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Sapura Ônix Heads to Atlanta Field to Install Subsea Equipment

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The specialized vessel Sapura Ônix is on its way to Atlanta Field in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, where it will carry out the installation of subsea equipment to support the oil production, targeted for August 2024.Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta said the Sapura Ônix vessel is en route to install multiphase pumps (MPPs), umbilicals for power and data transmission, and production risers, connecting the wells’ subsea infrastructure to FPSO Atlanta…

Anchoring Ops for FPSO Atlanta Start Offshore Brazil

May 16, 2024

Oil and gas company Enauta has started anchoring operations for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Atlanta in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.As planned, the FPSO Atlanta arrived at Atlanta Field in Santos Basin on May 11…

Petronas Makes Oil and Gas Discovery Offshore Suriname

May 16, 2024

Petronas Suriname E&P, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s energy company Petronas, has made a third hydrocarbon discovery at the Fusaea-1 exploration well in Suriname’s Block 52.The discovery is located about 170 kilometers offshore and 9 kilometers east from Roystonea-1…

Brazil Pushes Out Petrobras CEO, Names Ex-Regulator to Top Job

May 15, 2024

The chief executive of Brazil's Petrobras offered to step down, the state-run oil company said on Tuesday, as the government lined up a former regulator for the role, sending shares sliding as investors braced for political interference.Brazilian…

Black & Veatch Completes Feasibility Study for Colombia’s New LNG Terminal

May 13, 2024

Black & Veatch has completed a feasibility study for the planned Andes Energy Terminal, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal and power plant.The study assessed site suitability, project design requirements, capital and operating costs…

Petrobras to Begin Drilling at Colombia's Uchuva-2 Well This Month

May 09, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras will begin to drill off Colombia's coast at its Uchuva-2 well this month, Chief Exploration and Production Officer Joelson Mendes told journalists during a press-conference in Houston on Tuesday.The promising…

Petrobras Required to Assess Indigenous Impact of Amazon Offshore Drilling

May 09, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras must do a series of studies on the impact on Indigenous groups in the Amazon area of planned offshore drilling nearby in order to analyze the project's viability, according to a federal agency and documents from government agencies…

CMM Secures Funding to Facilitate Construction of Ethanol-Powered PSV Fleet

May 08, 2024

Compagnie Maritime Monegasque (CMM) has secured $94 million in financing from Summit Ridge Capital Partners, which will help the company construct pioneering ethanol-powered fleet of Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) in Brazil.The financing will…

Liza Unity is First FPSO to Earn ABS REMOTE-CON Notation

May 07, 2024

The ABS-classed Liza Unity has received the first REMOTE-CON notation for an floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) from ABS. The notation demonstrates the vessel’s alignment with remote-control functions and signifies that the design…

Sapura Energy Lands $1.8B Petrobras Deal for Six Pipelaying Vessels and Subsea Services

May 07, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy has through its joint venture companies secured $1.8 billion worth of contracts with Brazil’s state-owned energy giant Petrobras for the provision of subsea services and six pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs)…

MODEC Hires Seatrium for Errea Wittu FPSO Topsides Integration

May 06, 2024

Seatrium has secured a topsides integration contract from MODEC's company Offshore Frontier Solutions for the Errea Wittu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.The contract scope of work covers the installation and integration of topside modules onboard the FPSO Errea Wittu…

BW Offshore Concludes Sale of FPSO Polvo

May 03, 2024

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has completed the sale of its laid-up FPSO Polvo to BW Energy.The agreed price was $50 million, for which BW Energy $30 million upon the vessel transfer date, with the remaining $20 million provided as a seller’s credit by BW Offshore…

Exxon to Shut Two Platforms in Guyana for Two Weeks for Pipeline Connection

Apr 30, 2024

Exxon Mobil Corp will shut down two offshore oil production projects in Guyana for two weeks each, between July and August, to connect a natural gas pipeline, the company's country head Alistair Routledge told reporters in Georgetown on Tuesday…

Petrobras Eyes Offshore Wind Pilot in Northeastern Brazil

Apr 30, 2024

Petrobras has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Rio Grande do Norte for studies on the feasibility of implementing an offshore wind pilot project in Brazil’s northeastern state.The value of the investment and the generation capacity will be assessed as the project develops…

DOF Secures $192M from Two Contracts with Petrobras

Apr 30, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured two contracts with Brazil’s state-run oil and gas company Petrobras, worth over $192 million.Petrobras has awarded new long-term charter and service contracts to Norskan Offshore. and DOF Subsea Servicos Brasil…

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