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Guyana's First-Ever Oil Cargo Sets Sail

Jan 21, 2020

A vessel carrying Guyana's first-ever shipment of crude set sail on Monday bound for the U.S. Gulf Coast, oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said, marking the tiny South American nation's long-awaited debut as an oil exporter.The Suezmax vessel Yannis P…

Global Demand Lifts Schlumberger Profits

Jan 17, 2020

Schlumberger NV reported a 9.4% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Friday, as buoyant demand in international markets helped the world's largest oilfield services provider make up for lower drilling activity in North America.Net income fell to $333 million…

TechnipFMC Affirms Company Split Timeline

Jan 17, 2020

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has reaffirmed its planned split into two separate companies is „well on track“ for completion in the first half of 2020. TechnipFMC, formed in 2017 via a merger between France's Technip and U.S. FMC Technologies…

Oilfield Services Giants Start Year with Asset Sales

Jan 17, 2020

Schlumberger, Halliburton Co, and Baker Hughes Co have kicked off the new year by putting units up for sale, as the three largest names in oilfield services seek to reshape their businesses and adjust to falling demand.Oilfield service providers…

Oil Slips on Doubts About U.S.-China Deal, OPEC Outlook

Jan 15, 2020

Oil prices slipped on Wednesday on concerns that the U.S./China Phase 1 trade deal may not provide much of a demand boost because the United States intends to keep tariffs on Chinese goods until a second phase deal. Prices were also under pressure…

Semco-Bladt JV To Build Substation For Mayflower Wind

Jan 15, 2020

Mayflower Wind Energy has hired a Semco-Bladt joint venture to build and deliver a substation for the Mayflower Wind project offshore Nantucket, Massachusetts.Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have formed a joint venture for the design and construction of the 1…

Oil Prices Rise Ahead Of Trade Deal, Likely Stock Draw

Jan 14, 2020

Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday as investors focused on the signing of a preliminary trade deal between the United States and China, the world's top oil consumers, and on expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventories.However, price gains were capped by receding Middle East tensions…

Zama a Giant Plus for Mexico

Jan 13, 2020

At 670 million barrels of recoverable oil, Mexico’s Zama field would be a nation-building giant in any prolific oil-bearing basin.That reserves estimate — made this week by Netherland, Sewell & Associates for Talos Energy, the Houston-based…

Batched Drilling Saves Rig Time at Mad Dog 2

Jan 13, 2020

With the Argos semisubmersible due to begin production from BP’s Mad Dog field in late 2021, the drilling team needed to ensure the drilling campaign stayed on schedule.BP did this by dedicating and integrating experienced drilling engineers and geoscientists to plan…

Exploration in 2020: The Transition is Yet to Start

Jan 10, 2020

The Energy Transition and Extinction Rebellion may have led the energy news agenda and stimulated reflection in many exploration and production (E&P) boardrooms in 2019, but the impact on exploration drilling is not yet apparent. The global high impact well[1] count in 2019 was 91 wells…

Deep Down to Repair Umbilicals for Two Oil Operators

Jan 10, 2020

Subsea equipment specialist Deep Down has received orders from two independent oil and gas operators for emergency umbilical repairs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and West Africa. The company said Friday that both projects included design, engineering…

Apache Corp To Close San Antonio Office, Cut 272 Jobs

Jan 10, 2020

U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp will close its San Antonio, Texas office overseeing its struggling Alpine High project in the Permian basin and 272 jobs will be affected.The closure follows the October resignation of Steven Keenan, the…

No New Oil Auctions, Mexico's President Says

Jan 09, 2020

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday his government was not contemplating reopening oil and gas auctions this year, ending hopes his left-leaning government will soon spur private investment in the energy sector.'It's not contemplated…

Transocean Nabs New Deals and Extensions for 8 Rigs

Jan 08, 2020

Offshore drilling giant Transocean has managed to secure new contracts and extensions for eight offshore drilling rigs since its last rig fleet status report issued in October 2019.'Since its last Fleet Status Report issued in October 2019, the company has secured an additional $352…

Three Injured in Pemex Platform Fire

Jan 08, 2020

Three people were injured in a fire on a platform run by Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) on Tuesday, the company said, briefly leading to the evacuation of the rig.The fire broke out on the Akal-C6 platform in the Sound of Campeche in the southern Gulf of Mexico…

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