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Samuel to Remain at Helm of UK's OGA until 2022 End

Apr 02, 2020

UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and gas Authority (OGA) has informed that Andy Samuel will remain its CEO for an additional period of two years.Samuel's term extension at the helm of OGA has been confirmed by the Secretary of State for Business…

CNOOC Transfers Pipeline Infrastructure to PipeChina

Apr 02, 2020

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) has signed an agreement with newly launched PipeChina on transferring management rights for oil and gas infrastructure projects, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.The statement did not give details on what projects have been handed over…

RWE Enters Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Apr 02, 2020

RWE, Europe's third-largest renewables group, is partnering with Taiwan's Asia Cement Corp to enter one of the strongest-growing offshore wind markets outside Europe, its renewable arm said on Thursday.The partnership is for the Chu Feng offshore wind project…

OGUK Asks Gov't to Save Oil Service Companies

Apr 02, 2020

Britain's oil and gas industry body OGUK has asked the government to adapt the financial aid schemes offered in the wake of the coronavirus crisis so as to cover dozens of oil service companies which would otherwise not qualify.OGUK called on the government last month to help it survive…

Hornbeck Offshore to File Chapter 11

Apr 02, 2020

U.S.-based offshore vessel owner Hornbeck Offshore Services announced it will file chapter 11 after defaulting on payment obligations.The New York-listed company said in an SEC filing that it has reached an agreement with lenders and holders of the company’s unsecured 5…

Long-Term Charter with Total for Havila PSV

Apr 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping has secured a long-term contract for its platform supply vessel Havila Commander.Havila Shipping said Thursday that the contract was with Total E&P UK, the UK subsidiary of the French oil major Total…

Nigeria Tells Oil and Gas Firms to Cut Staff in Covid-19 Fight

Apr 02, 2020

Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources ordered oil and gas companies on Thursday to reduce their workforce and practice social distancing, tightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus.'All operators and their contractors are…

Petronas Charters Alam Maritim AHTS

Apr 02, 2020

Malaysia's offshore vessel provider Alam Maritim has won a new work order from Petronas for the supply of an anchor handling tug supply vessel.While Alam announced the contract award on Thursday, the charter started on February 11, 2020.Alam…

PGS Wraps Kwanza Shelf Survey Offshore Angola

Apr 02, 2020

Offshore seismic company PGS has completed the acquisition on its MC3D Kwanza Shelf survey offshore Angola. Total GeoStreamer coverage in Blocks 6, 7 and 8 and the surrounding areas of the Kwanza Shelf is now 8 300 square kilometers, PGS said Thursday…

New Senior Exec Team for ROV Specialist Rovco

Apr 02, 2020

Rovco, a provider of remotely operating vehicles (ROV), has announced several key executive teams hires and internal appointments, including a new CFO and CTO.Reena Rowan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Rovco, having previously…

Viking Aviation Suits for Serica Offshore Crews

Apr 02, 2020

Danish safety product manufacturer Viking has won a three-year contract to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to Serica Energy.Viking said Thursday it would work with Babcock Offshore to deliver aviation suits for the Serica crew in the UK sector of the North Sea…

Eidesvik's Seismic Source Vessel Charter Cut Short

Apr 02, 2020

Seismic survey company Seabed Geosolutions will return the seismic source vessel Vantage to its owner Eidesvik Offshore earlier than originally planned.Eidesvik said Thursday it had received notice of early re-delivery from Seabed Geosolutions for the Vantage vessel…

Covid-19: Boskalis Stops Crew Changes, Cuts Spending

Apr 02, 2020

Dutch offshore transportation and dredging giant Boskalis has halted crew changes and will slash spending this year due to the COVID-19 virus crisis, it said on Thursday.The company said that, while its workers work from home where possible…

TGS to Use Polarcus Adira Vessel for Norwegian Sea Survey

Apr 02, 2020

TGS, a Norwegian provider of multi-client geoscience data for exploration & production firm, has said it will be starting the Atlantic Margin 20 (AM20) 3D multi-client project as soon as the marine seismic acquisition season gets underway in north-west Europe this summer…

Workers From a BP Gulf of Mexico Platform Test Positive for COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

Several workers on a BP Plc oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus, the company said on Wednesday, a day after a worker at BP's operations in Alaska also tested positive.The cases are the first recorded among oil workers in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska…

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