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Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Block Offshore Drilling

Feb 05, 2020

Virginia Democratic-led lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill to block future oil and gas development off the state's coastline, reflecting opposition to the Republican Trump administration's efforts to open Atlantic waters to fossil fuel exploration…

Independent Operators Lead 2020 FPSO Surge

Feb 04, 2020

2020 will be a peak year for floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) demand with up to 14 awards forecast in Wood Mackenzie’s base case scenario, half of which will be located offshore Latin America. Only two of these facilities are expected to be Petrobras units…

RockRose to Buy Speedwell and Its North Sea Gas Asset

Feb 04, 2020

RockRose Energy has signed a deal to buy Speedwell Energy, a company owning a 100% stake in the Cotton gas field in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea. RockRose said Tuesday that the deal was 'for a limited initial consideration,' with…

Norway Mulls Where to Draw the Line

Feb 03, 2020

A handful of Norway-based arctic oil and gas explorers and their hydrocarbon finds might be the last at today’s recognized Barents Sea’s ice edge, if an expert group’s recommendation to bring offshore activity south gains political traction…

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Unaffected by Reported Attacks, Delek says

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek has dismissed reports that the gas pipeline carrying gas from the Leviathan offshore field to Egypt has been affected by a reported terrorist attack in Egypt.Al Jazeera on Monday reported that a group of attackers had blown up a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula…

Worley CEO to Step Down. Replacement Named

Feb 03, 2020

Australia-based oilfield services and engineering company Worley has named a new CEO after Andrew Wood decided to retire after 26 years with the company, seven as CEO.He will be replaced by Chris Ashton, who has been with Worley since 1998, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer…

Marubeni Secures Loan for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Feb 03, 2020

Marubeni Corp and its partners have signed a project finance agreement with banks to build and operate offshore wind farms in northern Japan, the Japanese trading house said on Monday. Marubeni said the 100 billion yen ($921 million) plan to…

Guyana: Orinduik Block in Resource Estimate Boost

Feb 03, 2020

Tullow Oil's Orinduik Block offshore Guyana could hold 5,1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in Gross Prospective Resources, best estimate, according to Gustavson Associates, an independent third-party auditor.This is more than a billion-barrel…

U.S. Ready to Assist Brazil with Offshore Oil Auctions

Feb 03, 2020

The U.S. government is ready to help Brazil design more effective oil auctions, the U.S. secretary of energy said on Sunday, after the South American nation's attempt to sell tens of billions of dollars of production rights to private firms last year largely flopped…

Climate Activists Block Shell HQ

Feb 02, 2020

Environmental activists chanting 'keep it in the ground' blocked the entrance to Shell's headquarters in The Hague on Friday, protesting at the energy company's role in climate change, until police dragged them away, detaining 30.Some of the…

Lundin Ups Spending, Output Plans

Jan 31, 2020

Sweden's Lundin Petroleum, a partner in Norway's giant Sverdrup oilfield, raised its dividend payment and output expectations on Friday after beating fourth-quarter profit forecasts.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) rose to $695…

Coro Energy Pulls Out of Bulu PSC Deal

Jan 31, 2020

The Southeast Asian focused oil company Coro Energy will not be buying a share in the Bulu PSC, offshore Indonesia, citing  increased risks around the Bulu project.'The company had in September 2018 agreed to buy a 42.5% interest in the shallow water (60m) block offshore East Java…

The Energy Transition, Stupid

Jan 30, 2020

“Fit at 50”, “life begins at 70” and “the swinging 60s” were all slogans chosen to reflect oil price market sentiment in 2017, 2018 and 2019, respectively. This year, at the Society of Underwater Technology’s (SUT) annual Global Subsea Market Outlook Business Breakfast…

Polish Oil Refiner Eyeing Offshore Wind Farm Partners

Jan 30, 2020

Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen plans to select a partner in the first quarter for its first wind farm project in the Baltic Sea, Deputy Head Patrycja Klarecka said on Thursday. For coal-reliant Poland, offshore wind, together with other renewables…

Orsted Exceeds Own 2019 Core Profit Expectations

Jan 30, 2020

Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, exceeded its own full-year core profit expectations on Thursday on the back of strong generation from its wind farms but said it expected this year's result to be slightly lower.Its 2019 earnings before interest…

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