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ExxonMobil has begun drilling the Haimara-1 exploration well offshore Guyana, the first of two planned wells in January. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

BP has started up the Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico four months ahead of schedule and 15 percent under budget. Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc. Read more

Upstream

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock received the first contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a $326 million project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Texas. Read more

Offshore & Marine

BP and partners announced that the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Phase 1 of the innovative cross-border Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development has been agreed. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Cheniere Energy, Inc. announced that the first commissioning cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has loaded and departed from its Corpus Christi liquefaction facility in Texas. Read more

Offshore & Marine

ExxonMobil said today that it has made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market. Read more

Upstream

Williams announced the sale of certain pipeline systems located in the Gulf Coast area to Easton Energy LLC for $177 million in cash. Read more

Midstream

The subsea field Vigdis has been producing oil through the Snorre field for more than 20 years. Field production will now be boosted by almost 11 million barrels. Equinor and its partners have decided to invest some NOK 1.4 billion in Vigdis boostin Read more

Upstream

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliate Shell Overseas Holdings Limited, has completed the sale of its shares in Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL), which holds a 45% interest in the Corrib gas venture, for up to $1.30 billion Read more

Offshore & Marine

McDermott International, Inc. announced a contract award by Petrobras for a natural gas pipeline project in support of the client’s Santos basin pre-salt field program. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

BP, on behalf of co-venturers Shell, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, achieved first oil production from the giant Clair Ridge project in the West of Shetland region offshore UK. Read more

Upstream

DOI finalizes new waste prevention rule. LLOG Exploration brings deepwater Gulf wells on line. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Read more

Upstream

New, deep-water production is underway today at Lula Extreme South in the Brazilian Santos Basin. Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda. (Shell) and consortium partners, announces that the FPSO P-69 is now producing Read more

Upstream

The sale is subject to regulatory approval and expected to be completed in 2019. The transaction’s effective date is 1 January 2017. Read more

M&A/Investment

The giant development in the North Sea has been through the busiest installation campaign ever for a field in the North Sea. Read more

Power Generation

Ensco plc and Rowan Companies plc have entered into a definitive transaction agreement under which Rowan will combine with Ensco in an all-stock transaction. Read more

M&A/Investment

API recently released its quarterly well completion report for the second quarter of 2018... The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer approximately 78 million acres offshore Texas... ConocoPhillips recently provided an update on its operating Read more

Upstream

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP have agreed to a one-year contract to deploy high-performance rig Maersk Integrator on the Norwegian shelf from June 2019. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Transocean rig

Reuters

Offshore oil driller Transocean Ltd said on Tuesday it would buy peer Ocean Rig UDW Inc in a $2.7 billion cash-and-stock deal. Read more

Upstream

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Hand-out McDermott International, Inc.

McDermott International, Inc. announced today it has successfully completed the contract for phase two of the Greater Western Flank project. The contract was awarded by Woodside Energy Ltd in January 2016. Read more

Offshore & Marine

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