Offshore

Source: Houston Chronicle

Halliburton wins offshore wells contract for Australian LNG project

Houston Chronicle


Houston oil-field service company Halliburton has landed a contract for offshore natural gas wells that will feed an LNG project in Northwest Australia.

In a statement released early Monday, Halliburton said it won drilling and completion services for …

ExxonMobil Ups Guyana Recoverable Resources to More Than 8 Billion Oil-Equivalent Barrels, Makes Discovery at Uaru

ExxonMobil Ups Guyana Recoverable Resources to More Than 8 Billion Oil-Equivalent Barrels, Makes Discovery at Uaru

ExxonMobil Ups Guyana Recoverable Resources to More Than 8 Billion Oil-Equivalent Barrels, Makes Discovery at Uaru

Source: Reuters

Exclusive: Guyana opening search for oil firm to trade its crude – official

Reuters


GEORGETOWN – Guyana’s government next month plans to begin a search for an oil company or trading firm to market its share of the South American country’s crude, the director of the Department of Energy, Mark Bynoe, said in …

Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project – Public Comments Invited

Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project – Public Comments Invited

Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project – Public Comments Invited

January 23, 2020 - 2:03 pm Canada, Canada News, Offshore, Press Releases
Offshore Oil and Gas Services Specialist Deep Down, Inc. Adds Two Executives To Support Growth Strategies

Offshore Oil and Gas Services Specialist Deep Down, Inc. Adds Two Executives To Support Growth Strategies

Offshore Oil and Gas Services Specialist Deep Down, Inc. Adds Two Executives To Support Growth Strategies

January 23, 2020 - 8:11 am Offshore, Oilfield Services, People, Press Releases
Talos Energy Announces Appointment Of Bob Abendschein As Executive Vice President And Head Of Operations, Succeeding Stephen E. Heitzman

Talos Energy Announces Appointment Of Bob Abendschein As Executive Vice President And Head Of Operations, Succeeding Stephen E. Heitzman

Talos Energy Announces Appointment Of Bob Abendschein As Executive Vice President And Head Of Operations, Succeeding Stephen E. Heitzman

Source: Houston Chronicle

Wind power could be dominant offshore energy focus within 5 years

Houston Chronicle


The United States will likely spend more money developing offshore wind capacity than offshore oil and gas within the next five years, according to a new study.

Installed offshore wind capacity off the coast of the United States …

Diamond Offshore to Release Fourth Quarter 2019 Results on February 10

Diamond Offshore to Release Fourth Quarter 2019 Results on February 10

Source: guyanatimesgy.com

Bankers ‘bombard’ Guyana with financing plans as oil boom begins: finance minister

Reuters


GEORGETOWN (Reuters) – Bankers are “bombarding” Guyana with offers of financing backed by future oil production, the finance minister told Reuters, but the South American nation is rejecting the proposals to avoid the excessive borrowing that has plagued other …

Valaris Provides Update on ARO Drilling Joint Venture

Valaris Provides Update on ARO Drilling Joint Venture

SVP of Fieldwood joins VP’s from BP and Repsol on Reuters Events Speaker Line-up at Flagship Decommissioning Summit

SVP of Fieldwood joins VP’s from BP and Repsol on Reuters Events Speaker Line-up at Flagship Decommissioning Summit

360 Feed Wire


HOUSTON, January 16 2020 – DecomWorld – part of Reuters Events- today announced additions to the industry leading speaker faculty for their flagship Decommissioning and Abandonment Summit 2020.

SVP of Fieldwood joins VP’s from BP and Repsol on Reuters Events Speaker Line-up at Flagship Decommissioning Summit - oilandgas360

The Summit will bring together over 500 industry …

January 21, 2020 - 7:51 am International, Offshore, Press Releases
Source: Reuters

Vessel carrying Guyana’s first-ever oil cargo sets sail for the U.S.: Tanker Trackers

Reuters


A vessel carrying about 1 million barrels crude oil from Guyana set sail on Monday for the United States, according to vessel tracking service TankerTrackers.com, ushering the tiny South American nation into ranks of the world’s oil exporters.

The …

Noble Energy Provides Update on Successful Leviathan Startup

Noble Energy Provides Update on Successful Leviathan Startup

Noble Energy Provides Update on Successful Leviathan Startup

The EnQuest Producer is due to be taken to shore and recycled, despite hopes it would be in operation for up to 15 years after Alma-Galia first oil. Pic: Port of Hamburg

EnQuest submits North Sea decommissioning plan less than five years after first oil

EnergyVoice


EnQuest has submitted plans to decommission a North Sea development and its production vessel less than five years after achieving first oil.

The UK-listed operator started up the Alma-Galia fields in October 2015 as tie-backs to the EnQuest Producer …

Launching of Gas Agility in October 2019. Image Courtesy: Total

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel aces sea trials

World Maritime News


A giant LNG bunker vessel, which will be operated by French energy giant Total and owned by Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has completed sea trials in China, according to an official from Bureau Veritas

January 11, 2020 - 9:45 am Closing Bell Story‎, LNG, Marine Shipping, Offshore
Deep Down Receives Orders for Emergency Repairs to Subsea Oil and Gas Umbilicals

Deep Down Receives Orders for Emergency Repairs to Subsea Oil and Gas Umbilicals

Deep Down Receives Orders for Emergency Repairs to Subsea Oil and Gas Umbilicals

Woodside pulls trigger to start work on Senegal’s Sangomar – Schlumberger-Subsea 7

Woodside pulls trigger to start work on Senegal’s Sangomar – Schlumberger-Subsea 7

EnergyVoice


Australia’s Woodside Energy has approved the 100,000 barrel per day Sangomar project, offshore Senegal, launching agreements with suppliers and putting the field on course to begin production in 2023.

Woodside pulls trigger to start work on Senegal’s Sangomar - oilandgas360

Woodside announced the final investment decision (FID), triggering deals with …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Enterprise Offshore Drilling laying off dozens of offshore oil workers

Houston Chronicle


Houston oilfield service company Enterprise Offshore Drilling is laying off more than five dozen oil-rig workers in the Gulf of Mexico amid a downturn in business for one of the company’s clients.

In a letter filed with the …

January 9, 2020 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Offshore, People
Transocean Ltd. Announces $352.9 Million in New Rig Contracts, Options Exercised By Customers

Transocean Ltd. Announces $352.9 Million in New Rig Contracts, Options Exercised By Customers

Transocean Ltd. Announces $352.9 Million in New Rig Contracts, Options Exercised By Customers

January 8, 2020 - 8:05 am International, Offshore, Press Releases
Source: Reuters

Apache shares jump 26% on major discovery in Suriname with Total

Reuters


Apache Corp and Total SA said on Tuesday they had made a major oil discovery in the hotly-tipped Maka-Central 1 well off the coast of Suriname, sending Apache’s shares surging nearly 26%.

The well, dubbed “among the most anticipated …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Apache, Total announce first oil discovery offshore of Suriname

Houston Chronicle


Apache Corp. and the French energy major Total said Tuesday they’ve made a significant oil discovery offshore of the small South American nation of Suriname.

The announcement comes after Apache first offered vague results in early December that …

January 7, 2020 - 11:00 am Energy News, Exploration and Production (E&P), Offshore
Talos Energy announces completion of independent resource evaluation of Zama discovery

Talos Energy announces completion of independent resource evaluation of Zama discovery

Oil and Gas 360


HOUSTONJan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Talos Energy Inc. (“Talos” or the “Company”) (NYSE: TALO) today announced the finalization of the third-party contingent resource evaluation of the Company’s globally recognized Zama discovery commissioned from Netherland, …

January 7, 2020 - 10:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Offshore
RigNet Announces Organizational Changes

RigNet Announces Organizational Changes

RigNet Announces Organizational Changes

January 6, 2020 - 8:30 am Offshore, Oilfield Services, People, Press Releases
Israel's Leviathan natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, which began pumping gas just before the new year ( Getty )

Greece and Israel agree deal to build world’s longest underwater gas pipeline despite pledge to cut fossil fuels

Independent


‘If we’re going to meet Paris targets … gas has to remain relatively flat in demand, then post-2030 has to decline rapidly,’ says expert –

Oil and Gas 360 Publishers note: With the underwater pipeline meeting 10% of Europe’s

Is This The Next Great Oil Frontier?

Is This The Next Great Oil Frontier?

Is This The Next Great Oil Frontier?

January 3, 2020 - 1:12 pm International, Offshore, Press Releases
Image courtesy of LNG Croatia

2019 Rewind: Year of FIDs

LNG World News


The year 2019 got into its stride quickly in terms of final investment decisions as LNG Croatia, the state-owned company has sanctioned the construction of the floating liquefied natural gas terminal on the Island of Krk

January 2, 2020 - 11:05 am Closing Bell Story‎, International, LNG, Offshore, OPEC
Source: Reuters

Israel gets first gas from Leviathan with exports to follow

Reuters


JERUSALEM – Israel’s $3.6 billion offshore Leviathan field started production on Tuesday, paving the way for multi-billion dollar gas export deals with Egypt and Jordan in the coming weeks.

Natural gas began flowing from Israel’s largest field despite regulatory …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Exxon Mobil secures large exploration position offshore Egypt

Houston Chronicle


Exxon Mobil said Monday it secured a large exploration position offshore of Egypt as the United States’ largest energy player expands its role in developing oil and gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Exxon Mobil, which made a …

An aerial view shows the newly arrived foundation platform of Leviathan natural gas field, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Haifa

Electrical equipment of Israel-Jordan gas line torched

The Jerusalem Post


Jordanian citizens and politicians have expressed protest to the planned transfer of gas between the two nations.

Diamond S Shipping Inc. Announces Closing of New $525 Million Credit Facility

Diamond S Shipping Inc. Announces Closing of New $525 Million Credit Facility

Diamond S Shipping Inc. Announces Closing of New $525 Million Credit Facility

December 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm Crude Oil News, Finance, International, Offshore, Press Releases