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Transocean to Buy Newbuild Ultra-Deepwater Drillship from DSME Ordered by Seadrill in 2013

Nov 18, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean said Thursday that it had together with Perestroika and funds managed by Lime Rock Management L.P created a joint venture, Liquila Ventures.Liquila Ventures agreed with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co…

ADNOC L&S Acquires Zakher Marine International. Adds 24 Jack-ups, 38 OSVs to Fleet

Nov 17, 2022

ADNOC Logistics & Services, the shipping and maritime logistics arm of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has completed the acquisition of Zakher Marine International (ZMI), adding 24 jack-up barges and 38 offshore support vessels to its fleet…

Inmarsat Provides Connectivity Solutions for Vallianz Holdings' OSV Fleet

Nov 17, 2022

Singapore-based offshore support vessel owner Vallianz Holdings is working to speed up the digitalization of its fleet of offshore support vessels (OSV) with a comprehensive package of connectivity services from Inmarsat.According to Inmarsat…

Petronas Wants to Join Abadi LNG project - Indonesian regulator

Nov 16, 2022

Malaysian state oil and gas company Petronas has expressed interest in participating in Indonesia's takeover of Shell's stake in the Abadi LNG project, Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator told a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday.The…

Saipem Expands Jack-up Rig Fleet with Another CIMC Unit

Nov 16, 2022

Ocean Challenger, the asset management company owned by the Chinese offshore rig builder CIMC, said Wednesday it 'has tied new knots' with the Italian energy services firm Saipem to deploy the 300-foot jack-up rig Gulf Driller IV in the Middle East…

Equinor Selects COWI as Owner’s Engineer at South Korean Floating Wind Project

Nov 16, 2022

The Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has awarded international engineering firm COWI a contract to serve as “Owner’s Engineer” for the Firefly floating wind project offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The Firefly project is located 70 km off…

EU Supports COP27 Call to Phase Down All Fossil Fuels

Nov 15, 2022

The European Union supports a call by India to phase down fossil fuel use as part of a COP27 deal, the bloc's climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday, provided it does not weaken previous agreements on reducing the use of coal…

India's PM Modi Inaugurates Onshore Facilities for U-Field in Krishna Godavari Basin Block

Nov 14, 2022

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated ONGC's U-field Onshore facilities of the KG-DWN-98/2 deepwater block, situated in Odalarevu, Andhra Pradesh, India.The event, in which the Prime Minister dedicated the onshore facilities to the nation…

Strategic Marine to Build Three Chartwell Marine-designed Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilding company Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine.The Brevity-class 27-meter catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range…

Japan's JOGMEC Renamed in Shift to National Decarbonisation Role

Nov 14, 2022

State-owned Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) said on Monday it has been renamed Japan Organization for Metals and Energy Security and will provide equity investment to back the production and storage of hydrogen and ammonia. The…

U.S. Firm to Build 34MW Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil Platform in China

Nov 11, 2022

U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips and China's CNOOC have recently announced the start of the Penglai offshore wind farm pilot project, aimed at harnessing wind power to supply power to the Penglai oil field. This is China’s largest offshore oil…

ADES Charters Two More Jack-up Drilling Rigs from Keppel O&M

Nov 11, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has signed bareboat charter contracts with the Saudi drilling firm ADES for two jack-up rigs to be deployed in Saudi Arabia. This brings the total number of rigs Keppel O&M has on a charter with ADES to four…

Indonesia's Pertamina to Explore Green Hydrogen Projects with Keppel, Chevron

Nov 11, 2022

Indonesia's state-owned energy firm Pertamina will explore the development of green hydrogen and ammonia projects in the country, along with Singapore-based Keppel Infrastructure and global oil major Chevron as part of a joint study agreement signed on Thursday…

Indonesia: Conrad Aims to Bring Mako Offshore Gas Field Online in 2025 as Revised POD Approved

Nov 09, 2022

Conrad Asia Energy Ltd said Monday that it had received written approval from the Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for the Plan of Development (POD) Revision for the Mako offshore gas field, dubbed 'currently the largest undeveloped gas field in South Natuna Sea…

Japan's Inpex Lifts Profit Forecast on Higher Energy Prices

Nov 08, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer, Inpex Corp, lifted its full-year profit forecast by 14% to a record 400 billion yen ($2.7 billion) thanks to higher-than-expected oil and gas prices and the yen's plunge against the U.S. dollar. The company…

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