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Oil Producers Will Fight for Market Share as Consumption Growth Slows

Jul 07, 2020

Petroleum consumption growth has been slowing for decades and the industry shows increasing signs of maturity, which will have profound implications for the business strategies of oil-producing companies and countries.Slower growth will intensify intra-company and intra-company competition for market share putting downward pressure on prices, revenues, investment and employment over the next two decades…

Xodus Names U.S. Renewables VP to Target Offshore Wind Market

Jul 09, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed a US renewables vice president to head up a new office in Boston. The company said the move was in support of its plans to grow its offshore wind services across North America.Alexander Thillerup joins Xodus from Aegir Wind Solutions…

Fugro Adds Two More Vessels for U.S. Offshore Wind Site Survey

Jul 09, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has mobilized two additional vessels off the coast of New Jersey to support its ongoing site characterization work for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind.Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Shell and EDF working to develop a 183…

Congressman Pallone: Atlantic Offshore Drilling Ban in Appropriations Bill

Jul 08, 2020

U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., the representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district, announced that the House Democrats’ appropriations bill for the fiscal year 2021 would ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. In May,…

Seacor Marine Completes Seacosco Acquisition

Jul 07, 2020

The U.S.-based offshore support vessel company Seacor Marine has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent stake in Seacosco from affiliates of China's Cosco Shipping Group.Seacor Marine will consolidate the operating results of…

Byron Installs Gulf of Mexico Platform

Jul 06, 2020

Byron Energy has completed the installation of the SM71 G platform in the Gulf of Mexico.The company said Monday that the installation of jacket and decks comprising the platform had been completed. 'The Triton Hedron derrick barge has de-mobilized…

LLOG Charters Transocean Rig for Shenandoah Drilling

Jul 03, 2020

U.S. oil company LLOG has chartered a Transocean drilling rig for the drilling of wells at the Shenandoah project in the Gulf of Mexico.The news was announced on Thursday by Navitas, LLOG's partner in the project (PDF in Hebrew), who said the contract was for four development wells…

Borr Drilling Regains NYSE Listing Compliance

Jul 03, 2020

Jack-up drilling rig specialist Borr Drilling has regained compliance with the continued listing standard on the New York Stock Exchange, avoiding delisting risk.Borr Drilling said in May it had been informed by the NYSE that the company was…

BP Wraps Sale of Alaska Business

Jul 02, 2020

BP Plc said it completed the sale of its Prudhoe Bay oil and gas producing properties to closely-held Hilcorp Energy, ending 60 years as a top Alaskan oil producer.BP and other oil majors have reduced their production roles in the northernmost U…

ConocoPhillips Deploys 'Low-code' Tech to Boost Bottom Line

Jun 30, 2020

ConocoPhillips has deployed a low-code platform called Mendix to cut costs and increase efficiency, making it the first major oil and gas producer to use such technology across the company, Mendix said in a statement on Tuesday.Mendix, owned by German technology firm Siemens…

Alaska Greenlights BP's Sale of Oil Leases to Hilcorp

Jun 30, 2020

Alaskan officials on Monday approved BP Plc's sale of its oil and gas leases in the state to closely held Hilcorp Energy Co. as part of a previously announced $5.6 billion deal.BP last year agreed to sell its Alaskan properties, including interests…

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Installs Wind LiDAR in New Jersey

Jun 30, 2020

A wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) instrument has been installed alongside the causeway leading to Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Tuckerton, New Jersey.The fully autonomous sensor platform, owned and operated by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind…

Gulf of Mexico: LLOG Sanctions Taggart Development

Jun 29, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator LLOG has sanctioned the development of its Taggart discovery. The discovery will be developed via tieback to the Williams-owned Devils Tower Spar in Mississippi Canyon 773.The Taggart discovery is located on Mississippi Canyon Block 816 in approximately 5…

ION Geophysical, PGS in 2D Data Team-Up

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore seismic data companies ION Geophysical and PGS have agreed to collaborate globally on 2D exploration data.  'Both companies have modern, high-quality multi-client data libraries that together cover all the significant hydrocarbon provinces around the world…

Ocean Power Technologies Launches Hybrid PowerBuoy

Jun 26, 2020

Ocean Power Technologies, an ocean energy technology developer, has expanded its offering with the latest product called the hybrid PowerBuoy.The hybrid PowerBuoy is a buoy that offers remote power for subsea and topside applications, data communications…

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