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Ichthys Ramps Up Output

Apr 29, 2019

A tanker carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been floating off Australian waters for nearly two weeks as production at Ichthys project ramps up, industry sources told Reuters.The tanker 'Symphonic Breeze' has been moored at Darwin anchorage…

Chevron, Anadarko Launch Integration Planning

Apr 26, 2019

Chevron Corp on Friday pushed back at the potential for a rival to break up its $33 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, saying the two companies had already begun meetings on a merger plan.Occidental Petroleum last Thursday sought to scuttle the proposed deal…

Trump Administration Sidelines Offshore Drilling Plan

Apr 25, 2019

The Trump administration will hold off on issuing its plan to expand offshore drilling as it weighs what to do after a March court ruling that blocked drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told The Wall Street Journal…

Delek Nearing Deal for Chevron's North Sea Fields

Apr 24, 2019

Israel's Delek Group is close to clinching Chevron's oil and gas fields in the British North Sea, which have a price tag of around $2 billion, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.Delek, via its North Sea oil and gas operator Ithaca Energy…

Shell Makes Deepwater Find in US GoM

Apr 24, 2019

Shell announced Wednesday it has made a significant discovery at the deepwater Blacktip prospect in the Alaminos Canyon Block 380 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The discovery is located in approximately 1,900 meters water depth in the Alaminos Canyon Block 380…

In Norway, a Jobs Heyday

Apr 23, 2019

It’s official. The North Sea rim is hiring again — in numbers.The independents, the supermajors, Oslo’s national oil champion and the supply chain are hiring 20-something’s looking for “dream jobs”. The oil minnows (super-experienced oil players with skeleton staffs) are also hiring all they need…

Petrobras Halts P-25 Platform Due to Pipeline Leak

Apr 23, 2019

Brazil's state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it had halted production at its P-25 platform in the Albacora offshore field, after detecting a leak in a pipeline.The leak was detected on Monday around dawn and had spilled 941 liters…

Halliburton Sees Offshore Spending Surge

Apr 22, 2019

Oilfield service provider Halliburton Co said on Monday it expects international offshore spending to rise 14 percent in 2019, double the estimates given by sector leader Schlumberger NV for international markets overall.Schlumberger said last…

Eni to Operate Block A Off Ras Al Khaimah

Apr 22, 2019

Eni has signed an exploration and production sharing agreement with the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, the Italian oil company's latest expansion in the Middle East.The agreement covers Block A offshore Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

Successful Zama Appraisal and Production Test

Apr 17, 2019

Talos Energy said it has completed a successful Zama appraisal well and production test in Block 7, located in the offshore portion of Mexico's Sureste Basin.Talos is the operator of the bock, and its partners are Sierra Oil & Gas, a company of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG…

Hurricane Spuds Warwick Deep

Apr 17, 2019

UK based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy announced on Wednesday it has spudded its first well at Warwick Deep, west of Shetland.The 205/26b-C well was spudded on Tuesday evening using the Transocean Leader drilling rig, the company said…

Equinor Scores Acreage Offshore Argentina

Apr 17, 2019

Equinor said it has added seven offshore exploration blocks to its portfolio, after presenting winning bids in the first open bid round for Argentinean offshore acreage in more than 20 years.The licensing round offered a total of 38 blocks,…

Aasta Hansteen Seen Restarting on April 17

Apr 16, 2019

Equinor's Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea, which was shut on April 8 due to a gas leak, is expected to restart production on Wednesday, gas system operator Gassco said on Tuesday.'The expectation is that they will restart production tomorrow…

Santos Finds Gas Off Western Australia

Apr 16, 2019

Santos announced Tuesday it has confirmed significant gas resource in the Corvus-2 appraisal in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia.Corvus-2 is located in 63 meters water depth, approximately 90 kilometers northwest of Dampier in Commonwealth waters within petroleum permit WA-45-R…

SubseaPartner Wins Work at Goliat

Apr 15, 2019

Norwegian services company SubseaPartner said it has secured a contract from Vår Energi, to provide dive support at its operated Goliat field in the Barents Sea.The engineering and installation project work scope incorporates a 24 hours air diving operation on the Goliat floating production…

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