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Hess Allocates 41% of Budget for Offshore Guyana Developments

Jan 25, 2021

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp on Monday forecast a small drop in output and set a $1.9 billion budget for 2021, most of which will go to Guyana, touted as one of the most important new oil and gas discoveries in the last decade.The company has been relying on its investment in offshore Guyana…

SBM Offshore, Shell Extend Brazil FPSO Term. SBM in Talks with Exxon Over Guyana Extensions

Dec 23, 2020

Oil giant Shell has extended the contract for the lease of SBM Offshore's Espirito Santo FPSO in Brazil. SBM Offshore is also in talks with ExxonMobil to extend the FPSO terms in Guyana.The Dutch FPSO operator said Wednesday that the lease and…

Saipem Gets Go-Ahead for Payara Subsea Works

Nov 09, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has recently received approval from ExxonMobil to proceed with the final phase of its work scope at the Payara development project offshore GuyanaSaipem in November last year won a provisional contract for Payara with the scope including Subsea Structures…

Guyana: Noble Corp. Drillship to Stay with ExxonMobil Until Aug. 2030

Oct 09, 2020

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation said Thursday it had secured more rig work for its Noble Tom Madden drillship with ExxonMobil in Guyana that should see the rig employed until August 2030.Under the 'commercial enabling agreement' signed between the two companies back in February…

BHP to Buy Hess' Shenzi Field Stake for $505 Million

Oct 06, 2020

U.S. oil company Hess has agreed to sell its 28 percent interest in the Shenzi field in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico to BHP for $505 million, and use the cash for Guyana operations.Shenzi, a six-lease development in the U.S. Gulf. is currently operated by BHP with a 44 percent stake…

Shawcor's Coatings for Payara

Oct 02, 2020

Pipeline coatings company Shawcor will deliver thermal insulation and anti-corrosion coating services for the ExxonMobil-operated Payara development offshore Guyana.ExxonMobil, with its partners Hess and CNOOC, sanctioned the development of the Payara oil field earlier this week…

TechnipFMC Nets 'Large' Subsea Order from Exxon for Payara Development in Guyana

Oct 01, 2020

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC said it has won a large contract to supply subsea equipment for ExxonMobil's Payara development offshore Guyana, following the oil major's FID on the project on Wednesday.Under the contract, TechnipFMC will manufacture and deliver the subsea production system…

SBM Offshore Confirms Payara FPSO Award

Oct 01, 2020

With ExxonMobil sanctioning its third offshore development in Guyana following the government approval, SBM Offshore has confirmed it has won a contract to deliver an FPSO for the project.Under the contract, SBM Offshore will construct, install…

Guyana: ExxonMobil Sanctions $9B Payara Offshore Development

Oct 01, 2020

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has reached a final investment decision on a $9 billion offshore oil development project in Guyana, following the approval by the government.To remind, Reuters last Friday reported that Guyana was close to reaching…

Guyana Nears Deal with Exxon for Payara Project

Sep 25, 2020

Guyana is close to reaching a deal with Exxon Mobil Corp to approve the company's Payara project, after the company committed to stricter environmental restrictions on gas flaring and wastewater, a top government official said on Friday.Exxon…

Oil & Gas FIDs to Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels from 2022, Rystad says

Sep 22, 2020

Oil and gas project sanctions, especially in the offshore segment, are expected to rebound next year compared to the COVID-19 ravaged 2020, and even exceed the pre-pandemic levels from 2022 onwards, energy market analysts from Rystad Energy have said…

Hess CEO 'Optimistic' new Guyana Gov't Will Approve Payara Project Soon

Sep 09, 2020

Hess Corp's chief executive on Wednesday said he is optimistic the recently elected government of Guyana will issue by the end of September a production license for the third phase of a major offshore oil project.The South American nation has…

ExxonMobil Hits Its 18th Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

Sep 08, 2020

U.S. oil company ExxonMobil has made an oil discovery at the Redtail-1 well, offshore Guyana. The news of the discovery was shared Tuesday by both Exxon, and Hess, Exxon's partner in the prolific Stabroek Block,  This is the U.S. oil major's…

PHOTO: SWS Shipyard Launches FPSO Prosperity Hull

Sep 01, 2020

China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) shipyard has delivered another Guyana-bound FPSO hull for the Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore.Following the delivery of the Liza Unity hull in late 2019, SWS on Monday delivered the Liza Prosperity hull…

Exxon Presses for Guyana Approval of Third Offshore Project

Aug 27, 2020

Exxon Mobil Corp is pressing Guyana's newly-installed government for approval of its third offshore oil project, which has been under a months-long review that coincided with political turmoil in the South American country.Exxon, which operates…

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