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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
ExxonMobil discovers oil offshore Guyana at Mako-1 Well

ExxonMobil discovers oil offshore Guyana at Mako-1 Well

(BUSINESS WIRE)


ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) said today it made an oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Mako-1 well southeast of the Liza field, marking the 15th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated …

Deep Down Announces Share Repurchase Program

Deep Down Announces Share Repurchase Program

Deep Down Announces Share Repurchase Program

December 23, 2019 - 10:02 am Finance, Offshore, Oilfield Services, Press Releases
Apache Corporation and Total S.A. Announce 50-50 joint venture in Block 58 Offshore Suriname; Total to become future operator

Apache Corporation and Total S.A. Announce 50-50 joint venture in Block 58 Offshore Suriname; Total to become future operator

Apache Corporation


Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) and Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) today announced a joint venture agreement to explore and develop Block 58 offshore Suriname. Apache will receive various forms of consideration, including: $5 billion of cash carry on Apache’s first $7.5 billion of …

December 23, 2019 - 7:15 am Closing Bell Story‎, Mergers & Acquisitions, Offshore, Popular 4
ExxonMobil begins oil production in Guyana

ExxonMobil begins oil production in Guyana

Business Wire


The Lisa field off shore Guyana has a multi-national group of corporations starting production including ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), Esso Exploration, Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and CNOOC Limited. -Oil&Gas360.

ExxonMobile ExxonMobil Begins Oil Production in Guyana - oilandgas360

ExxonMobil today announced that oil production has started from the Liza field …

CNOOC Limited Announces Liza Field Offshore Guyana Commenced Production

CNOOC Limited Announces Liza Field Offshore Guyana Commenced Production

CNOOC Limited Announces Liza Field Offshore Guyana Commenced Production

December 20, 2019 - 10:24 pm International, Offshore, Press Releases
SkySpecs – Leader in wind energy operations & management solutions – Raises a $17 Million Series C Round lead by McRock Capital Corporation

SkySpecs – Leader in wind energy operations & management solutions – Raises a $17 Million Series C Round lead by McRock Capital Corporation

SkySpecs – Leader in Wind Energy Operations & Management Solutions – Raises a $17 Million Series C Round Lead by McRock Capital Corporation

Alexander Ryumin | TASS | Getty Images

A floating nuclear power plant has started to produce electricity in a remote region of Russia

CNBC


A floating nuclear power plant has been connected to the grid and has commenced electricity production for the first time in a remote region of Russia

  • The Akademik Lomonosov set sail from the port of Murmansk in August.
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Noble about to start up major Leviathan project in IsraelNoble about to start up major Leviathan project in Israel

Noble about to start up major Leviathan project in IsraelNoble about to start up major Leviathan project in Israel

Houston Chronicle


Noble Energy is on the verge of starting up the massive Leviathan natural gas project offshore of Israel any day now after a final legal hurdle was cleared Thursday.

The $4 billion Leviathan project led by Houston-based Noble …

Contango Oil and Gas Company Announces Signing of Joint Development Agreement With Juneau Oil & Gas, LLC

Contango Oil and Gas Company Announces Signing of Joint Development Agreement With Juneau Oil & Gas, LLC

Contango Oil and Gas Company Announces Signing of Joint Development Agreement With Juneau Oil & Gas, LLC

December 20, 2019 - 9:00 am Mergers & Acquisitions, Offshore, Press Releases
BP confirms ‘world-class’ gas resources offshore Mauritania and Senegal

BP confirms ‘world-class’ gas resources offshore Mauritania and Senegal

LNG World News



BP’s recent three-well drilling campaign offshore Mauritania and Senegal has further confirmed the world-class scale of the gas resource in the region.

BP confirms ‘world-class’ gas resources offshore Mauritania and Senegal - oilandgas360BP said on Monday that the three appraisal wells drilled this year, GTA-1, Yakaar-2, and …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Big Oil shows new commitments to offshore African projects

Houston Chronicle


A bevy of Big Oil majors are making new commitments to developing oil and gas projects in West Africa, specifically in Senegal, Mauritania and Angola.

The British energy major BP said its three-well exploration campaign offshore of Senegal …