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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…

Activity Picking Up Offshore Guyana

Jul 14, 2019

Guyana, located on the northern mainland of South America and nestled between Venezuela and Suriname, has become one of the most exciting regions within the oil and gas industry over the last few years. ExxonMobil has invested heavily in the…

Leviathan Platform Starts Voyage to Israel

Jul 14, 2019

The gas platform for the Leviathan natural gas field is on its way to Israel from the Gulf of Mexico, the partners in the project said on Sunday.The first of four barges transporting the production structure units has left Texas and the other three will set sail in the coming weeks…

Turkey Plans to Continue Drilling off Cyprus

Jul 14, 2019

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara's foreign minister said on Sunday.Mevlut Cavusoglu…

Storm Cut 73% of US Offshore Production

Jul 14, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday.Natural gas output from the northern Gulf of Mexico is down 62%…

Saipem Testing Hydrone-R Resident Vehicle

Jul 14, 2019

Italian services firm Saipem said it has started functional testing on its Hydrone-R underwater resident vehicle at Sonsub facilities in Venice.The advanced underwater intervention drone is being launched in water for a comprehensive qualification…

NKT to Link Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup

Jul 14, 2019

Power cables manufacturer NKT announced it has been awarded a contract to supply the high-voltage power cable that will connect the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Storm Slashes US Gulf Oil Output 59%

Jul 12, 2019

Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday…

Heerema Signs On Vineyard Wind Project

Jul 12, 2019

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors said on Friday it has been assigned to help build the first and largest commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.Situated 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, the 800-megawatt…

Norway's June Production Lags Forecast

Jul 12, 2019

Norway's oil production fell 28.2% year-on-year in June to 1.067 million barrels per day, lagging the official forecast for the month by 10.2%, Norway's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Friday.Including condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL)…

Aker BP Makes Oil Discovery off Norway

Jul 12, 2019

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has made an oil discovery off Norway which could strengthen its hand in negotiations with sometimes partner Equinor on how to develop fields.Aker BP, formed from a merger of BP's Norwegian oil assets and the Det norske oil firm controlled by billionaire Kjell-Inge Roekke…

UK Launches 32nd Offshore Licensing Round

Jul 11, 2019

The UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is offering 768 blocks or part-blocks across the main producing areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), including acreage in the central, northern and southern North Sea as well as West of Shetlands, as…

Partners Eye Floating Wind in South Korea

Jul 11, 2019

A consortium of companies including Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) aim to develop a floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.The 200 megawatt…

EU Threatens Turkey with Sanctions over Cyprus Drilling

Jul 11, 2019

The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's 'illegal' drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows…

Sleipnir Preps for Maiden Voyage

Jul 10, 2019

The world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel will embark this week on its 45-day maiden voyage to Spain.Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors’s newest vessel Sleipnir, built by Sembcorp Marine in Singapore, is designed to work on large offshore projects such as installing and removing jackets…

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