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Eni Starts Producing from Miztón Offshore Mexico

Jul 02, 2019

Italian supermajor Eni said it has started the early production phase from the Miztón field, located in the Campeche Bay offshore Mexico, marking the first step in the development of Area 1, which is estimated to hold 2.1 billion of oil equivalent in place (90% oil) in the Amoca…

Maersk Discoverer Lands More Work in Egypt

Jul 02, 2019

Maersk Drilling said Edison E&P has signed on its deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer to drill an exploration well in the North Thekah gas field offshore Egypt.The contract is expected to commence in the fourth quarter this year and includes an additional one-well option…

OPEC+ Extends Output Cuts

Jul 02, 2019

OPEC and its allies led by Russia agreed to extend oil output cuts until March 2020 on Tuesday, seeking to prop up the price of crude as the global economy weakens and U.S. production soars.The alliance, known as OPEC+, has been reducing oil…

Cyprus Takes Legal Action Against Offshore Drillers

Jul 02, 2019

Cyprus has initiated legal proceedings against three companies involved in gas drilling by Turkey to the west of the island for encroaching on the island's continental shelf, a senior foreign ministry official said on Tuesday.Officials declined to name the companies…

Ground Broken for Virginia Offshore Wind

Jul 02, 2019

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as the American power and energy company Dominion Energy has formally begun construction.Gov. Ralph Northam announced the start of construction of the CVOW demonstration project…

Jumbo Completes Mooring Installation in Egypt

Jul 02, 2019

Netherlands-based Jumbo’s Fairplayer has completed the pre-installation and tensioning of a shallow water CALM buoy mooring system at a depth of 26 meters for the Mersa El-Hamra terminal offshore Egypt.The heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation…

ConocoPhillips to Redevelop Tor

Jul 02, 2019

American multinational energy corporation ConocoPhillips has submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) for a redevelopment of the Tor field in the Greater Ekofisk area in the North Sea.According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)…

OMV Petrom Starts Black Sea Drilling

Jul 01, 2019

Romania's largest energy company OMV Petrom said it has started a new offshore drilling campaign in the shallow waters of the Istria block in the Black Sea.The two new wells will be drilled more than 2,000 meters below the seabed, in approximately 50 meters water depth…

BP Finds More Gas at Greater Tortue Ahmeyim

Jul 01, 2019

A new well in the BP-operated Greater Tortue development area has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir offshore Mauritania and Senegal, project partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.The Greater…

Shearwater Kicks Off Survey for KrisEnergy

Jun 28, 2019

Independent upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy announced the commencement of a 1,200-square-kilometer 3D seismic survey in the offshore Cambodia Block A concession, where the company is developing the Apsara oil field.Shearwater Geoservices'…

Siccar Point's Lyon Prospect Disappoints

Jun 28, 2019

UK focused Siccar Point said it has completed an exploration well 208/02-1 on the Lyon Prospect in Licence P1854 in the West of Shetland, but the results fell short of expectations.Operator Siccar Point, which holds 33.34% interest in the license alongside partner Ineos (66…

PTTEP Makes Large Gas Find off Malaysia

Jun 28, 2019

PTTEP announced it has made its largest gas discovery ever, at the Lang Lebah-1RDR2, the first exploration well in Sarawak SK410B Project located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.Drilling of Lang Lebah-1RDR2 commenced in March targeting non-associated…

Sleipnir Passes Sea Trials

Jun 28, 2019

The world's largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, has completed sea trials and crane load tests, the vessel’s owner Heerema Marine Contractors announced on Friday.The new $1.5 billion semi-submersible crane vessel was built by Singapore's Sembcorp…

Zama Resource Estimate Upgraded

Jun 27, 2019

Talos Energy and its partners have increased the resource estimate of the Zama field in the offshore portion of Mexico's Sureste Basin, following evaluation of the data acquired from the Talos-operated Block 7 Zama appraisal campaign.'Based on the preliminary results of our appraisal program…

Shell, Hexcion to Develop Floating Wind Farm

Jun 27, 2019

Swedish floating wind farm designer Hexicon said it is teaming up with energy giant Shell to develop, construct and operate a floating wind farm approximately 40 kilometers offshore Ulsan.The project will be carried out under a joint development agreement signed by Shell and CoensHexicon…

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