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Pioneering Spirit Completes Infield Pipelay Work at BP’s LNG Scheme

Feb 21, 2024

Allseas’ construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the infield pipelay scope for BP’s ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquified natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Two months after arriving in the field…

Transocean Collects $326M in New Drilling Rig Deals

Feb 15, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured contracts for three of its drilling rigs – semi-submersible Transocean Barents and drillships Deepwater Skyros and Deepwater Invictus – worth approximately $326 million.In its quarterly fleet status report…

ADNOC and BP to Form Gas Joint Venture in Egypt

Feb 14, 2024

BP and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have made an agreement to form a new joint venture (JV) that will focus initially on development of gas interests in Egypt.The JV (51% BP and 49% ADNOC) will combine the pair’s deep technical capabilities…

Island Drilling Contests Contract Termination for Island Innovator Rig

Feb 13, 2024

Island Drilling has started evaluating all legal recourse at its disposal to contest the termination of contract for its Island Innovator semi-sub rig, by Trident Energy and its partners in the Block G offshore Equatorial Guinea, deeming the claims on safety issues with the unit ‘not accurate’…

Altera Hires DOF to Install Voyageur Spirit FPSO Offshore Ivory Coast

Feb 12, 2024

Altera Infrastructure has hired DOF to install Voyageur Spirit floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit as well as one floating storage unit (FSO) at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Ivory Coast.The project includes the complete installation of seabed mooring systems…

Trident Terminates Island Innovator Rig Contract Offshore Equatorial Guinea

Feb 09, 2024

The contract for the Island Drilling’s semi-submersible Island Innovator rig has been terminated by Trident Energy due to safety concerns, putting the drilling campaign at the Block G, offshore Equatorial Guinea, on pause.The decision to terminate…

Tower Resources Gets Exploration License Extension in Cameroon

Feb 08, 2024

Africa-focused oil firm Tower Resources has received an extension of the first exploration period at its Thali license offshore Cameroon.Tower Resources received formal notification from the Minister of Mines, Industry and Technological Development…

Production Starts at Akpo West Field Offshore Nigeria

Feb 07, 2024

TotalEnergies and its partners have started the production from the Akpo West field on the PML2 license in Nigeria.Located 135 kilometers off the coast, Akpo West is tied back to the existing Akpo floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility…

Axess Scoops FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor Inspection Contract

Feb 06, 2024

Norway-based Axess Group has signed a long-term inspection contract with MODEC for FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor that will be deployed at Sangomar field offshore Senegal.The contract follows the completion of several baseline surveys in China and Singapore during the construction phase…

TMC Compressors to Provide Equipment for Agogo FPSO

Jan 29, 2024

Malaysian FPSO leasing firm Yinson Production has appointed TMC Compressors to supply a large marine compressed air system for FPSO Agogo, which will be operated by Azule Energy, a BP-Eni joint venture, on a development offshore Angola.Under the contract…

Technip Energies Hands Over Coral Sul FLNG Unit to Eni

Jan 26, 2024

The performance tests on Eni’s Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) unit offshore Mozambique, led by Technip Energies, have confirmed the requirements of LNG production of above 3.4 million tons per year.Following the completion of the performance tests…

Galp to Further Evaluate Extent of Mopane Oil Discoveries with Hercules Rig

Jan 26, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas Galp has set out plans to drill another well using Odfjell Drilling-managed semi-submersible rig Hercules, after discovering significant column of light oil at Mpane-1x well in Namibia’s PEL 83 block.Galp (80%, operator)…

Longitude Gets Subsea Engineering Job on Egypt’s Burullus Gas Field

Jan 23, 2024

Longitude Engineering, part of Oslo-listed ABL Group, has secured a contract to provide detailed design and engineering services for the subsea development of Phase-X at Egypt’s West Delta Deep Marine concession, part of the Burullus Gas Field in the Mediterranean Sea…

Argeo Searcher Set to Sail to Indian Ocean after Shell’s Nigeria Task

Jan 22, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore service company Argeo has informed that its DP2 vessel Argeo Searcher completed the deepwater inspection services at Shell’s Bonga field, and is scheduled to set sail to Indian Ocean for a job with India’s National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR)…

Island Innovator Kicks Off Infill Drilling Ops Offshore Equatorial Guinea

Jan 22, 2024

The three-well infill drilling campaign at Equatorial Guinea’s offshore Block G – operated by Trident Energy, with partners Panoro, Kosmos Energy and GEPetrol – has started, using the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig.The first…

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