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Petrobras Makes History, Sells First FPSO for Green Recycling in Brazil

Jul 11, 2023

In a first, Brazilian oil company Petrobras last week reportedly sold the P-32 FPSO for sustainable recycling in Brazil, paving the way for the development of the local ship recycling industry.The sale of the floating unit P-32 reportedly took place on July 7…

Hibiscus Petroleum's Teal West Offshore Project One Step Closer to FDP Approval

Jul 10, 2023

Anasuria Hibiscus UK Limited, a subsidiary of the Malaysian oil and gas company Hibiscus Petroleum said it has received the consent for the Environmental Statement for the Teal West Development in the UK.The consent was granted by the Offshore…

BW Offshore Sells FPSO Sendje Berge

Jul 07, 2023

BW Offshore has today closed the transaction for the sale of the FPSO Sendje Berge in Nigeria to 'a local FPSO owner and operator' for $15 million. Following the transaction, the buyer has assumed responsibility for the operations of the FPSO Sendje Berge…

Another Short Term Extension for FPSO Offshore Nigeria

Jul 03, 2023

BW Offshore has signed a short-term extension for Abo FPSO with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of ENI S.p.A.BW Offshore is in talks to divest the FPSO, operating at the Abo field offshore Nigeria, and seen as non-core to its FPSO fleet…

South Korean Shipbuilder to Build Floating Production Platform for Mexican Offshore Project

Jul 03, 2023

South Korea’s HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. said Monday in a stock exchange announcement that it had received a contract to build a floating production unit for a client in Mexico.The contract, awarded by an oil developer in Mexico, is worth 1…

India: BP and RIL Bring MJ Offshore Field Online

Jun 30, 2023

UK-based oil major BP, and India's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)  on Friday confirmed the start of production from the MJ field offshore India, following testing and commissioning activities. The MJ field represents the last of three major…

FPSO PTSC Lam Son in Vietnam Gets Contract Extension Worth $27.3 Million

Jun 30, 2023

Malaysian FPSO leasing firm Yinson Production has, through its PTSC AP joint venture company with Vietnam's PTSC, received a 12-month extension for the bareboat charter contract for FPSO PTSC Lam Son, with a further automatic extension of 6 months…

Scana's Seasystems Secures Sizeable Contracts for FPSO Project in Ivory Coast

Jun 28, 2023

Scana-owned Seasystems has secured contracts for an FPSO project offshore the Ivory Coast with an unnamed client.The first contract is regarding the upgrade and refurbishment of a mooring system supplied by Seasystems in 2008, and the second…

Indonesia Sets a July Deadline for IDD Offshore Gas Project Divestment

Jun 26, 2023

The Indonesian government hopes to have the matter of the operatorship of the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) gas project settled by next month after years of delay, the energy minister said on Friday.Operator Chevron, which owns a 62% stake…

Brazil-bound FPSO Sepetiba Departs BOMESC Shipyard in China

Jun 19, 2023

The Brazil-bound FPSO Sepetiba sailed away from the BOMESC shipyard in China on June 16, 2023, following completion of the topsides integration and onshore commissioning phases.The unit—SBM Offshore’s third Fast4Ward FPSO—is transiting to the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil…

BW Energy: New Well Adds 6,000 Barrels Per Day at Offshore Field in Gabon

Jun 15, 2023

Oil and gas company BW Energy said Thursday that production had started from second well of the Hibiscus / Ruche Phase 1 development in the Dussafu licence offshore Gabon. 'Production performance from the well has been in line with expectations and is currently stabilized at approximately 6…

BW Offshore Sells Espoir Ivoirien FPSO

Jun 12, 2023

BW Offshore on Monday closed the transaction for the sale of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien to its client, CNR International, for $20 million.The closing of the deal comes after several short-term charter extensions for the FPSO operating offshore the Ivory Coast…

Island Offshore Bags Offshore Mooring Work in Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Mexico

Jun 09, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island Offshore has recently secured work for its Island Victory vessel, which will install a mooring spread for an FSRU (Floating Storage Regasification Unit) for an undisclosed client. The contract kicks in the autumn of 2023 and has a duration of  90-120 days…

Guyana Court Stays Order for Exxon to Give Unlimited Guarantee for Oil Spills

Jun 09, 2023

A Guyana Appellate Court judge on Thursday temporarily stayed a lower court's order requiring Exxon Mobil and partners in offshore oil production to provide an unlimited guarantee to cover potential oil spills.The stay lifts a cloud over oil production at the nation's first offshore oil platform…

MOL's Investment to Expedite Final Investment Decisions on Delfin's FLNG Vessels

Jun 09, 2023

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (“MOL”) has entered into a strategic investment agreement with Delfin Midstream Inc, a company developing floating LNG solutions for LNG exports from North America to global clients.As part of the agreement, MOL will…

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