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Shell Brings Online U.S. Gulf of Mexico Well, Hess Says

Sep 09, 2022

U.S. oil and gas firm Hess Corp says first oil began flowing last month from a Shell-operated Llano-6 well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a project for which it owns a 50% stake. Hess, best known for its 30% interest in the Exxon Mobil-operated Guyana offshore oil and gas development…

Shell, Petronas Develop Rosmari-Marjoram Gas Fields in Malaysia Using Solar-powered Offshore Platform

Sep 05, 2022

International oil major Shell has, together with Malaysia's Petronas, reached a final investment decision (FID) to develop the Rosmari-Marjoram deepwater sour gas fields, discovered in 2014, offshore Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia.Shell,which is the operator of the project with an 80 percent stake…

Namibia Sees TotalEnergies and Shell Oil Projects Starting Production in 4 years

Sep 02, 2022

Oil discoveries by TotalEnergies and Shell off the coast of Namibia could start production in four years, Namibia Energy Minister Tom Alweendo said at a conference in Dakar on Thursday.Alweendo said Namibia had agreed with the companies that they should start production as fast as possible…

Exxon, Shell, Chevron End Lawsuits Against Nigeria's State-owned Oil Company

Aug 25, 2022

Four major oil companies have agreed to end U.S. lawsuits that together sought to enforce multi-billion dollar arbitration awards against Nigeria's state-owned oil company, after reaching new deepwater oil production sharing agreements.Two federal judges on Aug…

ONGC Inks Deal with ExxonMobil for Deepwater Exploration in India

Aug 19, 2022

Indian oil explorer and producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp said on Wednesday it signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with global petroleum giant ExxonMobil Corp for deepwater exploration in the country's East and West coasts.The two oil explorers…

Petrobras Selling Two Concessions in Potiguar Basin

Aug 16, 2022

Brazil's Petrobras said on Tuesday it has started the process of looking for bidders for a 40% stake in two exploration oil concessions in the Potiguar Basin's deepwaters.Petroleo Brasileiro, as the company is formally known, owns 100% of the…

Nigeria's NNPC Renews Oil Contracts to Produce 10 Bln Barrels

Aug 12, 2022

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd on Friday renewed oil production sharing agreements with international majors and local firms for five deepwater blocks that officials said could produce up to 10 billion barrels over the next 20 years…

High Impact Exploration Sees Rebound

Aug 04, 2022

38 high-impact exploration wells were drilled in the first half of 2022, similar to the same period in 2021 when 39 wells completed, says industry analysts Westwood Global Energy Group. The 38 wells resulted in 13 potentially commercial discoveries at a 34% commercial success rate…

Transocean Lines Up Work for Two of Its Drillships

Aug 02, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean on Monday reported it has secured contracts for two of its ultra-deepwater drillships.The company said its Deepwater Conqueror has been awarded a two-year contract by a major operator for work in the U…

TechnipFMC Wins Contract for Gas to Energy Project in Guyana

Aug 02, 2022

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC announced it has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited for the Gas to Energy Project in Guyana.Subject to final project sanction, TechnipFMC will provide engineering…

Bilfinger Wins Maintenance Deal for Shell‘s Gulf of Mexico Facilities

Aug 01, 2022

Services firm Bilfinger on Monday announced it has been awarded a multimillion dollar annual contract for the routine mechanical maintenance scope for Shell‘s oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM). The industrial services provider…

Odd Job Multiphase Boosting for OneSubsea, Subsea 7

Jul 28, 2022

OneSubsea and its alliance partner, Subsea 7 have won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract on Kosmos Energy's Odd Job field in the US Gulf of Mexico.Through the EPCI contract with Kosmos, OneSubsea, the subsea technologies…

ConocoPhillips Eyes US Gulf of Mexico Exit

Jul 20, 2022

ConocoPhillips is exploring a sale of its stake in the Ursa platform and Princess subsea well in the Gulf of Mexico, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in what would mark its exit from deepwater energy production off the U.S…

Shell Places US Gulf of Mexico Assets Up for Sale

Jul 20, 2022

Shell is exploring a sale of its stakes in two U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas developments which could raise as much as $1.5 billion for the energy major, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.Potential divestments of some aging…

Harbour Energy's Offshore Well in Indonesia Hits 'Material Gas Accumulation'

Jul 11, 2022

Oil and gas company Harbour Energy has completed the drilling of the Timpan-1 exploration well located 150 kilometers offshore Indonesia, encountering 'a material gas accumulation.'The well, in a water depth of 4,245 feet (1293.8 meters). was drilled to a total vertical depth of 13…

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