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OE Activity: 2017 / February

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 03:57

ESEA Submarine takes on FET ROV

Forum Energy Technologies has delivered a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to new Norwegian firm ESEA Submarine for offshore work, including inspection, survey and salvage work.…
Friday, 24 February 2017 08:32

SeaBird gets Caribbean work

SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to provide a 2D seismic vessel for an upcoming survey in the Caribbean. The project is anticipated to commence…
Friday, 24 February 2017 04:08

Minesto, Stena to build assembly hall

Swedish-based companies Minesto and Stena Line are working together to develop marine energy device construction facilities in the UK. Stena Line is to build an…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:13

Newfield divests Bohai stake

Newfield Exploration Co. signed a sales agreement with some of its joint venture partners to divest its non-operated 12% stake in the Bohai Bay field…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 03:29

Northeast team in XPrize semi-finals

A multi-skilled team of north east-England based subsea engineering experts has made it to the semifinals of Shell's US$7 million Ocean Discovery XPrize. XPrize is…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 03:22

Scottish floating wind farm clears hurdle

Dounreay Trì's proposed floating wind farm demonstration project offshore the north of Scotland has been approved by Highland Council, taking the project a step closer…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:46

Aker BP to tieback Oda to Ula

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has granted Aker BP consent to connect the Oda field to the Ula field. The Centrica Resources-operated Oda field will…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:36

Fugro bags Kenyan seabed survey

Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 03:14

Shell taps CGG for Brunei processing center

French geoscience firm CGG has been awarded a contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum to operate a dedicated processing center (DPC) at its Seria office in…
Monday, 20 February 2017 10:48

KCA Deutag inks Sakhalin extension

Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. awarded KCA Deutag a four-year contract extension for platform drilling services on three platforms offshore Sakhalin Island in Russia.   The contract…
Monday, 20 February 2017 09:26

SPE/IADC conference to draw global crowd

The SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition returns next month on 14-16 March 2017 at the Hague, bringing together drilling professionals from around the world. According…
Monday, 20 February 2017 04:15

South China Sea in Frogtech study

Australia's Frogtech Geoscience has released a new basement-focused study of the hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand; a geologically complex region. The study…
Friday, 17 February 2017 10:58

Inpex names Ichthys FPSO, CPF

Inpex held double naming ceremonies at two South Korean yards for the FPSO and CPF related to the Ichthys LNG project, following the end of…
Friday, 17 February 2017 03:43

Lamprell delivers latest NDC jackup

Rig builder and engineering firm Lamprell has delivered jackup drilling rig Al Hudairiyat for Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC), within budget and on schedule.…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 13:25

Ocean Yield gets Lewek Connector contract

Ocean Yield has signed a four-month contract for the Lewek Connector, just days after announcing a terminated contract for the vessel from EMAS Chiyoda Subsea. The…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:23

Fugro, Shell partner for XPRIZE

Fugro announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support the oil major's global, three-year ocean mapping competition. The competition is looking for…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:13

Wintershall to use iQx at Maria

Germany’s Wintershall will use AGR’s well data management and analysis software tool iQˣ for its Maria field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). iQˣ is…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:18

ExxonMobil sets reservoir computing record

ExxonMobil, working with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), has achieved a major breakthrough with proprietary software using more than four times the previous…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:22

Sky-Futures inks Eni inspection gig

Sky-Futures has been awarded a three-year contract to inspect Eni facilities globally. This global contract is the first of its kind between a drone-based technology…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 03:59

TGT full field development approved off Vietnam

An updated full field development plan (FFDP) for the Te Giac Trang (TGT) field, offshore southern Vietnam, has been approved by the country's government.  The…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 03:30

Yinka plans intervention on Aje

London-listed oil minor MX Oil is hoping to raise about US$6.26 million through issuing new shares to fund the work on the Aje field offshore…
Thursday, 16 February 2017 03:23

Petrobras sets latest pre-salt record

Petrobras has achieved two new production records from its pre-salt reservoirs: a 1.28 MMb/d monthly production record and the 1.34 MMb/d record achieved on 4…
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 08:07

Wärtsilä, PGS ink vessel service agreement

Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 07:49

ProSep awarded Troll B gig

Integrated process solutions provider ProSep will supply one ProDry unit to Statoil for the Troll B ZMP Project. ProSep’s project scope of supply – awarded…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:09

TMC bags Hilli FLNG compressor contract

International compressor supplier Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG to supply the offshore market’s most energy efficient compressed air…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 10:32

Mammoet completes Petrobras P-79 FPSO work

Mammoet has successfully completed the process of weighing, transporting and lifting the modules of the P-76 FPSO platform for the Technip-Techint consortium at the Techint…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 08:46

Wood Group wins global BP pre-FEED, FEED work

Wood Group has been awarded a three-year global agreement with BP for the provision of conceptual engineering services, pre-front end engineering design (pre-FEED) and FEED…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 08:10

Eight firms join forces on P&A innovation

Eight oil and gas industry players have joined forces to form a collaborative environment to promote investment in and early adoption of innovative plugging and…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 07:48

Oceaneering wins Maersk newbuild deal

Oceaneering International signed a long-term agreement with Mærsk Supply Service to provide eight work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), survey and associated services, including subsea tooling,…
Houston's Offshore Energy Center is hosting an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum on Wednesday,…
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