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Angola's Oil Exploration Evaporates

May 20, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has done in a handful of months what even a 27-year civil war did not: it has brought oil drilling to a halt in Angola, Africa's second-largest oil producer.The consequences could be grave for a poor country that relies…

NEO Energy, Total Revise Terms of UK North Sea Deal

May 20, 2020

HitecVision's NEO Energy company has renegotiated the terms of the acquisition of Total's UK North Sea assets, first announced in July 2019.The original agreement stipulated that Petrogas NEO, a joint venture between Petrogas, the exploration…

JOG Takes Over Verbier Discovery from Equinor

May 20, 2020

Jersey Oil & Gas has completed the acquisition of operatorship and a 70% working interest from Equinor in the UK North Sea license containing the Verbier discovery in the UK from Equinor.The consideration for the acquisition consists of two…

PHOTO: Heerema's Giant Crane Vessel Completes Its First Decom Gig

May 19, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has completed its first offshore decommissioning project.The vessel, which has been around for almost a year, has so far mostly conducted installation works, such as the…

Denmark, Vietnam Talk Offshore Wind Expansion

May 19, 2020

Denmark and Vietnam are working on finding ways to further boost Vietnam's offshore wind development, which according to the Danish Energy Agency, has a potential of 160 GW offshore wind. As part of the effort, the Danish Energy Agency and the…

Vattenfall Taps NGI for Kriegers Flak Wind Farm Monitoring

May 19, 2020

Swedish wind farm development company Vattenfall has hired Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) to provide monitoring services for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm being built in the Baltic Sea, offshore Denmark.NGI will provide design…

Rockhopper Reducing Headcount, Directors' Salaries

May 19, 2020

Oil and gas company Rockhopper, with a share in the Sea Lion project off the Falkland Islands, has announced a set of cost-cutting measures which include headcount reductions, and directors' salary reduction.The company said Tuesday that due…

COVID-19 Delays Total's South Africa Offshore Drilling Plans

May 19, 2020

French oil major Total has agreed with Odfjell Drilling to keep the Deepsea Stavanger offshore drilling rig idle for a while due to the COVID-19 situation.Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible drilling unit has a contract with Total to drill this year in South Africa…

Repsol Given Green Light to Use Maersk Inspirer at Yme

May 19, 2020

Spanish oil company Repsol has been given a green light to use the Maersk Inspirer jack-up rig at the Yme field, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, to connection, completion, and…

Longitude Designs Cable Layer for Taiwan Wind Farm Ops

May 19, 2020

Longitude Engineering, an LOC Group company, has said it has provided concept and basic design services, as well as construction specification for yard engagement and procurement activities, for a new DP2 cable lay ship for Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering (Woen Jinn)…

U.S. Tops List of Most Attractive Countries for Renewables Investments. Overtakes China

May 19, 2020

The United States has overtaken China as the most attractive country in the world for renewables investment and the global clean energy sector is expected to bounce back quickly despite the coronavirus pandemic, research showed on Tuesday.In…

Siemens Gamesa Launches 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

May 19, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has unveiled a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 14-megawatt (MW) capacity.The capacity can reach up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function. The turbine will have a 222-meter diameter rotor…

Petronas Farms Out Part of Suriname Offshore Block to Exxon

May 19, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has completed the farm-down of a 50% stake in an offshore Suriname block to a subsidiary of ExxonMobil.The offshore block, known as Block 52, is located north of the coast of Paramaribo, Suriname’s capital city…

Neptune Energy Terminates Deal to Buy Edison's North Sea Business

May 19, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has terminated the agreement to acquire Edison E&P’s UK and Norwegian subsidiaries from Energean Oil and Gas. Neptune will pay a $5 million termination fee to Energean.The two companies had last year agreed…

Brent Hits One-month High, U.S. Oil Tops $32 as Lockdowns Ease

May 18, 2020

Oil prices jumped on Monday, with benchmark Brent hitting a one-month high and U.S. crude topping $30, supported by optimism about the reopening of economies and output cuts by major producers. Brent crude was up $2.32, or 7.1%, at $34.82 a barrel by 1344 GMT…

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