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WSG Energy Services Records Several FPSO Asia Pacific Project Wins

Aug 21, 2023

WSG Energy Services (WSGES) in Singapore has secured multiple contract wins on Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel projects with a combined value in excess of at $10m.WSG was commissioned by Yinson Production to assist on the upgrade and conversion of FPSO Atlanta…

Abo FPSO Lease Extended for Two Weeks Again

Aug 14, 2023

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore has signed another short-term extension for one of its FPSOs in Nigeria, with the end goal of selling the unit.The company said Monday it had signed a short-term extension for Abo FPSO with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd…

Two Week Contract Extension for FPSO in Nigeria

Aug 01, 2023

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has signed a short-term extension for its Abo FPSO.The extension was signed with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of the Italian oil firm Eni, and runs until August 14, 2023.BW Offshore has been in talks to divest the FPSO…

BW Offshore Sells FPSO Sendje Berge

Jul 07, 2023

BW Offshore has today closed the transaction for the sale of the FPSO Sendje Berge in Nigeria to 'a local FPSO owner and operator' for $15 million. Following the transaction, the buyer has assumed responsibility for the operations of the FPSO Sendje Berge…

Australia's Santos Rejects Allegations of Human Rights Violations

May 26, 2023

Australian gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it was categorically rejecting the allegations of human rights violations at its Barossa Gas project, Darwin LNG Life Extension project and Narrabri Gas project.The company said some of its…

BW Offshore Agrees Extensions for Two FPSOs in Africa as Divestment Talks Continue

Jun 05, 2023

Norwegian FPSO vessel owner BW Offshore has recently secured short contract extensions for two of its FPSOs operating in Africa.On Friday, BW Offshore said it had signed a short-term extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien…

Banks Urged to Withdraw $1B Loan for Santos' Barossa Offshore Gas Project

Apr 04, 2023

A group of Australian Indigenous people has lodged human rights grievances with 12 Australian and international banks urging them to withdraw a $1 billion loan to Santos Ltd for its Barossa offshore gas project. Environmental and Indigenous groups have been campaigning for years against the $3…

Santos Faces New Delay on Barossa Gas Pipeline Due to Heritage Assessment

Jan 24, 2023

Santos Ltd faces a new delay in developing the Barossa gas project off northern Australia after a regulator ordered it to evaluate environmental risks to underwater indigenous cultural heritage before starting pipeline construction.The Jan. 13 notice…

Australia Court Ruling on Santos Raises Risks for Offshore Gas Projects

Dec 02, 2022

Australia's Federal Court rejected on Friday an appeal by Santos Ltd to resume drilling on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia after indigenous groups raised objections, potentially delaying other offshore projects.Three…

Australian Court to Hear Santos Barossa Offshore Drilling Appeal in November

Oct 06, 2022

Australia's Federal Court will hear an appeal by Santos Ltd on Nov. 15-16 seeking to resume drilling at its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia over the objections of Tiwi Island indigenous land owners. Chief Justice James…

Carbon Capture & Storage: Santos Reaches FID on Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project

Aug 29, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos, as operator of the Barossa joint venture, on Monday announced a final investment decision (FID) has been taken to proceed with the Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project, located offshore the Northern Territory…

Australia Court Scraps Drilling Permit for Santos' $3.6B Barossa Offshore Gas Project

Sep 21, 2022

Australia's Federal Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of an indigenous group's challenge against a drilling permit for Santos Ltd's Barossa gas development, in what Santos called a 'disappointing' setback for the $3.6 billion project.Traditional…

Australia: Santos Limits Barossa Gas Drilling Pending Court Decision

Aug 26, 2022

Santos Ltd has agreed to pause some drilling on the Barossa gas project in waters off northern Australia pending a court decision on a challenge by a group of Indigenous land owners seeking to stop the $3.5 billion project.Hearings on the case concluded on Friday at the Federal Court in Darwin…

Westwood: Record Levels of FPS Throughput Capacity to be Sanctioned in 2022

Dec 09, 2022

As we enter the final month of 2022, a review of the floating production system (FPS) market revealed that some E&Ps have been bold with investments in the development of their oil and gas (O&G) reserves, with a total of 1.9 mmboepd (1.3 mmbpd of oil and 3…

Allseas Taps DEME, Van Oord for Offshore Pipeline Project in Australia

Sep 12, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation firm DEME and Dutch maritime services firm Van Oord have been awarded a contract from Allseas in support of Santos' Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project, located offshore Northern Australia.  The joint venture…

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