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Petrobras Puts Its Tartaruga Field Stake Up For Sale Again

Apr 11, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has restarted the sale process of its stake in the Tartaruga field, located in shallow waters of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, State of Sergipe, Brazil.The oil firm had in August 2020 launched the binding phase for the sale of its entire stake in the Tartaruga field…

Santos Spuds Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started drilling at the Apus-1 well offshore W. Australia, using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig.The rig recently moved to the Apus-1 well site from the Pavo-1 well where Santos, and its partner Carnarvon…

Borr Drilling Adds 6.9 Years to Contract Backlog as Five Jack-Up Rigs Secure Deals

Apr 04, 2022

Shallow water drilling company Borr Drilling has won new contracts and extensions for five of its premium jack-up drilling rigs. 'These awards increase the company's backlog by approximately 2,530 days [around 6.9 years], excluding optional periods…

After Pavo Success, Santos Gearing Up to Start Drilling at Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has mobilized the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to the Apus-1 well location offshore W. Australia, with the drilling operations set to start within a week.The rig recently completed drilling the successful Pavo-1 well…

Santos Wraps Pavo-1 Drilling, Offshore Australia

Mar 25, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has completed drilling operations on the Pavo-1 well, drilled in the WA-438-P exploration permit, offshore W. Australia, where the company earlier this week announced a significant oil discovery.According to Carnarvon Energy…

BHP Files Plan for Closure of Griffin Gas Export Pipeline Off Australia

Mar 25, 2022

BHP Petroleum has submitted an environment plan for the 'safe and sustainable' closure of the Griffin Gas Export Pipeline, offshore W. Australia.The  Griffin Gas Export Pipeline is located within Pipeline Licence WA-3-PL, in Commonwealth waters…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

Elgood Online: IOG Starts Gas Production from Another Saturn Banks Field

Mar 16, 2022

UK-North Sea-focused oil and gas firm IOG on Wednesday confirmed first gas production from the Elgood field, part of Phase 1 of its Saturn Banks Project. 'Following the confirmation of first gas at Blythe on Monday, the company yesterday also brought Elgood into production…

Maersk Drilling Bags 150-Day Deal for Maersk Resolve Jack-up Rig

Mar 16, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract that could employ its Maersk Resolve jack-up drilling rig with an undisclosed client in the UK sector of the North Sea for the majority of 2022.The contract is expected to start in April 2022…

KCA Deutag to Help Equinor Cut Emissions, Energy Consumption at Cat J Jack-up Rigs

Mar 15, 2022

Oil and gas drilling and engineering firm KCA Deutag has secured a contract with Equinor to carry out an energy optimization project for two CAT J jack-up drilling rigs, the Askeladd and Askepott, in the Norwegian section of the North Sea. The project…

First Gas Flows from IOG's Saturn Banks Project in UK North Sea

Mar 14, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company IOG said Monday that first gas has started flowing from Phase 1 of its Saturn Banks Project, with the start-up of production from the Blythe field on Sunday. Phase 1 covers the production from Blythe…

Petronas Carigali Awards Offshore Drilling Contract to Velesto

Mar 11, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali, a subsidiary of Petronas, has awarded a two-year contract to Velesto Energy's subsidiary Velesto Drilling for the provision of jack-up drilling rigs.The contract, which covers a suite of Velesto's NAGA jack-up rigs…

Despite Rumors, Seplat on Track to Buy Exxon's Offshore Fields in Nigeria, Chairman Says

Mar 09, 2022

Nigeria's Seplat Energy is on track to buy Exxon Mobil's offshore shallow water business in the country for $1.28 billion, Seplat's chairman told Reuters on the sidelines of the CERAweek energy conference by S&P Global.The comments come amid…

Exxon Sues U.S. Over Taxes Related to Offshore Gas Project in Qatar

Mar 07, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp filed a suit against the U.S. seeking a partial refund of $2.1 billion in taxes and penalties tied to a Middle East gas project in Qatar, according to a filing on Friday in U.S. district court in Dallas.Exxon and QatarEnergy…

Lukoil Wraps Buy of 50% Stake in Shallow Water Area 4 Offshore Mexico

Feb 25, 2022

Russian oil company Lukoil said Friday it had completed the acquisition of the 50% operator interest in the Area 4 project in Mexico through the acquisition of the operator's holding company. The proposed acquisition was first announced in July 2021…

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