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SWS Delivers Newbuild Jack-Up Rig to Northern Offshore

May 08, 2020

China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding has this month delivered the newbuild jack-up Energy Edge to its owner Northern Offshore.The delivery of the CJ-50 design jack-up drilling unit took place in Shanghai on May 2.According to previous reports…

Virus Lockdowns Pummel Global Gas Demand, Force LNG Output Cuts

May 07, 2020

Lockdowns to slow the coronavirus pandemic are pummelling gas demand in the world's biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), pushing Asia's spot prices to record lows and forcing some suppliers to start cutting output. Economies worldwide…

Neptune Gets Nod for Dugong Drilling with Deepsea Yantai Rig

May 06, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has received regulatory approval to use the Deepsea Yantai rig for exploration drilling in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway said Wednesday it had granted Neptune the consent…

Sapura OMV Taps Alam Maritim for Subsea Services

May 05, 2020

Malaysia's offshore vessel provider Alam Maritim has won a contract with Sapura OMV Upstream.Alam Maritim said Monday that the contract awarded by the oil and gas company was for the provision of underwater services.The value of the contract is around RM6…

PTTEP: Two New Oil Finds Offshore Mexico

May 04, 2020

Thai energy company PTT Exploration and Production Pcl said on Monday its joint venture had made two deep-water oil discoveries in the Salina Basin, offshore Mexico.The Mexican subsidiary of PTTEP, Thailand's largest oil and gas producer, and…

KrisEnergy Secures Loan for Offshore Project in Cambodia

May 01, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has said it has secured a loan for the development of a gas field offshore Cambodia.The company on April 30, 2020, entered into a credit facility agreement with Kepinvest Singapore Pte. Ltd. as a lender for a loan of up to $87 million…

Inpex Gets Nod for Further Subsea Installation Works at Ichthys

Apr 29, 2020

Australian offshore safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved Inpex's application to install Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (URF) infrastructure as part of the next stage of the development of the Ichthys gas and condensate field offshore W. Australia…

Polarcus Wins Survey Work in Asia Pacific

Apr 29, 2020

Oslo-listed marine seismic services company Polarcus has signed a contract for a survey in the Asia Pacific region.Polarcus said Wednesday that it had received a deal for an XArray marine seismic acquisition project, without disclosing the identity of the client nor the financial details…

Diamond Offshore Sues Beach Energy for Terminating Drilling Contract

Apr 27, 2020

Bankrupt Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc has sued Australian oil and gas producer Beach Energy Ltd for abruptly terminating a $65 million drilling contract.Beach Energy ended the agreement, claiming Diamond Offshore missed a 'contractual milestone to deliver the rig'…

Malaysia Calls for Peaceful End to South China Sea Standoff

Apr 23, 2020

Malaysia called on Thursday for disputes over the South China Sea to be resolved by peaceful means, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels that a U.S. think tank said had been going on for months.U.S. and Australian warships arrived…

Jadestone Delays Stag, Montara Drilling

Apr 22, 2020

After recently delaying projects in Vietnam, London-listed oil company Jadestone Energy has decided to postpone infill drilling programs at its Stag and Montara offshore fields in Australia, in a move to reduce cash spending due to the oil price rout…

TGS Wraps Russian Far East Offshore Data Work

Apr 21, 2020

Norwegian multi-client offshore seismic data firm TGS has completed the reprocessing of a 21,631-square kilometer regional 2D seismic survey offshore Sakhalin Island, in the Russian Sea of Okhotsk.TGS, a provider of offshore data to exploration & production (E&P) companies…

Two U.S. Warships in South China Sea Amid China-Malaysia Standoff

Apr 21, 2020

Two U.S. warships are operating in the South China Sea, the Navy said on Tuesday, with three regional security sources saying they were near an area of a standoff between China and Malaysia.The Haiyang Dizhi 8, a Chinese government research ship…

Beach Energy Ends Diamond Offshore Drilling Rig Deal Citing Late Arrival Date

Apr 20, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has terminated the contract for Diamond Offshore's Ocean Onyx semi-submersible drilling rig, citing delays in the rig's arrival.The rig was to be used by Beach Energy at the Victorian Otway Basin, however…

U.S. Tells China to Stop 'Bullying Behavior' in South China Sea

Apr 20, 2020

The United States called on China on Saturday to stop 'bullying behavior' in the South China Sea and said it was concerned by reports of Beijing's 'provocative actions' aimed at offshore oil and gas developments in the disputed waters.Three…

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