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Suriname: TotalEnergies Extends Maersk Valiant Drillship Contract

Jan 14, 2022

French oil company TotalEnergies has exercised an option to have Maersk Drilling's drillship Maersk Valiant drill one more well in Block 58 off the coast of Suriname.The contract extension is planned to last 100 days, with work beginning in March 2022, continuing directly from the rig's already agreed-upon work scope.The contract value of the extension is about $20.5 million, including integrated services provided…

Brazil's Bolsonaro to Visit Suriname and Guyana to Discuss Oil Cooperation

Jan 19, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Suriname and Guyana on Thursday and Friday for talks on economic cooperation following recent discoveries of oil and gas by Brazil's two neighbors, the foreign ministry said on Monday.Bolsonaro and the presidents of Suriname…

Oil Plus to Develop Maintenance Strategy for DeNovo's Trinidad Offshore Platform

Dec 15, 2021

Oilfield consultancy company Oil Plus has said it has won a deal to develop the maintenance strategy and program for DeNovo’s renewable energy powered Zandolie platform, located offshore western Trinidad.The unmanned gas producing installation…

Prosafe's Flotel Extends Stay in Trinidad

Dec 09, 2021

Offshore accommodation rig owner Prosafe said Thursday it had secured a contract extension in Trinidad and Tobago for its Safe Concordia flotel.The charter takes the firm operational period for the rig through to end-January 2022. The total value of the contract extension…

Trinidad to Offer Onshore, Shallow-water Blocks in 2022 Auction

Dec 08, 2021

Trinidad and Tobago next year plans to launch bidding rounds for onshore and shallow-water areas on top of last week's launch of an auction of 17 deepwater oil and gas blocks, the nation's energy minister told Reuters.The Caribbean country, which is among the region's top producers of natural gas…

United Oil & Gas Gets More Time at Offshore License in Jamaica

Nov 24, 2021

Oil and gas company United Oil & Gas (UOG) has won a two-year extension from the government of Jamaica for the Walton Morant Licence offshore Jamaica. The license will now run to January 31, 2024. United Oil & Gas was last year has been assigned…

Suriname: TotalEnergies, APA Hit Sub-commercial Oil Volumes at Bonboni Well, SPS-1 Flow Test Successful

Nov 17, 2021

TotalEnergies' Bonboni-1 offshore exploration well in the northern portion of Block 58, offshore Suriname has encountered sub-commercial oil volumes and will be plugged and abandoned. Meanwhile, TotalEnergies, with partners APA Corporation,…

TGS, CGG, BGP to Carry Out Seismic Surveys Offshore Suriname

Oct 20, 2021

Three marine seismic data acquisition and processing companies TGS, CGG, and BGP have signed a multi-client agreement with Suriname's national oil firm Staatsolie.Under the agreement, the consortium will be able to acquire, promote and license multi-client seismic programs…

Suriname's Staatsolie Pens 30-year PSC with Chevron for Offshore Block

Oct 14, 2021

Suriname state oil company Staatsolie on Wednesday said it had signed a 30-year production sharing contract with U.S. producer Chevron Corp for the South American country's offshore Block 5.Chevron Exploration Suriname Ltd and a consortium by TotalEnergies and Qatar Petroleum (QATPE…

Bristow Names Guyana Area Manager

Sep 30, 2021

Offshore helicopter group Bristow has appointed Courtney Byrne as the Area Manager, Guyana. 'In this position, Byrne will work closely with Bristow customers and across the company to deliver world-class service as we grow our operations in Guyana and foster relationships in the local community…

TotalEnergies' Appraisal Well Offshore Suriname Fails to Deliver

Sep 29, 2021

TotalEnergies' Keskesi South-1 appraisal well in the Block 58 offshore Suriname has encountered non-commercial quantities of hydrocarbons and the well has been plugged and abandoned.The news was shared on Wednesday by APA Corporation, TotalEnergies' 50 percent partner in the offshore block…

New Fortress Energy Charters Höegh Gallant FSRU

Sep 24, 2021

Höegh LNG Partners has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of New Fortress Energy for the charter of the Höegh Gallant for FSRU operations for a period of ten years, with a planned start-up during the fourth quarter of 2021. New Fortress Energy will deploy the FSRU in Jamaica…

BP Brings Online Matapal Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Sep 20, 2021

BP's Matapal project offshore Trinidad and Tobago has achieved first gas, BP Trinidad and Tobago said Monday.Matapal is BPTT’s second subsea development and it consists of three wells, which tie back into the existing Juniper platform via two 9 km flexible flowlines…

Challenger Energy Believes in The Bahamas Offshore Potential Despite Dry Well. Seeks Partner, License Extension

Aug 16, 2021

Challenger Energy, the company until recently known as the Bahamas Petroleum Company, is seeking an extension to the license period for its offshore blocks in the Bahamas after it earlier this year drilled an offshore well that failed to unearth commercial quantities of oil…

Aquaterra Energy Completes Offshore Platform Design for DeNovo

Aug 12, 2021

Offshore engineering company Aquaterra Energy has completed the engineering design for a renewable-powered Sea Swift offshore platform for DeNovo Energy.The offshore platform is part of the development activity for the Zandolie field, located in the Gulf of Paria…

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