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AOG Daily: 2018 / December

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 03:18

Spain Strains to Meet Record Renewables Goal

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa is booking 14 colossal specialized cranes, has hired new staff and boosted capacity by up to 80 percent at its…
Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company. All-electric actuated subsea boosting system.…
Houston-based Cheniere Energy Partners has signed a 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with a subsidiary of Petronas, Malaysia's state-owned oil and natural gas…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:20

MHI Vestas Orders Esvagt SOV

Danish shipping company Esvagt is to provide MHI Vestas with a new service operation vessel for work on Moray East offshore wind farm off the…
French utility Engie and Spanish partner EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) announced their alliance with the Japanese group Sumitomo Corporation to build the French offshore wind farms…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:16

CNOOC in Cooperation Pact with Nine Oil Majors

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has signed Strategic Cooperation Agreements with 9 international oil companies including: Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Equinor, Husky, KUFPEC, Roc Oil, Shell,…
The oil and gas producer Neptune Energy has announced the appointment of Eko Lumadyo as Managing Director of its Indonesian business, based in Jakarta. Eko…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:15

President Energy Strikes Oil in Argentina

UK-based oil and gas company President Energy President Energy has encountered oil in the third and final well of its current drill programme at the…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:14

Senex Energy Gemba Tests Successful

Australian energy company Senex Energy has successfully tested a gas exploration well in the Cooper Basin in South Australia. Location of Gemba-1 and surrounding infrastructure.…
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has successfully completed the processing platform (P1) for Johan Sverdrup Field development and delivered it to Equinor according…
Russia’s maritime shipping company Sovcomflot has announced that it has entered into a new USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility with a consortium of…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:47

Ocean Installer Clinches Johan Castberg Deal

Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer and Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA have signed a contract that covers the floating production storage and offloading unit…
Finland oil refining and marketing company Neste Corporation and Swedish bunker and marine fuels provider ScanOcean AB enter into cooperation in delivering Neste’s low-sulfur marine…
Oil prices tumbled on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts that record U.S. and Russian output will hit a market that may see…
A leniency deal between Brazilian prosecutors and Dutch-based SBM Offshore has been approved by a judge, opening the way for the marine engineering group to…
Dutch energy company Eneco will be privatised via an auction next year, the company and its shareholders said on Tuesday.The decision marks the end of…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 03:20

Lithuania Plans to Buy an FSRU

Lithuania has given the go ahead to state-owned Klaipedos Nafta to purchase a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage vessel by late 2024, as it shores…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 03:16

Angola's Soyo LNG Plant Resumes Production

Angola's Soyo liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has resumed production after a "controlled" shutdown, a spokeswoman for Angola LNG said on Tuesday. © Anatoly Kolodey…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 03:01

DNO Buys More Faroe Shares

Norwegian oil firm DNO has bought another 914,732 shares in Faroe Petroleum at 151.6 pence each, it said on Tuesday. © pauws99 / Adobe Stock…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 02:40

Husky Gets Regulatory Approvals to Buy MEG

Canadian oil and gas producer Husky Energy Inc said on Tuesday it has received regulatory approvals to buy rival MEG Energy Corp, but MEG has…
Monday, 17 December 2018 18:05

Indonesia Approves Eni’s Merakes Project

Italian energy giant Eni announced that Indonesia has approved its investment plan for the Merakes project, located in the Kutei Basin, offshore East Kalimantan. Image:…
Monday, 17 December 2018 18:01

Subsea 7 Wins Shearwater Deal from Shell

Offshore engineering and construction specialist Subsea 7 has won an EPCI contract from Royal Dutch Shell for the Shearwater Fulmar Gas Line (FGL) Re-Plumb project,…
German energy group Uniper and Japanese shipping group Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) have agreed to intensify efforts on the Wilhelmshaven FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification…
The  global engineering company based in Oslo Aker Solutions announced that it will provide engineering services for BP’s Clair South project in the UK North…
The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has welcome a decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) to add a new item…
Monday, 17 December 2018 08:58

Fire Erupts at Manguinhos Refinery

A fire broke out at the Manguinhos oil refinery in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, according to the local fire department, and television footage showed…
Angola’s Sonangol and British supermajor BP on Monday signed an agreement to progress to final investment decision (FID) for the development of the Platina field…
Monday, 17 December 2018 06:10

Mexico Targets 50% Jump in Oil Output

Mexico aims to lift oil and gas production by almost 50 percent in the next six years and in January will award infrastructure and drilling…
A number of institutional investors in ExxonMobil Corp have said they will file a shareholder resolution which calls on the world's largest oil company to…
Monday, 17 December 2018 05:32

New O&G Projects to Expected to Accelerate Featured

The number of new oil and gas projects will rise five-fold next year from a 2015 trough but overall spending is still unlikely to be…
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