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Boskalis Serves MMHE with Arbitration Notice, Seeking $12M for Bokor Project Delays

Apr 09, 2021

Dutch offshore services contractor Boskalis has served the Malaysian offshore construction firm Malaysia Marine Heavy Engineering (MMHE) with an arbitration notice over alleged cost overruns related to the Bokor platform project, in Malaysia…

Emperor Energy Buys Judith Field Seismic Data. Gets More Time to Find Drilling Partner

Apr 09, 2021

Australian oil and gas company  Emperor Energy has acquired from CGG a license to recently acquired 3D seismic data covering its Judith gas field located within the Vic/P47 Permit in the offshore Gippsland Basin, Victoria, Australia.According to Emperor Energy…

China: CNOOC Searching for Three Missing After Fire on Offshore Platform Doused

Apr 09, 2021

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd has put out a fire at a production platform in Bohai Bay and is focusing its efforts on searching for three people who went missing, the firm said on Friday.In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange…

Velesto Secures 7-well Drilling Deal with Shell in Malaysia

Apr 08, 2021

Oil major Shell has awarded an offshore drilling contract to Malaysian drilling company Velesto, for operations offshore Malaysia.Velesto will, for Shell's subsidiaries Sabah Shell Petroleum (based in Miri, Malaysia) and Sarawk Shell (in Kota Kinabalu…

Australia: Santos Looking to Sell Down Stake in Dorado Offshore Oil Project

Apr 08, 2021

Australian gas producer Santos has hired Goldman Sachs to sell a 20%-30% stake in its Dorado oil project and Bedout exploration portfolio offshore western Australia, according to a sales document seen by Reuters and confirmed by the group.Dorado…

In Break with Rivals, Oxy CEO Says Carbon Tax Would be 'Bad'

Apr 07, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp Chief Executive Vicki Hollub said on Tuesday she opposes a carbon tax, an idea that has gained the backing of large rival oil companies and some trade groups.'A carbon tax would be bad for a lot of the industry, a carbon…

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

Apr 07, 2021

U.S. oil and gas major Chevron has signed a deal with Japan's Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Chevron’s global LNG portfolio to Japan's Hokkaido area.Under the agreement, Chevron will supply Hokkaido…

Shell Books Maersk Drillship for Four Wells Offshore Malaysia

Apr 07, 2021

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with Shell Malaysia for drillship Maersk Viking.Under the contract, the 7th generation drillship will drill four development wells at the Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Malaysia. The contract is expected to start in December 2021…

OPEC+ Bets Crude Oil Demand will Recover as Fast as Output Returns

Apr 06, 2021

The move by the OPEC+ group of oil exporters to ease their output restrictions from May onwards is effectively a bet that the current soft demand for crude will improve at the same pace as production returns.If history is a guide, it will be extremely difficult to get that balance correct…

Report: Delek in Talks to Sell Stake in Tamar Offshore Gas Field for $1.1B

Apr 06, 2021

Israel’s Delek Drilling is in talks to sell its stake in the offshore natural gas field for up to $1.1 billion, financial news website Calcalist reported on Monday.Delek owns a 22% stake in Tamar, one of Israel’s main energy sources, which it…

Masirah Oil Wraps Drilling Campaign Off Oman

Apr 06, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil, a subsidiary of Rex International, has said it has completed its program near the Yumna Field, in the Arabian Sea, offshore Oman. The campaign included two development wells and three exploration wells.The first prospect…

BP Expects to Reach $35B Net Debt Target in 1Q

Apr 06, 2021

BP expects to reach its $35 billion net debt target in the first quarter of 2021, the energy group said on Tuesday, following earlier-than-expected proceeds from disposals and a 'very strong' quarter.The company, which had a debt pile of $39 billion at the end of 2020…

Oil Falls Below $64 on Rising Iran, OPEC+ Production

Apr 05, 2021

Oil fell to below $64 a barrel on Monday as rising supply from OPEC+ and higher Iranian output countered signs of a strong economic rebound in the United States and expectations of a wider demand recovery in 2021.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies…

Sangomar FPSO Construction Starts in China

Apr 05, 2021

The conversion of a VLCC into an FPSO bound for Woodside's Sangomar project in Senegal has recently kicked off in China, the Australian oil firm said in a recent report.The 323 meters-long very large crude carrier (VLCC) Astipal in February arrived in China…

Total Won't Stop Gas Production in Myanmar. Says Abandoning Offshore Field Would Hurt Workers, Cities

Apr 05, 2021

French oil and gas group Total said it would not stop producing gas on its Yadana fields in Myanmar as long as operations remained safe, in part to protect employees there who might otherwise risk repercussions from the military junta.Total…

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Boskalis Serves MMHE with Arbitration Notice, Seeking $12M for Bokor Project Delays

Boskalis Serves MMHE with Arbitration Notice, Seeking $12M for Bokor Project Delays

Emperor Energy Buys Judith Field Seismic Data. Gets More Time to Find Drilling Partner

Emperor Energy Buys Judith Field Seismic Data. Gets More Time to Find Drilling Partner

China: CNOOC Searching for Three Missing After Fire on Offshore Platform Doused

China: CNOOC Searching for Three Missing After Fire on Offshore Platform Doused

Velesto Secures 7-well Drilling Deal with Shell in Malaysia

Velesto Secures 7-well Drilling Deal with Shell in Malaysia

Australia: Santos Looking to Sell Down Stake in Dorado Offshore Oil Project

Australia: Santos Looking to Sell Down Stake in Dorado Offshore Oil Project

In Break with Rivals, Oxy CEO Says Carbon Tax Would be 'Bad'

In Break with Rivals, Oxy CEO Says Carbon Tax Would be 'Bad'

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

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