Offshore - Oil & Gas

  • UAE's Topaz Eyes Expansion Amid Oil Slump

    Topaz Energy and Marine is eyeing expansion into South America in the next two years as the Dubai-based oil services firm looks beyond the current difficulties in the sector caused by the lower oil price, its chief executive told Reuters.

  • Speakers announced as registrations open for 6th...

    A government adviser, an explorer, an HSE executive and a process engineer are the keynote speakers for this year’s OPITO Safety and Competence Conference – OSCC 2015. They will be joined on the panel by oil and gas industry leaders to explore the topic of “The Economics of Safety at $60 Oil”.

  • Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Project...

    An experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has been underway since March 2012. Participating in the project is a consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research.

  • Mubadala Petroleum starts production at oilfield...

    Mubadala Petroleum announced on Thursday that production at its Nong Yao oilfield, located in the southern Gulf of Thailand, commenced on June 17 and production is expected to reach a peak rate of approximately 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) as more production wells are completed.


  • Maxxam Analytics Opens New Oil Analysis Laboratory

    Maxxam Analytics recently opened a new testing facility in Edmonton, Alberta, that will provide lubricant and oil analysis services to help maintenance managers in both the industrial and heavy-duty equipment markets predict failures and prevent catastrophic maintenance events.


India's 2015 Iran oil imports fall by a quarter

India's oil imports from Iran fell by about a quarter in 2015 as refiners slowed purchases early in the year to keep imports within the limits of sanctions, preliminary tanker arrival data obtained by Reuters shows.


Australian oil firm finds gas off Myanmar coast

Woodside Petroleum discovered natural gas off the coast of Myanmar, a positive sign for global energy companies including BG Group and Total SA that are exploring in the once-isolated southeast Asian country.