Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

BW Offshore bringing world's first FDPSO out of mothballs?

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The world’s first and so far only floating drilling production and offloading unit is set to be deployed to ...

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BW Offshore closes Dussafu deal with Panoro

BW Offshore’s subsidiary, BW Energy Gabon Pte. Ltd (BWEG), has completed the acquisition of 25 percent working ...

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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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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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COSL nears end of Gabon survey

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), an offshore oilfield service provider, is nearing the completion of a ...

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Shell sells onshore assets in Gabon. What about offshore?

Oil giant Shell has decided to sell its onshore assets in Gabon to Assala Energy, a Carlyle Group company, for $587 ...

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Total sells stakes in Gabon assets to Perenco

French oil company Total has signed an agreement for the sale of stakes and the transfer of operatorship in various ...

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BW Offshore buys more Dussafu stake

FPSO provider BW Offshore has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Panoro Energy to buy a further 25% ...

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Bourbon nets pipelay work off Gabon

Bourbon, a marine services provider for the offshore oil & gas industry, has been awarded a pipelay contract by ...

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Pura Vida leaves Morocco to focus on Gabon

Pura Vida Energy is leaving Morocco, and is taking the drilling equipment with it, to use it for an exploration ...

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Pura Vida: Driller to cover drilling costs offshore Gabon

Pura Vida Energy has reached a conditional agreement with an offshore drilling contractor which will fund a ...

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Vaalco brings Avouma well back on

Houston-based Vaalco Energy has restarted production at the Avouma 2-H well on the Avouma platform offshore Gabon ...

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Spectrum in 3D seismic shoot off Gabon

Spectrum has started the first of a series of 3D multi-client seismic acquisition programs offshore Gabon. Spectrum ...

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Vaalco restarts South Tchibala well

Houston-based Vaalco Energy has reported that the South Tchibala 2-H well, offshore Gabon, is back in production ...

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Vaalco working to resolve well issues off Gabon

Houston-based oil and gas company Vaalco Energy is hoping to restart production at the Avouma platform at the Etame ...

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Gabon grants Nkembe extension to Pura Vida

Pura Vida Energy, an Australian oil exploration company, has been granted a 12-month extension of the current ...

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Pura Vida seeking partners for Loba development

Pura Vida Energy, an Australian oil and gas company with operations offshore Africa, is working to develop its ...

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Vaalco: Production resumes from Avouma well (Gabon)

Vaalco Energy, Inc. has informed that the secondary electric submersible pump (ESP) in the Avouma 2-H well on the ...

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Vaalco's Etame Marin interest grows

Vaalco Energy has signed a purchase and sale agreement to acquire an additional 3.23% participating interest in the ...

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CGG's Gabonese seismic data 'way beyond expectations'

CGG's Gabonese seismic data 'way beyond expectations'

French oilfield services provider CGG, responsible for a seismic survey supporting the Gabonese 11th deepwater ...

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Gabon extends deadline for deep water licensing round bids

Gabon extends deadline for deep water licensing round bids

Gabon has extended the bid submission deadline for the 11th Gabon Deep Water Licensing round, which was formally ...

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