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Subsea 7 Wins 'Very Large' Sangomar Contract

Jan 10, 2020

Offshore installation and construction specialist Subsea 7 has said it has won a 'very large' subsea equipment contract from Woodside for the Sangomar project offshore Senegal.Subsea 7 has won a contract in cooperation with Schlumberger's One…

Oil, New Investors Keeping FPSO Market Buoyant

Jan 09, 2020

Rising oil prices are bolstering the numbers of floating production systems on-order or in the planning stage, with fresh orders from Northern Europe and Brazil merely adding to a buoyant market, a new report says.In the doldrums just a few years ago…

Premier Oil, Rockhopper in Sea Lion Farmout Push

Jan 08, 2020

Premier Oil and Rockhopper, two oil companies working to develop the Sea Lion oil field offshore the Falkland Islands, have welcomed Navitas as their potential new partner in the project.The companies have signed non-binding heads of terms with Navitas Petroleum…

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Jan 08, 2020

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet…

Royston Overhauls Aoka Mizu FPSO Power Systems

Jan 06, 2020

Royston said it has completed the overhaul of a critical power system on board the Bluewater Services operated floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Aoka Mizu.The diesel power specialist said its team of engineers undertook the 6…

Subsea 7 Confirms Executive Management Changes

Jan 02, 2020

Offsore services firm Subsea 7 on Thursday announced changes to its executive management team, including the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer and three Executive Vice Presidents, effective from January 1, 2020.John Evans is now in place as Chief Executive Officer…

Santos Plans Van Gogh Maintenance

Dec 31, 2019

Australian oil and gas producer Santos Ltd said on Tuesday it plans to carry out maintenance between April and August at its offshore production unit that produces Van Gogh crude.'The Ningaloo Vision will be undergoing scheduled dry dock maintenance in Singapore over this period…

In Norway, Balder Signals Party Still On

Dec 26, 2019

Norway at years’ end is marking “50 years of oil” and ushering in decades more oil wealth with the go-ahead of the Balder-Ringhorn life extension project along with dozens of other life-extenders.The North Sea oilfield was the first discovered off Norway in 1967…

An Unconventional Cement Packer Repair

Dec 23, 2019

CannSeal unlocks development of an additional reservoir by restoring integrity to an unconventional cement packer designAnnular isolation technology specialist CannSeal aided the successful repair of an unconventional cement packer design, 4 ½” in 9 5/8” with limited cement…

First Deck Complete on Johan Sverdrup P2

Dec 23, 2019

Aibel Thailand, which is building the Main Support Frame (MSF) module for Johan Sverdrup’s P2 process platform, said it has completion of the first deck at the company’s yard in Laem Chabang.In November, the project reached a major milestone…

Decommissioning Hard to Nail Down

Dec 23, 2019

The North Sea decommissioning picture is murky at best, and its constantly evolving timetable is proving difficult to plan for, judging by the qualifying comments of a number of operators and regulators, of late.While the technology of offshore…

Subsea 7 Wins GoM Contract

Dec 22, 2019

Subsea 7, the subsea engineering, construction and services company serving the offshore energy industry, announced the award of a sizeable SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) contract by BP for the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico…

Regulator Orders Terra Nova FPSO Shutdown

Dec 20, 2019

The oil regulator for the Atlantic Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ordered a production shutdown by Suncor Energy's offshore Terra Nova site, finding the company was not compliant with required inspections and repairs.Terra Nova…

Subsea 7 Wins Chevron Gulf of Mexico Work

Dec 20, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 on Friday announced it has secured a contract from Chevron for the subsea installation services at the St. Malo field, located in the Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.Subsea 7’s scope of work includes project management…

SNC-Lavalin to Pay Over $210 Mln for Libyan Affair

Dec 19, 2019

Canadian offshore contractor, SNC-Lavalin, will pay a CAD 280 million (USD 213 million) fine after pleading guilty to fraud and an influence-peddling charges involving the son of former Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi.On Thursday, the Quebec…

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