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Springfield Reports Big Find Offshore Ghana

Dec 11, 2019

Ghana's Springfield E&P said on Wednesday that it had discovered 1.5 billion barrels of oil and 0.7 trillion cubic feet of gas in its Afina-1 well in the West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2, offshore GhanaThe undiscovered potential of the block located on the western side of the Cape Three Points is estimated at over 3 billions barrels of oil and gas, Springfield said.Afina-1, located at 1,030 meters water depth…

Johan Castberg Oil to Export Direct to Market

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Norway's Equinor plans to export oil from its upcoming Johan Castberg field directly to the market, ditching the option of building an onshore reloading terminal, it said on Friday.'Johan Castberg partners ... have studied a possible development…

W&T Takes Over as Magnolia Operator

Dec 12, 2019

W&T Offshore announced it has acquired a 75% working interest in and operatorship of the Magnolia field in the central region of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico from ConocoPhillips for $20 million. The oil-weighted producing property, located in Garden Banks blocks 783 and 784…

Wison Begins Arctic LNG 2 Project

Dec 11, 2019

Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM), the upstream oil and gas division of Chinese conglomerate Wison Group Holding, announced the fabrication of Arctic LNG 2 Project (ALNG2 Project) commenced in Zhoushan Yard.The module fabrication contract was awarded by Technip France S…

Talos Scoops Up US Gulf Assets

Dec 11, 2019

US-based Talos Energy announced it has spent $640 million to acquire a portfolio of producing assets, exploration prospects and acreage in the US Gulf of Mexico.The exploration and production company announced on Tuesday that it has signed definitive…

Malaysian State Open to Buying Petronas Stake

Dec 11, 2019

Malaysia's Terengganu state said on Wednesday it was open to buying a stake in national energy giant Petronas, after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he was considering such a sale to raise funds for his heavily-indebted federal government…

K2 Advices Creyke Beck A & B OWFs

Dec 10, 2019

Renewable energy consultancy K2 Management announced it is working as Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) on the Doggerbank Creyke Beck A and B Wind Farms, two of the three projects which make up the Doggerbank development.In September, all three…

Vår Energi Completes ExxonMobil Norway Acquisition

Dec 10, 2019

Having now completed the $4.5 billion acquisition of ExxonMobil’s upstream business in Norway, Vår Energi has doubled its production to become the second largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) – with more growth planned in the years ahead…

Electrifying Norway's Offshore Production

Dec 08, 2019

According to Rystad Energy, Norway has taken several steps to reduce its upstream emissions through electrifying offshore platforms, reducing flaring volumes, installing carbon capture and storage (CCS), and other energy efficiency measures…

Offshore: OSV Market Report

Dec 08, 2019

The environment in oil patches onshore and offshore alike has been challenging throughout 2019; worries about an economic slowdown – whether cyclical or induced by a trade war – have weighed heavily on oil prices, even in the face of reduced production by the big producers…

Petrobras CEO Says Too Early to Make Carbon Commitment

Dec 06, 2019

The chief executive of Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it was too early to commit to a climate target and that energy companies had a range of thoughts on the matter.Asked if the firm would match a pledge similar…

Petrobras May Sell Stakes in Marlim, Papa-Terra

Dec 05, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras is considering putting additional stakes in significant offshore oilfields up for sale, executives said on Wednesday, as the company continues to aggressively de-leverage.In a presentation, the executives said they may sell stakes in the Marlim field…

Oil Companies Swap Stakes in Mexico

Dec 05, 2019

With Mexico's government insisting that energy companies increase oil and gas output before it auctions off more of the country's vast reserves or offers more partnerships with state-run Pemex, firms ranging from foreign majors to local players are scrambling to buy and sell blocks they already own…

Orsted to Invest in 'Green Hydrogen' Pilots

Dec 05, 2019

Danish wind farm developer Orsted aims to invest in pilot projects that will use wind power and other renewable energy sources to make hydrogen fuel, its chief executive said.Henrik Poulsen told Danish business daily Boersen that 'green hydrogen'…

Santos Lifts 2025 Production Forecast

Dec 03, 2019

Santos Ltd on Tuesday increased its forecast for 2025 production by 20% underpinned by oil and gas projects it plans to develop in Australia and Papua New Guinea.The company plans to produce 120 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) a year by 2025…

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