"Guyana" News

Tullow, Eco complete Orinduik survey

Sep 05, 2017

Tullow Oil and partner Eco Atlantic have completed a 3D seismic survey on the Orinduik Block offshore the co-operative Republic of Guyana. Map of Orinduik, from Eco Atlantic. The…

Transocean in shipshape

Aug 08, 2017

Transocean seems to be shaping up with a busy quarter of reactivating rigs and extending contracts, as the offshore drilling contractor sets its sights on nearly 60 floater programs that could begin within the next 18 months. The Transocean Nautilus…

Weathering the storm

Aug 01, 2017

Infield Systems’ Catarina Podevyn surveys the FPSO market and discusses recent projects awards. The John Evans Atta Mills MV25 FPSO, operating at Tullow’s TEN project, offshore Ghana. Photo from MODEC…

Tullow, Eco begin Orinduik survey off Guyana

Jul 26, 2017

Tullow Oil and Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas started a 2550sq km seismic survey earlier this month on the Orinduik Block offshore the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The survey is being conducted by Schlumberger Guyana Inc. (Western Geco) using R/V GECO Eagle and two supporting vessels…

Tullow to drill off Suriname, resume at TEN

Jul 26, 2017

Tullow Oil has revealed its plans for the rest of the year to drill offshore Suriname, and resuming at the Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) fields offshore Ghana. Image from Tullow Oil. In the company’s half year 2017 report…

Exxon's hit at Payara-2 ups resources

Jul 25, 2017

ExxonMobil has discovered additional oil at a Payara appraisal well offshore Guyana, upping the ultra deepwater discovery's resources to about 500 MMboe. Map of Stabroek, from Exxon. The…

Schlumberger sees offshore FID activity

Jul 24, 2017

Oilfield giant schlumberger has revealed a slew of new contacts including a deal to supply equipment to the Leviathan field, offshore Israel, and to perform ocean bottom survey work on BP's Clair Ridge field, west of Shetland, UK.  The…

Exxon JV inks Block 59 deal off Suriname

Jul 13, 2017

ExxonMobil is preparing exploration activities offshore Suriname, after signing a production sharing contract (PSC) with Suriname’s national oil company Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname NV for deepwater Block 59. Image from Exxon…

Exxon, Statoil, Hess, agree Suriname offshore PSCs

Jun 27, 2017

Suriname's oil agency Staatsolie has agreed to award a production sharing contract for offshore Block 59 to a consortium consisting of ExxonMobil, Hess and Statoil under the country's 'Open Door Policy.'  Staatsolie has also reached an agreement with Statoil over Block 60…

SBM lands Liza FPSO job

Jun 22, 2017

ExxonMobil has awarded SBM Offshore a contract to construct, install, lease and operate a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) for its giant Liza project offshore Guyana. The FPSO is designed to produce up to 120…

Updated: Exxon, Hess move forward with Liza

Jun 16, 2017

ExxonMobil and partner Hess have made a final investment decision to proceed with a US$4.4 billion first phase of development of the giant Liza field, in the Stabroek block, offshore Guyana. The firm says it has also had positive results on its latest well on the field…

Tullow lines up Guyana seismic, 2018 drilling potential

Jun 08, 2017

Tullow Oil is planning a 2550sq km 3D seismic survey on the Orinduik Block offshore Guyana, close to ExxonMobil's giant Liza discovery with plans to drill on the block as early as next year. According to partner Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas…

Exxon's Liza FID expected this month

Jun 05, 2017

The Guyanese government is expected to grant ExxonMobil and its partners a production license for the giant Liza project ahead of the partnership’s final investment decision (FID), which is set for this month. Map of Stabroek…

Saipem wins Liza EPCI, SURF work

May 10, 2017

Saipem has been awarded a new engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) package for ExxonMobil's proposed Liza project. Located about 120mi offshore Guyana in 1800m water depth…

TechnipFMC wins Liza contract

Apr 25, 2017

ExxonMobil has awarded TechnipFMC a contract for the engineering, manufacture and delivery of the subsea equipment for the Liza deepwater project. The award scope includes 17 total enhanced vertical deepwater trees and associated tooling…

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