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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…

Court Reviewing Bourbon Takeover Bids

Nov 22, 2019

Takeover offers for the assets and activities of French offshore services company Bourbon will be reviewed by the Marseilles Commercial Court next month, Bourbon said in a a company update.Four candidates have submitted an offer concerning assets…

Ofgem Rejects 600MW Shetland Cable Gig

Oct 24, 2019

Energy regulator Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has been 'unable to approve' plans for two huge subsea cables to take energy from the Scottish islands to the mainland.The transmission links from Shetland and the Western Isles…

PGS Releases 3D GeoStreamer Survey Data

Oct 21, 2019

Norwegian seismic services provider Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) said that beam migrated data is now available for viewing on its latest 3D GeoStreamer seismic survey over Angola blocks for the 2021 bid round.Modern imaging will unlock links between onshore and offshore presalt and postsalt plays…

Jadestone Submits FDP for Vietnam Gas Fields

Oct 21, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Jadestone Energy said it has formally submitted the field development plan (FDP) for its Nam Du and U Minh gas fields, offshore southwestern Vietnam, to Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam), targeting first production in late 2021…

Crown Estate Opens Offshore Wind Round 4

Oct 14, 2019

The Crown Estate has officially opened the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will offer seabed rights for at least 7GW of new projects in the waters around England and Wales.'The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for Offshore Wind Leasing…

Japan, Scotland Invest in Subsea Technology

Oct 11, 2019

Scottish and Japanese companies will receive £9 million from a joint fund to work together on innovative subsea technology.Combined with investment made by the companies themselves, a total of £20.9 million of industrial research and development will go ahead…

It’s Only Just the Start for Subsea Drones

Oct 03, 2019

The starting gun on a subsea space race has now officially been fired with the first ever award of a contract that includes services from a subsea resident drone.But, what is less known is that the award, made by Equinor to Saipem for operations on the Njord field…

NPCC, Petrofac JV Bag Al Yasat Offshore Gig

Jul 29, 2019

National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) and Petrofac, in a joint venture with CNPC, have won a front-end engineering design (Feed) contract from Adnoc Group company Al Yasat Petroleum for the Belbazem Block Development project located offshore in Abu Dhabi…

Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain Readies

Jul 12, 2019

International energy consultancy Xodus Group is working with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International (SDI) to showcase the expertise of Scottish supply chain companies in the global offshore wind sector.The aim of the collaboration…

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