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BP to Sell Petrochemicals Business to Ineos for $5B

Jun 29, 2020

British oil major BP will sell its global petrochemicals business to Ineos for $5 billion, a transaction delivering BP's divestments target a year earlier than originally scheduled.Brian Gilvary, BP’s chief financial officer, said: “With today’s…

CNOOC Makes 'Significant' Discovery Offshore China

Jun 29, 2020

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has said it has made a significant discovery of Huizhou 26-6 in the Eastern South China Sea.CNOOC on Monday said the discovery was expected to become the first mid-to-large sized condensate oil and gas field in the shallow water area of Pearl River Mouth Basin…

India to End Federal Control of Gas prices, Lift LNG transport Use

Jun 26, 2020

India will gradually end federal controls on gas pricing as it seeks to attract foreign investment and technology to lift local output, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.India, which is a large emitter of greenhouse gases and has multiple gas pricing regimes…

Asian LNG Prices Steady on Ample Supply despite U.S. Cargo Cancellations

Jun 26, 2020

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices remained steady this week on a continued stream of spot supply even though traders continued to cancel cargoes loading from the United States due to poor economics. The average LNG price for August…

OWC Sets Up Office in S. Korea

Jun 26, 2020

OWC, formerly known as Offshore Wind Consultants, has set up an office in South Korea, a country with ambitious offshore wind plans. 'We continue our expansion into key emerging markets such as South Korea. We believe a local presence is central…

New Zealand Refiner to Shrink. May Turn into Fuel Import Terminal

Jun 25, 2020

Refining NZ said on Thursday it is considering shutting New Zealand's only oil refinery and turning it into a fuel import terminal in the long run, but first will reduce its operations to cut costs and breakeven into 2021.Refining NZ's Marsden…

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Jun 25, 2020

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is the first DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan…

Japan Opens Bidding for Goto Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 24, 2020

Japan's industry ministry on Wednesday launched a bidding process to select an operator for the 21 megawatt (MW) Goto offshore wind power project in Nagasaki, southern Japan, marking its first auction under a new law to promote the sector.The…

Cortez Subsea Nets 5-Year Subsea Inspection Contract with Repsol in Malaysia

Jun 24, 2020

Subsea services firm Cortez Subsea has won a contract with Repsol to provide a subsea inspection management system (SIMS) offshore Malaysia.The UK-based company said the five-year contract was worth a six-figure sum. Cortez Subsea will deliver…

China's Jutal Nets Offshore Wind, FPSO Orders Worth $283M

Jun 23, 2020

China's Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited has said it has won orders to build components for an offshore wind farm and an FPSO, for unnamed clients.Jutal said in a statement that the contracts were awarded to Zhuhai Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited…

Uzma to Deliver Water Injection Module for Petronas' Offshore Platform

Jun 23, 2020

Malaysian energy services company Uzma has won a contract to deliver a portable water injection module for Petronas Sepat offshore platform in Malaysia.Under the contract, Uzma will be responsible for the design, engineering, procurement, fabrication…

Buyers of U.S. LNG to Cancel 40-45 Cargoes

Jun 23, 2020

Buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are expected to cancel 40 to 45 cargoes for August loading from the United States due to a slow recovery in Asian gas demand and record-high European gas stocks, market sources said on Monday.The exact number…

DSME Delivers Excelerate's 10th FSRU

Jun 23, 2020

South Korean shipbuilding firm Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has earlier this month delivered a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to Excelerate Energy.The FSRU, named the Excelerate Sequoia, is Excelerate Energy's tenth FSRU vessel…

Petronas in Talks to Settle Tax Dispute with Sarawak State

Jun 23, 2020

Malaysian national oil company Petronas is in talks to finalize a deal with an energy rich province to settle a dispute over the payment of sales tax, a lawyer for the company said on Tuesday.Petronas had been fighting Sarawak state's demand…

Keppel Starts Arbitration Against Awilco Drilling

Jun 23, 2020

Keppel Corporation has launched arbitration proceedings against offshore drilling company Awilco Drilling over the latter's recent move to terminate a semi-submersible rig construction contract worth about $425 million.Awilco earlier in June…

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