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Equinor Posts Strongest Quarterly Result in Nine Years

Oct 27, 2021

Norway's Equinor posted its strongest quarterly result in nine years on Wednesday, driven by a global energy supply crunch that pushed Europe's natural gas prices to record highs and sent the value of derivative contracts soaring.The company…

Liza Unity FPSO Reaches Guyana

Oct 27, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp's second floating production system for Guyana, the Liza Unity, arrived early on Tuesday in the South American country's waters, the U.S. oil company said.The production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility is expected to add 220…

Two-year Charter: ExxonMobil Hires Valaris Drillship for Angola Drilling

Oct 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has awarded a two-year contract for Valaris' drillship Valaris DS-9 for operations in Angola.The drillship, formerly known as Ensco DS-9, will work for ExxonMobil's Angolan subsidiary Esso Exploration Angola.Delivered in 2015 by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea…

DEME Offshore Installs Final Foundation for Ørsted’s Giant Offshore Wind Farm in UK

Oct 26, 2021

Belgian offshore installation company DEME Offshore has installed the final and 165th monopile foundation at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm,  in the UK. The wind farm will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world once operational in 2022…

UK: 29 Bids Filed for $1,37M Offshore Platform Electrification Competition

Oct 26, 2021

The UK Oil and Gas Authority has said that a total of 29 bids have been submitted for the £1 million ($1,37 million) competition for ideas that could advance the electrification of offshore platforms on the UKCS. Winners to be awarded a share of the fund will be announced in early December…

Petrobras Eyes Sale of Catuá Deepwater Field

Oct 26, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras is continuing with its strategy of divesting non-core assets so it can focus on its 'world-class' deepwater and ultra-deepwater assets.It last Friday started the opportunity disclosure stage, regarding the sale of its entire stake (100%) in the Catuá Field…

Equinor Makes Light Oil Discovery in Norwegian Sea

Oct 26, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has made an oil and gas discovery at its Egyptian Vulture offshore well in the Norwegian Sea, off Norway.Equinor's partner Longboat Energy said the exploration well 6407/1-9 in the Norwegian Sea encountered…

Vard Electro Batteries for Siem Offshore's Subsea Construction Vessel

Oct 26, 2021

Vard Electro will deliver its largest battery package to date as part of a vessel retrofit deal with the Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore.The contract covers Vard Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System (ESS) with two battery packs and a DC link…

Offshore Plug and Abandonment Alliance Launched in Norway

Oct 26, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has said that its business divisions Odfjell Energy and Odfjell Well Services have launched a plug and abandonment (“P&A”) and slot recovery alliance with leading companies within the energy industry…

Transaction Drag: UK Regulator Launches Probe into $1B Exxon, NEO North Sea Deal

Oct 26, 2021

The UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation into the proposed sale by ExxonMobil of 13 producing fields, specifically Elgin Franklin, to NEO, amid concerns it is not progressing as quickly as expected…

Vestas: Construction of Wind Turbines for Japanese Project Nearly Complete

Oct 26, 2021

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has said it has completed the construction of all the blades, nacelles, and most of the tower sections for Akita Offshore Wind Corporation's Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The project will be Japan's first utility-scale offshore wind farm…

Providence Resources Starts Barryroe Site Survey

Oct 26, 2021

Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has started a well site survey over the block containing its undeveloped Barryroe oil and gas field in the North Celtic Sea Basin, located c. 50km off the south coast of Ireland.'Providence is pleased…

Wintershall Dea Q3 Earnings More than Double on Higher Prices, Spending cuts

Oct 26, 2021

Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea's most closely watched measure of earnings more than doubled in the third quarter, it said on Tuesday, benefiting from soaring oil and gas prices and spending cuts.The company, owned jointly by BASF and Russia's LetterOne…

Neptune Energy Starts Drilling Production Wells at Fenja Field. First Oil in 1H 2023

Oct 26, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling the first of four production wells on the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea.The wells are being drilled by the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC, and operated by Odfjell Drilling…

Petrofac Looking to Raise $275M to Pay for Bribery Penalty, Cut Debt

Oct 26, 2021

British oil services firm Petrofac Ltd said on Tuesday it planned to raise $275 million through a stock sale and use the funds to pay a fine for bribery-related offences and cut debt, sending its shares tumbling 23%.The company forecast annual…

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