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Golar Unit Names New Boss as Former CEO Steps Down Amid Bribery Probe in Brazil

Oct 12, 2020

Golar LNG said on Monday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd, a joint venture between Golar and U.S. private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has appointed Paul Hanrahan as chief executive officer after Eduardo Antonello stepped down, following a corruption investigation in Brazil…

BP Gearing Up to Spud Ironbark-1 Well as Ocean Apex Rig Delivered

Oct 12, 2020

Oil major BP has taken over the Ocean Apex semi-submersible drilling rig in preparation for the spud of the Ironbark-1 well offshore W. Australia. Ironbark is estimated to contain 15tcf of prospective recoverable gas resource.The offshore drilling rig…

BP Brings Online Ghazeer Gas Field in Oman

Oct 12, 2020

BP has started production from its Block 61 Phase 2 Ghazeer gas field, in Oman, 33 months after the development was approved.Ghazeer was initially expected to come into production in 2021. The first phase of development of Block 61 – Khazzan – was brought online in September 2017…

Australia: Hibiscus Enters Gippsland Basin Block

Oct 09, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas company has Hibiscus Petroleum has completed the acquisition from 3D Oil of a 50% interest in an oil and gas exploration permit in the prolific Gippsland Basin, off Victoria, AustraliaThe completion of the acquisition of…

OHT Orders Its First Wind Turbine Generator Installation Unit

Oct 05, 2020

Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed the firm order for the construction of an offshore wind turbine generator installation vessel, which will mark the heavy-lift and transportation company's entry into the offshore wind turbine installation business…

Aker Offshore Wind, Partners Install LiDARs Offshore S. Korea

Oct 05, 2020

Aker Offshore Wind, an offshore wind energy spin-off of Aker Solutions, has installed Light Detection and Ranging buoys (LiDARs) offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The company said the operation was a major milestone for the company’s KFWind consortium…

Icon Offshore Strikes Deal to Buy Perisai Pacific 101 Jack-Up Rig

Oct 02, 2020

Bursa Malaysia-listed offshore vessel provider Icon Offshore has struck a deal to buy the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig.The 2014-built rig, owned by a subsidiary of  Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd (PPTB), is an asset mortgaged to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC)…

Founder of Singapore's Marine Fuel Supplier Charged in Shell Oil Theft Case

Oct 02, 2020

The founder of one of Singapore's biggest marine fuel suppliers has been charged for his involvement in a large-scale oil theft from Shell's refinery in the city-state, according to a charge sheet reviewed by Reuters.Pai Keng Pheng, the founder and managing director of Sentek Marine & Trading…

Long-Term Charter in Australia for Solstad's Platform Supplier

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won a long-term charter in Australia for its Normand Skimmer platform supply vessel.Solstad said Thursday that the contract was for five-years firm, with an unnamed 'major international company…

Japan's Eneos Shuts Osaka Refinery CDU

Oct 02, 2020

Japan's biggest refiner, Eneos Corp, permanently shut the 115,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) crude distillation unit at its Osaka refinery on September 30 as planned, a company spokeswoman said on FridayThe refiner, which was formerly known as JXTG…

Corvus to Supply Batteries for Taiwan-bound Offshore Wind Vessel

Oct 01, 2020

Battery solutions provider Corvus Energy has won a contract with Vard Electro to supply lithium-ion battery-based Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the new vessel being built at Vard Vung Tau yard in Vietnam for the Greater Changhua wind farms in Taiwan…

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

Sep 30, 2020

Commissioning has been completed at the third field at the Liwan gas project offshore China, Canadian oil company Husky Energy has said.'As a result of strong cooperation between Husky and its long-time partner CNOOC, the seven-well Liuhua 29-1 project was completed safely…

Eni to Take Over Indonesian Deepwater Development?

Sep 30, 2020

Italy's Eni is expected to take over the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) project as operator Chevron sells its interest in the gas venture, the chairman of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator said on Wednesday.Chevron confirmed…

Alfa Laval Pumps for Three China-built FPSOs

Sep 30, 2020

Swedish company Alfa Laval has said it has won orders to deliver Framo pumping systems for three FPSOs to be built in China.The orders comprise marine pumping systems for crude oil offloading, produced water, slop and ballast duties.The company…

Aker Solutions Delivers Subsea Structures for CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 Field

Sep 30, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions has completed the construction of subsea structures for China-based CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 project in the South China Sea.The structures were built and tested at the China Offshore…

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