Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

Foreign committee OKs Tillerson’s nomination

By Offshore Energy Today Rex W. Tillerson, former ExxonMobil CEO, is expected to become the next U.S. Secretary of State after the U.S. Foreign Relations Committee approved his nomination by a narrow 11-10 vote. President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the State Department was subjected to an eight-hour hearing before the committee, and according to…

Australia, East Timor plan to reach maritime border deal by Sep

By LNG World News Australia and East Timor plan to sign a deal on maritime border by the end of September, ending a long-running dispute between the two countries that has stalled the Woodside-operated $40 billion Sunrise LNG project. The LNG project stalled due to disputes between the two governments on the maritime boundaries, as…

Dolphin semi-sub gets Statoil extension

By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy, has entered into a one-well contract extension with Statoil for use of the semi-submersible drilling rig Bideford Dolphin. The driller said on Tuesday that the contract is for operation on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The extension will be in direct…

PA Business Central Acknowledge the 2017 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards Finalists

By Oliver Bridgen We would like to thank our partners PA Business Central for it recent coverage of the 2017 Northeast Oil & Gas Awards Finalists. You can see the article online at: http://www.pabusinesscentral.com/news/2017-01-13/Front_Page/Fifth_annual_Northeast_Oil_and_Gas_Awards_announce.html You can also see the print cutting from the January edition of their print publication at: http://www.oilandgasawards.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Page_008-1.pdf Read Full Article Here…

Timor-Leste drops maritime border arbitration against Australia

By Offshore Energy Today Timor-Leste and Australia have moved a step forward in resolving their long-standing maritime border dispute, that would, once resolved, pave the way for the development of the giant Sunrise gas and condensate field in the Timor Sea. In a joint statement on Tuesday, the two nations and the conciliation commission said…

W&T Offshore to drill three Mahogany wells in 2017

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ U.S. oil firm W&T Offshore will drill up to eight wells in the Gulf of Mexico this year, including three wells at the Mahogany field and two wells at the Ewing Bank 910 field. W&T said on Tuesday that its capital budget estimate for 2017 is $125 million with plans to drill six…

DATS 24 Leads Belgium CNG Station Network Rollout

By NGV Global DATS 24, the Belgian leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) and pioneer of automated fueling stations, believes CNG is currently the most ecological and economically efficient fuel type available. The Colruyt Group’s fuel supplier operates 46 CNG stations, mainly in the Flemish Region, and plans to build 30 extra CNG stations by…