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Double Offshore Drilling Go-Ahead for Aker BP

Jul 22, 2020

The Norwegian authorities on Wednesday granted oil company Aker BP consents to use the Maersk Integrator and Deepsea Nordkapp drilling rigs at the Ivar Aasen and Alvheim fields, respectively.At the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, Aker BP…

Italian Prosecutors Seek Jail Time for Eni, Shell Execs over Nigeria Bribery Case

Jul 22, 2020

Italian prosecutors have asked for oil majors Eni and Shell to be fined and some of their present and former executives, including Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, to be jailed in a long-running trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.In one of the oil industry's biggest alleged scandals…

Hibernia Platform Output Still Shut after Leak

Jul 22, 2020

Production from the giant Hibernia oil platform in the Atlantic Ocean offshore Canada remained shut on Tuesday after an accidental spill of produced water into the ocean.Produced water is a mixture of seawater from the reservoir, seawater used in injection…

Chevron Inspecting Heat Exchangers at Gorgon After Maintenance

Jul 22, 2020

Chevron Corp is inspecting propane heat exchangers on train 2 at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Australia, the company said on Wednesday, following maintenance that was due to be completed by July 11.The inspections are delaying the restart of the train…

Video: 'Hawk' Brings In Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jackets

Jul 21, 2020

OHT’s heavy transport vessel Hawk arrived on Tuesday at Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg, carrying 10 offshore wind jackets destined for the Moray East offshore wind farm, off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland.The vessel arrived…

Aker BP, Claxton Sign Deal for Offshore Services

Jul 21, 2020

Offshore engineering and services firm Claxton, part of Acteon, has signed a master services agreement with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.Under the MSA, Claxton will provide its range of drilling support services and asset life extension and decommissioning equipment and services…

Malaysia: Cortez Subsea Installs Subsea Pipeline Using Weld-Free Tech

Jul 21, 2020

Subsea technology and services company, Cortez Subsea has reported it has completed the first-ever subsea pipeline using NOV's Zap-Lok mechanical connector, offshore Malaysia.The company says the technology enables faster and cheaper completion of subsea pipelay…

Vestas Nabs 50MW Wind Turbine Order in Vietnam

Jul 21, 2020

Danish wind turbine supplier Vestas has secured a 50 MW order in Vietnam with local EPC construction company, Bac Phuong JSC for the second phase of the Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind project. Vestas was also awarded the first phase of the project in December 2019…

Vattenfall CEO Set to Step Down

Jul 21, 2020

Swedish wind farm developer Vattenfall has said that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years in the position.Hall will leave Vattenfall at the latest on January 31, 2021, and Vattenfall's board…

Canada: Hibernia Oil Platform Shuts Output after Leak

Jul 21, 2020

The Hibernia oil platform in Canada was shut after a leakage of drilling and production fluids, the Hibernia Management and Development Co (HMDC) said late Monday.Hibernia sits roughly 315 km (200 miles) east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador…

Oil Search Q2 Revenue Falls About 30%

Jul 20, 2020

Australia-listed Oil Search Ltd on Tuesday reported a near 30% drop in second-quarter revenue, hurt by a sharp decline in oil and gas prices as demand plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Papua New Guinea-focused oil and gas explorer recorded a revenue of $266…

Santos Flags $560 Mln Impairment Charge on Virus-led Oil Slump

Jul 20, 2020

Australia's Santos said on Tuesday it will book non-cash impairments of up to $560 million after tax, joining a number of global energy majors forced to write down assets after a coronavirus-induced slump in oil prices.The country's second-largest…

Chevron CEO Sees Continued 'Choppy Economic and Price Activity'

Jul 20, 2020

The chief executive of U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp on Monday said the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has it planning for 'choppy' oil prices and economic activity globally.Chevron said on Monday it would buy oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc for about $5 billion in stock…

Petrofac Implements Training Software for Valaris

Jul 20, 2020

Services firm Petrofac says it has implemented its SkillsVX learning and competency software for offshore drilling contractor Valaris, supporting its 7,000 employees globally to manage their learning and competency needs.The implementation involved…

Zenith Applies for New 25-year License for Offshore Congo Field

Jul 20, 2020

London-listed Zenith Energy has applied for an extension of the Tilapia license term in the Republic of the Congo, which expired on July 18, 2020.Zenith's subsidiary in Congo, AAOG Congo continues to operate the Tilapia oilfield on an interim…

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