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Gallery: Itapu Oil Field FPSO Leaves Shipyard (Brazil)

Oct 18, 2022

Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, has completed the construction of the P-71 FPSO, integrating topsides on the China-built hull.The new FPSO vessel left the EJA shipyard on Tuesday. It will…

TotalEnergies, Petronas Carigali, and Shell Sign PSC for Ultra-deepwater Offshore Block in Malaysia

Oct 13, 2022

Malaysia's Petronas has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with TotalEnergies, Petronas Carigali, and Shell for Block 2K, an ultra-deepwater block off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia.According to Petronas, Block SB 2K, with a depth of up to 3…

FPSO Anita Garibaldi Leaves China Shipyard for Brazil

Oct 07, 2022

Brazilian oil and gas firm Petrobras said Thursday that the Anita Garibaldi FPSO had left the DSIC Marine Yard shipyard, in Dalian, China, and is now en route to Brazil. The FPSO, being supplied by MODEC will be deployed at the the Marlim and Voador fields…

C-Innovation and Grand Isle Shipyard Awarded P&A Work

Sep 29, 2022

C-Innovation (C-I) and Grand Isle Shipyard, LLC (GIS) have been awarded a plug and abandonment contract by Helix Alliance Decom, LLC to provide pre-feed services for the decommissioning of three offshore platforms for a major deepwater client…

US Offshore Oil Output Drops as Hurricane Ian Approaches

Sep 27, 2022

U.S. offshore oil producers on Tuesday were keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Ian's track as the powerful storm shut-in at least 480,000 barrels of oil production as it heads toward Florida.The hurricane entered the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday and is forecast to become a dangerous…

TechnipFMC Nets 'Significant' EPCI Deal with TotalEnergies in Brazil

Sep 15, 2022

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC said Wednesday it had secured a significant contract with the oil major TotalEnergies for its Lapa North East field in the pre-salt Santos Basin offshore Brazil. For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between $75 million and $250 million…

Pemex Deepwater Gas Project Draws Rebuke from Mexico's Regulator

Sep 13, 2022

Mexico's oil regulator and state company Pemex are at odds over how to develop a deepwater natural gas project, eight people close to the matter said, threatening to stall a $1.5 billion energy venture.Officials at regulator National Hydrocarbons…

Shell Brings Online U.S. Gulf of Mexico Well, Hess Says

Sep 09, 2022

U.S. oil and gas firm Hess Corp says first oil began flowing last month from a Shell-operated Llano-6 well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a project for which it owns a 50% stake. Hess, best known for its 30% interest in the Exxon Mobil-operated Guyana offshore oil and gas development…

Shell, Petronas Develop Rosmari-Marjoram Gas Fields in Malaysia Using Solar-powered Offshore Platform

Sep 05, 2022

International oil major Shell has, together with Malaysia's Petronas, reached a final investment decision (FID) to develop the Rosmari-Marjoram deepwater sour gas fields, discovered in 2014, offshore Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia.Shell,which is the operator of the project with an 80 percent stake…

Namibia Sees TotalEnergies and Shell Oil Projects Starting Production in 4 years

Sep 02, 2022

Oil discoveries by TotalEnergies and Shell off the coast of Namibia could start production in four years, Namibia Energy Minister Tom Alweendo said at a conference in Dakar on Thursday.Alweendo said Namibia had agreed with the companies that they should start production as fast as possible…

Exxon, Shell, Chevron End Lawsuits Against Nigeria's State-owned Oil Company

Aug 25, 2022

Four major oil companies have agreed to end U.S. lawsuits that together sought to enforce multi-billion dollar arbitration awards against Nigeria's state-owned oil company, after reaching new deepwater oil production sharing agreements.Two federal judges on Aug…

ONGC Inks Deal with ExxonMobil for Deepwater Exploration in India

Aug 19, 2022

Indian oil explorer and producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp said on Wednesday it signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with global petroleum giant ExxonMobil Corp for deepwater exploration in the country's East and West coasts.The two oil explorers…

Petrobras Selling Two Concessions in Potiguar Basin

Aug 16, 2022

Brazil's Petrobras said on Tuesday it has started the process of looking for bidders for a 40% stake in two exploration oil concessions in the Potiguar Basin's deepwaters.Petroleo Brasileiro, as the company is formally known, owns 100% of the…

Nigeria's NNPC Renews Oil Contracts to Produce 10 Bln Barrels

Aug 12, 2022

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd on Friday renewed oil production sharing agreements with international majors and local firms for five deepwater blocks that officials said could produce up to 10 billion barrels over the next 20 years…

High Impact Exploration Sees Rebound

Aug 04, 2022

38 high-impact exploration wells were drilled in the first half of 2022, similar to the same period in 2021 when 39 wells completed, says industry analysts Westwood Global Energy Group. The 38 wells resulted in 13 potentially commercial discoveries at a 34% commercial success rate…

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