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Guyana Has No Plans to Cut Crude Output

May 04, 2020

Guyana has no plans to cut crude output despite a plunge in oil prices, the government's top energy official said on Monday, adding that shutting down production could prove costly and harm future output.Mark Bynoe, the director of the Department of Energy…

Yinson Welcomes Sumitomo as Partner in Brazil FPSO Project

Apr 28, 2020

Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson has signed a deal with Japan's Sumitomo for the latter's participation in the Marlim FPSO project.Yinson said Thursday that the two companies concluded an agreement for their participation in the charter, operations…

Short-Term Extension for BW Offshore FPSO Ahead of Lay-Up

Apr 28, 2020

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has secured a short-term contract extension with Petrobras for the floating production storage and offloading unit BW Cidade de Sao Vicente.'BW Offshore has received a notice from Petrobras that they exercise…

Equatorial Guinea: 30 FPSO Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus

Apr 27, 2020

Thirty workers at an offshore oil platform in Equatorial Guinea, operated by ExxonMobil have tested positive for the new coronavirus, two sources close to the ministry told Reuters, one of the largest reported clusters in the sector so far.It…

Johan Castberg FPSO Turret Mooring System Complete

Apr 27, 2020

Dutch company SBM Offshore has announced the sailaway of the last two modules for the Turret Mooring System built for Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO which will, once completed, be deployed in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The modules will…

Angola Says Producer Cuts Insufficient, More Action Needed

Apr 24, 2020

Angola sees an oil production curb by OPEC, its allies and other top producers as insufficient to balance global markets, state news agency ANGOP quoted resources and petroleum minister Diamantino Azevedo as saying on Friday.'It is up to everyone to understand that…

Oil Storage Crunch May Affect Guyana Crude Shipments

Apr 24, 2020

Oil shipments from nascent crude producer Guyana's prolific Liza field could be affected by a growing storage glut that has contributed to plunging global crude prices, the country's director of energy said.A consortium led by Exxon Mobil began…

Petrobras Eyes Restart at FPSOs Hit by Coronavirus

Apr 17, 2020

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras plans to restart operations in the coming days at two ships used in offshore oil production that suffered coronavirus outbreaks, an executive told journalists during a call on Friday.Petrobras Exploration…

Yinson Closes $800M FPSO Refinancing

Apr 16, 2020

Yinson has completed an $800 million refinancing exercise for FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor, with the loan drawn down on April 14.The FPSO firm had announced the refinancing deal for the FPSO located in Ghana back in November 2019. The company at…

Woodside's Sales Slump as Coronavirus Cripples Demand

Apr 16, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Thursday that its sales slumped more than 20% in the first quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic and draconian measures to curb the outbreak crippled fuel demand globally.Oil and gas producers have been…

IKM Testing in Long-Term Barents Sea FPSO Work Award

Apr 16, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded IKM Testing a long-term contract for work at Johan Castberg FPSO destined for deployment in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The scope of work for IKM Testing covers N2/He Leakage testing & PSV calibration and supplementary work related to testing such as…

Hurricane Energy 'Very Pleased' with Lancaster EPS Output

Apr 15, 2020

The UK-focused oil firm Hurricane Energy has said it is very pleased with the performance of its Lancaster Early Production System offshore the UK.Hurricane started up its Lancaster field west of Scotland's Shetland Islands in May 2019, via the Aoka Mizu FPSO…

Energean FPSO Hull Reaches Singapore. Yard Closed Due To COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean has said that the hull of its Energean Power FPSO has reached Singapore.The China-built hull is expected to be fitted with the topside modules built in Singapore at the Sembcorp Yard, before setting sail to the Karish offshore field in Israel…

ONGC to Extend Armada Sterling FPSO Contract

Apr 15, 2020

Indian oil and gas company ONGC plans to extend the contract for the Armada Sterling FPSO, owned by a joint venture between Bumi Armada and Shapoorji Pallonji Oil and Gas Private Limited.Bumi Armada said Wednesday that its JV company had recently received notification from ONGC…

Chestnut Field Resumes Operations After Virus-related Stop

Apr 14, 2020

The Hummingbird floating production vessel linked to the 9,000 barrel per day Chestnut oilfield in the British North Sea has resumed operations after a 10-day shut-down due to the impact of coronavirus on its workforce, its operator said on Tuesday…

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