Oil major BP has deployed Boston Dynamics’ robot ‘Spot’ on one of its oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to enhance safety of operations by reducing the number of people onboard.
Global major in offshore wind, Ørsted along with the energy player, Bp inked a Letter of Intent (LOI) so as to develop a large-scale renewable hydrogen project at a refinery in north-west Germany.
Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered into an agreement with oil major BP, creating a strategic partnership in offshore wind in the US covering both current and potential future projects.
The oil major BP announced that it will lay off 15% of its workforce, in response to the COVID-19 crisis and in line with Chief Executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the oil and gas major to renewable energy.
According to reports, BP stated that 63 non-essential personnel were transferred from the Etap platform, situated about 100 miles east of Aberdeen, following issues with power generation on Tuesday, February 18.
BP officially informed that found “high quality” natural gas in the drilling campaign of its three wells offshore Mauritania and Senegal, boosting its confidence for the gas resources in the region. The three wells that drilled this year GTA-1, Yakaar-2, and Orca-1, targeted a total amount of nine hydrocarbon-bearing zones.
Kosmos Energy, the US-based oil and gas company, completed drilling the Resolution exploration well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The primary exploration objective proved to be water-bearing, yet the well encountered reservoir quality sands.
Oil and gas giants are looking to sell assets that could fetch a total of $27.5 billion, as they are actively shedding mature assets on a massive scale in a bid to finance higher-yielding investments elsewhere, according to energy research firm Rystad Energy.
A leading group of oil and gas operators have teamed up on a joint industry project with the aim of making subsea gas separation a reality. Subsea gas separation has the potential to make CO2-rich gas fields commercially viable.
Oil major BP’s Orca-1 exploration well, which is co-owned by SMHPM and Kosmos, located in the BirAllah area in Block C8 offshore Mauritania, made a gas discovery, with the results achieving a 100% success from nine wells targeting the inboard gas trend in Mauritania/Senegal, Kosmos stated.
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