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Wintershall Noordzee Makes Maersk Drilling Preferred Contractor

Nov 07, 2018

Denmark-based drilling rig operator  Maersk Drilling and oil and gas company Wintershall Noordzee B.V. have extended their previous cooperation in a new agreement which gives Maersk Drilling the status of preferred contractor to Wintershall Noordzee B…

iSURVEY Completes Nord Stream 2 Survey

Nov 07, 2018

Survey and positioning services provider iSURVEY said it has completed a 30-day geophysical seabed survey for offshore pipelay and subsea construction company Allseas.The project team set out to identify obstructions and hazardous seabed features…

Wintershall Extends PSV Charter

Nov 06, 2018

Norwegian shipowner Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) said on Tuesday it has secured a contract extension with Wintershall Norge AS for the large platform supply vessel (PSV) Energy Swan.The contract is in direct continuation of a charter contract from 2013…

Jumbo Wins Leviathan Work

Nov 06, 2018

Dutch offshore services provider Jumbo said it has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of a 410-ton subsea production manifold for the Leviathan development off the coast of Israel.Technip, which is preparing for…

Lukoil and Eni Sign Agreement on Mexico Projects

Nov 06, 2018

Russian oil producer Lukoil has signed a farm-out agreement with Italy's Eni on blocks 10, 12 and 14 in the Mexico's shallow waters.Lukoil will assign 40 percent in block 12 to Eni and retain the remaining 60 percent stake as operator of the project…

Uptime International Bags Contracts for Gangway Supply

Nov 05, 2018

Norway’s Uptime International has entered into two new contracts with compatriot vessel provider Island Offshore.'Island Clipper has secured a three-year agreement with Equinor as combined PSV and walk to work vessel. The vessel will be equipped with battery package…

NKT to Supply Cables for Johan Sverdrup 2

Nov 05, 2018

Denmark-based cable supplier NKT said it has received a letter of award from Norway's Equinor to supply and install a cable system of 200 kilometers of 80 kV high-voltage DC offshore power cables for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup oil field development project in the Norwegian North Sea…

Timas Suplindo Charters Telford Construction Vessel

Nov 05, 2018

Dubai-headquartered offshore services provider Telford Offshore said it has been awarded a charter party from Indonesian contractor Timas Suplindo for its DP3 multipurpose accommodation and offshore construction vessel Telford 25.The three-month contract…

Rowan Renaissance Wins Total Contract

Nov 05, 2018

Rowan Companies plc announced Monday that its R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship Rowan Renaissance has been awarded a contract in Mexico by Total with a firm term of one well with an estimated duration of 60 days. The agreement includes three…

Halfwave Wins Pipeline Inspection Work

Nov 02, 2018

Halfwave said it has has been awarded two new in-line inspection (ILI) contracts by Woodside in Australia. The awards have been made as part of a Master Services Agreement (MSA).Woodside is an early adopter of Halfwave’s ultra-wideband acoustic resonance technology (ART) inspection technique…

Subsea 7 Awarded Additional Work in US Gulf

Nov 01, 2018

Subsea 7 has been awarded a second construction contract for the Vito development located approximately 150 miles south of New Orleans in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, with water depths up to 4,000 feet.The contract was awarded by Enbridge Offshore Facilities…

Petrobras Sells Stake in Africa Unit

Nov 01, 2018

Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA will sell its 50 percent stake in a Nigerian oil and gas exploration venture to a consortium led by top oil trader Vitol for $1.53 billion, the latest step in the state-controlled oil company's debt reduction drive…

Polarcus Wins 3D Project in West Africa

Nov 01, 2018

Offshore geophysical firm Polarcus Limited said Thursday it has received an award for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa.The award comprises two surveys of approximately three months each, with the first survey expected to commence Q2 2019 and the second survey Q4 2019.

Kvaerner Wins Sverdrup Jacket Number Four

Oct 31, 2018

Norway's Equinor has awarded a NOK 900 million ($107 million) contract to local contractor Kvaerner for delivery of the steel substructure for the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 process platform.The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) award…

Bilfinger Secures Johan Sverdrup Contracts

Oct 30, 2018

German based Bilfinger said on Tuesday it has received follow-up orders from its contract partner, the Norwegian service company Aibel, that are to tie in with phase 1 of the Equinor operated Johan Sverdrup oil field project on the Norwegian continental shelf…

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