As a result of the acquisition, Transocean will own eight of the world’s ultra-deepwater drillships. The Deepwater Aquila can operate in water depths of up to 12,000 feet (3,657 metres).
SLB’s (NYSE: SLB) chief executive has told the JP Morgan Energy Power and Renewable Conference that offshore spending will increase by 20% in 2023.
The Skandi Buzios has been involved in a fire while docked at a Brazilian port, according to local news agencies.
“The successful commissioning of the Enping 15-1 oilfield CCS demonstration project will strongly support the company’s efforts in increasing reserves and production and pursuing green and low-carbon development,” said CEO Zhou Xinhuai.
In May, reports suggested Adnoc and Apollo had offered $7.6 billion for Braskem.
Perenco bought a 100% stake in the Pargo, Carapeba and Vermelho fields from Petrobras. After adjustments, Perenco paid $398 million for the assets offshore Rio de Janeiro state. It also took over the decommissioning liability.
Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that Singapore could review a decision not to prosecute key figures at Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. over a major bribery case involving payments to Brazil’s state-run energy company Petrobras if there’s new evidence that warrants doing so.
The French supermajor said it expected to pay $400 million under the UK Energy Profits Levy (EPL) in the fourth quarter, bringing the full-year impact of the windfall tax to an expected $1bn.
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) said on Monday that it has made full payment of the fines and damages payable worth 343.6 million reais (US$65 million) to Brazil under a leniency agreement that had been set out earlier.
Singapore’s Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) has issued stern warnings to six ex-senior management staff of Keppel Offshore & Marine for their alleged bribery involving contracts with Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras.
"For years, Honeywell neglected to implement sufficient internal accounting controls to mitigate against known corruption risks in countries like Brazil and Algeria," said Charles Cain, Chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA Unit.
ExxonMobil has set out plans to focus on high return, low cost projects in the Permian Basin, Guyana, Brazil and LNG internationally.
TotalEnergies is to form a new joint venture to develop and operate wind and solar assets held by Brazil’s Casa dos Ventos.
Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, through its subsidiary Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), said it has crossed another significant operational milestone with the completion of P-71, its second floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel project for Tupi.
Sembcorp Marine (SGX: S51) has landed a $3 billion contract for a newbuild FPSO for Petrobras.
Keppel Offshore & Marine's (Keppel O&M's) subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, has won a tender from Brazil’s national oil company, Petrobras, to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of P-83, a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO), in a deal worth about US$2.8 billion.
Keppel Offshore and Marine's (Keppel O&M's) (SGX:BN4) wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, has won an international tender from Brazil’s national oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras), for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of P-80, a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) in a deal worth about US$2.9 billion.
A small group of deep-pocketed companies increasingly dominates exploration and, as yet, they are avoiding the boom-and-bust mentality of previous oil cycles.
Developing LNG projects is traditionally seen as a big-ticket item, reserved for the few. Costs are high and equipment specialised, making the resource out of reach for most smaller scale operators – despite the advantages it offers.
Glencore has agreed to pay penalties of $1.06 billion to US and Brazilian authorities. More is to come in a UK settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Expensive offshore exploration setbacks for international oil majors including Shell and Exxon Mobil are throwing cold water on their plans to turn Brazil into a profit center.
Projects backed by Standard Chartered in 2021 will emit 2.3 billion tonnes of CO2 over their lifespan, with Mozambique LNG to play a major part in this.
Petrobras has selected Jose Mauro Coelho to become the next chief executive officer of Latin America’s largest oil producer at a time high fuel prices have put it under political scrutiny.
ExxonMobil drilled a so-called dry hole off the coast of Brazil, a rare setback in the oil titan’s effort to expand its South American crude reserves.
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has raised a warning over New Fortress Energy’s (NFE) plans.