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ABS Approves HHI's Design for Mexico-targeted FSO

Feb 11, 2021

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries’design for a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessel that is planned for operations in Mexican waters…

SBM Offshore Expects Lower 2021 Earnings as Clients Cut Spending

Feb 11, 2021

SBM Offshore forecast that 2021 core earnings will be slightly below market expectations, the multinational oil firm said on Thursday, noting 2020 challenges will spill into 2021 as many of its clients had to cut budgets.The Dutch company, which supplies floating oil and gas production vessels…

With 28 Bidders Disqualified, Guyana Taps Hess to Market its Crude

Feb 10, 2021

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp has been selected to market two Guyana crude oil shipments as the emerging oil power seeks a permanent partner to handle its share of a major offshore oil find, the country's vice president said on Tuesday.The South…

Brazil: Petrobras, PetroRio Complete Frade Field Transaction

Feb 08, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has sold its 30 percent stake in the Frade offshore oil field to PetroRio. With the completion of the transaction, PetroRio now fully owns the field, located in the Campos Basin, north coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro…

Woodside Issued Enforcement Action over Nganhurra RTM Decommissioning

Feb 05, 2021

Australian offshore oil and gas regulator NOPSEMA on Friday said it was taking compliance action against oil firm Woodside Energy Ltd to ensure safe and responsible decommissioning of the Nganhurra riser turret mooring. The regulator said it was looking at possible breaches of law…

Bluewater Taps Royston for FPSO Engine Overhaul

Feb 04, 2021

FPSO operator Bluewater Services signed a framework agreement with marine engineering and maintenance firm Royston for engine overhaul, repair, and associated services on two of its FPSOs.Under the agreement, Royston will carry out planned engine…

Report: Keppel Submits Lowest Bid to Build FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Feb 04, 2021

A consortium led by Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard Limited offered Brazil's Petrobras the lowest price to build a floating platform for Buzios, Latin America's second-largest oil field, three people close to the competition said.Keppel offered to build P-78…

TMC to Deliver Air Compressors for Equinor's Bacalhau FPSO

Feb 03, 2021

TMC has won a contract to supply the marine compressed air system to the Bacalhau FPSO that Japan's MODEC is building for Equinor. The deal is one of TMC's biggest ever orders.TMC will supply the FPSO’s complete compressed air system consisting of several large offshore screw compressors…

Petrobras Receives Three Offers in FPSOs Tender

Feb 02, 2021

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras received offers from three consortia looking to build the company's first in-house platforms in more than seven years, the company said on Tuesday.In a release, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known…

Three60 Energy to Provide Duty Holder Services for FPSO Intrepid

Feb 02, 2021

Three60 Energy, a UK-based energy services company, will be providing Duty Holder O&M services to the FPSO Intrepid, currently producing from the Galoc Field, located offshore Palawan Island in the Philippines, in what is the company's first such contract outside of the UK…

Bulgartransgaz Takes 20% Stake in Greece's Gastrade

Jan 28, 2021

Bulgartransgaz, the operator of the national natural gas transmission network of Bulgaria, has officially taken a 20% share in Greek company Gastrade that is developing an LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) offshore Alexandroupolis…

Report: Samsung, Hyundai, Daewoo Gearing Up for Petrobras FPSO Tender

Jan 28, 2021

Three consortia including Asian shipyards are preparing to compete to build Brazil’s Petrobras’ first two in-house platforms in more than seven years, according to four people familiar with the tender who declined to be named as the information is private…

PetroRio Nears Full Takeover of Frade Offshore Field. Decom Costs Cut

Jan 22, 2021

Brazilian oil company PetroRio has received regulatory approval to acquire a 30% stake in the Frade oil field in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil from Petrobras.The company expects that the procedures for the assignment of 30% interest to PetroRio will be completed in the upcoming days…

Dana Taps KenzFigee for Lifting Services on Two FPSOs

Jan 22, 2021

Dutch offshore lifting equipment company KenzFigee has secured a five-year deal to provide lifting services for Dana Petroleum North Sea FPSOs.Under the contract, KenzFigee will provide its services on Dana Petroleum's ‘Triton’ and ‘Western Isles’ FPSOs…

First Gas from Energean's Karish Field Could Be Delayed for 2022

Jan 21, 2021

Energean said on Thursday the first gas from its flagship Israeli fields, due to start flowing at the end of this year, could slip by two to three months.The company said this was due to delays to increasing the workforce that is building its floating production…

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