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Santos, Oil Search Agree to Merge Despite PNG Scrutiny

Sep 10, 2021

Santos sealed an agreement to buy Oil Search to create a global top 20 oil and gas company, the companies said on Friday, even as the Papua New Guinea government raised concerns that a takeover could harm national interests.The deal will make…

Shell Starts Redeploying Workers on Gulf of Mexico Platform

Sep 09, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is beginning the redeployment of personnel to its Appomattox platform in the Gulf of Mexico while damage assessments are continuing at its West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility after Hurricane Ida.As of Wednesday, more than three-quarters of the U…

ExxonMobil Finds Oil at Pinktail Well, Offshore Guyana

Sep 09, 2021

U.S. oil firm ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery offshore Guyana, this time at Pinktail prospect in the prolific Stabroek Block.The Pinktail well, ExxonMobil said, encountered 220 feet (67 meters) of net pay in high-quality hydrocarbon…

Macquarie’s GIG Buys Irish Offshore Wind Farm Project

Sep 09, 2021

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) said Thursday it had acquired Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta, the developer of the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind farm, in Galway, Ireland. Sceirde Rocks is a proposed 400 MW offshore wind farm, which will be…

ROVOP Names New President for Americas. Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities

Sep 09, 2021

Remotely operated vehicles specialist ROVOP has appointed Daniel Wheeler as its new President for the Americas, to lead the company in Houston as it prepares for its next phase of growth in the region both in oil and gas and in the emerging offshore wind sector there…

Horisont Energi, Equinor, and Vår Energi Team Up in Blue Ammonia Project in Barents Sea

Sep 09, 2021

Norwegian carbon tech company Horisont Energi has signed a cooperation agreement with oil firms Equinor and Vår Energi for the development of Barents Blue, Europe's first large-scale production facility for blue ammonia.Bjørgulf Haukelidsæter Eidesen…

Shell Weighs COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Firing Staff Who Resist

Sep 09, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell is considering making it mandatory for workers in some operations to get COVID-19 vaccinations or risk being fired, an internal company document seen by Reuters shows.Shell, which employs some 86,000 workers in more than 70 countries…

Baker Hughes, Schlumberger Count on Clean Energy for Growth

Sep 08, 2021

Oilfield service firms Schlumberger and Baker Hughes are counting on newer energy transition businesses like carbon capture and hydrogen fuel for growth, and expect these clean energy units to rival some of their more traditional units by the next decade…

Oxy Says Seven of Its Ten Offshore Oil Platforms in U.S. Gulf of Mexico Still Offline

Sep 08, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday said in a securities filing seven of its 10 offshore oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remain offline since Hurricane Ida.Hurricane Ida tore through the Gulf of Mexico late last month…

U.S. Oil Losses from Hurricane Ida Among Worst Since 2005

Sep 08, 2021

Hurricane Ida's damage to U.S. offshore energy production makes it one of the most costly since back-to-back storms in 2005 cut output for months, according to the latest data and historical records.Ida's 150 mile-per-hour (240 kph) winds cut…

FPSO Firm BW Offshore Bids to Build Offshore Wind Farms in UK

Sep 08, 2021

BW Offshore, an Oslo-listed firm best know for its FPSO leasing business in the oil and gas sector, said Wednesday it had, together with U.S. renewable energy and utility company Invenergy, submitted bids to develop up to 5.4 gigawatts of offshore…

Fugro Helping Colombia Unlock Insights About Offshore Energy Assets

Sep 08, 2021

The Colombian Maritime Authority (DIMAR) has selected Fugro to carry out a joint environmental and exploration seep study in the Caribbean Sea.The project began in late August and is scheduled to complete in November. According to Fugro, the work will involve the acquisition…

Heerema Removes Ithaca's Jacky Platform

Sep 08, 2021

Dutch offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has this week removed an offshore platform from Ithaca Energy's Jacky field in the UK North Sea.Ithaca Energy on Tuesday shared a photo of Heerema's Thialf…

Energy Transition: Eni, Mubadala in Decarbonization Collaboration

Sep 08, 2021

Italy's Eni has teamed up with Mubadala Petroleum to look at joint investments in the energy transition field as part of plans to cut carbon footprints.In statements on Tuesday, the two groups said they had signed a memorandum of understanding…

Asia Eyes Australia Blueprint as $100B Oil and Gas Decommissioning Bill Looms

Sep 08, 2021

Australia has passed legislation that could set a precedent for who pays to clean up the fossil fuel industry in Asia, making former owners of oil and gas fields responsible for the costs of dismantling facilities if later owners fail.The new…

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