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Woodside Starts Commissioning at Greater Enfield

Jul 10, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has started commissioning activities at the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield oil project off the state of Western Australia, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.Oil from the project is expected to be sought after by traders in Asia…

Storm Forces US Gulf Platform Evacuations

Jul 10, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp and Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Wednesday joined several other U.S. oil producers withdrawing staff from deepwater platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as what could be a major storm gathered.The withdrawals helped push U.S. oil futures up 3…

Subsea 7 Scores North Sea Contract

Jul 10, 2019

Offshore services firm Subsea 7 announced it has won a contract from Equinor for installation and diving operations on the Europipe II, Heimdal and Statfjord (EHS) fields, located in the Danish and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea.The deal is worth between $50 million and $150 million…

Saudi Aramco Awards Contracts Worth $18 Bln

Jul 09, 2019

Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for engineering, procurement and construction projects at its Marjan and Berri oilfields, the company said on Tuesday.Saudi Aramco plans to boost production capacity from the two fields by 550…

Floater Sector Active Despite Market Volatility

Jul 08, 2019

Activity in the floating production sector has not been slowed by the recent volatility seen across global oil markets, according to a recent report by World Energy Reports (WER).Brent oil, which had reached as high as the mid $70 range earlier this year…

Multi-pronged Brazil Effort Paying off for Norwegians

Jul 08, 2019

After painstakingly plying Petrobras for years, Norway’s offshore supplier-contractors and their halo of sub-suppliers are again earning big Brazilian orders en masse, as the BRIC country’s untapped reserves compel the national oil company to buy — and borrow — Norwegian…

Lukoil Scans for Treasures Ahead of Oil Exploration

Jul 08, 2019

A recent subsea survey project in the Black Sea has scanned for ancient shipwrecks and other archaeological treasures ahead of future oil exploration in the area.UK based services firm James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) said it completed the…

OMV Hires Archer Emerald

Jul 08, 2019

Services firm Archer announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract with integrated oil and gas company OMV for the provision of drilling services using the modular drilling rig (MDR) Archer Emerald, including associated services, materials…

Second Turkish Drillship Arrives off Cyprus

Jul 08, 2019

A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia of an infringement by Turkey of its sovereign rights.Last month…

DeepOcean Wins Vigdis Work

Jul 05, 2019

Subsea services firm DeepOcean said it has been awarded a contract from Norwegian energy company Equinor for marine operations for the installation of the Vigdis boosting station.The award to covers project management, engineering and offshore installation activities…

Equinor in New Find at Oseberg

Jul 04, 2019

Equinor has, on behalf of the Oseberg partners, made a profitable oil discovery related to Oseberg Vestflanken, the Norwegian energy company announced on Thursday. It said the well was drilled by the Askepott rig and the discovery will soon…

A Boost for South Africa Offshore

Jul 04, 2019

South Africa’s offshore space is getting busier ahead of the finalization of the country’s oil and gas regulatory framework as more well-endowed exploration firms position themselves for a long-drawn exploration of the country’s under-explored offshore hydrocarbon reserves…

Eni Awarded License Offshore Ghana

Jul 03, 2019

Eni and its partners have been awarded rights to Block WB03, located in the medium deep waters of the prolific Tano Basin, offshore Ghana, the Italian supermajor announced of Wednesday.Eni said it will be the operator of the license, and its…

Pemex Quietly Pursues Deepwater Project

Jul 03, 2019

Mexican state oil company Pemex is pursuing a risky Gulf of Mexico deepwater project despite vowing as recently as two weeks ago it would focus its limited resources elsewhere, according to a filing with the country's oil regulator.Pemex sought…

McDermott Wraps Up Reliance Campaign

Jul 02, 2019

McDermott International said it was able to mitigate impact of two cyclones en route to completing the first of two offshore campaigns for Reliance Industries Ltd. KG-D6 R-Cluster subsea field development, in the Krishna Godavari Basin, located off the East Coast of India…

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