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First Gas Flows from DeNovo's Zandolie Field Offshore Trinidad & Tobago

Jul 13, 2022

First gas has started flowing from DeNovo Energy's Zandolie field offshore Trinidad & Tobago, developed using a wind- and solar-powered unmanned platform.Zandolie, which took $52 million to develop, is DeNovo's second offshore field development…

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago Launches Platform for TSP Fields

Jun 08, 2022

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago said this week it had held the ground-breaking ceremony for the 'Macarius Power,' , the first platform to be installed in the Teak, Samaan & Poui (TSP) fields since the 1980s.Perenco T&T and its local partners launched…

BP Hires Subsea 7 for Pipeline Installation Gig Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

May 11, 2022

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 said Wednesday it had secured a sizeable contract with the British oil major BP offshore Trinidad and Tobago. Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between $50 million and $150 million. The contract…

Chevron, Staatsolie Sign Production Sharing Contract for Suriname's Offshore Block 7

Apr 28, 2022

Suriname's state firm Staatsolie and a unit of Chevron Corp have signed a production sharing contract for exploring and producing oil at an offshore block, the companies said on Wednesday, expanding their cooperation in the country.Suriname is a small onshore crude producer…

Shell Delivers First Gas from Colibri Project Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Mar 31, 2022

Shell Trinidad and Tobago announced that production has started on Block 22 and NCMA-4 in the North Coast Marine Area (NCMA) in Trinidad and Tobago.First gas at Colibri was reached on Wednesday, and the estimated production represents 100% total gross figures…

Safe Concordia Flotel Stays with BP in Trinidad

Feb 11, 2022

BP Trinidad and Tobago has chartered the Safe Concordia offshore accommodation rig from Prosafe, to provide gangway-connected operations at Cassia C offshore platform in Trinidad. The contract will last around 160 days and will be a straight…

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…

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…

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…

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