Fugro has completed several geophysical surveys in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico for Shell International Exploration and Production Co.
Brazil’s 16th bid round concluded with the award of 12 of the 36 offshore blocks offered, according to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels.
Wintershall Dea has agreed to farm down a 30% participating interest in three blocks in the Potiguar basin offshore Brazil to Murphy Brasil Exploração e Produção de Petróleo e Gás Ltda.
Ideol and Taisei Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint development and promotion in Japan of concrete foundations for floating offshore wind using Ideol’s patented Damping Pool technology.
Equinor has secured a new exploration permit in the Northern Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia.
Bahamas Petroleum Co. is looking to drill its first well offshore the Bahamas in late March 2020.
DNO North Sea will drill its first well on Norwegian Sea license PL888, after securing approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh expects the South Pars 27 offshore phases in the Persian Gulf to undergo development during the first half of 2020.
Europa Oil and Gas has completed the well engineering design for its first planned well on the Inishkea prospect offshore northwest Ireland.
Flow measurement specialist TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has opened its new £16-million ($19.6-million) advanced multiphase facility.
Oil and gas companies have discovered 7.7 Bboe year-to-date, according to Rystad Energy’s latest global discoveries report.
Unique Group has signed an agreement to acquire five DriX unmanned surface vessels from iXblue.
Equinor has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to drill the Gladsheim prospect in block 32/4 in the Norwegian North Sea.
Mozambique Rovuma Venture has awarded JFT – a consortium between JGC, Fluor, and TechnipFMC – an EPC contract for the Rovuma LNG onshore liquefied natural gas production complex in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.