http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Neptune Energy completes Seagull manifold installation https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/11/25/neptune-energy-completes-seagull-manifold-installation Neptune Energy and its joint venture partners, bp and JAPEX, have completed the safe and successful installation of the manifold and umbilical for the Seagull project in the UK Central North Sea. Helix Energy Solutions partners with Trendsetter Engineering for global integrated hydraulic intervention services agreement https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/11/8/helix-energy-solutions-partners-with-trendsetter-engineering-for-global-integrated-hydraulic-intervention-services-agreement The new partnership will integrate Trendsetter’s 15,0000psi Subsea Tree Injection Manifold and experienced personnel into Helix’s state-of-the-art fleet of well intervention vessels and equipment used to perform well services globally. Guyana seeks a 135-mile subsea gas pipeline to extend its energy win streak https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/19/guyana-seeks-a-135-mile-subsea-gas-pipeline-to-extend-its-energy-win-streak Guyana will likely become one of South America’s top oil producers over the next four years, but the world’s newest petrostate increasingly sees gas as the bedrock for growing its domestic economy. U.S. Coast Guard boards vessel suspected of damaging subsea pipeline https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/18/us-coast-guard-boards-vessel-suspected-of-damaging-subsea-pipeline The U.S. Coast Guard boarded a container ship that dragged its anchor near to a Southern California subsea pipeline that was the source of an oil spill earlier this month. Turkish Petroleum awards Schlumberger contract to tap its largest gas reserve https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/15/turkish-petroleum-awards-schlumberger-contract-to-tap-its-largest-gas-reserve Turkish Petroleum has awarded Schlumberger a significant contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of end-to-end production solutions for the Sakarya gas field, Turkey’s largest gas reserve. Democrats seek stricter regulation of offshore oil and gas infrastructure https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/14/democrats-seek-stricter-regulation-of-offshore-oil-and-gas-infrastructure House Democrats are making the case for stricter regulation of thousands of abandoned wells, platforms and pipelines off the U.S. coasts following the biggest off-shore spill in California in nearly 30 years. DOF Subsea and Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. form strategic alliance for global AUV services https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/11/dof-subsea-and-ocean-floor-geophysics-inc-form-strategic-alliance-for-global-auv-services The partnership leverages the two businesses’ recent collaboration in the development of the OFG AUV non-contact integrated Cathodic Protection (iCP) inspection system, and enable the sharing of resources on several pipeline inspection and geohazard surveys. UK grants North Sea subsea carbon storage license in pursuit of COP26 goals https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/11/uk-grants-north-sea-subsea-carbon-storage-license-in-pursuit-of-cop26-goals The UK Oil and Gas Authority  has awarded a carbon dioxide appraisal and storage license to Harbour Energy, boosting the drive to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. SPIE awarded multi-year engineering services contract for Jansz-Io Compression project https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/10/4/spie-awarded-multi-year-engineering-services-contract-for-jansz-io-compression-project As the reservoir pressure of the Jansz-Io field declines after years of production, compression infrastructure is required to enhance the recoverability of the field. Who pays: Allocating liability for plugging and abandonment costs in the GOM’s OCS https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2021/september-2021/features/who-pays-allocating-liability-for-plugging-and-abandonment-costs-in-the-gom-s-ocs Lessees and interest-holders in the Gulf of Mexico should carefully evaluate the existing contractual language governing their investments in light of case law and consider adding bond requirements or additional consideration in exchange for a specific, express release of costs associated with decommissioning obligations.