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Lundin Announces Solveig Development Plan

Mar 27, 2019

Lundin Petroleum on Wednesday announced its plans to develop the Solveig oilfield, formerly known as Luno II, offshore Norway, with startup planned in 2021.The Solveig oil discovery in PL359, is located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

RDS Tallies Design Engineering Contract

Mar 12, 2019

KCA Deutag’s engineering and design solutions provider RDS has been awarded a new contract for the detailed design of a drilling facility for an offshore platform.The contract, which marks RDS’s first detail design award for a new greenfield platform since the oil price decline in 2014…

Neptune to Present Plan for Duva, Gjoea P1

Feb 21, 2019

Operator Neptune Energy will on Thursday present investment plans for two Norwegian oil and gas fields, the country's energy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.The plan for Duva (previously known as Cara) and Gjoea P1 amount to almost 10 billion crowns ($1…

Kvaerner to Study Floating Wind Structures

Feb 11, 2019

Norway based Kvaerner said it has signed a contract with Norwegian energy company Equinor to study how floating concrete substructures for offshore wind turbines can be designed and constructed for the planned Hywind Tampen project in the North Sea…

Wood Brings a Regional Focus Globally

Jan 25, 2019

Wood is using a global yet regional approach to complete offshore projects around the world.Kent McAllister, Wood’s president for capital projects upstream & midstream, called Equinor’s Peregrino 2 project a good example of that kind of global yet regional approach…

Saipem Wins EPIC Work from Saudi Aramco

Jan 18, 2019

Italian services company Saipem announced Friday it has been awarded two engineering, procurement, installation and construction EPIC contracts from Saudi Arabian national oil company Saudi Aramco as part of the long term agreement for offshore activities in Saudi Arabia…

Saipem Scores Additional Zohr Work

Dec 20, 2018

Italian services company Saipem said it has secured more than $1.2 billion worth of additional work for the “supergiant” Zohr field development project, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea.Saipem announced on Thursday it won an offshore contract addendum with Petrobel…

New Research on Gulf of Mexico Loop Current

Dec 19, 2018

More than $10 million in grant funding has been awarded for a group of new projects that aim to fill research gaps in order to help improve understanding and prediction of the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS).As the Gulf of Mexico's dominant ocean circulation feature…

Exxon, BHP to Develop West Barracouta Gas Field

Dec 13, 2018

ExxonMobil Corp and the world's top miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday they approved development of the West Barracouta gas field in the Gippsland Basin in Australia, to bring fresh gas to Australian domestic markets.Exxon said the project…

Western Gas Chooses McDermott, BHGE for Equus Project

Dec 12, 2018

Western Gas announced Wednesday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with oil and gas service and technology providers McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), for the development of the Equus Gas Project offshore Western Australia…

Aquaterra to Install Two Platforms for FIRST E&P in Nigeria

Nov 27, 2018

Global offshore engineering solutions provider Aquaterra Energy in conjunction with Maerlin Nigeria Ltd, its local partner, has been awarded a contract by FIRST Exploration and Petroleum Development Company Ltd (FIRST E&P) to design, engineer…

Talos Awards Zama Contract to McDermott

Nov 15, 2018

McDermott International announced Thursday it has been awarded a contract from Talos Energy for concept and engineering services for the Zama field development project – the first offshore Mexico block awarded to a private operator.The contract is for engineering services…

Aibel Wins Gudrun Contract

Nov 15, 2018

Norwegian services company Aibel said it has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract for Gudrun Phase 2 Water Injection in the North Sea. The contract with operator Equinor also includes an option for the actual implementation in the form of engineering…

ABS Awards AIP to HHI’s Deepwater FLNG Hull

Oct 22, 2018

ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) Deepwater Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) hull design.HHI advises the Newbuilding Conversion FLNG hull design for offshore application can be constructed for about…

Woodside Picks KBR Offshore Australia Contract

Oct 11, 2018

Australian oil and gas company  Woodside Energy, as Operator for and on behalf of the Browse JV, has awarded KBR the Concept Definition engineering contract for the two gas FPSO facilities for the proposed Browse to North West Shelf Development…

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