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  • Anyala West goes onstream offshore Nigeria

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and FIRST E&P joint venture has started oil production from the Anyala West field in oil mining leases (OMLs) 83 and 85.   The blocks are in the shallow waters of the Niger Delta where FIRST E&P is the…

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  • Why Vestas Brought Its Offshore Business In-House

    Global turbine leader Vestas has taken sole control of its offshore wind joint venture, a move which says a lot about Vestas’ current standing in the sector and even more about where wind power is headed.   The €700 million (US$814 million) all-stock deal revealed…

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  • Central Petroleum restarts Queensland Range gas project

    Central Petroleum Ltd, Brisbane, has restarted its Range gas project in the Surat basin of south-east Queensland with its 50-50 joint venture partner Incitec Pivot Ltd.   Activities required to reach a final investment decision for the coal seam gas development include a three-well appraisal…

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  • Premier Oil gets support from creditors for Chrysaor merger

    UK oil and gas company Premier Oil has received support from creditors for the proposed merger with Chrysaor announced in October.   On the 6th October Premier Oil reached an agreement with Harbour’s UK operating company Chrysaor regarding a proposed all-share merger between Premier and…

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  • Global Gas Trading Hub Moves

    The Dutch natural gas market is reinforcing its position as one of the most important trading hubs in the world.   Trade on the Dutch Title Transfer Facility, as the market is known, is surging as Europe increased imports from Russia, Norway and further afield…

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  • Global E&C to provide engineering services for two Bluewater floaters

    Global E&C has won an engineering and modification support services contract for Bluewater’s FPSOs Aoka Mizu and Haewene Brim, both currently operating in the UK North Sea.   The three-year contract carries two options for single-year extensions.   Formed last year, Global E&C supports brownfield…

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  • Woodfibre LNG granted 5-year extension

    Woodfibre LNG has received a five-year extension from the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office to begin construction on its 2.1-million tonne/year liquefaction plant.   The new deadline is the 26th October 2025.   The company had hoped to begin construction this summer but filed a…

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