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Yinson to Conduct pre-FEED for TotalEnergies' Suriname, Angola FPSOs

Jun 09, 2021

Malaysian FPSO specialist Yinson has been selected by TotalEnergies, to conduct preliminary Front-End Engineering Design (“pre-FEED”) for two FPSOs to be installed in Block 20/21 in Angola and Block 58 in Suriname. The Angola project FPSO is planned to be installed at a water depth of around 1400 meters, some 160 kilometers offshore Luanda. The Suriname project FPSO is planned to be installed at around 2000 meters…

C-Innovation Wraps Guyana Survey Remotely from U.S. HQ

Jun 14, 2021

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an Edison Chouest Offshore affiliate, said on Monday that it has completed its first remote survey scope in Guyana.Remote survey operations are based in C-I’s headquarters in Mandeville, Louisiana, U.S., and conducted by C-Survey (C-S)…

Logan Delivers 'Skinny' Coiled Tubing Lift Frame in Trinidad

Jun 03, 2021

Hempstead, Texas-based oil and gas equipment company Logan Industries has said it has delivered a custom-built ‘skinny’ coiled tubing lift frame (CTLF) for an unnamed client in Trinidad.'The job scope involved providing a safe and consistent…

Tucker Energy Services to Offer Tendeka's Tech in the Caribbean

May 25, 2021

Tucker Energy Services has signed a deal with Tendeka to promote the sales, installation, and services of Tendeka’s completion technologies across Trinidad, Suriname, and Guyana.'Tendeka’s technology and business development experts in Houston…

Suriname: Total Extends Maersk Drilling Rig Charter

May 12, 2021

French oil firm Total has extended the contract with the Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Developer offshore drilling rig in Suriname.Total, via its Suriname subsidiary Total E&P Suriname, has exercised an…

BHP Starts Production from Ruby Field Offshore Trinidad & Tobago

May 05, 2021

Australian company BHP on Wednesday announced the first oil production from the Ruby field offshore Trinidad and Tobago.Ruby is located offshore Trinidad and Tobago in the shallow water in Block 3(a) within the Greater Angostura Field. The development…

Fugro Assisting Petronas with Suriname Offshore Exploration Efforts

Mar 10, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro said Wednesday it was conducting a seep survey and geochemical campaign in Block 48, offshore Suriname, for the Malaysian oil giant Petronas, to assist with the oil company's oil exploration activities…

The Bahamas: BPC Completes Drilling of Perseverance #1 with Non-Commercial Oil Discovery

Feb 08, 2021

Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) said Monday that its Perseverance #1 well offshore The Bahamas has encountered oil, however, not in commercial volumes.'The Perseverance #1 well in The Bahamas has encountered hydrocarbons, successfully validated the structural model and the petroleum system…

Hess Allocates 41% of Budget for Offshore Guyana Developments

Jan 25, 2021

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp on Monday forecast a small drop in output and set a $1.9 billion budget for 2021, most of which will go to Guyana, touted as one of the most important new oil and gas discoveries in the last decade.The company has been relying on its investment in offshore Guyana…

Tullow Starts Drilling Ops at GVN-1 Exploration Well, Offshore Suriname

Jan 25, 2021

Oil and gas company Tullow Oil is set to start drilling at its Goliathberg Voltzberg North-1 (GVN-1) exploration well, offshore Suriname, targeting 235 million barrels of oil. The news of the drilling operation startup was shared by Tullow's partner Ratio Petroleum…

Drilling Deals Confirmed for Two Maersk Rigs in Suriname

Jan 18, 2021

Following a conditional letter of the award signed with the French oil giant Total last November for the supply of two offshore drilling rigs in Suriname, Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling said Monday Total has firmed up the contracts…

Total, Apache Make Another Oil Find Offshore Suriname

Jan 14, 2021

French oil giant Total and its partner Apache said Thursday they'd made a new significant oil and gas discovery at the Keskesi East-1 well, in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname. This follows previous offshore discoveries in the Block at Maka Central…

BPC Can Keep On Drilling Off Bahamas, Court Rules

Jan 06, 2021

A judge in The Bahamas has refused to grant any orders that would affect Bahamas Petroleum Corporation's current operations in the country, meaning that the drilling of Perseverance #1 well, spudded on December 20, will continue. Further hearings…

Prosafe Nets Work in Trinidad for Safe Concordia Flotel

Jan 05, 2021

Offshore accommodation rig owner Prosafe has won a contract for one of its units in Trinidad and Tobago.The Oslo-listed company said Tuesday it had won a deal to provide accommodation and construction support using the Safe Concordia flotel in Trinidad and Tobago in Q2 2021…

The Bahamas: BPC Spuds Perseverance #1 Offshore Well

Dec 21, 2020

Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) has started drilling at its maiden offshore well in the Bahamas, despite the opposition by environmental groups and U.S. Congress members who recently called for a stop of the drilling project off the Caribbean country's coast…

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