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Equinor Successful Bids for Three New Licences Offshore Newfoundland

The West Hercules drilling rig. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) Equinor and its partners were the successful bidders for new exploration parcels in the prolific Jeanne d'Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland. Equinor will operate two exploration parcels, NL18-CFB01-14 (Equinor Canada 70%, ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyOffshore +3

Serica Energy: Acquisition of BHP Interests in Bruce and Keith

London, 5 November 2018 – Serica Energy plc (AIM: SQZ) is pleased to announce that Serica Energy (UK) Limited (“Serica UK”) has signed a sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) to acquire further interests in the Bruce and Keith fields and associated infrastructure in the UK North Sea (the “Transact ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > Serica EnergyBHPAIM +9

Timas Suplindo Charters Telford Offshore’s Multi-Purpose Construction Vessel in Indonesia

Dubai, UAE – 5 November 2018 - Telford Offshore has been awarded a charter party from Indonesian contractor Timas Suplindo for the DP3 multi-purpose offshore construction vessel, Telford 25.  The  three months  contract, with options to extend, will see Telford 25 support a wide range of services ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > Telford OffshoreOffshorevessel +3

S&P Global Platt: Shallow Vertical Wells Get Lift in October; Overall U.S. Rig Count Remains Flat Versus September

Eyes on Colorado's Proposition 112 in November 6 Midterm Elections HOUSTON (November 5, 2018)  S&P Global Platts Analytics, today announced the total U.S. rig count for October 2018 was 1,174, down 1 (0%) from September 2018, and up 126 (+12%) from October 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onsh ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > S&P Global Plattscoloradoonshore +6

UK Offshore Workers Vote for Industrial Action

Union meeting contractors association tomorrow for crunch talks expecting improved offer to avert action GMB, the union for offshore workers, has confirmed that most of its members covered by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) agreement have voted for industrial action. The union said o ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > United KingdomOffshoreIndustrial Action +4

Trinity Exploration & Production plc (AIM: TRIN): TGAL (First Phase) FDP Submission

Trinity Exploration & Production plc (AIM: TRIN), the independent E&P company focused on Trinidad and Tobago, announces that, as operator, it has submitted the first phase (“First Phase”) of its Field Development Plan ("FDP") for the TGAL Area, located on the Galeota Block, offshore the East Coa ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > Trinity E&PTrinity Exploration & Productionexploration +8

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-13 in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wildcat well 24/9-13, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°17'51.93" north and 1°46'2.34" east after drilling wildcat ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +7

KG Basin Will Play Crucial Role in India’s Move Towards Natural Gas-Based Economy, says GlobalData

At a time when production at traditional offshore assets on the west coast is set to decline over the next decade, the upcoming deepwater and ultra-deepwater projects in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin at the Bay of Bengal will play a crucial role in India's move towards a natural gas-based economy ...

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Posted 11 months agoOpinion > KG BasinIndianatural gas +7

Consortium of Africa Oil, Delonex and Vitol Announces Acquisition of Producing Assets in Deepwater Nigeria

A consortium led by Vitol and comprising Africa Oil Corp (“Africa Oil”) (25%), Delonex Energy Ltd. (“Delonex”) (25%) and Vitol Investment Partnership II Ltd. (“Vitol”) (50%), (collectively, the “Consortium”), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) to acqu ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > Africa OilAfricaOil +6

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 31/7-3 S in Production Licence 740

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 31/7-3 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°26'42.63" north and 3°3'13.81" east afte ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

Hess Reports Estimated Results for the Third Quarter of 2018

Key Highlights: Announced a ninth oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana, at the Hammerhead-1 exploration well located approximately 13 miles southwest of the Liza-1 well The Hammerhead discovery adds to the previously announced estimate of gross discovered recoverable reso ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > HessHess CorporationResults +11

Equinor: Jacket Contract for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Bo B Randulff / Roar Lindefjeld / Woldcam) Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup licence have awarded a jacket contract for the processing platform for Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to Kværner. The contract value is around NOK 900 million. “With ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyJohan Sverdrup +5

Follow-On Contracts Awarded to Bilfinger in the North Sea

150 jobs secured at the Johan Sverdrup oil field operated by Equinor Oil field among the largest of the Norwegian continental shelf Bilfinger has received follow-up orders from its contract partner, the Norwegian service company Aibel, that are to tie in with phase 1 of the Johan Sverdrup ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > BilfingerNorth SeaUK North Sea +8

Industry Bodies Join Forces to Strengthen UK Subsea Supply Chain

The ways in which subsea supply chain companies can work together to improve the competitiveness of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) will be explored at an event in Aberdeen next month. Organised by the Oil and Gas UK Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in partnership with Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > United KingdomUK SubseaSubsea +3

Gazprom: TurkStream Gas Pipeline’s Offshore Section 95 Per Cent Completed

The Gazprom  Board of Directors  commended the efforts of the Company to implement its major investment projects. The Company continues to pursue the extensive  Eastern Gas Program  and to build facilities associated with supplying gas to domestic consumers and to China. In particular, 127 produci ...

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Posted 11 months agoPress > pipelinegasGas Pipeline +6