Popular news, December 3 – 9, 2018

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

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Tower Resources bringing Topaz Driller rig back to Cameroon

Tower Resources has via its Cameroon subsidiary hired the Topaz Driller jack-up rig from Vantage Drilling for ...

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Sirius Petroleum adds Precision to portfolio

Sirius Petroleum has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Precision Energy Tetra 109 from PEG.

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Update: Pirates board offshore vessel in Nigeria

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An offshore vessel was reportedly attacked and boarded by pirates on Tuesday while on its way to an FPSO offshore ...

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IHS Markit to rig owners: Curb your enthusiasm!

Following several years of depressing market conditions, offshore rig owners have started showing optimism about ...

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We’re ready to compete, Pacific Drilling’s new CEO says

Pacific Drilling, an offshore drilling specialist with one of the younger fleets in the industry is off to a fresh ...

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BW offloads first oil cargo from Adolo FPSO

First oil cargo was offloaded from the BW Offshore-owned FPSO BW Adolo on Sunday, December 2.

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Date set for Lekoil's Nigerian offshore license hearing

Lekoil has been given a hearing date by the Nigerian Federal High Court in a process to increase its stake in ...

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Popular news, November 26 – December 2, 2018

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

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TechnipFMC, Van Oord land Mozambique work

Anadarko has selected a consortium consisting of TechnipFMC and Van Oord as the preferred tenderer for the offshore ...

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Tullow takes interest in blocks off Comoros

Oil and gas exploration company Tullow Oil has farmed into licenses located in the Indian Ocean offshore Comoros.  

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WoodMac: Deepwater cost reduction to come to a close

Impending cyclical cost inflation could raise break-even costs in an otherwise healthy deepwater industry, energy ...

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Aquaterra to install two platforms for project off Nigeria

Aquaterra Energy and its local partner Maerlin Nigeria have been awarded a contract by First E&P to design, ...

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Lekoil asks for more time on Nigerian offshore license

Lekoil has requested relief from enforcement of expiration of the exploration license for lease OPL 310 from the ...

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Drilling restarts at AAOG's Tilapia field off Congo

Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) has resumed drilling operations on the TLP-103C well at its Tilapia field offshore Congo.

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Popular news, November 19 – 25, 2018

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

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Yinson's Adoon FPSO in 3-month contract extension

Yinson's Adoon FPSO in 3-month contract extension

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Borr Drilling reveals a batch of new jack-up contracts

Borr Drilling, one of the youngest drilling companies in the offshore industry, on Tuesday said it had secured six ...

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E. Guinea minister tells oil firms to cut ties with Subsea 7

Energy minister of Equatorial Guinea has ordered oil and gas companies working in the country to cancel all ...

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African Petroleum to exit Sierra Leone

Independent oil and gas exploration company African Petroleum has decided to exit its two operated licenses in ...

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BW sanctions second phase of Tortue offshore development

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BW Offshore, an FPSO specialist turned oil operator via its BW Energy subsidiary, has sanctioned the second phase ...

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Nigeria: ExxonMobil extends rig deal with Shelf Drilling

Shelf Drilling, one of the world's largest jack-up rig owners, has secured a contract extension for its Trident XIV ...

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Popular news, November 12 – 18, 2018

The most read offshore industry news of the week

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Otakikpo partners moving to data interpretation stage

The 3D seismic acquisition and processing operations on the Otakikpo field offshore Nigeria have been completed.

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Shelf Drilling: Jack-up utilization rising, dayrates low

Jack-up rig specialist Shelf Drilling expects rig utilization to further increase in 2019, but the CEO has ...

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Ocean Rig Poseidon rig starts Eni work in Angola

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has informed that its drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon has been hired by Eni, and has ...

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Eni in another partnership with Mubadala

Italian oil company Eni has sold to UAE-based Mubadala Petroleum a 20% stake in the Nour North Sinai offshore ...

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