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Orsted CEO Favors Small Deals Over Big M&A

Jan 21, 2020

Denmark's Orsted, the world's largest operator of offshore wind parks, plans to steer clear of super-sized takeovers, its chief executive said on Tuesday, opting instead for a string of small deals as a strategy to grow.'I'm fundamentally convinced…

Egdon Shares Soar as Shell Farms Into Its Offshore Blocks

Jan 21, 2020

Shares of London-listed Egdon Resources jumped on Tuesday following news that oil giant Shell farmed into Egdon's UK offshore licenses P1929 and P2304.Under the agreement, Shell will become the operator and will acquire a 70% interest in both blocks…

Halliburton Posts $1.7B Loss, Beats Estimates

Jan 21, 2020

Halliburton Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as higher drilling activity in international markets helped the oilfield services provider blunt a hit from slowing North America that led to a charge of $2.2 billion.International…

McDermott Filing for Bankruptcy to Restructure Debt

Jan 21, 2020

Offshore engineering and construction giant McDermott has confirmed it is set to file for bankruptcy as part of its debt restructuring plans.'This morning, the company commenced solicitation of votes from its lenders and bondholders in support of a prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization…

Nigeria: Ex-Attorney General Charged in $1.3B Oil Deal Bribery Case

Jan 21, 2020

Nigeria's financial crimes watchdog charged a former attorney general suspected of taking bribes to facilitate a $1.3 billion oil block sale, the agency said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in one of the industry's biggest alleged corruption scandals…

IEA: Oil Firms Must Step Up Climate Efforts

Jan 21, 2020

Oil and gas companies are facing a critical challenge as the world increasingly shifts towards clean energy transition, and failure to address growing calls to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could threaten their long-term social acceptability and profitability…

Edison Norge Defrauded of 12.5M Euros

Jan 21, 2020

Italian energy company Edison has said its Norwegian subsidiary has been defrauded of 12.5 million euros.'Edison announces that the Edison Norge company, based in Norway and controlled by Edison International, in turn wholly owned by Edison Exploration & Production (Edison E&P)…

Kraken Finalizes OceanVision Contract

Jan 20, 2020

Kraken Robotics Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has finalized the contract for the OceanVision project with the Ocean Supercluster and industry partners (Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador,…

McDermott Bankruptcy Filing Imminent -Bloomberg

Jan 20, 2020

Oilfield services provider McDermott International Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment by Reuters…

In Norway, Signs of Industry-wide Health

Jan 20, 2020

A range of oil companies and their suppliers saw their market value enrichened Monday for reasons that included oil skipping its usual end-of-month dip in December, as WTI and Brent in 2020 still looking like 2019.With oil stable, even “minor”…

Saipem, Italian Police Sign Cyberattack Prevention Deal

Jan 17, 2020

Italian offshore energy services provider Saipem and the Italian State Police have signed an agreement that aims to prevent and combat cyberattacks that target information and services systems of companies of special importance for the country…

TAQA Taking Over as Brae Field Operator

Jan 17, 2020

UAE-based oil company TAQA is set to take over operatorship over the Brae oil field in the UK sector of the North Sea from RockRose Energy.RockRose energy got hold of the licenses containing the Brae field last year, following the completion of the UK North Sea assets of the U…

Global Demand Lifts Schlumberger Profits

Jan 17, 2020

Schlumberger NV reported a 9.4% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Friday, as buoyant demand in international markets helped the world's largest oilfield services provider make up for lower drilling activity in North America.Net income fell to $333 million…

IHC IQIP Grips Taiwan Offshore Wind Deal

Jan 17, 2020

Dutch offshore services firm IHC IQIP has won an order to deliver 84 jacket pile grippers for an offshore wind project.The order relates to a Taiwanese project for 21 OWF jacket foundations to be installed in 2020, IHC IQIP said earlier this week…

TechnipFMC Affirms Company Split Timeline

Jan 17, 2020

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has reaffirmed its planned split into two separate companies is „well on track“ for completion in the first half of 2020. TechnipFMC, formed in 2017 via a merger between France's Technip and U.S. FMC Technologies…

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