NRGBriefs: TechnipFMC Updates on Mero 1 Project Activities

(Energy Analytics Institute, 8.Apr.2022) — Energy briefs including TechnipFMC saying its spoolbase at Açu Port, Rio de Janeiro has carried out its first rigid pipes spooling operation, as part of the Mero 1 project (FPSO Guanabara), located in the Mero field, Santos Basin offshore Brazil; Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (TSXV: VIPR) providing an update on exploration activities within the La Virginia Silver-Gold Project, located in Sonora, Mexico; and Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) planning to release 1Q:22 results for the period ended 31 Mar. 2022 after the US financial mkt closes.

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Brazil

TechnipFMC said its spoolbase at Açu Port, Rio de Janeiro has carried out its first rigid pipes spooling operation, as part of the Mero 1 project (FPSO Guanabara), located in the Mero field, Santos Basin offshore Brazil. The vessel responsible for the loading and installation on this project is Deep Blue, TechnipFMC’s most modern rigid pipe laying vessel, the co. said 8 Apr. 2022 on Instagram. The Mero unitized field is operated by Petrobras (WI 38.6%), in partnership w/ Shell Brasil (WI 19.3%), TotalEnergies (WI 19.3%), CNPC (WI 9.65%), CNOOC Limited (WI 9.65%) and Pré-Sal Petróleo SA -PPSA (WI 3.5%), representing the union in the non-contracted area.

Mexico

Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (TSXV: VIPR) provided an update on exploration activities within the La Virginia Silver-Gold Project, located in Sonora, Mexico. Exploration efforts since the release of Silver Viper’s Maiden NI 43-101 gold-silver mineral resource estimate have continued to advance w/ exploration drilling at El Rubi and expansion of mapping and sampling coverage across the project area. Recent drilling has been performed at the Paredones Zone on the eastern structural/mineralized trend. Quantec Geoscience contractors have now completed data collection for a 31 line-kms Magnetotelluric geophysical survey covering ~610 hectares (1,500 acres). Final deliverables from the survey are expected in the coming wks, Silver Viper said 8 Apr. 2022 in an official stmt.

NORTH AMERICA

US

Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) intends to release 1Q:22 results for the period ended 31 Mar. 2022 on Wed., 4 May 2022 after the US financial mkt closes. Additionally, Talos will host a conf. call to be broadcast live over the internet, on Thursday, 5 May at 10am EST (9am CST). Interested parties can access the conf. call through a webcast link on the co.’s website at: https://www.talosenergy.com/investors. Alternatively, the conf. call can be accessed by dialing (888) 348-8927 (US toll free), (855) 669-9657 (Canada toll-free) or (412) 902-4263 (int’l). A replay of the call will be available 1 hr after the conclusion of the conf. until 12 May and can be accessed by dialing (877) 344-7529 and using access code 6364444, the co. said 8 Apr. 2022 in an official stmt.

Scopes 1, 2 and 3 defined: Scope 1 relates to direct emissions from oil and gas ops, Scope 2 relates to third-party emissions created to run those ops, and Scope 3 relates end-user emissions from combustion of oil products plus gas.

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