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PTTEP Buys Wintershall Dea's Share in Abu Dhabi’s Ghasha Concession

Jun 13, 2024

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has sold its 10% interest in Abu Dhabi's Ghasha Concession to Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) as part of its exit strategy from the United Arab Emirates, ahead of announced business combination with Harbour Energy…

Temasek to Finalize Deal with Shell for Pavilion Energy LNG Asset Sale

Jun 13, 2024

Singapore's Temasek Holdings is finalizing the sale of some assets from liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading firm Pavilion Energy to Shell with a deal set to be completed in the coming days, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.The deal will provide Shell…

Chevron Australia Starts Repair Work on Wheatstone Offshore Gas Platform

Jun 13, 2024

Chevron has commenced repair activities on its Wheatstone platform in Australia and the work is expected to be completed in the coming weeks, a spokesperson said on Thursday.'LNG (liquefied natural gas) and domestic gas production will resume following the safe completion of repair works…

Viridien Sells Marlin Vessel Monitoring and Alert System to ExxonMobil Guyana

Jun 13, 2024

Viridien, formerly CGG, has made a sale of its Marlin vessel monitoring and alert system to ExxonMobil Guyana to support its offshore operations in Guyana.The sale was made through Viridien’s Sensing and Monitoring business line, marketed under the Sercel brand…

Brazil's Lula Backs Petrobras Bid to Explore Offshore Equatorial Margin

Jun 12, 2024

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday threw his weight behind a push by state-run oil company Petrobras to explore the environmentally sensitive offshore Equatorial Margin, saying Brazil cannot give up such an opportunity.The offshore…

Solstad Offshore Scoops $240M in Contracts with Petrobras

Jun 12, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured multiple contracts with Petrobras, whose combined value is approximately $240 million (NOK 2.6 billion).The contracts are scheduled to start in the second half of 2024 and first half of 2025…

Dolphin Drilling to Sell and Recycle Semi-Sub Rig

Jun 12, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has made a strategic decision to sell and recycle the semi-submersible drilling rig Dolphin Leader, recently acquired from Transocean.The decision aligns with Dolphin Drilling's ongoing efforts…

Eni Sells 10% of Saipem for $420M

Jun 12, 2024

Italian oil giant Eni has completed the sale of 10% of the share capital of Saipem, securing a little over $420 million (€393 million) in proceeds.The settlement of the transaction will take place on June 14, 2024, Eni sad.Following the placement…

NNPC Inks FLNG Deal with Golar LNG to Boost Gas Developments in Nigeria

Jun 12, 2024

Marine LNG infrastructure developer Golar LNG has signed a project development agreement (PDA) with the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the deployment of an FLNG facility offshore Niger Delta.With a capacity of 400-500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d)…

Valeura’s Newly Acquired FSO Aurora Checks in at Nong Yao Field Offshore Thailand

Jun 12, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has completed the acquisition of the floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel Aurora, which is already on location at its Nong Yao field, in the Gulf of Thailand.The acquisition was the result…

Deltic Energy Withdraws from Shell-Operated Pensacola Discovery in North Sea

Jun 11, 2024

AIM-listed natural resources investing company Deltic Energy has withdrawn from the Shell-operated license in the Southern North Sea due to the inability to secure a farm-out or an alternative funding solution for its commitments related to the Pensacola appraisal well…

Vår Energi Concludes Intra-Group Merger

Jun 11, 2024

Vår Energi has completed the intra-group merger with its wholly-owned subsidiary Vår Energi Norge, formerly Neptune Energy Norge.The merger has been registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises, and consequently all assets…

Beach Energy Halts Development Planning for Bass Basin Discoveries Off Australia

Jun 11, 2024

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has ceased development planning for its Bass Basin discoveries, which include Trefoil, Bass, White Ibis and Yolla West, offshore Australia, amid strategic review.On conclusion of Beach's strategic review…

Woodside Achieves First Oil at Sangomar

Jun 10, 2024

Woodside has achieved first oil from the Sangomar field offshore Senegal, marking the safe delivery of the country’s first offshore oil project.The Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 is a deepwater project including a stand-alone FPSO facility with a nameplate capacity of 100…

Baker Hughes Gets Multi-Year P&A Contract from Petrobras for Fields Off Brazil

Jun 10, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a contract from Brazil state-owned oil and gas major Petrobras for workover and plug and abandonment (P&A) services in pre-salt and post-salt fields offshore Brazil.The multi-year project…

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