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Norway Offers 24 Companies Ownership Interest for Oil and Gas Licenses

Jan 16, 2024

Norwegian government has offered 24 companies ownership interests in 62 production licenses on the Norwegian shelf in pre-defined areas (APA) 2023, Norway's regulator of the petroleum resources informed.The awards, unveiled on January 16, 2024…

US Proposes Fee on Methane from Big Oil and Gas Producers

Jan 12, 2024

The U.S. on Friday proposed a fee on emissions of methane from big oil and gas producers as required under the 2022 climate law and as a backstop to wider regulations on the greenhouse gas from energy operations.The fee, proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency…

Brand New Jacket and Topside Set Sail to Fenix Gas Project Off Argentina

Jan 12, 2024

Italian engineering firm Rosetti Marino has completed the construction of jacket and topside for the Fenix wellhead platform, which are now en route to Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina.Rosetti Marino built Fenix platform’s topside and…

ExxonMobil’s Prosperity FPSO Achieves Background Flare in 39 Days

Jan 12, 2024

ExxonMobil Guyana has unveiled that the Prosperity floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, used in the Payara project, achieved background flare in 39 days, ahead of the 60-day target.Achieved ahead of schedule outlined in the project’s environmental permit…

New Well at Denmark's Largest Offshore Gas Field Gets Go-Ahead

Jan 12, 2024

The Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) has reached final investment decision (FID) to drill a new well on the Harald East area, located close to the Norwegian border, with the gas planned to be exported through the Tyra East facilities.DUC…

Galp Strikes Oil Offshore Namibia

Jan 10, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp has reported the discovery of light oil in in an exploration well being drilled offshore Namibia with Hercules semi-submersible rig.The news follows Galp’s January 2 update informing about preliminary signs of hydrocarbon presence at the Mopane-1X well…

US Crude Production to Reach Record High in 2024, EIA Says

Jan 09, 2024

U.S. crude production will rise to record highs in 2024 and 2025, but will grow less than it did last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday.In its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA projected U.S. crude production will rise by 290…

First Oil Flows from India’s Bay of Bengal Field

Jan 08, 2024

India's state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has announced the successful start of oil production from the deep-water KG-DWN-98/2 Block, located off the coast of Bay of Bengal.ONGC had successfully executed Phase 1 of the project in March 2020…

Talos Starts Production from Two Wells in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 03, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has started oil and gas production at Lime Rock and Venice discoveries, located near its Ram Powell platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Lime Rock and Venice wells were brought safely online in late December…

Expro Marks Four Decades of Subsea Work

Jan 03, 2024

Expro (NYSE: XPRO) is celebrating 40 years of subsea sector leadership since launching its first subsea test tree system in the North Sea in 1983.From the creation of its first 10ksi subsea test tree assembly (SSTTA) for an exploration and appraisal…

Galp’s Well in Namibia’s Orange Basin Shows Promise

Jan 03, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp has reported preliminary signs of hydrocarbon presence in an exploration well being drilled offshore Namibia.Galp (operator, 80%) and its partners NAMCOR and Custos (10% each) initiated the drilling campaign in PEL 83…

Lufeng Oilfields Phase II Commences Production

Jan 03, 2024

CNOOC has announced that the Lufeng Oilfields Phase II Development Project has commenced production.The project is located in the eastern South China Sea, with an average water depth of approximately 136 meters. It consists of the Lufeng 8-1 Oilfield…

Valaris Lands $519M Drillship Deal for Búzios Oil Field Development

Jan 02, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured a multi-year contract for drillship VALARIS DS-4 with Petrobras offshore Brazil following a competitive bidding process.The a 1,064-day contract is anticipated to start late in the fourth quarter 2024…

Seatrium Gets Shell’s Contract for Sparta Floating Production Unit

Jan 02, 2024

Seatrium has been awarded a contract by Shell to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Sparta semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU).The contract includes the installation of Shell-furnished equipment…

PetroNor Advances Its Oil and Gas Developments in Africa

Jan 02, 2024

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P ASA has confirmed the completion of the Guinea Bissau farm-out transaction with Apus Energy DMCC for exploration licenses offshore Guinea-Bissau, and secured license for PNGF Bis in Congo.Over the Christmas holiday period…

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