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Qatar Books Chinese Shipyard Capacity in LNG Carrier Fleet Expansion Push

Apr 22, 2020

Qatari state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in China in a deal potentially worth more than $3 billion.QP said that the reserved LNG carrier construction capacity would be used for QP’s future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including those of its ongoing expansion projects of the giant offshore gas field North Field.Qatar Petroleum struck a deal with and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group Co…

Fugro Done with Geophysical Work at Qatar's North Sea Field

Jul 21, 2020

Fugro has completed the first phase of its offshore site investigation for Qatargas’ North Field Production Sustainability’s Compression Phase.The Dutch company started the fieldwork started in March. The first phase marks the completion of the geophysical scope…

Seafox, LOC Sign Rig Move Services Deal

Jun 26, 2020

Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC Group has won a contract with Seafox, a provider of offshore jack-up support units for oil & gas and offshore wind operations.Seafox has hired LOC for the provision of Rig Move Master Services and Geotechnical Services for rig moves…

LOC Completes MWS Work for Qatargas' North Field Bravo Project

Jun 10, 2020

Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC Group has recently completed Marine Warranty Surveyor work for the Qatargas North Field Bravo Expansion Project, offshore Qatar.The scope of work included the review of the engineering and procedures for the design…

S. Korean Shipbuilder Shares Soar on $19B Deal with QP

Jun 02, 2020

Shares in South Korean shipbuilders rallied more than 20% on Tuesday following $19 billion worth of deals to build vessels for Qatar Petroleum (QP).QP said on Monday it has signed agreements with South Korea's 'Big 3' shipyards to secure more…

Qatar Petroleum in 'Largest LNG Shipbuilding Deal in History'

Jun 01, 2020

Qatari state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has entered into what it says 'are the largest LNG shipbuilding agreements in history to secure more than 100 ships valued in excess of QR 70 billion [USD19,2 billion] to cater for its LNG growth plans…

QP: North Field Works Going Full Steam Ahead

May 25, 2020

Qatar Petroleum's Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi in a webinar last week said the country was pressing ahead with the giant offshore North Field expansion despite the dire situation in the energy market where he feels it'll take 1-2 years for demand to…

Qatar Petroleum to Cut Spending by 30%

May 22, 2020

Qatar Petroleum will slash its spending by around 30% this year in the face of the sharp drop in oil and gas prices due to the coronavirus epidemic, its Chief Executive said on Thursday.Speaking during a webcast organized by the U.S-Qatar Business Council…

Qatar Petroleum to Acquire Share in Total's Ivory Coast Offshore Blocks

May 18, 2020

Qatari-state owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has signed a farm-in deal with France's Total to acquire a 45% participating interest in blocks CI-705 and CI-706, located in the Ivorian-Tano basin, offshore Ivory Coast.The two blocks cover an area of approximately 3…

SWS Delivers Newbuild Jack-Up Rig to Northern Offshore

May 08, 2020

China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding has this month delivered the newbuild jack-up Energy Edge to its owner Northern Offshore.The delivery of the CJ-50 design jack-up drilling unit took place in Shanghai on May 2.According to previous reports…

Ampelmann Makes One Millionth Offshore Transfer in Middle East

May 06, 2020

Ampelmann, a Dutch company providing crew transfer gangways to the offshore energy industry, has said it has achieved a milestone of one million safe personnel transfers in the Middle East.The company said Wednesday that the milestone, which it took nearly a decade to achieve…

Qatar Petroleum Plans New Wave of Job Cuts

Apr 30, 2020

Qatar Petroleum, one of the world's biggest energy companies, plans a new wave of job cuts and spending reductions to cope with the slump in oil and gas demand which has hit global economies, two sources familiar with the matter said.Economic…

Qatar Starts 80-well Offshore Drilling Campaign at NFE Project

Apr 15, 2020

Qatar Petroleum has kicked off the development drilling campaign for the offshore North Field East project, or NFE previously known as the North Field Expansion Project.The first of 80 North Field East development wells was spudded on March 29…

Qatar Eases Exit Visa Rules for Oil and Gas Sector

Mar 20, 2020

Qatar has removed exit visa requirements for an additional segment of its foreign labor force, including some of those working in the oil and gas industry, according to official tweets posted on Friday.Qatar in 2018 eliminated exit visas for many foreign migrant workers…

Sparrows' Cranes for Qatargas' North Field Platforms

Feb 19, 2020

UK-based offshore equipment specialist Sparrows Group has signed a deal for the delivery of three cranes for Qatargas' giant North Field offshore expansion project.Sparrows said Wednesday the contract was secured through McDermott International…

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