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Guyana Delays Closely-watched Oil Blocks Auction to July

Apr 13, 2023

Guyana's closely watched auction of 14 offshore oil blocks faces a delay with the South American country pushing back the deadline for oil explorers to submit bids to mid-July.The three-month delay is in response to industry feedback and the…

Wärtsilä to Provide 24/7 Crew for Power Modules on FPSO in Brazil

Apr 12, 2023

Finland-based marine equipment and technology provider Wärtsilä said Wednesday it would operate the power modules onboard an FPSO vessel in Brazil on behalf of the owner 3R Petroleum. The vessel operates in the Papa Terra oilfield offshore Brazil…

GE to Deliver "Heart" for Two Petrobras FPSOs

Apr 11, 2023

GE Power Conversion said Tuesday it had recently secured a contract with Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard to supply and deliver two electrical modules for the Petrobras P-80 and P-83 FPSOs.'The integrated electrical module to be provided by GE…

Gallery: Third FPSO Arrives in Guyana's Stabroek Block

Apr 11, 2023

Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore on Tuesday announced the arrival of the FPSO Prosperity at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.The FPSO traveled just over 11,000 nautical miles – or just over 20,000 kilometers - from Singapore to Guyana in just under 50 days…

BW Energy Achieves First Oil at Hibiscus/Ruche Development off Gabon

Apr 10, 2023

BW Energy on Monday announced it has achieved first oil from the Hibiscus / Ruche Phase 1 development in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon.'Production performance from the first well has been in line with expectations and is currently stabilized at approximately 6…

FPSO En Route to Develop Ivory Coast's Largest Offshore Field

Apr 07, 2023

Italian oil firm Eni, with its partner PetroCi, on Thursday celebrated the sail away of the FPSO Firenze to the giant Baleine oil and gas field offshore Ivory Coast.The FPSO Firenze, which sailed away from Dubai, will allow the production start-up of the Baleine field…

Petrobras Starts Process to Charter Two FPSOs for Sergipe Deepwater Project

Apr 04, 2023

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has started the contracting process for the chartering of two floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the Sergipe Deepwater Project (SEAP), in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, about 100 km off the coast…

SBM Offshore Secures $1.63B Financing for Brazil's 'Largest' Oil Producing Unit

Apr 03, 2023

Dutch FPSO leasing firm SBM Offshore has signed the project financing of FPSO Almirante Tamandaré for a total of  $1.63 billion.The Dutch company in July 2021 signed contracts with Brazil's Petrobras for the 26.25 years lease and operation of FPSO Almirante Tamandaré…

KBR Gets LoI for Work on Topsides of Equinor's Bay du Nord FPSO in Canada

Apr 03, 2023

KBR has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) from Equinor Canada for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of the topside facilities of the new Bay Du Nord FPSO to be located offshore Newfoundland, CanadaThe agreement also includes an option…

BW Offshore Secures Contract Extension for Ivory Coast FPSO to Discuss Sale Option

Apr 03, 2023

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore said Friday it had signed a short-term extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien.The FPSO is operating on the Espoir field offshore the Ivory Coast for CNR International.The short…

Short-term Extension for Abo FPSO in Nigeria

Mar 31, 2023

BW Offshore has signed a short-term extension for Abo FPSO with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of ENI S.p.A.In January 2023, the contract for Abo FPSO, used for production from the Abo field offshore Nigeria, was extended until the end of March 2023…

Karoon Brings Another Production Well Online at Patola field, Offshore Brazil

Mar 31, 2023

Australian oil company Karoon said this week that it had brought on stream the PAT-1 well at its Patola field, offshore Brazil.The PAT-1 is the second of two new production wells drilled into the Patola field in the BM-S-40 production license in Brazil…

Trendsetter Engineering to Deliver Subsea Hardware for LLOG's Gulf of Mexico Project

Mar 30, 2023

Trendsetter Engineering, a privately owned oil and gas service company based in Houston, said it had won a 'significant' contract to provide subsea hardware for LLOG Exploration Offshore's Leon and Castile subsea developments in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico…

Samsung Heavy Industries Taps GTT for Tank Design of New FLNG Unit

Mar 28, 2023

French engineering firm GTT said Tuesday it had received an order from its South Korea-based shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) unit. According to GTT, Samsung is building the FLNG for 'an Asian company…

VIDEO: Hull of Giant Guyana-bound FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Mar 24, 2023

Dutch FPSO leasing company SBM Offshore said Friday that the China-built hull of the FPSO ONE Guyana had entered drydock at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore.   One Guyana is one of SBM Offshore's largest-ever FPSO Units and is being built for deployment…

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