report and mitigate methane emissions from their installations, an investigation by a group of non-profits found.Methane, a potent greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere…

Leading Light Wind Bids for New York Offshore Wind Contract

Jan 27, 2023

Leading Light Wind submitted its bid for an offshore wind power contract to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of New York's third competitive offshore wind solicitation.Leading Light Wind, led by Chicago-based Invenergy and New York-based energyRe…

Ecopetrol CEO Bayon to Step Down on March 31

Jan 27, 2023

Colombian majority-state-owned energy company Ecopetrol on Thursday said Chief Executive Felipe Bayon will leave his post on March 31, following more than five years in the position. Bayon's departure represents a shake-up for Colombia's biggest…

Equinor and BP Jointly Bid for New York's Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jan 27, 2023

Norway's Equinor and UK's BP on Thursday jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3).The bid was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent offshore wind energy solicitation…

QatarEnergy to Join TotalEnergies, Eni in Lebanon Offshore Exploration

Jan 27, 2023

QatarEnergy will join TotalEnergies and Eni in a three-way consortium to explore oil and gas in two maritime blocks off the coast of Lebanon, the Lebanese energy ministry said on Thursday.The announcement said agreements would be signed on Sunday…

Fatigue Led to OSV Striking GoM Production Platform -NTSB

Jan 27, 2023

Crew fatigue led to an offshore supply vessel striking an oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico in 2021, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Thursday.The offshore supply vessel (OSV) Elliot Cheramie was on its normal route between Port Fourchon…

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