Kosmos picks new chief exploration officer

Chief exploration officer and founding partner of offshore oil and gas explorer Kosmos Energy has decided to retire ...

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Popular news, February 11 – 17, 2019

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

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FPSO Liza Destiny to set sail for Guyana this summer

The FPSO vessel Liza Destiny will set sail for the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek block off Guyana in the summer of 2019.

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U.S. to offer 14696 offshore blocks in Gulf of Mexico lease

The U.S. is set to offer 78 million offshore acres in the Gulf of Mexico to interested oil companies in a lease ...

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ExxonMobil in another extension for Rowan drillship

ExxonMobil has exercised the third of four options for the Rowan Companies-owned Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ...

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BHP earmarks $256M for further Trion drilling

Australian company BHP has set aside $256 million for another offshore well following a recent oil discovery at the ...

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BHP allocates nearly $700M for Atlantis project

BHP has approved $696 million in funding to develop the Atlantis Phase 3 project in the US Gulf of Mexico.

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Bristow calls off Columbia merger plan

Houston-based offshore helicopter operator Bristow Group and Columbia Helicopters have mutually agreed to terminate ...

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Rowan drillship to work for Petronas offshore Mexico

Rowan Companies has been awarded a drilling rig contract with Petronas offshore Mexico. 

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Trendsetter delivers subsea equipment for Noble's Leviathan

Trendsetter Engineering has completed the design and build of subsea production equipment for Noble Energy’s ...

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Sentinel to develop offshore oil export terminal in Texas

Sentinel Midstream has revealed the planned development of Texas GulfLink, a deepwater crude oil export terminal ...

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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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Benthic on geotechnical campaign in Brazil for Equinor

Benthic has begun operations for Equinor on a four-month geotechnical campaign in the BM-C-33 and BM-S-8 blocks ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count flat

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. was 19 last week, unchanged from the previous week, according to a ...

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Popular news, February 4 – 10, 2019

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

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Cairn hires Maersk Drilling offshore rig for Mexico ops

Oil company Cairn Energy has hired a Maersk Drilling semi-submersible drilling rig for its drilling program ...

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Schlumberger names new COO

Oilfield services provider Schlumberger has appointed a new chief operating officer (COO) of the company.

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DOF scores batch of new deals

DOF has won several contracts from undisclosed clients for work in Guyana, Saudi Arabia, and the Mediterranean.

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Petrobras sets aside $622M for Vantage rig deal termination

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has set aside $622 million plus interest in case it is forced to pay Vantage ...

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Teekay's Piranema Spirit FPSO gets Petrobras extension

Floating production unit specialist Teekay Offshore has said it has secured a contract extension for one of its ...

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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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WoodMac: Supply chain recovery to continue in 2019

The global offshore upstream supply chain saw signs of recovery in 2018, and this looks set to continue in 2019, ...

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Interview: Higher oil prices alone can’t save OSV players

There is a long ride ahead for the offshore support vessel owners, and some of them might not make it to the finish line

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ExxonMobil strikes two more oil finds offshore Guyana

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil can't stop finding oil in Guyana. After a string of discoveries last year, the company on ...

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TechnipFMC bags EPCI job on Mero

TechnipFMC has been awarded by Petrobras a large engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract ...

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ION in Farofa reimaging program off Brazil

ION Geophysical will expand its multi-client data through a new 2D multi-client reimaging program offshore Brazil.

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