API’s IM standards boost offshore safety

API is continuing to lead the way on safety

Bassoe: Enigma of offshore drilling rig values

Available assets, lack of capital, and sluggish fundamental market improvement are keeping rig values under pressure

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Equinor expands in Australia with new exploration permit

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has been awarded exploration acreage in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore ...

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Santos achieves strong oil flow from Dorado

The initial flow test of the Caley reservoir from the Santos-operated Dorado-3 appraisal well off Australia has ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count in September up 43 rigs Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in September 2019 decreased by four units sequentially, but increased by 43 units ...

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Mitsui pens agreement to further develop Transborders FLNG

Perth-based Transborders Energy has signed a joint study agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to further ...

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OPEC, gas counterpart GECF ink MoU to strengthen cooperation

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) have ...

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Popular news, September 30 - October 6, 2019

The most popular news on Offshore Energy Today last week.

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Timor-Leste launches 2nd oil and gas licensing round

The Government of Timor-Leste has launched an international licensing round for oil and gas exploration in the ...

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Conrad spuds first of two Duyung wells

Conrad Petroleum has started drilling the first of two wells at its operated Duyung Production Sharing Contract in ...

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Total and Santos get more time for Beehive decision

Melbana Energy has received a request from Total and Santos to extend by one month the date by which they must ...

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Valaris nets $245M in revenue backlog with new gigs

Valaris, previously known as EnscoRowan, has secured new contracts and contract extensions with associated revenue ...

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Rosneft strikes oil off Sakhalin Island

Russian oil firm Rosneft has made an oil discovery offshore the Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East.

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Polarcus secures prefunding for XArray project in Australia

Seismic services player Polarcus has secured high industry prefunding for a multi-client project in Australia.

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Popular news, September 23 – 29, 2019

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

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Santos expands Dorado foothold with new block

Santos has been awarded new acreage "on-trend" and near its world-class Dorado oil discovery offshore Western ...

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Jadestone replaces Montara umbilicals

Jadestone Energy has replaced subsea umbilical cables at its Montara field offshore Australia, a move that should ...

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SAExploration scoops ocean-bottom seismic deal in APAC

Ocean bottom node seismic company SAExploration has won a new $28 million ocean-bottom marine project award in Asia ...

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ConocoPhillips nears Barossa FID with gas pipeline contract

ConocoPhillips has awarded a gas export pipeline contract for the Barossa project offshore Australia thereby taking ...

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COSL rig mobilizes for Duyung drilling campaign

A COSL-owned jack-up rig has been mobilized for Conrad Petroleum's two-well campaign at the Duyung PSC in the West ...

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NOPSEMA needs more time to assess Equinor’s Bight plan

Australia's offshore regulator NOPSEMA has extended its decision time-frame needed to assess Equinor's environment ...

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OGCI launches large-scale carbon capture initiative

The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), an initiative to tackle climate change and backed by 13 oil companies, ...

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Inpex preparing for Ichthys surveys

Inpex is preparing to undertake geotechnical and geophysical surveys at the Ichthys field located offshore Australia.

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NOPSEMA begins assessment of Gem seismic survey plan

Australia's offshore regulator NOPSEMA has begun an assessment of SapuraOMV’s environment plan for the Gem 3D ...

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Popular news, September 16 – 22, 2019

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

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Magseis Fairfield enters new node crew lease deal

Magseis Fairfield has signed a new node crew lease contract in the Asia Pacific region.

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Australia: Dorado-3 flow test beats expectations

Dorado-3 Baxter reservoir contains a condensate-rich gas capable of flowing at commercial rates with minimal impurities.

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NOPSEMA resumes review of Equinor’s Bight plan

NOPSEMA has resumed its assessment of Equinor's Great Australia Bight offshore drilling plans following the oil ...

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