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CGG Kicks off OBN Survey in US Gulf

May 14, 2019

CGG announced Tuesday it has commenced its first multi-client ocean bottom node (OBN) survey.Located in the north-central region of the Gulf of Mexico, this dense OBN survey will provide well-sampled, full azimuthal coverage with long offsets…

TechX: Accelerating Clean Tech for O&G

May 14, 2019

The Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC) and Deep Science Ventures (DSV) have selected two pioneering start-up companies to join industry-leading technology accelerator program, TechX Pioneers.A groundbreaking collaboration between the OGTC and DSV…

Decom Awards Finalists Revealed

May 14, 2019

Decom North Sea has released its agenda, while announcing award finalists ahead of this year’s Decom Offshore conference/exhibition and Decom Awards.The one-day conference, entitled “Activating the Supply Chain”, will take place in Aberdeen…

Equinor Awards Drilling Services Contracts

May 14, 2019

Equinor said it has awarded a group of drilling service contracts worth about NOK 2.5 billion ($286 million), exclusive of options, to several suppliers.The services will be delivered to both new and existing fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS)…

McDermott Scores EPCI Work at Sepia

May 14, 2019

McDermott International said on Tuesday it has been awarded contract from Petrobras for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of subsea risers and flowlines for the first phase of the Sepia field, located 280 kilometers from the Rio de Janeiro coastline in Brazil…

Equinor Grows Caesar Tonga Stake

May 13, 2019

Norwegian oil company Equinor announced Monday it has acquired an additional 22.45% stake in the deepwater Caesar Tonga oilfield in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from Shell for $965 million in cash.The Andarko-operated Caesar Tonga field is located in 1…

SeaBird Tallies US GoM Contract

May 10, 2019

SeaBird Exploration announced Friday it has secured a new contract for source work in the US Gulf of Mexico with an unnamed repeat customer. The Osprey Explorer, which recently completed an Ocean-bottom node (OBN) survey for another customer…

Timeline: Occidental's Anadarko Victory

May 10, 2019

Before Occidental Petroleum Corp clinched a deal on Thursday to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $38 billion, it pursued its U.S. oil and gas exploration and production rival for nearly two years, culminating in the sector's most high-profile public contest since the 1980s…

Brazil Sets Parameters for Mega Oil Auction

May 10, 2019

Brazil's national energy council on Thursday published updated parameters for a massive oil auction scheduled for later this year, including minimum levels of profit-sharing with the government, while also urging a shakeup in the refinery sector…

Ghana's Pecan Field Approval Seen by Q3

May 10, 2019

Aker ASA expects Ghanaian authorities to approve a revised $4.4 billion development plan for the offshore Pecan oilfield by the end of the third quarter of 2019, the Norwegian investment firm's chief executive told Reuters on Friday.The company…

Shell to Invest $2 Bln per Year in Brazil

May 09, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell has plans to invest about $2 billion per year in Brazil through 2025, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told newspaper Valor Econômico in an exclusive interview.Its investment plans could be increased to allow the company to bid in three upcoming oil and gas auctions…

DNV GL Launches Cognitive "Mining" Tool

May 09, 2019

DNV GL has launched Deep Search, a technology that will enable secure, fast and efficient processing of company knowledge and data. Deep Search is a cognitive “mining” tool that uses text and image recognition technologies making it possible to search for text in different format of documents…

Mozambique LNG FID in June, says Anadarko

May 09, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum, the U.S. independent energy group in the midst of a takeover, said on Wednesday it was ready to make a final investment decision on its $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique on June 18.Chief executive…

ADNOC Taps McDermott for Umm Shaif

May 09, 2019

McDermott International has been awarded a contract by ADNOC to provide front end engineering design (FEED) services on a design-competition basis for phase one of the Umm Shaif Gas Cap Condensate Development Project. The work scope also includes the preparation and submission of an engineering…

Chevron Backs Out of Anadrako Takeover Battle

May 09, 2019

US oil major Chevron has stated that it will not make a counter proposal for Anadarko Petroleum, following Occidental's counter bid. Chevron said that: 'Under the terms of its previously announced merger agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation…

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