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Oil Auction Winners in Guyana Requested More Info Before Contract Awards

Jan 11, 2024

The winners of an auction for oil exploration blocks off Guyana's coast were given until the end of the month to submit additional information requested by the government before awarding the contracts, the country's vice president said on Thursday…

MODEC Contracts Jumbo Offshore for FPSO Errea Wittu Job

Jan 11, 2024

Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a contract by MODEC for the pre-installation of the mooring spread of the FPSO Errea Wittu, which will be located at Uaru field offshore Guyana.The FPSO Errea Wittu will have the capacity to store 2 million barrels of oil…

CRP Subsea Put to Work at Brazilian Oil Field

Jan 10, 2024

CRP Subsea, an AIS company, has secured a ‘substantial contract’ for the supply of distributed buoyancy modules (DBMs) to a deepwater oil field project in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.CRP Subsea secured was hired by a leading energy technology company…

Valaris Nets Over $1B in Rig Contract Awards and Extensions

Jan 10, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured approximately $1.14 billion in new contracts and contract extensions for its drillships and jack-up rigs across the Americas, Europe and Australia.The $1.14 billion worth contracts were awarded in the last two months of 2023…

Libra Consortium Reaches FID for Mero Field’s Innovative Subsea Tech

Jan 08, 2024

Libra Consortium has taken the final investment decision (FID) to develop an innovative natural gas and CO2 separation and reinjection facility for the Mero 3 project in the Brazilian deep offshore pre-salt.The pilot unit, using a pioneer high pressure subsea separation technology (HISEP)…

Noble and Petronas Agree Rig Swap Offshore Suriname

Jan 05, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation and Malaysian oil company Petronas, through its subsidiary Petronas Suriname E&P, have agreed to rig swap for extended scope offshore Suriname.Based on an existing contract option, Noble and Petronas…

TechnipFMC Bags $1B Contract with Petrobras

Jan 04, 2024

TechnipFMC has been awarded 'major' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (iEPCI) contract by Petrobras to deliver the Mero 3 HISEP project, which uses subsea processing to capture carbon dioxide-rich dense gases and then inject them into the reservoir…

Valaris Lands $519M Drillship Deal for Búzios Oil Field Development

Jan 02, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured a multi-year contract for drillship VALARIS DS-4 with Petrobras offshore Brazil following a competitive bidding process.The a 1,064-day contract is anticipated to start late in the fourth quarter 2024…

Petrobras Inks Deals for Campos Basin Gas Transport System

Jan 02, 2024

Petrobras and Equinor have signed the contracts for the Campos Basin Integrated Natural Gas Flow System (SIE-BC) and access to the Cabiúnas Gas Treatment Unit (UTGCAB).With the signing of these contracts, Equinor will be able to transport natural gas from the Roncador field…

Petrobras Says Sepetiba FPSO Starts Production

Dec 31, 2023

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras' Sepetiba floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit started production on Sunday, the oil giant said in a securities filing.Sepetiba, which has been chartered from SBM and installed at the Mero oilfield in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin…

Venezuela Slams Deployment of British Warship to Guyana

Dec 29, 2023

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday said the deployment of a British warship to waters off the coast of Guyana breaches the 'spirit' of an agreement reached between Venezuelan and Guyanese authorities.Guyana and Venezuela agreed…

EIG to Buy Brazil’s Only FPSO Operator in $390M Deal

Dec 29, 2023

EIG, an institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a Brazilian-based offshore oil and gas solutions provider and the country’s only FPSO operator Ocyan for $390 million…

TGS Wraps Up 410-Day OBN Survey Campaign Offshore Guyana

Dec 28, 2023

Marine seismic data company TGS has completed a series of Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) surveys offshore Guyana, setting a record for the longest deepwater node survey campaign.On December 1, 2023, the final node recovery marked the culmination of…

Equinor Starts Operating First Hybrid PSV in Brazilian Waters

Dec 27, 2023

The first hybrid Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), which uses batteries and diesel for propulsion, has started operating for Equinor in Brazil.With the battery bank installed, the PSV is able to operate with hybrid propulsion, switching between the use of electricity and diesel…

First Output from Venezuela's Dragon Gas Field Expected in Two Years

Dec 25, 2023

A natural gas project to be developed in Venezuelan waters by Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's state firm National Gas Company (NGC) could achieve first output in the next two years if a positive investment decision is made, Trinidad officials said on Friday…

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