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Chevron awards OneSubsea 20-year GOM equipment and services contract

Chevron awards OneSubsea 20-year subsea equipment and services master contract for the Gulf of Mexico, supporting all subsea development projects with standardized equipment, including technologies that can withstand up to 20,000 psi.

McDermott relocates subsea center of excellence following BP awards

McDermott announced it has relocated its Subsea Center of Excellence to Bedfont Lakes office park near Feltham in London, following the recent award of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Natural Gas Project, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

Norway’s Halfwave scores four major pipeline inspection contracts

In-line oil and gas pipeline inspection technology company Halfwave has been awarded four contract wins for subsea inspection in the first half of 2019, seeing its ROV mounted ARTEMIS tool utilized on major oilfield projects around the world.

BOEM announces region-wide lease sale for GOM

BOEM will offer 77.8 million GOM acres, including all available unleased areas in federal waters.

BHP adds three wells to successful Trinidad deepwater campaign

BHP completes phase three of its deepwater drilling campaign offshore Trinidad, discovering gas in three new wells.

AFC invests $100 million in Aker Energy's DWTCTP, offshore Ghana

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) announces today it has financed Aker Energy A.S., a subsidiary of Aker ASA. AFC's support is through investing in $100 million of convertible bond notes with an intention to participate in follow on fund raising activities for the development of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block (DWTCTP), offshore Ghana.

Hurricane Barry halts large portion of GOM oil output

Hurricane Barry shut-in three-quarters of U.S. GOM crude production.

Pemex under pressure with AMLO ruling Mexico’s economy

The surprise departure of Mexico’s finance minister has the state oil company’s watchers biting their nails.

World of oil and gas

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Talos Energy has completed its appraisal program for the Zama discovery on Block 7, in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste basin.

Acteon acquires Proserv’s field technology services, survey businesses

Subsea services group Acteon is adding subsea cutting expertise to its Claxton brand with the acquisition of Proserv’s international Field Technology Services and Survey business units.

Eni awarded new E&P license in the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana

Eni (70%) and its partner Vitol (30%) have been awarded rights to Block WB03, located in the medium deep waters of the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana.

South Africa working on new oil, gas policy to enable growth

South Africa is working on a policy to govern the development of oil and gas resources after calls by potential investors to shield the industry from a long-running debate over laws that apply to mining exploration.

LLOG reports start of production at Buckskin Project, in deepwater GOM

LLOG Exploration Company, LLC has announced that it has initiated production from the Buckskin Project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Libra Consortium takes FID on Mero-2 FPSO in Brazil’s pre-salt

Libra Consortium has announced the final investment decision to contract the Mero-2 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to be deployed at Mero field offshore Santos basin in Brazil.

SPE Offshore Europe gets brand new backdrop for 2019

This year, returning attendees of SPE Offshore Europe (OE) will notice some new scenery.

Creating the right jobs will ensure Vision 2035 succeeds

Interview with Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, OGUK

Using integrated technologies in project development

An interview with Colette Cohen, CEO, Oil and Gas Technology Centre; and Jim Lenton, President, Upstream Integrated Solutions, Worley

SPE Offshore Europe-2019 conference chairman sees exciting future ahead for UKCS

Interview with OE 2019 Chairman Michael Borrell, Senior V.P., North Sea and Russia, Total

SPE Offshore Europe 2019: Breakthrough to Excellence – Our license to operate

Recognized by professionals in the upstream industry’s offshore sector as Europe’s leading E&P event, the SPE Offshore Europe (OE) Conference & Exhibition is gearing up for another year in Aberdeen, Scotland.

SPE Offshore Europe 2019 awaits you!

The SPE Offshore Europe 2019 conference and exhibition is fast approaching.