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VIDEO: SBM Offshore's Prosperity FPSO Leaves Dry Dock in Singapore

Mar 31, 2022

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will be Guyana's third offshore production unit after the Liza Destiny and Liza Unity, has recently left the dry dock in Singapore, in preparation for topside installation works.The hull arrived in Singapore last year from China where it was built…

Eni Shares Major Resource Upgrade for Ndungu Field Offshore Angola

Mar 28, 2022

Italian oil firm Eni on Monday announced 'a major upgrade' of the resource base in the Ndungu field, located some 130 km off the coast of Angola, and about 10 km from the Ngoma FPSO in the West Hub of block 15/06.Eni said it had drilled the…

Aker BP Gets Gov't OK to Raise Gas Output from Skarv Offshore Field

Mar 28, 2022

Norway's Aker BP has won permission to increase gas exports from its Skarv field, the country's energy ministry said on Monday, enabling the company to take advantage of high gas prices that now exceed the price of oil.Until now, Aker BP has…

Hurricane Energy, Bluewater Strike Deal on Aoka Mizu FPSO Charter Extension

Mar 28, 2022

UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy said Friday it had signed a contract with Bluewater, the owner of the Aoka Mizu FPSO, for an extension to the bareboat charter beyond the current expiry date of June 4, 2022.The FPSO has been producing…

Ampelmann, MMA Offshore Team Up for FPSO Support in Ivory Coast

Mar 24, 2022

Dutch offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann said Thursday it had secured a contract to support maintenance work on a floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) in Ivory Coast.'An A-type motion compensated gangway has been fitted to MMA Offshore’s DP2 vessel…

Norway: Shell Given OK for Knarr FPSO Removal

Mar 24, 2022

Oil major Shell has received regulatory approval for the removal of the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO and seabed structures on the Knarr field, offshore Norway.Discovered in 2008, Knarr is a field in the northern part of the North Sea, 50 kilometers northeast of the Snorre field…

Italy Plans Two FSRU Units to Cut Russia Gas Reliance

Mar 24, 2022

Italy is looking to install two floating storage and regasification units (FSRU) to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports as part of plans to cut reliance on Russian gas, Italy's energy transition minister said on Tuesday.'Today we officially…

DOF Subsea to Help VAALCO with FPSO/FSO Swap Offshore Gabon

Mar 24, 2022

Oil and gas company VAALCO Energy has hired DOF Subsea to perform subsea construction and installation services offshore Gabon, where the company operates the Etame field.The contract is for the support of the subsea reconfiguration associated…

Indigenous Australians Ask S. Korea Court to Block Loans to $3.6B Offshore Gas Project

Mar 24, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has gone to court in South Korea seeking to block the country's export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.People from the Tiwi…

SBM Offshore Divests 45% Stake in Brazil-bound FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão

Mar 23, 2022

Dutch FPSO leasing company SBM Offshore has divested a 45% stake in the under-construction FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão, bound to be deployed at Petrobras Mero field offshore Brazil'SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that it has entered into a…

PHOTO: Njord A Platform Heads Offshore After Extensive Upgrades Completed

Mar 22, 2022

Aker Solutions has completed years-long work to upgrade the drilling and production platform Njord A for client Equinor.'Towing it back to the field has started today, March 22. The project has provided more than 6,000 man-years in Norway and…

Rights Group Calls on French Prosecutors to Probe SBM Offshore

Mar 22, 2022

Rights group Sherpa has called on French prosecutors to open an investigation into alleged corruption related to the activities of Dutch oil and gas services firm SBM Offshore, it said in a statement on Monday.Sherpa said it had filed a request…

Shell Gets Approval to Restart Production from Prelude FLNG

Mar 21, 2022

Australia's offshore petroleum watchdog has cleared the way for Shell to restart its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off northwestern Australia after a power outage forced a shutdown in December.Shell has given no timeframe for when production will resume at the 3…

Regulator: Brazil Cannot Add Oil to the Market Any Faster

Mar 21, 2022

Brazil this decade expects to gradually add 3 million barrels per day of oil and gas to its production but cannot speed up those plans to offset a ban on Russian oil, top oil regulator Rodolfo Saboia told Reuters last week.One of the largest and fastest-growing non-OPEC oil producers…

Energean Pens Gas Sales Deal with IEC, Israel's Largest Gas Buyer

Mar 15, 2022

Oil and gas company Energean, focused on bringing online the Karish gas field offshore Israel, said Monday it had signed a supply agreement with the Israel Electric Company, the largest Israeli buyer of natural gas.'IEC will now have the right to purchase natural gas from Energean’s fields…

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