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Danos Nets 3-year Deal with Eni in Gulf of Mexico

Aug 31, 2022

Oilfield services company Danos has won a contract with Italian oil and gas company Eni to support brownfield repairs and routine maintenance to its Gulf of Mexico platforms. The three-year contract will utilize Danos’ fabrication, construction…

Report: Shell's Vito Offshore Field to Start Production in Early 2023

Aug 31, 2022

Shell's Vito deepwater oilfield in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico will start production in early 2023, partner Equinor said on Wednesday.'It is in the early stages of being installed with the intent of first production (in) early 2023,' Chris Golden…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Orders Six CTVs

Aug 30, 2022

Rhode Island-based offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel company Atlantic Wind Transfers has ordered six crew transfer vessels to be built at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka, Fla. The first two vessels, of the Chartwell Ambitious-class design…

Helix Energy Solutions Acquires MP GOM's Gulf of Mexico Block Stake

Aug 30, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group has acquired from MP Gulf of Mexico, LLC (“MP GOM”), a joint venture controlled by Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA, all of MP GOM’s 62.5% interest in Mississippi Canyon Block 734, comprised of three wells and related subsea infrastructure…

Helix Robotics Solutions Extends Sheila Bordelon Vessel Charter

Aug 29, 2022

Helix Robotics Solutions, the U.S. robotics division of Helix Energy Solutions Group, has extended the charter for Bordelon Marine's DP2 Jones Act-compliant Ultra-Light Intervention Vessel (ULIV) M/V Shelia Bordelon through June 2024.Helix currently…

Amplify Energy to Pay $13M to Settle Charges over California Offshore Oil Spill

Aug 29, 2022

A Texas oil company agreed to plead guilty to criminal negligence charges and pay nearly $13 million for a crude oil spill that killed wildlife and fouled southern California beaches, federal prosecutors said on Friday. Amplify Energy Corp repeatedly…

Bulk Carrier Hit Offshore Platform Due to Charting Error, Poor Bridge Resource Management, NTSB Finds

Aug 26, 2022

On January 7, 2021, the dry bulk carrier Ocean Princess struck the uncrewed/out-of-service oil and gas production platform SP-83A while operating 24 miles south of Pilottown, Louisiana. Now, some 19 months later,  the National Transportation…

Boosted by Eni, Mexico's Newest Crude Finds Its Way to U.S. Refiners

Aug 26, 2022

Exports of Mexico's newest crude are ramping up under Italy's Eni as U.S. refiners find it an apt replacement for banned Russian oil and one that complements domestic grades. The shipments, which started in April according to Refinitiv Eikon data…

Gate Energy to Help LLOG Bring Online Salamanca FPS

Aug 23, 2022

Houston-based engineering, commissioning, and field services firm Gate Energy has won a commissioning management and execution contract for LLOG's Salamanca development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The scope of this work includes pre-commissioning…

Drilling Systems' Well Control Training Lab for US College

Aug 23, 2022

Drilling simulation technology provider Drilling Systems, part of 3t Energy Group, has delivered a well control training lab to Western Texas College (WTC) with the installation of its simulators. The new lab will provide in-demand well control training for petroleum technology students…

Near Miss Incident on Hibernia Offshore Platform

Aug 23, 2022

An incident that had the potential for fatality occurred earlier this month on the Hibernia Platform offshore Canada when a 711kg elevated feeder machine bridge adapter plate dropped on a deck. Luckily, there were no injuries.'Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd…

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Wins OK to buy 50% Occidental stake

Aug 22, 2022

A U.S. energy regulator on Friday gave Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the company controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett, permission to buy up to 50% of oil company Occidental Petroleum Corp's OXY.N common stock.Occidental's share price soared 9…

Siem Offshore Inks 18-Month Charter Extension for AHTS Vessel in Canada

Aug 22, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured a contract extension for one of its AHTS vessels in Canada.The extension is related to the Ice Class AHTS vessel 'Avalon Sea,' covering a firm duration of 18 months upon completion of the current term…

US Advances Plans for Offshore Wind in Maine

Aug 19, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced next steps to bring offshore wind energy to the Gulf of Maine. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has made available a Request for Interest (RFI) and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) in the Federal Register for public comment…

Pemex and Union Agree to 4% Salary Increase

Aug 19, 2022

Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and its union, the STPRM, agreed to a 4% pay raise and a 2.25% increase in benefits during 2022-2023 salary negotiations, Pemex said in a statement on Thursday.The agreement is the first made under union leader Ricardo Aldana…

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