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Ocyan Inks First post-'Car Wash' Contract with Petrobras

Jul 29, 2019

Brazil's Petrobras has signed a two-year contract to lease a drilling rig from Ocyan, formerly known as Odebrecht Oleo e Gas, an executive told Reuters, in the first deal between the firms since a corruption scandal erupted five years ago.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Petrobras Reports Higher Q2 Production

Jul 26, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA posted a modest production boost in the second quarter, but failed to live up to market expectations, sending shares down over 2% in morning trade.In an early Friday securities filing, Petrobras…

Eni Finds More Oil Offshore Angola

Jul 25, 2019

Italy's Eni reported good results in its first appraisal well of the Agogo discovery in Block 15/06, offshore Angola.The Agogo-2 well results confirm 650 million barrels of oil in place at the Agogo field and indicate further upside in its northern…

Eastern Med Heats Up

Jul 22, 2019

Suppliers hoping to tap the fast-warming Eastern Mediterranean energy market need look no further than the consortia submitting bids on 12 of 19 exploration blocks offshore Israel.With gas-supply deals in place with Egypt, Jordan, Greece and domestic Israeli producers…

FPSO Liza Destiny Sets Sail for Guyana

Jul 19, 2019

The very first production vessel destined for operations offshore Guyana has departed Singapore en route to the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek block off the northeastern coast of South America.The Liza Destiny floating, production, storage and…

Keppel Wins Yinson FPSO Modification Work

Jul 16, 2019

Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, secured a contract from repeat customer Yinson for the modification of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO)…

North Sea FPSO Goes on Remote Control

Jul 11, 2019

Fugro said it has provided remote positioning services on board a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for Bluewater during a scheduled subsea inspection, repair and maintenance campaign in the North Sea.The recent week-long…

Siemens to Power Eni Mexico Area 1 FPSO

Jul 11, 2019

Tech conglomerate Siemens said it will provide three 34-megawatt (MW) SGT-A35 gas turbine power generation packages to power a floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO) that will operate for Eni off the coast of Mexico.The Eni…

Hurricane Raises 2020 Production Guidance

Jul 11, 2019

Hurricane Energy's shares recorded their biggest daily rise since 2017 on Thursday, jumping more than 13% after the group upped its production guidance for 2020 on positive results from its so-called fractured basement reservoirs in Britain…

Near Miss on the Terra Nova FPSO

Jul 10, 2019

Canada's offshore safety regulator said it is monitoring Suncor Energy’s continued investigation into a potentially fatal incident on board the Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) that occurred on June 24.The incident…

Woodside Starts Commissioning at Greater Enfield

Jul 10, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has started commissioning activities at the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield oil project off the state of Western Australia, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.Oil from the project is expected to be sought after by traders in Asia…

Floater Sector Active Despite Market Volatility

Jul 08, 2019

Activity in the floating production sector has not been slowed by the recent volatility seen across global oil markets, according to a recent report by World Energy Reports (WER).Brent oil, which had reached as high as the mid $70 range earlier this year…

Multi-pronged Brazil Effort Paying off for Norwegians

Jul 08, 2019

After painstakingly plying Petrobras for years, Norway’s offshore supplier-contractors and their halo of sub-suppliers are again earning big Brazilian orders en masse, as the BRIC country’s untapped reserves compel the national oil company to buy — and borrow — Norwegian…

NOV to Supply STP for MJ FPSO

Jul 03, 2019

APL, a business unit within NOV's Completion & Production Solutions segment, has secured the contract from South Korean builder Samsung Heavy Industries to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for a newbuild floating production…

Mauritania: Change after Chinguetti

Jul 02, 2019

Mauritania is back, it seems, as Africa’s newest oil province, just 13 years after a sudden production drop at its first offshore oilfield, Chinguetti, precipitated the authorities ire over contracts and a rash of oil company departures.Now…

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