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Centus Marine Orders Two Fast Crew Boats from Strategic Marine

Mar 22, 2021

Singapore's Strategic Marine has secured an order to construct two fast crew boats for Centus Marine.'This is the fifth and sixth vessel built by Strategic Marine for Centus Marine and follows the delivery of a 40m FCB in February 2021,' Strategic Marine…

Medco Taps Uzma's MMSVS for Bualuang Field Work

Mar 19, 2021

Malaysia's Uzma has, via its Thai subsidiary MMSVS, won a contract with oil company Medco Energi to deliver Hydraulic Workover Unit services for the Bualuang field, off Thailand.Under the contract, MMSVS will provide Medco Energy with Hydraulic…

Myanmar Coup: Right Groups Call on Oil Firm Total to Suspend Payments on Operations

Mar 16, 2021

Total faced calls from rights groups on Tuesday to suspend payments on operations in Myanmar following a coup, after the oil group said it was worried about the situation while also highlighting the importance of its business there.The French company…

Shell Looking to Sell Interests in Malaysian Offshore Blocks

Mar 15, 2021

Oil major Shell is exploring options to sell its non-operated interests in the Amended 2011 Baram Delta EOR Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and the SK 307 PSC, offshore Malaysia.The assets located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, are operated by…

CNOOC Starts Production from Caofeidian 6-4 Offshore Oil Field

Mar 15, 2021

China's CNOOC on Monday said it had started production from the Caofeidian 6-4 offshore oil field in the Bohai bay, China.The Caofeidian 6-4 oilfield is located in the Midwest of Bohai, with an average water depth of about 20 meters. 'In addition…

Oil Prices: Brent Hits $70

Mar 15, 2021

Oil prices rose on Monday, with Brent reaching $70 a barrel, as data showed China's economic recovery accelerated at the start of 2021, boosting the energy demand outlook at the world's largest oil importer.Brent crude futures for May were steady at $69…

Petronas, CNOOC to Collaborate on Cleaner Energy Solutions, LNG Bunkering

Mar 15, 2021

Malaysian oil company Petronas and China-based oil firm CNOOC, have signed a memorandum of understanding to 'pursue mutual growth through closer collaboration.''The MoU elevates the long-standing relationship between the two parties from primarily…

CNOOC Needs to Double Down on Drilling and Deals in Carbon-cutting Gas Pivot

Mar 11, 2021

A rapid rise in offshore drilling and deepwater gas extraction may seem an unlikely path to lower emissions, but are central planks of Chinese energy major CNOOC Ltd’s plan to help hit Beijing’s climate goals.While global peers like BP, Royal…

Samsung Heavy Ordered to Pay $411M to Stena Drilling in Canceled Offshore Rig Order Case

Mar 09, 2021

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries must pay $411 million to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling, a London arbitration tribunal has ruled.The spat between the two companies began after Stena Drilling in 2017 terminated…

Report: Japanese Renewables Company JRE Up for Sale

Mar 09, 2021

Japanese renewables group JRE has been put up for sale by its owners, including Goldman Sachs, three people familiar with the matter said, a deal expected to draw interest from European firms eager to enter Japan's green power market.Japan Renewable…

Huge Growth Expected for Global Offshore Wind O&M Market

Mar 09, 2021

The global offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow 16% annually to reach US$12 billion (€10 billion) by 2029, with opportunities for both existing and new players, energy intelligence group Wood Mackenzie said in a report on Tuesday…

AG&P Gets OK to Develop the Philippines LNG Import Terminal in Batangas Bay

Mar 08, 2021

- Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company (AG&P) said on Monday its Philippines subsidiary has received the green light to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal in Batangas Bay, south of Manila.The firm, part owned…

China to Accelerate Work on New Energy Sources, But Coal Remains in the Mix

Mar 05, 2021

China set a modest five-year growth target on Friday for its nuclear power generation capacity and promised quicker development of alternative energy sources as it seeks to cut its carbon footprint, but left its coal industry largely untouched…

Archer's Malaysian Agent Wins Extension with Petronas

Mar 04, 2021

Quarterback Services, the local agent of Archer Well Company has secured a one-year extension with Petronas Carigali for the provision of well downhole leak detection services using ultrasound technology.Archer said that the original contract had been for an initial period of three years…

OOS Sees "Strong Increase" in Requests for Charter of its Semi-Sub Crane Vessels

Mar 03, 2021

OOS International, a Dutch-based offshore services company, has said there has been 'a strong increase in requests' from potential clients to charter its newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane & accommodation vessels the company ordered in China back in 2016…

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