Why is OPEC+ Cutting Oil Output?

(Reuters) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russia, a group known as OPEC+ which pumps around 40% of the world's crude, agreed on a new oil output deal on Sunday. Saudi Arabia, the group's biggest producer, will make a deep cut to its output in July on top of a broader... Continue Reading →

Valaris Expands Contract Backlog with New Wins and Extensions

(QC) Offshore drilling company Valaris Limited (NYSE: VAL) has announced strong first quarter results for 2023, with new contracts and extensions announced worth approximately $820 million. Among the new contracts is a three-year offshore drilling project in Brazil, which will involve reactivating the VALARIS DS-8 drillship. CEO Anton Dibowitz expressed optimism for the company’s outlook. “We continue to be... Continue Reading →

2022 pushes CCUS to new heights: Long read

While the global energy crisis marked 2022, efforts to propel the energy transition forward in a bid to usher in a sustainable energy future continued gaining momentum. As a result, last year was also a bumper year for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), as more than 140 new... Continue Reading →

Rystad: Offshore Oil & Gas is Back

The offshore oil and gas sector is back and is set for the highest growth in a decade in the next two years, with $214 billion of new project investments lined up, the Norwegian energy industry intelligence firm Rystad said in a report Tuesday. According to Rystad,  the annual greenfield capital expenditure (capex) will break the... Continue Reading →

Welligence Global Offshore Drilling Outlook

(OE) Welligence expects global offshore exploration drilling activity in 2023 to remain relatively steady year-on-year. The majors will drive much of the activity in their core regions, along with Petrobras, the world’s leading deepwater operator. And while there are far fewer independents active in the offshore today compared to 10 years ago, Welligence still anticipates... Continue Reading →

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