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ADNOC signs ultra-sour gas concession with Eni

The Abu Dhabi government and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have signed the first of a series of concession agreements with Italy’s multi-national oil and gas company, ENI, awarding it a 25% stake in its offshore ultra-sour gas mega project.

Tidewater chooses UniSea to digitalize and standardize business processes

UniSea AS has been selected by Tidewater Inc as their partner in the digitalizing and standardizing of Tidewater’s business processes related to HSEQ and operations.

Global oil and gas leaders discuss evolving energy landscape

Twenty-six of the world’s leading oil and gas sector leaders gathered in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, for a high-level industry forum focused on the evolving dynamics of the energy landscape, and the opportunities for hydrocarbon-produced energy to support global growth, today, and in the future.

Total inaugurates the Kaombo project and reiterates its commitment to Angola

The Angolan State Minister for Economic and Social Development, Manuel Nunes Junior, the Chairman and CEO of Total, Patrick Pouyanné, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sonangol, Carlos Saturnino, inaugurated the Kaombo project

ADNOC signs agreement granting Total a 40% stake in unconventional gas concession

ADNOC has signed an agreement with Total, granting it a 40% stake in the Ruwais Diyab Unconventional Gas Concession.

Tech, oil bear market drop U.S. stocks; bonds rise; markets wrap

U.S. stocks fell amid a fresh batch of weak earnings from the technology sector and concern that a bear market in oil prices may mean trouble for the economy.

Alexey Miller and Germany’s Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier discussed cooperation issues

A Gazprom delegation headed by Alexey Miller, chairman of the company’s management committee, paid a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Norway oil, gas terminals shut after tanker collides with ship

The operators of the Sture oil terminal and the Kollsnes gas processing plant shut down the facilities on Norway’s west coast on Thursday as a precautionary measure after a crude tanker collided with a military vessel nearby.

Aquaterra Energy secures another Johan Sverdrup win

Aquaterra Energy, a leader in global offshore engineering solutions, has today been awarded a contract by Equinor to deliver early well construction operations for the next sixteen wells of the Johan Sverdrup field development.

Croatia launches second onshore license round

Croatia has launched the country’s second onshore license round offering seven onshore blocks all located in Croatia’s prolific Pannonian basin. This is the second of three planned onshore license rounds.

Wartsila acquires Spanish Burriel Navarro

The technology group Wärtsilä has acquired Burriel Navarro, S.L, a company operating in underwater services in the main ports of Spain.

Equinor has awarded jacket contract to Kvaerner for $108 million

Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup licence have awarded a jacket contract for the processing platform for Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to Kværner.

Wärtsilä divests its pumps business

The technology group Wärtsilä has divested its pumps business to Solix Group, a Scandinavian investment company with offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden.

WFW advises Aban Singapore on North Sea blocks acquisitions

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Aban Singapore Pte. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s Aban Offshore Ltd, on its acquisition, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Caldera Petroleum, of a 100% interest in two oil and gas blocks in the UK North Sea for a non-cash consideration of $75 million.

Turkey explores contested Mediterranean waters

Turkey’s first deep-sea drilling ship, flanked by Turkish war vessels, set sail Tuesday looking for natural gas and oil in contested waters of the Mediterranean, a launch liable to exacerbate longstanding tensions with Greece.

Claxton to support MOL Norge’s first well program on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Claxton, a leading supplier of engineering and services for shallow-water, jackup-depth markets in subsea services group Acteon, has been contracted to support MOL Norge AS on its first well program on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Equinor reports Skruis discovery in the Johan Castberg license

Equinor and partners ENI and Petoro have completed the Skruis exploration well in the Johan Castberg license.

Wellesley reports successful appraisal of Grosbeak discovery

Wellesley Petroleum AS, the exploration company focused on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) announces the successful appraisal of the Grosbeak Discovery in the Northern North Sea by wells 35/11-21S and 35/11-21A.

PD&MS secures further contract renewal with Chrysaor in North Sea

PD&MS Group has secured a contract renewal for up to two years with one of the UK’s leading independent E&P companies, Chrysaor, following successful delivery on the assets since they were purchased in 2017.

Equinor contracts Rowan Stavanger for drilling at Gudrun field

Rowan Norway Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two wells at Gudrun field by use of the Rowan Stavanger jackup rig.