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MODEC Selects Asset Management Firm for Brazil FPSO Project
Thursday, November 26, 2020ARMS Reliability will assist with developing the Bacalhau FPSO Asset Maintenance Management Philosophy. PHOTO SOURCE: ARMS Reliability
Odfjell Drilling Signs Equinor Contracts for At Least 27 Wells
Tuesday, November 24, 2020Odfjell Drilling has signed final rig contracts for a pair of previously announced Equinor drilling campaigns.
Seadrill Wins GOM Contracts
Monday, November 23, 2020Seadrill Ltd has added approximately $52 million of backlog following the end of the third quarter of 2020.
Shell Takes Top Bid Spot for Offshore Lease Sale
Thursday, November 19, 2020The auction generated $120,868,274 in high bids for 93 tracts covering approximately 79 million acres in federal GOM waters.
Norway Court Decision Could Nix 10 Arctic Licenses
Friday, November 13, 2020Climate activists are trying to drag western Europe's biggest oil producer out of the Arctic.
$455MM in Brazil Contracts Go to Oilfield Services Trio
Tuesday, November 10, 2020First oil from Bacalhau is projected for 2024. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Equinor and BP Strike Oil Offshore Canada
Friday, October 30, 2020Equinor and BP Canada have made two oil discoveries offshore Newfoundland, Canada.
Equinor LNG Plant Could Be Down for a Year
Wednesday, October 28, 2020The Hammerfest LNG plant, above, could be offline until next fall. PHOTO SOURCE: Helge Hansen/Equinor ASA
Libya May Double Oil Output Next Week
Monday, October 12, 2020Libya took a major step toward reviving its battered oil industry by reopening its biggest field.
Norway Strike Closure Averts Johan Sverdrup Shutdown
Friday, October 09, 2020A strike that shut down about 8% of Norway's oil and gas output will end after successful mediation talks.
Odfjell Drilling Wins Contract for 15 Wells
Tuesday, October 06, 2020Equinor has contracted an Odfjell Drilling semisub for the Breidablikk project in the North Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Equinor Shuts Down LNG Facility
Monday, September 28, 2020The move follows a fire in a turbine at the Northern Norway complex. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Inconceivable Practice Takes Hold in 2020
Sunday, September 27, 2020Check out this recap of popular downstream-related articles on Rigzone from the past week.
Wood Snags $42MM Onshore Norway Contract
Friday, September 18, 2020Wood executed the front-end engineering design phase last year. PHOTO SOURCE: Øyvind Sætre/Gassco
Maersk Rig Drilling New Martin Linge Wells
Wednesday, September 09, 2020Equinor has identified well barrier deficiencies in four Martin Linge gas wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Aibel Wins Hammerfest LNG Contract
Thursday, September 03, 2020The Hammerfest LNG terminal, above, on Melkoya Island near Hammerfest, Norway liquefies gas from the Snohvit field in the Barents Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Aibel
Norway Plans Deep Cuts to Oil Loadings
Monday, August 10, 2020It looks like Norway will do its bit next month toward helping OPEC+ avert a global glut of crude.
Rising Debt Pressures Supermajor Dividends
Wednesday, July 22, 2020Once a money-making machine, Big Oil is now relying on ever-increasing amounts of debt, raising the pressure on highly prized dividends.
Equinor Contracts Odfjell Rig for Up to 17 Wells
Wednesday, July 08, 2020Odfjell's Deepsea Atlantic semi-sub, above, will return to Johan Sverdrup. Photo by Marit Hommedal. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor ASA
Aker, Equinor Ink North Sea Contract
Thursday, June 25, 2020Aker will deliver a subsea system for the Breidablikk project.
Equinor, Aker BP Set Terms for Norwegian Shelf Development
Monday, June 15, 2020Equinor and Aker BP have agreed on commercial terms for a coordinated development of the Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim licenses.
Andersen Joins Equinor Board
Thursday, June 11, 2020Equinor's Corporate Assembly has elected Tove Andersen as a new member of the company's board of directors.
Offshore Norway Fields to Get Power from Shore
Wednesday, June 10, 2020This photo shows the Sleipner platform in the Norwegian North Sea. Photo by Øyvind Gravås and Bo B. Randulff. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Oil and Gas Blockchain Group Claims Milestone
Monday, June 08, 2020The Offshore Operators Committee Oil and Gas Blockchain Consortium reportedly has achieved an industrywide first.
Equinor Completes Lundin Divestiture
Thursday, May 07, 2020This photo shows a view of the Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway. Photo by Ole Jørgen Bratland. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
$100MM Equinor Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, May 01, 2020This photo shows the Maersk Intrepid hybrid jack-up rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk
Equinor Revises Charter for Floatel Endurance
Thursday, April 30, 2020The contract for the accommodation rig at the Martin Linge field has been pushed to January 2021.
Equinor Plans to Power Offshore Platforms with Wind
Thursday, April 09, 2020A rendering of the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm between the Gullfaks and Snorre licenses in the North Sea. Illustration copyright Equinor AS
Aibel Reports Successful Heavy Lift for Equinor Module
Tuesday, April 07, 2020This photo shows Heerema's Sleipnir crane vessel lifting the SEP module at Aibel's North Sea Hall in Haugesund, Norway. Photo by Øyvind Sætre, Aibel.
Johan Sverdrup to Reach Plateau Production Early
Tuesday, March 31, 2020Previously, plateau production was expected to be reached during the summer.
Equinor, Partners Complete North Sea Well
Friday, March 06, 2020If the Northern Lights project is sanctioned, the well will be used for injection and storage of CO2.
Equinor and Neptune Hit Oil Pay in North Sea
Tuesday, March 03, 2020Equinor on Monday reported its first discovery for 2020.
Brazil FPSO Contract Goes to Aibel
Thursday, February 06, 2020Service company Aibel reported that it has won a FEED contract for an FPSO that MODEC will construct for Equinor.
Equinor Extends North Sea Statfjord Ops
Friday, January 10, 2020The decommissioning of the Statfjord A platform in the North Sea, shown above, has been postponed. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
North Sea Oil Players Share Recruitment Outlook
Thursday, January 02, 2020Rigzone speaks to several North Sea players about their recruitment plans for 2020.
Equinor Signs Global Deal with ABB
Tuesday, December 17, 2019Equinor’s new Aasta Hansteen platform. Photo by Roar Lindefjeld and Bob B. Randulff. Photo copyright Equinor.
New Subsea Era Could Begin with Power Tech
Tuesday, December 03, 2019This rendering shows the layout of a subsea substation. IMAGE SOURCE: ABB
Top Upstream Companies in Predictive Maintenance
Tuesday, November 26, 2019GlobalData has identified the 'leading' upstream companies that are adopting predictive maintenance technologies in the oil and gas industry.
Equinor Moving Away From Frontier Exploration in Norway's Arctic
Tuesday, November 26, 2019That means drilling near existing discoveries such as Johan Castberg and Wisting rather than riskier but potentially more rewarding targets.
Equinor Inks $325MM Deal to Sell Eagle Ford Assets to Repsol
Friday, November 08, 2019Equinor has signed an agreement to divest its position in the Eagle Ford to Repsol for $325 million.
Oil Industry Balancing Growth, Carbon Footprint Cuts
Tuesday, November 05, 2019Here are a few popular industry strategies for cutting carbon footprints.
Equinor Awards DNV Contract for Offshore Canada Field
Monday, October 28, 2019Pictured is a rendering of the Bay du Nord FPSO, which would operate in the Flemish Pass Basin offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. IMAGE SOURCE: DNV GL
Offshore Robot Initiative Wins Pledges from Operators
Monday, October 21, 2019Offshore robot prototypes undergo testing. PHOTO SOURCE: OGTC
Deepwater Transformation Sparking New Interest
Thursday, October 17, 2019Changes have revived interest in deepwater projects and enabled new ones in regions including the North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and China Seas.
Equinor Okays Record-Large Floating Wind Farm in Norway
Friday, October 11, 2019Equinor ASA made a final decision to invest in floating wind turbines to power offshore oil platforms off Norway after the government agreed to subsidize a large part of the cost.
Offshore Australia Permit Goes to Equinor
Thursday, October 10, 2019Equinor has won a new exploration permit in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia.
What Net Zero Means for UK Oil and Gas
Wednesday, October 02, 2019The push toward Net Zero will have major ramifications for the UK oil and gas sector.
Saipem Makes Subsea Robotics Deal with Equinor
Wednesday, October 02, 2019Saipem's Hydrone-R, above, is set to make history. PHOTO SOURCE: Saipem
Big Oil Faces Turning Point Over Drilling Plans Offshore Australia
Thursday, September 26, 2019Australia's offshore petroleum regulator is due to decide by Nov. 14 whether to approve Norwegian energy giant Equinor ASA's plan to drill exploration wells in the Great Australian Bight.
Bahamas Terminal Returns to Full Ops
Friday, September 20, 2019Buckeye Partners reported that it has resumed full operations at its Buckeye Bahamas Hub.