Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

September 30, 2020 Illustration – bphoto / Adobestock France’s Total on Wednesday said it would hike its annual investments in renewable energy and electricity by 50% as it cuts its reliance on oil and aims to become a major low-carbon … Read More

VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

OE Staff September 30, 2020 Dominion Energy and Orsted have brought online two offshore wind turbines, which are part of the 12-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project, offshore Virginia Beach, USA.  “We’re excited that the two CVOW wind … Read More

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

September 30, 2020 Credit: CNOOC Engineering (File Photo) Commissioning has been completed at the third field at the Liwan gas project offshore China, Canadian oil company Husky Energy has said. “As a result of strong cooperation between Husky and its … Read More

Baker Hughes Launches Subsea Wellhead Cutting System “Terminator”

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has launched a vessel-deployed subsea wellhead cutting system called the Terminator. In what Baker Hughes says is “a first-of-its-kind mechanical wellhead removal method”, the Terminator system has already been used to cut a subsea wellhead … Read More

Equinor Maintains Oil Output, but More Workers May Join Strike

Equinor said on Wednesday it was maintaining production at western Europe’s largest producing oilfield despite a strike by some workers but risked a wider labor conflict this week. Some 43 workers are on strike at the Johan Sverdrup field after … Read More

Oil & Gas to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Senegal, President Says

September 29, 2020 (Image: BP) Senegal is expected to achieve unprecedented economic growth of 13.7% in 2023, thanks to the development of new oil and gas fields, President Macky Sall said on Tuesday. Oil was discovered in Senegal in 1961, … Read More

JDR to Link Two Azeri Platforms with Fiber Optic Power Cable

September 29, 2020 Credit: JDR Subsea cable supplier JDR has won a contract with BP to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore … Read More

Baker Hughes Lands Major Order in Qatar for North Field East Project

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has received a large order from Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s giant North Field East (NFE) project. The North Field is the world’s single largest non-associated offshore natural … Read More

Petrobras’ Tupi Field Output Hits Two Billion Barrels Mark

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has informed that the accumulated oil production from the Tupi offshore field in Brazil recently hit the 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) mark. The field, dubbed the largest deepwater oil producer in the world, … Read More

Azerbaijan: Socar Says Oil & Gas Facilities Unaffected by Conflict

September 29, 2020 For illustration only – An offshore oil platform in Caspian Sea – Credit: BP Azeri state energy company SOCAR said on Tuesday the country’s oil and gas infrastructure was safe thanks to measures taken by the army … Read More