Solstad in ‘Normand Cutter’ charter with Saipem

Norwegian offshore shipping specialist Solstad has signed a frame agreement with Saipem for the use of its ...

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African Petroleum looking to farm out West African licenses

Independent oil and gas exploration company African Petroleum (AP) has signed non-binding heads of terms and a ...

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Oil falls after failed North Korean missile test

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO (Reuters) – Crude oil fell on Monday in quiet trading after the three-day Easter ...

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Popular news, April 10 – 16, 2017

Popular news, April 10 - 16, 2017

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Sirius secures OSVs for Ororo drilling campaign

Sirius Petroleum, an investment company focused on oil and gas opportunities in Nigeria, has made a deal for the ...

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OPEC over-delivers on oil cuts

By Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) – OPEC cut oil output in March by more than pledged under a supply reduction ...

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Sirius elects new COO to spearhead Ororo ops

Sirius Petroleum, a company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has ...

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Shell knew some Nigeria oilfield payments would go to Malabu

By Libby George LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> has said it knew that some of the ...

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John Agyekum Kufuor FPSO arrives offshore Ghana

The newbuild FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor, to be used for the giant Sankofa oil and gas development offshore Ghana, has ...

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Pura Vida still hunting for Nkembe rig

Pura Vida Energy is moving ahead in its efforts to provide funding for the drilling program at the Nkembe block ...

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LR scoops FPSO inspection deal with Bumi Armada

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a global engineering, technical and business services organization, has won an ...

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BW Offshore becomes majority owner of Dussafu block

BW Offshore’s subsidiary BW Energy Gabon Pte. Ltd (BWEG), has completed the acquisition of a 66.67% percent ...

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Popular news, April 3 – 9, 2017

The most popular articles of the week.

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International offshore rig count on downward spiral

The international offshore rig count for March 2017 was once again down both sequentially and year over year, Baker ...

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BP awards global engineering contract to Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a global framework contract by BP to provide engineering, procurement support ...

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Out of layup & back to work

The worst is over, the layup list is decreasing. But after the most brutal downturn in memory, what are we left ...

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Oilfield services jobs picking up after massive cuts

Oilfield services industry has laid off some 300.000 people since the collapse of oil prices in 2014, however the ...

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Cairn finds no oil at deeper VR-1 target

Oil and gas company Cairn Energy has failed to unearth commercial quantities of oil from its exploration target at ...

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Vantage buys jack-up from bankrupt Hercules

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling has acquired the Hercules 260 jack-up rig from the bankrupt driller ...

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Frames scores work on Chevron's platform off Nigeria

U.S oil major Chevron has awarded Frames a contract to design and supply a new gas dehydration unit with a glycol ...

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Eni in gas discovery off Libya

Italian oil company Eni has made a new gas and condensate discovery in the Gamma Prospect in Tripoli-Sabratah ...

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Tullow stalls Namibian well

UK-based oil company Tullow Oil and the Australian oil company Pancontinental Oil & Gas don’t see eye to ...

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TGS to expand multi-client library with new seismic survey

TGS, a provider of multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas companies, will further expand its NWAAM ...

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FAR boosts Guinea-Bissau acreage

Australian oil company FAR Limited has been given more interest in licenses offshore Guinea-Bissau as well as an ...

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Lloyd’s Register enters O&G JV in Ghana

Lloyd’s Register has signed an agreement with GOSCO to form a joint venture dedicated to providing well project ...

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Lekoil, GE work to develop Ogo field (Nigeria)

Lekoil, an oil company focused on Africa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Oil & Gas for the ...

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BW Offshore agrees FPSO Abo extension

FPSO operator BW Offshore has signed an extension agreement for the lease and operation of the FPSO Abo with ...

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