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Wintershall CEO Meets Norwegian Prime Minister on Growth Plans

Oct 17, 2018

Mario Mehren, CEO of Wintershall, Germany's largest crude oil and natural gas producer, has presented Wintershall’s growth plans in Norway during a visit by Norway's Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, to Berlin.Mehren announced a further increase…

Lukoil to Start Oil Production at New Caspian Field in 2023

Oct 16, 2018

Russia's biggest independent oil producer Lukoil plans to start commercial oil production at its new Caspian field in 2023, the company said on Tuesday.Lukoil said it expected to reach peak production at the Rakushechnoye field of 1.2 million…

DNV GL to Update Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap

Oct 16, 2018

DNV GL, the resource of independent energy experts and certification body, leads a consortium to update the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology.The other members of the consortium are Frazer Nash Consultancy…

Cepsa Postpones Bumper IPO, Blames Market Rout

Oct 15, 2018

Spain's Cepsa postponed what would have been the largest oil company listing in a decade on Monday, the latest IPO to succumb to a global sell-off in equity markets.Cepsa's owner, Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala, had planned to raise about 2 billion euros ($2…

Hurricane FPSO Leaves Dubai After Upgrade, Shetlands First Oil Seen in H1

Oct 15, 2018

The Aoka Mizu floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel ordered by Hurricane Energy has left Dubai following a series of upgrades, the company said, another milestone for the group as it seeks to extract so-called fractured basement oil in Britain…

US GoM Oil Production Off 32% from Storm

Oct 12, 2018

U.S. Gulf of Mexico producers have cut oil output by 32 percent and natural gas production by 13 percent as a result of the lingering effects of Hurricane Michael, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday, citing reports from 27 companies…

LNG Report: Floating Liquefaction & Regasification

Oct 11, 2018

International Maritime Associates has completed a 12-month study of the global market for floating gas liquefaction plants and floating LNG regasification terminals.   The 150+ page study, published by World Energy Reports, is the most detailed analysis yet made of this growing business sector…

Njord Offshore Bags Taiwan Charter

Oct 10, 2018

UK-based offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Njord Offshore Ltd will be managing a new purpose built 35-m Service Accommodation and Transfer Vessel (SATV) on long term charter to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S for Formosa 1 offshore wind power plant in Taiwan…

Venezuela Sets New Wages for Oil Workers

Oct 10, 2018

Venezuela on Wednesday increased wages for workers at state energy company PDVSA after employees staged small protests to decry meager salaries amid the OPEC nation's economic meltdown.Socialist President Nicolas Maduro in August unexpectedly…

Baker Hughes is Exploring Advanced Manufacturing with AFRC

Oct 10, 2018

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Center (AFRC) and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), have joined forces to explore how some of the latest advanced manufacturing tools and processes can drive more efficient, smarter…

Chevron becomes first oil major to exit Norway

Oct 10, 2018

U.S. oil firm Chevron will become the first oil major to formally exit the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) as it transfers its last stake in an exploration license, according to a government letter.Oil majors, including Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell…

Hibiscus Petroleum Buys Stake in North Sea Block

Oct 10, 2018

Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd has acquired 50% interest in two oilfields offshore the United Kingdom for $37.5 million in total.In a press statement, Hibiscus said its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Anasuria Hibiscus UK Ltd (AHUK) had entered into…

Minesto Generates Deep Green Tidal Power

Oct 09, 2018

Marine energy developer Minesto has achieved initial electricity generation with its first commercial-scale marine energy kite during the commissioning program of the company’s ground-breaking low-flow tidal energy project in Wales.“We are entering…

Storm Shuts Nearly 40% of US GoM Oil Output

Oct 09, 2018

Nearly 40 percent of daily crude oil production was lost from offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico wells on Tuesday due to platform evacuations and shut-ins ahead of Hurricane Michael.Since Monday, oil producers, including Anadarko Petroleum Corp, BHP Billiton…

Pemex Announces 7 New Crude Finds

Oct 09, 2018

Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Tuesday it has made seven new crude discoveries in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and said it could invest upward of $10 billion to develop six oil and gas fields.Pemex, which has been struggling with declining output for over a decade…

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