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FairWind Completes 59 Transition Pieces for Borssele 1+2 OWF

Mar 27, 2020

Wind industry solutions provider FairWind has completed its largest electrical and high voltage project in company history, completing 59 transition pieces (TP’s) for client Bladt.The TP segments were assembled in Aalborg harbor in Denmark, to be installed at Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm…

Equinor to Quit U.S. Lobby Group Over Climate Policy

Mar 27, 2020

Equinor will leave industry lobby group the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) over a disagreement about climate policy, the energy producer said on Friday.The Norwegian company is undertaking a review of its memberships of…

Australia May Need LNG Imports from 2024

Mar 27, 2020

Australia will need to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2024 for its southern states to avoid shortfalls unless more gas fields are developed locally and pipelines are expanded, the country's energy market operator said on Friday.Despite…

Kim Heng in Taiwan Offshore Wind JV

Mar 27, 2020

Singaporean offshore services provider Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield Pte has entered into a joint venture with a Taiwanese company to create Bridgewater Marine (Taiwan) Limited.Kim Heng Offshore & Marine, a parent company of Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield…

KS Drilling Slapped with $24M Claim, Contract Termination after Rig Incident

Mar 27, 2020

Singapore-based drilling contractor KS Drilling has seen its offshore rig contract cancelled, and has been slapped by a $23,5 million claim after its drilling rig in February was involved in an incident offshore Indonesia.The Java Star jack…

Eni to Cut Capex by 25% to Cushion Covid-19 Impact

Mar 27, 2020

Italian energy group Eni will cut its capital spending by a quarter this year, and more next, as it moves to mitigate the impact from falling commodity prices because of the coronavirus emergency.In a statement on Wednesday, the state-controlled…

EMGS in Survival Mode. Cuts Workers, Vessels

Mar 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore survey company has announced severe cost-cutting measures that will lead to termination of most employees and consultants and cold stacking of vessels.EMGS recently lost what was expected to be a long-term contract with Pemex in Mexico…

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Mar 26, 2020

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10…

Vaalco Brings Offshore Gabon Well Online. Says No Covid-19 Impact on Ops so Far

Mar 26, 2020

Vaalco Energy has said it has completed the South East Etame 4H development well offshore Gabon, including approximately 750 feet of horizontal section in the Gamba reservoir.The company said Thursday it had brought the South East Etame 4H well onto production on March 21…

Brent Crude Drops to $26.35. Outlook Bleak

Mar 26, 2020

Oil prices fell on Thursday, ending three sessions of gains, as movement restrictions worldwide to contain the coronavirus destroyed demand and overshadowed expectations that a U.S. $2 trillion emergency stimulus will bolster economic activity…

Covid-19 and Cheap Oil to Hit African pre-FID Oil Projects

Mar 26, 2020

Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy expects that majority of Africa’s top planned oil and gas projects that were expecting final investment decisions under an oil price assumption of between $55 and $60 per barrel will be hit hard by the current oil prices and coronavirus impact…

Ten Signs the Oil Industry is Bent Out of Shape

Mar 26, 2020

The oil industry has been hit by a simultaneous demand and supply shock in March as the coronavirus pandemic cuts fuel consumption and top producer Saudi Arabia raises output to full capacity to fight a price war with rivals.International crude…

Lekoil 'in Process' of Paying $2M to Optimum

Mar 25, 2020

Nigerian oil company Lekoil has said it is in the process of paying $2 million to Optimum Petroleum, its partner in an offshore block in Nigeria.The 2 million payment was agreed in January, and it is the first of two installments Lekoil is due…

JOGMEC, JX, Petronas Testing CCS at Malaysian Gas Fields

Mar 25, 2020

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has signed an agreement with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration and Petronas to study the development of high CO2 gas fields in Malaysia, utilizing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology…

Oil Prices Fall as Demand Woes Eclipse U.S. Stimulus

Mar 25, 2020

Oil prices slipped into negative territory on Wednesday as faltering fuel demand from the spread of the coronavirus outweighed a massive pending U.S. economic stimulus package.Brent crude was down 45 cents, or 1.66%, at $26.70 per barrel at 1029 GMT after earlier rising to a high of $28…

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