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Guyana Seeking Oil Buyers

Dec 16, 2019

Guyana has invited companies interested in purchasing the first three deliveries of the government's share of the country's looming oil production to present bids this week, the government said in a statement on Sunday.The government will later…

Deepwater Investments to Grow +5% in 2020

Dec 15, 2019

Though overall global upstream investments in 2020 will decrease by around 4%, deepwater will be the only segment expected to grow above 5% next year, spelling a boom for the industry, said a report.Rystad Energy is forecasting that overall…

GoM: Total Begins Two Deepwater Projects

Dec 12, 2019

Total S.A announced the final investment decision (FID) to develop the Anchor oil field located in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM), off the coast of Louisiana.Additionally, front-end engineering and design (FEED) has begun for the North Platte discovery in the deepwater GoM…

OneSubsea to Supply 20K SPS for Chevron's Anchor

Dec 12, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger announced Thursday that its subsea arm has received a contract from Chevron to provide an integrated subsea production and multiphase boosting system for the deepwater Anchor field in the US Gulf of Mexico…

W&T Takes Over as Magnolia Operator

Dec 12, 2019

W&T Offshore announced it has acquired a 75% working interest in and operatorship of the Magnolia field in the central region of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico from ConocoPhillips for $20 million. The oil-weighted producing property, located in Garden Banks blocks 783 and 784…

Comment: Equinor’s New E&P El Dorado

Dec 12, 2019

It’s been quite a month for Equinor — new stakes in European wind; new Gulf of Mexico deepwater acreage; new frame contracts for major suppliers plus an endorsement from the International Energy Agency for its energy mix.Not bad — oh, and an…

Chevron Hits Go on Anchor

Dec 12, 2019

US supermajor Chevron announced Thursday it will move ahead with the high-profile Anchor project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, targeting first oil production in 2024.The $5.7 billion deepwater project is the first ultra-high pressure development to reach a final investment decision (FID)…

Talos Scoops Up US Gulf Assets

Dec 11, 2019

US-based Talos Energy announced it has spent $640 million to acquire a portfolio of producing assets, exploration prospects and acreage in the US Gulf of Mexico.The exploration and production company announced on Tuesday that it has signed definitive…

Petrobras Formally Approves AFGlobal ACD

Dec 09, 2019

AFGlobal announced on Monday that its Active Control Device (ACD) has been approved by Petrobras for use on its wells in Brazil. This approval follows rigorous testing review at the AFGlobal’s Advanced Technology Center in Houston, the company said…

US Gulf: Infrastructure-led Exploration

Dec 08, 2019

2019 has seen greenfield prospects in the US Gulf of Mexico return to the forefront of upstream planning. Chevron is pursuing the 20,000 psi Anchor project while Shell intends to replicate the Vito semi-sub to develop its Whale discovery. Meanwhile…

Fugro Completes Deepwater AUV Survey for BSP

Dec 06, 2019

Fugro reports it has completed the first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP).The survey was performed in August in water depths of 600 m using the Fugro Equator, a dedicated geophysical survey vessel…

Oil Companies Swap Stakes in Mexico

Dec 05, 2019

With Mexico's government insisting that energy companies increase oil and gas output before it auctions off more of the country's vast reserves or offers more partnerships with state-run Pemex, firms ranging from foreign majors to local players are scrambling to buy and sell blocks they already own…

Semco Maritime to Upgrade Odfjell Rig

Dec 04, 2019

Odfjell Drilling and Semco Maritime signed a contract for preparation and modification of Deepsea Stavanger rig prior to its start of a nine-month drilling campaign for Total in the harsh waters outside South Africa.The semi-submersible rig…

OMV Petrom Ready to Develop Black Sea Gas Field

Dec 02, 2019

Romania's OMV Petrom is ready to press on with a multibillion euro investment in the giant Black Sea gas project it holds with ExxonMobil once Bucharest's new government lifts regulatory barriers to doing so, it said on Monday.A final investment…

Petrobras Trims 2020 Production Target

Nov 28, 2019

Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Thursday trimmed its oil and gas production outlook for next year, weighing on its shares despite more ambitious long-term output forecasts in its new five-year strategic plan.Petrobras, as the state-run firm is known…

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