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  • Petronas assumes operatorship of E11 gas hub offshore Sarawak

    Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) has taken over operatorship of the E11 gas hub 130 km offshore Bintulu, Sarawak, effective  the 1st January 2021.   The hub, which has been producing since 1982 under the Malaysia LNG production sharing contract, had been operated by Sarawak…

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  • Neptune adds more work to Deepsea Yantai rig backlog

    Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has secured more work for the Deepsea Yantai drilling rig from Neptune Energy for operations offshore Norway.   The Deepsea Yantai rig – formerly known as the Beacon Atlantic – is owned by China’s CIMC and managed by the Norwegian…

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  • Keystone Pipeline Open Season Begins

    On the 6th January TC Energy Corporation kicked off an open season for binding commitments for crude oil transportation services on the Keystone Pipeline System from Harding, Alberta, to Patoka, Illinois, the Calgary-based company reported.   The 2,687-mile (4,324-kilometre Keystone Pipeline System links Alberta crude…

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  • Offshore Bahamas well continues following judicial review

    A Bahamian justice official has declined to grant orders requested by environmental groups that would impact the offshore Perseverance #1 well.   According to operator Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC), this means that the present drilling operation will continue.   However, an application against the government…

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  • ExxonMobil begins Canje block drilling offshore Guyana

    ExxonMobil has started drilling at the Bulletwood-1 wellsite on Canje block, offshore Guyana.   The block lies 180 km offshore in 1,700-3,000 metres of water adjacent to Stabroek block.   Bulletwood-1 is a 500 million bbl oil prospect targeting a Liza lookalike, confined channel complex…

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  • People in the News

    Aquiline-backed ERS continues specialty build-out with Hiscox’s marine and energy underwriter Lloyd’s managing agent ERS has continued on its hiring spree as it expands beyond its traditional motor focus, adding another Talbot alumnus to its ranks in the form of Phil Furlong.   Aviva adds…

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