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Chevron, GEPetrol Sign PSCs for Two Equatorial Guinea’s Offshore Blocks

Jun 24, 2024

Oil major Chevron and Equatorial Guinea’s state-owned oil company GEPetrol have signed two production sharing contracts (PSCs), for offshore blocks EG-06 and EG-11 in Equatorial Guinea, representing a $2 billion investment.Situated in close proximity to producing Block B which houses the Zafiro field, the blocks are considered to be highly-prospective and are poised to play a major part in revitalizing exploration and production offshore Equatorial Guinea…

Petrobras Impacted in Three Oil Fields by Environmental Workers' Strike

Jun 26, 2024

A strike by environmental workers in Brazil is already impacting Petrobras' operations in three offshore oil fields, the state-run firm told Reuters on Wednesday.There have been delays in developing production in the Mero, Buzios and Marlin fields…

New Petrobras CEO Says Oil Prospect is of “National Interest”

May 27, 2024

Petrobras' new chief executive said a basin in Brazil's Equatorial Margin, an environmentally sensitive offshore prospect seen as the country's most promising frontier for oil exploration, was a matter of 'national interest.'Magda Chambriard…

Saipem Scoops $3.7B for Work on TotalEnergies’ Kaminho Field

May 21, 2024

Saipem has been awarded three new contracts by TotalEnergies for the Kaminho project, relating to the development of Cameia and Golfinho oil fields offshore Angola, worth $3.7 billion.The first of the contracts, awarded by TotalEnergies' subsidiary TotalEnergies EP Angola Block 20…

TotalEnergies Makes FID for Kaminho Deepwater Project Offshore Angola

May 21, 2024

TotalEnergies, along with its partners Petronas and Sonangol, has made a Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Kaminho project to develop the Cameia and Golfinho fields offshore Angola.Located 100 km off the coast of Angola in 1,700 m water-depth…

First Oil from Shell's Bonga North Tranche 1 in 2027/2028

May 09, 2024

Oil major Shell expects first oil from its Bonga North Tranche 1 project off the coast of Nigeria in 2027/2028 and 'there are opportunities get that stream on earlier,' a Shell executive said on Thursday.Elohor Aiboni, a managing director at Shell Nigeria…

DNV's New Standard for Hybrid TCPs Set to Improve Deepwater Projects Reliability

May 08, 2024

DNV has released its latest standard, DNV-ST-F207 for hybrid thermoplastic composite flexible pipes (TCPs), which facilitates the integration of innovative technologies like carbon fiber armor into flexible riser designs to enhance efficiency and reliability for deepwater projects…

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…

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)…

Petrobras Q1 Oil Production Up 4.4%

Apr 29, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Monday that its crude oil production during the first quarter rose 4.4% compared to the same period last year.Petrobras pumped 2.24 million barrels per day (bpd) in the period, the firm said in a statement…

Enterprise Products Gets Port License for Gulf of Mexico Oil Terminal

Apr 10, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners said on Tuesday it had received a deepwater port license for its Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT) in the Gulf of Mexico from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation.The project, located near Freeport, Texas…

Argeo Venture to Set Sail to West Africa Under $39M TotalEnergies Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with TotalEnergies for deepwater work offshore West Africa.The work will be carried out by Argeo Venture as part of the contract that will occupy the vessel for the remainder of 2024…

Beacon Concludes Divestment in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Fields

Apr 01, 2024

Texas-based exploration and production company Beacon Offshore Energy has completed the divestment of its non-operated interests in deepwater fields in the Gulf of Mexico.The move is in accordance with a previously executed definitive agreement with GOM 1 Holdings…

MODEC Gets FEED Job for Shell’s Gato do Mato FPSO

Apr 01, 2024

MODEC has secured the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) system for Shell’s Gato do Mato development, offshore Brazil.Gato do Mato FPSO will be moored at a water depth of approximately 2…

LLOG Taps ABL for Marine Warranty Services at Salamanca Project in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 12, 2024

Energy and marine consultancy ABL has been awarded a contract by LLOG Exploration to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the subsea development of the Salamanca project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Salamanca development project…

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