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Equinor opens CO2 transport test facility in Porsgrunn, Norway

Equinor opens CO2 transport test facility in Porsgrunn, Norway

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg inaugurated what is claimed to be the largest CO2 transport test facility in the world, owned by Equinor in Porsgrunn, Norway. According to Equinor, the test facility sends CO2 in pipelines in gas as well as liquid form. The objective of the CO2 transport test facility is to study more […]

bp Kwinana oil refinery to be converted as fuel import terminal

bp Kwinana oil refinery to be converted as fuel import terminal

bp Australia, a subsidiary of oil and gas giant bp, said that it will stop fuel production at its Kwinana oil refinery in Kwinana Beach and ‎make it into a fuel import terminal to help ensure fuel supply security for Western ‎Australia. Closing of the refinery will leave 650 jobs at risk. Located near Fremantle, […]

Borr Drilling signs deal to sell Atla jack-up drilling rig

Borr Drilling signs deal to sell Atla jack-up drilling rig

Bermuda-based drilling contractor Borr Drilling has agreed to sell its cold stacked Atla jack-up drilling rig to an independent operator for an undisclosed price. However, the drilling contractor said that with the previously announced sale of the Eir jack-up drilling rig, which was wrapped up in October, the company will register $13 million in total […]

Equinor, BP report Cappahayden and Cambriol oil discoveries offshore Canada

Equinor, BP report Cappahayden and Cambriol oil discoveries offshore Canada

Equinor and its partner BP Canada have pulled off a couple of oil discoveries offshore Newfoundland, Canada through the drilling of the Cappahayden and Cambriol prospects in the Flemish Pass Basin. However, Equinor said that it is too early to give any specific information on the volumes estimated at the Cappahayden and Cambriol hydrocarbon discoveries. Paul McCafferty – Equinor […]

LEKOIL, NAMCOR to pursue oil producing assets in Africa

LEKOIL, NAMCOR to pursue oil producing assets in Africa

Nigerian oil and gas company LEKOIL said that it has entered into a strategic alliance agreement (SAA) with NAMCOR Exploration and Production (NAMCOR E&P) through its subsidiary – LEKOIL Exploration & Production (PTY) Namibia (LEKOIL Namibia). NAMCOR E&P, a subsidiary of the Namibian national oil company – National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia, is looking to […]

AGR Consultancy to provide temporary contract workers for Vår Energi

AGR Consultancy to provide temporary contract workers for Vår Energi

AGR Consultancy, a wells and reservoir consultant, has won a frame agreement with Vår Energi for providing temporary contract workers for the latter’s operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The agreement calls for the supply of offshore, subsurface, drilling and wells, IT and other technical, health safety, environment and quality (HSEQ), and administrative consultant personnel. […]

Total charters four LNG-powered Aframax-type vessels

Total charters four LNG-powered Aframax-type vessels

French oil and gas giant Total said that it is chartering four Aframax-type vessels equipped with LNG propulsion (LNG) as part of its strategy for cutting down greenhouse gases emissions in maritime transportation. The LNG-powered vessels have a capacity of 110,000 tons each of crude oil or refined products. Slated to be delivered in 2023, […]

Total pulls off Luiperd gas condensate discovery in Outeniqua Basin

Total pulls off Luiperd gas condensate discovery in Outeniqua Basin

Luiperd gas condensate discovery : French oil and gas giant Total claims to have pulled off a significant gas and condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin in South African waters. The new gas condensate discovery is located 175 kilometers off the southern coast of the country. Total said […]

ADNOC Onshore awards $324m contracts to Galfar and Robt Stone

ADNOC Onshore awards $324m contracts to Galfar and Robt Stone

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded three contracts worth $324 million (AED 1.19 billion) through its subsidiary ADNOC Onshore for streamlining onshore field operations and boost efficiencies. According to the UAE national oil company, the three contracts will involve the procurement and construction of flowlines and wellhead installations across various onshore oil […]

Qattameya gas field : bp begins production from offshore Egyptian field

Qattameya gas field : bp begins production from offshore Egyptian field

Oil and gas giant bp has commenced production from the Qattameya gas field in the North Damietta offshore concession in the Nile Delta in Egypt. bp, through its joint venture – Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC), has developed the shallow water gas field via a one-well subsea development and tie-back to existing infrastructure.‎ The oil and […]

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