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Eni, TotalEnergies Start Drilling on Cronos-1 Prospect Offshore Cyprus

May 23, 2022

Italy's Eni and TotalEnergies of France began drilling an exploration gas well off the coast of Cyprus on Monday, the island's energy ministry said.The Tungsten Explorer drillship arrived on location south-west of the island on Monday and started drilling work on the 'Cronos-1' prospect, the ministry said.Eni Cyprus and TotalEnergies EP Cyprus BV, the local units of the two energy majors, collaborate on the project…

Output from IOG's Southern North Sea Fields Shut Over Issues with Onshore Terminal

May 23, 2022

UK-based oil and gas company IOG said Monday that production from its recently launched Blythe and Elgood gas fields in the UK North Sea has been shut-down due Perenco Bacton terminal's issues with handling the fields' condensate.Blythe and Elgood…

Crew Transfer Firm OceanXpress Taps Peterson for Agency Services

May 23, 2022

Energy logistics provider Peterson has won a logistics contract with OceanXpress, a recently formed joint venture between Dutch companies Damen and Ampelmann.Damen Shipyards and offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann launched the joint venture…

S. Korea Court Dismisses Application Against Barossa Pipeline Funding

May 23, 2022

A South Korean court has dismissed an application from a group of Indigenous Australians to block South Korean export credit agencies from funding a deep-sea gas pipeline for the $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia.People…

BW Offshore: One-year Charter Extension for FPSO in Ivory Coast

May 23, 2022

FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore has secured a one-year contract extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien. The firm period has been extended until the end of Q1 2023.The FPSO is operating on the Espoir field offshore the Ivory Coast for CNR International (Cote D'Ivoire) SARL…

Iran, Oman Eye Joint Development of Hengam Offshore Oil Field

May 23, 2022

Iran and Oman have agreed to form a committee to jointly develop the Hengam oil field, which straddles both countries' sea border, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported its oil minister Javad Owji as saying on Monday.In 2005, both countries…

Siemens Energy Launches $4.3B bid for Remaining Stake in Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

May 23, 2022

Siemens Energy on Saturday launched a 4.05 billion euro ($4.28 billion) bid for minority holdings in struggling wind turbine unit Siemens Gamesa, hoping to remove a complex ownership structure that has weighed on its shares.The bid at 18.05 euros per share constitutes a premium of 27…

Wintershall DEA Sells Stakes in Three Offshore Fields in Norway to OKEA

May 23, 2022

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has agreed to sell a 35.2% share in the Brage field and a 6.46% share in the Ivar Aasen field, as well as 6% of the Nova development, all offshore Norway, to the Norwegian oil firm OKEA.OKEA will pay a fixed consideration of USD 117…

UK Picks Offshore Wind Champion. Opens $200M Floating Wind Fund for Expressions of Interest

May 20, 2022

The UK government on Friday appointed Tim Pick as the UK's first Offshore Wind Champion, as a £160 million (around $199,6 million) floating offshore wind fund opens for expressions of interest.'Ambitious plans to expand offshore wind around…

Trillion Books Uranus Jack-up Rig for Drilling in Turkish Black Sea

May 20, 2022

Black Sea-focused oil and gas company Trillion Energy International has signed a definitive offshore drilling services contract with Romanian drilling company GSP Offshore to secure a jack-up rig for its 2022 – 2023 drilling program on its South…

Ten Year Deal: Finland Charters Excelerate Energy's FSRU

May 20, 2022

U.S.-based LNG company Excelerate Energy and a subsidiary of Gasgrid Finland, a Finnish state-owned natural gas transmission system operator, on Friday signed a ten-year deal in Helsinki for the charter of a floating storage and regasification vessel (FSRU) that they said would provide 'flexible…

Proposal Placed for 975MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Sardinia, Italy

May 20, 2022

Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have proposed to build a 975MW floating offshore wind farm off the northeastern coast of Sardinia, Italy. The wind farm's name would be Tibula Energia.Before starting the Ministerial authorization process…

CIP Proposes to Build Hydrogen Island in Danish Dogger Bank Area

May 20, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has proposed to construct an artificial island dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind – called 'BrintØ' - in the Danish part of the North Sea. According to CIP, one of…

Inpex Plans Maintenance at Australia's Ichthys LNG from July 1 to Aug. 5

May 20, 2022

Japan's Inpex Corp plans to conduct scheduled maintenance at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Darwin, Australia, from around July 1 to Aug. 5, a company spokesperson said on Friday.The company declined to comment on shipment plans during the maintenance period…

ONGC Awards Three-year Contract for Shelf Drilling Jack-up Rig

May 20, 2022

Shallow water drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs with the Indian national oil and gas company ONGC.The three-year contract is for the 1975-built F.G. McClintock jack-up rig. ONGC…

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Eni, TotalEnergies Start Drilling on Cronos-1 Prospect Offshore Cyprus

Eni, TotalEnergies Start Drilling on Cronos-1 Prospect Offshore Cyprus

Output from IOG's Southern North Sea Fields Shut Over Issues with Onshore Terminal

Output from IOG's Southern North Sea Fields Shut Over Issues with Onshore Terminal

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