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Arctic Norway Terminal Plans Revived

Apr 10, 2018

Oil firms operating two oilfields and several oil discoveries in the Barents Sea off Norway are looking at a possibility to build an onshore oil terminal, Norway's oil minister said on Tuesday. 'I'm optimistic. I think it's important that…

Fugro Returns to Hollandse Kust Wind Farm

Apr 03, 2018

Fugro is set to commence a site characterization program at the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm zone. Carried out under a further contract for the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy…

Norway Labour Unions Threaten Strike by 35,000 Workers

Apr 03, 2018

Almost 35,000 private-sector workers organised by Norway's largest labour unions plan to go on strike from April 8 unless a deal is found over wages, pensions and other compensation, the unions said on Tuesday. The first wave of a strike…

Brazil Seeks to Auction 2 Santos Blocks

Mar 29, 2018

Brazilian oil Secretary Marcio Felix said on Thursday the ministry will seek to auction two choice oil blocks located in the offshore Santos basin in a June pre-salt auction. The two blocks were eliminated from Thursday's auction by a surprise court decision on Wednesday…

Sapura JV Secures Block 30 in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 29, 2018

Sapura Exploration & Production (Sapura E&P), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (“the Group”, formerly known as SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad), together with its joint venture partners DEA Deutsche Erdoel Mexico and Premier Oil have been awarded Block 30 in Sureste Basin…

Innogy Takes Stake in 600MW Dublin Array Project

Mar 26, 2018

German Innogy on Monday said it was working with Ireland's Saorgus Energy to develop a 600 megawatt Dublin Array offshore wind project, adding it had taken an equal share in the asset. 'I am delighted that we have secured our involvement in a second Irish project…

Vietnam Scraps South China Sea Oil Drilling Project

Mar 23, 2018

Vietnam's state oil firm PetroVietnam has ordered Spanish energy firm Repsol to suspend its 'Red Emperor' project off the country's southeastern coast following pressure from China, the BBC reported on Friday. It would be the second time…

Record-size US Offshore Oil Lease Sale Draws Modest Bidding

Mar 21, 2018

Oil and gas drillers bid modestly on Gulf of Mexico acreage in the largest lease sale in American history on Wednesday, dealing a setback to the Trump administration's efforts to rapidly pump up investment in the region. The Interior Department had offered up a record 77 million acres (31…

GustoMSC Evolves Chela the "Smart" Crane

Mar 20, 2018

Nearly two years ago GustoMSC introduced a smart crane for lifting and wireline operations under the drilling cantilever. Two years later, following industry feedback and further development, the equipment has evolved into Chela, named after the Greek word for a crab’s claw…

McDermott to Bid for Asia Offshore Oil, Gas Contracts

Mar 20, 2018

U.S. engineering and construction company McDermott International plans to bid for $5 billion in contracts in the next few months in Asia Pacific as the region's offshore oil and gas sector recovers, company executives said on Tuesday. The…

Eni Raises Dividend, Production Targets

Mar 16, 2018

Italian oil and gas group Eni raised its dividend on Friday and held out the promise of a share buyback as it ramped up production and cash flow targets. In its 2018-2021 plan, the major said it would pay a dividend this year of 0.83 euros per share compared to 0…

Statoil to Rebrand as Equinor

Mar 15, 2018

Rebranding would cost up to $32.5 mln but firm plans to ramp up renewables investment.  Norway's Statoil plans to change its name to Equinor, reflecting its commitment to become a broad energy company rather than one focused only on oil…

More Exploration off Norway Needed to Maintain Output -Petoro

Mar 14, 2018

Oil companies must explore for more offshore oil and gas reserves if Norway is to maintain energy production at its current level, state-owned oil firm Petoro said on Wednesday. Petoro holds stakes in several oil and gas firms off Norway…

US States Slow Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion Plan

Mar 12, 2018

The Trump administration's plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference from oil companies that have turned their focus to other opportunities. The administration hopes encouraging U…

MISC Berhad Names FSO Benchamas 2

Mar 12, 2018

MISC Berhad held the naming and delivery ceremony of its new Floating, Storage & Offloading (FSO) facility for Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Limited (COTL), the FSO Benchamas 2. The project marks MISC’s maiden foray into Thailand’s offshore oil…

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