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OE Press: 2014 / November

Monday, 30 November 2015 03:03

FID for Cameroon FLNG project

French independent Perenco and partner Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures have made their final investment decision on a floating LNG project offshore Cameroon. The move follows an…
Friday, 02 January 2015 08:33

Eni extends BW Offshore FPSO contract

BW Offshore has signed a Letter of Intent for a two years extension for FPSO Abo with Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited, an affiliate of Eni,…
Dutch consortium Pondera Consult and Arcadis says they have been awarded a contract by TenneT to provide an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the first…
Friday, 28 November 2014 02:47

Technip wins Gullfaks GRD contract

Technip has won a lump sum contract with Statoil for the Gullfaks Rimfaksdalen (GRD) marine operations pipelay and subsea installation project. The project is an…
Thursday, 27 November 2014 05:49

PSA - Cuts shouldn't impact safety

The director general of Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has said the industry's attitude to the impact of costing cutting measures on safety is "far…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 05:00

Woodside increases Morocco assets

Woodside has entered into a contract for an exclusive Reconnaissance License (RL) with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines, the national oil company…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Shift needed to maximize UKCS potential

Companies operating in the North Sea require a cultural shift to make the most of its potential, according to a new report from Deloitte, the…
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 03:50

Statoil inks Deep Casing Tools contract

Deep Casing Tools has signed a frame agreement with Statoil for the supply of Deep Casing Tools’ drillable casing and liner reamer technology, including its…
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 02:43

Spectrum starts Uruguay seismic

Norway-based seismic acquisition firm Spectrum has started a 3600km multi-client 2D seismic survey offshore Uruguay, South America. The new acquisition program will infill Spectrum’s survey…
Monday, 24 November 2014 10:42

JDR gets West African umbilical contract

Royal Niger Emerging Technologies awarded JDR Cable Systems Ltd. a contract to manufacture a 1.55km hybrid of steel tube and thermoplastic umbilical support for the…
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) partners announced the award of a broad Arctic study that will investigate…
Monday, 24 November 2014 09:58

Magnomatics, Zilift enter partnership

Magnomatics, the magnetic transmissions and ultra-compact motor company, signed an exclusive licensing deal with Zilift, a leading developer of permanent magnet technologies for innovative artificial…
Monday, 24 November 2014 04:58

Has peak oil price passed?

An underlying growth in global supply capacity, which is significantly outstripping demand, may mean that the world has now passed the peak price for oil,…
Monday, 24 November 2014 04:35

New CEO and CFO at Noreco

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has installed a new CEO and CFO as it looks to stablize its financial position and following the departure of CEO…
Monday, 24 November 2014 03:44

North Sea HPHT order for Plexus

Engineering services firm Plexus Holdings has received a £1.9 million purchase order from a major oil and gas operator to supply surface wellhead and mudline…
Friday, 21 November 2014 14:19

DNV GL gets Culzean contract

Maersk Oil North Sea UK (MOUK) awarded DNV GL a multi-million dollar contract for the Culzean field development project. The Culzean project rendering. From KBR.…
Friday, 21 November 2014 09:39

Petrobras starts-up 5th FPSO in Brazil

Brazil's Petrobras is bring its Cidade de Ilhabela floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel onstream to operate in the pre-salt Santos basin, offshore Brazil, according to…
Friday, 21 November 2014 08:56

More oilfield deals to come?

The oil industry was only just coming to terms with Halliburton's offer for Baker Hughes when Technip revealed it had made an offer, albeit rebuffed,…
Friday, 21 November 2014 02:44

Ocean Installer bags Delta House gig

Norway-based subsea contractor Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG on the Delta House project in…
Friday, 21 November 2014 02:40

Technip to supply Iracema North field

Technip has been awarded a contract for the ongoing development of the Iracema North field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt area, Brazil. The contract, awarded…
Thursday, 20 November 2014 16:27

Logan International acquires fishing tool line

Logan Oil Tools, a wholly owned subsidiary of Logan International, has purchased certain assets from Smith International. The assets include inventory, the rights to manufacture…
Thursday, 20 November 2014 07:54

SeaBird gets TGS 2D seismic contract

SeaBird Exploration Plc received a letter of award (LOA) from TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. (TGS) to acquire up to 300,000km of 2D seismic data offshore Mexico…
Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:04

Petronas in offshore Ireland farm-in

North Celtic Sea focused explorer Lansdowne Oil & Gas has entered into a farm-in agreement with PSE Kinsale Energy - a wholly owned subsidiary of…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 13:30

Karoon continues at Kangaroo-2

Drilling continues at Karoon Gas Australia’s Kanagroo-2 in the 12 ¼ in. hole section at a current depth of 1760m. The Olinda Star. From Karoon.…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:54

Studies reveal untapped US potential

Two new studies released today by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) show significant potential added energy and economic…
At the PETEX 2014 conference in London on 18 November,  Oil & Gas UK announced the kick-off of two projects aimed at stimulating exploration on…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:14

CMM gets US$130 million Petrobras contract

Brazil’s Petrobras awarded Compagnie Maritime Monégasque SAM (CMM) US$130 million contract to charter five new-build fast oil spill response vessels. Rendering of Damen fast oil…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 06:08

Pieter Schelte starts maiden voyage

Allseas’ 382m-long, 124m-wide platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay mega-vessel Pieter Schelte is on its way to Europe after leaving Daewoo’s Okpo shipyard in South Korea 17…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 03:03

Technip unveils latest DSV

Technip is to name its latest newbuild dive support vessel (DSV), currently being built by Vard, the Deep Explorer.   The high-specification, DP3 vessel will…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 02:53

Noreco seeks interest deferral

Norwegian exploration and production firm Noreco is seeking to defer bond and bond interest payments as it continues to face financial pressure over impairments on…
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