WorldOil Norwell Engineering secures $30 million contract for deepwater India development Aberdeen-based global well engineering and drilling project management firm Norwell Engineering has won a lucrative contract worth more than $30 million with ONGC, India’s national oil company. Aquaterra Energy, Lhyfe and Borr Drilling join on offshore green hydrogen jack-up rig production concept Aquaterra Energy has signed a partnership with renewable hydrogen producer and supplier Lhyfe and offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling to develop an innovative concept for offshore green hydrogen production in the North Sea. Shell reports structural damage to West Delta facilities from Hurricane Ida The West Delta-143 facilities serve as the transfer station for production from Shell’s assets in the Mars corridor in the Gulf of Mexico to onshore crude and natural gas terminals. SBM Offshore completes US$1.6 billion financing of FPSO Sepetiba FPSO Sepetiba will be deployed at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil, 180 kilometers offshore Rio de Janeiro. Shell preps key Gulf of Mexico pipeline for restart after hurricane Ida Royal Dutch Shell is gearing up to restart oil pipelines off the U.S. Gulf Coast, potentially moving the region’s top driller one step closer to restoring some production shut by Hurricane Ida. ExxonMobil’s offshore Guyana win streak continues with Pinktail discovery “These discoveries are part of an extensive well program in the Stabroek Block utilizing six drillships to test play extensions and new concepts, evaluate existing discoveries and complete development wells for the Liza Phase 2 and Payara projects,” said Mike Cousins, senior vice president of exploration and new ventures at ExxonMobil. India’s ONGC considering Woodside stake in offshore Senegal oil field India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. is exploring a purchase of a significant minority stake in the $4 billion-plus Sangomar oil project off the coast of Senegal from Woodside Petroleum Ltd., according to people familiar with the matter. Aquaterra Energy signs three-year Angola platform contract with supermajor Aquaterra Energy has secured a multi-million-dollar agreement with a supermajor to deliver multiple Sea Swift platforms over a three-year period. The platforms will be destined for off the coast of the Cabinda Province, offshore Angola. Strategic Petroleum Reserve draws increase as Gulf oil remains offline The U.S. is granting a second refiner in Louisiana access to the country’s emergency crude stockpiles as most oil-producing platforms in the Gulf of Mexico remain offline after Hurricane Ida. Talos pushes back against Pemex over Zama oilfield takeover Talos Energy Inc., the U.S. offshore explorer behind Mexico’s largest oil discovery in years, is taking the first step toward an international dispute after control of the field was given to state producer Pemex.