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ADNOC Suspends Petrofac from Competing for New Contracts over Bribery Case

Mar 15, 2021

Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas giant ADNOC has suspended oilfield services firm Petrofac from competing for new ADNOC contracts 'until further notice,' over a bribery case related to contracts awarded in 2013 and 2014.'Petrofac Ltd announces it…

Van Oord's Offshore Vessel to Cut Emissions, Fuel Consumption with FUELSAVE Tech

Mar 15, 2021

Dutch marine contractor and offshore installation services company Van Oord will install a combustion conditioning system with hydrogen and methanol on its subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes, in a push to cut emissions from its fleet.The system…

Five Golden Rules for Virus Protection Offshore

Mar 15, 2021

In the last year, the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the risks of working in what was already one of the most hostile environments on Earth. But, with the first anniversary of the outbreak not long in our collective rear-view mirrors, offshore…

Noreco Names New Chief Operating Officer

Mar 15, 2021

Oil and gas company Noreco has appointed John Hulme as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective Monday.'Mr Hulme brings 30 years of global experience in the oil and gas industry. He was most recently Country Manager for Sapura Energy E&P business in Malaysia…

Shell Looking to Sell Interests in Malaysian Offshore Blocks

Mar 15, 2021

Oil major Shell is exploring options to sell its non-operated interests in the Amended 2011 Baram Delta EOR Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and the SK 307 PSC, offshore Malaysia.The assets located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, are operated by…

VIDEO: New Marine Survey Firm Nicola Offshore Open for Business

Mar 15, 2021

A new company called Nicola Offshore specializing in marine survey campaigns and on-demand missions has started operations from its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany on Monday.According to the company's press statement, Nicola Offshore was established…

Woodside, Trafigura Load First Carbon Offset Condensate Cargo at Pluto LNG

Mar 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside and its Pluto LNG joint venture partners have delivered their first cargo of carbon offset condensate to commodity trading company Trafigura.The cargo was loaded at Pluto LNG plant in Western Australia, which…

Ex-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Joins Maersk Supply Service Board

Mar 15, 2021

Philippe Kavafyan, former CEO of offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been appointed as new board member at the Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service.'As former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Kavafyan comes…

Oil Prices: Brent Hits $70

Mar 15, 2021

Oil prices rose on Monday, with Brent reaching $70 a barrel, as data showed China's economic recovery accelerated at the start of 2021, boosting the energy demand outlook at the world's largest oil importer.Brent crude futures for May were steady at $69…

Guyana: Tullow Oil, Partners Keep Control Over Orinduik Offshore Block Until 2023

Mar 15, 2021

The government of Guyana has granted an extension to the term of the Tullow Oil-operated Orinduik offshore block that will see the block partners maintain control of the block until 2023. According to Eco Atlantic, Tullow Oil's partner in the offshore block…

Petronas, CNOOC to Collaborate on Cleaner Energy Solutions, LNG Bunkering

Mar 15, 2021

Malaysian oil company Petronas and China-based oil firm CNOOC, have signed a memorandum of understanding to 'pursue mutual growth through closer collaboration.''The MoU elevates the long-standing relationship between the two parties from primarily…

Poor Risk Communication, Inadequate Maintenance Behind Fatal Gulf of Mexico Platform Incident

Mar 12, 2021

The U.S. offshore safety regulator BSEE has found several probable and possible causes - including communication breakdown, poorly maintained walking surfaces, and inadequate barricade installation - behind a fatal 2019 incident in which a Wood…

Tulip Oil Agrees to Sell Dutch Subsidiary to Kistos

Mar 12, 2021

Oil company Tulip Oil has agreed to sell its Dutch subsidiary Tulip Oil Netherlands to Kistos for 220 million euros, plus 163 million euros of contingent payments, and 5 million euros of warrants.Tulip Oil Netherlands owns an operating interest in the Q-10A offshore gas field…

FAR to Sell Senegal Oil Field Stake to Woodside, as Lukoil, Remus Offers Incomplete

Mar 12, 2021

Australian oil and gas company FAR said Friday it would sell its stake in offshore blocks in Senegal to Woodside, subject to the approval of its shareholders, as proposed company takeover offers made by Remus and Lukoil were incomplete.To remind…

Subsea 7 Nets "Sizeable" Contract

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 said Friday it had won a sizeable contract, which means it is valued between $50 million and $150 million.In a brief update in which it did not reveal many details, Subsea 7 said the scope of work includes engineering…

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