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Offshore Driller Vantage Posts Q2 Loss, but Wins Big in Qatar

Aug 13, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage drilling this week posted a net loss of $29 million in the second quarter of 2021, but its CEO was optimistic on the back of several important jack-up drilling rig contracts secured recently, especially in Qatar…

South Korea's DSME to Build Offshore Platform for Al-Shaheen Field in Qatar

Jul 15, 2021

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order to build a fixed offshore platform for the Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar.The order, worth around KRW 725.3 billion ($635,3 million) was made by the North Oil Company (NOC)…

Qatar Petroleum to Acquire Shares in Three Blocks Offshore South Africa

Jul 05, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed agreements with France's TotalEnergies to acquire interests in three offshore exploration blocks in South Africa.Subject to regulatory approvals, Qatar Petroleum will hold a 25% stake in the South Outeniqua block, a 30% interest in the DWOB block…

Qatar Petroleum Hires Banks for Jumbo Bond Sale

Jun 28, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has hired a group of banks to arrange a four-tranche issuance of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a document showed, for what will be its debut public bond sale months after it signed a contract to boost its liquefied natural gas output…

TotalEnergies Confirms Suriname Offshore Block Awards

Jun 25, 2021

France's TotalEnergies confirmed Friday it had with its partner Qatar Petroleum been awarded Block 6 and Block 8 in the Suriname SHO Bid Round 2020/2021. TotalEnergies will operate the two shallow-water blocks, with depths between 30 meters and 50 meters…

Valaris Tallies Jack-up Contract Off Qatar

Jun 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris said Tuesday that it had secured work for one of its jack-up drilling rigs off the coast of Qatar.The company said it was awarded a contract with North Oil Company, which will see the VALARIS JU-110 deployed…

TotalEnergies, Qatar Petroleum, Chevron Submit Winning Bids for Suriname Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron, and a consortium between France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's Qatar Petroleum have submitted winning bids for shallow-water offshore acreage in Suriname, Suriname's national oil company Staatsolie said Friday.Staatsolie…

North Oil Company Books JDC Jack-Up Rig for Al-Shaheen Operations

Jun 16, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) has secured an offshore drilling contract with North Oil Company in Qatar.JDC will provide its jack-up drilling rig Hakuryu-10 over a three-year contract at Qatar's giant offshore oil field Al-Shaheen…

First Qatari Offshore Well Stimulation Vessel Starts Operations

Apr 21, 2021

Qatari shipping and offshore services company Milaha and oilfield services giant Schlumberger held a virtual event to mark the start of operations of the first Qatari-owned offshore well stimulation vessel Halul-48, Milaha said Monday.The collaboration…

Qatar Petroleum Farms Into Shell's Deepwater Blocks Offshore Namibia

Apr 06, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal with oil major Shell to become a partner in two exploration blocks offshore Namibia.Under the deal, for which financial details were not disclosed, Qatar Petroleum will hold a 45% participating interest in the…

Qatar Petroleum to Take Full Control of Qatargas 1

Mar 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum said Tuesday it wouldn't be renewing its Qatargas 1 LNG joint venture with Total, ExxonMobil, Marubeni, and Mitsui.Upon the expiry of the relevant joint venture agreements on December 31, 2021, Qatar Petroleum will become the sole owner of 100% of the Qatargas assets and facilities…

'Largest LNG Project Ever:' Qatar Petroleum Sanctions North Field East Project

Feb 09, 2021

Qatar Petroleum on Monday took the final investment decision for the development on the North Field East Project (NFE), in what the company said was the world’s largest LNG project ever. The total cost of the project is estimated at $28.75 billion…

Qatar: Heerema Installs Topsides at Al-Shaheen Gallaf 1 Project

Nov 10, 2020

Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors has said that its heavy lift vessel Aegir has completed the installation of North Oil Company’s Al-Shaheen Gallaf 1 Project.Heerema was contracted for the transportation and installation…

Qatar Gas Extends Jack-Up Rig Charter with Noble Corp.

Nov 06, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured a contract extension for the Noble Mick O'Brien jack-up rig in Qatar.The Noble Mick O'Brien jack-up had had a contract with Qatar Gas running until mid-November 2020.Qatar Gas has now extended the contract…

Energy Enticer Jack-Up Rig Starts Drilling in Qatar

Oct 15, 2020

Jack-up drilling contractor Northern Offshore has said that its Energy Enticer jack-up rig has started drilling operation with Qatargas in Qatar.The GustoMSC CJ50 design jack-up rig mobilized to Qatar Petroleum's North Field in early September 2020 despite recent global industry challenges…

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