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QatarEnergy Picks TotalEnergies as First Partner in 'Largest LNG Project in History'

Jun 13, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has selected France's TotalEnergies as its first international partner in the North Field East (NFE) expansion project, dubbed 'the single largest project in the history of the LNG industry.'The announcement on Sunday came at the conclusion of a competitive process that started in 2019 to select QatarEnergy’s international partners in the NFE project…

Shelf Drilling to Buy Aban Offshore's Jack-up Rig for $30M

Jun 18, 2022

Jack-up drilling rig specialist Shelf Drilling has agreed to buy the Deep Driller 7 jack-up drilling rig from the Indian offshore drilling company Aban Offshore. Shelf Drilling will pay $30 million for the 2008-built jack-up drilling unit. The rig is of Baker Marine Pacific Class 375 design…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Selects Exxon, Total, Shell, Conoco for mega-LNG Expansion - Sources

Jun 08, 2022

Qatar has picked ExxonMobil Corp, TotalEnergies, Shell, and ConocoPhillips, as partners in the expansion of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The North Field expansion will boost Qatar's LNG output by 64% by 2027…

Brent Climbs Above $120/bbl after Saudi Arabia Hikes Crude Prices

Jun 06, 2022

Oil futures jumped on Monday, with Brent rising above $120 a barrel after Saudi Arabia hiked prices for its crude sales in July, signaling tight supply even after OPEC+ agreed to accelerate output increases over the next two months.Brent crude was up 91 cents…

Ruya Project in Qatar: McDermott Wins One of Its Largest Ever Offshore FEED Deals

Jun 02, 2022

McDermott International has won a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by the Qatari North Oil Company (NOC) for the Ruya Development, previously referred to as Al-Shaheen Phase 3-Batch 1, located offshore Qatar. 'This award is one the…

Sapura Energy Sells Pipelayer to UAE-firm for $71.5M

May 31, 2022

Malaysian company Sapura Energy has agreed to sell its pipe-laying and crane vessel Sapura 3000 for $71.5 million to Safeen Feeder Company – Sole Proprietorship LLC, a company in the Abu Dhabi Ports Group of Companies.'The proposed asset disposal exercise is part of the Group’s reset plan…

Oil Plus Wins Produced Water Projects Off Qatar

May 27, 2022

UK-based oilfield solutions company Oil Plus has said it has secured two produced water-related projects in Qatar worth $450,000 in total. Oil Plus will deliver a Pre-FEED oil and water analysis for Qatar Energy, and a water injection study…

ADNOC, BP and Masdar in Hydrogen and Technology Partnership

May 24, 2022

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), oil major BP, and Abu Dhabi future energy company Masdar have joined forces to develop clean hydrogen and technology hubs.Announcing their new-energy partnerships, ADNOC said the H2Teesside low-carbon…

Keppel O&M Secures Three-year Bareboat Charters for Jack-up Rig Duo

May 24, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured bareboat charters for two KFELS B Class rigs to be deployed in the Middle East.The shallow-water drilling rigs will go on a charter with an unnamed drilling firm in the Middle East. Keppel said the charterer was  'an established drilling company…

Iran, Oman Eye Joint Development of Hengam Offshore Oil Field

May 23, 2022

Iran and Oman have agreed to form a committee to jointly develop the Hengam oil field, which straddles both countries' sea border, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported its oil minister Javad Owji as saying on Monday.In 2005, both countries…

ADNOC Taps McDermott for Fujairah LNG Plant FEED

May 18, 2022

Engineering and construction firm McDermott said Thursday it had secured a contract by ADNOC to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the new Fujairah Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility. Located approximately 155 miles (250 km) from Abu Dhabi…

Bahrain State Oil Company to Appoint Financial Adviser, CEO Says

May 17, 2022

Bahrain's state oil firm nogaholding is in final talks to appoint a strategy consultant and financial adviser, its chief executive said on Monday, as the indebted country seeks to capitalize on high energy prices and sell or lease out assets…

Saudi Arabia Set for Oil Output Capacity Above 13 mln bpd by 2027

May 16, 2022

Saudi Arabia is on track to lift oil production capacity by more than 1 million barrels per day to over 13 million barrels bpd by the end of 2026 or start of 2027, the energy minister said on Monday.Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman told an energy…

Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services Equips Fleet with Fueltrax Fuel Management System

May 03, 2022

Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services (RVOS) has chosen to outfit its entire fleet of vessels with the Fueltrax Electronic Fuel Management System (EFMS) to ensure accurate fuel usage transparency and emissions tracking.RVOS, a JV between Rawabi Holding…

QatarEnergy Awards Major EPC Deal for North Field Expansion Project

Apr 28, 2022

QatarEnergy has awarded a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the North Field Expansion Project, which it says marks the final major milestone to deliver the project which will boost Qatar’s LNG production capacity to 110 million tons per annum (MTPA)…

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