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Johan Sverdrup Producing Around 350,000 BPD

Dec 03, 2019

Oil production at Norway's giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield has risen to around 350,000 barrels per day (bpd), operator Equinor told Reuters on Tuesday.The North Sea field, which began output on Oct. 5, is now western Europe's largest oil producer…

Energean Targets Net Zero Carbon Output by 2050

Dec 02, 2019

Mediterranean-focused oil and gas producer Energean has joined a U.N.-backed initiative and committed to reducing its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, its chief executive said on Monday.Oil and gas producers have come under heavy pressure…

Equinor Takes Wisting Operatorship

Dec 02, 2019

Norwegian energy firm Equinor said it will take over as operator for the development of the Wisting license in the Barents Sea as of December 1. Austrian partner OMV will later assume the operator role for the operation phase.In June, the two…

Jan De Nul orders Offshore Installation Vessel

Nov 27, 2019

Six months after the offshore installation vessel Voltaire, Jan De Nul Group orders Les Alizés, a floating installation crane vessel from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be in a super-size class of its own…

OPEC, Other Stakeholders May Adjust Output Quotas

Nov 27, 2019

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday the forthcoming meeting of OPEC and other large oil producers may discuss adjusting oil output quotas at a next-month meeting, local news agencies reported.'We don't rule out discussing various issues…

Solveig buys oilfield operator Capricorn from Cairn

Nov 27, 2019

Norwegian pipeline firm Solveig Gas has agreed to buy oil firm Capricorn Norge from Cairn Energy for $100 million, completing its transformation into a North Sea field operator, Solveig's owner HitecVision said on Wednesday.The private equity…

Global FPSO to Grow at Over 19.9%

Nov 26, 2019

The floating production systems market worldwide is projected to grow by US$85.1 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 19.5%.Floating production storage offloading (FPSO), one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 19…

Europe's Wind Industry Needs More Sea Space

Nov 26, 2019

The European offshore wind industry needs an area equivalent to the size of Ireland to install enough turbines to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, a target for most EU members, a leading industry group said in a report.Fighting climate change…

November: Month of Wind and Climate

Nov 26, 2019

You might remember the Paris Climate Agreement entered into force in November 2016, and each country’s “green transition” experts on November 25, 2019, began preparing for the UN Climate Change Conference on December 2, 2019.Solar powerhouse…

North Sea: A Stage for the Energy Transition

Nov 25, 2019

As the energy transition continues to pick up pace globally, the North Sea has the potential to become a global showcase for impactful change as a number of low carbon solutions grow in prominence, with partnership models becoming critical for the future of the basin…

GoM Oil Output Set for Record Year

Nov 24, 2019

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico is positioned for another year of record oil production in 2020, despite massive cuts in investment.According to Rystad Energy, most of this growth coming from deep water projects.“2020 is expected to be another record year with average production above 1…

In Namibia, Eco Atlantic Plots Journey Ahead

Nov 21, 2019

Oil and gas exploration and production company Eco Atlantic appears determined to make a breakthrough in its underexplored Namibian offshore assets after preliminary works in preparation for a deep dive it expects to take in the four offshore permits as early as October next year…

Total Criticizes EIB's Decision Not to Finance Gas

Nov 21, 2019

Total criticized on Thursday the European Investment Bank's decision to stop financing all fossil fuel projects including gas, saying companies that might switch to gas-fired power plants from heavy-polluting coal could now reconsider.'I think…

Neptune Awarded Dutch Exploration Block

Nov 20, 2019

Neptune Energy said it has been awarded an exploration permit for block F5 in the Dutch sector of the North Sea from the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy.The block is located 200 kilometers north of Den Helder and 25 kilometers southwest of the Neptune-operated F3-B platform…

Norway Oil Output Beats Forecast, Gas Lags

Nov 19, 2019

Norway's oil production rose in October from the previous month, beating official forecast by 4.5%, while gas production continued to lag, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Tuesday.Output from the giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield kicked in ahead of schedule last month…

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