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IEA boss urges oil producers to ease supply concerns

Oct 04, 2018

Major oil producers must take 'the right steps' to ease supply concerns that have lifted crude prices to a four year-high, the head of the International Energy Agency told Reuters on Thursday.'It is now high time for all the players, especially those key producers and oil exporters…

Seaspan to Invest $200 Mln into Offshore Vessel Owner Swiber

Oct 04, 2018

Singapore-based offshore contractor Swiber has signed a $200 million deal with box ship player Seaspan Corporation, just days after it announced the expiry of a term sheet for a share swop arrangement with Australian power generation firm, Interlink Power & Energy Holdings…

ConocoPhillips Sells Greater Sunrise Fields To Timor-Leste

Oct 02, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips said that it has agreed to sell its 30 percent interest in the Greater Sunrise Fields to the government of Timor-Leste for USD350 million.The total sales price of the transaction, which is conditioned…

Seacor Marine, DNB Bank Pact for Refinance

Oct 02, 2018

Seacor Marine Holdings has entered into a USD 130 million loan facility with a syndicate of lenders led by DNB Bank ASA.The provider of marine and support transportation services to offshore oil and natural gas and wind farm facilities worldwide…

Mexico Must Boost Oil Exploration to Halt Output Fall -Pemex

Oct 01, 2018

Mexico will need to double to about $4 billion its annual oil exploration investment to reverse a 14-year decline in output, a move that will require more funding by Pemex and private producers, a top official with the state-run firm said Friday…

Sakhalin-1 Consortium to Pay $230 mln to Rosneft

Sep 28, 2018

Russia's Sakhalin-1 consortium, led by ExxonMobil, has agreeed to pay $230 million to Russian energy giant Rosneft as part of an out-of-court settlement, the managing director of consortium partner ONGC Videsh told Reuters on Friday.The deal…

Petrogal to Invest Up to $1 bln per Year in Brazil -CEO

Sep 28, 2018

Petrogal, the Brazilian unit of Portugal's Galp, plans to spend $800 million to $1 billion annually in the coming years in Brazil to develop its current oil and gas assets and boost its stake offshore, its chief executive officer said on Thursday…

Norway Should Invest in Kongsberg Share Issue -Government

Sep 28, 2018

Norway should invest about 2.5 billion Norwegian crowns ($306.26 million) in Kongsberg Gruppen's planned share issue, to help pay for the firm's acquisition of Rolls-Royce's Commercial Marine unit, the government proposed on Friday.If approved by parliament…

Staying Competitive in the Offshore Industry – The Bid Process

Sep 27, 2018

Lee Clarke at Dynama explains how to weather challenges in the offshore industry by using effective workforce optimization to support a successful bid management process.Since the middle of 2014 the price of a barrel of crude oil dropped from about $115 to less than $30…

Israeli, Egyptian Partners Buy into Pipeline to Allow Gas Deal

Sep 27, 2018

Israeli and Egyptian partners have agreed to purchase 39 percent of the shares in the EMG pipeline for $518 million, a deal that will enable natural gas exports from Israel to Egypt to begin as early as the start of 2019, the companies said on Thursday…

Petrobras to Pay $853 Mln US Fine in Car Wash Probe

Sep 27, 2018

Petróleo Brasileiro SA will pay an $853.2 million fine to settle U.S. criminal charges the Brazilian state-run oil company bribed politicians and then sought to conceal the payments, the Justice Department said on Thursday.The settlement with U…

Hibiscus Petroleum to Double Production

Sep 27, 2018

Malaysian oil and gas exploration and production company Hibiscus Petroleum is aiming to double its oil output in the United Kingdom and Malaysia to 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) by 2021, a senior company executive said on Thursday.It needs an…

Total Sees Cash Flow, Output Boost from Deepwater Projects

Sep 25, 2018

Oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday it expected deepwater oil and gas operations to make a strong contribution to its output and cash flow thanks to major developments in the West Africa's Gulf of Guinea region, Brazil and U.S. Gulf area…

NRCAN Grant Triggers Major Investment in the Bay of Fundy

Sep 21, 2018

The next wave of tidal energy development at the FORCE facility in the Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia has been triggered by a substantial grant of $29,750,000 under the Emerging Renewable Power Program (ERPP) from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)…

Shell in Talks to Sell $1.3 Bln of Gulf Coast Assets

Sep 21, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in talks to sell its assets in a Gulf of Mexico oilfield to Focus Oil to pay for its takeover of BG Group Plc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with matter.The deal could value Shell's stake in the Caesar Tonga field at about $1…

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