"Guyana" News

Remazel to Deliver Equipment for SBM Offshore's Prosperity FPSO

May 12, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of FPSOs, has hired the Italian engineering firm Remazel Engineering for the supply of a mooring tensioning system and riser pull-in package for an FPSO being built for deployment at ExxonMobil's Stabroek block in Guyana…

Suriname: Total Extends Maersk Drilling Rig Charter

May 12, 2021

French oil firm Total has extended the contract with the Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Developer offshore drilling rig in Suriname.Total, via its Suriname subsidiary Total E&P Suriname, has exercised an…

ExxonMobil Makes Oil Discovery at Uaru-2 Offshore Guyana

Apr 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said on Tuesday it made an oil discovery at the Uaru-2 well in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.Uaru-2 will add to the previously announced gross discovered recoverable resource estimate for the block, which is currently…

2020: A Year Like No Other with a Mixed Outlook for Subsea

Apr 22, 2021

On many levels, 2020 was a pretty horrific year, “a year like no other”, according to Mike Beveridge, managing director of energy investment firm Simmons Energy, a division of Piper Sandler. It’s easy to see why. A dip into a negative WTI contract prices…

CGX Hires Maersk Semi-sub for Guyana Drilling

Apr 22, 2021

CGX Resources, an oil and gas company with offshore blocks in Guyana, has awarded Maersk Drilling a one-well rig contract.The Danish offshore drilling contractor said Thursday that CGX would use its semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer…

Royston Wraps Engine Overhaul on Stena DrillMAX Drillship

Apr 19, 2021

Marine engineering and propulsion company Royston has said it has recently completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling's drillship Stena DrillMAX, ahead of the rig's departure for work in Guyana.'Work on the 228m length ‘Stena DrillMAX’ saw a 48…

Indian Oil Corporation Buys Its First Johan Sverdrup Crude Cargo

Apr 05, 2021

State-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has made its first purchase of Norway's Johan Sverdrup crude, buying four million barrels via a tender as it speeds up diversification of crude imports, two trade sources told Reuters on Monday…

First Crude Cargo from Guyana to India Sets Sail

Mar 24, 2021

The first cargo from new oil producer Guyana to the world's third-largest crude importer, India, departed this month from a production facility off the South American nation's coast in a vessel chartered by trading firm Trafigura, data from Refinitiv Eikon showed on Tuesday…

Offshore Drilling Market Poised for Growth, Rystad Says

Mar 23, 2021

Norwegian energy intelligence group Rystad Energy expects to see an increase in offshore wells drilled this year and the next one, compared to 2020, when the number was hit by low oil prices and the pandemic.Now, with oil and gas demand recovering supported by vaccinations and OPEC+ supply cuts…

Opinion: Why Explorers are Not Targeting More Gas in Response to Energy Transition

Mar 19, 2021

There has been much talk about natural gas as a transition fuel, primarily in helping to lower emissions and pollution by displacing coal in power generation, but also in complementing intermittent renewables, and targeting the (blue) hydrogen economy in the longer term…

INEOS E&P to Buy Hess Denmark for $150 Million

Mar 18, 2021

INEOS E&P, a part of INEOS Energy, said Thursday it had entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S. oil firm Hess' subsidiary Hess Denmark for a total consideration of $150 million. Hess said it would use the cash on its operations in Guyana…

DOF Clinches Long-Term Charters for PSV Trio in UK, Guyana

Mar 18, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has won long-term contracts in the UK and Guyana for three of its platform supply vessels.In the UK, under the contract starting in April, the large PSV Skandi Gamma will work for Ithaca Energy for a period of two years firm…

Guyana's First Offshore Oil Field Now at Full Output Capacity, President Says

Mar 17, 2021

Guyana's President Irfaan Ali said on Wednesday that the first phase of the Liza offshore crude project had achieved its intended full production capacity of around 130,000 barrels per day (bpd).Ali told the Guyana Basins Summit that he expected…

VIDEO: Topsides Modules Lifted on Guyana-bound Liza Unity FPSO

Mar 16, 2021

SBM Offshore, the Dutch-based FPSO company, said Tuesday that the topsides lifting campaign for the Liza Unity FPSO was recently completed. The FPSO is being built for deployment at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block in Guyana.'Thanks to the efforts of the integrated team…

Guyana to See Record Number of Offshore Wells Drilled in 2021

Mar 15, 2021

Guyana, a country that has become a deepwater oil and gas exploration hotspot mostly due to a string of discoveries made by ExxonMobil in recent years, is set for a record year when it comes to the number of offshore wells expected to be drilled in 2021…

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