Daily Archives: October 12, 2016

ConocoPhillips hires anchor handlers for Transocean rig move

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today ConocoPhillips, a U.S. oil company, has chartered three anchor handling supply tug vessels to tow the Sedco 712 semi-submersible drilling rig. What is interesting is that Transocean’s latest fleet status report dated July 2016 shows the Sedco 712 drilling unit as under a contract with Talisman, now Repsol,…

GALLERY: Greenpeace protests near oil rig offshore Italy

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Italian arm of the environmental group Greenpeace is protesting against offshore drilling in Italy. Members of the organization were flying on a paraglider and a flying rubber dinghy near the Vega platform, located in the Sicily channel, 20 kilometers south of Pozzallo, carrying a sign that says ‘Go…

NGVA Europe to Launch Well-to-Wheel GHG Study

Rate this article By NGV Global NGVA Europe, representing leading companies and associations from Europe involved in natural gas and biomethane as a vehicle fuel, is launching a Well-to-Wheel (W-t-W) study to show how the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of natural gas compares with other fuels. The initiative is a direct contribution to the discussion…

Shell sells oilfields offshore Malaysia

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Oil and gas giant Shell is divesting several of its offshore fields in Malaysia. The company has signed a deal with Hibiscus Petroleum to sell its entire fifty percent participating interests in the 2011 North Sabah Enhanced Oil Recovery production sharing contract (“PSC”). Hibiscus will buy Shell’s interests…

Ghana: Clontarf, partners submit work program for offshore block

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Clontarf, an oil and gas company with assets in Ghana, has informed that proposed work program on the Tano acreage offshore Ghana has been submitted to the Ghanaian authorities in Accra. According to Clontarf, the new work program will form part of the ongoing negotiations regarding the terms…

Klaipedos Nafta starts capacity allocation at LNG reloading facility

Rate this article By LNG World News Klaipedos Nafta said that in preparations to start the operations of its LNG reloading station currently under construction in Klaipeda, the company has started capacity allocation from 2017. Klaipedos Nafta, the operator of Lithuania’s LNG terminal in the port of Klaipeda, is expanding its infrastructure and constructing and…