Sirius closing in on financing deal for Nigeria block buy

Sirius Petroleum is pushing on with discussions regarding funding of an acquisition of a stake in the shallow-water ...

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Contract for SNE field FPSO goes to MODEC

Australia's Woodside has awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the SNE field ...

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Popular news, February 18 – 24, 2019

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Somali offshore oil dreams threatened by border dispute

Somalian offshore blocks, soon to be offered to interested oil companies as part of its first offshore licensing ...

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Rystad: Global FID volumes in 2019 to triple over last year

A surge in final investment decisions (FIDs) this year on new petroleum projects worldwide could see sanctioned ...

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New drilling contracts pour in for Ensco rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Ensco has secured new drilling contracts for the floater as well as jack-up part of ...

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LOC in rig move, reactivation surveys on Borr Drilling rigs

LOC Group, a service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, has been hired by jack-up rig contractor Borr ...

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Rystad: Top wildcats to watch in 2019

Several wildcat wells planned for 2019 have the potential to be "elephant" finds, according to Norwegian oil and ...

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Anadarko inks Mozambique LNG deal with Pertamina

U.S.-based oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum has entered into another sales agreement for the gas from its ...

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Panoro: Tortue field reservers given a boost

BW Energy's Tortue field reserves in the Dussafu block offshore Gabon have increased, Panoro, a partner in the ...

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Rystad: 33 FPSO vessels to be sanctioned from 2019 to 2021

Norwegian oil and gas intelligence firm Rystad Energy expects 33 FPSO vessels to be sanctioned from 2019 to 2021 as ...

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Sirius gets more time to complete Nigeria block entry

Sirius Petroleum has completed its due diligence regarding the proposed acquisition of a stake in the shallow-water ...

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Popular news, February 11 – 17, 2019

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Anadarko enters another sale agreement for Mozambique gas

Anadarko Petroleum has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Bharat Gas Resources, a subsidiary of Bharat ...

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Global Witness: Soco’s Congo sale unlawful

Oil company Soco International's last year's sale of its offshore block in Congo to Coastal Energy has been put ...

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AAOG to bring Congo well online in April

Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG), is working to bring its TLP-103C well at Tilapia license offshore the Republic of ...

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Aker Energy eyes Dhirubhai-1 FPSO for Ghana project

Ocean Yield has entered into an agreement with Aker Energy for the bareboat charter of the Dhirubhai-1 FPSO vessel ...

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Five new blocks for Shell in Egypt

Oil and gas giant Shell has been awarded five production sharing contracts in Egpyt for three concessions in the ...

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Neptune Energy wins offshore block in Egypt

Neptune Energy has been awarded an oil exploration license in the North West El Amal Offshore Concession in Egypt ...

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Bassoe: Boredom in offshore rig market won't last

It’s gotta stop at some point. And it will. There’s more excitement coming.

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Transocean lines up new offshore rig contracts

Leiv Eiriksson

Following its takeover of Greek driller Ocean Rig, Transocean has been working to employ its now enlarged drilling ...

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First gas flows from BP's project offshore Egypt

Oil and gas giant BP has kicked off first gas production from the second stage of its West Nile Delta development ...

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Chevron to keep Shelf jack-up for another six months

Shelf Drilling has secured a six-month contract extension for the Shelf Drilling Resourceful jack-up rig.

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Telford Offshore adds seven vessels to its fleet

Telford Offshore has concluded a recent acquisition, which has resulted in almost tripling of the number of its ...

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Popular news, February 4 – 10, 2019

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Lekoil awaits judgement on Nigerian offshore license

The Nigerian Federal High Court will deliver its ruling regarding Lekoil increasing its stake in license OPL 310 ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count up by 50 units Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in January 2019 increased by five units sequentially and 50 rigs year-over-year, ...

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