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Diamond Offshore Agrees Marketing Rights for Three Drillships

May 09, 2024

U.S.-based offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore has secured the marketing rights for three seventh generation drillships - West Dorado, West Draco and West Libra, which will be renamed Tidal Action.Diamond Offshore entered into an agreement with Eldorado Drilling…

Unfinished Hornbeck MPSV Arrives at Eastern for Build Completion

May 08, 2024

The first of two incomplete ultra high-spec multipurpose support vessels (MPSV) has arrived at Eastern Shipbuilding Group's Port St. Joe Shipyard, where the builder will finish constructing the vessel for Hornbeck Offshore Services.Earlier this year…

CGG and Baker Hughes Form CCS Alliance

May 08, 2024

French marine seismic firm CGG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with U.S. energy services giant Baker Hughes to facilitate the parties exploring jointly offered carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions.The collaboration and proposed…

Promethean Energy Kicks Off Decommissioning Works of Orphan Wells in Gulf of Mexico

May 08, 2024

Promethean Energy, an oil and gas company focused on stewarding mature assets, has started work on the temporary abandonment of nine orphan wells in the Matagorda Island lease area in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of the U.S. Federal government…

Seadrill Nets Two Drillship Commitments

May 07, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill on Tuesday announced it has secured new contract awards for two of its drillships.The West Capella secured a one-well contract in South Korea, with an estimated duration of 40 days, valued at approximately $32 million…

BP Eyes 2025 FID for Tiber Oil Project

May 07, 2024

BP is considering a 2025 financial greenlight decision for its Tiber offshore oil project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, an executive said on Tuesday at an offshore energy conference in Houston.The company's U.S. Gulf of Mexico output last year averaged 300…

New Jersey Launches Fourth Offshore Wind Call

May 06, 2024

The U.S. state of New Jersey has opened the fourth solicitation for offshore wind development, seeking to award up to 4 GW of new generation capacity.The application window for the fourth solicitation has been opened on April 30, and will accept application until July 10…

Touchstone to Acquire Trinity Exploration in $30.1M All-Share Takeover

May 06, 2024

Canada-based Touchstone Exploration has agreed to acquire UK company Trinity Exploration and Production which has onshore and offshore oil assets located solely in Trinidad and Tobago.Under the terms of the acquisition, Trinity shareholders will receive 1…

California’s First Floating Wind Project Steps Closer to PPA

May 03, 2024

CADEMO Corporation, established by Floventis, and California Community Power (CC Power) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the development of the 60 MW floating wind project off the California coast.The MoU is intended…

LLOG Spuds Who Dat East Well in US Gulf of Mexico

May 03, 2024

Oil company LLOG has started drilling the Who Dat East exploration/appraisal well in U.S. Gulf of Mexico, using Noble Corporation’s Noble Valiant drillship.The drilling operations on the Who Dat East well started on April 27, 2024, according to Karoon Energy…

Subsea7 and Equinor Strengthen Collaboration, Agreeing Work on Two Fields

May 02, 2024

Subsea7 has signed a new long-term strategic collaboration agreement between Equinor and Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises Subsea7 and OneSubsea, securing exclusive collaboration on the Wisting field offshore Norway, and Bay du Nord…

US Oil and Gas Production Rebounds

May 01, 2024

U.S. oil and gas production rebounded sharply in February after extensive disruption the previous month caused by freezing wells and other outages stemming from Winter Storm Heather in the middle of January.Nationwide crude and condensates output jumped by 0…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Auctions Off Oregon and Maine Coasts

Apr 30, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan to sell offshore wind leases in waters off the coasts of Maine and Oregon later this year, saying projects in those regions could one day power a total of 6 million homes.The proposed sales…

Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

Talos Energy Makes Leadership Team Changes

Apr 26, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has made organizational updates aimed at supporting its business growth and strategic priorities, following the recently closed QuarterNorth Energy acquisition.Sergio Maiworm, who joined Talos in 2018, was…

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