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Multi-pronged Brazil Effort Paying off for Norwegians

Jul 08, 2019

After painstakingly plying Petrobras for years, Norway’s offshore supplier-contractors and their halo of sub-suppliers are again earning big Brazilian orders en masse, as the BRIC country’s untapped reserves compel the national oil company to buy — and borrow — Norwegian…

NOV to Supply STP for MJ FPSO

Jul 03, 2019

APL, a business unit within NOV's Completion & Production Solutions segment, has secured the contract from South Korean builder Samsung Heavy Industries to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for a newbuild floating production…

Mauritania: Change after Chinguetti

Jul 02, 2019

Mauritania is back, it seems, as Africa’s newest oil province, just 13 years after a sudden production drop at its first offshore oilfield, Chinguetti, precipitated the authorities ire over contracts and a rash of oil company departures.Now…

BP Finds More Gas at Greater Tortue Ahmeyim

Jul 01, 2019

A new well in the BP-operated Greater Tortue development area has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir offshore Mauritania and Senegal, project partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.The Greater…

TechnipFMC Wins MJ1 Subsea Contract

Jul 01, 2019

TechnipFMC announced on Monday it has been awarded 'significant' subsea contracts from India's Reliance Industries to build and install flexible risers, rigid and flexible flowlines and umbilicals for the the MJ1 field located offshore India in the deepwater Krishna Godavari basin…

Curlew FPSO Arrives in Dundee for Cleaning Ahead of Scrapping

Jun 25, 2019

Shell's Curlew floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) arrived in Dundee, Scotland on Saturday for cleaning and waste disposal in preparation for full decommissioning.The work will be undertaken in the Port of Dundee by Augean North Sea Services (ANSS)…

Shell Sees More FLNG Opportunities

Jun 19, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell sees more opportunities for floating liquefied natural gas projects, but not necessarily like its $17 billion Prelude operation off Australia, which shipped its first cargo last week, over two years behind schedule.Shell Australia…

Hurricane Sells First Cargo from Lancaster

Jun 18, 2019

UK based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy said it has sold its first cargo lifted from the Aoka Mizu floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) at its Lancaster field offshore Scotland.The cargo was marketed by BP Oil International…

West Africa Offshore Outlook

Jun 17, 2019

The outlook for West Africa’s offshore oil and gas market remains positive despite some hiccups hinged on delay by some countries in the region to align their hydrocarbon regulations to prevailing market trends and the intensifying global competition…

Worley, Enaval Form Brazil Brownfield JV

Jun 12, 2019

Australian-based engineering firm Worley said it has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Brazilian services company Enaval.The new joint venture, Worley Enaval (WE) Integrated Solutions, combines Worley’s global engineering and brownfield…

Libra Partners Launch Mero Phase 2

Jun 11, 2019

Project partners have taken final investment decision (FID) for the second phase of the Mero project in the deepwater Libra block of the pre-salt Santos Basin offshore Brazil, operator Petróleo Brasileiro announced on Tuesday.The Brazilian state-controlled oil company…

Angola Could Reap from New Policy Regime

Jun 06, 2019

Angola, sub-Saharan Africa’s second largest oil producer after Nigeria, is optimistic the new fiscal and regulatory regime now in place would translate into a reversal of the country’s declining oil output and attract more private investment…

Hurricane Achieves First Oil at Lancaster

Jun 05, 2019

Hurricane Energy has announced first oil at its Lancaster field off Scotland, the first such success for so-called fractured basement reservoirs in Britain and a major milestone for the company within its guided schedule.Hurricane specializes…

Eni Makes Fifth Oil Find Offshore Angola

Jun 04, 2019

Italian oil and gas company Eni has made the fifth oil discovery in one year in Block 15/06, through the Agidigbo-1 NFW well in Angola's deep offshore.It follows the discoveries of Kalimba, Afoxé, Agogo and Ndungu. The five discoveries altogether are estimated to contain up to 1…

Banff FPSO Contract Extended

May 23, 2019

Teekay said it has entered into an agreement with Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) to extend the employment of the Petrojarl Banff FPSO unit on the Banff field in the UK North Sea for a period of one year to the end of August 2020.According to Teekay…

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