Monday, June 21, 2021
Maersk Supply Services Maersk Maker
Offshore

Maersk Supply Service Wins Major Contract in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service has announced a major contract win that involves pre-laying mooring anchors for the newbuild Mero 2 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility offshore Brazil. The contract, awarded...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 1527

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
keppel shipyard
Offshore

Keppel Wins $2.3 Billion FPSO Contract from Petrobras

Keppel Offshore & Marine has been awarded a $2.3 billion contract to build a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for Brazil’s national oil company Petrobras. Named P-78, the...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 2281

Friday, December 11, 2020
offshore drilling rig brazil
Offshore

Brazil Prosecutors Sue Maersk and Others Alleging Corruption

By Gram Slattery and Sabrina Valle RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed a civil lawsuit against Danish shipping company Maersk and former executives representing the firm...

December 11, 2020
Total Views: 3362

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
golar seal lng carrier klaipeda
Maritime News

Golar LNG Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Brazil Corruption Investigation

Sept 29 (Reuters) – Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 46

Thursday, July 23, 2020
offshore drillship
Offshore

Shell Drills Dry Hole Offshore Brazil, Dimming Hope for Brazilian Oil

By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Royal Dutch Shell Plc has just drilled a dry hole in Brazil’s premier offshore region, a sign state-controlled Petrobras may have already grabbed the best oil...

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 116

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
People work to remove an oil spill on Suape beach in Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Maritime News

Mystery Oil Spill May Be Worst Environmental ‘Attack’ in Brazil’s History, Petrobras CEO Says

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Oil slicks washing up on beaches along more than 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) of Brazil’s northeast coastline could be the worst environmental “attack”...

October 29, 2019
Total Views: 5

Friday, October 19, 2018
offshore drilling rig brazil
Maritime News

Exxon Makes Major Bet on Brazil as Petrobras Eases Its Grip

By Sabrina Valle and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — In a single year, Exxon Mobil Corp. has gone from being a tiny bit player in Brazil to the second-largest holder of oil exploration...

October 19, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 28, 2018
petrobras carwash probe
Maritime News

Petrobras to Pay $853 Million U.S. Fine in Car Wash Probe

By Carolina Mandl SAO PAULO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Petróleo Brasileiro SA will pay an $853.2 million fine to settle charges that former executives and directors of the state-run Brazilian...

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 13, 2018
News

Brazil Charges Former Vantage Drilling CEO with Corruption

BRASILIA, July 12 (Reuters) – Brazilian federal prosecutors on Thursday charged the former chief executive of U.S. oil services company Vantage Drilling with corruption and money laundering, accusing him of...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
petrobras carwash probe
News

Petrobras to Pay $2.95 Billion to Settle U.S. Class Action Over Corruption

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S....

January 3, 2018
Total Views: 0

Thursday, December 7, 2017
petrobras 10000 drillship accident
News

BSEE: Worker Killed Aboard Petrobras 10000 Drillship in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

A drillship worker was killed last week in an accident on the rig floor of a Petrobras-contracted drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico about 172 miles south of Port...

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 21

Monday, November 6, 2017
NORBE VIII drillship
Offshore

Petrobras Seeks Halt to Drillship Operations After Accident

By Aluisio Alves and Marta Nogueira SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has asked Odebrecht’s offshore drilling arm to halt operations...

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 24

Friday, June 9, 2017
News

Petrobras Reports Explosion Aboard Drillship in Brazil

SAO PAULO, June 9 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Friday reported an explosion on the NS 32 drill ship, which is operated by Odebrecht Óleo...

June 9, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, October 28, 2016
Teanspetro Tankers Henrique Dias and Dragao Do Mar
Shipbuilding

Petrobras Cancels 17 Tanker Orders

By Marta Nogueira (Reuters) – The transportation unit of Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Thursday that it planned to cancel orders for 17 tankers and other vessels designed to upgrade...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 39

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Maritime News

Brazil Opens Offshore Oil Fields to Companies Other Than Petrobras

By Sabrina Valle and Samy Adghirni (Bloomberg) — Brazil’s Congress voted on Wednesday night to open up its pre-salt oil fields to foreign investors by scrapping Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s obligation to...

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
News

Video: Fire On Platform Supply Vessel in Brazil

The platform supply vessel UP Safira suffered a fire Tuesday in Macaé, Brazil. The vessel is currently on a 4-year charter contract with Petrobras, which commenced in October 2014. The...

August 31, 2016
Total Views: 33

Friday, May 27, 2016
Petrobras 1000 drillship
Maritime News

Foreign Companies Named in Brazil’s “Car Wash” Probe

May 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian police said this week they were investigating local units of three international steelmakers in a massive corruption investigation involving the country’s state-run oil company, Petroleo...

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
News

Sembcorp Marine Profit Falls as Clients Defer Offshore Projects

By Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE, April 27 (Reuters) – Singapore rig-builder Sembcorp Marine’s quarterly profit halved as customers deferred projects, and it faces prolonged uncertainty on contracts from its biggest client,...

April 27, 2016
Total Views: 11

Thursday, April 21, 2016
sete brasil,
Maritime News

Sete Brasil Bankruptcy Seen as Blow to Petrobras, Shipbuilders

By Guillermo Parra-Bernal SAO PAULO, April 20 (Reuters) – Shareholders in Sete Brasil Participações SA voted on Wednesday to allow the ailing rig lessor to seek bankruptcy protection after efforts...

April 21, 2016
Total Views: 15

Monday, April 4, 2016
Maritime News

Petrobras Sought Arbitration in Sete Brasil Talks, Sources Say

By Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Aluísio Alves SAO PAULO, April 4 (Reuters) – State-controlled Petróleo Brasileiro SA unsuccesfully sought the appointment of arbiters to rework a long-term contract with debt-laden drilling...

April 4, 2016
Total Views: 17