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ExxonMobil Reports Discovery Offshore Guyana

Sep 16, 2019

ExxonMobil has made an oil discovery in the the closely watched Stabroek block offshore Guyana, the supermajor announced on Monday.The discovery in the Tripletail-1 well in the Turbot area adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable…

New Age Sells Stake in Marine XII

Sep 12, 2019

Privately held oil and gas exploration and production company New Age (African Global Energy) Limited has announced the completion of the US$800 million sale of its 25% non-operated interest in the offshore Marine XII permit in Congo (Brazzaville) to LUKOIL Upstream Congo SAU…

Trendsetter Unveils 20K Hydraulic Intervention Connector

Sep 11, 2019

Trendsetter Engineering has been awarded a contract for the design, qualification and delivery of a 20,000 psi (20K) hydraulic intervention connector by HWCG, the Houston-based oil and gas service company announced.HWCG is a consortium of deepwater…

BSEE Accepts PTS Temporary Processing System

Sep 10, 2019

Well testing and water treatment company Production Technology and Services, Inc. (PTS) said US offshore safety regulator Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a letter to HWCG deeming the PTS-supplied temporary processing…

Petrobras Produced 3.0 Mbbpd in August

Sep 03, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA produced 3.0 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) on average in August, according to a securities filing on Tuesday, up 21.6% from the same period a year ago.Petrobras, as the company is known…

Subsea 7 Wins Contract from Total in Brazil

Sep 02, 2019

Subsea 7 announced it has secured a contract from Total E&P do Brasil for the development of the Lapa North East field located approximately 300 kilometers off the coast of the State of São Paulo, at 2,150 meters water depth in the pre-salt Santos Basin…

Weatherford Signs Liner-Hanger Frame Deal with Equinor

Aug 29, 2019

The multinational oil and natural gas service company Weatherford International announced it has signed an $80 million liner-hanger frame agreement with Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor.The four-year deal represents the largest liner-hanger frame agreement ever signed by Weatherford…

CGG Kicks Off Deepwater Survey in Brazil

Aug 27, 2019

Paris-headquartered geosciences company CGG said it has commenced a new, large, long-offset BroadSeis survey located in the Campos and Santos Basins, offshore Brazil.The Nebula 3D survey is supported by industry funding.With an initial focus on Brazil’s 15th License Round blocks…

Tullow, Eco Spud Joe-1 Well in Guyana

Aug 27, 2019

Operator Tullow started drilling a fresh exploration well in Guyana's offshore Orinduik block, partner Eco Atlantic announced on Tuesday.Joe-1 was spud August 25 using the Stena Forth drillship, which previously drilled the recently announced Jethro discovery…

TechnipFMC Tallies Shell PowerNap Award

Aug 22, 2019

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the deepwater PowerNap project, located in the US Gulf of Mexico, the services company announced on Thursday.The award, an integrated…

US Gulf Lease Sale Pulls in $159.4 Million

Aug 21, 2019

A major auction of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday received $159.4 million in high bids, government officials said.Combined with a March auction that drew $244.3 million in high bids, the total was the highest annual bid level since 2015…

Moods 'Upbeat' Heading into GoM Lease Sale -NOIA

Aug 20, 2019

Sentiment in the US offshore oil and gas industry is “generally upbeat” heading into the nation's next Gulf of Mexico lease sale, according to trade group National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA).On Wednesday in New Orleans, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 77…

INTECSEA Wins MJ Field Contract from RIL

Aug 19, 2019

Worley subsidiary INTECSEA has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for the MJ Field deepwater gas and condensate project offshore India.Under the contract, INTECSEA will provide PMC services…

BOEM Okays Shell's Caesar Tonga Sale to Equinor

Aug 19, 2019

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) as approved Equinor and Shell’s transaction announced in May 2019, whereby Equinor exercised its preferential right to acquire 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of $965 million in cash…

Kosmos Hires Maersk Voyager

Aug 16, 2019

Maersk Drilling said its drillship Maersk Voyager has been hired by Kosmos Energy to drill the S-5 exploration well offshore Equatorial Guinea.The contract has been novated to Kosmos from Noble Energy after a one-well option was exercised on the rig’s current contract…

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