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  • Fourth Noble drillship heading to Guyana

    ExxonMobil has awarded the drillship Noble Sam Croft a new six-month contract offshore Guyana, Noble Corporation revealed in its latest trading statement.   Operations are expected to start in 4Q 2020 after the rig finishes its current programme offshore Suriname.  This contract was awarded under…

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  • Libya’s oil blockade expected to persist

    Libya’s oil blockade is entering its seventh month and the war-torn country’s oil output is hovering at just 100,000 b/d instead of the pre-crisis 1.2 million b/d. Without a peaceful solution on the horizon, its expected restart is delayed to fourth-quarter 2020, according to a…

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  • Offshore Scarecrow Could Make Helidecks Safer

    Seabird droppings – guano – on offshore helidecks create safety and health risks for humans.   Accumulated guano on helidecks can increase slip hazards and obscure markings which helicopter pilots need to see. In addition, inhaling airborne substances present in guano can lead to illness….

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  • OGA: Offshore energy industry can aid UK in reaching net-zero

    The integration of offshore energy systems, including oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage, could deliver around 30 per cent of the UK’s total carbon reduction requirements needed to meet the 2050 net-zero target, the OGA has said.   UK’s Oil and…

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  • People in the News

    Gallagher adds THB’s Tidman to energy practice Gallagher has added Gavin Tidman to its global energy practice.   Sompo International looks to Talbot for London energy lead McDonald Sompo International has hired James McDonald to lead its energy team in London.   Aspen’s Americas marine…

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  • OGUK Launches Forum to Help SMEs

    Industry body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) announced on the 4th August that it has launched a new forum dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses navigate the downturn.   The SME forum will give participants access to OGUK’s existing business support guidance and initiatives,…

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