IEA: Oil demand and supply close to new peaks

Both global oil demand and supply are now close to new, historically significant peaks at 100 mb/d, and neither ...

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Qatar Petroleum taking over offshore oil field from Oxy

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum / Image source: Qatar Petroleum

Qatar Petroleum will take over the management and operation of the Idd El-Shargi North Dome (ISND) offshore oil ...

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FPSO Aoka Mizu sails away from Dubai

FPSO Aoka Mizu

UK-based Hurricane Energy has announced the sail-away of the Aoka Mizu FPSO from a shipyard in Dubai. 

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Faroe picks up consent for Brasse East well

Faroe Petroleum has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Transocean Arctic.

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SeaBird's vessel to continue working in Gulf of Mexico

SeaBird Exploration has won an extension for one of its seismic vessels working in the Gulf of Mexico.

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DOF Subsea makes senior executive appointment

DOF Subsea, a Norwegian offshore vessel operator, has appointed a new chief commercial officer (CCO).

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Popular news, October 8 – 14, 2018

Ensco-Rowan merger, Modec FPSO order, KBR's offshore deals and more

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U.S. offshore rig count flat at 23

The number of active U.S. offshore rigs remained unchanged at 23 this past, according to a report by Baker Hughes, ...

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SeaBird, MCG increase NCS survey scope

"Due to the planned increased survey scope and current inclement weather in the operative area, a decision has been ...

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Sevan Marine changing name

Sevan Marine, the company famous for its cylindrical design for offshore rigs and production units, is changing its name.

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Lukoil commissions fifth second phase well on V. Filanovsky

Lukoil has commissioned the fifth well at the second development stage of the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the ...

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Equinor awards more work to Maersk Drilling's jack-up rig

Maersk Intrepid

Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract by Equinor for jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid. 

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BP selects KBR for Tortue offshore project FEED

The U.S. engineering and construction giant KBR has won its second important offshore industry related contract in ...

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Hess hires Barakah for maintenance work in Malaysia

Malaysia's Barakah Offshore has received a letter of award from Hess Exploration and Production Malaysia. 

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Gulf of Mexico oil firms resuming ops after hurricane

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas companies have started resuming operations following shut-downs and evacuations ...

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Petrobras to ditch Camarão Norte discovery

Petrobras is abandoning the Camarão Norte discovery located south of the Manati field offshore Brazil. 

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Noble finds work for two drillships

Noble Globetrotter II

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has been awarded contracts for two of its idle drillships. 

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TGS, Schlumberger to undertake Gulf of Mexico seismic survey

TGS and Schlumberger have announced a new multiclient nodal seismic project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

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Fairfield brings in Solstad Offshore PSV duo

Fairfield Betula Limited has awarded Solstad Offshore long-term contracts for two platform supply vessels.

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AF Gruppen scoops North Sea decom job

Norwegian engineering and construction company AF Gruppen has been awarded a new offshore decommissioning project ...

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BP charters Safe Zephyrus flotel for Clair Ridge support

BP has chartered Prosafe's Safe Zephyrus offshore accommodation rig for gangway connected operations at the Clair ...

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Assessment of Husky's Canadian drilling campaign underway

The CEAA si conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling ...

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Ensco-Rowan: All water depths with truly global footprint

Offshore drillers Ensco and Rowan earlier this week announced they would merge to create an offshore drilling ...

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Cox Oil-Energy XXI merger postponed

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (EGC) and Cox Oil LLC have agreed to postpone the closing date of the merger between the two ...

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OET Editors' picks for Offshore Energy Conference

Offshore Energy sessions you can’t miss.

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Østensjø Rederi keeps 'Edda Fauna' busy with DeepOcean

Norwegian offshore vessel supplier Østensjø Rederi has a contract for its Edda Fauna light construction vessel ...

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Workers evacuated from 89 GoM platforms ahead of hurricane

Oil and gas operator in the U.S Gulf of Mexico have continued evacuating personnel from its offshore platform ahead ...

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