With funding from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the Argonne National Laboratory will explore using a method known for analyzing nuclear systems to enhance safety in offshore oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
(WO) – BrasFELS Shipyard (BrasFELS), a member of the Seatrium Group, has secured a contract from Offshore Frontier Solutions Pte. Ltd, a MODEC Group company, to undertake parts of the topside modules fabrication of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) for the Raia project in Brazil, operated by Equinor.
Oil and gas supermajor, Eni, will invest $10 billion toward the development of the Baleine field offshore Ivory Coast. The investment will be made in three phases between 2023 and 2027 and will result in the production of 200,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bpd).
Europe has intensified efforts this year to protect its clean energy manufacturing industries and reduce dependence on China for its renewable energy rollout.
French energy giant TotalEnergies said that it is in the process of drilling the first of three wells on a field offshore Nigeria with one of Noble Corporation’s drillships.
Ghana is ranked 5th in Africa with the highest offshore oil rig demand, according to the 2024 State of African Energy by the African Energy Chamber.
A vigorous recovery from the global aerospace industry has increased demand for nickel, a key aircraft component prized for its corrosion resistance, high strength and exceptional mechanical properties. This could inadvertently complicate or delay new energy infrastructure developments by diverting metal supply from critical sectors such as upstream, offshore and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, which use nickel for various equipment applications in extreme environments.
In a key move to revitalise the Nigerian economy, the Senate Committee on Upstream Petroleum led by Senator Etang Williams, conducted an inspection tour at the Kaztec Engineering Facility in Lagos.
Altera Infrastructure has been awarded contracts for the redeployment of the FPSO Voyageur Spirit and the shuttle tanker Nordic Brasilia for the Baleine Phase 2 project, located offshore Ivory Coast.
Energy Chamber of Trinidad & Tobago release
The Energy Chamber of Trinidad & Tobago warmly welcomes the signing of three deepwater production sharing contracts between the Government of Trinidad & Tobago and a consortium comprised of bp and Shell.