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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…

Guyana Opts Against Long-term Oil Supply Deal with India

Aug 10, 2021

Guyana's Natural Resources Ministry said on Monday the country earned nearly $80 million from a July crude cargo sold to an Indian refiner, the highest figure since exports began in early 2020, though an official ruled out a long-term supply deal…

Gallery: Heerema's 'Thialf' Installs Cassia C Platform for BP Offshore Trinidad

Jul 28, 2021

Offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the installation of BP's Cassia Compression (Cassia C) platform in Trinidad and Tobago.Heerema brought the Cassia Compression structures on July 15 from the Altamira fabrication yard…

Shell Brings Online Barracuda Gas Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Jul 22, 2021

Shell has started production from Block 5C in the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) off Trinidad and Tobago. Block 5C, also known as Project Barracuda for which the FID was announced in January 2020, is a backfill project with approximately 25,000…

Guyana Relaunches Search for Company to Market Its Crude

Jul 12, 2021

Guyana is re-launching a search for a company to market the government's share of crude oil produced off the South American country's coast to make the tender process 'simpler and more competitive,' the natural resources minister said on Monday…

Suriname, the Next Offshore Oil Hot Spot?

Jul 12, 2021

Offshore drilling in Guyana, mainly by ExxonMobil, has in the past years unearthed more than 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, making Guyana a place to be when it comes to deepwater exploration, and as of December 2019, production, with multiple FPSOs planned for deployment in the coming years…

TotalEnergies Confirms Suriname Offshore Block Awards

Jun 25, 2021

France's TotalEnergies confirmed Friday it had with its partner Qatar Petroleum been awarded Block 6 and Block 8 in the Suriname SHO Bid Round 2020/2021. TotalEnergies will operate the two shallow-water blocks, with depths between 30 meters and 50 meters…

TotalEnergies, Qatar Petroleum, Chevron Submit Winning Bids for Suriname Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron, and a consortium between France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's Qatar Petroleum have submitted winning bids for shallow-water offshore acreage in Suriname, Suriname's national oil company Staatsolie said Friday.Staatsolie…

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)…

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