Guyana receives bids for eight oil and gas blocks, including from Exxon and Total

 (Reuters) - Guyana on Wednesday received bids for eight of 14 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks offered in its first auction, including from groups formed by Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA), according to the government and documents seen by Reuters. The South American country wants to quickly expand its energy industry and recruit a wider range... Continue Reading →

TotalEnergies to Evaluate $9 Billion Energy Project in Suriname

(Reuters) TotalEnergies will begin studies for developing a $9 billion oil and gas project at Suriname's most promising offshore area, the French energy firm said on Wednesday during a visit by its CEO to the South American country. CEO Patrick Pouyanne met with Suriname President Chan Santokhi on Wednesday to discuss the project, which could inaugurate Suriname's offshore production. TotalEnergies... Continue Reading →

International Energy Majors Interested In Colombia’s Offshore Gas

(OP) International oil and gas majors, including UK-based Shell and Brazil’s Petrobras, have shown interest in expanding their participation in natural gas projects offshore Colombia, Ricardo Roa, the head of Colombia’s state energy firm Ecopetrol, has told Bloomberg in an interview. Colombia’s Caribbean coast has several promising offshore gas projects and recent deepwater discoveries have raised the... Continue Reading →

With reactivation out of the way, Saipem takes delivery of drillship destined for ops off Africa

Italian oilfield services provider Saipem has taken delivery of a recently chartered seventh-generation drillship, which is expected to work for Eni off Ivory Coast in West Africa, following a deal worth $400 million. Saipem entered into a three-year firm bareboat charter agreement with Deep Value Driller for the Deep Value Driller drillship. This contract may be extended by up... Continue Reading →

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