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9/30/20 Equinor submits POD, lets contracts for Breidablikk development Posted on Monday September 28, 2020
Equinor and partners submitted plans to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to develop Breidablikk oil field in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, northeast of Grane field in the North Sea.
Tyra redevelopment enters new phase following jacket installation Posted on Monday September 28, 2020
Redevelopment of Tyra field in the Danish North Sea moves to a new phase following installation of two new jackets, partner Norwegian Energy Co. ASA (Noreco) said Sept. 28.
Neptune Energy begins Seagull subsea construction Posted on Wednesday September 23, 2020
Neptune Energy has commenced the subsea construction phase of its Seagull tieback project in the central North Sea.
Empire spuds Carpentaria-1 in Beetaloo basin Posted on Wednesday September 23, 2020
Empire Energy Group Ltd. has spudded its Carpentaria-1 well in permit EP187, Beetaloo subbasin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Origin begins fracturing Beetaloo basin well Posted on Tuesday September 22, 2020
Origin Energy Ltd. started fracturing activities on the Kyalla-117 well in the Velkerri liquids-rich gas play in the Beetaloo sub-basin of the Northern Territory.
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American Airlines, United to Cut 32,000 Jobs as Washington Debates Relief The airlines will go forward for now with a total of more than 32,000 job cuts after lawmakers were unable to agree on a broad coronavirus-relief package, the airlines told employees. FAA Chief Gives Thumbs-Up to 737 MAX Fixes Boeing got a tentative personal endorsement for fixes to its beleaguered aircraft from the head of the Federal Aviation Administration after he personally took one of the jets on a test flight. California Rolls Out Diversity Quotas for Corporate Boards Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will require the boards of publicly traded companies based in the state to have at least one racially, ethnically or otherwise diverse director by 2021. Ransomware Attacks Morph Into a Deadly Concern Hackers are launching more brazen attacks aimed at locking down entire networks, not just a few workstations, and increasingly target health-care companies, putting lives at risk as they demand higher bounties. How the Coronavirus Crisis Threatens to Set Back Women's Careers A comprehensive new study by McKinsey and Lean In suggests that many women?especially mothers?may have to step back or away from jobs because of the pandemic?s impact on their lives. Fed's Low-Rate Strategy Confronts Concerns Over Bubbles Federal Reserve officials? promises to hold interest rates very low for a long time could present them with a future dilemma: what to do if their policies inflate asset bubbles.
Fed Caps Big Banks' Dividends, Halts Share Buybacks in Fourth Quarter The biggest U.S. banks will face restrictions on dividends and share buybacks for another three months, the Federal Reserve said, citing the need to conserve capital during the coronavirus-induced downturn.