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Saipem Nets $325M Offshore Drilling Deal with Aker BP

Mar 17, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded Italy's Saipem an offshore drilling contract worth $325 million.Saipem said Thursday the operations under the three-year contract, to be carried out by the Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible drilling rig…

Frontera to Lend $35M to CGX for Guyana Drilling

Mar 11, 2022

Guyana-focused oil companies Frontera Energy Corporation and CGX Energy, joint venture partners in the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, said Friday they'd entered into a $35 million loan deal that will enable CGX to continue to finance part of its share of costs related to the Corentyne Block…

Tullow Oil Sees Ghana Offshore Fields Production at 150,000 boe/d by 2025

Mar 09, 2022

West Africa-focused Tullow Oil's chief executive TLW.L said on Wednesday its Jubilee offshore oilfield in Ghana could produce 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and the TEN field 50,000 boe/d by 2025 under current spending plans…

Coral Sul FLNG: World's Deepest FLNG Unit Moored Off Mozambique

Mar 07, 2022

The mooring of Coral Sul (South) FLNG, East Africa's first FLNG unit, and the world's deepest, was completed last week.The giant Coral Sul FLNG unit, 432 meters long and 66 meters wide, and weighing around 220,000 tons, earlier this year arrived…

TotalEnergies Could Lose S. Africa Offshore Block If It Does Not Submit Output Plan

Mar 02, 2022

Oil major TotalEnergies could see its license to develop a major offshore South African gas find scrapped if it does not submit a production plan by September, the oil and gas regulator said on Thursday.TotalEnergies discovered two large gas fields…

Venus 1-X Well: Total Makes 'Significant' Oil Discovery Offshore Namibia

Feb 24, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies said Thursday it had made a significant discovery of light oil with associated gas on the Venus prospect, located in block 2913B in the Orange Basin, offshore southern Namibia.TotalEnergies said that its Venus…

Na Kika Tie-back: BP Starts Production from Herschel Expansion in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 22, 2022

Oil major BP has started up production from its Herschel Expansion project in the Gulf of Mexico, in what is the first of four major projects scheduled to be delivered by BP globally in 2022.The first phase of the Herschel Expansion project…

ExxonMobil Spuds Cutthroat Well Offshore Brazil

Feb 21, 2022

ExxonMobil has started drilling at the Cutthroat prospect in a deepwater block in the Sergipe Alagoas Basin, offshore Brazil.The news of the drilling start-up was shared by Enauta, one of Exxon's partners in Block SEAL-M-428, where the well site is located…

Coastline Exploration Signs Seven PSAs for Offshore Blocks in Somalia

Feb 21, 2022

East Africa-focused oil and gas company Coastline Exploration has signed seven Production Sharing Agreements ('PSAs') covering offshore, deep-water blocks of the Federal Republic of Somalia. Coastline, established in 2018, said that the PSAs…

TotalEnergies Withdraws from North Platte Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 10, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies said Thursday it wouldn't sanction the North Platte deepwater project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and that it would withdraw from it. Equinor said it was disappointed with the decision, but that it would move forward with the development…

Enauta Books Semi-Submersible Rig for Atlanta Field Drilling

Feb 09, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta has hired the Alpha Star semi-submersible drilling rig to drill the fourth production well at its Atlanta field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.Enauta expects to start drilling in the fourth quarter of 2022…

BSEE Inspects Murphy Oil’s New King’s Quay Platform Ahead of First Oil

Feb 07, 2022

U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors and engineers last week carried out an offshore regulatory pre-production inspection of Murphy Oil’s King’s Quay floating production system (FPS) platform. The facility, a semi-submersible FPS…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: 'Encouraging Result' at Winterfell-2 Offshore Well

Jan 18, 2022

The drilling of Beacon Offshore Energy's Winterfell-2 appraisal well on Block 943 in the Green Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has been completed with the well showing encouraging results, Kosmos Energy, a partner in the project said Tuesday…

Eni Extends BW Offshore's Abo FPSO

Jan 06, 2022

Italian oil company Eni has extended its contract for BW Offshore's Abo floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for another year.The FPSO's owner BW Offshore said Thursday it has signed the extension with Eni's subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration…

Sembcorp Marine Delivers Vito Floater to Shell

Jan 06, 2022

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine said Thursday it had completed the construction of the Vito floating production facility, bound for deployment in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for Shell.The integration of Vito’s topside structure with its hull was executed by a pair of goliath cranes with 30…

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