Popular news, August 27 – September 2, 2018

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

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Ex-Petrofac man becomes OPITO strategic development director

Global standards and workforce development organization OPITO has named a new director of strategic development.

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Interview: Banks interested in rigs' money making potential

Many investors not only want to know the fair market value of an asset, but they also take into account projected ...

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ExxonMobil spins drill bit off Australia

Esso Deepwater Gippsland, an Australian subsidiary of ExxonMobil, has begun an offshore exploration drilling ...

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Popular news, August 20 – 26, 2018

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Edda Fonn offshore vessel sold to New Zealand Navy

The Navy said the project budget for the purchase, modifications, and introduction into service of the dive and ...

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Santos buying Quadrant Energy for $2.15 billion

Australian energy company Santos is set to buy its compatriot Quadrant Energy for $2.15 billion, plus potential ...

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Melbana exits non-core Vulcan Sub-basin offshore blocks

Melbana Vulcan assets map

Australia's Melbana Energy has exited two non-core offshore permits in North-West Australia's Vulcan Sub-basin.

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Dorado one of largest oil finds ever on Australia's NWS

Quadrant Energy's Dorado offshore discovery is one of the largest ever oil discoveries in Australia's North Western ...

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Popular news, August 13 – 19, 2018

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Report: Pertamina takes JDC jack-up for one year

Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation Pertamina has reportedly hired one of JDC’s jack-up rigs.

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Tap Oil rejects Northern Gulf offer (Australia)

Australia’s Tap Oil has dismissed the takeover offer made by Northern Gulf Petroleum Holdings Limited, and has ...

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Gov't reviewing south-east Australian offshore blocks

The Australian government will make a review into the commercial value of south-east Australian offshore petroleum ...

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Dorado: Australia's biggest oil discovery this century

WoodMac Australasia upstream senior analyst Daniel Toleman shares his thoughts on the recent Dorado discovery in ...

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Majors leave period of dismal project delivery behind

The oil and gas industry may have finally turned around from "always delivering upstream projects behind schedule ...

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Polarcus completes 3D survey over Melbana’s Beehive prospect

Seismic player Polarcus has completed the acquisition of the Beehive 3D seismic survey offshore Australia for Melbana.

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Karoon Gas Australia chairman passes away

Australian oil and gas explorer Karoon Gas Australia has informed that its Chairman Dr. David Klinger passed away ...

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Carnarvon: More potential in Phoenix South-3 well

Phoenix South-3 well offshore Australia has the potential for more hydrocarbons, according to Carnarvon Petroleum.

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Popular news, August 6 - 12, 2018

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Iran sanctions, trade tensions threaten oil supply, demand

The International Energy Agency has warned that the U.S. sanctions on Iran could cause a spike in oil prices later ...

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International offshore rig count rises in July

The international offshore rig count for July 2018 increased both sequentially and year-over-year, according to a ...

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Cue Energy gets more time to prepare for Ironbark-1 drilling

Cue Energy has received a one-year extension and suspension for future work on the WA-359-P permit offshore Australia.

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Wood helping with concept selection for Scarborough field

Woodside has said the cost of development of the Scarborough field could fall in the range between $8.5 billion and ...

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Melbana gets OK to simplify future work on Beehive

The Beehive prospect has been described as "potentially the largest undrilled hydrocarbon prospect in Australia."

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Elevated gas readings spotted during Phoenix South-3 ops

Quadrant Energy has noticed elevated gas readings during drilling operations on the Phoenix South-3 well, ...

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Dorado an 'incredible find' as Quadrant finds more oil

Quadrant Energy has made additional oil discoveries in the Crespin and Milne Members of its Dorado-1 well offshore ...

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TGS completes Capreolus 3D data buy from Polarcus

Norwegian geophysical company TGS has completed the purchase of the Capreolus 3D seismic survey from Polarcus.

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