Sunday, February 5, 2023

Production

ExxonMobil confirms award of contracts to SBM for Liza project in Guyana

ExxonMobil has formally confirmed the award of contracts to SBM Offshore for the next phase of the Liza project in Guyana. Under these contracts, SBM Offshore will construct, install, lease and operate a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel...

France to ban licences for oil and gas exploration

France is to stop granting new licences for oil and gas exploration on the mainland and in overseas territories, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot said Friday. Mining codes will be modified, while current exploration projects already underway would continue. “There will...

ExxonMobil makes final investment decision for Liza phase-1 development

Exxon Mobil Corporation said Friday it has made a final investment decision to proceed with the first phase of development for the Liza field, one of the largest oil discoveries of the past decade, located offshore Guyana. The announcement comes...

Guyana grants ExxonMobil Production Licence

Guyana's Ministry of Natural Resources this evening announced that it has approved the ExxonMobil Liza Phase 1 development plan and has issued a Production License to the company. This is an important milestone towards the first phase of oil...

Qatar Petroleum and Shell enter LNG marine fueling venture

Qatar Petroleum’s Wave LNG Solutions and Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) on Tuesday signed a framework agreement to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fueling – or bunkering – infrastructure at strategic shipping locations across the globe. LNG...

Oil drops below $50 on US climate exit

Brent oil fell below $50 today, as concerns about the impact U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate agreement could have on drilling in the United States. Analysts believe Trumps decision could result in an increase...

JUST IN: Guyana to earn 2% royalty from Liza field production; project deemed “technically sound”

Guyana will be earning a 2% royalty on gross earnings from the Liza oil field production. This will come, along with a 50/50 Production Sharing Arrangement, in which Guyana earns half of the ‘profit oil’ revenue while the other half...

Shell begins deepwater production at newest FPSO in Brazil

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary BG E&P Brasil Ltda. (Shell) and consortium partners in Lula South, announce Friday that deepwater production has started at the FPSO P-66, which is located in the Brazilian pre-salt of the Santos...

Maritime border dispute delaying Tullow oil drilling operations in Ghana

Tullow Oil says plans are underway to resume drilling next year to boost output at its Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) field once the maritime dispute between Ghana and The Cote d’Ivoire is resolved. Mr Charles Darku, the Tullow Ghana Managing...

Gov’t to meet with persons who submitted proposals to build oil refinery in Guyana – Trotman

Even as one expert has concluded that building a 100,000 bpd capacity refinery in Guyana would not be economically feasible, the government says it is still open to examining other options and will meet with persons who have submitted...

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FEED work commences on sixth Stabroek Block project

Front end engineering and design (FEED) work has commenced on the Whiptail development project, ExxonMobil Guyana Project Manager, Anthony...