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Woodside Makes FID for Pyxis Hub Project

Oct 18, 2019

Woodside said it has made a final investment decision (FID) for the Pyxis Hub project offshore North West Australia.The Australian energy company revealed in its third quarter earnings report that the FID was taken for the project in August 2019…

Jutal Offshore Wins Contracts Worth $490m

Oct 17, 2019

Chinese oil and gas techincal services company Jutal Offshore Oil Services has announced that the company has obtained a slew of new contracts with total value of RMB3.5bn ($490mln).The number of new contracts include large-scale core modules construction of Arctic LNG 2 natural gas project…

Wood Names Cox as Americas CEO

Oct 16, 2019

Energy services company Wood said Stephanie Cox  will take over as CEO of its Americas business, succeeding Andrew Stewart who has been appointed executive president of strategy and development for the global business.Responsible for the firm’s…

MODEC, Yinson Win FPSO Charters from Petrobras

Oct 16, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has signed letters of intent with Japan’s MODEC and Malaysia’s Yinson for charter contracts for two floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) for the Marlim field offshore Brazil…

Veolia to Equip Liza Unity FPSO

Oct 15, 2019

Veolia Water Technologies said its VWS Westgarth subsidiary has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by SBM Offshore for the supply of a seawater treatment package for the Liza Unity floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO)…

TechnipFMC Wins EPC Contract from PetroVietnam

Oct 15, 2019

TechnipFMC announced on Tuesday it has been awarded a contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline across Nam Con Son basin and Cuu Long basin in Vietnam.The scope…

BP to Shut West Chirag Platform for Maintenance

Oct 11, 2019

BP said on Friday it would shut down its West Chirag platform in Azerbaijan for 15 days starting on Oct. 15 for planned maintenance.'In accordance with the plan, production from the West Chirag platform will be suspended on 15 October for about 15 days to enable efficient maintenance…

GSI Expands in the UK

Oct 10, 2019

Offshore equipment and engineered solutions provider Gulfstream Services International (GSI) said it has moved into its new Aberdeen headquarters as part of an effort targeting expansion in the North Sea and beyond.The firm has expanded into an 8…

Drops Risks Not Fully Accounted For -Dropsafe

Oct 09, 2019

The offshore oil and gas sector urgently needs a comprehensive strategy to ensure that the risks of dropped objects are mitigated effectively prior to and during decommissioning. If mismanaged, drops may result in safety risks for personnel…

All-polymer Pipeline Connector Delivered

Oct 09, 2019

Swagelining, the polymer lining specialist for subsea pipelines, said it has installed its LinerBridge connector technology for the first time for three North Sea projects..The Swagelining team installed the LinerBridge polymer lining connectors…

Martin Linge, Njord Cost Estimates Climb

Oct 07, 2019

Norway's Martin Linge offshore oil and gas project will cost $865 million more than previously expected and take an extra half year to come on line, the government and operator Equinor announced on Monday.The government has also raised its estimate…

Buzzard Oilfield Shutdown for Repair Work

Oct 04, 2019

China's CNOOC shut down the 150,000 barrel per day Buzzard oilfield in the British North Sea to repair pipework on the platform, a spokesman said on Friday.Buzzard plays a role in global oil pricing as it is the main contributor to the Forties crude stream…

Saipem Wins BP Azerbaijan Job

Oct 04, 2019

Saipem, in consortium with Boshelf LLC and STAR GULF FZCO, has recently been awarded three new contracts by BP for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil and gas (ACG) field offshore Azerbaijan.Saipem has been a key contractor in this field since the 1990s…

Shell Awards Pierce Scope to Subsea 7

Oct 04, 2019

Services company Subsea 7 said it has secured a contract from Shell for the Pierce depressurisation project in the UK North Sea, located approximately 160 miles offshore, east of Aberdeen.Shell announced it has taken financial investment decision (FID) for the project on Thursday…

Shell Reaches FID for Pierce Upgrade

Oct 03, 2019

Operator Shell and its partner Ithaca Energy have taken final investment decision (FID) to upgrade the Pierce oilfield in the UK North Sea so that it can produce natural gas, Shell said on Thursday.The depressurization project involves modifying the existing floating production…

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