Lebanon offshore round tender invitation

The blocks open for bidding are Blocks 1, 2, 5, 8, and 10

Worldwide offshore rig count in June up by 56 rigs

The worldwide offshore rig count in June 2019 rose by 9 units sequentially and rpse by 56 units year-over-year, ...

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Canada assessing BHP, Suncor offshore drilling proposals

Canadian authorities have begun environmental assessments for two offshore exploration projects proposed by BHP ...

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Offshore rig market should love China’s energy independence

With nearly 60 offshore rigs, China is doing everything it can to boost oil and gas production. And the country’s ...

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OPEC+ extends oil output cuts till March 2020

Following OPEC’s decision on Monday to extend the voluntary oil production cuts in order to keep oil prices stable, ...

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Brazilian police raids Singapore rig builder's office

The search warrant the Brazilian authorities execute was related to the “Operacao Lava Jato”

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Offshore driller EnscoRowan changing name

Offshore drilling company EnscoRowan, formed by a recent merger between Ensco and Rowan, is changing its name.

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Eni produces first oil from Miztón field off Mexico

Italian oil company Eni has started the early production phase from the Miztón field in Area 1, located in the ...

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Two workers killed aboard Shell's GoM platform

For Illustration only; Shell's Auger platform - Image source: Shell

Two offshore workers have been killed in an incident aboard Shell's Auger platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Equinor hires Safe Concordia flotel for Brazil ops

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe has won a contract for its Safe Concordia flotel with Equinor in Brazil.

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Shell taps CHC for helicopter services offshore Brazil

Oil major Shell has hired offshore helicopter provider CHC to support its exploration and appraisal work offshore Brazil.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count goes up to 26 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. increased to 26 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports ...

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Popular news, June 24 - 30, 2019

These are the most read articles of the week on Offshore Energy Today

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Icahn in push to replace Oxy directors

Activist investor Carl Icahn is pushing to oust and replace four directors at Occidental Petroleum’s board over ...

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GulfSlope to enter shallow water drilling JV

JV will be targeting supra salt prospects that have been overlooked by the industry

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W&T Offshore takes Exxon's eastern GoM assets

W&T Offshore has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with ExxonMobil to acquire its interests in and ...

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Talos done with Zama appraisal. FID in 2020

U.S. oil company Talos has completed the appraisal at the third and final appraisal well at its giant Zama offshore ...

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Total sees record production in Tierra del Fuego

Total has achieved record production in Tierra del Fuego with a volume of 22.8 million cubic meters/day from the ...

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VIDEO: Guyana's first FPSO named in Singapore

Naming ceremony for SBM Offshore’s Liza Destiny FPSO, destined for ExxonMobil’s Liza field in Guyana, was held last ...

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Peru approves Tullow's entry in two offshore licenses

The Government of Peru has approved Tullow Oil's entry into country's two offshore licenses, Z-38 and Z-64.

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TechnipFMC pays $301.3M to settle Brazil bribery case

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has agreed to pay $301.3 million to the U.S. and Brazilian authorities to ...

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LLOG starts production from Buckskin field in Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator LLOG has started production from the Buckskin offshore field in the deepwater Gulf of ...

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Repsol hires Maersk Valiant drillship for Mexico drilling

Spanish oil firm Repsol has hired a Maersk Drilling drillship for offshore drilling in Mexico.

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Eni, IBM launch new AI-based research platform

Italian oil major Eni and IBM have launched the Cognitive Discovery research platform following a multiyear ...

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WoodMac: Both tight oil & deepwater have vital roles to play

Deepwater and tight oil are two of the upstream sector’s great growth themes, but are often considered to be at ...

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Petrobras pays $700M for Vantage rig contract termination

Brazil’s Petrobras has paid Vantage Drilling $700.9 million for 2015 drillship termination and certain unpaid ...

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U.S. offshore rig count flat at 24

The number of offshore units in the U.S. has remained the same over the course of last week, according to Friday ...

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Popular news, June 17 – 23, 2019

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

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