Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Production

OPEC forecast higher demand for its crude in 2018 due to rising global consumption.

(Reuters) - OPEC forecast higher demand for its crude in 2018 on Thursday due to rising global consumption, and pointed to signs of a stronger oil market that suggest an OPEC-led production cut is getting rid of price-sapping excess...

SBM adopts new approach to lower deepwater FPSO project costs

(Offshore) MONACO – SBM Offshore is progressing its Fast4Ward program for FPSOs, designed to make deepwater project returns more attractive at current oil prices. Oilfield developments in deeper water, with harsher conditions, require heavier installations on deck, despite space and...

$620B in oil & gas projects may be deferred through 2020 – Deloitte

The impact of the extended oil price downturn will likely have long-term effects on the industry in a number of areas including capital allocation and people, according to multinational professional services firm, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. In describing 2017 as...

Transformation to oil producer in less than 5 yrs “unprecedented in the world” – Canadian High Commissioner

The challenges facing Guyana as it prepares for oil production in 2020 will be bigger, since the country’s rapid move to first oil gives it less than 5 years from the initial discovery, to fully prepare. Outgoing Canadian High Commissioner...

Tulip Oil gets gas production license for Dutch offshore field

(Reuters) - Dutch oil and gas exploration company Tulip Oil has been awarded a production license by the Dutch government for a gas field off the coast of the Netherlands, it said on Monday. Tulip Oil will now proceed with a...

Guyana can experience as much as 2000% increase in GDP over next 20 yrs – GCCI President

The economic explosion Guyana is expected to experience with coming oil production can see the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) skyrocketing by as much as 2000% over the next two decades, according to President of the Georgetown Chamber of...

No final decision yet on second FPSO for Guyana – ExxonMobil

US super-major ExxonMobil says it has not yet made a final decision on a second Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for development and production operations offshore Guyana.With gross recoverable resources for the Stabroek block now estimated to...

Ecuador unable to meet OPEC curbs; says it needs to pump more oil

Ecuador has become the first country to publicly admit it will not meet OPEC’s production curbs, saying it needs to pump more oil to address its fiscal deficit. The South American country’s promised cut of 26,000 barrels of oil a...

OilNOW EXCLUSIVE: Learn more about what TechnipFMC is undertaking offshore Guyana

TechnipFMC has been awarded three contracts by ExxonMobil for development of the Liza field offshore Guyana. Carlos Latorre, International Service Manager, spoke exclusively with OilNOW and had this to say... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWMCjZv075Q    

Saipem secures $500M in contracts, FPSO deployment

Saipem has been awarded a new E&C Offshore contract by Saudi Aramco for Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation (EPCI) activities and Trunklines & Installation (T&I) works in Saudi Arabia, under the Long-Term Agreement in force, renewed in 2015 until 2021. The...

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Guyana First Lady says new oil production vessel creates link to brighter future

Singapore, February 1, 2023: First Lady of Guyana, Arya Ali, says the name of the Prosperity floating production, storage...