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Halliburton, Oil States Partner Up to Provide Deepwater Managed Pressure Drilling Solutions

Nov 06, 2023

Oilfield services players Halliburton and Oil States Industries have entered into a strategic collaboration that combines their technologies to provide deepwater managed pressure drilling (MPD) solutions.According to Halliburton, MPD provides…

Guyana Says Another 'Significant Discovery' Made in Stabroek Block

Oct 26, 2023

An appraisal well drilled by a consortium led by Exxon Mobil in Guyana has resulted in a 'significant discovery' of oil and gas, the South American country's energy ministry said on Thursday.The Lancetfish-2 well results mark the fourth offshore discovery in the country this year…

TechnipFMC Wins Its Largest Flexible Pipe Deal in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 25, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Tuesday it had won a contract with Australia's Woodside Energy to manufacture flexible pipe for a deepwater oilfield development in Mexico.Under the contract of an undisclosed value, the company will supply…

More Than 20 Companies Competing for Guyana's Oil Marketing Contract

Oct 17, 2023

More than 20 companies including Exxon Mobil, a unit of Saudi Aramco, BP and Shell have submitted bids to compete for a contract to market Guyana's share of oil production, the government said on Tuesday.The 12-month contract, which allows the…

Output from Brazil's Petrobras Hits Nearly 4 Mln Barrels in Third Quarter

Oct 17, 2023

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras said on Monday that its combined crude and natural gas output in the third quarter reached 3.98 million barrels of oil equivalent per day from the projects it operates. The output was almost 8% higher than production during the previous three quarters…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Takes on Challenging Pipelay Project for BP

Oct 05, 2023

Oil major BP has selected offshore installation contractor Allseas to complete the subsea pipelay scope for its ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Allseas will conduct the offshore…

Scana's Subseatec Nets 'Sizeable' Contract for US Gulf of Mexico Subsea Project

Oct 03, 2023

Scana-owned Subseatec has signed a 'sizeable' contract with an unnamed international energy company to deliver steel stress joints for a subsea development in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Subseatec’s scope is a total delivery of steel stress joints in low-alloy steel…

Exxon, Hess Exit Kaieteur Offshore Oil Exploration Block in Guyana

Sep 28, 2023

U.S. oil producers ExxonMobil and Hess Corp have withdrawn from exploring the Kaieteur block in Guyana’s deepwaters, Exxon said on Thursday, after disappointing exploration results.The exit comes as the producers focus on their larger and highly productive Stabroek block…

Constellation's Alpha Star Offshore Rig Wins Multi-year Petrobras Contract

Sep 28, 2023

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras has awarded a long-term contract for offshore drilling contractor Constellation's semi-submersible drilling rig Alpha Star.According to Constellation, the  US$ 392 million contract has a firm duration of 1095 days plus a mutually agreed option…

Drillship Ordered in 2013 Wins First Contract

Sep 14, 2023

Offshore drilling company Transocean said Thursday it had secured a three-year contract for the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Aquila with 'a national oil company' for work offshore Brazil. The contract is expected to start in…

TotalEnergies to Evaluate $9 Billion Energy Project in Suriname

Sep 13, 2023

TotalEnergies will begin studies for developing a $9 billion oil and gas project at Suriname's most promising offshore area, the French energy firm said on Wednesday during a visit by its CEO to the South American country.CEO Patrick Pouyanne…

Ahead of Schedule: Woodside's U.S. Gulf of Mexico Project Starts Production

Sep 13, 2023

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside said Wednesday its Shenzi North project has started production in the deepwater US Gulf ofMexico.Shenzi North is a two-well subsea tieback that takes advantage of the existing Shenzi infrastructure to increase the production capacity of the asset…

Valaris Secures $65 Million in New Offshore Drilling Contracts

Sep 11, 2023

Offshore drilling company on Monday announced new drilling contracts worth $65 million in total, excluding lump sum payments such as mobilization fees and capital reimbursements.These contracts were awarded after the company issued its most recent fleet status report on August 1…

TotalEnergies CEO Sees Sizeable Deepwater Development in Suriname

Sep 07, 2023

TotalEnergies' Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne will visit Suriname next week with the possibility of 'good news' on developing oil projects in the South American country, he said on Wednesday at a conference.France's TotalEnergies and partner U…

BW Energy Closes Deal to Acquire Saipem FPSO in Brazil

Aug 29, 2023

Norway's BW Energy is now able to move forward with its acquisition of the FPSO Cidade de Vitória on the Golfinho field in Brazil, more than a year after it reached a deal with the FPSO's Italian owner Saipem.The two companies had signed a memorandum…

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