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Lamprell to Convert BW Energy's Jack-Up Rig into Production Unit

Oct 25, 2021

Lamprell, a company building large structures for the offshore energy industry, has won a rig conversion contract with the Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy (BWE).The scope of work involves the conversion of BWE’s Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig into an offshore production facility…

ExxonMobil Looking to Buy Into ONGC's Deepwater Fields Offshore India

Oct 25, 2021

Global oil major ExxonMobil Corp is looking at buying a stake in some of the local deepwater fields of Indian explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, oil secretary Tarun Kapoor said on Friday.India, the world's third-biggest oil importer, and consumer…

Shell Expects Ida-hit Offshore Platform to Restart in November

Oct 22, 2021

Shell said on Friday it expects an offshore transfer facility, which was shut due to damage from Hurricane Ida, to be operational in the first half of November, restarting production of a popular Gulf of Mexico crude grade earlier than expected…

Guyana Could Resume Oil Supply Talks with India

Oct 22, 2021

Oil producer Guyana could resume talks with India for a deal to sell the government's share of crude as output rises next year, the South American nation's vice president told Reuters.Earlier this year, Indian refiners bought at least two test cargoes of Guyana's Liza light sweet crude…

Shell Starts Production from Arran Offshore Field

Oct 21, 2021

Oil and gas giant Shell has started production from the Arran gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea.Shell's Arran development is part of the broader Central Graben Area Plan, and is developed as a tie-back via a new pipeline to Shell's Shearwater offshore platform…

Israel Looking to Boost Gas Exports to Egypt via New Onshore Pipeline

Oct 21, 2021

Israel is considering the construction of a new onshore pipeline to Egypt in order to quickly boost natural gas exports to its neighbour in the wake of the recent tightening of global supplies, the Israeli energy ministry said.The pipeline,…

Oil Price Reaches Multi-year High Above $86, Then Pulls Back

Oct 21, 2021

Oil hit a three-year high above $86 a barrel on Thursday driven by tight supply and a global energy crunch, although prices eased as some investors took profits on signs the rally is looking overstretched.Helping to drive the latest gain, a supply report from the U…

Woodside Slashes Gas Reserves Estimate for Two Offshore Fields

Oct 21, 2021

Woodside Petroleum slashed its gas reserves estimate for two fields at the Wheatstone project on Thursday, in an unexpected downgrade that knocked the top Australian oil and gas company's shares.The company also said it was on track to sell…

Petrobras Posts Mixed Third-quarter Production Figures

Oct 20, 2021

Brazil's Petrobras posted mixed production figures on Wednesday as the state-run oil company ramps up output at some major oilfields while also jettisoning a number of legacy production assets as part of a wider divestment drive.In a securities filing…

Norway's Sept Oil, Gas Output Drop but Beat Forecast

Oct 20, 2021

Norway's petroleum output in September fell from the previous month, but exceeded official forecasts, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Wednesday.Crude oil output declined to 1.77 million barrels per day (bpd) in September from 1…

BW Energy Completes Two Production Wells Offshore Gabon

Oct 20, 2021

Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy has brought online the Gamba well DTM-7H as part of the Tortue Phase 2 field development in Gabon. The final well, DTM-6H, in the Dentale formation, is scheduled to come onstream in the coming days. Current…

Philippines Defends Malampaya Gas Deal with Duterte's Ally after Graft Complaint

Oct 19, 2021

The Philippines' energy ministry on Tuesday defended the sale of an oil and gas concession to a firm controlled by an ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, dismissing a graft complaint that alleged preferential treatment as 'malicious'.Udenna Corp…

Providence Resources CEO Resigns

Oct 19, 2021

Ireland-based oil and gas firm Providence Resources, which has for years been looking at ways to develop its Barryroe oil and gas discovery offshore Ireland, has now informed that its CEO Alan Linn is stepping down from the Board, and all subsidiary companies…

Indonesia Cuts Oil and Gas Production Targets

Oct 19, 2021

Indonesia has cut its oil and gas production targets for this year, officials at industry regulator SKK Migas told reporters on Tuesday, as the coronavirus pandemic impacted new projects.The oil lifting target for 2021 was cut to 665,000 barrels per day (bpd) from an earlier target of 705…

UK Fossil Fuel Dilemma in the Spotlight as Climate Talks Near

Oct 19, 2021

Britain faces a fossil fuel dilemma: it can burnish its green credentials by halting new oil and gas development in the North Sea, yet doing so will leave it more reliant on imported fuel.How Britain charts a course to achieve net-zero emissions…

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