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Spirit to extend life of Chestnut field by three years

A North Sea oil field has been set up for a new lease of life after a £140 million investment to unlock fresh reserves.

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Offshore investments on the rise in 2019, Rystad says

As investments in tight oil increased from 2016 to 2018 and offshore investments decreased, according to Norwegian ...

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Bassoe: Enigma of offshore drilling rig values

Available assets, lack of capital, and sluggish fundamental market improvement are keeping rig values under pressure

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BP to take up to $3B charge as result of divestment program

Oil major BP now expects to deliver divestment proceeds and announced transactions totalling around $10 billion by ...

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Aker Solutions emerges as lowest bidder for manifolds job

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions has emerged as the lowest bidder in a bid opening ceremony for a ...

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Chevron picks up two offshore blocks in Brazil

Chevron has been awarded two offshore blocks in the Santos and Campos basins as part of Brazil’s 16th Bidding Round ...

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Partners sanction Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm

Norway’s Equinor and Snorre and Gullfaks partners have made a final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen ...

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Total wins new deep offshore block in Brazil

French Total and its co-venturers Qatar Petroleum and Petronas have won the C-M-541 deep offshore block in the 16th ...

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ADVantage in another drilling gig in Egypt

ADES has entered into a second deepwater drilling campaign with a top tier international oil company for deepwater ...

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Executive Oil Conference & Expo 2019

Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition is a unique opportunity to meet with all of the region’s…

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Oil & Gas Vietnam 2019

Oil & Gas Vietnam (OGAV) 2019 is the only specialized oil & gas event in Vietnam that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream oil and gas companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the heart of Vietnam’s oil and gas industry in Vung Tau, to showcase the latest developments in the oil and gas industry.

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New director general for Norwegian petroleum regulator

The King in Council named a new director general of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate on Friday, October 11.

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Equinor set to use 'Floatel Endurance' on Martin Linge field

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for the use of the ...

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Fugro wraps up Gulf of Mexico surveys for Shell

Fugro has completed several deepwater geophysical surveys in the Gulf of Mexico for Shell. 

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Equinor cleared for Norwegian wells

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig for ...

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BPC, Seadrill working to agree critical drilling dates

Bahamas Petroleum Company is working on finalizing a long-form rig contract with Seadrill and preparing for ...

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Global Energy to take over operation of Nigg Oil Terminal

Global Energy Group has reached an agreement with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK to take over the long-term operation ...

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Sparrows awarded first job with Qatar Petroleum

Sparrows Group has been awarded its first contract with Qatar Petroleum to provide crane maintenance services on ...

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Petronas hires Destini for well services

Malaysia's Destini Berhad has been awarded a contract by Petronas Carigali.

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GulfSlope granted suspension for Gulf of Mexico block

The U.S. BOEM has granted GulfSlope approval for a suspension of production designation for its Lease OCS-G 35193, ...

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Murphy farms into Wintershall Dea's blocks offshore Brazil

Wintershall Dea has farmed down a 30% participating interest in its three Potiguar offshore exploration blocks to ...

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Equinor expands in Australia with new exploration permit

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has been awarded exploration acreage in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore ...

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Shelf Drilling lands three-year gig in India

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract for the Trident II ...

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Solo Oil enters North Sea

UK-based Solo Oil has made an agreement with ONE-Dyas to acquire a package of its non-operated interests in natural ...

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Maersk Supply secures new job in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, ...

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Bourbon gets takeover offer

Struggling French offshore vessel owner Bourbon has received an offer for the takeover of its assets and activities. 

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