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CERAWeek 2019: LNG key factor in energy transition

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By CRAIG FLEMING, TECHNICAL EDITOR, WORLD OIL on 3/14/2019 HOUSTON — On the third day (Wednesday, March 13) of CERAWeek by IHS Markit, the industry’s business leaders outlined global economic trends, shifting geopolitics, emerging government policies and advances in technologies. The majority of the day’s sessions outlined how the transition will occur and to define Read More

BP awards contracts to McDermott, BHGE for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project

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3/11/2019 HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc., and Baker Hughes, a GE company have announced today that they have been awarded subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and subsea production system (SPS) equipment contracts by BP for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. BP, BHGE and McDermott are working together Read More

Golar LNG enters into an agreement to supply a FLNG unit to BP for phase 1 of the Greater Tortue / Ahmeyim Project, West Africa

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Golar LNG Limited (“Golar” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: GLNG) announces today that Gimi MS Corporation (“Gimi MS”), a newly incorporated subsidiary of the Company, has entered into a 20-year Lease and Operate Agreement (“LOA”) with BP for the charter of an FLNG unit, Gimi, to service the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project.  Expected to commence production Read More

Kosmos energy appoints new CEO

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2/18/2019 Map: Kosmos Energy. DALLAS — Kosmos Energy has announced that chief exploration officer and founding partner Brian F. Maxted has decided to retire from the company effective Feb. 15, 2019. Mr. Maxted will remain on the board of directors and continue to serve as a special adviser on matters related to exploration. Ms. Tracey Read More

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

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South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil majors and change the energy fortunes of the country. France’s major Total said that it had made a significant discovery on the Brulpadda prospects off the southern coast of South Africa. “With this discovery, Total Read More

BHGE AM Day 2: Knowledge, technology sharing are the keys to success

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By Michele Cowart, News Editor on 1/29/2019 FLORENCE — During the final day of the BHGE annual meeting on Tuesday, World Oil had a chance to visit with the president and CEO of BHGE North Africa region and the V.P. of Drill Bits. They each shared their unique achievements in the industry, as well as Read More