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Pearson to Lead National Subsea Center

Feb 11, 2020

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has appointed Chris Pearson as Director for the National Subsea Center (NSC), tasked with leading the center’s research and development to tackle subsea engineering challenges.Pearson will take up the new post…

Total CEO: Governments Not Oil Firms Must Drive Carbon Curbs

Feb 11, 2020

It is up to governments to drive decarbonisation and consumers will have to pay more to achieve carbon neutrality, Total's chief executive said, adding the French firm has no intention of moving away from oil and gas production.Oil firms should…

ConocoPhillips Keeps Bristow Helicopters Busy at Ekofisk

Feb 11, 2020

The U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips has extended contracts for offshore helicopters services in Norway with offshore transportation giant Bristow.Under the extension, valid through August 31, 2024, and as part of two separate contracts, Bristow…

Rystad Slashes Oil Demand Forecast on Coronavirus Impact

Feb 11, 2020

Oslo-based energy market intelligence firm Rystad Energy has slashed its global oil demand forecast for 2020 by a quarter, citing the impact of the novel coronavirus.Rystad has pointed to the fact that the coronavirus epidemic in China has triggered…

Oceaneering Scores Angola RLWI Gig with BP

Feb 11, 2020

Oil major BP has awarded subsea services specialist Oceaneering a contract for the provision of riserless light well intervention services in Angola.Oceaneering, which has described the contract award as meaningful, will provide the services at BP's offshore Angola Blocks 18 and 31…

Aker BP, Equinor Nearing Solution for NOAKA Development

Feb 11, 2020

Oil firms Aker BP and Equinor are close to resolving their dispute over how to develop a cluster of oil and gas discoveries in the so-called NOAKA area of the North Sea, Aker BP said on Tuesday. The new engineering design initially comprises 506 million barrels of oil equivalents (boe)…

Petrobras Breaks Oil Output Record, Boosted by Pre-Salt

Feb 11, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras hit a new production record in the fourth quarter, of over 3 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), thanks largely to the ramp-up of platforms in the prolific pre-salt formation, the state-run oil firm said on Monday…

Aker BP Ditches Gina Krog for Shrek

Feb 11, 2020

Norway's Aker BP and Polish PGNiG have entered into an agreement to swap some of their respective offshore license interests in Norway. The deal will see Aker exit the Gina Krog field in the North Sea, but get hold of the recent Shrek discovery located near its Skarv FPSO in the Norwegian Sea…

TechnipFMC to Take $2.4B Impairment Charge

Feb 11, 2020

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC said on Monday that it expects to take asset impairment charges of $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter as producers cut spending due to lower prices for oil and gas. TechnipFMC also said it expects 2019 revenue to be near $13…

Aker BP Q4 Profit Beats Forecast, Output to Rise 36% in 2020

Feb 11, 2020

Norway's Aker BP beat fourth-quarter profit forecasts on Tuesday and said it expects its oil and gas output to jump 36% in 2020, the first full year of production from the giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield.Chief Executive Karl Johnny Hersvik said…

Harvey Gulf CEO to Remain Until 2027

Feb 10, 2020

New Orleans based offshore vessels company Harvey Gulf International Marine said it has signed an agreement with its CEO, Shane Guidry, to remain at Harvey until January 1, 2027.Guidry commented, “Over the past several years, Harvey Gulf has…

ROVOP Launches In-house Inspection Service

Feb 10, 2020

Subsea robotics firm ROVOP announced the addition of full in-house inspection service, to complement its range of underwater robotics technologies.With a fleet of 51 remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) including work class, light work class and observation class…

Scantrol Hires Gaupaas

Feb 10, 2020

Scantrol, a supplier of monitoring and control systems to the marine and offshore industries, has hired Frode Gaupaas as Business Development Manager for Subsea.Gaupaas has more than 23 years of experience in subsea and offshore operations.…

Diamond Offshore's 4Q Loss Narrows. Revenue Up

Feb 10, 2020

Offshore Drilling company Diamond Offshore posted a net loss of $74 million for the fourth quarter of 2019.The result is an improvement compared to a loss of $79 million in the fourth quarter of 2018, and also compared to the third quarter 2019 loss of $95 million…

Somalia President Signs New Oil Bill into Law

Feb 10, 2020

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has signed landmark petroleum legislation into law to help open up a new frontier market, the oil ministry said on Saturday. The upper house of Somalia’s parliament in January approved the petroleum…

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