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Delfin Plans Louisiana Floating LNG FID in 2022

Jan 19, 2022

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Delfin LNG said it plans to make a final investment decision (FID) to go forward with its Gulf of Mexico floating LNG export project off Louisiana in 2022.'This is the best macro-environment that the LNG business has ever seen…

Maersk Drilling Nets Long-term Contract for Maersk Reacher Jack-up Rig

Jan 19, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with TotalEnergies E&P Danmark for its jack-up drilling rig Maersk Reacher.TotalEnergies will use the Maersk Reacher for well intervention services in the Danish North Sea. The contract is expected to start in July 2022…

Murphy Oil Books Valaris Floater for Gulf of Mexico Wells

Jan 19, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris said Tuesday it had secured two one-well contracts with subsidiaries of Murphy Oil Corporation for its semi-submersible drilling unit Valaris DPS-5.The first contract for the 2012-built offshore drilling rig is in the U…

NY Offshore Wind: Evaluating Sea-shore Interconnections

Jan 18, 2022

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the start of a major analytical project to understand transmission interconnections between offshore wind turbines and land-based points of interconnection (POIs)…

Chariot Completes 'Very successful' Drilling Campaign Offshore Morocco

Jan 18, 2022

Morocco-focused oil and gas company Chariot has completed its successful gas drilling operations on the Anchois gas project within the Lixus licence, offshore Morocco. Chariot, which last week announced a 'transformational' gas find at Anchois well…

Energean Expects First Gas from Karish Offshore Field by Q3

Jan 18, 2022

London-listed oil and gas company Energean said Tuesday its Karish gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Israel would come on stream by the third quarter of the year, with the Energean Power FPSO expected to sail away from Singapore during this quarter…

Oil Prices Climb to Highest Since 2014

Jan 18, 2022

Benchmark oil prices climbed to their highest since 2014 on Tuesday as possible supply disruption after attacks in the Mideast Gulf added to an already tight supply outlook.Brent crude futures rose by $0.74, or 0.9%, to $87.22 a barrel at 1446 GMT…

Op/Ed: ScotWind Turns Blue Monday Green

Jan 18, 2022

Maybe yesterday should be renamed Green Monday rather than Blue Monday. It was certainly a day to celebrate the ambition for renewable energy in Scotland as the ScotWind licensing round was announced with provision for significantly more GW than anticipated…

Exxon Pledges Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Operations by 2050

Jan 18, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday pledged to cut to zero its net carbon emissions from its global operations by 2050, catching up with rivals who are minimizing their carbon footprints.Exxon's 2050 plan, first mulled last year, covers emissions from its oil…

UAE Energy Minister: World Needs to Invest $3 trln-plus in Renewables in 10 years

Jan 18, 2022

The world needs to invest at least $3 trillion in renewable energy in the next 10 years, state news agency WAM quoted United Arab Emirates (UAE) Industry Minister Sultan al-Jaber as saying on Tuesday in Dubai.The minister, who is also the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) chief executive…

Climate Activists Lose Court Case against UK Oil and Gas Authority

Jan 18, 2022

A UK High Court on Tuesday threw out a case brought by climate activists against the country's oil and gas regulator OGA, rejecting their argument that the OGA's actions amount to a type of unlawful subsidy of the fossil fuel sector.The ruling…

Equinor Wins 26 Production Licenses Off Norway. Plans to Drill 25 Exploration Wells in 2022

Jan 18, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has been awarded 26 new production licenses by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Award in Predefined Areas. In total, Norway has offered 28 companies ownership interests in a total of 53 offshore oil…

APA 2021: Norway Offers Offshore Acreage to 28 Oil Firms

Jan 18, 2022

Norway has offered 28 companies ownership interests in a total of 53 offshore oil and gas production licences on the Norwegian Shelf in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2021.Awards in predefined areas (APA) is an annual exploration round in the most mature areas on the Norwegian shelf…

Transocean's Offshore Drilling Rig to Drill Carbon Injection Well in Norway

Jan 18, 2022

Offshore oil and gas drilling firm Transocean said Tuesday that one of its drilling rigs would later this year be used for a not-so-typical project for an offshore oil rig.Namely, the Norwegian oil firm Equinor plans to use the Transocean Enabler…

Fred. Olsen, Vattenfall to Build 798MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jan 18, 2022

Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall 50/50 partnership was successful as bidder in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind offshore wind leasing round.The partnership has been awarded the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm site located 67km off the east coast…

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