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OE Press: 2017 / September

Friday, 22 September 2017 10:12

Advisory firm recommends Ensco, Atwood merger

Advisory firm Glass Lewis has recommended that Ensco plc shareholders vote “FOR” the US$839 million proposed all-stock transaction with Atwood Oceanics at the company’s upcoming…
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:50

Plexus wins Rosneft Vietnam deal

Plexus Holdings has been awarded a contract with new customer Rosneft’s Vietnam subsidiary  to supply its POS-GRIP high pressure high temperature (HPHT) adjustable rental exploration…
Thursday, 21 September 2017 04:01

Repsol studies Liberator tieback for i3

Independent oil firm i3 Energy says detailed engineering studies into a tieback for its Liberator field have started. The firm is looking to tie the…
Alpha Petroleum Resources has inked a contract with Awilco Drilling for drilling 18 development wells on its Cheviot field development in UK North Sea. The…
Thursday, 21 September 2017 03:05

Aker inks Troll module FEED

Aker Solutions has won a contract from Statoil for front-end engineering and design of a new module to increase output at Troll, one of Norway's…
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has approved Wintershall to drill a wildcat in a prospect named Balderbrå in the Norwegian Sea. West Phoenix. Image from…
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 09:02

Searcher begins Malvinas campaign off Argentina

Searcher Seismic has made its entry into Argentina with four new multiclient projects. Map of Searcher's four multiclient projects off Argentina. Map from Searcher. Beginning in…
Monday, 18 September 2017 11:24

Norwest discovers Xanadu-1 pay

Norwest Energy has discovered hydrocarbon pay at the Xanadu-1 shallow water well offshore Western Australia. Map of Xanadu, from Norwest. Xanadu- 1 is in permit…
Monday, 18 September 2017 08:44

Xodus inks two Senegal ESIAs

Xodus Group has been awarded two environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) contracts for projects in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore…
Monday, 18 September 2017 03:11

Statoil to sidetrack Verbier

Operator Statoil has decided to side-track the Verbier exploration well in the Moray Firth of the UK North Sea, despite reaching a water bearing reservoir…
Friday, 15 September 2017 09:10

Erskine in delayed restart

Shell, operator of the Lomond platform, advised a delay to the restart of Chevron’s Erskine production pending completion of repairs, according to Erskine partner Serica…
Friday, 15 September 2017 04:24

2018 SPE Offshore Achievement Awards launched

It's time to put your company in the limelight: the 2018 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) has been launched and it looking for entries. The annual…
Norwegian seismic equipment supplier inApril has completed a full-scale sea trial of its node-based seabed seismic acquisition system Venator from 17-23 August.  InApril says Venator…
Friday, 15 September 2017 03:20

TechnipFMC inks Lancaster iEPCI

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract from Hurricane Energy for the Lancaster early production system (EPS), west of Shetland. Hurricane…
Thursday, 14 September 2017 09:11

ABS completes VolturnUS FOWT FEED review

ABS has completed the design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation for the University of Maine (UMaine) developed floating offshore wind…
Thursday, 14 September 2017 08:31

Africa Energy take PNPL stake

Africa Energy signed a multimillion deal with Pancontinental to take 33.33% stake in subsidiary Pancontinental Namibia (PNPL). Pancontinental will retain 66.67% of the issued capital…
Cyprus' Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism has said Total's Onesiphoros West 1 exploration well offshore Cyprus had gas shows in a carbonate reservoir…
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:25

Gulfslope JV to drill three GoM wells

GulfSlope Energy and Texas South Energy have jointly executed an exclusive letter of intent (LOI) with a large international oil and gas company to drill and…
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:23

Archer wins Repsol Norge P&A

Repsol has awarded Archer Wireline and Archer Oiltools  a four-year frame agreement contracts for additional plugging and abandonment (P&A) services for Repsol Norge. Image from…
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:01

Borr bags BW Gabon campaign

Borr Drilling accepted a letter of intent from BW Energy Dussafu (BWE), a subsidiary of BW Offshore, for a drilling campaign offshore Gabon. Borr’s premium,…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:42

Byron secures Ensco rig for South Marsh

Byron Energy has signed a drilling contract with Ensco Offshore for the Ensco 68 jackup rig to drill at the company’s South Marsh Island Block…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:30

Wellesley in Goanna upset

Wellesley Petroleum’s Goanna prospect offshore Norway has revealed disappointing results, as no hydrocarbons were found, according to partner Faroe Petroleum. Image from iStock. The Goanna…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:45

Brazil sees spike in pre-salt round interest

Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) has received 10 expressions of interest for the second round and 15 for the third round of pre-salt bidding under…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 08:48

Hummer delayed due to weather

Castex Offshore has experienced delays in its Hummer project due to recent weather events in the Gulf of Mexico, according to partner Petsec Energy. Hummer…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 08:22

Shell, Petrobras ink pre-salt MoU

Shell and Petrobras signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week to establish a long-term mutual collaboration in developing pre-salt fields in Brazil that…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 07:40

Lebanon extends application date

The Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) has extended the application deadline for pre-qualified companies submitting bids in Lebanon’s first offshore licensing round from 15 September to…
Monday, 11 September 2017 12:22

PG Flow Solutions to supply Dvalin CIP

Norway-based PG Flow Solutions has won a contract from Aibel to provide a chemical injection package (CIP) for the Dvalin tie-in to Heidrun topside EPCI…
Monday, 11 September 2017 12:11

InterMoor wins Mad Dog 2 work

InterMoor has been contracted by Subsea 7 to provide mooring and tow services for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project in the US Gulf of Mexico,…
Monday, 11 September 2017 08:27

Blyth wind turbine foundations installed

EDF Renewables has installed five gravity-based foundations (GBFs) at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm. Designed and built by Royal BAM Group in the Neptune…
Monday, 11 September 2017 03:37

BHGE nets major Zohr contract

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has won a major subsea contract from Petrobel for phase two of the supergiant Zohr gas field in the…
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