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BP, Shell Reach Agreement with Trinidad to Explore Deepwater Blocks

Sep 22, 2023

A BP Plc and Shell Plc consortium has reached an agreement with Trinidad and Tobago to explore three deepwater blocks for hydrocarbon production in the Caribbean country, Minister of Energy Stuart Young said on Thursday. The deal would help Trinidad speed up offshore exploration and production to secure more natural gas to support its liquefied natural gas and petrochemical industries. 'The Cabinet approved the award of three deepwater blocks to a consortium of BP and Shell' on Sept…

Shell and Trinidad's National Gas Company Sign New Supply Deal

Sep 25, 2023

Shell on Friday signed an agreement to supply Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company (NGC) with natural gas through 2036, including from the yet-to-be developed Manatee offshore field, according to the state gas company.Trinidad and Tobago's…

Shell Greenlights Development of Trinidad's Manatee Offshore Gas Field

Sep 15, 2023

Shell has given financial approval for the development of the massive Manatee gas field offshore Trinidad and Tobago, the country's Prime Minister Keith Rowley said on Thursday.Trinidad is Latin America's largest LNG exporter, but its flagship…

Venezuela-Trinidad Offshore Gas Project Talks Hit Sticking Point Over Terms

Jul 28, 2023

Negotiations between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago to jointly develop an offshore gas field near the maritime border have hit a sticking point following Venezuela's refusal to accept the terms of a U.S. license, the Caribbean nation's Prime Minister Keith Rowley said on Thursday…

Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname Sign Preliminary Energy Agreement

Jul 07, 2023

- Suriname said on Thursday it signed a memorandum of understanding with Trinidad and Tobago that aims to increase energy cooperation, and people familiar with the matter said it could lead to natural gas from Suriname being piped to Trinidad and Tobago…

Trinity Hires Petrofac to Help Develop Galeota Block Offshore Trinidad Further

Jun 27, 2023

Trinidad & Tobago-based oil and gas company Trinity Exploration & Production Trinidad and Tobago has commissioned Petrofac to undertake a Concept-Screening to develop further reserves in its Galeota Block, offshore East Coast Trinidad.The Galeota…

Trinidad Asks US for Changes to Venezuela Offshore Gas Project License

Jun 02, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago is requesting the U.S. government amend the terms of a license authorizing the joint development of a promising offshore gas field with Venezuela, the Caribbean nation's energy minister said on Thursday.The United States…

Venezuela, Trinidad to Continue Talks on Joint Development of Dragon Offshore Gas Field

May 26, 2023

Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago will continue negotiations on jointly developing a dormant offshore natural gas field, with a meeting scheduled for mid-June in Caracas, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Officials from both governments last met in March in Venezuela…

Aquaterra Energy Wins Multi-Million Subsea Riser Contract with BP for Trinidad and Tobago Project

May 23, 2023

Offshore engineering solutions firm Aquaterra Energy said Tuesday it had secured a multi-million subsea riser contract with BP for a subsea well development project in Trinidad and Tobago.Under the contract, won through a competitive tender…

Heritage Petroleum Names Ex-ConocoPhillips Exec as New CEO as Chow Set to Retire

May 23, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned oil company Heritage Petroleum has hired a 25-year veteran of U.S. oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips CEO, the company's chairman told Reuters on Monday. Erik Keskula was last president of Conoco's Malaysia…

Trinity E&P Restores Oil Output from Trintes Field after Platform Fire

Apr 20, 2023

Trinidad & Tobago-focused oil company Trinity Exploration & Production has restarted production from the Bravo offshore platform, in the Trintes Field, offshore east coast Trinidad, following a halt caused by a fire incident earlier this month…

McDermott to Provide FEED Services for Shell's Offshore Gas Project in Trinidad and Tobago

Mar 28, 2023

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott said Monday it had won a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract with Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited for the Manatee gas development project.Under the contract scope, McDermott will…

CGG, TGS, and BGP Complete 3D Seismic Survey Offshore Suriname

Mar 21, 2023

Offshore seismic data specialist CGG, in a consortium with TGS and BGP, on Tuesday announced the completion of Phase IV of the deepwater 3D seismic survey offshore Suriname. Covering 1,800 sq km, Phase IV completes the programmed 14,500 sq km…

Trinidad in Substantive Talks with Venezuela on Offshore Gas Project

Mar 10, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago has held substantive talks with Venezuela on developing the promising Dragon offshore gas field following a U.S. authorization to begin the long-stalled project, Energy Minister Stuart Young told Reuters on Thursday. Young…

EOG Resources Says Low Natgas Prices Not Changing Drilling Plan

Feb 27, 2023

U.S. oil and gas producer EOG Resources on Friday said it had no plans to alter its strategy around new natural gas drilling, despite a sharp decline in prices this year. Rival producers, including Chesapeake Energy, Southwestern Energy, and Comstock Resources…

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