Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has issued licences and operatorships to companies...
- Norway issues 69 offshore exploration licences
- Global oil and gas discoveries reach four-year high, according to Rystad
- Equinor invests $554m in safety and automation deals
- Equinor abandons oil terminal project for Johan Castberg
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MoU signed between India and Brazil for oil and gas exploration
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Union Cabinet has approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on co-operation in the oil and gas sector.
Equinor faces legal challenge over Great Australian Bight oil drilling
The Wilderness Society has launched legal action against NOPSEMA over its approval of oil drilling plans made by Equinor in the Great Australian Bight.
Valaris and Saudi Aramco JV orders newbuild jack-up rigs
ARO Drilling, a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between offshore drilling contractor Valaris and state-owned oil firm Saudi Aramco, has ordered two newbuild jackup rigs.
Caspian Sunrise to buy offshore exploration vessel
Caspian Sunrise, an oil and gas exploration and production firm with a focus on Kazakhstan, has proposed to buy an offshore exploration drilling vessel.
Maersk Drilling wins contract extension from Aker BP for jack-up rig
Aker BP has awarded a two-well contract extension to Danish rig operator Maersk for its Integrator ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig.
Yinson secures new extension for PTSC Lam Son FPSO in Vietnam
Malaysian floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) provider Yinson has won a short-term extension for its FPSO PTSC Lam Son operating offshore Vietnam.
SOCAR and BP start drilling at Shafag-Asiman block offshore Azerbaijan
Oil and gas major BP and its partner State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) have begun drilling of the Shafag-Asiman block offshore Caspian Sea in the Azerbaijan sector.
Aker Solutions to electrify Equinor’s Troll field in North Sea
Norwegian company Aker Solutions has secured a front-end engineering (FEED) study from Equinor to accommodate imports of power from shore for the Troll B and C platforms in the North Sea.
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