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Magnora to Invest Oil Cash In Renewables

Feb 14, 2020

Oslo-listed company Magnora plans to use the cash generated from oil and gas production at the Western Isles and Penguin offshore projects for renewable energy investments. Magnora, formerly known as Sevan Marine, was formed in 2018 following…

Australia: PGS' North Carnarvon Basin Data In

Feb 14, 2020

Norwegian seismic player has made available final data of its PGS Mawson MultiClient 3D seismic survey covering the prospective North Carnarvon Basin of Australia.'The Mawson 3D survey applied a modern, triple-source GeoStreamer 3D survey design…

Egypt: Vantage Drilling to Train Local Workforce

Feb 14, 2020

Vantage Drilling has signed an agreement in Egypt to train local workforce in the space of offshore drilling.A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Ihab Toma CEO of Vantage Drilling, Osama El Bakly, Chairman of Egyptian Natural Gas…

Leviathan Gas Output Cut Due to 'Malfunction'

Feb 14, 2020

Israel's Energy Ministry said on Thursday it limited production at the new Leviathan natural gas field to 60% after a malfunction was discovered in the project's subsea pipeline.The Leviathan partners said in a statement there was no malfunction…

Siemens Hands Over BorWin3 to TenneT

Feb 13, 2020

The BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection project in the German North Sea has been handed over to the German/Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT, by contractors Siemens and Petrofac.The 900 MW project will convert three-phase electric power…

Several Firms Show Interest in Barryroe, Providence Says

Feb 13, 2020

Ireland-focused oil company Providence Resources is on the lookout for a new farm-in partner for its Barryroe field following a botched farm-in saga with China's APEC.Providence said Thursday that its subsidiary Exola DAC, which is the operator…

Rystad: 2020 Biggest Year for Offshore Wind Jackets

Feb 13, 2020

The global offshore wind farms (OWF) that are set for start-up this year will make 2020 the year with the highest ever use of steel jacket foundations for new developments, Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said in a report on Thursday…

Norway: 20 Suppliers Bundled into New Company

Feb 13, 2020

North Sea private equity player, Hitecvision — the firm behind the rise of well-known E&P players and suppliers — has decided to bundle 20 of its oilfield suppliers into a well-capitalized industrial group with other-than-offshore aims.Hitec said the offshore suppliers would live on in a new…

Another Delay for Yme Field Start-Up

Feb 13, 2020

The start of production at Repsol's Yme oilfield, the group's largest project off Norway, will be delayed until the second half of 2020 as preparations take longer than expected, the Spanish energy firm confirmed on Thursday. Repsol, which holds…

Woodside: Weak LNG Prices, Coronavirus Slowing Projects

Feb 13, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd warned on Thursday the coronavirus outbreak is hampering its efforts to seal gas deals and sell stakes in a key growth project, as it reported a 25% drop in annual underlying profit. The profit fall was in…

Indonesia: State Firm to Manage Upstream O&G Business

Feb 13, 2020

Indonesia plans to set up or designate a state firm to carry out upstream oil and gas activities, to try to curb red tape and regulations that are blamed for hindering investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. The government of President…

Prosafe, Floatel Merger Falls Through

Feb 13, 2020

Offshore accommodation rig providers Floatel and Prosafe have called off their proposed merger amid objections from competition regulators in Norway and the UK.The all-stock merger, proposed in June 2019, had promised to create the world’s largest offshore accommodation company with…

Mexico: Regulator to Decide in Talos, Pemex Standoff over Zama

Feb 13, 2020

The dispute over who will run operations for a major offshore oil discovery in Mexico could eventually come down to the technical opinion of the country's independent oil regulator, according to one of the body's commissioners. Closed-door talks…

BP, Shell, Total Want to Power UKCS Platforms from Norway

Feb 13, 2020

Oil majors BP, Shell and Total want to connect some of their oil platforms to Norway's onshore power grid to reduce carbon emissions, BP said in a letter to the oil and energy ministry. Pressure has intensified on fossil fuel companies to curb…

Premier Oil Creditors Vote For Deals, New Debt Plan

Feb 13, 2020

Creditors of Premier Oil gave the indebted oil and gas producer their approval for $800 million of North Sea acquisitions under a scheme that would allow it to delay debt repayments and issue new shares. The vote supporting Premier's management is a blow to hedge fund ARCM…

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