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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…

Oil Falls as Russia Needs Time on More OPEC+ Cuts

Feb 07, 2020

Oil prices slipped on Friday as Russia said it would need more time before committing to output cuts along with OPEC and other producers amid falling demand for crude as China battles the coronavirus epidemic. Brent crude futures fell 49 cents…

Fugro Surveying i3's Offshore Drilling Locations

Feb 07, 2020

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has started a site survey over oil company i3 Energy's UK North Sea licenses, ahead of the planned drilling campaign later this year.North Sea-focused oil company i3 said Friday that Fugro had started the…

Africa Oil Farms Into Offshore Block in S. Africa

Feb 07, 2020

Canadian oil company Africa Oil has received the South African government's approval to buy into the offshore block 3B/4B.Africa Oil will acquire a 20% stake in the Block 3B/4B Exploration Right from Azinam. It will also assume operatorship for the joint venture partners…

OMV Looking to Increase Stake in Romanian Offshore Project

Feb 07, 2020

Austrian energy group OMV on Thursday indicated it could be interested in increasing the stake in a Romanian offshore gas project that it currently holds with U.S. firm Exxon Mobil.The exploration of the Black Sea Neptun block is a joint venture between OMV's Romanian subsidiary Petrom and the U…

BP's Azeri Production Slightly Dips in 2019

Feb 06, 2020

BP said on Thursday that oil output at its projects in Azerbaijan declined slightly last year to 535,000 barrels per day (bpd) or 26 million tonnes for the whole of the year. That was down from 584,000 bpd, or 29 million tonnes, in 2018. Associated…

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