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BP Wins Two Offshore Exploration Blocks in Indonesia

Mar 21, 2022

British oil major BP has won two offshore exploration blocks in Indonesia, as part of the Indonesian government's second round of the 2021 Oil and Gas Working Area (WK) Bid Round. The blocks in question are Agung l and Agung ll oil and gas exploration blocks…

Japan to Speed Up Offshore Wind Efforts in Wake of Ukraine Crisis

Mar 18, 2022

Japan will accelerate its efforts to develop offshore wind power projects, its industry minister said on Friday.Officials in the resource-poor Japan are concerned Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing surge in oil prices could hit economic growth…

Petronas Wins Bid for Oil and Gas Block in Indonesia

Mar 18, 2022

Petronas' subsidiary PC Ketapang II has won the North Ketapang block, located onshore and offshore East Java, Indonesia, during the second round of the Indonesia Petroleum Bid Round 2021.The result was announced by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources…

Mitsubishi Confident Japan Offshore Wind Will be Profitable

Mar 17, 2022

Japan's Mitsubishi Corp is confident that the three offshore wind farms it won last year in auctions will be profitable despite the low feed-in tariff prices it bid, the head of its energy solutions unit said on Thursday.The Japanese government on Dec…

Marco Polo Marine, Seatech Solutions Move to Develop Offshore Wind Service Vessels

Mar 16, 2022

Singapore-based offshore shipping, shipbuilding, and ship maintenance company Marco Polo Marine has partnered up with green tech ship design company Seatech Solutions International to co-develop two new specialized offshore wind service, operation…

TotalEnergies Confirms It Will Exit Myanmar, Cede Yadana Offshore Field Stake to PTTEP for Free in July

Mar 16, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies on Wednesday confirmed it would officially exit Myanmar oil and gas business in July, after the company first announced its plans to leave the country over worsening humanitarian conditions after last year's military coup…

Thai PTTEP to Take Over Myanmar Offshore Gas Field Ops After TotalEnergies' Exit

Mar 15, 2022

Thai oil and gas giant PTT Exploration and Production Pcl said on Monday it would take over operations of the Yadana gas field in Myanmar from July following the exit of France's TotalEnergies.Oil majors Chevron and TotalEnergies in January…

Empyrean Gets Rig Slot on NH9 Semi-sub to Drill 'World-class' Jade Prospect

Mar 14, 2022

Empyrean said Friday it had secured a rig slot for the use of the COSL NH9 semi-submersible drilling for the drilling of Empyrean's Jade offshore well offshore China. Empyrean has described the Jade prospect  as 'one of the most exciting wells to be drilled globally in 2022…

BW Offshore Sells FPSO Umuroa for Scrap

Mar 14, 2022

After it last month said it would recycle its FPSO BW Cidade de São Vicente, FPSO owner BW Offshore has now agreed to sell another FPSO for scrap, this time the FPSO Umuroa.The company said Monday it had signed an agreement to recycle the FPSO…

Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Buy Into 800MW Floating Wind Project in Japan

Mar 14, 2022

Aker Offshore Wind and Mainstream Renewable Power have closed the transaction which will see them take an initial 50 percent ownership stake in Progression Energy's 800 MW floating offshore wind project in Japan.The news comes after the two…

Petronas Carigali Awards Offshore Drilling Contract to Velesto

Mar 11, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali, a subsidiary of Petronas, has awarded a two-year contract to Velesto Energy's subsidiary Velesto Drilling for the provision of jack-up drilling rigs.The contract, which covers a suite of Velesto's NAGA jack-up rigs…

VARD Delivers Asia's First Newbuild Service Operation Vessel

Mar 11, 2022

Asia-first newbuild Service Operation Vessel for the offshore wind industry was delivered earlier this week at the VARD Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. The Taiwan-flagged SOV has been built for owner Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Mitsui O…

Malaysia: Kimanis Oil Exports to Fall in May on Field Maintenance

Mar 11, 2022

Exports of Malaysia's flagship Kimanis crude oil are set to fall to six cargoes in May, down two from April, due to maintenance at oilfields offshore Sabah, a preliminary loading schedule showed on Friday.Shell, the operator of the oilfields that produce Kimanis…

MEO Group Wins Contract to Supply Five Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels

Mar 10, 2022

MEO Group and its local joint venture partner, Uniwise Offshore Ltd, won a three-year contract for five Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels (AHTS) by an E&P company in Thailand. The five vessels -- MEO Monarch 1, MEO Monarch 2, Uniwise Advantage…

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

Mar 09, 2022

U.S.-based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater said Wednesday it had agreed to acquire Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited for around $190 million. Tidewater said the transaction would create…

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