With interest high in oil and gas opportunities offshore Brazil, the country known for its deep water and huge presalt reserves is preparing for another set of auctions this year. Investors will have plenty of opportunities to take part in strengthening Brazil’s energy sector. The main one, according to Marcio...
DNV GL is urging offshore oil and gas operators to implement a new solution using floating wind turbines to power water injection for oil recovery. “WIN WIN” (WINd powered Water INjection) was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL and is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects...
Rosnedra has confirmed a record oil find in the Yenisey River delta. Russia’s state mineral extraction agency estimates that the Paykha fields may hold as much as 8.4 bbls where the Yenisey flows into the Kara Sea. Russia's business daily Kommersant called the estimate one of the largest...
BP is “deadly serious” about reducing emissions from oil and gas production, said Gordon Birrell, BP’s COO for production, transformation and carbon, at OTC. Some in the industry are finding ways offshore to produce energy smarter as oil and gas companies, large and small, are feeling the pressure to address...
Petrobras' chief technology and production development executive officer says Brazil's national oil company keeps technology high on its agenda. Rudimar Andreis Lorenzatto spoke at a "topical luncheon" on Day 1 at the 2019 OTC in Houston. Petrobras is the world's largest deepwater producer. Lorenzatto said the company's technological targets include:...
Oilfield technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES have signed a collaboration agreement which aims to deliver the first qualified Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) Risers in the deepwater region Brazil. Last year, Airborne Oil & Gas commenced its TCP Riser qualification program. The technology is believed...
The United States and European Union have expressed deep concern over Turkey’s plans for offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, adding to tensions between Ankara and its Western allies. The statements at the weekend came after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said...
The CEO of French oil and gas company Total S.A, Patrick Pouyanne said that the company would buy 10 percent share of LNG terminals of Novatek in Murmansk and in the Kamchatka region of Russia, arctictoday.com reported. The statement came during a Thursday meeting in the Kremlin between Pouyanne and...
Greece's Energean Oil and Gas plc (LSE: ENOG, TASE: אנאג), has announced a signficant natural gas discovery in the Karish North exploration in the Israel sector of the East Mediterranean. Preliminary results as reported 15 April in a company new release showed: Initial gas in place estimates of between 1...
BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East (ACE) project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The $6 billion development includes a new offshore platform and facilities designed to process up to 100,000 barrels...