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OE Press: 2017 / October

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 15:56

Transocean's Invictus wins BHP work

Transocean's ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus was awarded a two-year contract plus three one-year priced options with a subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The backlog associated with…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:28

FairfieldNodal starts Libra survey

FairfieldNodal has begun a project to acquire and process high-resolution 3D marine seismic for the Libra consortium led by Petrobras, Total, Shell, China National Petroleum…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 06:22

Subsea 7 says SapuraAcergy JV to end

Subsea 7 and Sapura Energy have agreed to end their Asia Pacific focused  SapuraAcergy joint venture (JV), with the JV's heavy-lift and pipelay vessel, Sapura…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 02:07

African Petroleum seeks Senegal extension

Independent oil firm African Petroleum has applied to enter a second renewal period at the Senegal Offshore Sud Profond (SOSP) production sharing contract (PSC).  The…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 02:00

Fairfield to start Trinidad OBN survey

FairfieldNodal is to start a large Z700 acquisition project offshore Trinidad in late October 2017. FairfieldNodal’s Z700 data acquisition system uses Z700 ocean bottom nodes,…
A new outfit being created by the merger of Centrica's oil and gas division and Bayerngas Norge is to be called Spirit Energy, Centrica said…
Monday, 16 October 2017 03:04

BSEE investigates LLOG leak in GOM

An investigation has started into an oil leak from a subsea pipeline near US operator LLOG's Delta House facilities in the Gulf of Mexico.  The…
Spectrum Geoscience has started the Ceara Basin 2D multi-client seismic survey in the Equatorial Margins of northern offshore Brazil.  The area contains sectors of the…
Ocean Rig has signed a contract with Statoil, for a one-well drilling program offshore Tanzania.  The contract is expected to start in Q1 2018, and…
Friday, 13 October 2017 07:30

L&T inks ONGC Daman project

Larson & Toubro subsidiary L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering has won an offshore contract for the transportation and installation on ONGC's Daman development project. The contract, worth…
France's first floating offshore turbine - and it's first offshore wind turbine at all - was inauguarted in Saint-Nazaire, France, today. The 2MW Vestas turbine…
Friday, 13 October 2017 02:59

Act to open up US OCS discussed

A US Department of Energy Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a hearing on the draft of a new act to open up more…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 15:43

KBR's Energo wins BSEE TLP study

KBR subsidiary Energo Engineering has been awarded a guidance study contract by the US Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) for the integrity management…
Husky Energy has awarded Kvaerner a contract for engineering and marine operations to tow and install the concrete gravity structure (CGS) for the West White…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 09:09

Maersk inks two North Sea jackup contracts

Maersk Drilling has been awarded two contract extensions in the North Sea. The jackup Maersk Resolve has been awarded a contract extension by Wintershall Noordzee…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 03:45

Mubadala starts Manora field drilling

Mubadala Petroleum has started a three-well drilling program at the Manora oil field in the northern Gulf of Thailand, says partner Tap Oil.  The program…
UK firm Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) says it expects to award key project contactors and submit a field development plan for its Vulcan Satellites…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:06

Total hires Maersk Deliverer off Malaysia

Total E&P Malaysia has signed a 60-day contract for the Maersk Deliverer semisubmersible to drill offshore Southeast Asia, bringing the vessel out of warm stacking.…
Tower Resources is taking steps to drill on the shallow water Thali license offshore Cameroon.  Map of Thali. From Tower. Thali is in the Rio del…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 07:49

Wärtsilä acquires Guidance Marine

Wärtsilä has acquired privately-owned Guidance Marine, a company with offices in the UK, Singapore and the US that provides sensor solutions relating to dynamic positioning…
Monday, 09 October 2017 08:53

Total, ONAP ink Guinea E&P pact

Study area, in red. Map from Total. Total and the National Office of Petroleum of Guinea (ONAP) signed a technical evaluation agreement to study deep…
Monday, 09 October 2017 03:50

Borr buys Sembcorp subsidiary rigs

Borr Drilling has signed an agreement to acquire nine jackup rigs from Sembcorp Marine subsidiary PPL Shipyard, taking its fleet to 26 jackups, once all…
Monday, 09 October 2017 02:46

Wheatstone LNG production starts

Chevron has started LNG production at the Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. The first cargo is on track to be shipped in the coming weeks.…
Lundin has started drilling on the Hufsa exploration well in PL533 in the southern Norwegian Barents Sea. The well (7219/12-2) is south of the Filicudi…
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy received a renewal of its contract to service the Greater Gabbard wind farm, off the east coast of the UK. The…
Thursday, 05 October 2017 10:09

Petrofac gains Chevron North Sea extension

Petrofac has secured a contract extension from Chevron North Sea for the provision of engineering services; an agreement it has held since 2014.  The 12-month…
Thursday, 05 October 2017 10:00

W&T to spud South Timbalier well in GoM

W&T Offshore is set to spud its latest well in the South Timbalier 224 (ST 224) lease in the Gulf of Mexico later this month,…
Chevron Australia and its 50:50 partner Woodside Energy have acquired exploration interests in three blocks in the Northern Carnarvon Basin off the Western Australia coast.…
Thursday, 05 October 2017 09:38

ONGC Videsh completes Tullow Namibia deal

ONGC has officially entered offshore Namibia, following the completion of its 30% stake deal of Namibia Petroleum Exploration License 0037 from Tullow.  ONGC subsidiary ONGC Videsh completed…
Thursday, 05 October 2017 09:24

OneSubsea inks Reliance EPC deal off India

Reliance Industries has awarded OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for supply of the subsea production system for the R…
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