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Vestas Appoints Asia Pacific Regional President

Feb 16, 2021

Wind turbine maker Vestas - which last week announced it would build the world's largest offshore wind turbine - said Monday it had appointed Purvin Patel as Regional President of Asia Pacific, to strengthen its presence and market position in strategic and fast-growing markets in the region…

Market Report: FPSOs ... Charting the Path Ahead

Feb 15, 2021

COVID-19 will continue to skew the floating production systems market for the coming 24 months, while buying power for a large portion of FPSO contracts will be centered in Brazil and Guyana/Suriname. These two areas are expected to account…

Cummins QSK95s: Big Electric Power for Conversion of Ariake to FPSO

Feb 10, 2021

Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels are essential tools in the search for oil  in deeper waters, further from shore-based facilities. Typically, the large FPSO is stationary with a number of wells feeding oil into its holds…

Risky Bet: NOCs Risk Wasting $400B as Energy Transition Accelerates

Feb 09, 2021

State-owned oil companies could squander about $400 billion on investments in the next decade on new oil projects that will struggle to turn a profit as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, a non-governmental organization said on Tuesday…

India's ONGC Extends Drilling Contract for Vantage Explorer Drillship

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling said Wednesday it had received a letter of award with the Indian oil company ONGC for the charter of its ultra-deepwater drillship Platinum Explorer.The rig contract is for two years and will begin once the current three-year contract with ONGC expires…

India Could Give Cairn Offshore Oil Field in Lieu of $1.2B Arbitration award

Feb 01, 2021

The Indian government may give Cairn Energy a surrendered oil field such as the Ratna R-Series [offshore the west coast] in lieu of an arbitration award against the South Asian country, according to a Press Trust of India report in financial daily Mint…

FAR, Woodside Sign Senegal Assets Sale Deal

Jan 20, 2021

Australian oil and gas company FAR has executed the sale agreement with Woodside for its interest in the Senegal RSSD Project to Australia's Woodside.FAR had agreed to sell its Senegal interests, containing the Sangomar development, to India's ONGC Videsh in November 2020…

Asian Gas Prices, LNG Shipping Costs Soar on Freezing Temperatures

Jan 13, 2021

Freezing temperatures across Asia and Europe are driving liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices to record highs and pushing up the cost of shipping the fuel globally as buyers grapple with tight inventories and a shortage of tankers.Demand for super…

India: McDermott Wraps Work on Reliance's Project Offshore India

Jan 11, 2021

Offshore oil and gas services company McDermott recently completed work on an offshore field development project in India, operated by Reliance Industries, and made it ready for start-up.The project, in the Krishna Godavari Basin, located off the east coast of India…

Indian Oil Corp Buys its First Cargo of Iraqi Basra Medium Oil

Jan 06, 2021

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) , the country's top refiner, has loaded its first cargo of Iraq's newly introduced Basra Medium crude grade, according to ship-tracking data from Refinitiv Eikon and a source with knowledge of the matter.IOC loaded the cargo onto Minerva Kalypso…

Cairn Energy Wins $1.2 B Tax Arbitration Case Against Indian Gov't

Dec 23, 2020

Cairn Energy said on Wednesday it had won an international arbitration case against the Indian government over a tax dispute that had spooked investors concerned about retrospective tax claims on companies.The tribunal ruled unanimously that India had breached its obligations to Cairn under the U…

ONGC Taps Shearwater for Offshore Seismic Survey in India

Dec 21, 2020

Offshore seismic data acquisition services company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition contract by ONGC in the Western Offshore India area. The project is scheduled to start in Q1 2021.The four-month campaign covers two areas totaling around 2…

Reliance, BP Start Production from Ultra-Deepwater Gas Field Offshore India

Dec 18, 2020

India's Reliance Industries and the British oil major BP on Friday announced the startup of production from ultra-deepwater gas field R Cluster in block KG D6 off the east coast of India. RIL and BP are developing three deepwater gas projects in block KG D6 – R Cluster…

Solstad on a Roll: Scores Vessel Charters in India, Australia

Dec 17, 2020

Just hours after announcing three contracts for its platform suppliers in the North Sea and Suriname, Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore released a separate statement on Thursday, announcing charters for three construction vessels…

'There is hardly any gas': LNG Price Rally Exacerbates Gas Crunch in Asia

Dec 17, 2020

Surging spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) are exacerbating a gas supply crunch in key fast-growing emerging markets in Asia just as a cold spell in other parts of the region boosts demand for the fuel.Companies from Pakistan to China have canceled a flurry of LNG tenders this week…

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