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BP sanctions two gas projects offshore Trinidad

BP's subsidiary BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) on Friday sanctioned two new gas developments offshore Trinidad, ...

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VIDEO: Equinor brings online Norway's first spar platform

Equinor and its partners started production from the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea on December 16, 2018.

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Polarcus in XArray seismic survey off West Africa

Marine seismic player Polarcus has been awarded an XArray marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa.

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Equinor to drill Barents Sea well using 'West Hercules'

Equinor has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea using the West Hercules ...

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Magseis inks sales contract with BGP

Magseis' previously announced Letter of Intent with BGP and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has been ...

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Offshore watchdog slaps Vår Energi with safety order

The PSA has slapped Vår Energi, previously Eni Norge, with a safety order after an audit of follow-up and ...

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Popular news, December 10 – 16, 2018

Offshore Energy Today's most popular news of the past week.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count steady at 23

The number of active U.S. offshore rigs remained steady at 23 for the second week in a row, according to a report ...

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UK: Union tells offshore workers to accept OCA pay offer

Some 2,500 offshore workers in the UK are set to be balloted on the new pay offer submitted by the Offshore ...

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Noble Corp nabs work for one drillship and four jack-up rigs

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation in November painted optimistic outlook about the offshore rig demand, ...

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Norne FPSO to stay in operation until end of 2036

Equinor has received consent from the PSA to extend the operation of the Norne FPSO and associated facilities until ...

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European Parliament: 'Stop Nord Stream 2 pipeline project!'

The European Parliament members are calling for the Nord Stream 2 offshore gas pipeline project to be canceled, ...

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Petrobras starts procedure for new CEO appointment

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has received a letter from its controlling shareholder with the appointment of the ...

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Manora partners strike new crude offtake deal

Joint venture partners in the Manora oil field offshore Thailand have signed a new offtake agreement regarding the ...

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CHC to support OMV's Norwegian Sea drilling campaign

CHC Group has been awarded the contract from OMV to provide helicopter services in support of its forthcoming ...

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Reuters: Chrysaor eyeing Chevron North Sea fields

London-based independent oil & gas company Chrysaor is looking to continue its shopping spree as Reuters on ...

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Snorre expansion project audit reveals room for improvement

The PSA has found three improvement points during an audit of subsea deliveries for the Snorre expansion project ...

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Solstad's Far Sleipner vessel in long-term deal with Total

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured a long-term contract for the Far Sleipner ...

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Drilling Systems sheds consultancy firm

Simulator manufacturer Drilling Systems, a part of the 3T Energy Group, has sold the consultancy side of its ...

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Report: COSL buys 42 years old drilling rig $11 million

Stena Clyde

Chinese offshore drilling company COSL has reportedly bought the 1976-built offshore drilling rig Stena Clyde for ...

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PTTEP beats Chevron to Erawan, Bongkot field operatorship

Thailand’s PTTEP oil and gas company has won the rights to operate two offshore blocks in Thailand containing the ...

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Norway: Offshore drillers told to fix lifeboat issues

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given a trio of order notices to Maersk Drilling, Transocean, and ...

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First steel cut for second phase of Sverdrup

Norway's Kvaerner and Aker Solutions have cut the first steel plate for phase 2 of the Equinor-operated Johan ...

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Siccar Point extends reserves based debt facility

Siccar Point Energy CEO Jonathan Roge

Siccar Point Energy, a North Sea-focused oil and gas player, has signed an agreement with its existing syndicate of ...

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ADES bags 7-year renewal for jack-up rig

ADES International has been awarded a contract renewal for Admarine 657 rig in Saudi Arabia.

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NAO picks up two-year charter for PSV

Nordic American Offshore has been awarded a two-year fixed contract for one of the company’s platform supply vessels.

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Canada: BP done with Aspy well plugging. Moves rig away

BP has completed the plugging and abandonment of the Aspy-1 well offshore Nova Scotia, Canada, and the drilling rig ...

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