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The Philippines: Shell Looking to Sell Malampaya Stake

Sep 24, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell PLC is looking to sell its 45% stake in the Malampaya gas-to-power project in the Philippines, a key power source for the country's main island of Luzon, its local unit said on Thursday.'As part of an ongoing portfolio rationalization…

Schottel Thrusters for Russia-bound Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Sep 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has ordered Schottel thrusters for what has been described as the world's first shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel, targeted for operation at the Russian Far East.Under the order from a joint…

Dolphin Drilling Adds Ex-Nordea Director as New Board Member

Sep 24, 2020

Offshore drilling company Dolphin Drilling has appointed Ronny Bjørnådal (48) as a Non-Executive Director of its Board of Directors.Bjørnådal was previously Managing Director and Head of Global Maritime Loans in Nordea, the largest financial institution in the Nordics…

India's ONGC Douses Fire on Offshore Gas-fed Plant

Sep 24, 2020

A fire at an Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plant caused by a pipeline rupture has cut gas supplies to customers including power and fertiliser companies, said a person familiar with the matter at gas marketing firm GAIL (India) Ltd.The fire…

VIDEO: Barcode Tags Could Cut Subsea Pipeline Inspection Costs

Sep 24, 2020

A pipeline inspection solution combining subsea drones and the use of visual markers - barcodes - on the pipelines themselves could drive down the costs of subsea pipeline inspections.The solutions is being developed by tubular solutions firm Vallourec…

Aker BP Extends Charter for Eidesvik's LNG-Powered Platform Supplier

Sep 24, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has extended the charter with Eidesvik Offshore's LNG-powered platform supply vessel Viking Lady.The extension for the 92,2-meter ship built in 2009, will take effect upon the expiration of the current four-month contract that started earlier this month…

Report: Premier Oil Wants Another Price Cut for BP North Sea Deal

Sep 24, 2020

Struggling oil and gas producer Premier Oil has begun talks with BP to lower for the second time a $210 million deal to acquire stakes in two North Sea oilfields, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.Premier is seeking to reduce the cash payment…

Inmarsat's LTE Network to Cover Gulf of Mexico Offshore Vessels

Sep 24, 2020

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat plans to extend its Fleet LTE coverage for offshore service vessels to the Gulf of Mexico.Inmarsat said that the decision to expand in the Gulf of Mexico followed successful trials with V…

Norway: Offshore Drilling Firms, Workers Agree Wage Deal Averting Strike

Sep 24, 2020

Three Norwegian labor unions agreed on a wage deal with the owners of floating offshore oil rigs, preventing a strike that could eventually have halted the exploration for new oil and gas reserves, the unions, and companies said in separate statements on Thursday…

Woodside Hires DOF Subsea for Flowline Installation Support

Sep 24, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has hired Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea to support its flowline installation work offshore W. Australia.DOF Subsea said Thursday the contract was for the transportation and installation…

Operation Car Wash: Seadrill Served with Search and Seizure Warrant in Brazil

Sep 24, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said Thursday its Brazilian subsidiary had been served with a search and seizure warrant in relation to a bribery investigation.'Seadrill Limited confirms that today its subsidiary Seadrill Serviços de Petroleo…

Archer Nets $100M Drilling Services Extension with Apache in North Sea

Sep 24, 2020

Oilfield services company Archer has won a four-year contract extension to provide platform drilling and maintenance services for Apache in the UK North Sea.The contract covers services aboard the Beryl Alpha and Bravo, Forties Alpha, Bravo…

CGG Kicks of Second Phase of Large OBN Survey in North Sea

Sep 24, 2020

French seismic data company CGG has completed the first phase of the campaign to deliver what it says is the largest OBN multi-client survey ever acquired in the UK Central North Sea (CNS), and has immediately started the second acquisition phase…

Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Focus: 'No need to go outside of Europe'

Sep 23, 2020

Vattenfall will focus on offshore wind power developments in Europe as the region seeks to boost green investments, instead of expanding globally, the Swedish utility said on Wednesday.State-controlled Vattenfall said the European Union's plans…

Petrobras Makes Oil Find in Campos Basin Block

Sep 23, 2020

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has discovered hydrocarbons at the first well drilled in the block C-M-657,in the pre-salt of the Campos Basin in which partners are U.S. ExxonMobil and Norway's Equinor.The exploration well named Naru…

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