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Pemex to Announce Light Crude Finds in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 09, 2018

Mexican state oil firm Pemex will on Tuesday announce findings of light crude in seven fields in the Gulf of Mexico, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.Carlos Trevino, chief executive officer of Pemex told Mexican radio late on…

British North Sea Oil Costs, Spending on the Rise

Oct 09, 2018

The costs and operating expenditure needed to produce oil and gas in the British North Sea are set to rise both in overall and in per-barrel terms this year compared with 2017, the country's regulator for the sector said on Tuesday.Overall operating…

US Grants BP, Serica Licence to Run Iran-owned North Sea Field

Oct 09, 2018

BP and Serica Energy received a conditional licence from U.S. authorities to continue operating a North Sea gas field partly owned by Iran's national oil company, Serica said in a statement.The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control extended a licence for U…

RDIF, Schlumberger Aim to Reach Eurasia Drilling Deal Soon

Oct 09, 2018

Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund and U.S. oilfield services provider Schlumberger plan to complete a deal soon to buy a stake in Russia's Eurasia Drilling Company, RDIF boss Kirill Dmitriev was cited as saying by TASS news agency.Dmitriev…

U.S. Crude Rises as One-fifth of Oil Production Lost Ahead of hurricane

Oct 09, 2018

U.S. crude prices were modestly higher on Tuesday as nearly one-fifth of daily oil production was lost from offshore Gulf of Mexico wells due to Hurricane Michael.Oil producers including Anadarko Petroleum Corp, BHP Billiton, BP and Chevron…

Clean Ops Offshore: Johan Sverdrup Powered from Shore

Oct 09, 2018

With a flip of the switch, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy, opened a new era in offshore oil and gas operations, initiating the 'power-from-shore solution' that will provide the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea with electricity for more than 50 years…

Mermaid Maritime Scores Middle East Subsea Contract

Oct 09, 2018

Thailand-based offshore vessel provider Mermaid Maritime has picked up a sub-sea services contract in the Middle East, the company said in a stock exchange announcement.Mermaid said that the contract, which was awarded to the company’s Middle…

World Marine Offshore Comes to Lowestoft Port

Oct 08, 2018

ABP’s Port of Lowestoft has welcomed its newest customer, World Marine Offshore (WMO), as part of the company’s UK-based project to support ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.In support of the contract, ABP has provided…

Seismic From Below

Oct 08, 2018

Seabed Geosolutions’ Ocean Bottom Seismic & Manta OBNThe acquisition of seismic data using nodes placed on the sea floor, Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) and its use in deep water with Ocean Bottom Nodes (OBN) have been growing rapidly in recent…

DOF Bags Contract Extension in Brazil

Oct 08, 2018

Norwegian supply shipping company DOF ASA said its vessel Skandi Hav has been granted a 226-day extension by Petrobras in support of work offshore Brazil.The 1983-built Skandi Hav is now secured firm until June 8, 2019.The vessel is currently…

C-Innovation Opens New Dock Facility

Oct 08, 2018

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, said it has opened a new dock facility in Port Fourchon, La., to expand the capabilities of its Subsea Services group.The new facility is located…

GoM Offshore Platforms Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane

Oct 08, 2018

Energy companies on Monday halted nearly a fifth of Gulf of Mexico oil production and evacuated staff from 10 platforms as Hurricane Michael intensified and headed for a path up the eastern U.S. part of the Gulf.BHP Billiton, BP, Equinor and…

Equinor Evacuates GoM Platform Ahead of Storm

Oct 08, 2018

Norweigan state-oil company Equinor on Monday evacuated personnel from its Titan oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Michael, a spokesperson for the company said.Other Gulf of Mexico producers, including BP and Exxon Mobil…

Nexans Wins Triton Knoll Wind Farm Contract

Oct 08, 2018

Nexans has been awarded a contract worth over €35 million by Triton Knoll’s onshore cable installation lead contractor J Murphy & Sons Ltd to supply the land export cable and accessories in order to connect the offshore wind farm to the U.K…

Norway to Spend More Looking for O&G Near Russian Border

Oct 08, 2018

Norway plans to step up spending on looking for oil and gas in the northern Barents Sea close to its border with Russia, the country's 2019 budget showed on Monday.The government has proposed to allocate an extra 50 million Norwegian crowns ($6…

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