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Northern Offshore wins contract for Energy Embracer jack up rig in Qatar

Offshore drilling contractor Northern Offshore has bagged a contract from Qatar Petroleum for its GustoMSC CJ46 jack-up unit – Energy Embracer. Delivered from the Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard in China in December 2018 to Northern Offshore, the Energy Embracer jack up rig has since been warm stacked, going through maintenance and inspections from the shipyard and […]

Texas GulfLink terminal : Sentinel Midstream, Freepoint Commodities sign agreements

Sentinel Midstream has signed agreements with Freepoint Commodities to advance the construction, operation, and utilization of the Texas GulfLink terminal, located off the coast of Freeport, Texas. The deepwater crude oil export facility will have the capacity to fully load very large crude carrier vessels (VLCCs). David Messer – Freepoint CEO said: “Freepoint recognizes the […]

Stork Worley JV wins contract for Neptune’s Dutch assets in North Sea

Fluor said that Neptune Energy has given a four-year framework agreement to its Stork Worley Integrated Solutions joint venture pertaining to a brownfield modification for its Dutch assets in the North Sea. Under the contract,  Stork Worley Integrated Solutions will deliver engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning, and decommissioning services. Fluor said that it will book […]

North Platte oil field development : Worley wins FEED contract from Total

Worley has bagged a front-end engineering design contract (FEED contract) from Total for the North Platte oil field development in the US Gulf of Mexico. For the contract awarded by Total E&P USA, Worley will be using its recently acquired capability for the floating production unit topside design in combination with Intecsea’s experience in designing […]

Tortue field phase 2 : BW Energy wraps up drilling of second production well

Tortue Phase 2 development : BW Energy, a subsidiary of Norwegian FPSO operator BW Offshore, has completed drilling of the second production well – DTM-5H of the second phase development of the Tortue field, offshore Gabon. The drilling of the DTM-5H well in the Dussafu Marin permit marks the completion of the first of two […]

Mentone gas processing plant : Enterprise Products begins operations at Texan gas plant

US midstream company Enterprise Products Partners has commissioned its Mentone gas processing plant in Texas built at Loving County. The Mentone gas processing facility, which broke ground in October 2018, has been designed to process 300 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of natural gas, and extract over 40,000 barrels per day (BPD) of natural […]

Ivar Aasen oil field : Maersk Integrator rig to be used for two more wells

Maersk Drilling has bagged a two-well contract extension worth about $25.5 million from Aker BP for its Maersk Integrator jack-up rig to be used at the Ivar Aasen oil field (previously known as Draupne Field) in the Norwegian North Sea. The Danish drilling rig operator said that in direct continuation of its current workscope, the […]

Freeport LNG project : Train 2 begins commercial operation

McDermott International and its partners Chiyoda International and Zachry Group have started commercial operation of the second train of the Freeport LNG project in Texas, owned by Freeport LNG Development. Train 2 of the LNG export project began production in December 2019 and subsequently shipped its first commissioning cargo. Developed on Quintana Island in Freeport, […]

ARO Drilling awards jack-up drilling rigs contract to IMI

ARO Drilling has awarded a couple of contracts to International Maritime Industries (IMI) for the construction of two LETOURNEAU Super 116E Class offshore jack-up drilling units. The offshore drilling contractor, which is a 50:50 joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Valaris, said that the delivery of the first rig is likely […]

GeoPark wraps up £242m acquisition of Amerisur Resources

GeoPark acquisition of Amerisur Resources : Latin American oil and gas company GeoPark has wrapped up its previously announced £242 million all-cash acquisition of UK-based Amerisur Resources. The deal, which was announced in November 2019, gives GeoPark 13 production, development and exploration blocks located in Colombia. Included in these are a dozen blocks operated by […]

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