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Drilling Contract Terminated for Sunken Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Sep 17, 2021

Malaysian offshore drilling contractor Velesto has confirmed that the $8 million contract with ConocoPhillips for its Naga 7 jack-up rig that sank off Malaysia in May is now officially terminated.Naga 7 sank on May 3, while gearing up to start drilling for ConocoPhillips off Malaysia. The incident happened after one of the rig’s legs penetrated into the soil formation while jacking up at Salam-3 well off the coast of Sarawak…

Investors Managing $10 Trillion Set Tough Climate Blueprint for Big Oil

Sep 17, 2021

Investors managing more than $10 trillion on Wednesday published an ambitious blueprint for energy companies seeking to tackle climate change, including sharp cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and a winding down of oil and gas production.The…

Malaysia's Kimanis Oil Exports Hit by Issue at Shell Offshore Field

Sep 16, 2021

Exports of Malaysia's flagship crude oil Kimanis will fall in October and November after a production issue at an offshore oilfield operated by Royal Dutch Shell, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.Petroleum Brunei, one of the stakeholders…

Saudi Aramco, McDermott Sign MoU for Use of SAFIRA Yard

Sep 15, 2021

Saudi Arabia's national oil company Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding with energy industry construction and installation firm McDermott to explore the use of McDermott's SAFIRA fabrication yard for construction services for Saudi Aramco's upstream and downstream projects…

Chevron to Triple Low-carbon Investments

Sep 14, 2021

U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp on Tuesday pledged to triple to $10 billion its investments in low-carbon fuel and projects through 2028 amid pressure to boost clean-energy markets.Oil producers globally have stepped up plans to transition to a less carbon intensive production…

Iranian Tanker Seen in Syria Discharging Gasoil for Lebanon

Sep 14, 2021

TankerTrackers.com has visual confirmation that an Iranian tanker is discharging gasoil in Syria's Baniyas port which is destined for neighboring Lebanon, the online oil shipment tracking service said on Tuesday.'Unable to deliver directly by sea to Lebanon due to sanctions…

Japan to Open Bidding for Akita Area Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 14, 2021

Japan's industry ministry will open bidding for an area off Akita, northern Japan, for the development of an offshore wind farm while designating four 'promising areas' and identifying 10 as potentially suitable for development, it said in a statement…

Ampelmann First to Deploy Motion-Compensated Gangway in China's Offshore Wind Sector

Sep 14, 2021

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract offshore China, to provide the A-type gangway to Guangdong Safety New Energy for the offshore wind works off Guangdong province. Ampelmann said it was able to secure this…

Siemens Gamesa Opens Offshore Wind Nacelle Assembly Plant in Taiwan

Sep 14, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its new offshore facility in Taichung, Taiwan, the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. The facility will now be starting regular operations…

BP's Renewables Boss Sanyal Quits

Sep 14, 2021

BP's head of low carbon and natural gas Dev Sanyal will leave the energy company at the end of the year, BP said on Tuesday, an unexpected departure at a time when BP seeks to rapidly grow its renewables business and shift away from oil.Sanyal…

BHP Handing Smaller than Expected $3.9B Clean-up tab to Woodside in Oil Merger

Sep 14, 2021

BHP Group will transfer a smaller-than-expected $3.9 billion in oil and gas decommissioning liabilities to Woodside when it merges its petroleum business with the independent Australian gas producer.Woodside's shares jumped 6.5% after the figure was disclosed in BHP's annual report on Tuesday…

Sinopec in Its First LNG Bunkering Op in Weihai, China

Sep 13, 2021

China's Sinopec Corp announced on Monday it has completed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation in Weihai, a major seaport in the eastern Shandong province.The bunkering, or marine refueling, operation transferred 250 tonnes of LNG by truck to a China Merchant Shipping vessel…

Mooring Solutions Firm Acquires New Facility, Plans Floating Wind Shift

Sep 10, 2021

Mooring solutions company Mooreast Asia has acquired an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity.The company said the move was part of its plan to shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating wind farms…

BW Offshore In Barossa FPSO Equity JV Partnership

Sep 10, 2021

FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore on Friday announced a partnership with international global infrastructure investors for the equity financing of the FPSO for Santos' Barossa gas field offshore Australia.Earlier this year Santos and BW Offshore…

Santos, Oil Search Agree to Merge Despite PNG Scrutiny

Sep 10, 2021

Santos sealed an agreement to buy Oil Search to create a global top 20 oil and gas company, the companies said on Friday, even as the Papua New Guinea government raised concerns that a takeover could harm national interests.The deal will make…

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Drilling Contract Terminated for Sunken Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Drilling Contract Terminated for Sunken Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Investors Managing $10 Trillion Set Tough Climate Blueprint for Big Oil

Investors Managing $10 Trillion Set Tough Climate Blueprint for Big Oil

Malaysia's Kimanis Oil Exports Hit by Issue at Shell Offshore Field

Malaysia's Kimanis Oil Exports Hit by Issue at Shell Offshore Field

Saudi Aramco, McDermott Sign MoU for Use of SAFIRA Yard

Saudi Aramco, McDermott Sign MoU for Use of SAFIRA Yard

Chevron to Triple Low-carbon Investments

Chevron to Triple Low-carbon Investments

Iranian Tanker Seen in Syria Discharging Gasoil for Lebanon

Iranian Tanker Seen in Syria Discharging Gasoil for Lebanon

Japan to Open Bidding for Akita Area Offshore Wind Farm

Japan to Open Bidding for Akita Area Offshore Wind Farm

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