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Johan Castberg FPSO Turret Mooring System Complete

Apr 27, 2020

Dutch company SBM Offshore has announced the sailaway of the last two modules for the Turret Mooring System built for Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO which will, once completed, be deployed in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The modules will…

Angola Says Producer Cuts Insufficient, More Action Needed

Apr 24, 2020

Angola sees an oil production curb by OPEC, its allies and other top producers as insufficient to balance global markets, state news agency ANGOP quoted resources and petroleum minister Diamantino Azevedo as saying on Friday.'It is up to everyone to understand that…

Oil Storage Crunch May Affect Guyana Crude Shipments

Apr 24, 2020

Oil shipments from nascent crude producer Guyana's prolific Liza field could be affected by a growing storage glut that has contributed to plunging global crude prices, the country's director of energy said.A consortium led by Exxon Mobil began…

Oil Traders Vie for Guyana Marketing Deal Despite Price Tumble

Apr 21, 2020

Guyana has attracted interest from several oil trading companies for a contract to serve as the marketing agent for the government's share of the country's crude, despite a plunge in global prices, four people familiar with the matter said.Oil…

Shell Restarts U.S. Offshore Platform after Pipeline Leak

Apr 17, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell Plc resumed production at its 100,000-barrel-per-day Perdido deepwater hub in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, ending a days-long halt caused by an onshore pipeline leak.Perdido production would return to its usual capacity by late Wednesday…

Yinson Closes $800M FPSO Refinancing

Apr 16, 2020

Yinson has completed an $800 million refinancing exercise for FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor, with the loan drawn down on April 14.The FPSO firm had announced the refinancing deal for the FPSO located in Ghana back in November 2019. The company at…

IKM Testing in Long-Term Barents Sea FPSO Work Award

Apr 16, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded IKM Testing a long-term contract for work at Johan Castberg FPSO destined for deployment in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The scope of work for IKM Testing covers N2/He Leakage testing & PSV calibration and supplementary work related to testing such as…

Santos to Sell Barossa Stake to JERA

Apr 16, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to sell a 12.5% interest in Barossa offshore development in Australia to JERA. The Final Investment Decision for the project, though, has been delayed due to the economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and low oil prices…

Hurricane Energy 'Very Pleased' with Lancaster EPS Output

Apr 15, 2020

The UK-focused oil firm Hurricane Energy has said it is very pleased with the performance of its Lancaster Early Production System offshore the UK.Hurricane started up its Lancaster field west of Scotland's Shetland Islands in May 2019, via the Aoka Mizu FPSO…

Energean FPSO Hull Reaches Singapore. Yard Closed Due To COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean has said that the hull of its Energean Power FPSO has reached Singapore.The China-built hull is expected to be fitted with the topside modules built in Singapore at the Sembcorp Yard, before setting sail to the Karish offshore field in Israel…

ONGC to Extend Armada Sterling FPSO Contract

Apr 15, 2020

Indian oil and gas company ONGC plans to extend the contract for the Armada Sterling FPSO, owned by a joint venture between Bumi Armada and Shapoorji Pallonji Oil and Gas Private Limited.Bumi Armada said Wednesday that its JV company had recently received notification from ONGC…

Chestnut Field Resumes Operations After Virus-related Stop

Apr 14, 2020

The Hummingbird floating production vessel linked to the 9,000 barrel per day Chestnut oilfield in the British North Sea has resumed operations after a 10-day shut-down due to the impact of coronavirus on its workforce, its operator said on Tuesday…

Shell Wins $340M+ in Gumusut Kakap Arbitration

Apr 13, 2020

Shell's Malaysian subsidiary Sabah Shell Petroleum Company has been awarded more than $340 million in an arbitration related to the Gumusut Kakap floating production platform offshore Malaysia.Back in late 2012, Shell signed a contract for construction and lease of the Gumusut Kakap FPS with GKL…

BW Offshore's FPSO Stuck in New Zealand

Apr 10, 2020

FPSO-leasing company BW Offshore has been unable to remove the Umuroa FPSO from the Tui field in New Zealand following the contract termination, client liquidation, and the country's court and environment regulator intervention.The company was…

Petrobras Idles Six Platforms in Campos Basin Due to Coronavirus

Apr 09, 2020

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said in a letter to the workers union on Thursday that it will idle six oil and gas platforms in five fields of the Campos basin due to the coronavirus epidemic.The company said the idling…

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