Black Sea News


Subsea7, OneSubsea to Install Türkiye’s First FPU in Black Sea

May 13, 2024

Subsea Integration Alliance, a strategic partnership between OneSubsea and Subsea7, has secured a ‘large contract’ from Turkish Petroleum Offshore Technology Center (TP-OTC) relating to the Sakarya field development in the Black Sea, offshore Türkiye…

ABL Gets Neptun Deep Job for OMV Petrom in Black Sea

Apr 18, 2024

OMV Petrom has appointed global energy and marine consultancy ABL to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the construction of Romania’s Neptun Deep gas field project in the Black Sea.ABL’s London operation has won the contract to provide MWS services to review…

ABL Eyes Black Sea Offshore Energy with New Romanian Unit

Apr 15, 2024

ABL, the global leading energy and marine consultants, has expanded its European presence with a new office in Romania in support of the Black Sea region’s offshore energy and maritime markets.The office is managed by its Director Alexander Shterev who is Principal Surveyor of ABL Bulgaria…

Pipeline Construction Contractor Selected for Romanian Offshore Gas Project

Nov 16, 2023

Corinth Pipeworks, as a subcontractor of Sumitomo Corporation Europe, has won a contract to manufacture and supply approximately 160km of longitudinally submerged arc-welded steel pipes (LSAW) for the development of an offshore natural gas pipeline…

Ukraine Retakes Offshore Drilling Platforms near Crimea

Sep 11, 2023

Ukrainian forces have regained control from Russia of several gas and oil offshore drilling platforms close to Crimea, Ukraine's military intelligence (GUR) said on Monday.It said on the Telegram messaging app that Kyiv's forces had retaken…

TDI-Brooks Completes Phase Four of Deepwater Geotechnical Project in Black Sea

Sep 07, 2023

TDI-Brooks said Thursday it had completed phase four of a deepwater geotechnical coring and CPT project for DenAr Ocean Engineering S.A. TDI-Brooks used its Jumbo Piston Cores (JPC) and CPT Stinger geotechnical tools and operators to the ongoing project off Turkey in the Black Sea…

Saipem Wins $1,97B in Offshore Contracts in Romania and Germany

Aug 04, 2023

Italian firm Saipem has won two new contracts for offshore engineering and construction work in Romania and in Germany, with a total value of approximately 1.8 billion euros (currently around $1,97 billion).The first contract relates to the…

Romania: Neptun Deep Offshore Project Enters Development Phase

Aug 03, 2023

Romanian National Agency for Mineral Resources has endorsed the Development Plan for OMV Petrom's Domino and Pelican South commercial natural gas fields in the Neptun Deep offshore block in the Black Sea.'Consequently, the Neptun Deep project enters the development phase…

Tenaris to Supply 46,000 Tons of Pipe for Turkey's Giant Offshore Gas Field

Jul 28, 2023

Steel pipe supplier Tenaris will supply pipes and services for phase II-A of the Sakarya offshore gas field development in the Black Sea, offshore Turkey.The offshore gas field is operated by Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) and located in the ultra-deep waters of the western Black Sea…

TurkStream Pipeline Back in Operation After Planned Maintenance

Jun 12, 2023

Russian gas producer Gazprom said that a week of maintenance work on the TurkStream pipeline had ended as scheduled on Monday, Reuters has informed. Gas flows in the pipeline, which takes Russian gas to Europe via Turkey, had been switched off on June 5…

Gazprom to Stop Gas via Turkstream on June 5-12 for Maintenance

Jun 02, 2023

Russian gas producer Gazprom said on Friday that it would turn off gas flows in the Turkstream pipeline from June 5-12 to carry out annual maintenance work.'The scheduled maintenance was agreed upon by all parties concerned in advance, Gazprom said…

Russia: Warship Attacked by Ukrainian Drones While Guarding Black Sea Gas Pipelines

May 24, 2023

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that the Russian warship Ivan Khurs had been attacked unsuccessfully by three Ukrainian uncrewed speedboats in the Black Sea, on the approaches to the Bosphorus strait.In a statement posted on Telegram…

Subsea 7 Lands EPCI Work at Turkey's Sakarya Offshore Field

May 22, 2023

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 on Monday confirmed the award of a major contract by Turkish Petroleum for the second phase of the Sakarya field development in the Black Sea, offshore Turkey. Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being…

Saipem Nets $850M Worth of Offshore Contracts in the Black Sea and North Sea

May 18, 2023

Italian offshore engineering and construction firm Saipem has won two new offshore contracts in the North Sea and the Black Sea, worth $850 million in total.One contract is for an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) project in the Black Sea…

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