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OKEA: Yme Field Start-Up Might Be Put Off for 2021

Apr 28, 2020

Norwegian independent oil firm OKEA will ask its bondholders for a waiver of bond covenants and sees a risk of the Yme field development being delayed until 2021, the company said on Tuesday.The firm co-founded by Norway's former oil minister…

Jadestone Delays Stag, Montara Drilling

Apr 22, 2020

After recently delaying projects in Vietnam, London-listed oil company Jadestone Energy has decided to postpone infill drilling programs at its Stag and Montara offshore fields in Australia, in a move to reduce cash spending due to the oil price rout…

'Major' North Sea Deal for Rever Offshore with Perenco

Apr 21, 2020

UK-based Rever Offshore has said it has won 'a major' contract win with Perenco the Southern North Sea.The company said the contract was a multi-million-pound one, but did not provide the exact value.According to Rever Offshore, the award is…

TechnipFMC Tallies Woodside Subsea Contract

Apr 20, 2020

Services company TechnipFMC said it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Australia's Woodside for the development of the Lambert Deep and Phase 3 of the Greater Western Flank fields…

Petrobras Begins Halting Operations of 62 Platforms

Apr 15, 2020

Brazil's state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday it had begun suspending operations of 62 shallow water platforms in the Campos, Sergipe, Potiguar and Ceara basins.Petrobras, as the company is known, had previously announced the shutdowns…

At Least One Worker at Pemex Offshore Platform Infected with Coronavirus

Apr 14, 2020

At least one worker at Mexican state oil company Pemex's Abkatun-A processing center, in shallow waters in the Gulf of Mexico, has been diagnosed with coronavirus, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.At the end of last week…

Noble Corp. Withdraws Guidance as Offshore Drilling Outlook Turns Bleak

Apr 10, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has backtracked on its 2020 guidance announced in February, citing the recent sharp decline of oil price due to the oil oversupply and drop in demand caused by COVID-19, as the reason.Noble Corp…

Lukoil Pressing Ahead with Caspian Sea Works. Valery Grayfer Field LQ Jacket Launched

Apr 10, 2020

The Russian oil company Lukoil is pressing ahead with the development of the Valery Grayfer field in the Caspian Sea. The company on Friday said it had launched the jacket of the living quarters platform from the yard to the Caspian Sea.The…

Offshore Drillers to Lose $3B Due To COVID-19, Low Oil Prices

Apr 09, 2020

Offshore drillings contractors leasing drilling rigs to oil and gas companies are set to lose contracts worth $3 billion in combined revenue in 2020 and 2021, Rystad Energy said Thursday, citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices…

Upland Relinquishes Moray Firth License

Apr 08, 2020

London-listed oil company Upland Resources has, with partners, relinquished an offshore license in the UK sector of the North Sea.Upland said Wednesday that it had relinquished Licence P2470 in the Inner Moray Firth. The license included blocks 11/23…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel to Remove Valhall Platforms

Apr 08, 2020

Offshore installation and decommissioning firm Allseas has won a contract to remove three complete offshore platforms and two jackets in Norway for Aker BP.The company said on Wednesday that Aker BP had awarded it a deal for the removal and…

Key Offshore Wildcat Wells At Risk of Being Suspended

Apr 08, 2020

At least nine of the world’s top planned exploration wells for 2020 are at risk of being suspended as a result of the blended impact of COVID-19 on oil and gas activities and the oil price war, Rystad Energy said Tuesday.These wells, the Norwegian energy intelligence firm said…

Equinor's Johan Sverdrup to Hit Upgraded Oil Output Target in May

Mar 30, 2020

Norwegian oil company Equinor has said its Johan Sverdrup field will reach plateau production faster than previously expected. The company also said that the North Sea field's plateau target will increase.The giant oil field's first phase is now expected to reach plateau production in early May…

KS Drilling Slapped with $24M Claim, Contract Termination after Rig Incident

Mar 27, 2020

Singapore-based drilling contractor KS Drilling has seen its offshore rig contract cancelled, and has been slapped by a $23,5 million claim after its drilling rig in February was involved in an incident offshore Indonesia.The Java Star jack…

IMI Wraps ARO Drilling Jack-Up Overhaul

Mar 26, 2020

International Maritime Industries (IMI) has completed the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul contract on ARO Drilling's ARO-2003 (SAR201) jack-up rig in Saudi Arabia.IMI, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco, Lamprell, Bahri and Hyundai Heavy Industries…

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