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Total contracts Ocean Installer

Aug 20, 2013

Total E&P UK has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for the recovery of casing at the Tomintoul location, west of the Shetland Islands.  The scope of the work involves the cutting and recovery of 472m of 20in. downhole casing from the seabed…

Nong Yao field wins final investment

Aug 19, 2013

KrisEnergy Ltd., an independent upstream oil and gas company, agreed the final investment decision for the Nong Yao oil development in the G11/48 contract area in the Gulf of Thailand, along with Mubadala Petroleum. First oil is anticipated in 1H 2015…

Duma Energy to acquire Hydrocarb Corp.

Aug 15, 2013

Duma Energy Corp. signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Houston-based Hydrocarb Corp. In August 2012, Duma purchased a 39% working interest in Hydrocarb’s highly prospective 5.3 million-acre Owambo Basin concession in northern Namibia…

NADL and Seadrill announce partnership

Aug 15, 2013

NADL and Seadrill announced a preliminary agreement to create a strategic partnership with a strong industrial player was reached to foster growth of the company's harsh environment business. The potential strategic partner has a strong foothold in the Russian market…

Senior officials to open Offshore Europe

Aug 15, 2013

Senior representatives of the UK and Scottish governments will address the audience at Europe’s largest oil and gas conference and exhibition, SPE Offshore Europe 2013, in Aberdeen this September. More than 1,500 companies are exhibiting at the event…

Jan De Nul orders multipurpose vessel

Aug 14, 2013

The Jan De Nul Group has ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel, which will be 138m-long with a deadweight of 10,500-tonne, will be a multipurpose vessel, able to carry out trenching and offshore support…

Golden Eagle jackets delivered

Aug 13, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group’s Vlissingen fabrication yard has completed the fabrication of two jackets for the Golden Eagle Development project of Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. With the departure of  Nexen’s 6,400-ton PUQ (Production Utilities…

Eni, Mozambique reach tax deal

Aug 13, 2013

Eni S.p.A. CEO Paolo Scaroni and Eni E&P COO Claudio Descalzi met with Mozambique President Armando Guebuza today in Changara, the mineral district of Tete province in western Mozambique, to discuss Eni’s ongoing activities and projects in the country…

NEL opens new EFC at Glascow

Aug 13, 2013

NEL has invested US $386,666 in a new erosive flow center at its Glasgow base. The facility is the first in the UK to offer the complete range of erosive flow services, including flow testing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), operation and performance assessment…

Trinity to spud two wells off Trinidad

Aug 12, 2013

Trinity Exploration & Production plc, an independent focused on Trinidad and Tobago, issued an update today on its upcoming exploration program. Trinity plans to spud two offshore exploration wells in 4Q 2013, one on the west coast (El…

Statoil granted use of Polar Pioneer

Aug 12, 2013

Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) received consent to use the Polar Pioneer facility.The consent applies to permanent plugback of well 31/5-J-41 and sidetrack drilling of well 31/5-H-2 in the Troll field in the North Sea in production license 085…

SeaBird wins Mediterranean contract

Aug 09, 2013

SeaBird Exploration Plc's Northern Explorer was awarded a contract in the Mediterranean. The contract has an estimated duration of 150 days, including mobilization from South Africa, and is valued at about US $10.5 million.

Fugro and COSL sign 10 year extension

Aug 08, 2013

After their recently signed ten-year extension comes into effect,  Fugro and China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL), will enter the fourth decade of the successful joint venture. China Offshore Fugro Geosolutions (COFG), in which each company holds 50% interest…

Boskalis creates dry dock solution

Aug 08, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster subsidiary Dockwise has completed a dry dock project using its new transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard. The project was to assist with the repair and maintenance of a semisubmersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean…

Prosafe semisub contract extended in Mexico

Aug 07, 2013

Mexico’s Cotemar group announced that Safe Regency has been awarded a contract extension and option through 31 March 2014, continuing at US$75,000/day. The Safe Regency provides accommodation at Pemex's Cantarell field under a bareboat charter contract in the Gulf of Mexico…

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