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Karoon Eyes Growth in Brazil with Own Oil Fields, Acquisitions

Sep 20, 2021

Karoon Energy sees strong growth prospects in Brazil, where it started producing oil last year, working to more than double output by 2023 and considering two options to develop another field by mid-decade, its chief executive said on Monday…

Karoon Energy Names New CFO

Aug 20, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has this week named Ray Church as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Church will start with Karoon on  September 27. 2021. Current Chief Financial Officer,  Scott Hosking, will oversee…

TotalEnergies Extends Maersk Drilling Rig Charter in Suriname

Aug 20, 2021

French energy giant TotalEnergies has exercised an option for the extended use of one of Maersk Drilling's offshore drilling rigs in Suriname.TotalEnergies, which became the operator of the prolific Block 58 in January where it has in the past year with partner Apache struck several oil discoveries…

Karoon Charters Maersk Drilling's Offshore Rig for Well Intervention in Brazil

Apr 20, 2021

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won a contract with Karoon Energy Ltd for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer to perform well intervention on four wells at the Baúna field offshore Brazil.Karoon took over Bauna from Petrobras in November 2020…

Brazil: Karoon Offloads First Oil Cargo as Bauna Field Operator

Dec 10, 2020

Australia's Karoon Energy has offloaded its first oil cargo from the  Baúna offshore oil field in Brazil it recently bought from Petrobras.The shipment produced by the FPSO Cidade de Itajaí, amounted to over 500,000 barrels of oil.The cargo…

Karoon Takes Over Bauna Field from Petrobras

Nov 13, 2020

Australian oil and gas firm Karoon Energy has this week completed the acquisition of a 100% operating interest in the BM-S-40 offshore concession in Brazil from Petrobras.The offshore block in the Santos Basin contains the producing Baúna oil field and undeveloped Patola discovery…

Brazil: Karoon Gets ANP Approval to Take Over Bauna Field

Oct 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy said Friday that the Brazilian national oil regulator ANP had approved, with conditions, Karoon's acquisition of the Bauna offshore field from Petrobras.The field is located in shallow waters in the Santos Basin in concession BM-S-40…

Karoon Aiming to Complete Bauna Field Buy This Month

Oct 06, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy expects to complete the acquisition of the Bauna offshore field from Petrobras by the end of the month.The company, which in July 2019 agreed to buy a 100% stake in the Baúna offshore oil field, in the southern Santos Basin…

Petrobras, Karoon Change Terms of $665M Sale of Baúna Field Stake

Jul 27, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA announced adjustments to a $665 million contract governing the sale of its entire stake in the Baúna oil field to Australia's Karoon Energy, according to a securities filing late on Friday.The Bauna field is in the Santos basin in the Atlantic Ocean…

Karoon's Marina-1 Well Offshore Peru Disappoints

Feb 17, 2020

Karoon Energy's Marina-1 deepwater exploration well, in the Z-38 license offshore Peru, has come up dry and will be plugged and abandoned.Tullow, Karoon's partner in the project said Monday that the well had reached Total Depth 'and has not encountered significant hydrocarbons…

Ocyan Inks First post-'Car Wash' Contract with Petrobras

Jul 29, 2019

Brazil's Petrobras has signed a two-year contract to lease a drilling rig from Ocyan, formerly known as Odebrecht Oleo e Gas, an executive told Reuters, in the first deal between the firms since a corruption scandal erupted five years ago.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Petrobras Sells Shallow-water Fields for $1.5 Bln

Jul 25, 2019

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA signed on Wednesday two contracts to sell shallow-water oilfields in the basins of Campos and Santos for $1.5 billion plus $200 million in future payments, the company said in a securities filing…

PetroRio Wants Petrobras' Frade Stake

Feb 04, 2019

Brazilian independent oil firm PetroRio SA, which already owns 70 percent of the Frade oil field, has approached Petrobras about buying its 30 percent stake in the field, a person familiar with the matter said.PetroRio recently signed a deal…

Karoon still set on Brazil deals

Sep 15, 2017

Karoon Gas says it still intends to move forward with the proposed divestment deal with Petrobras for the Bauna and Tartaruga assets, and the development of Echidna. Map of Santos basin, from Karoon…

Time for change in Brazil's offshore?

Jul 05, 2016

Laden by corruption scandals and falling oil prices, Petrobras is struggling to repay US$130 billion worth of debt – nearly $24 billion will mature by 2017. Efforts to sell non-core assets (pipelines, power plants, bonds etc.) have been slow…

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