Yellowtail News

Keppel O&M Wins FPSO Integration Work Worth $180.4M

May 06, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has, via its subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, secured contracts worth around S$250 million (~USD180,4 million) for the integration of two Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO).Keppel Offshore & Marine…

TechnipFMC Gets Notice to Proceed, Wins More Work at Exxon's Yellowtail Project Offshore Guyana

May 03, 2022

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has secured an additional contract and received notice to proceed from ExxonMobil for its Yellowtail development in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.The newly announced, 'significant' flexibles contract covers…

Exxon Makes Three New Oil Discoveries in Guyana, Boosts Reserves

Apr 26, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday said it found oil in three new wells drilled off the coast of Guyana, raising recoverable oil and gas potential from its discoveries to nearly 11 billion barrels.The discoveries continue a run of exploration successes that date to 2015…

Hunting Wins Work at Exxon's Yellowtail Project Offshore Guyana

Apr 12, 2022

Oilfield services group Hunting has won a contract to provide titanium stress joints for ExxonMobil's Yellowtail oilfield development project in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.Hunting said its Direct Pull-Through installation methodology…

SBM Offshore Confirms Giant FPSO Contract Award for Exxon's Yellowtail Project in Guyana

Apr 05, 2022

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company that designs, builds, installs, and operates FPSO units, has confirmed the receipt of a firm order from ExxonMobil for the fourth and largest FPSO to be deployed offshore Guyana.The FPSO will be designed to produce 250…

ExxonMobil Sanctions Fourth and Largest Oil Project Off Guyana. FPSO to Be Named 'One Guyana'

Apr 04, 2022

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision for its fourth and largest oil field development offshore Guyana - the Yellowtail - after receiving government and regulatory approvals.ExxonMobil said that the Yellowtail project in the Stabroek Block is expected to produce about 250…

ExxonMobil Gets Guyana's Approval for Yellowtail Project

Apr 03, 2022

ExxonMobil Corp on Friday received approval to begin work on its fourth offshore oil project in Guyana from the South American country's Environmental Protection Agency.The permit will allow Exxon to begin construction and operation of its Yellowtail project…

More Than 350 Subsea Trees to Be Ordered in 2022, Level Not Seen Since 2013, TechnipFMC Says

Feb 24, 2022

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC expects more than 350 subsea tree orders to be made globally in 2022, a level which it says has not been seen in years.The oilfield equipment and services firm saw its full-year 2021 inbound orders in the subsea segment hit the $5 billion figure…

Factbox: Offshore Discoveries Turn Tiny Guyana into Oil Hotspot

Feb 17, 2022

A string of offshore oil discoveries has turned Guyana, a tiny South American country with fewer than 800,000 people, into one of the hottest exploration and production frontiers in decades.Since 2015, oil companies operating off its coast have…

Saipem Wins $1.1B in Offshore Contracts in Guyana and Australia

Jan 11, 2022

Italian offshore oilfield services company Saipem has won $1.1 billion worth of offshore contracts in Australia and Guyana with Woodside and ExxonMobil, respectively.In Australia, Woodside has granted Saipem the Notice to Proceed (NTP) for a contract related to the Scarborough project…

Rystad: FPSO Contracts in 2021 Hit Pre-Pandemic Levels. Ten New Orders Expected in 2022

Jan 10, 2022

According to Rystad Energy research, the market for floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) units almost brushed off the pandemic's effect in 2021, driven mostly by Brazil demand, and is predicted to continue apace in 2022, with 10 new awards expected…

ExxonMobil Makes Two Oil Discoveries Offshore Guyana. Liza Unity FPSO on Track for First Oil in 1Q

Jan 05, 2022

Oil and gas major ExxonMobil on Wednesday announced two new oil discoveries offshore Guyana, at Fangtooth and Lau Lau wells, adding to previous recoverable resource estimate of 10 billion oil-equivalent barrels.The Fangtooth-1 well, drilled with the Stena DrillMAX drillship…

Exxon Proposing to Build Supply Base for Guyana Project

Dec 13, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp outlined a major new investment in Guyana amid government calls for delivering economic benefits to residents from deepwater oil and gas discoveries helping turn the South American nation into an oil powerhouse.A coming onshore…

Guyana to Request Stronger Financial Guarantees from Oil Operators

Nov 23, 2021

Guyana is getting ready to raise requirements on oil operators to protect the nation against spills and future removal costs of production platforms, the head of its environmental agency told Reuters.Guyana currently requires financial assurance…

SBM Offshore to Build Fourth FPSO for Exxon in Guyana

Nov 17, 2021

Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore has won contracts to perform Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for an FPSO for Exxon's Yellowtail development offshore Guyana. This will be SBM Offshore's largest-ever FPSO.The FEED contract for what will be Guyana's fourth FPSO…

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