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800bln Undiscovered Barrels of Oil and Gas Exist Globally

May 08, 2019

Total greenfield project sanctioning, summed up to the present day, only accounts for 40% of estimated volumes of offshore projects ever being sanctioned, said Rystad Energy, the  energy research and consultancy headquartered in Norway.'Likewise…

65,000 Wells will be Drilled in 2019

Apr 30, 2019

Rystad Energy forecasts that the number of onshore and offshore oil and gas wells drilled globally will increase to around 65,000 in 2019.Activity levels are then projected to remain around this level through 2023, the energy research and business intelligence company said…

DEME, Equinor Pact for Hywind Tampen Study

Apr 29, 2019

Dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME has signed an agreement with Norwegian energy company Equinor to study floating concrete substructures for the groundbreaking Hywind Tampen floating wind farm.The scope of the front-end…

NPD Report on High North Offshore

Apr 03, 2019

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), Norwegian government agency responsible for the regulation of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf, has presented a report on petroleum activity in the High North at the Barents Sea conference…

E&P Sector Hits Record Free Cash Flow

Apr 03, 2019

The world’s publicly listed oil and gas companies are bringing in cash at the best rate ever witnessed even though oil prices have only partially recovered from the huge drop suffered in 2014 and 2015.According to a report by Rystad Energy, energy research and business intelligence company…

Xodus on Cost Cutting in North Sea Decom

Apr 02, 2019

Xodus Group has carried out  a concept study and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) project  which determined that a North Sea operator will save up to $77.5 million (£59 million) by adopting a Not Normally Attended (NNA) status ahead of decommissioning the field…

SCF Redelivers Survey Vessel to Polarcus

Mar 26, 2019

The offshore geophysical company Polarcus  is getting a seismic vessel back early after Russian shipping player Sovcomflot (SCF) exercised an early redelivery option.A press release from the marine geophysical company operating a fleet of seismic…

Oman: Gas Production to Surpass Oil by 2023

Mar 06, 2019

Oman’s gas production levels are set to surpass oil by 2023 thanks to an impressive surge in the development of gas fields in the sultanate, according to Rystad Energy, the independent energy research and consulting firm headquartered in Norway…

Offshore Wind Capacity to Exceed 100GW by 2030

Feb 25, 2019

The offshore wind power industry continues to grow at a steady pace - over 69 GW of new offshore wind capacity is expected to be installed between 2018 and 2027, exceeding 100 GW of operating capacity by 2030.According to a new report from Navigant Research…

Oil and Gas Projects to Triple in 2019

Feb 24, 2019

A surge in final investment decisions (FIDs) this year on new petroleum projects worldwide could see sanctioned volumes of oil and gas – excluding shale and tight oil and gas prospects – nearly triple compared to last year’s tally.The collective…

Offshore Pipeline Market to Grow 6.5%

Feb 19, 2019

The offshore pipeline market is expected to grow from $11.5 billion in 2018 to $15.8 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.54%, from 2018 to 2023.Increasing demand for safe, economical, and reliable connectivity expected to drive the overall offshore pipeline market…

Venezuela’s Oil Production Could Fall to Half

Feb 12, 2019

Struggling Venezuela already is producing oil at a multi-decade low, but the socialist nation's crude output could fall another 50 percent by 2020, according to a new report.After producing 2.4 million barrels a day as recently as 2015, Venezuela already is down to 1…

European Offshore Wind Capacity up 18%

Feb 07, 2019

Europe installed 2.6 GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, according to statistics released by the European Wind Energy Association, WindEurope. That translates to a 18% increase in Europe’s offshore wind capacity.According to WindEurope…

Deepwater Oil Output to Reach 10 mb/d in 2019

Feb 01, 2019

Global deepwater oil production was expected to grow 700,000 barrels  per day (b/d) this year to hit a record high of more than 10 million b/d.Norwegian research group Rystad Energy said that it 'expects global deepwater production to reach record high level and surpass 10 million bb/d…

Sea Breeze Study May Aid US Wind Farm Developers

Jan 27, 2019

A team of researchers at Rutgers University has used new forecasting methods to predict offshore sea breeze patterns on the Jersey Shore — data that could be useful for companies hoping to build wind farms off Atlantic City.'The proposed, multimillion…

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