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Equinor Dumps Great Australian Bight Oil Drilling

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegian company Equinor has become the third major fossil fuel producer to abandon plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, after years of work. Previously, BP and Chevron canceled their drilling plans in the area, in 2016, and 2017 respectively.Equinor will not go ahead with the $200 million project, after sustained pressure from environmental activists.Equinor has informed the Australian…

Yinson: Abigail-Joseph FPSO Sets Sail for Nigeria. First Oil in May

Feb 28, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has informed that its FPSO Abigail-Joseph has set sail from Singapore to Nigeria, where it will be deployed at First E&P offshore oil fields.The FPSO, previously named Allan, has recently been upgraded by Keppel in Singapore…

Oil Prices Drop To Lowest In a Year

Feb 27, 2020

Oil prices fell over 2% on Thursday, plunging for a fifth day to their lowest since January 2019 as a rise in new coronavirus cases outside China fuelled fears of a pandemic that could slow the global economy and dent demand for crude.Brent crude was down $1…

Coronavirus Delays Three Indonesian LNG Cargoes to China

Feb 27, 2020

Shipments of three liquefied natural gas cargoes from Indonesia's Tangguh LNG Plant to Fujian province in China have been delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak, Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas said on ThursdayThe cargoes…

Iran to Boost Gas Output Capacity with New Offshore Platform

Feb 26, 2020

Iran will be able to produce more than 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas per day once the final platform is installed at the South Pars offshore field, its oil minister was quoted as saying on Monday by the official IRIB news agency.South Pars…

Lebanon Set to Spud Its First Offshore Well

Feb 26, 2020

Lebanon's much-delayed search for offshore oil and gas is set to begin on Thursday with the results from its first exploratory well expected in the next two months, the chairman of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) said on Wednesday…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

Petronas Posts Lower Profit, Warns of Market Volatility

Feb 26, 2020

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit slumped 71%, hurt by impairment costs and lower prices of major products.Petronas said profit after tax for the October-December period fell to 4.1 billion ringgit ($968…

CNOOC, ASCO Extend North Sea Relationship

Feb 26, 2020

The Chinese oil company CNOOC has, via its European subsidiary, extended a contract for logistics management with ASCO. Under the five-year extension worth over 100 million pounds, ASCO will continue supporting CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited's North Sea assets…

Charlie-1 looms as potential company maker for 88 Energy

Feb 25, 2020

Alaskan focused oil and gas group, 88 Energy Ltd (ASX:88E) provided a further update on Monday regarding the progress of the group’s Charlie-1 appraisal well on the North Slope of Alaska.With the rig mobilised and drilling to start this weekend…

Dyna-Mac Bags FPSO Topside Work

Feb 25, 2020

Singapore-based oil and gas fabrication company Dyna-Mac has secured an in-principle from undisclosed clients to build FPSO topside modules.Dyna-Mac said Tuesday the fabrication contracts (in-principle) were awarded from both its repeat customer…

Schlumberger to Create 200 Jobs in New Saudi Facility

Feb 25, 2020

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has announced the opening of a manufacturing center in King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) in Saudi Arabia.The company said that center will manufacture well completions technologies including liner hangers and…

Marine Jet Power Adds NZ Agent

Feb 25, 2020

Waterjet propulsion systems manufacturer Marine Jet Power (MJP) said it has appointed Firstbreak Ltd as an official sales and service agent, based in Christchurch, New Zealand.Under the terms of the new agreement, Firstbreak Ltd will offer MJP customers in-region support…

China Boosts Fuel Exports as Coronavirus Hits Local Demand

Feb 25, 2020

China has ramped up fuel exports to compensate for losses to domestic demand as it grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, having not been able to prevent a surplus in the world's second-largest oil consumer with cutbacks in its refining output…

OPEC+ to Take 'Responsible Approach to Coronavirus'

Feb 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Tuesday he was confident that OPEC and its partner oil-producing nations, the so-called OPEC+ group, would respond responsibly to the spread of the coronavirus. He also said Saudi Arabia and Russia would continue to engage regarding oil policy…

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