Suriname state oil firm, Chevron sign offshore oil output sharing contract

(Reuters) - Suriname state oil company Staatsolie on Wednesday said it had signed a 30-year production sharing contract with U.S. producer Chevron Corp (CVX.N) for the South American country's offshore Block 5. Chevron Exploration Suriname Ltd and a consortium by TotalEnergies and Qatar Petroleum (QATPE.UL) in June submitted favorable bids for shallow-water exploration in Blocks 5, 6... Continue Reading →

Fugro wraps up geohazard survey offshore Suriname

Fugro has completed a geohazard site investigation programme for TotalEnergies off the north-west coast of Paramaribo in Block 58 of the Guyana-Suriname Basin. The project involved the acquisition and analysis of geophysical data and geotechnical soil samples approximately 150 kilometres offshore in water depths ranging from 60 metres to 2,100 metres. Fugro carried out the... Continue Reading →

Saudi Aramco Unit Wins Guyana Oil Tender

Guyana awarded a unit of Saudi Aramco a tender to purchase a portion of the country's oil production, and the two parties will likely enter into a one-year marketing deal, an official said on Tuesday. The South American country last month received bids from 15 companies aiming to market its allocation of light crude produced... Continue Reading →

Emerging oil nations reject climate curbs on exploration, pursue rapid development

(Reuters) - The world's newest oil-producing nations grabbed the spotlight at this week's Offshore Technology Conference with ambitious plans to tap oil and gas discoveries in a race against a global energy transition to lower-carbon fuels. At the conference highlighting renewable and cleaner-burning fuels and investors moving bets away from fossil fuels, Brazil, Ghana, Guyana,... Continue Reading →

By the Numbers: Eye on Guyana & FPSOs

According to Jim McCaul, Managing Director at IMA/World Energy Reports, Guyana has a huge appetite for FPSOs. Here's a brief 'by the numbers' look: The Stabroek Block covers 26,800 sq km containing multiple prospects and playsThere are 20+ discoveries to date with 9 billion boe estimated recoverable resourcesUp to 10 VLCC-size FPSOs are expected to... Continue Reading →

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