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Woodside Executes Sangomar Contracts As FDP Approved

Jan 10, 2020

Woodside has received final approval for its Sangomar oil field development plan in Senegal, and the Australian company has now entered the 'execute phase' of activities. The FDP approval comes just days after Woodside and its partners received the Sangomar exploitation authorization from the Senegal government.The 'execute phase' means that Woodside has now executed the contract to acquire an FPSO…

Equinor Resumes Martin Linge Work, after Coronavirus-linked Halt

Mar 27, 2020

Norway's Equinor has restarted work at its Martin Linge development in the North Sea following a haltafter an offshore worker tested positive for coronavirus, the company said on Thursday.'We are gradually stepping up activities again. We have cleaned and disinfected facilities…

Husky Suspends West White Rose Works on COVID-19 Fears

Mar 24, 2020

Canada's Husky Energy has decided to suspend construction activities on its West White Rose offshore project, citing the COVID-19 virus fears.The oil company sanctioned the West White Rose development in May 2017. The field is being developed…

Repsol Sinopec to Tie-In Tain to Bleo Holm FPSO

Mar 17, 2020

UK-based oil and gas operator Repsol Sinopec is planning to apply for permission for the development of the Tain field in the Central North Sea, offshore the UK.The Tain field is located in Block 13/23b.  The Tain field will be developed by…

Santos Reviewing Spending Plans. Freezes Hiring, No Mass Job Cuts Planned

Mar 17, 2020

Santos Ltd, Australia's No. 2 independent gas producer, said on Tuesday it is reviewing all its capital spending plans in light of the collapse in oil prices and would stop all new hiring.Santos had planned to spend $1.45 billion in 2020, including $500 million on major growth activities…

Kosmos Energy to Slash Headcount, Costs

Mar 17, 2020

Oil and gas company Kosmos Energy is set to slash both capex and opex, and will suspend dividend payment citing the need to maintain balance sheet and preserve flexibility during the oil price volatility.'At the 4Q19 results, we guided to a…

JOG Leads Study for Wider Greater Buchan Area Development

Mar 16, 2020

UK-Focused oil firm Jersey Oil & Gas will lead the study aimed at forming a hub to potentially develop oil discoveries made by several operators in the Greater Buchan Area in the UK North Sea.JOG said Monday has established and will lead the…

Sembcorp in Offshore R&D Pact with A*Star

Feb 18, 2020

The global marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine and Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have agreed to deepen their research and development (R&D) collaboration for the offshore marine and clean energy sectors…

Transborders Signs up MOL on FLNG Solution

Oct 07, 2019

Perth-based company Transborders Energy has entered a Joint Study Agreement (JSA) to work with Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) to together continue the development of its Floating LNG (FLNG) Solution and to pursue its deployment on a range of stranded offshore gas resource opportunities…

New Developments in Offshore Norway

Jul 15, 2019

There are 21 development projects in progress; 14 in the North Sea, six in the Norwegian Sea and one in the Barents Sea, according to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD).These projects represent diversity with new facilities, smaller discoveries…

NPD: High Activity in Norwegian Shelf

Jul 15, 2019

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced that production on the Norwegian shelf is holding steady at a high level. Many projects are in the development or planning phases.It said that many exploration wells are being drilled. There have been few discoveries in the first half of the year…

BP Selects KBR for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Apr 10, 2019

Oil and gas major BP has awarded KBR UK, British arm of Houston engineering and construction company, the Pre-FEED Services contract for Phases 2 and 3 of BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, offshore Senegal and Mauritania.The Phases 2 and…

Woodside Selects MODEC for SNE Field

Feb 25, 2019

Australian petroleum exploration and production company Woodside Energy  has awarded MODEC International the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the SNE Field Development Phase 1 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility…

UK Opens National Decommissioning Center

Jan 14, 2019

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) is opened by Lord Duncan, UK Government Minister for Scotland and Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Scottish Energy Minister, in Newburgh, in North-East Scotland’s Energetica Corridor.The Centre aims to work in partnership…

Spirit Energy Gets Nod for Oda Development

Jan 07, 2019

North Sea explorer Spirit Energy has been given the green light from Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to start up its first operated development in Norway.Oda is a subsea development where the wellstream is sent on to the Ula platform for processing and transport…

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