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Posted: 3 days ago

Caspian Sunrise completes acquisition of drilling vessel

Caspian Sunrise, an oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, has completed the acquisition of...

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  • Vessels
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TAQA: 80 Brae field workers in isolation over possible Covid-19 exposure

Oil and gas firm TAQA has asked a total of 80 offshore workers to go into self-isolation as a precau...

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  • Safety
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Shelf Drilling gets another jack-up suspension from Saudi Aramco

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received a suspension notice for one of its jack-up ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Disclosing Northern Lights well data to push CCS innovation

Partners in the Northern Lights project have decided to disclose datasets from the 31/5-7 Eos confir...

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  • Research & Development
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PXP, CNOOC discussing South China Sea work after lifting of Philippines exploration moratorium

Oil and gas company PXP Energy has started negotiations with CNOOC regarding a memorandum of underst...

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  • Business & Finance
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Petrobras delays Parque das Baleias project to 2024

Brazilian oil major Petrobras has postponed the Parque das Baleias integrated project in the Campos ...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Erdoğan: Tuna-1 Black Sea discovery holds 405 bcm of natural gas

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has visited the Fatih drillship to announce an increase in di...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rig count flat for fourth week straight

The number of active rigs in the U.S. remained flat for the fourth week in a row, according to weekl...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shell to use Bentley Systems’ digital twins to speed up capital projects

Shell’s Deepwater business has selected Bentley Systems’ digital twin solutions to streamline its ca...

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  • IT & Software
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Posted: 7 days ago

Operations on Gulf of Mexico offshore rigs return to normal following Hurricane Delta

All rigs operating in the Gulf of Mexico have begun operating normally following the passing of Hurr...

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  • Safety
Posted: 7 days ago
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Africa Energy gets shareholder approval for South African deal

Africa Energy has received approval from shareholders for a transaction which will see it increase i...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 days ago
  • long read
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Rystad: UKCS output never to return above 2 million boe per day

Even though Hurricane Energy had promising exploration results in UK’s fractured basins, energy inte...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: 7 days ago
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Seadrill scores extension for West Vela drillship from BP

Oil major BP has awarded a new contract for Seadrill Partners’ West Vela drillship for work in the U...

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  • Business & Finance
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BOEM to hold next Gulf of Mexico lease sale in mid-November

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed to offer around 78 million acres in a regi...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Weatherford in “industry’s first” with Gulf of Mexico casing sidetrack

U.S. oilfield services player Weatherford has achieved the industry’s first 12 ¼-inch casing sidetra...

Categories:
  • Innovation
Posted: 7 days ago
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Westwood names head of energy transition

Market research provider and consultancy Westwood Global Energy Group has filled a newly-created rol...

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  • Transition
Posted: 7 days ago
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Norway clears OKEA’s buy of Equinor’s Aurora discovery

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved OKEA’s acquisition of Equinor’s operated 40 p...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 days ago
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Sleipnir SSCV installs Tolmount platform in North Sea

Heerema’s Sleipnir, the LNG-powered world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has i...

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  • Heavy lifting
Posted: 8 days ago
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West Bollsta rig drills Lundin’s Polmak well

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin has spudded the Polmak well in the Barents Sea offshore Norway, u...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 days ago
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Northern Offshore’s jack-up rig kicks off drilling operations in Qatar

Northern Offshore’s drilling rig Energy Enticer has started drilling operations with Qatargas....

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 days ago
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Pandemic causes steep rise in serious offshore incidents, safety body says

The Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has warned that the coronav...

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  • Safety
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ABS to offer remote surveys for “majority” of world’s offshore drilling rigs

Maritime and offshore classification company ABS has expanded remote survey technologies which can n...

Categories:
  • IT & Software
Posted: 8 days ago
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Saudi Aramco to secure environmental notations for its fleet

Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco is intending to secure ABS environmental protection not...

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  • Certification & Classification
Posted: 8 days ago
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DNV GL conducts remote crane inspections for Aker BP

Classification society DNV GL led a pilot project with Aker BP to remotely inspect three offshore cr...

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  • IT & Software
Posted: 9 days ago
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Equinor to use West Hercules rig for North Sea drilling

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 9 days ago
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Safety body starts investigation following Gjøa well incident

Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has started an...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 9 days ago