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PHOTO: SWS Shipyard Launches FPSO Prosperity Hull

Sep 01, 2020

China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) shipyard has delivered another Guyana-bound FPSO hull for the Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore.Following the delivery of the Liza Unity hull in late 2019, SWS on Monday delivered the Liza Prosperity hull…

Storm Damage Still Hampering U.S. Gulf of Mexico Energy Ops

Sep 01, 2020

Catastrophic damage to power lines and communications outages on Monday weighed on U.S. Gulf Coast refineries' post-Hurricane Laura assessments and on offshore oil and gas production.Energy companies continued to inspect and restart offshore…

Brent Crude at Five-month High on Abu Dhabi Output Cuts

Aug 31, 2020

Oil rose on Monday, with Brent touching the highest in five months, underpinned by a 30% cut in Abu Dhabi crude supplies and encouraging Chinese data even as global demand struggles to return to pre-COVID levels in a well-supplied market.Brent crude futures for November advanced to $46…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Output Remains Lower in Wake of Storm

Aug 31, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output remained down 70%, or 1.29 million barrels per day, according to data released on Sunday by the Department of Interior, as companies continued to return crews to offshore facilities that were evacuated ahead of Hurricane Laura…

Oil Dips as U.S. Rigs, Refiners Appear to Have Avoided Worst of Storm

Aug 28, 2020

Oil prices fell in early trade on Friday as a massive hurricane raced inland past the heart of the U.S. oil industry in Louisiana and Texas, with a storm surge weaker than predicted.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 16 cents…

Exxon Presses for Guyana Approval of Third Offshore Project

Aug 27, 2020

Exxon Mobil Corp is pressing Guyana's newly-installed government for approval of its third offshore oil project, which has been under a months-long review that coincided with political turmoil in the South American country.Exxon, which operates…

Hurricane Laura: Workers Evacuated from 299 Gulf of Mexico Platforms

Aug 27, 2020

Oil companies in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico had, by Wednesday 11:30 CDT, evacuated workers from 299 oil companies due to a threat from the hurricane Laura, the U.S. offshore safety body BSEE said. According to the BSEE report Wednesday, oil firms…

Angola Aims to Reverse Oil Output Decline

Aug 27, 2020

Africa's second-biggest oil exporter, Angola, has unveiled a 2020-2025 energy roadmap which foresees oil discoveries of up to 57 billion barrels of crude oil and 27 trillion cubic feet of gas, state news agency ANGOP reported.The plans involve…

Norwegian Offshore Drilling Firm Enters Floating Wind Game

Aug 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling is stepping out of the comfort zone and into the offshore renewables space.The company, which provides drilling rigs for oil and gas companies, on Thursday announced its investment in Oceanwind AS…

FAR OK with Cairn's Sangomar Stake Sale. Won't Trigger Buy Option

Aug 27, 2020

FAR, an Australian oil and gas company with a share in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil and gas field in Senegal, will not stand in the way to its partner Cairn divesting its stake in the project.Namely, Cairn last month agreed to sell its 40% ownership in the Woodside-operated Rufisque…

Malaysia's Hibiscus Petroleum Eyes Acquisitions

Aug 26, 2020

Bursa Malaysia-listed oil and gas company Hibiscus Petroleum is looking to expand its asset portfolio through acquisitions of assets with strong production potential.Hibiscus, which owns offshore oil fields in Malaysia, Australia, and the UK North Sea…

PHOTO: First Topside Module Installed on Energean Power FPSO

Aug 26, 2020

First topside module was lifted and installed earlier this week on the Energean Power FPSO hull at Sembcorp Marine's Admiralty Yard in Singapore.Oil and gas company Energean said that the electrical house (E-house), which contains all the FPSO control equipment and electrical switchgear…

Brent Nears 5-Month High as Hurricane Shuts 84% of Oil Output in Gulf of Mexico

Aug 26, 2020

Oil rose towards $46 a barrel on Wednesday, near the highest since March, lifted by U.S. producers shutting most of their offshore Gulf of Mexico output ahead of Hurricane Laura and a report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventories.Renewed worries over the COVID-19 pandemic…

Construction of Cambodia's Maiden Offshore Oil Platform Complete

Aug 26, 2020

Construction of KrisEnergy's minimum facilities wellhead platform for the Apsara oil development offshore Cambodia has been completed and the platform has sailed away to its offshore location.KrisEnergy said the topsides and the jacket of the…

Hurricane Laura Biggest Threat to Gulf Oil Output Since 2005

Aug 25, 2020

The U.S. energy industry began preparing for a major hurricane strike by Tuesday, cutting crude production at a rate approaching the level of 2005's Hurricane Katrina and halting oil refining at plants along the Texas/Louisiana coast.The storm…

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