News
December 06, 2022
Philippine upstream oil and gas company PXP Energy Corp. is in talks with another Chinese firm for potential exploration in the South China Sea, Chairman Manuel Pangilinan said.
News
December 05, 2022
Ocean services provider DeepOcean and Akvaplan-niva have signed an agreement to cooperate regarding the potential utilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and unmanned glider vehicles (USVs) to perform environmental studies for offshore wind and oil and gas developments.
News
December 02, 2022
TotalEnergies SE has applied for environmental authorization toward developing its gas discoveries offshore South Africa. Development of the block could potentially revive state-owned PetroSA’s 45,000-barrel-a-day Mossel Bay gas-to-liquids plant, which has run out of feedstock.
News
November 30, 2022
Offshore Energies UK, the leading trade body for the UK’s offshore energy industry, has launched a report pinpointing key skills shortages that could put the transition to cleaner energies at risk.
Article
November
Chemical scale inhibitors are an essential component in oilfield management. Selecting the appropriate chemical for the conditions and mode of application is critical to successful treatment. As operators encounter more challenging scaling environments, the need to develop synergistic scale inhibitor blends is more crucial.
Article
November
Digital technologies and a proactive design approach can help reduce containment-loss risks and improve safety in floating production vessels.
News
November 30, 2022
Government and industry gathered on Nov. 30 to discuss energy security, the energy transition to net zero and challenges to maintaining investment in the North Sea during a forum hosted by industry regulator the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA).
Article
November
Digitalized machine learning and data analytics elevate values of mature fields
News
November 30, 2022
Offshore drilling operator Valaris has confirmed it has renewed, for an additional three years, the service agreement it has in place with Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec championed by a customer-centric approach.
Article
November
A new, 20,000-psi, subsea production system has been developed and is now being manufactured and factory-tested for installation in the Gulf of Mexico. The system was rigorously qualified by an independent third party to ensure all previous technology gaps were addressed. This story explains the technology’s development.
Article
November
Politics and regulations, particularly on the federal level, affect so much of the upstream industry’s health and performance, which can lead to a muddled mess in future developments.
News
November 29, 2022
BP Trinidad and Tobago, a subsidiary of BP, reported on Tuesday that its Cassia C development has successfully delivered first gas.
News
November 29, 2022
Perenco has discovered oil with an exploratory well offshore Congo-Brazzaville, raising the prospect of a new geological play, the company said on Monday.
News
November 29, 2022
Exxon Mobil’s recent discovery in Block 15 off Angola in the Bavuca South prospect adds further credence to the notion that Africa is a significant contender in future energy markets, according to the African Energy Chamber.
News
November 28, 2022
The Biden administration plans to offer hundreds of thousands of acres off the coast of Alaska for new oil and gas drilling next month, a sale mandated in Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act to win the support of holdout West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin.
News
November 28, 2022
Subsea services provider DeepOcean said Monday it had secured substantial contracts with oil and gas companies Equinor, ConocoPhillips, and BP worth a total of NOK 2 billion ($201.8 million).
News
November 28, 2022
Perenco UK has signed a contract for a campaign of drilling operations using the Valaris 247 jack-up rig, the company announced on Monday.
News
November 23, 2022
Bumi Armada, international offshore energy facilities and services provider, has partnered with OPEX (an ERM Group Company) to drive down carbon emissions on its Armada Kraken FPSO facility, which serves the EnQuest-operated Kraken Field located in the northern North Sea.
News
November 23, 2022
Blue Ocean Seismic Services, the marine seismic survey disruptor, has successfully completed a series of passive and active seismic trials proving the quality of seismic data collection, putting the company on track to commence pre-commercial trials during the second half of 2023.
News
November 22, 2022
Namibia has updated rules for applicants searching for minerals in the southern African nation — where TotalEnergies SE and Shell Plc both discovered oil this year — to deter companies from selling licenses for a profit rather than exploring the blocks, a government official said.
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November 22, 2022
JDR Cable Systems has commenced construction for its new state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland. The £130 million ($155 million) project will deliver vital subsea cable manufacturing technology to the offshore wind market.
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