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Orcadian Gets Three FPSO Proposals for Pilot Field

Oct 28, 2021

Orcadian Energy, a UK North Sea-focused oil and gas development company previously known as Pharis Energy, has said it has received three expressions of interest for the provision of an FPSO for its Pilot field development.The company engaged…

Well Disruption at Indonesia's Merakes Offshore Gas Field to Affect Output for 6 months

Oct 28, 2021

A disruption at a gas well in Indonesia's Merakes gas field is likely to affect the project's production for as long as six months, an official at the country's oil and gas regulator said on Thursday.The disruption, caused by a sand blockage…

Hess Sees 1 Million bpd Oil Output from Guyana by 2027

Oct 28, 2021

Hess Corp expects to produce more than 1 million gross barrels of oil per day (bpd) in Guyana by 2027 from at least six production units, the U.S. oil producer said on Wednesday.The projection comes shortly after a second floating production…

Shell Sets Tougher Climate Targets, Q3 Income Below Expectations

Oct 28, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell set itself tougher emissions-cutting targets on Thursday, even as it reported a lower-than-expected third-quarter profit of $4.13 billion.The oil major said it would cut absolute emissions from its operations and the electricity it uses…

Maersk Drilling Completes Sale of Maersk Inspirer Offshore Rig

Oct 28, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has completed the sale of its Maersk Inspirer combined drilling and production unit to Havila Sirius for $373 million.The unit has been deployed at Repsol's Yme oil field in the North Sea and has recently started producing oil…

Hess Posts 3Q Profit. Output Drop Partially Offset by Guyana Contribution

Oct 27, 2021

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as soaring prices for crude and gas cushioned the hit from lower production.Shale producers in the United States are poised to deliver their strongest…

D. R. Congo: Inpex Exits Offshore Block it Acquired in 1970

Oct 27, 2021

Japan-based oil and gas firm Inpex has said it has sold its stake in an offshore block in D. R. Congo, from which it produced oil since 1975. An expected significant decline in production is the reason for the sale, Inpex said.Inpex has sold its shares in Teikoku Oil (D…

Investors on Board as U.S. Oil Majors Dismiss Wind and Solar Projects

Oct 27, 2021

Top U.S. oil firms are doubling down on drilling, deepening a divide with European rivals on the outlook for renewables, and winning support from big investors who do not expect the stateside companies to invest in wind and solar. Among a dozen U…

Vår Energi's Shareholders Launch Strategic Review

Oct 27, 2021

Eni and Point Resources plan to launch a strategic review regarding the future ownership structure of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas company Vår Energi.Italian oil giant Eni a owns 69.85% stake in Vår Energi, and HitecVision-backed Point Resources owns the remaining 30…

Equinor Posts Strongest Quarterly Result in Nine Years

Oct 27, 2021

Norway's Equinor posted its strongest quarterly result in nine years on Wednesday, driven by a global energy supply crunch that pushed Europe's natural gas prices to record highs and sent the value of derivative contracts soaring.The company…

Liza Unity FPSO Reaches Guyana

Oct 27, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp's second floating production system for Guyana, the Liza Unity, arrived early on Tuesday in the South American country's waters, the U.S. oil company said.The production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility is expected to add 220…

Petrobras Eyes Sale of Catuá Deepwater Field

Oct 26, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras is continuing with its strategy of divesting non-core assets so it can focus on its 'world-class' deepwater and ultra-deepwater assets.It last Friday started the opportunity disclosure stage, regarding the sale of its entire stake (100%) in the Catuá Field…

Transaction Drag: UK Regulator Launches Probe into $1B Exxon, NEO North Sea Deal

Oct 26, 2021

The UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation into the proposed sale by ExxonMobil of 13 producing fields, specifically Elgin Franklin, to NEO, amid concerns it is not progressing as quickly as expected…

Wintershall Dea Q3 Earnings More than Double on Higher Prices, Spending cuts

Oct 26, 2021

Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea's most closely watched measure of earnings more than doubled in the third quarter, it said on Tuesday, benefiting from soaring oil and gas prices and spending cuts.The company, owned jointly by BASF and Russia's LetterOne…

Neptune Energy Starts Drilling Production Wells at Fenja Field. First Oil in 1H 2023

Oct 26, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling the first of four production wells on the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea.The wells are being drilled by the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC, and operated by Odfjell Drilling…

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