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Lebanon Postpones Offshore Licensing Round Again

Jun 01, 2020

Lebanon has again postponed the deadline for the submissions of applications for its second offshore licensing round, citing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the decline in oil prices.Lebanon had in January postponed the deadline from January 31 to April 30 to allow international firms more time to pursue administrative, technical and financial preparations for the round. I then in April said the deadline would be put off for June 1…

Taqa Cleared to Remove Eider Platform Topside

May 27, 2020

The UK authorities have approved Taqa's decommissioning program the Eider platform topside in the UK North SeaThe Eider platform is located in Block 211/16a in the UK Northern North Sea. The field was discovered in May 1976 by Shell / Esso with…

International Public Tender for High Resolution Surveys

May 14, 2020

Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. (the 'Company'), an Israeli fully owned governmental company, hereby invites Israeli and non-Israeli bidders to submit Bids for the performance of Surveys of its Offshore Line Gas Transmission System (the 'Tender')…

Petrobras Delays Garoupa Offshore Oilfield Cluster Sale

May 12, 2020

Petrobras has delayed the submission of binding offers for an oilfield cluster known as Polo Garoupa for the fourth time, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as investor appetite in Brazil's offshore oil sector rapidly dries up…

Petrobras: Binding Phase Starts for Papa-Terra Field Sale

Apr 20, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has started the binding phase for the sale of its share in the Papa-Terra field located in the deepwater area in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.The binding phase starts following a teaser for the sale Petrobras had announced back in February…

Lebanon in Another Offshore Round Delay

Apr 06, 2020

Lebanon has postponed the deadline for submissions of applications for its second offshore licensing round once again.Lebanon had in January postponed the deadline from January 31 to April 30 to allow international firms more time to pursue administrative…

Offshore Wind Challenge Open for Submissions

Mar 12, 2020

U.S. cleantech incubator Greentown Labs, and offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind have started accepting applications for their Offshore Wind Challenge. Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind are seeking submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring…

COPL Borrows Cash from CEO

Feb 21, 2020

Oil company Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL) has borrowed CAD$200,000 from its CEO Arthur Millholland. The company said the loan would help it „progress“ OPL 226 project offshore Nigeria.In a statement on Friday, COPL explained it…

OSV Docks in Beirut Ahead of Lebanon's First Offshore Well Spud

Feb 05, 2020

The offshore platform supply vessel Lundstrom Tide has docked in the port of Beirut, ahead of the imminent start of the drilling of Lebanon's first offshore well.The vessel will support a drilling operation in the Total-operated Block 4, in the Mediterranean Sea…

RockRose to Buy Speedwell and Its North Sea Gas Asset

Feb 04, 2020

RockRose Energy has signed a deal to buy Speedwell Energy, a company owning a 100% stake in the Cotton gas field in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea. RockRose said Tuesday that the deal was 'for a limited initial consideration,' with…

Proposed Bill Calls for More Transparency with Offshore Incidents

Jan 31, 2020

U.S. Congressman A. Donald McEachin, a Democratic representative from Virginia, has introduced legislation that would require offshore oil and gas operators to report failures of critical safety systems directly to the Secretary of the Interior…

Why Senegal's Offshore Licensing Round is Significant

Jan 29, 2020

The long awaited first ever offshore licensing by Senegal has finally been launched as the West Africa country inches closer to achieving its national medium- and long-term hydrocarbon sector investment plan and drive to transform the upstream resource into a source of clean electricity generation…

Lebanon Delays Offshore Round Bidding Deadline

Jan 14, 2020

Lebanon has postponed a deadline for the submission of applications as part of its second licensing round for oil and gas acreage, Lebanon's energy minister Nada Boustani tweeted Monday.According to Reuters, which translated the tweet in Arabic…

Equinor Gets Another Approval for Australia Drilling

Dec 19, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has received the second of four approvals needed for offshore exploration in the Great Australian Bight.This week, Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)…

Woodside Submits Sangomar Field Plan

Dec 03, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum on Tuesday said the final field development plan for the Sangomar oil field was submitted to Senegal government, a joint project owner, paving the way for partners to proceed with final investment decisions.The oil and gas explorer…

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