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Baker Hughes Buys Well Intervention Firm Altus Intervention

Mar 22, 2022

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has agreed to acquire Norway-based well intervention specialist Altus Intervention.The company said the acquisition of the well intervention services and down-hole oil & gas technology company, complemented Baker Hughes’ existing portfolio of oilfield technologies and integrated solutions. Baker Hughes said the acquisition would boost the company's life-of-well capabilities as operators look to improve efficiencies from mature fields…

Helix in Multi-year Well Intervention Deal with Shell in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Apr 01, 2022

Helix Energy Solutions Group, a U.S. offshore oil, and gas well services company, has signed a multi-year deal with Shell to provide Well Intervention services in the Gulf of Mexico.Under the contract Helix will provide either the Q4000 or Q5000 riser-based semi-submersible well intervention vessel…

Helix Vessel Deal Lifts Siem Offshore's Backlog to $440M

Mar 09, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Wednesday it had entered into agreements with the U.S. offshore well intervention firm Helix Energy Solutions for its Siem Helix 1 and Siem Helix 2 vessels.The new deal for the offshore well…

Brazil: Helix Energy Solutions Wins One-year Charter Extension for 'Siem Helix 2'

Dec 15, 2021

U.S.-based Helix Energy Solutions Group has secured an extension of its well intervention charter and services contracts with Brazil's Petrobras for the Siem Helix 2 well intervention vessel.'The initial four-year contract for the Siem Helix…

UK North Sea: Exploration Well Count on Decline. Success Rate Up

Dec 02, 2021

The UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and Gas Authority has launched its second Wells Insight report, which shows that the number of exploration and appraisal wellbores spudded has been on a decline, however, success rates have improved…

Helix Nets Multi-year Well Intervention Deal in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Sep 14, 2021

Offshore oil and gas well services company Helix Energy Solutions said Monday it had won a multi-year riser-based well intervention scope of work with an unnamed major operator for the charter of the Helix Q5000 and 15K Intervention Riser System in the US Gulf of Mexico…

Expro Completes P&A Work for Petronas in Mauritania

Aug 31, 2021

Oilfield services firm Expro has completed an integrated Plug and Abandonment (P&A) contract for Petronas in Mauritania.The well intervention scope of the P&A project used Expro’s integrated Open Water Intervention Riser System (OWIRS) for intervention…

C-Innovation Snags Multi-Year RLWI Contract

Aug 09, 2021

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I) won a multiyear contract for Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) services with a major operator in the Gulf of Mexico.The contract is for the provision of RLWI services onboard the M/V Island Venture, C-I’s flagship intervention vessel commissioned in 2017…

Maersk Drilling to Reactivate Jack-up Rig to Support Aker BP's Valhall Field Work

Mar 29, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won a contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Reacher.Aker BP will use the Maersk Reacher to assist with well intervention, stimulation…

Expro, FTAI Ocean Partner Up in Light Well Intervention

Mar 17, 2021

Oilfield services company Expro has entered an exclusive alliance with vessel provider FTAI Ocean for the supply of the DP3 M/V Pride well intervention vessel to provide full light well intervention (“LWI”) services to the subsea oil and gas sector…

Altus, Archer Bag Wireline Services Deals with Equinor

Jan 19, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded Altus Intervention and Archer Integrated Services framework contracts for supplying integrated wireline services within well intervention to Equinor’s fixed platforms. Altus Intervention will provide services at the Gina Krog…

Equinor Gets Consent for Continued Use of Island Wellserver Vessel

Jan 04, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has received regulatory consent to keep using the Island Wellserver well intervention vessel in 2021.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, is an extension of an existing consent.The consent…

Expro Bags 5-Year Well Intervention Contract with Chevron in Australia

Nov 16, 2020

Oilfield services company Expro has said it has secured 'a major contract' for its subsea riserless well intervention (RWI) solution with Chevron in Australia.Under the five-year contract of an undisclosed value, Expro's Australian subsidiary…

Well Intervention Market Overview

Aug 11, 2020

The well intervention market is a niche one, with only a few main players – including Helix/Well Ops, Island Offshore, AKOFS Offshore and Siem Offshore – and only three key geographical regions; Northwest Europe, South America and the US Gulf of Mexico…

Time for an Intervention?

Aug 10, 2020

Just as the oil and gas industry was starting to get back on its feet, COVID-19 and plummeting oil prices have affected the market across the board, including well intervention. But players in this space are optimistic, with new vessels and…

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