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Shell Adds New FPSO in Brazil

Oct 25, 2018

New, deep-water production is underway today at the Lula Extreme South in the Brazilian Santos Basin.  Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda. (Shell) and consortium partners, announces that the FPSO P-69 is now producing…

Sembcorp Marine, Teekay Offshore Pact on Petrojarl Varg FPSO

Oct 22, 2018

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine,  has signed an agreement with Varg L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., for engineering, procurement and construction works related to the modification…

Van Oord Bags Husky Energy's West White Rose Project

Oct 19, 2018

Dutch offshore and dredging services specialist Van Oord has been awarded the contract to carry out offshore installation works for the West White Rose Project of the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada.The project will give Canadian oil company…

Hurricane FPSO Leaves Dubai After Upgrade, Shetlands First Oil Seen in H1

Oct 15, 2018

The Aoka Mizu floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel ordered by Hurricane Energy has left Dubai following a series of upgrades, the company said, another milestone for the group as it seeks to extract so-called fractured basement oil in Britain…

Shell Sees Nigeria Corruption Trial Lasting Many Months

Oct 11, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell expects a landmark corruption trial over a Nigerian oil deal to last many months, warning staff of continued critical media coverage in the $1.3 billion case, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.Shell's Legal Director…

New Book Release: Why Only Two FPSOs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico?

Oct 09, 2018

The Late Start and Twenty Year Saga.More than 40 years have passed since the trailblazing Shell Castellon started operation as the first floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in 1977. Ever since, hundreds of these vessels have operated worldwide…

DOF Bags Contract Extension in Brazil

Oct 08, 2018

Norwegian supply shipping company DOF ASA said its vessel Skandi Hav has been granted a 226-day extension by Petrobras in support of work offshore Brazil.The 1983-built Skandi Hav is now secured firm until June 8, 2019.The vessel is currently…

Aker Solutions to Supply Subsea Production System for Mero 1

Oct 05, 2018

Aker Solutions said it has secured an order from Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and related services for the Mero 1 project, the first full production project within the major Mero field development, one of the largest oil discoveries in Brazil's pre-salt area…

Petrobras Repays 2 Bln Real Loan, Opens Fresh Credit Line

Oct 05, 2018

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Friday it prepaid a 2 billion real ($516.13 million) loan due in 2020 from Banco do Brasil, and opened a new credit line for the same amount with the same bank due in 2025.The…

Aker Solutions to Provide Brownfield Services for BP in Angola

Oct 04, 2018

Aker Solutions has been awarded a five-year agreement to supply brownfield modifications, maintenance and operations support for BP's Greater Plutonio and PSVM fields offshore Angola.The work scope covers the supply of engineering, procurement…

Norway's Goliat Oilfield to Restart by Friday

Oct 04, 2018

Oil production at Eni's Arctic Goliat field off the coast of Norway will restart by Friday following maintenance, the company told Reuters on Thursday.The restart had originally been planned for Oct. 1, but Eni extended the outage to carry out…

Petrobras Test Well at Mero Field Reached 58,000 BPD

Oct 03, 2018

Oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, said on Wednesday it finished a long-term test at the Mero field in the Libra pre-salt area with positive results.The Brazilian company said in a statement that the well used for the test in Mero reached an average production of 58…

Chevron Extends North Sea Contract with Petrofac

Oct 03, 2018

Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) division has secured a 12-month engineering services contract extension from Chevron North Sea Limited. The agreement, which has been held by Petrofac since 2014, commenced on September 30…

Petrobras to Pay $853 Mln US Fine in Car Wash Probe

Sep 27, 2018

Petróleo Brasileiro SA will pay an $853.2 million fine to settle U.S. criminal charges the Brazilian state-run oil company bribed politicians and then sought to conceal the payments, the Justice Department said on Thursday.The settlement with U…

Petrobras to Resume Building Its Own Platforms

Sep 27, 2018

Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA will build its own oil platforms again from 2023, regardless of who wins the presidential election next month, an executive at the state-run oil company said.Petrobras' 2019-2023 business plan, set to be released in December…

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