U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 23 units

The number of U.S. offshore rigs rose to 23 active units during this past week, according to the weekly rig count ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count for September rises

The worldwide offshore rig count for September 2018 rose year-on-year but slightly dipped compared to August 2018.

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Solstad's Normand Reach CSV wins non-O&G gig

Offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has won a charter for its Normand Reach offshore vessel. The vessel, usually ...

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Petrobras completes Mero well test

FPSO Pioneiro de Libra

Petrobras has concluded the extended well test in the Mero field, located in the block of Libra, in Santos Basin’s ...

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Petrobras orders subsea production system for Mero

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and related services for ...

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Shawcor pens Liza pipe coating deal with Saipem

Shawcor has been assigned work on the Exxon-operated Liza I and II deepwater development projects located offshore ...

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Noble Energy, Edison give up on Falkland Islands block

Oil companies Noble Energy and Edison have decided to relinquish their stakes in the PL001 offshore license in the ...

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Report: Marathon Oil looking to exit UK North Sea business

The U.S. oil company Marathon Oil is reportedly looking to exit the UK North Sea business to focus on the U.S. onshore.

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Dyna-Mac in alliance with JEDCO and Meridian

Dyna-Mac has entered into a strategic alliance with Joint Efficient Developments Consultancy (JEDCO) and Meridian ...

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Subsea 7, OneSubsea pick up Gulf of Mexico Katmai field deal

A joint venture between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea has won a contract with Fieldwood Energy for work in the U.S. Gulf ...

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Horizon Maritime, NAO in merger talks

New-York listed offshore support vessel owner Nordic American Offshore is contemplating a merger deal with Canada's ...

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Former CEO of SBM Offshore gets jail time for paying bribes

SBM Offshore’s former CEO Tony Mace has been sentenced to three years in prison for his involvement in an ...

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Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP take acreage offshore Brazil

5th Production Sharing Round

Oil majors Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and BP were among successful bidders for offshore acreage offered in Brazil ...

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Popular news, September 24 – 30, 2018

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

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No change in U.S. offshore rig count

The number of U.S. offshore rigs remained unchanged last week, according to a Friday report by Baker Hughes, a GE ...

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Transocean drillship wins extension with Petrobras

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has won a contract extension from Petrobras for one of the company’s drillships.

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Talos: Zama appraisal drilling imminent

Talos Energy, the operator of the large Zama discovery offshore Mexico, has received approval for the Zama ...

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Petrobras to pay $853M in bribery case settlement

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has reached non-prosecution settlements with the U.S. and Brazilian authorities, ...

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Court rules against Dommo in Brazilian field case

Brazilian oil and gas company Dommo Energia has lost a dispute with compatriot companies QGEP and Barra Energia ...

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Equinor orders shuttle tankers for Roncador

Equinor has now entered into contracts for two newbuilt shuttle tanker with the shipowner Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers.

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Byron begins SM 71 well recompletion ops

Byron Energy has begun recompletion operations on the F2 well on its Gulf of Mexico South Marsh Island Block 71 project.

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U.S. to offer 70 million acres in Gulf of Mexico lease sale

U.S. to offer 70 million acres in Gulf of Mexico lease sale in March 2019

The U.S. authorities have proposed to offer 78 million acres in a Gulf of Mexico lease sale scheduled for March ...

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Jumbo in FSRU mooring gig offshore Brazil

Malaysia's Sapura has hired Dutch Jumbo to perform the transportation and installation of an FSRU Mooring System ...

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W&T Offshore's GoM well 'exceeds pre-drill estimates'

W&T Offshore has drilled an exploration well from the South Timbalier 311 platform in the Gulf of Mexico that is ...

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Petrobras output in August drops due to maintenance

Petrobras has reported that its total production of oil and gas, including NGL, in August 2018 was 2.47 million ...

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OGCI members move to tackle methane emissions

Following last week's news that three U.S. oil companies would join the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative, OGCI on ...

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Karoon to spud first well in Z-38 block off Peru in 2020

Australian oil and gas explorer Karoon has lifted force majeure from its Block Z-38 offshore Peru, and is looking ...

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