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Petrobras Sees No Need to Cut Oil Production

May 15, 2020

Brazil's state-run Petrobras sees no need for cuts in oil production, executives say, as the market for its crude remains robust in China, while domestic demand for fuel picks up amid social distancing fatigue in Latin America's largest economy…

Rystad: Oilfield Services Firms' Market Cap Halved. Offshore Drillers Have it Worst

May 15, 2020

Oilfield services companies have collectively lost almost half of their market capitalization, hit by the combination of the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices, with offshore drillers, in particular, the most affected, Norway's Rystad Energy has said in its analysis released on Friday…

Saudi Arabia Must Keep Cool and Balance Deep Oil Cuts with Need for Gas

May 15, 2020

Saudi Arabia's sweltering summer may complicate the kingdom's pledge to deepen oil production cuts.Curbing crude output means lower production of associated gas, a byproduct of crude extraction, which Saudi Arabia uses to power air conditioners…

Copenhagen Offshore Partners Opens Vietnam Office

May 15, 2020

Copenhagen Offshore Partners, a Danish company providing project development, construction, and operational management services to offshore wind projects, has opened its new office in Hanoi, Vietnam. The office is located within the French Quarters…

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's Liza Unity FPSO Moves to Dry Dock

May 15, 2020

SBM Offshore, the Netherlands-based FPSO supplier, has shared a video of its Liza Unity FPSO Hull going into the dry dock in Singapore.The hull was ordered on speculation in 2017 as the first of what are now five hulls being built as part of SBM Offshore's Fast4Ward standardized-FPSO-hull program…

First Foundation Installed for Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

May 15, 2020

Following the arrival of Van Oord's Svanen heavy-lift vessel at the Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm location offshore Denmark earlier this week, the first foundation has now been placed on the seabed, Vattenfall, the operator of what will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm…

Eni Suspends SSV Catarina Offshore Drilling Rig

May 15, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has suspended works carried out by the SSV Catarina semi-submersible drilling rig offshore Indonesia.This was revealed by Singapore-based KS Energy, which last year won the contract with Eni, as part of a joint venture with Universal Energy Resources…

Siemens Gamesa to Build Offshore Wind Nacelle Hub in Taiwan

May 15, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy plans to expand its offshore wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Taichung, Taiwan to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers…

DoI Releases New Offshore Air Quality Regulations

May 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Thursday announced a final rule to update air quality regulations for applicable BOEM activities in the Central and Western Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska’s North Slope Borough…

Equinor's Shareholders Reject Climate Proposals from Activists

May 15, 2020

Equinor's shareholders, dominated by the Norwegian government, rejected all climate resolutions at the oil firm's annual general meeting on Thursday, the company said.One of the resolutions, proposed by Follow This, a group which represents about 5…

Prosafe's Whole Fleet May Soon Be Idle

May 14, 2020

Offshore accommodation company Prosafe has seen its fleet utilization rate drop to 32 percent in the first quarter of 2020 - down from 62.5% a year ago - and based on its clients' recent actions caused by low oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic…

'We Won't Just Weather the Crisis, We'll Come Out Stronger,' SBM Offshore CEO Says

May 14, 2020

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest FPSO solutions providers, on Wednesday slightly reduced 2020 guidance due to uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the low oil price environment, but the CEO is optimistic the company will not just weather the storm…

IEA: Early Signs of Recovery Visible, But Oil Demand Still Set For Record Fall

May 14, 2020

Oil demand is still set for a record fall in 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday, but it trimmed its forecast for the drop citing easing lockdown measures.Demand is expected to fall by 8.6 million barrels per day (bpd)…

Three Firms Compete for Dorado FPSO FEED. WHP Shortlist 'Soon'

May 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos, with its partner Carnarvon, is progressing works on the development of the Dorado oil field off W. Australia, with pre-FEED contracts for the FPSO awarded to three 'world-class' contractors. The final investment decision date however…

Noble Energy Hires Temis Flotel for E. Guinea Hook-Up

May 14, 2020

Singapore-based offshore vessel provider Nortrans has won a contract to provide offshore accommodation services to Noble Energy in Equatorial Guinea.Nortrans' Managing Director Kjell Gauksheim said Wednesday that Noble Energy had awarded Nortrans…

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