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Guyana Short-lists 19 Companies to Market Its Oil

Jun 29, 2020

A group of 19 companies including oil majors, trading houses and state-run firms were approved by Guyana's government for the next phase of a competitive process aimed at selecting an agent for marketing its share of crude produced in the country…

Repsol to Extend Rev Field Life to 2023 End

Jun 26, 2020

Spanish oil company Repsol has received consent from the Norwegian regulators for life extension of the Rev field in the North Sea.The field, part of production license 038 C, for which Repsol Norge is the operator is located near the UK border…

Oil Prices Edge Up as Demand Upswing Counters Virus Concerns

Jun 26, 2020

Oil prices inched up on Friday as the bullish impetus from signs of fuel demand recovery was kept in check by a rising number of new coronavirus cases in the United States and China and tentative expectations of U.S. output ticking up.Brent crude futures were 40 cents higher at $41…

Exmar Slams 'Unlawful' Tango FLNG Force Majeure by YPF

Jun 26, 2020

Argentinian energy company YPF has sent a force majeure notice to Belgium shipowner Exmar, saying it is unable to pay for the charter of the Tango FLNG unit due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.According to Exmar, YPF claims that effects…

VIDEO: Total Produces One Billionth Barrel from Elgin Franklin

Jun 26, 2020

French oil major Total has recently celebrated a major milestone - the production of the one billionth barrel of oil equivalent from its Elgin Franklin field in the UK sector of the North Sea, 240km east of Aberdeen.Two major reservoirs at the…

Gazprom Starts Construction of Arctic Offshore Platform

Jun 26, 2020

Construction of Gazprom's ice-resistant offshore production platform for the development of the Kamennomysskoye-Sea field began Thursday at the shipyard of Southern Shipbuilding and Repair Center (part of United Shipbuilding Corporation) in the Astrakhan Region…

Petrobras Starts Production at Atapu

Jun 25, 2020

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday that it has commenced oil and gas production at the Atapu well in the eastern portion of the country's massive Santos basin.Petrobras, as the company is known, is operating the well with the P-70 floating production…

Woodmac: How has the Price Crash Changed the Upstream Sector?

Jun 25, 2020

According to Wood Mackenzie’s analysis, the oil price crash wiped US$1.6 trillion off the valuation of the global upstream industry.Andrew Pearson, vice president, upstream, said: 'This figure captures the impact of Wood Mackenzie’s downgraded…

Aker BP Files $600M Hod Field Development Plan

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP, with its partner Pandion Energy, has filed the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The Hod field will be developed using a normally unmanned…

Three Firms Vying for BHP's Trion FSO Award

Jun 24, 2020

Australian company BHP has selected three contractors to deliver an early engineering study for a Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) for the Trion field in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico, offshore Mexico.The three companies are Altera Infrastructure (formerly known as Teekay Offshore)…

Chevron Strikes Wheatstone Gas Deal with BHP

Jun 24, 2020

Oil and gas major Chevron has signed a gas sales agreement in Australia, to supply BHP Nickel West from its Wheatstone gas project.Starting in July 2020, Chevron plans to supply BHP Nickel West with a total of 22 Petajoules of equity domestic gas over the 3…

FAR Misses Sangomar Payment

Jun 24, 2020

Australian-listed oil and gas company FAR Ltd said on Wednesday its Senegalese unit had defaulted on its obligations to the Sangomar joint venture, as the company looked to sell its interest in the project.The company owns 15% of the Sangomar oil and gas field being developed off Senegal…

Oil Prices Transitioning to Next Phase of Cycle

Jun 23, 2020

Brent futures prices have risen by more than 80% over the last two months, the fastest increase at any point for more than a quarter of a century, as the market has rebounded from its worst crisis in decades.Front-month Brent futures have averaged…

Uzma to Deliver Water Injection Module for Petronas' Offshore Platform

Jun 23, 2020

Malaysian energy services company Uzma has won a contract to deliver a portable water injection module for Petronas Sepat offshore platform in Malaysia.Under the contract, Uzma will be responsible for the design, engineering, procurement, fabrication…

Woodside: Sangomar on Track for First Oil in 2023

Jun 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has reiterated that its $4.2 billion Sangomar project offshore Senegal, is still on track to produce first oil in 2023.The company was responding to media reports stating that Senegal has been forced to…

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