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OE Press: 2013 / April

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 04:31

Maersk Valiant sails for GOM

Maersk Drilling’s second drillship, Maersk Valiant, has started its voyage to the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) today after being delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries' (SHI)…
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:46

Wood Group PSN appoints new CFO

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO). David Kemp joins Wood Group's largest division from Trapoil, an independent E&P company…
The IHC Merwede stand (number 2625) will feature a diverse range of innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support activities at this year’s Offshore Technology…
Monday, 29 April 2013 13:47

TWMA wins W. African processing gig

TWMA has been awarded a contract to supply its offshore processing services to support Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd’s drilling campaign offshore Cameroon. The 400-day contract,…
The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the progress with the program for hydrocarbon resources exploitation on the Russian Federation shelf until 2030. It was…
Friday, 26 April 2013 14:56

Dana spuds a new exploration well

Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum has spudded a new exploration well in the Southern North Sea from its De Ruyter platform. Dana is drilling the P11-08 exploration…
Thursday, 25 April 2013 10:05

Total hits oil off Ivory Coast

Total announces that the Ivoire-1X exploration well, located in the western portion of Block CI-100 in 2,280m of water, encountered 28m of net oil pay…
Thursday, 25 April 2013 00:00

ONS Norway prepares for take-off

For almost 40 years ONS has been a broad-based international energy event and a leading meeting place for everyone involved in the oil and gas…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 10:58

Offshore safety recognised

The winners of the 2013 UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards, sponsored by Maersk Oil UK, were announced at a special lunchtime awards ceremony…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 10:29

Marine Well Containment Co. heads to Alabama

Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) announced that Mobile, Alabama has been selected as the shorebase location to house the well containment company’s subsea umbilicals, risers…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 16:41

IOC production falls 25% in past 12 years

The crude oil production of five major international oil companies: Exxon, BP, Shell, Chevron, and Total, has fallen by 25.8% over the past 12 years.…
Thursday, 18 April 2013 07:05

Kosmos in offshore Ireland swoop

Kosmos Energy announced today that it has entered into two farm-in agreements, whereby Kosmos is acquiring an interest in multiple blocks in the prospective Porcupine…
Thursday, 18 April 2013 03:05

Rosneft, Marubeni sign E&P pact

Rosneft and Marubeni Corp. signed Memorandum of Cooperation in LNG project implementation and joint exploration and development of oil and gas fields on April 17,…
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:06

Heerema wins Alba compression project

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) in the Netherlands won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Marathon E.G. Production Ltd (MEGPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary…
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 10:42

Wartsila wins Chinese rig supply

Wärtsilä will supply a comprehensive, fully integrated power, propulsion and positioning system for a DP3 Dynamically Positioned offshore accommodation rig being built in China, the…
Friday, 12 April 2013 01:54

Chevron places Rosebank FPSO order

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced it won a US$1.9 billion order to build a Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) for Chevron North…
Thursday, 11 April 2013 14:49

BOEM completes SEIS review

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for proposed oil and gas Lease Sales 233 and 231,…
Thursday, 11 April 2013 10:37

DONG, Siemens sign German wind deal

DONG Energy and Siemens AG have entered into agreements securing potential supplies and servicing of a total of 154 offshore wind turbines of 6 megawatt…
Thursday, 11 April 2013 04:40

DNV launches jacking system JIP

Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high…
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 08:26

Odfjell gets Mariner drilling work

Statoil has awarded the contract for drilling services on the Mariner platform on the UK continental shelf to UK-based Odfjell Drilling."Mariner is the largest new…
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 02:09

Long term seismic contracts for CGG

CGG announced today that it has been awarded two contracts by Statoil ASA to provide long-term seismic imaging services for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) operations…
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 02:58

Intermoor to build Brazil base

InterMoor do Brasil Serviços Offshore de Instalaçao Ltda (InterMoor), an Acteon company, has been awarded a construction license to build facilities at the new Industrial…
Monday, 08 April 2013 10:01

McDermott wins Arabian Gulf duo

McDermott International, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded two projects for a customer in the Arabian Gulf.Jebel Ali Fabrication Facility (Image:…
Monday, 08 April 2013 08:10

Statoil to explore Caspian with SOCAR

Statoil and SOCAR took a step forward in strengthening their cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly explore and develop the Zafar-Mashal…
Monday, 08 April 2013 03:38

Luno II discovery for Lundin

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) is pleased to announce that the drilling of exploration well…
Monday, 08 April 2013 02:06

Technip on Moho Nord subesa EPSCI

Technip was awarded by Total E&P Congo a major (more than $500million) lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, installation (EPSCI) and pre-commissioning for…
Friday, 05 April 2013 15:57

ExxonMobil expands off Liberia

ExxonMobil Corp. announced that its Liberian affiliate has acquired from Canadian Overseas Petroleum (Bermuda) Ltd. (COPL) 80% interest in Liberia Block 13 (LB-13)Map of LB-13…
Chevron Corp. Chairman and CEO John S. Watson will receive the Distinguished Business Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council, on 1 May 2013, in Washington,…
Thursday, 04 April 2013 02:16

COSL increases Norway presence

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) is pleased to announce that COSLPromoter, a semi-submersible drilling rig of the Group, has officially commenced operation in Norwegian North…
Thursday, 04 April 2013 01:56

Progress offshore Italy for Petroceltic

Petroceltic's wholly owned subsidiary, Petroceltic Italia Srl, has been awarded the exploration permit "B.R272.EL" in the Central Adriatic offshore Italy (formerly application block d.507).The award…