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Hibernia platform production still shut after latest spill

The sheen from the latest spill is reported to have dissipated.

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TechnipFMC in 'significant' PowerNap project award

TechnipFMC will be supplying subsea equipment for Shell's PowerNap subsea tie-back development

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BPC to use Seadrill rig for Bahamas drilling in 2020

Bahamas Petroleum Company has entered into a framework agreement with drilling contractor Seadrill, setting the ...

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Equinor to acquire rights in YPF's block off Argentina

Norwegian oil company Equinor has entered an offshore exploration partnership with Argentina's YPF for work in the ...

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Hilcorp's Cook Inlet survey plan approved

The survey will involve one seismic acquisition vessel and two support vessels.

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ExxonMobil pays $40,000 for near miss incident off Canada

ExxonMobil has been fined $40,000 for a potentially fatal near-miss incident that happened in November 2018 aboard ...

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Another oil spill at Hibernia platform off Canada

"The nature and frequency of these incidents in our offshore area are obviously concerning,” said Scott Tessier, ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 27 units

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. rose to 27 units last week, Baker Hughes reported in its weekly rig ...

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Equinor wraps $965M Caesar/Tonga buy

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has received regulatory approval in the U.S. for the acquisition of Shell's stake in ...

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BW Offshore becomes operator in Brazil. Gets nod for Maromba

The total acquisition price for the Maromba field is USD 115 million

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Husky to resume White Rose oil production after oil spill

Husky Energy is preparing to resume oil production from two offshore drill centers at the White Rose field off ...

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Popular news, August 12 – 18, 2019

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

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Hibernia allowed to resume production following July spill

Canadian offshore regulator has issued an approval to Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) to resume ...

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Hunting acquires riser technologies manufacturer

Hunting PLC has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of RTI Energy Systems (RTIES) for a total cash ...

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MODEC issues $1.1 billion in bonds for FPSO in Brazil

MODEC has decided to issue project bonds to international investors to refinance an FPSO vessel chartered to the ...

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Deep Down books loss despite higher revenues

Houston-based oilfield services company Deep Down reported a net loss for the second quarter of 2019 compared to a ...

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Rystad: FPSO market headed for major renaissance

The global market for floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) is headed for a major renaissance ...

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Petrobras payments lift Vantage back to profit

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling returned to quarterly profit on the back of drilling contract ...

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Westwood: 2019 gas discoveries up and oil down on 2018

High-impact exploration drilling activity increased substantially in the first half of 2019 with 51 exploration ...

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Total takes Pacific drillship for GoM well

Pacific Drilling has won an offshore drilling contract for one of its drillships with Total for operations in the ...

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Solstad secures more work in Brazil

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore has been awarded contracts for its vessels by Total and Equinor for ...

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Tullow makes first oil discovery on Orinduik license

Tullow Oil has made an oil discovery at its Jethro-1 exploration well, drilled on the Orinduik license offshore Guyana.

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PetroRio CFO resigns

The executive director of Brazilian oil and gas company PetroRio has resigned from his positions within the firm.

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U.S. offshore rig count climbs to 25 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. increased by one unit over the last week, according to a Friday report by ...

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Popular news, August 5 – 11, 2019

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

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Murphy Oil greenlights Gulf of Mexico project trio

Murphy Oil has reached a Final Investment Decision for the King's Quay facility, Khaleesi/Mormont, and Samurai ...

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Seacor Marine cutting costs amid slow market recovery

Seacor Marine has started implementing cost-reducing measures, including reduction of the workforce and closure of ...

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