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Eni's Coral Sul FLNG hull launched

Jan 14, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has launched the hull of its Coral Sul FLNG unit at Samsung's Geoje yard in South Korea.Once completed the FLNG unit will be deployed over Eni's Coral reservoir in Area 4 offshore Mozambique and will be used to…

Total to Drill Deepest Ever Offshore Well Using Maersk Rig

Jan 14, 2020

French oil company Total will drill the deepest offshore well by water depth using the Maersk Voyager drillship owned by Maersk Drilling.The Danish offshore drilling contractor said Tuesday that, based on the conditional letter of award previously announced in the third quarter of 2019…

Liza Unity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

Jan 13, 2020

The Netherlands-based SBM Offshore said the Liza Unity floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull has arrived in Singapore for topsides integration work ahead of planned startup for client ExxonMobil offshore Guyana in 2022…

Batched Drilling Saves Rig Time at Mad Dog 2

Jan 13, 2020

With the Argos semisubmersible due to begin production from BP’s Mad Dog field in late 2021, the drilling team needed to ensure the drilling campaign stayed on schedule.BP did this by dedicating and integrating experienced drilling engineers and geoscientists to plan…

Shell Presses Ahead with Malikai Phase 2

Jan 13, 2020

Oil giant Shell has made a decision to invest in the second phase of its Malikai deepwater development offshore Malaysia.In an announcement on Monday, Shell's Malaysian subsidiary Sabah Shell Petroleum Company, the operator of the Malikai Tension-Leg Platform (TLP) located offshore Sabah…

Subsea 7 Wins 'Very Large' Sangomar Contract

Jan 10, 2020

Offshore installation and construction specialist Subsea 7 has said it has won a 'very large' subsea equipment contract from Woodside for the Sangomar project offshore Senegal.Subsea 7 has won a contract in cooperation with Schlumberger's One…

Noble Energy Hires Maersk Rig for Colombia Drilling

Jan 10, 2020

U.S. oil firm Noble Energy has hired a 7th generation Maersk drillship for its drilling operation in Colombia.Maersk Drilling said Friday that Noble had awarded it a one-well contract for the Maersk Valiant drillship. The contract is set to begin in the third quarter of 2020…

Karoon: Stena Forth Drillship Reaches Peru

Jan 10, 2020

The Stena Forth drillship has arrived in the Port of Callao Lima Peru ahead of drilling the Marina-1 exploration well for Australia's Karoon Energy.The exploration well is located in Peru's Block Z-38 Tumbes Basin, where Karoon is the operator with a 40% net interest…

Woodside Gets OK for Sangomar Field in Senegal

Jan 09, 2020

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside has received the Senegal government exploitation authorization for the Sangomar field development offshore Senegal.Woodside filed the final development plan for the Sangomar oil field early in December 2019…

Gambia Offshore Data Acquisition Gets a Boost

Jan 08, 2020

Gambia’s petroleum sector objective in the National Development Plan (NDP) of 2018-2021 is shaping up even before the year 2020 gains momentum after Australian firm FAR Ltd announced a key offshore data acquisition project in the West African country…

Transocean Nabs New Deals and Extensions for 8 Rigs

Jan 08, 2020

Offshore drilling giant Transocean has managed to secure new contracts and extensions for eight offshore drilling rigs since its last rig fleet status report issued in October 2019.'Since its last Fleet Status Report issued in October 2019, the company has secured an additional $352…

Premier Oil Charters Valaris Drillship for Brazil Drilling

Jan 08, 2020

UK oil and gas player Premier Oil has chartered a Valaris drillship for its Brazilian operations.In its operational update on Tuesday, Premier Oil said it had chartered the Valaris DS-9 drillship. The rig, formerly known as Ensco DS-9, is of the Samsung 12000 design and was delivered in 2015…

Neptune Gets Nod for Norwegian Sea Wildcat

Jan 08, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has obtained permission to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.The well 6507/8-10 S - the Grind prospect - is located in the production license 889, seven kilometers east of the Heidrun field. Neptune operates the offshore permit with a 60% stake…

Carapa Wildcat Disappoints in Guyana

Jan 02, 2020

Shares of Tullow Oil dropped by nearly a fifth on Thursday as the oil producer's update on the commercial viability of its new well offshore Guyana disappointed investors.Tullow said the Carapa well in the Kanuku offshore block contains oil…

Petronas Buys Stakes in Two Campos Fields

Dec 30, 2019

Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced it has acquired stakes in two deepwater fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.Petronas said on Sunday its subsidiary Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda. (PPBL) completed its acquisition…

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